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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, December 6, 2010

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - July 15 & 19, 2010. -- APPROVED

 

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The following resolution was considered at this time:

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER AND PRESIDENT ANDERSON

 

10-0625R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE FOR SELECTING A CANDIDATE TO FILL THE FOURTH DISTRICT COUNCIL SEAT OF KERRY GAUTHIER. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Gauthier abstained)

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RESOLUTION TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


10-0579R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2011.  (TABLED 11/22 FOR 12/20 PUBLIC HEARING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


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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)

 

10-0611R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2011, TO DECEMBER 31, 2011, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


10-0592R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ALS ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


10-0593R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO COMMUNITY CHARITIES OF MINNESOTA. -- PASSED

 

10-0620R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PERMANENT EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF DULUTH ENTERTAINMENT CONVENTION CENTER, 350 HARBOR DRIVE. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)

 

10-0603R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MAINTENANCE WORKER. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-0591R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO HELP INCREASE PUBLIC ACCESS TO ENGER TOWER. -- PASSED


10-0594R - RESOLUTION REPEALING RESOLUTION 86-0426 CREATING THE VOTING ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-0589R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 10-0424 AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO AYRES ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING FOR THE ANDERSON ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $124,100 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $432,001. -- PASSED


10-0600R - RESOLUTION AMENDING GUIDELINES FOR THE PRIVATE SEWER SERVICE GRANT PROGRAM. -- PASSED


10-0609R - RESOLUTION INCREASING THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE ORDER TO ARROWHEAD CONCRETE WORKS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF READY-MIX CONCRETE DURING YEAR 2010, BY $35,000, FOR AN ESTIMATED CONTRACT TOTAL OF $90,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


10-0595R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CITY CONTRACT NO. 21014 WITH LHB ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS, INC., TO INCLUDE SPECIAL INSPECTION AND MATERIALS TESTING SERVICES, INCREASING THE AMOUNT PAYABLE BY $34,379. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions are also for consideration at this meeting:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


10-0590R - RESOLUTION DISTRIBUTING THE ESTIMATED 2011 TOURISM TAXES OF HOTEL-MOTEL AND FOOD AND BEVERAGE.  (AMENDMENT) -- PASSED WITHOUT AMENDMENT 8-1 (Stauber)


10-0596R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ANNUAL BONDING PLAN FOR 2011. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0597R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A $3,534,265 GENERAL OBLIGATION WATER UTILITY REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2010D, AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PAYMENT. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0598R - RESOLUTION APPROVING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN AND CALLING FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON INTENTION TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 475.521. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0599R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL EQUIPMENT NOTES, SERIES 2011, AND APPROVING THE CAPITAL EQUIPMENT LIST ASSOCIATED WITH THE NOTES IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $4,550,000. -- PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)

 

10-0610R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2011, TO DECEMBER 31, 2011, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


 

10-0612R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2011, TO DECEMBER 31, 2011, BUDGETS OF THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)

 

10-0624R - RESOLUTION STATING COUNCIL POLICY REGARDING SNOW DUMP SITES FOR THE 2010/2011 SNOW SEASON. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)

 

10-0601R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PAYROLL PRACTITIONER, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0602R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0604R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE TITLE OF THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PAYROLL COORDINATOR TO PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0605R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0606R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS REPRESENTATIVE, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0607R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


10-0608R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES BENEFITS TECHNICIAN INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO HUMAN RESOURCES TECHNICIAN. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


10-066-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2011. -- 1st READING


10-067-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2011 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. -- 1st READING


10-069-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2011. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-063-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH TO EXERCISE POWERS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, CHAPTER 462C, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- 1st READING

 

10-068-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 50-18.1, 50-36.6 AND 50-41.269 OF CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO SHORELAND STANDARDS. -- 1st READING


BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-061-O - AN ORDINANCE ADDING NEW SECTIONS 34-15 AND 34-16 TO THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING TRUANCY ABATEMENT. -- 1st READING

 

10-062-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29A OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE CITY HOUSING, PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND RENTAL CODE.  (REPLACEMENT) (AMENDMENT) -- AMENDED, NEW 1st READING ON 12/20/2010


10-065-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE FILE NO. 10-059 AND AMENDING CHAPTER III, SECTION 13, OF THE CITY OF DULUTH HOME RULE CHARTER, 1912, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO ORDINANCE PUBLICATION REQUIREMENTS. -- 1st READING


10-070-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 29A-27, AND REPEALING SECTION 29A-32.1, OF CHAPTER 29A OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE RENTAL LICENSING 300 FOOT RULE. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-064-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE DPUC TO HEAR APPEALS UNDER CHAPTERS 43 AND 48 OF THE CODE, AMENDING SECTIONS 43-33.2, 48-1 AND 48-15.3 AND ARTICLE XV OF CHAPTER 48 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


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Adjourned at 9:05 p.m.