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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 14, 2011

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - November 4, 8 and 22, and December 6 and 20, 2010. -- APPROVED

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-0045R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT AND TRUST AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ENTERTAINMENT CONVENTION CENTER, HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH AND DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY TO FORM AND IMPLEMENT A JOINT POWERS ENTERPRISE, ALONG WITH APPROVAL OF THE BYLAWS OF THE JOINT POWERS ENTERPRISE. (TABLED 1/24 FOR COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 3                         (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG (Introduced by President Gardner)


10-0644R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. (TABLED 12/20/2010; RETABLED 1/10 & 1/24/2011)  (AMENDMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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UNFINISHED BUSINESS


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN            (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


11-0039R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE STANDING RULES - AMENDMENTS. -- FAILED 4-5 (Boyle, Gardner, Halberg, Hartman)


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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)


11-0063R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF VAULT REMOVAL. -- PASSED


11-0064R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF EAST SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION. -- PASSED


11-0065R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF 2010 STREET PRESERVATION, WEST EIGHTH STREET. -- PASSED


11-0066R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF 2010 STREET PRESERVATION, GLENWOOD STREET. -- PASSED


11-0067R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF 2010 STREET PRESERVATION, MINNESOTA AVENUE. -- PASSED


11-0068R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF 2010 STREET PRESERVATION, SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


11-0069R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF 2010 STREET PRESERVATION, 43RD AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED


11-0070R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF 2010 STREET PRESERVATION, MALL DRIVE. -- PASSED


11-0071R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH WAGNER, FALCONER & JUDD, LTD, FOR LEGAL SERVICES IN COLLECTIONS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0044R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF GOLDEN EAGLE LIQUORS, LLC (SPORTSMEN’S LIQUOR), 3904 GRAND AVENUE. -- PASSED


11-0062R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 10-0546, INCREASING THE CONTRACT WITH MORTON SALT, INC., BY $322,003.69 FOR JANUARY THROUGH APRIL 2011. -- PASSED


11-0073R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE THEATER LIQUOR LICENSE TO COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA, 1200 KENWOOD AVENUE. -- PASSED


11-0074R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR UMD DUCKS UNLIMITED. -- PASSED


11-0077R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF HACIENDA DEL SOL, INC. (HACIENDA DEL SOL), 319-321 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


11-0078R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO MIDWEST ELECTRICAL GROUP, INC., FOR THE ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION AND LIGHTING OF ENGER TOWER LOCATED AT ENGER PARK FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $96,353. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-0048R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WAREHOUSE SPECIALIST. -- PASSED


11-0079R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PLANNER II. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0053R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) TO INSURE CERTAIN DEDA PROPERTY UNDER THE CITY’S PROPERTY AND BOILER INSURANCE POLICIES. -- PASSED


11-0076R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES WITH BARR ENGINEERING COMPANY RELATED TO THE EXPANSION OF THE EPICUREAN AND LOLL MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN WEST DULUTH IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $67,500. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN            (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


10-0047R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF 36TH AVENUE EAST FROM SUPERIOR STREET TO FOURTH STREET AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $1,044,000. -- PASSED


11-0051R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO REPAIR A SIDEWALK VAULT LOCATED AT 114 WEST FOURTH STREET AND TO ASSESS A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED


11-0056R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A LOAN/GRANT AGREEMENT FOR CIPP REHABILITATION OF SANITARY SEWERS FOR SEWER BASIN NO. 2. -- PASSED


11-0057R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A LOAN AGREEMENT FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS FOR DULUTH’S RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY. -- PASSED


11-0058R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A LOAN/GRANT AGREEMENT FOR SANITARY SEWER IMPROVEMENTS FOR DULUTH’S RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY. -- PASSED


11-0059R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A LOAN/GRANT AGREEMENT FOR LIFT STATION NO. 45 PUMPING AND FORCE MAIN IMPROVEMENTS. -- PASSED


11-0081R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO STACK BROS. MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR RELOCATION OF 16 INCH STEEL GAS MAIN SOUTH OF I-35 NEAR RECYCLE WAY IN THE AMOUNT OF $120,800. -- PASSED


11-0082R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH LAKE SUPERIOR CONSULTING, LLC, FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO PROVIDE CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING FOR THE GREAT LAKES GAS TRANSMISSION INTERCONNECT REGULATOR STATION UPGRADE IN THE AMOUNT OF $56,061. -- PASSED


