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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, December 19, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL  -- ALL PRESENT

PUBLIC HEARING - Business Subsidy

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered routine and/or noncontroversial and will be enacted by one unanimous motion. If a councilor requests, or a citizen wishes to speak on an item on the consent agenda, it will be removed and handled separately.


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


11-0632R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2012. -- PASSED

11-0687R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF DULUTH SUPERVISORY ASSOCIATION.  -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                      (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


11-0666R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE PROPRIETARY CONTRACT WITH ALL COMPUTER SERVICE BY AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $23,000 FOR CONSULTING SERVICES IN MAINFRAME OPERATION AND SUPPORT THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2011, FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $72,225.   -- PASSED


11-0671R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO EVOLVING SOLUTIONS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF NETAPP STORAGE EQUIPMENT/DEVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $146,399.38.  -- PASSED


11-0688R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH NESC FORFIBER OPTIC CABLE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN VARIOUS CITY FACILITIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $129,924.  -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                         (PERSONNEL)


11-0657R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF KENNETH J STROMQUIST TO THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY.  -- PASSED


11-0674R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF ERICA ERICKSON TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION, REPLACING PATTI NADEAU.  -- PASSED


11-0683R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE OF $20,000 IN YEAR 2011 TO AGREEMENT 21296 WITH DULUTH CLINIC, LTD, FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN ADMINISTERING A VARIETY OF OCCUPATIONAL MEDICAL TESTS AND SERVICES FOR CITY EMPLOYEES.  -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


11-0655R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) RELATING TO PARTICIPATION BY DEDA IN THE CITY OF DULUTH SELF INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM FOR 2012.  -- PASSED


11-0660R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING REIMBURSEMENT TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BAY WEST, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $70,000 RELATED TO PHASE II SUBSURFACE ASSESSMENT AT BAYFRONT.  -- PASSED

 

11-0670R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DEDICATION OF EASEMENTS FOR ACCESS PURPOSES OF THE VACATED 11TH AVENUE EAST LYING BETWEEN BLOCKS 39 AND 40,PORTLAND DIVISION OF DULUTH, AND AN EASEMENT FOR UTILITY PURPOSES LYING BETWEEN BLOCKS 36 AND 37, PORTLAND DIVISION OF DULUTH (FN10-111, ST LUKE’S HOSPITAL)  -- PASSED


11-675R - RESOLUTION VACATING SOUTH 10TH AVENUE WEST SOUTH OF THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF RAILROAD STREET IN THE RECORDED PLAT OF BAYFRONT DIVISION OF DULUTH, FIRST RE-ARRANGEMENT, SAINT LOUIS COUNTY, MINNESOTA(PL 11-124, NORTH AMERICAN SALT).    (REPLACEMENT)   -- PASSED


11-0677R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE UTILITY AND PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT IN THAT PART OF VACATED EIGHTH AVENUE EAST AND VACATED E. 11TH STREET, ALL IN LAKE VIEW DIVISION OF DULUTH MINNESOTA, AS FURTHER DESCRIBED BELOW; AND ACCEPTING A DEDICATED UTILITY AND PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT IN THAT PART OF LOTS 14, 15, 16, BLOCK 26, THAT PART OF LOTS 1, 2, 3, BLOCK 30 AND THAT PART OF VACATED EAST 11TH STREET, ALL IN LAKE VIEW DIVISION OF DULUTH MINNESOTA, AS FURTHER DESCRIBED BELOW(INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709).  (REPLACEMENT)   -- PASSED


11-0679R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A TRANSFER OF $343,659 IN THE 2012 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM FROM THE 2007, 2008, 2010 PROGRAMS AND FUND 263 TO MAKE UP FOR PROJECTED DEFICITS IN THE 2012 PROGRAM DUE TO FEDERAL BUDGET REDUCTIONS.  -- PASSED


NEW 11-0685R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO CAMIROS, LTD., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN UPDATING THE SIGN STANDARDS IN THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER OF THE CITYS LEGISLATIVE CODE (UDC)FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $45,000.  -- PASSED



COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


11-0658R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH KURTIS AND YONHUI MARTIN AND SCOTT SOLEM FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT OF A SANITARY SEWER MAIN IN COLUMBIA STREET AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEDICATION OF NECESSARY EASEMENTS.  -- PASSED


11-0662R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF STATE FARM INSURANCE, AS SUBROGEE OF JASON AND AMANDA EASTY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,495.43.  -- PASSED


