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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, June 13, 2011

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTION TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0259R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF THE ALLEY ON NORTON’S DULUTH OUTLOTS LOT 14 THAT IS THE EASTERLY EXTENSION OF THE ALLEY IN BLOCK 1, JOHNSON’S ADDITION (SEMPER DEVELOPMENT).   (TABLED 5/23) -- 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 FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


11-0240R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR ASSESSMENTS LEVIED AGAINST BENEFITTED PROPERTY WITH REGARD TO PROPERTY VIOLATIONS DURING THE PERIOD OF MARCH 1, 2010, TO MARCH 1, 2011, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 12 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- PASSED


11-0320R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF DULUTH AND LOCAL 101 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS FOR THE YEAR 2010. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0288R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH TIERNEY BROTHERS, INC., FOR THE PHASE II TECHNOLOGY UPGRADE FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $66,550.60. -- PASSED


11-0297R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE FROM DUBH LINN, LLC (DUBH LINN PUB & BILLIARDS), 109 WEST SUPERIOR STREET TO DUBH LINN, INC. (DUBH LINN PUB & BILLIARDS), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


11-0298R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A BED AND BREAKFAST WINE LICENSE TO A. G. THOMSON HOUSE HISTORIC BED AND BREAKFAST INN, LLC (A. G. THOMSON HOUSE), 2617 EAST THIRD STREET. -- PASSED


11-0299R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PERMANENT EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF ZEITGEIST ARTS, LLC (TEATRO/ZINEMA/ZA CAFÉ), 222 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Cuneo)


11-0300R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR BREWING COMPANY, LLC, (TWIN PORTS BRIDGE FEST), BAYFRONT PARK. -- PASSED


11-0301R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF CHASERS OF DULUTH, INC. (BEDROCK BAR), 2023 WEST SUPERIOR STREET AND ALPINE BAR & LOUNGE, INC. (ALPINE BAR & LOUNGE), 1308 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-0285R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF ROGER REINERT TO THE ENTERTAINMENT AND CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY, REPLACING YVONNE PRETTNER SOLON. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0304R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUILDING IN DULUTH 2011 CONDITIONAL GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND DEWITT-SEITZ MARKETPLACE, LLC, RELATING TO THE RENOVATION OF WAREHOUSE SPACE IN THE DEWITT-SEITZ BUILDING FOR LEASE TO GEACOM, INC. -- PASSED


11-0318R - RESOLUTION OF CONCEPTUAL SUPPORT FOR PROVIDING A SUBSTANTIAL BUSINESS SUBSIDY ASSISTANCE TO INVOLTA FOR A PROJECT THAT PROVIDES SUBSTANTIAL BENEFITS TO THE COMMUNITY OTHER THAN DIRECT JOB CREATION. -- PASSED


11-0319R - RESOLUTION RESCINDING PRIOR MODIFICATION AND APPROVING A REVISED MODIFICATION TO THE CANADIAN NATIONAL (FORMERLY KNOWN AS DMIR) RAILROAD JOBZ SUBZONE #100 REALLOCATING CERTAIN ACRES IN SAID SUBZONE TO FORM A NEW JOBZ SUBZONE CALLED THE DULUTH TECHNOLOGY PARK SUBZONE #100.1. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON      (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


11-0287R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A 25 YEAR COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE INSTALLATION AND ONGOING MAINTENANCE OF A NEW FISHING PIER AT BOY SCOUT LANDING ON THE ST. LOUIS RIVER IN THE GARY-NEW DULUTH AREA. -- PASSED


11-0321R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING A MODIFICATION TO THE REDEVELOPMENT PLAN/HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR PROJECT AREA NO. 1 AND ESTABLISHING THE FIREHOUSE REDEVELOPMENT TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT THEREIN AND ADOPTING A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN THEREFOR. -- PASSED

 

BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-0274R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING POLLING PLACES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 13, 2011, MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD PRIMARY ELECTION AND THE NOVEMBER 8, 2011, MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD GENERAL ELECTION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN            (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


11-0278R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 02-0304 AMENDING CONTRACT 19206 FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES WITH LHB, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION AND INSPECTION FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 93402 ON SECOND STREET AT CHESTER CREEK TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $102,464 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $160,202. -- PASSED


11-0282R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF APPROXIMATELY 7,800 FEET OF STREETS IN THE RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY, INCLUDING ST. LOUIS COURT, INDUSTRIAL AVENUE, RIVERVIEW AVENUE, VIEWCREST AVENUE, MARINE COURT, SPRING STREET, RIVERSIDE DRIVE, MANITOU STREET, SUNNYSIDE STREET, UNION STREET, ENGLAND AVENUE, CATO AVENUE, PENTON BOULEVARD AND EAST PENTON BOULEVARD ALLEY, AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $6,933,208. -- PASSED


