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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, June 27, 2011

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - April 11 and 25, May 9, 2011. -- APPROVED


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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)


11-0339R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FIRST AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT NO. 21,196 WITH CRW SYSTEMS, INC., MODIFYING SERVICES AND TIME LINES AND INCREASING THE CONTRACT AMOUNT BY $19,500. -- PASSED


11-0347R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0417R INCREASING THE AVAILABLE LINE OF CREDIT FROM $2,000,000 TO $4,000,000 AS NEEDED FOR BOTH OPERATIONS AND THE NEW AIRPORT TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT. -- PASSED


11-0351R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE ADMINISTRATION REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A FOUR WAY STOP AND/OR INSTALLING STOP LIGHTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF 43RD AVENUE EAST AND SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0322R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO AMENDOLA BUILDERS, INC., FOR THE MODERNIZATION AND DECOMMISSIONING OF CITY HALL ELEVATORS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $657,743. -- PASSED


11-0324R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH BEDROCK FLINT, INC., FOR TUCKPOINTING AT VARIOUS ZOO LOCATIONS, THEREBY INCREASING THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE ORDER AMOUNT BY $190,882, FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $234,647. -- PASSED


11-0327R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF AN ON SALE WINE LICENSE TO MINNESOTA WINE EXCHANGE, LLC (MINNESOTA WINE EXCHANGE), 1330 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


11-0328R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES OF VARIOUS LICENSEES. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-0310R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF SUZANNE ROSS AND ROGER WEDIN TO THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


11-0312R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF FRANK JEWELL TO THE LIBRARY BOARD, REPLACING MARTHA WATSON. -- PASSED


11-0314R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF ALBERT M. KATZ TO THE SANITARY SEWER BOARD OF THE WLSSD. -- PASSED


11-0348R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS MANAGER, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


11-0350R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF EDWIN K. HALL TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION, REPLACING NICHOLAS LANSING. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0340R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN - FUTURE LAND USE MAP FOR THE ROCKRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SITE AT 4849 IVANHOE. -- PASSED


11-0344R - RESOLUTION VACATING A 120 FOOT PORTION OF THE WESTERLY END OF ALLEY IN JOHNSON’S ADDITION BETWEEN LOTS 1 AND 5 AND 2 AND 6, WESTERLY OF LOTS 3 AND 7. -- PASSED


11-0345R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FIRST AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT WITH MILLER-DWAN FOUNDATION HOSPICE HOUSE LLC FOR THE AMBERWING DEVELOPMENT MODIFYING DRIVEWAY DESIGN PARAMETERS. -- PASSED


11-0353R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF RAILROAD STREET (RENAMED COMMERCE STREET AND NOW RENAMED LAKE PLACE DRIVE) ADJOINING LOTS 17,19 AND 21, BLOCK 2, INDUSTRIAL DIVISION OF DULUTH AND A PORTION OF ST. CROIX AVENUE (RENAMED SOUTH FIRST AVENUE AND NOW RENAMED CANAL PARK DRIVE) ADJOINING LOTS 31, 32, 33 AND 34, BLOCK 1, INDUSTRIAL DIVISION OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON      (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


11-0334R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING MODEL PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR CITY PARTICIPATION IN THE STATE OF MINNESOTA PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS PROGRAM. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

11-0331R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO JMF CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR THE 2011 SANITARY AND STORM MANHOLE ADJUSTMENT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $73,921.08. -- PASSED


11-0332R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING BRIDGE BOND GRANT AGREEMENT NO. 98420 AND ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 93402 AT SECOND STREET OVER CHESTER CREEK IN THE AMOUNT OF $559,945. -- PASSED


11-0335R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH MNSCU TO AUTHORIZE CONSTRUCTION OF DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS ON CITY PROPERTY. -- PASSED


11-0336R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH ISD 709 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS IN AND ADJACENT TO THE RIGHT-OF-WAY NEAR 40TH AVENUE EAST AND SUPERIOR STREET RELATED TO THE EAST HIGH SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT. -- PASSED


11-0341R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING ALL PREVIOUSLY UNDESIGNATED SEWER BASINS AND PORTIONS OF BASINS FOR I&I ENFORCEMENT UNDER CHAPTER 43 AND GIVING NOTICE TO AFFECTED PROPERTIES. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0323R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH TIERNEY BROTHERS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES FOR THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR A TOTAL OF $55,112.96. -- PASSED

