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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, August 29, 2011

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - June 9, 13, 27, July 11 and 18, 2011. -- APPROVED


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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


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) -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Hartman abstained)


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-0434R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0007, AS AMENDED, RETAINING MAKI AND OVEROM, CHARTERED, INCREASING THE AMOUNT BY $300,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,060,000. (TABLED 8/15) -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Nay: Stauber; Abstention: Boyle)


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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)


11-0447R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF DULUTH AND LAW ENFORCEMENT LABOR SERVICES, LOCAL 363 FOR 2011. -- PASSED

 

11-0456R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF DULUTH AND THE CONFIDENTIAL UNIT OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, REPRESENTED BY CHICAGO AND MIDWEST REGIONAL JOINT BOARD, AFFILIATED WITH WORKERS UNITED/SEIU, FOR 2011. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0401R - RESOLUTION APPROVING RENEWAL AND ISSUANCE OF ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR, ON SALE SUNDAY INTOXICATING LIQUOR, ADDITIONAL BAR, ON SALE DANCING, 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE AND LATE HOUR ENTERTAINMENT LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2012. -- PASSED


11-0402R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE WINE RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2012. -- PASSED


11-0403R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE CLUB LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2012. -- PASSED


11-0404R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2012. -- PASSED


11-0405R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF BREWERY MALT LIQUOR OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2012. -- PASSED


11-0440R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER ONE AND CHANGE ORDER TWO TO CONTRACT 21293 WITH VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR ADDITIONAL WORK ASSOCIATED WITH BITUMINOUS PAVING IMPROVEMENTS AT DULUTH CITY FIRE HALLS, FOR AN INCREASE OF $39,575, AND A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $183,601. -- PASSED


11-0448R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO RJS CONSTRUCTION GROUP, LLC, FOR SIDING REPLACEMENT OF DULUTH FIRE HALL NO. 2 IN THE AMOUNT OF $77,274. -- PASSED


11-0450R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH MICROSOFT LICENSING GP AND SHI FOR THE USE OF SPECIFIED MICROSOFT SOFTWARE PRODUCTS FOR UP TO SIX YEARS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,207,598.70. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0436R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN - FUTURE LAND USE MAP FOR THE KENWOOD/EDISON SCHOOL SITE AT 1750 KENWOOD AVENUE. -- PASSED


11-0437R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF AN ALLEY LYING WESTERLY OF THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF 98TH AVENUE WEST, BLOCK 28, GARY FIRST DIVISION DULUTH (GREGORY PRIVETTE). -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON      (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


11-0438R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR FAIR HOUSING ENFORCEMENT AND ACCEPTING $14,820 IN COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FUNDING. -- PASSED


11-0451R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT TO ACCEPT EASEMENTS FROM SPIRIT VALLEY LAND COMPANY, LLC, IN THE RIVERSIDE AREA AT NO COST. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0439R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH CHECK DIVERSION PROGRAM, LLC, FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE WORTHLESS CHECK DIVERSION PROGRAM AT NO COST TO THE CITY. -- PASSED


11-0449R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM MINNESOTA BOARD OF FIREFIGHTER TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,904.16 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL TRAINING. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0445R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A THREE YEAR CONCESSION AGREEMENT WITH THE CHESTER BOWL IMPROVEMENT CLUB FOR THE OPERATION OF CHESTER BOWL CHALET, ALPINE SKI AREA AND OTHER PROGRAMMING FOR THE SUM OF $60,000. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0444R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO DENY THE APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE BY RORY BLAZEVIC FROM THE FLOODPROOFING AND FLOOD PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 50-18.1.C OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE.  (REPLACEMENT) -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY


11-0446R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO DENY THE APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE BY RORY BLAZEVIC FROM THE FLOODPROOFING AND FLOOD PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 50-18.1.C OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


11-0442R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ONE-TIME EXPENDITURE OF NOT TO EXCEED $75,000 IN ADDITION TO PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED FIVE YEAR ANNUAL EXPENDITURE OF $80,000 TO CBIZ BENEFITS AND INSURANCE SERVICES, INC., FOR A MARKET-COMPETITIVE CITY EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION EVALUATION ANALYSIS PURSUANT TO CURRENT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT. -- PASSED 6-3 (Gardner, Halberg, Stauber)