11-0283R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING BRIDGE BOND GRANT AGREEMENT 98419 AND ACCEPTING THE GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 69679 (OLD BRIDGE NO. L8476) OVER MILLER CREEK AT LINCOLN PARK DRIVE IN THE AMOUNT OF $727,242.50. -- PASSED


11-0284R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING BRIDGE BOND GRANT AGREEMENT NO. 98492 AND ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 69812 AT 27TH AVENUE WEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $627,298.75. -- PASSED


11-0292R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO INSITUFORM TECHNOLOGIES USA, INC. FOR 2011 CURED-IN-PLACE PIPE (CIPP) REHABILITATION OF SANITARY SEWERS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $485,806.70. -- PASSED


11-0293R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO CRYSTEEL TRUCK EQUIPMENT FOR THE OUTFITTING OF FOUR INTERNATIONAL PLOW TRUCKS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $113,504.33. -- PASSED


11-0295R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ULLAND BROTHERS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF FINE COLD MIX BLACKTOP FOR THE CONTRACT PERIOD JUNE 1, 2011, THROUGH MAY 31, 2012, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $49,827.80. -- PASSED  8-0-1 (Fedora)


11-0305R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST TO MNDOT TO PROVIDE ADVANCE FUNDING FROM THE LOCAL BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM (LBRP) FOR VARIOUS CITY PROJECTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,834,817.75. -- PASSED


11-0307R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 93402 IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,119,891. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Fedora)


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0281R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH WOODLAND HILLS PROVIDING FOR THE USE OF PROPERTY FOR POLICE TRAINING AT NO COST TO THE CITY. -- PASSED


11-0286R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO GRANT AGREEMENT CFMS CONTRACT #B47896 WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE INCREASING THE AMOUNT BY $1,200 TO REIMBURSE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR EMS COSTS. -- PASSED


11-0303R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, OFFICE OF STATE COURT ADMINISTRATION, TO ENABLE THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO ACCESS COURT RECORDS AND DATA. -- PASSED

 

11-0306R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A DONATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,000 FROM THE POLICE WELFARE ASSOCIATION AND ACCEPTING $2,000 FROM THE DULUTH POLICE GYM FUND TO BE USED TOWARDS THE PURCHASE OF GYM EQUIPMENT FOR THE DULUTH POLICE GYM. -- PASSED

 

11-0315R - RESOLUTION RESCINDING RESOLUTION 99-0652 ESTABLISHING THE RESIDENT PERMIT PARKING ZONE AROUND THE OLD EAST HIGH SCHOOL. -- PASSED


11-0317R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES ON COMMONWEALTH AVENUE ON JUNE 25, 2011, IN CONJUNCTION WITH FAR WEST FEST AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0290R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A DONATION FROM THE JULIA NEWELL MARSHALL FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $40,000 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW GAZEBO AND ACCESSIBLE TRAILS IN ENGER PARK. -- PASSED


11-0294R - RESOLUTION AMENDING AGREEMENT 21244 WITH COLLABORATIVE DESIGN GROUP, INC., FOR ADDITIONAL ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH ENGER TOWER RECONSTRUCTION AND ENGER PARK MASTER PLAN, THEREBY AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE OF $46,800, AND A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $140,280. -- PASSED


11-0296R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING USE OF UP TO $142,488 OF UNSPENT ZOO FUNDS FOR SELECT LAKE SUPERIOR ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN PROJECTS NECESSARY FOR RE-ACCREDITATION. -- PASSED


11-0308R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE NE MN STATEWIDE HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (SHIP), IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,500 FOR THE PURCHASE OF BICYCLE RACKS. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0291R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT WITH ENVENTIS TELECOM, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF CISCO INFRASTRUCTURE EQUIPMENT TO SUPPORT THE CITY’S VOICE AND DATA NETWORK FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $1,204,282.95. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

11-0309R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING PORTIONS OF CERTAIN STREETS IN THE VICINITY OF DULUTH EAST HIGH SCHOOL AS RESIDENT PERMIT PARKING ZONES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


11-021-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAPTER 34, SECTION 42, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALE AND POSSESSION OF SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS. -- 1st READING

 

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The following entitled ordinances are to be read for the second time:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-018-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-1, RESIDENTIAL-TRADITIONAL, TO R-2, RESIDENTIAL-URBAN, THE PROPERTY ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF ARROWHEAD ROAD FROM 1413 WEST ARROWHEAD ROAD TO THE EXTENDED LINE (NORTHERLY) MYERS AVENUE (CITY OF DULUTH). -- TABLED


11-019-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-1, RESIDENTIAL-TRADITIONAL, TO MU-N, MIXED USE NEIGHBORHOOD, THE ENTIRE PARCEL AT THE NORTHWESTERN CORNER OF KENWOOD AVENUE AND ARROWHEAD ROAD (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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Adjourned at 9:00 p.m.