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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, July 11, 2011

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - May 23, 2011. -- APPROVED

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0342R - RESOLUTION APPROVING FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE BUILDING IN DULUTH 2011 SPENDING PLAN. (TABLED 6/27 FOR PUBLIC HEARING) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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 6/27 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORDINANCE 11-024) -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY


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 6/27 FOR MORE INFORMATION) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


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 6/27) (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0349R - RESOLUTION ADDING A NEW REQUIREMENT FOR ARCHERY HUNTERS PARTICIPATING IN THE ANNUAL DEER MANAGEMENT HUNT. (TABLED 6/27 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORDINANCE 11-020) -- FAILED 2-7 (Fosle, Halberg)


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES


11-0289R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH JUNGLE BOY BOXING GYM, A MINNESOTA NONPROFIT CORPORATION, FOR THE OPERATION OF THE OBSERVATION COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER.  (TABLED 6/27 FOR MORE INFORMATION) -- 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)


11-0374R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF THE DEMOLITIONS CONTRACT NO. 5441. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0358R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER 1 AND CHANGE ORDER 2 TO CONTRACT 21313 WITH MIDWEST ELECTRICAL GROUP, INC., FOR ELECTRICAL LIGHTING UPGRADES AT ENGER TOWER, FOR AN INCREASE OF $41,467.03 AND A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $137,820.03. -- PASSED


11-0361R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO IRVING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


11-0362R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR NORTH SHORE WRESTLING CLUB. -- PASSED


11-0363R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO RIDGEVIEW COUNTRY CLUB, 700 WEST REDWING STREET. -- PASSED


11-0364R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF STOCK OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF MALLOW ENTERPRISES, INC. (BIG BOTTLE SHOP), 2401 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


11-0369R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO SWANSON & YOUNGDALE, INC., FOR THE EXTERIOR PAINTING OF SUPERIOR STREET SKYWALKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,513 AND ACCEPTING A CONTRIBUTION OF $18,513 FROM THE GREATER DOWNTOWN COUNCIL ON BEHALF OF ADJOINING PROPERTY OWNERS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-0311R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF ALEXIS LIVADAROS AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF BRANDON MAURISAK, DAVID SCHAEFFER AND DONALD SIMONS, REPLACING DENNIS BIRCHLAND, AARON BRANSKY AND YVONNE HARVEY, TO THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


11-0313R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF DAVID KOHLHAAS AND TODD TORVINEN AND THE APPOINTMENT OF DAN O’NEILL, REPLACING ALAN JOHNSON, TO THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-0365R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH, LAKE SUPERIOR ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $69,895.99. -- PASSED


11-0366R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF ASSISTANCE PROVIDED FROM THE LEAGUE OF MINNESOTA CITIES TO HELP COVER EXPENSES FOR COMMUNITY DIALOGUES WHICH WILL ADDRESS CITY GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND HOW THOSE SERVICES ARE SUSTAINED. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


11-0357R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO STACK BROTHERS MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A STEAMLINE EXTENSION TO ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL AND ST. LUKE’S NEW CLINIC FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $154,600. -- PASSED


11-0368R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE REPAIR OF A SIDEWALK VAULT LOCATED AT 114 WEST FOURTH STREET AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $14,000. -- PASSED


11-0375R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA ACCEPTING A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 FOR THE DESIGN AND STUDY OF SUSTAINABLE PAVEMENT USING THIN BONDED OVERLAY CONSTRUCTED WITH TACONITE AND SHINGLES. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0355R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE NE MN STATEWIDE HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (SHIP), IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,000 FOR THE PURCHASE OF TWO RADAR SPEED CONTROL SIGNS. -- PASSED


11-0367R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE ADMINISTRATION WORK WITH MN/DOT TO REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY OF INSTALLING STOP LIGHTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF 75TH AVENUE WEST AND GRAND AVENUE/HIGHWAY 23.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


11-0371R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH STATE FIRE MARSHAL TO INSPECT PUBLIC SCHOOLS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0354R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SECOND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT NO. 19606 WITH SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL ASSOCIATION CORRECTING PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS. -- PASSED


11-0356R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO AWARD $15,000 TO THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF DULUTH FOR EQUIPMENT AT PLAYFRONT PARK PURSUANT TO THE MATCHING PROVISION OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT REVITALIZATION PROGRAM. -- PASSED


11-0372R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A DONATION FROM THE HANK JENSEN GOLF TOURNAMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,500 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW TOURNAMENT GOLF PAVILION AT ENGER PARK GOLF COURSE. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN            (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


11-0359R - RESOLUTION ENDORSING THE DULUTH CITY OPERATIONS ENERGY ACTION PLAN FOR YEARS 2011-2015 TO REDUCE ENERGY AND RESOURCE USE IN CITY OPERATIONS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0370R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING DISBURSEMENT OF GRANT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $19,853.44 FROM THE PUBLIC FACILITY AND PROGRAM FUND PURSUANT TO CITY CODE SECTION 10A-18.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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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


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The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-027-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 50-1, 50-2, 50-3, 50-7, 50-9.4, 50-11.1, 50-14.5, 50-14.6, 50-14.7, 50-15.2, 50-15.4, 50-16.5, 50-18.1, 50-18.3, 50-19, 50-20.1, 50-20.3, 50-20.4, 50-20.5, 50-20.6, 50-21.2, 50-21.3, 50-22.2, 50-22.7, 50-23.2, 50-24.1, 50-24.2, 50-24.4, 50-24.5, 50-24.6, 50-25.1, 50-25.2, 50-25.3, 50-25.4, 50-25.9, 50-26.1, 50-26.4, 50-27.5, 50-30, 50-30.1, 50-30.2, 50-30.5, 50-31.1, 50-33.2, 50-33.4, 50-35, 50-36.3, 50-36.4, 50-37.1, 50-37.4, 50-37.7, 50-37.8, 50-37.11, 50-37.12, 50-37.13, 50-38.5, 50-39.2, AND 50-41 OF CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO REVISIONS OF THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER. -- 1st READING


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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Adjourned at 8:40 p.m.