11-0443R - RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE TOURISM TAX TASK FORCE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS. -- PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Hartman, Stauber)


11-0454R - RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN ADVISORY REFERENDUM PERTAINING TO THE SALE OF THE CITY-OWNED STEAM SYSTEM. -- TABLED

 

11-0455R - RESOLUTION SUBMITTING A PROPOSED ORDINANCE CREATING A PARKS FUND AND AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL LEVY OF $2,600,000 TO SUPPORT IT TO THE VOTERS AT A SPECIAL ELECTION ON NOVEMBER 8, 2011. -- TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


11-0441R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO IMPROVE A PORTION OF OXFORD STREET, LIVINGSTON AVENUE AND GLENWOOD STREET AND TO ASSESS A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON      (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


11-026-O - AN ORDINANCE ADDING A NEW SECTION 34-26 TO THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGULATING LOITERING IN PUBLIC PLACES WITH THE INTENT TO ENGAGE IN PROSTITUTION OR THE SALE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS. (TABLED 8/15) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


11-033-O - AN ORDINANCE MODIFYING CONDITIONS FOR DEFERRAL OF ASSESSMENTS, AMENDING SECTION 45.83 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING

 

11-039-O - AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE PARKS FUND, AMENDING CHAPTER 20 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, LEVYING A TAX AS PROVIDED FOR IN LAWS OF MINNESOTA, 1953, CHAPTER 560, SECTION 1, TO FUND IT AND SETTING FORTH THE PROCESS APPLICABLE THERETO, SUBJECT TO REFERENDUM. -- 1st READING

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-009-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8, SECTIONS 8-9, 8-13, 8-25, 8-40, 8-45, 8-50, 8-52, 8-54, 8-56, 8-57, 8-58, 8-62 AND 8-68 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-034-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 MU-N, MIXED USE NEIGHBORHOOD, TO MU-C, MIXED USE COMMERCIAL, THE ENTIRE PARCEL AT THE SOUTHEASTERN CORNER OF COMMONWEALTH AVENUE AND EAST GARY STREET (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


11-035-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO GRANDMA’S SPORTS BAR AND GRILL A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF METAL CORNICES, CANOPY/MARQUEE AND AWNINGS TO PROJECT INTO THE LAKE AVENUE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY. -- 1st READING


11-036-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE IV OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE VACATION OF HIGHWAYS. -- 1st READING


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER AND COUNCILOR BOYLE


11-037-O - AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR POSTING AND MAILING OF NOTICE OF A PROPOSED SALE OF CITY PROPERTY BY AUCTION, AMENDING SECTION 2-177.2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


11-038-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 26-37 AND REPEALING SECTION 26-39 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING THE NUMBER OF REQUIRED ON-DUTY BRIDGE TENDERS. -- 1st READING


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2 


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-028-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 MIXED USE NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) AND MIXED USE BUSINESS PARK (MU-B) TO FORM DISTRICT 5 (F-5), MID-RISE COMMUNITY SHOPPING AND OFFICE, THE PROPERTY ALONG WEST SUPERIOR STREET FROM GARFIELD AVENUE TO 22ND AVENUE WEST IN THE LINCOLN PARK BUSINESS DISTRICT (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-029-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE WEST HILLSIDE AREA TO ANDREW J. AND CATHERINE E. SILL FOR $50,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-030-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE AREA TO DIANNA L. HUNTER AND DEBORAH M. ANDERSON FOR $55,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-031-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE AREA TO DIANNA L. HUNTER AND DEBORAH M. ANDERSON FOR $30,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-032-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE WEST HILLSIDE AREA TO FRANK T. HENNESSEY AND STEPHANIE L. HENNESSEY FOR $20,000.  (REPLACEMENT) -- FAILED 1-8 (Fosle)


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Adjourned at 10:03 p.m.