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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, March 14, 2011

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

 

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RESOLUTION FOR RECONSIDERATION

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

11-0101R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF TRAILS COORDINATOR AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- MOTION TO RECONSIDER FAILED 3-6 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)

 

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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)


11-0120R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF THE 2009 LAKESIDE LOWER CENTRAL STREET IMPROVEMENT CONTRACT. -- PASSED


11-0121R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF 2009 WOODLAND AVENUE MSA KENT ROAD TO ARROWHEAD ROAD CONTRACT. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0111R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE AND TEMPORARY DANCE LICENSE TO HERMANTOWN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, 4015 AIRPARK BOULEVARD. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


11-0112R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ISSUING TEMPORARY DANCE LICENSES TO GRANDMA’S MARATHON - DULUTH, INC., CANAL PARK DRIVE AND BUCHANAN STREET. -- PASSED


11-0113R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO NORTHLAND VIETNAM VETERANS ASSOCIATION (BLUES FEST), BAYFRONT PARK. -- PASSED

 

11-0137R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH E.O. JOHNSON COMPANY, INC., FOR INVENTORY, ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO THE CITY’S IMAGING REPRODUCTION FACILITIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,500. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-0119R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF ASSISTANT CITY AUDITOR INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


11-0122R - RESOLUTION ABOLISHING 29 OBSOLETE AND INACTIVE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS. -- PASSED


11-0123R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SAFETY AND TRAINING SPECIALIST AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


11-0133R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PROJECT ENGINEER. -- PASSED


11-0134R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PERMIT PROCESS SUPERVISOR AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0118R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY (MINNESOTA HOUSING) RELATED TO THE LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM. -- PASSED


11-0124R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING $5,000 AND $4,000 IN SETTLEMENT OF THE DEBTS OWED TO THE REVOLVING LOAN FUND FORMERLY OPERATED BY NORTH STAR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF RELEASES. -- PASSED


11-0125R - RESOLUTION DISCHARGING $105,240.76 IN DEBT OWED TO THE REVOLVING LOAN FUND FORMERLY OPERATED BY NORTH STAR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN            (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


11-0108R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXTENSION OF AND AMENDMENTS TO A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY TO ALLOW REPAIRS TO THE DULUTH AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE. -- PASSED


11-0109R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO ARROWHEAD CONCRETE WORKS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF READY-MIX CONCRETE DURING YEAR 2011 AT AN ESTIMATED TOTAL OF $81,599.06. -- PASSED


11-0126R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH VESSCO, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF TWO DRY POLYMER MAKE-DOWN SYSTEMS FOR THE LAKEWOOD WATER TREATMENT PLANT FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $81,215.44. -- PASSED


11-0129R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT FOR THE 2011 STREET PRESERVATION PROJECT AND TO ASSESS A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED

 

11-0135R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH WOOLPERT, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO PROVIDE A SERVICE UPGRADE OF HIGHER DENSITY LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING (LIDAR) DATA AND TO PROVIDE THREE INCH PIXEL IMAGERY OF THE CITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $118,750. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0114R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES IN CANAL PARK ON JUNE 18, 2011, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GRANDMA'S MARATHON AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS. -- PASSED


11-0117R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING REVISED PENALTY SCHEDULE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES PURSUANT TO DULUTH CITY CODE CHAPTER 12. -- PASSED


11-0132R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FROM FEMA IN THE AMOUNT OF $152,640 FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING VARIOUS SAFETY-RELATED EQUIPMENT FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0060R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ARROWHEAD ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AGENCY FOR THE PROVISION OF THE SENIOR DINING AND MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAMS. -- PASSED


11-0115R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO MEYER GROUP OF DULUTH, PC, FOR PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING SERVICES RELATED TO MECHANICAL SYSTEM AND BUILDING ENVELOPE UPGRADES AT THE MAIN LIBRARY FOR A TOTAL OF $56,160. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considerated:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

11-0116R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NELSON AUTO CENTER, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF THREE 2011 GMC SIERRA 2500HD 4WD EXTENDED CAB WORK TRUCKS FOR A TOTAL OF $104,930.07. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)


11-0127R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO THANE HAWKINS POLAR CHEVROLET FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FOUR 2011 CHEVROLET EXPRESS CARGO VANS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $90,024.97. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)


11-0128R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NORTHSTAR INTERNATIONAL, INC., D.B.A. ASTLEFORD INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS, FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF THREE 2011 INTERNATIONAL MODEL 7500 SINGLE AXLE CAB AND CHASSIS UNITS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $245,920.94. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILORS ANDERSON AND HARTMAN

 

11-0140R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING S.F. NO. 197 PERMITTING SUNDAY LIQUOR SALES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER            (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-0138R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT APPOINTMENTS TO THE TOURISM TAX TASK FORCE (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN            (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)

 

11-0131R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF IVANHOE STREET FROM 49TH AVENUE EAST TO 54TH AVENUE EAST AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $1,369,200. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

11-0130R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 10-0422 AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH SALO ENGINEERING, INC., FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND FINAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PLANS FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF IVANHOE STREET FROM 49TH AVENUE EAST TO 54TH AVENUE EAST IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,014 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $90,534.52. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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At this time, Councilor Fosle left the meeting.

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


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 2/14) -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Fosle absent)


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At this time, Councilor Fosle returned to the meeting.

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The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-008-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 MU-B, MIXED USE-BUSINESS PARK, TO R-1, RESIDENTIAL TRADITIONAL, THAT AREA OF PARK POINT FROM EIGHTH STREET TO 11TH STREET, FROM MINNESOTA AVENUE TO THE REAR PROPERTY LINE (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


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Adjourned at 9:17 p.m.