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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, May 9, 2011

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO               (PURCHASING & LICENSING)



11-0191R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH CITON COMPUTER CORPORATION FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF LENOVO COMPUTER HARDWARE (LAPTOPS) AND RELATED EQUIPMENT AS NEEDED IN YEAR 2011, NOT TO EXCEED THE BUDGET ALLOCATION OF $150,000.  (TABLED 4/25) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


11-0194R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR, INC., FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE AND RELATED PRODUCTS AS NEEDED IN YEAR 2011 NOT TO EXCEED THE BUDGET ALLOCATION OF $100,000.   (TABLED 4/25) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-0196R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SOFTWARE HOUSE INTERNATIONAL (SHI), INC., FOR COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE AS NEEDED IN YEAR 2011, NOT TO EXCEED THE BUDGET ALLOCATION OF $200,000.  (TABLED 4/25) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0210R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF TAX FORFEITED LAND FOR PARK, RECREATION AND UTILITY PURPOSE AT RIVERSIDE.  (TABLED 4/25 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH COMPANION ORDINANCE 11-017) -- 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 CUNEO               (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0175R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING DANCE LICENSE TO HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATES OF DULUTH, LLC (ACES ON FIRST), 113 WEST FIRST STREET. -- PASSED


11-0187R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH CRYSTEEL TRUCK EQUIPMENT FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FOUR MONROE VEE-BOX SANDERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $69,849.31. -- PASSED


11-0215R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH BERT’S TRUCK EQUIPMENT OF MOORHEAD, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FOUR TRIP EDGE PLOW AND WING PLOW PACKAGES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $66,638.70. -- PASSED

 

11-0228R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE TO THE LAKE EFFECT RESTAURANT, INC. (LAKE AVENUE CAFÉ), 394 LAKE AVENUE SOUTH. -- PASSED


11-0229R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO MARSHALL SCHOOL (ALL CLASS REUNION), 1215 RICE LAKE ROAD, AND THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA,1200 KENWOOD AVENUE. -- PASSED


11-0230R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR NORTHERN LIGHTS FOUNDATION. -- PASSED


11-0235R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH TOWMASTER, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FOUR COMPLETE FORCE AMERICA HYDRAULIC COMPONENT SYSTEMS IN THE AMOUNT OF $98,325. -- PASSED


11-0236R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ENGLE FABRICATION, INC., FOR THE REFURBISHING OF WATER TANKS AND SHEET METAL ON TWO FLUSHERS 3750 AND 3751 IN THE AMOUNT OF $104,448.94. -- PASSED


11-0237R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE CONSUMPTION AND DISPLAY LIQUOR LICENSE OF THE ORDER OF THE OWL’S, NEST #1200 (OWL’S CLUB), 118 EAST SECOND STREET. -- PASSED


11-0238R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF KEGLER’S INC. (INCLINE STATION), 601 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


11-0239R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ST. MARY’S DULUTH CLINIC FOUNDATION. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                            (PERSONNEL)


11-0212R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH MIDWEST EAP SOLUTIONS TO PROVIDE EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS AT AN ESTIMATED AVERAGE ANNUAL COST OF $9,910. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0216R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A DECREASE OF $90,039 IN THE 2011 HUD HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME) PROGRAM. -- PASSED


11-0217R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING DECREASE OF $292,099 IN THE 2011 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM. -- PASSED


11-0218R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF $500,000 IN CLIMATE SHOWCASE COMMUNITIES PROGRAM FUNDING FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY FOR THE DULUTH ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM (DEEP) AND AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY. -- PASSED


11-0219R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SUPPORT FOR THE REQUEST BY THE HILLSIDE APARTMENTS DULUTH, LLLP, TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA FOR THE AWARD OF LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDITS AND OTHER FUNDING FOR THE HILLSIDE APARTMENT PROJECT. -- PASSED

 

11-0232R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUILDING IN DULUTH 2011 CONDITIONAL GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND OLD CITY HALL, LLC, RELATING TO THE HISTORIC RENOVATION OF OLD CITY HALL AND THE LANGE MOTORS BUILDING. -- PASSED

 

