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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, April 9, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - February 13, 2012. -- APPROVED

 

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT HARTMAN                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


12-0147R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE STANDING RULES - CONSENT AGENDA. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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RESOLUTION TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0135R - RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING ROBERT PRUSAK AND APPOINTING JIM STAUBER, REPLACING JAY FOSLE, TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION. (TABLED 3/26) -- AMENDED AND 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 KRUG                                       (FINANCE)


12-0143R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 11-0632 ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2012; ADDING FEES REMOVED FROM THE DULUTH CITY CODE BY ORDINANCE 10139. -- PASSED


12-0161R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RE-DIRECTION OF $225,000 FROM THE RESTRICTED REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT ACCOUNT TO THE GENERAL OPERATING EXPENSE ACCOUNT AS REQUESTED BY SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


12-0166R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ALLOCATE $20,000 FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE TO THE LAKE SUPERIOR AND MISSISSIPPI RAILROAD COMPANY. -- PASSED


12-0167R - RESOLUTION INCREASING A LINE OF CREDIT UP TO $600,000 FOR THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AUTHORITY FOR 2012. -- PASSED


12-0184R - RESOLUTION COMMITTING SPECIFIC REVENUE SOURCES AND ASSIGNING GENERAL FUND BALANCES FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2011. -- PASSED


12-0187R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF DULUTH AND LOCAL 101 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS FOR THE YEAR 2011. -- PASSED


12-0190R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO TRANSFER $100,000 FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE AND ASSIGNING $126,308 FROM THE GENERAL FUND 2011 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BUDGET TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND 450 FOR ENGER PARK IMPROVEMENTS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


12-0160R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER NO. 3 TO CONTRACT NO. 21231 WITH SUPERIOR GLASS, INC., FOR ADDITIONAL WORK IDENTIFIED AS PHASE III IN THE CITY HALL WINDOW REPLACEMENT PROJECT, FOR AN INCREASE OF $293,035, AND A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $1,587,745. -- PASSED


12-0163R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO IRVING COMMUNITY CLUB. -- PASSED


12-0175R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE WINE LICENSE FROM TC, INC. (DULUTH INDIA PALACE), 319 WEST SUPERIOR STREET, TO JCEBAL COMPANY (DULUTH INDIA PALACE), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


12-0178R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROPRIETARY CONTRACT WITH NEW WORLD SYSTEMS FOR THE PURCHASE OF SOFTWARE LICENSES AND RELATED IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $77,946. -- PASSED


12-0185R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS.  (REPLACEMENT 2) -- PASSED


12-0189R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FIVE-YEAR JOINT CITY OF DULUTH AND DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AGREEMENT WITH INTERSTATE PARKING COMPANY OF MINNESOTA, LLC, FOR PARKING LOT MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,714 PER CONTRACT YEAR FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $213,570. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED

 

12-0192R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HOVLAND, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ENGER TOWER GAZEBO IN THE AMOUNT OF $138,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0191R - RESOLUTION APPROVING JOB SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE APPOINTED DEPARTMENT HEAD POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-0162R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A PERMIT FOR THE PHASE II CHALET AND PARKING LOT AND LIFT REPLACEMENT SITE PLAN FOR THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


12-0169R - RESOLUTION VACATING STREETS AND ALLEYS SURROUNDING THE WOODLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE AT 201 CLOVER STREET (VILLAGE CENTER DEVELOPMENT). -- PASSED


12-0170R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A MINNESOTA HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND AUTHORIZING A SUBAGREEMENT WITH THE SACRED HEART MUSIC CENTER. -- PASSED


12-0172R - RESOLUTION VACATING BUILDING LINE AND UTILITY EASEMENTS SURROUNDING THE WOODLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE AT 201 CLOVER STREET (VILLAGE CENTER DEVELOPMENT).  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT HARTMAN                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


12-0159R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING POLLING PLACES FOR THE AUGUST 14, 2012, STATE PRIMARY ELECTION AND THE NOVEMBER 6, 2012, STATE GENERAL ELECTION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


12-0153R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO SUPERIOR CONSTRUCTION CO., INC., FOR SLIPLINING A TWO INCH HDPE LOW PRESSURE SANITARY SEWER IN COLUMBIA STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,473. -- PASSED

 

12-0168R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HANCO UTILITIES, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH PRESSURE GAS MAINS AND SERVICES AT VARIOUS CITY LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $626,621. -- PASSED


12-0173R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. LOUIS AND LAKE COUNTIES REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITY FOR CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE LAKEWALK BETWEEN 60TH AND 61ST AVENUES EAST. -- PASSED


12-0174R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LIMITED USE PERMIT AGREEMENT WITH MN/DOT FOR CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE LAKEWALK EAST OF 61ST AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED


12-0176R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY EASEMENTS FROM USEPA FOR CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF LAKEWALK EAST OF 61ST AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED


12-0177R - RESOLUTION AMENDING GUIDELINES FOR THE PRIVATE SEWER SERVICE GRANT PROGRAM. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


