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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, March 28, 2011

 

ROLL CALL  -- ABSENT:  Anderson

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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 BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-0142R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS OF MEMBERS TO CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS. -- PASSED


11-0143R - RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING PATRICK BOYLE AND JOHN BRUGGEMAN TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0149R - RESOLUTION VACATING SLOPE EASEMENTS ON THE SECOND STREET ALLEY BETWEEN BLOCK 40 AND BLOCK 36, PORTLAND DIVISION OF DULUTH, AND VACATING SLOPE EASEMENTS ON SECOND STREET AFFECTING BLOCK 40, PORTLAND DIVISION OF DULUTH (ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL). -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN            (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


11-0152R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA FOR THE FURNISHING OF PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DULUTH STREAMS PROJECT. -- PASSED


11-0153R - RESOLUTION CREATING THE ADVANCED HOME ENERGY AUDIT PROGRAM, APPROVING PROGRAM GUIDELINES AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES TO ADMINISTRATE THE PROGRAM IN CONFORMANCE THEREWITH AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $40,000. -- PASSED


11-0161R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF DOUGHERTY FUNERAL HOME IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,891.92. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0145R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HALDEMAN-HOMME, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF HIGH-DENSITY STORAGE AT THE NEW POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $355,938.30. -- PASSED


11-0157R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT WITH MOTOROLA, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF 66 PORTABLE RADIOS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT FOR THE DULUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $100,913.06. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0158R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO BIGBELLY SOLAR, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF TEN TWO-UNIT SOLAR POWERED TRASH/RECYCLING KIOSKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $61,318.25. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0139R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO NSIGHTTEL, LLC, D/B/A CELLCOM, FOR A 345 FOOT TELECOMMUNICATIONS TOWER IN AN R-1 DISTRICT AT APPROXIMATELY 1500 EAST ORANGE STREET. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-0141R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FIFTH AMENDMENT TO THE MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND (MIF) AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING A FIFTH AMENDMENT TO THE MIF LOAN AGREEMENT AND A FIFTH PROMISSORY NOTE MODIFICATION AGREEMENT WITH NORTHSTAR MACHINE & TOOL, INC., D.B.A. NORTHSTAR AEROSPACE, MODIFYING PAYMENTS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2011. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

11-0155R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BUILDING IN DULUTH 2011 SPENDING PLAN. -- TABLED FOR MORE INFORMATION


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0146R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NORTHSTAR INTERNATIONAL, INC., D.B.A. ASTLEFORD INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS, FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF ONE 2011 INTERNATIONAL MODEL 7500 SINGLE AXLE CAB AND CHASSIS UNIT FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $81,973.65. -- PASSED 5-3-1 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-0144R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING __________________ TO THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE AND PRESIDENT GARDNER


11-0110R - RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO MINNESOTA HOUSE FILE 3830 REGARDING IMMIGRATION POLICY. -- PASSED 5-3-1 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, FEDORA AND FOSLE


11-0156R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE DISSOLUTION OF THE MINNEAPOLIS-DULUTH/SUPERIOR PASSENGER RAIL ALLIANCE. -- FAILED 3-5-1 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON, COUNCILOR HARTMAN AND PRESIDENT GARDNER


11-0162R - RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO HF42 REGARDING CUTS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AID. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-0151R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC., THE CITY OF DULUTH AND DULUTH STEAM COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $2.3 MILLION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN            (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


11-0147R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE 2011 STREET PRESERVATION PROJECT AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $3,640,000. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Stauber)


11-0150R - RESOLUTION INCREASING THE CONTRACT WITH BROCK WHITE COMPANY, LLC, AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF AN ADDITIONAL CRACK SEALING TRAILER FOR $52,422.01, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $104,844.02. -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Fosle, Stauber)


11-0154R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING 2011 POTHOLE REDUCTION PROGRAM AND GUIDELINES THEREFORE AND ALLOCATING $1.2 MILLION TO IMPLEMENT SAID PROGRAM. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Stauber)


11-0160R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SECOND AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT NO. C21221 WITH AYRES ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING FOR THE ANDERSON ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $119,536 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $551,537. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILORS HARTMAN AND ANDERSON


11-0163R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF GOVERNMENT TRANSPARENCY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-010-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH LEGISLATIVE CODE TO PROVIDE FOR THE REMOVAL OF A PORTION OF GREY’S CREEK DESIGNATED AS GENERAL DEVELOPMENT SHORELAND FROM THE NATURAL RESOURCES OVERLAY DISTRICT LOTS 13, 14, 15 AND 16 OF BLOCK 26, LAKEVIEW DIVISION OF DULUTH. -- 1st READING


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER AND COUNCILOR HARTMAN


11-011-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 34-17 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO PREDATORY OFFENDER RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS. -- 1st READING


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Adjourned at 10:12 p.m.