11-0234R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUILDING IN DULUTH 2011 CONDITIONAL GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND MILLER DWAN FOUNDATION AMBERWING, LLC, RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER FOR AREA YOUTH AND FAMILIES. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN      (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


11-0203R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ZIEGLER, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A CATERPILLAR 311D RR TRACK EXCAVATOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $123,985.58. -- PASSED


11-0220R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO LUNDA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 69812 IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,438.837.52. -- PASSED


11-0221R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NPL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH PRESSURE GAS MAINS AND SERVICES IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $460,739.82. -- PASSED


11-0222R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENTS OVER A PORTION OF VACATED IVANHOE STREET AND ACCEPTING REDEDICATION OF EASEMENTS FOR PUBLIC STREETS AND UTILITIES OVER A PORTION OF VACATED IVANHOE STREET. -- PASSED


11-0223R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO ULLAND BROTHERS, INC., FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 36TH AVENUE EAST FROM SUPERIOR STREET TO FOURTH STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $910,540.60. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                          (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0213R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A SUPPLEMENTAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT FROM THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT THROUGH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $88,000 FOR THE BLIGHT AND NUISANCE CRIMES PREVENTION PROJECT. -- PASSED


11-0226R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, COMMISSION OF PUBLIC SAFETY, BUREAU OF CRIMINAL APPREHENSION, PROVIDING FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT TO CONTINUE PARTICIPATION IN THE MINNESOTA INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE PROGRAM. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG  (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0214R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH NATIONAL GOLF FOUNDATION CONSULTING, INC., FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF OPERATIONS AT ENGER PARK AND LESTER PARK GOLF COURSES, BOTH OWNED BY THE CITY OF DULUTH, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $28,500. -- PASSED


11-0224R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE WELSH CENTER, INC., D/B/A COPELAND VALLEY, A NONPROFIT CORPORATION, FOR THE PROVISIONS OF YOUTH PROGRAMMING AND RELATED SERVICES. -- PASSED


11-0227R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT MONEY IN THE AMOUNT OF $47,002 FROM THE ARROWHEAD LIBRARY SYSTEM FOR THE PURCHASE OF LIBRARY MATERIALS. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO               (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0225R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH PRECISE MRM, LLC, FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A GPS/AVL SYSTEM FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $462,153. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0231R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUILDING IN DULUTH 2011 CONDITIONAL GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND CEDAR BAY NORTH, LLC, RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN INDUSTRIAL BUILDING TO HOUSE SHOWROOM AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES OF MOLINE MACHINERY, LLC. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Fedora abstained)

 

11-0233R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUILDING IN DULUTH 2011 CONDITIONAL GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND DULUTH MINERALS, LLC, RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BUILDING TO ENCLOSE ITS MINERAL GRINDING PLANT. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Fedora abstained)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG  (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0244R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH TOWER OPTICAL COMPANY FOR COIN OPERATED OPTICALS TO BE PLACED AT LAKE PARK PLACE AND ENGER TOWER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-014-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE AREA TO HILLSIDE APARTMENTS DULUTH, LLLP, AT NO COST. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-015-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, PROPERTY AT 1001 TO 1025 EAST SECOND STREET (ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-016-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 OF THE PLAZA AREA BUSINESS DISTRICT, FROM TENTH AVENUE EAST TO 15TH AVENUE EAST, FROM MIXED USE-NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) TO FORM DISTRICT MID-RISE COMMUNITY MIX (F-4) AND THE LONDON ROAD BUSINESS DISTRICT AREA FROM 14TH AVENUE EAST TO 21ST AVENUE EAST FROM THE UTILITY EASEMENT ABOVE LONDON ROAD TO SOUTH STREET, FROM MIXED USE-NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) AND MIXED USE-BUSINESS PARK (MU-B) TO FORM DISTRICT LOW-RISE NEIGHBORHOOD MIX (F-2), RESPECTIVELY (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-017-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RECONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY IN THE RIVERSIDE ADDITION TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA SO THAT THE CITY CAN REQUEST FREE CONVEYANCE FOR PARK, RECREATION AND UTILITY PURPOSES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN      (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


11-013-O - AN ORDINANCE DEDICATING TO THE PUBLIC CERTAIN MESABA AVENUE RIGHT-OF-WAY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 7:35 p.m.