11-0083R - RESOLUTION AMENDING AND RENEWING JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT NO. 20604 WITH THE DULUTH ENTERTAINMENT CONVENTION CENTER (DECC) AUTHORITY FOR THE OPERATION OF THE MINNESOTA SLIP PEDESTRIAN DRAW BRIDGE DURING YEAR 2011 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $35,174. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0049R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON SOUTH STREET FROM 19TH AVENUE EAST TO 20TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED


11-0050R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A 15 MINUTE PARKING ZONE ON FIRST STREET NEAR SEVENTH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED


11-0055R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON 36TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0046R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UNCONDITIONAL GIFTS FROM INDIVIDUALS, CIVIC GROUPS, CORPORATIONS AND OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES FOR THE BENEFIT OF IMPROVEMENTS TO ENGER PARK IN 2011 AND 2012. -- PASSED


11-0054R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATIONS TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES PARKS AND TRAILS LEGACY GRANT PROGRAM FOR THE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASES II AND III (MUNGER TRAIL EXTENSION) AND THE DULUTH TRAVERSE TRAIL SYSTEM PHASE I (BIKE TRAIL EXTENSION THROUGHOUT THE CITY). -- PASSED


11-0061R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MEMORIAL PARK AND LAURA MACARTHUR SCHOOL JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 709 OF DULUTH. -- PASSED

 

11-0080R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UNCONDITIONAL GIFTS FROM THE DULUTH LIBRARY FOUNDATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LIBRARY FOR 2011 AND 2012. -- PASSED


11-0086R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UNCONDITIONAL GIFTS FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LIBRARY IN 2011 AND 2012. -- PASSED

 

11-0090R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO CONTRACT NO. 21216 WITH MNDNR INCREASING THE GRANT THEREUNDER BY $2,000. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

11-0072R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO MARSHALL SCHOOL (MARSHALL AUCTION), 1215 RICE LAKE ROAD. -- DATE AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON      (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


11-0052R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING DETACHMENT OF PROCTOR FAIRGROUNDS FROM DULUTH AND ANNEXATION TO PROCTOR. -- TABLED


BY COUNCILORS ANDERSON AND HARTMAN


11-0087R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A TOURISM TAX TASK FORCE. -- TABLED

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-001-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 11-1 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO INCORPORATE CURRENT STATUTORY DEFINITIONS.  (TABLED 1/24 FOR MORE INFORMATION) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


11-007-O - AN ORDINANCE CREATING TOURISM ATTRACTION REINVESTMENT AND INVESTMENT FUND TO FUND INVESTMENT AND REINVESTMENT IN PUBLIC TOURISM-RELATED INFRASTRUCTURE, PROVIDING FOR FUNDING THEREOF AND FOR EXPENDING FUNDS THEREFROM, ADDING A NEW DIVISION 9 TO ARTICLE 2 OF CHAPTER 20 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-002-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AS REFERENCED IN CHAPTER 50, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-2, RESIDENTIAL-URBAN, TO MU-I, MIXED USE-INSTITUTIONAL, THE PROPERTY THAT CONSTITUTES THE CAMPUS OF THE COLLEGE OF SAINT SCHOLASTICA (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-003-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AS REFERENCED IN CHAPTER 50, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM I-W, INDUSTRIAL WATERFRONT, AND MU-N, MIXED USE NEIGHBORHOOD, TO MU-W, MIXED USE WATERFRONT, THE WESTERN BAYFRONT DISTRICT PROPERTY BETWEEN SIXTH AND TENTH AVENUES WEST SOUTH OF RAILROAD STREET (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-004-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AS REFERENCED IN CHAPTER 50, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM I-W, INDUSTRIAL WATERFRONT, TO MU-W, MIXED USE WATERFRONT, PROPERTY AT 1000 MINNESOTA AVENUE (LAKEHEAD BOAT BASIN, INC.) -- TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-005-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 29A-27 AND 29A-29 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS AND LICENSING, AND ADDING A NEW SECTION 29A-32.1 PROVIDING AUTHORITY FOR A RENTAL CONVERSION FEE.  (AS AMENDED) -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Nays:  Fedora, Fosle; Abstention: Cuneo)


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Adjourned at 9:55 p.m.