12-0120R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH NET TRANSCRIPTS, INC., FOR TRANSCRIPTION SERVICES FOR THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT DURING YEAR 2012 IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED


12-0155R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF 61ST AVENUE EAST FROM THE NORTHERN LINE OF CONGDON BOULEVARD (MINNESOTA HIGHWAY 61) TO 125 FEET NORTHERLY. -- PASSED


12-0164R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AMENDED AND RESTATED LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG AND VIOLENT CRIME TASK FORCE JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT PROVIDING FOR THE PARTICIPATION THERETO BY CARLTON COUNTY AND THE CITY OF CLOQUET AND ALSO CHANGING THE NAME OF THE TASK FORCE. -- PASSED


12-0179R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON LIVINGSTON AVENUE BETWEEN OXFORD STREET AND GLENWOOD STREET. -- PASSED


12-0180R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON OXFORD STREET BETWEEN WOODLAND AVENUE AND LIVINGSTON AVENUE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0171R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THREE YEAR AGREEMENT WITH THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA FOR THE USE OF WADE STADIUM. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-0165R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE HIGHER EDUCATION SMALL AREA PLAN AND AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN - FUTURE LAND USE MAP IN THREE LOCATIONS (HIGHER EDUCATION SMALL AREA PLAN AND HIGHER EDUCATION FUTURE LAND USE). (AMENDMENT) -- TABLED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

12-0156R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A ST. LOUIS COUNTY PROJECT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION OR IMPROVEMENT OF 40TH AVENUE WEST AND HAINES ROAD FROM 190 FEET NORTH OF NINTH STREET TO MORRIS THOMAS ROAD WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- WITHRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

12-0181R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FOUR 2012 CHEVROLET 3500 RWD CARGO VANS AND ONE 2012 CHEVROLET TAHOE UV33 FROM THANE HAWKINS POLAR CHEV-ROLET IN THE AMOUNT OF $125,844.31. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


12-0182R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF ONE 2110 VACTOR CLASSIC COMBINATION SEWER MACHINE FROM MACQUEEN EQUIPMENT, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $417,652.53. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)

 

12-0186R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NOS. 11-0325 AND 11-0326, MODIFICATION OF THE RATE STRUCTURES FOR THE NORTHERN EXPANSION AREA AND FOND DU LAC EXPANSION AREA FOR THE EXPANSION OF NATURAL GAS SERVICE, MODIFYING THE FAIR SHARE PAY-OFF AMOUNT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILORS FOSLE, KRAUSE AND BOYLE


12-0158R - RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO PROPOSED ADDITIONAL METHADONE DRUG TREATMENT CLINIC. -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Nays:  Gardner, Krug; Abstention:  Julsrud)


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0183R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THREE-YEAR LEASE AND MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH ONE ROOF COMMUNITY HOUSING FOR THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


12-0188R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A DONATION OF THREE PARK BENCHES FROM LOLL FURNITURE OF DULUTH AND OTHER ANONYMOUS DONORS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-018-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ARTICLE X OF CHAPTER 45 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMITS FOR THE CONCURRENT USE OF STREETS. -- 1st READING


12-019-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,URBAN-RESIDENTIAL, ON THE WEST PORTION OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1750 KENWOOD AVENUE (CARLSON). -- 1st READING


12-020-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-P, RESIDENTIAL-PLANNED, APPROXIMATELY 20 ACRES LAND LYING SOUTH OF HULETT AVENUE, EAST OF 93RD AVENUE WEST, AND NORTHWEST OF SPIRIT LAKE TRANSFER RAILWAY (RAPID RIVER DEVELOPMENT, LLC). -- 1st READING


12-021-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, AND R-2, RESIDENTIAL-URBAN, TO R-P, RESIDENTIAL-PLANNED, AT THE WOODLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE AT 201 CLOVER STREET (VILLAGE CENTER AND BLUESTONE COMMONS DEVELOPMENT). -- 1st READING


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


12-014-O - AN ORDINANCE ALLOWING A MAJORITY OF THE CITY COUNCIL TO VETO UTILITY RATES APPROVED BY THE DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION AMENDING SECTION 2-187 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- FAILED 3-6 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-017-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 I-W, INDUSTRIAL WATERFRONT, TO MU-W, MIXED USE WATERFRONT, PROPERTY AT 1003 MINNESOTA AVENUE (GLOBE ENTERPRISES, INC.). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


12-022-O - AN ORDINANCE TERMINATING AGREEMENT NO. 18,829 WITH EPA AND GRANTING THEM A ROAD EASEMENT FOR ACCESS TO THE WATER LAB. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


12-023-O - AN ORDINANCE DEDICATING AN EASEMENT ACROSS CERTAIN PROPERTY FOR LAKEWALK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


12-016-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 36-1, 36-2, 36-6, 36-7, 36-8, 36-9, 36-12, 36-13, 36-16, 36-17, 36-19, 36-20, 36-21 AND 36-23 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO PAWNBROKERS AND PRECIOUS METALS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 9:20 p.m.