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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, November 14, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL  -- FEDORA ABSENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - September 12, 26 and October 10, 2011. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0530R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO GRANT THE APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT BY AT&T/NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS FOR A WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITY. (TABLED 10/10) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


11-0531R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO GRANT THE APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT BY AT&T/NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS FOR A WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITY. (TABLED 10/10) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER, COUNCILORS HARTMAN AND HALBERG


11-0556R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING GUIDELINES FOR COUNCIL MEMBER INTERNET USAGE AND USE OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DURING COUNCIL MEETINGS. (TABLED 10/24) -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA


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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)


11-0577R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO TERRAZZO & CONCRETE RESTORATION, INC., FOR THE 2011 LIBRARY PARKING RAMP RENOVATION PROJECT, CONSISTING OF PHASE I EMERGENCY REPAIRS OF $100,000.00 AND PHASE II CONSTRUCTION OF $284,920.20, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $384,920.20. -- PASSED


11-0592R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A BINGO LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR LINCOLN PARK BUSINESS GROUP. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-0576R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MASTER PLUMBER. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0596R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SIXTH AMENDMENT TO THE MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND (MIF) AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING A SIXTH AMENDMENT TO THE MIF LOAN AGREEMENT AND A SIXTH PROMISSORY NOTE MODIFICATION AGREEMENT WITH NORTHSTAR MACHINE & TOOL, INC., D.B.A. NORTHSTAR AEROSPACE, MODIFYING PAYMENTS FROM DECEMBER 1, 2011 THROUGH APRIL 30, 2012. -- PASSED


11-0605R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LEASE AGREEMENT WITH A & L PARTNERSHIP LLP FOR LEASE OF WORKFORCE CENTER SPACE IN THE DULUTH ATHLETIC CLUB BUILDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $357,650 PER YEAR. -- PASSED


11-0606R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBLEASE AGREEMENTS WITH DEED, NEMOJT AND AEOA FOR SUBLEASE OF SPACE IN THE DULUTH ATHLETIC CLUB BUILDING FOR THE JOINT WORKFORCE CENTER. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GARDNER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


NEW 11-0600R - RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 8, 2011. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


11-0561R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST TO MN/DOT TO PROVIDE ADVANCE FUNDING FROM THE STATE AID REGULAR/MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT FOR REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 93402 IN THE AMOUNT OF $547,081.92. -- PASSED


11-0566R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COUNTY PROJECT WITHIN MUNICIPAL CORPORATE LIMITS FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY NO. 3 (BECKS ROAD). -- PASSED


11-0567R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PIPELINE LICENSE AGREEMENTS WITH BNSF FOR WATER, GAS AND SANITARY SEWER LINES UNDER TRACKS FOR THE RIVERSIDE PROJECT AT A COST OF $4,500. -- PASSED

 

11-0572R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A LOAN/GRANT AGREEMENT FOR CIPP REHABILITATION OF SANITARY SEWERS IN SEWER BASIN NO. 24. -- PASSED


11-0580R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST TO MN/DOT TO PROVIDE AN ACCESS ROAD TO TRUNK HIGHWAY 61 AT CHASE AVENUE. -- PASSED


11-0589R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM MINNESOTA’S LAKE SUPERIOR COASTAL PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,100 FOR A PROJECT ENTITLED STORMWATER POND SEDIMENT EVALUATION. -- PASSED


11-0590R - RESOLUTION INCREASING CONTRACT 20595 WITH EPC ENGINEERING & TESTING FOR PROFESSIONAL FIELD AND TESTING SERVICES BY $25,000, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $40,000 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011. -- PASSED


11-0591R - RESOLUTION INCREASING CONTRACT 20716 WITH AMERICAN ENGINEERING & TESTING, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL FIELD AND TESTING SERVICES BY $25,000, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $40,000 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011. -- PASSED


11-0597R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A 50-YEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF HIGH PRESSURE GAS MAINS UNDER AMITY CREEK FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $826. -- PASSED


11-0598R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0269 AWARDING A CONTRACT WITH LHB, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE PAINTING AND STRUCTURAL REHABILITATION, PHASE 3, IN THE AMOUNT OF $80,021 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $384,193. -- PASSED


11-0599R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGENCY AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND MN/DOT FOR FEDERAL PARTICIPATION IN CONSTRUCTION. -- PASSED


11-0604R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SANITARY SEWER LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. LOUIS AND LAKE COUNTIES REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITY FOR CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF A REPLACEMENT SANITARY SEWER FORCE MAIN NEAR MCCULLOUGH STREET. -- PASSED


11-0607R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO JMF CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR THE CDBG-ARRA SIDEWALK REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $87,492.25. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-0570R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH DOMESTIC ABUSE INTERVENTION PROGRAMS FOR SERVICES UNDER SUPPLEMENTAL GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED “COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO CO-OCCURRENCE OF SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.” -- PASSED


11-0571R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH PROGRAM FOR AID TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT FOR SERVICES UNDER SUPPLEMENTAL GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED “COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO CO-OCCURRENCE OF SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.” -- PASSED


11-0573R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH MENDING THE SACRED HOOP, INC., FOR SERVICES UNDER SUPPLEMENTAL GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED "COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO CO-OCCURRENCE OF SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE." -- PASSED


11-0574R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR SERVICES UNDER SUPPLEMENTAL GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, FOR THE PROJECT ENTITLED “COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO CO-OCCURRENCE OF SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.” -- PASSED