11-0663R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LHB, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE DESIGN OF BRIDGE L6007 IN THE AMOUNT OF $89,862.  -- PASSED


11-0678R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 11-0221R AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NPL CONSTRUCTION CO. FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH PRESSURE GAS MAINS AND SERVICES IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $220,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $680,739.82.  -- PASSED


11-0682R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CHANGE ORDER TO PURCHASE ORDER NO. 2011-00000552 AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HANCO UTILITIES, INC. FOR SUPPLEMENTAL CONSTRUCTION OF GAS MAINS AND SERVICES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $11,532.37 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $52,301.37.  -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

NEW 11-0636R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH LEXIPOL, LLC FOR POLICE TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT OF A POLICY MANUAL AND OTHER TRAINING SERVICES FOR A TERM OF THREE YEARS WITH AN ANNUAL AVERAGE COST OF $15,683 AND A TOTAL COST NOT TO EXCEED $47,050-- PASSED


11-0654R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THREE ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES.  -- PASSED


11-0664R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH L-3 COMMUNICATIONS MOBILE-VISION, INC., FOR THE TAX-EXEMPT PURCHASE OF EIGHT FLASHBACK 2 IN-CAR CAMERA VIDEO SYSTEMS FOR USE IN DULUTH POLICE PATROL SQUADS IN THE AMOUNT OF $78,039.10.  -- PASSED

11-0665R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A $2,500 MET LIFE AWARD FROM THE SPIRIT VALLEY CITIZEN’S NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION-- PASSED


11-0667R - RESOLUTION REMOVING THE NO-PARKING RESTRICTION IN THE CUL-DE-SAC ON THE NORTH END OF BUTTERNUT AVENUE.  -- PASSED


11-0673R - RESOLUTION TO LIMIT THE HOURS FOR ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING FROM 1:00 AM TO 7:00 AM WHEN ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ON 23RD AVENUE WEST FROM SUPERIOR STREET TO FIRST STREET.  -- PASSED


11-0680R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE CITY’S CONTRACT WITH VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR DEMOLITIONS BY AN AMOUNT OF $6,000, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $57,681.  -- PASSED


11-0684R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY CO-TENANCY AGREEMENT FOR JOINT MAINTENANCE AND USE OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING.  -- PASSED


11-0686R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FIRST AMENDMENT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) FOR POLICE TRAINING IN EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATIONS ON THE RAMP OF THE NORTHWEST AIRLINES AIRBUS MAINTENANCE BASE.  -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HALBERG   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


11-0659R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM FOR HOSTING A TRAVELING EXHIBIT AT THE MAIN LIBRARY ENTITLED STORYLAND: A TRIP THROUGH CHILDHOOD FAVORITES.   -- PASSED


11-0669R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN ADDENDUM TO THE VIOLATION PROCESSING SERVICES AGREEMENT 20732 WITH COMPLUS DATA INNOVATIONS, INC., FOR ADMINISTRATION AND COLLECTION OF REVENUE FROM PARKING AND OTHER CITATIONS.  -- PASSED



END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions are also for consideration at this meeting:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                           (FINANCE)

 

11-0651 - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING $750,000 FROM THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND FOR THE 2012 POTHOLE REDUCTION PROGRAM.  -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                           (PERSONNEL)

 

11-0661R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PARKING MANAGER, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME.  -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

NEW 11-0690R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING ROBERT PRUSAK TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.  -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY (AS AMENDED)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

11-0668R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING BUSINESS SUBSIDY POLICY.  -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR HALBERG                         (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

11-0681R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709, DULUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS, TO PROVIDE FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND RECREATION PROGRAMS THROUGH COLLABORATION AND COORDINATION OF RESOURCES.  -- TABLED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON                    (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

 

NEW 11-0691R - RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DECISION IN CITIZENS UNITED RELATED TO CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOR CORPORATE ENTITIES.   -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Fedora, Stauber) (Fosle left his seat)

 

BY PRESIDENT GARDNER AND COUNCILOR ANDERSON


11-0689R - RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO PROPOSED “RECOGNITION OF MARRIAGE” CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.  -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Fedora, Stauber) (Fosle left his seat)

 

INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


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


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


11-061-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2012.  -- PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


11-062-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2012 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.  -- PASSED 6-3  (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


11-063-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2012.  -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


11-060-O-AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL SERVICE.  (REPLACEMENT)   -- TABLED



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Adjourned at 8:45 p.m.