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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, September 27, 2010

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - May 24, June 14 and June 28, 2010. -- APPROVED


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RESOLUTION TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


10-0477R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF UTILITY MAINTENANCE WORKER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. (TABLED 9/13) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.

 


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


10-0508R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH KANUIT & BRAY, LTD., FOR LEGAL SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 PLUS CONTINGENCY FEE. -- PASSED


10-0509R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0742 ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2010; ADDING UDC PRINTING FEE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

10-0495R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VENTURE FUELS FOR PROVIDING COAL TO THE DULUTH STEAM COOPERATIVE DISTRICT ONE FOR THREE HEATING SEASONS AS FOLLOWS: APPROXIMATELY $2,546,880 FOR 2010-2011; APPROXIMATELY $2,546,880 FOR 2011-2012, AND APPROXIMATELY $2,546,880 FOR 2012-2013 FOR A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT TOTAL OF APPROXIMATELY $7,640,640. -- PASSED


10-0503R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR COMPLETION OF BITUMINOUS PAVING IMPROVEMENTS AT DULUTH CITY FIRE HALLS NOS. 1, 4 AND 7, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $144,026. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-0500R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF THE ALLEY BEHIND PROPERTIES LOCATED BETWEEN 208 AND 210 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE AND 5300 BRISTOL STREET (MINER’S, INC). -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-0466R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH INFRATECH, INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF TWO CCTV (CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION) FORD E-350 TRUCKS WITH IBAK RAPIDVIEW CAMERA EQUIPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $387,757.38. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


10-0496R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH AVRIO RMS GROUP, LLC, FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A PORT SECURITY CAMERA SYSTEM WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $478,399. -- PASSED


10-0498R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SHI SOFTWARE HOUSE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION FOR THE TAX-EXEMPT PURCHASE OF 20 PANASONIC LAPTOPS FOR NEW POLICE EMERGENCY VEHICLES IN THE AMOUNT OF $83,120. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


10-0494R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CITY INITIATE AND FUND A SMALL AREA PLAN FOR A PORTION OF PARK POINT. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

10-0493R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF DAJER, INC. (LAKE SUPERIOR BOTTLE SHOP), 31 EAST FIRST STREET. -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

10-0501R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE ALLEY BETWEEN 44TH AND 46TH AVENUES WEST SOUTH OF GRAND AVENUE AND A UTILITY EASEMENT ON WEST SECOND STREET ALSO KNOWN AS TRAVERSE STREET (J&S PARTNERSHIP). -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Fedora abstained)

 

10-0502R - RESOLUTION ISSUING TO HEARTLAND DIGITAL OUTDOOR DENIAL OF A C-5 PLAN AMENDMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF AN OFF PREMISE ELECTRONIC BILLBOARD AT 1101 MALL DRIVE. -- PASSED 5-4 (Anderson, Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)

 

10-0510R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AN APPLICATION TO AMEND A C-5 PLAN FOR CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF AN OFF PREMISE ELECTRONIC BILLBOARD AT 1101 MALL DRIVE SUBMITTED BY HEARTLAND DIGITAL OUTDOOR. -- FAILED 4-5 (Anderson, Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)

 

10-0505R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF 44TH AVENUE EAST BETWEEN LOT 9, BLOCK 108, AND LOT 16, BLOCK 109, LONDON ADDITION, AND RETAINING A UTILITY EASEMENT OVER THE ENTIRE VACATION AREA, PETITIONED BY JARROD B. NOVOTNY, 4401 DODGE STREET. -- PASSED 8-1 (Gauthier)


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER AND PRESIDENT ANDERSON


10-0499R - RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE HEARTSAFE NORTHLAND PROGRAM SPONSORED BY THE NORTHLAND CHAPTER OF THE RED CROSS AND OTHER COMMUNITY PARTNERS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

10-0507R - RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING DAN PROCTOR FOR HIS EXCEPTIONAL VOLUNTEER EFFORTS WORKING AT CHESTER BOWL AND LESTER PARK AND REQUESTING THE MAIN CHESTER BOWL TRAIL BE NAMED IN HIS HONOR. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILORS STAUBER AND BOYLE


10-039-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 34-40 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO SMOKING PROHIBITIONS IN CITY PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS.  (TABLED 8/30) (AMENDMENT) -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

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The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


10-050-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE XV, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO DUTIES OF THE CITY DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN COMMISSION. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-048-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 17 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM M-1, MANUFACTURING, AND I-P, INDUSTRIAL PARK, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL, PROPERTY BETWEEN 44TH AND 46TH AVENUES WEST SOUTH OF GRAND AVENUE (J&S PARTNERSHIP). -- 1st READING


10-049-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING PUBLIC DOCUMENT NO. 03-0324-15 TITLED “RAMSEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD DOCUMENTS OF IMPLEMENTATION.” -- 1st READING


10-051-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO JEFFREY B. SMITH AND PETER S. LAMBERT A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR OFF STREET PARKING AREA INTO THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF THE WEST SKYLINE PARKWAY ADJACENT TO PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 610 AND 618 WEST SKYLINE PARKWAY. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-047-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE LINCOLN PARK AREA TO PAUL JEFFREY AND MELISSA LYNN-SCHULTZ ODENBACH FOR $10,000. -- 1st READING


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-045-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE VII, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION. -- FAILED 1-8 (Stauber)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-046-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ASSESSMENT FOR SIDEWALK VAULT REPAIR OR ABANDONMENT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                 (PUBLIC SAFETY)


10-044-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 12-2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING DEFINITIONS OF VIOLATION AND PROPERTY VIOLATION TO REFLECT THE UDC AND ADDING CHAPTER 5 AMUSEMENTS TO PROPERTY VIOLATIONS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 8:23 p.m.