11-0575R - RESOLUTION APPROVING WAIVING PARKING FEES AT CITY-OWNED DOWNTOWN PARKING RAMPS AND DOWNTOWN PARKING METERS AT CERTAIN TIMES DURING THE CHRISTMAS CITY OF THE NORTH PARADE AND BENTLEYVILLE TOUR OF LIGHTS 2011. -- PASSED


11-0578R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO MAVO SYSTEMS, INC., FOR THE ABATEMENT/DISPOSAL OF ASBESTOS, LEAD, AND MISCELLANEOUS HAZARDOUS WASTE ON DEMOLITION PROPERTIES FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $53,460. -- PASSED


11-0579R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR THE DEMOLITION OF SIX STRUCTURES AT VARIOUS CITY LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $51,681. -- PASSED


11-0581R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO GRANT NO. 2008-PSGP-00802 FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION EXTENDING THE TERM THEREOF TO JULY 31, 2012. -- PASSED


11-0582R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO PERFORM POLICE SERVICES PURSUANT TO OPERATION STONE GARDEN AND ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, BUREAU OF CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, THROUGH ST. LOUIS COUNTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $30,810.25. -- PASSED


11-0583R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $97,456 FOR AN AUTO THEFT INVESTIGATOR. -- PASSED


11-0588R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE AMOUNT OF $91,000 FOR THE 2012 TOWARD ZERO DEATHS PROJECT. -- PASSED

 

NEW 11-0609R - RESOLUTION SCHEDULING A PUBLIC HEARING TO ADD VARIOUS STREETS TO THE EXISTING RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING ZONE AROUND DULUTH EAST HIGH SCHOOL. -- PASSED


NEW 11-0610R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE NORTH SIDE OF SUPERIOR STREET BETWEEN 42ND AND 43RD AVENUES EAST BE POSTED NO PARKING FROM 2 AM TO 6 AM. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0569R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE JOHN BEARGREASE SLED DOG MARATHON, INC., FOR THE USE OF CITY PROPERTY FOR THE START OF THE SLED DOG MARATHON. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


11-0584R - RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $1,855,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2011A; ESTABLISHING THE TERMS AND FORM THEREOF; CREATING A DEBT SERVICE FUND THEREFOR; AND AWARDING THE SALE THEREOF. -- PASSED 6-2 (Fosle,Stauber)                                              REPLACEMENT


11-0585R - RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $3,045,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL EQUIPMENT NOTES, SERIES 2011B; ESTABLISHING THE TERMS AND FORM THEREOF; CREATING A DEBT SERVICE FUND THEREFOR; AND AWARDING THE SALE THEREOF.--PASSED 6-2 (Fosle, Stauber)                                                                REPLACEMENT


11-0586R - RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $3,215,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION GAS UTILITY REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2011C; ESTABLISHING THE TERMS AND FORM THEREOF; AND AWARDING THE SALE THEREOF. -- PASSED 6-2 (Fosle, Stauber)                                                                                   REPLACEMENT


11-0587R - RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $2,260,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER UTILITY REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2011D; ESTABLISHING THE TERMS AND FORM THEREOF; CREATING A DEBT SERVICE FUND THEREFOR; AND AWARDING THE SALE THEREOF. -- PASSED 6-2 (Fosle, Stauber) REPLACEMENT


11-0593R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A $278,149 GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER UTILITY REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2011A, AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PAYMENT. -- PASSED 7-1 (Stauber)


11-0594R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A $354,551 GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER UTILITY REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2011B, AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PAYMENT. -- PASSED 7-1 (Stauber)


11-0595R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A $1,605,655 GENERAL OBLIGATION WATER UTILITY REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2011C, AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PAYMENT. -- PASSED 7-1 (Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

11-0568R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) TO DISPOSE OF SNOW ON PROPERTY OWNED BY DEDA. -- PASSED 7-1 (Stauber)


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

11-0601R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO ENVENTIS TELECOM, INC., A SUBSIDIARY OF HICKORYTECH, FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF CISCO PHONES AND NETWORK EQUIPMENT FOR THE NEW DULUTH POLICE HEADQUARTERS FACILITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $442,309.55. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-0602R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SOFTWARE HOUSE INTERNATIONAL (SHI), INC., FOR DESKTOP COMPUTERS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT FOR THE NEW DULUTH POLICE HEADQUARTERS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $113,700.04. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-0603R - RESOLUTION INCREASING THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE ORDER TO FLUID INTERIORS, LLC, FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF PRIVATE OFFICE AND SYSTEMS FURNITURE FOR THE NEW PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING BY $226,551.77, FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $447,271.89. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-055-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8-40 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-056-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE WEST DULUTH/SPIRIT VALLEY AREA TO DEDA FOR $1,126. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-054-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING CHAPTER 33, ARTICLE VI, AND AMENDING SECTIONS 33-101, 33-108, 33-110, 33-111.1 AND 33-221 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, CREATING A NEW DULUTH PARKING COMMISSION. -- 1st READING


11-057-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 10-5 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE BUILDING APPEAL BOARD. -- 1st READING


11-058-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 40-4 AND 40-10 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO ABANDONED PROPERTY. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-050-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 47-17.5 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO IDENTIFICATION MEDALLIONS AND NUMBERS REGARDING TAXICAB LICENSES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-052-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8-41 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-051-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE LINCOLN PARK AREA TO LINDA J. ZIMM FOR $350. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


11-053-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 10117 AMENDING ORDINANCE 10087 AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO CORRECT THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PLAZA AND LONDON ROAD FORM DISTRICTS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


11-049-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE IX, SECTION 6-97, AND ADDING A NEW SECTION 6-98, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO DANGEROUS DOGS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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