 

11-0333R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON SUPERIOR STREET AND FIRST STREET IN CONJUNCTION WITH GREATER DOWNTOWN COUNCIL SIDEWALK DAYS. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR HALBERG    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES

 

11-0316R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT 21312 WITH MEYER GROUP OF DULUTH, PC, FOR ADDITIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE MAIN LIBRARY HEATING-VENTILATING-AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM UPGRADES, AN INCREASE OF $17,250 AND A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $73,410. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

11-0329R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF TC, INC. (DULUTH INDIA PALACE), 319 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-0330R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF ZEITGEIST ARTS, LLC (TEATRO/ZINEMA/ZA CAFÉ), 222 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Cuneo abstained)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0337R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION REQUIRING T-MOBILE CENTRAL, LLC, TO OBTAIN SPECIAL USE PERMITS FOR EQUIPMENT UPGRADES AT VARIOUS TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES. -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA (APPEAL WAS WITHDRAWN)


11-0338R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION REQUIRING T-MOBILE CENTRAL, LLC, TO OBTAIN SPECIAL USE PERMITS FOR EQUIPMENT UPGRADES AT VARIOUS TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES. -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA (APPEAL WAS WITHDRAWN)


11-0342R - RESOLUTION APPROVING FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE BUILDING IN DULUTH 2011 SPENDING PLAN. -- TABLED FOR 7/11 PUBLIC HEARING


11-0346R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REQUEST FOR A CONCURRENT USE OF STREETS PERMIT ON THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF GRAND AVENUE AND 58TH AVENUE WEST (DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY). -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORDINANCE 11-024 ON 7/11

 

BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON      (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


11-0352R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LONG TERM LOAN AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR DISPLAY AND PRESERVATION OF THE TWO CITY-OWNED STAINED GLASS TIFFANY WINDOWS. -- TABLED FOR MORE INFORMATION


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


11-0325R - RESOLUTION CREATING THE NORTHERN EXPANSION AREA FOR THE EXPANSION OF NATURAL GAS SERVICE AND ESTABLISHING A TWO-TIER RATE STRUCTURE TO FACILITATE SAID EXPANSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-0326R - RESOLUTION CREATING THE FOND DU LAC EXPANSION AREA FOR THE EXPANSION OF NATURAL GAS SERVICE AND ESTABLISHING A TWO-TIER RATE STRUCTURE TO FACILITATE SAID EXPANSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-0343R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING NO PARKING HERE TO CORNER ON SECTIONS OF SUPERIOR STREET, SECOND STREET AND THIRD STREET IN THE VICINITY OF 12TH AVENUE EAST AND 14TH AVENUE EAST. -- TABLED FOR MORE INFORMATION


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0349R - RESOLUTION ADDING A NEW REQUIREMENT FOR ARCHERY HUNTERS PARTICIPATING IN THE ANNUAL DEER MANAGEMENT HUNT. -- TABLED FOR CONSIDEARTION WITH ORDINANCE 11-020 ON 7/11

 

BY COUNCILOR HALBERG    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES


11-0289R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH JUNGLE BOY BOXING GYM, A MINNESOTA NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, FOR THE OPERATION OF THE OBSERVATION COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER. -- TABLED FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


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 6/13) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-022-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 CANAL PARK AREA BUSINESS DISTRICT, FROM RAILROAD STREET TO THE DULUTH SHIP CANAL, FROM MIXED USE-NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) TO FORM DISTRICTS, (F-3) MID-RISE COMMUNITY SHOPPING, (F-5) MID-RISE COMMUNITY SHOPPING AND OFFICE, AND (F-9) CANAL PARK LAKEFRONT (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


11-023-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO ODYSSEY DEVELOPMENT A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR PARKING IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED ON AN 18 FOOT STRIP ON THE NORTH SIDE OF SOUTH STREET ADJACENT TO PROPERTY AT 431 SOUTH 23RD AVENUE EAST. -- 1st READING


11-024-O - AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A REQUEST FOR A CONCURRENT USE OF STREETS PERMIT ON THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF GRAND AVENUE AND 58TH AVENUE WEST, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILORS FOSLE AND HALBERG


11-020-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 6-77 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO HUNTING DEER BY BOW AND ARROW. (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-025-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 6-77 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO HUNTING DEER BY BOW AND ARROW. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second 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. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Anderson abstained)

 

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Adjourned at 7:58 p.m.