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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, June 25, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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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)


12-0220R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2012 FEE SCHEDULE; ADDING FEE, FINE AND PENALTY CHARGES REMOVED FROM THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0297R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL LUNDSTROM TO THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

12-0299R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF NICK PATRONAS TO THE ENTERTAINMENT AND CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


12-0300R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF JANE GILBERT-HOWARD AND NEALE ROTH TO THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION ARE AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


12-0301R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF PAUL THOMSEN TO THE SANITARY SEWER BOARD OF THE WLSSD, REPLACING PAUL HELLER. -- PASSED


12-0316R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER LAB CHEMIST. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-0289R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND BLUESTONE COMMONS, LLC, RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BLUESTONE COMMONS PROJECT IN THE AREA OF THE FORMER WOODLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL. -- PASSED


12-0303R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUILDING IN DULUTH 2012 CONDITIONAL GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND TAJ PROPERTIES OF DULUTH, LLC (A. W. KUETTEL & SONS) RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW BUILDING IN THE DULUTH AIRPARK. -- PASSED


12-0307R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND AAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES, INC. -- PASSED

 

12-0304R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUILDING IN DULUTH 2012 CONDITIONAL GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND AAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES, INC., RELATING TO THE SUBSTANTIAL REHABILITATION OF THE MRO FACILITY AT THE DULUTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. -- PASSED

 

12-0310R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR LOAN A WITH AAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES, INC., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000, CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED


12-0311R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR LOAN B WITH AAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES, INC., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000, CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND AND RURAL REHABILITATION GRANTS FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED

 

12-0308R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A JOB OPPORTUNITY BUILDING ZONE (JOBZ) BUSINESS SUBSIDY AGREEMENT WITH AAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES, INC. (REPLACEMENT 2) -- PASSED


12-0309R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE CITY AND APPROVING A TAX ABATEMENT AGREEMENT WITH AAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES, INC. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


12-0314R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT NO. 25 (BLUESTONE COMMONS) APPROVING THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN FOR TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT NO. 25, AND AMENDING THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLANS FOR TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT NOS. 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22 AND 24 AS PROPOSED AND APPROVED BY THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


12-0315R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SUBLEASE AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR SUBLEASE OF SPACE IN THE DULUTH ATHLETIC CLUB BUILDING FOR THE JOINT WORKFORCE CENTER. -- PASSED


12-0318R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM (HOME PROGRAM) HOMEOWNER REHAB PROJECT AGREEMENT WITH THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH (HRA), CONTRACT NO. 21417, RESOLUTION NO. 100628 AND RESOLUTION NO. 11-0216, INCREASING THE AMOUNT PAYABLE UNDER THE AGREEMENT TO $290,000. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


12-0296R - RESOLUTION REVISING THE LIST OF HIGH PRIORITY BRIDGES IN THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


12-0305R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO IMPROVE A PERMANENT STREET ON PLUM STREET FROM EIGHTH AVENUE EAST TO SKYWOOD LANE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


12-0302R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,760 FOR EQUIPMENT AND TRAINING AND COMMITTING LOCAL SHARE. -- PASSED

 

12-0306R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO SHARE THE COSTS OF A PUBLIC SAFETY GRANT COORDINATOR AND ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE COUNTY. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0320R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THREE YEAR AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH AMATEUR YOUTH BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FOR USE OF SPACE IN THE WASHINGTON RECREATION CENTER. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0298R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF WALTER KRAMER AND LESLIE EVANS AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF JOHN BOSTROM, WAYNE D. NELSON AND ANTHONY R. ORMAN, REPLACING RICHARD TOWEY, JOHN BOSTROM AND MELANIE HENDRICKSON, TO THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER AND KRAUSE


12-0293R - RESOLUTION VETOING DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION RESOLUTION 12PUC-007 ESTABLISHING WATER RATES EFFECTIVE AFTER JULY 1, 2012. -- FAILED 3-6 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)


12-0294R - RESOLUTION VETOING DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION RESOLUTION 12PUC-008 ESTABLISHING WATER RATES EFFECTIVE AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2012. -- FAILED 3-6 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0319R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING DISBURSEMENT OF GRANT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $40,000 FROM PARKS FUND NEIGHBORHOOD GRANTS PROGRAM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER & LARSON


12-030-O - AN ORDINANCE CREATING ARTICLE XII OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CITIZEN REVIEW BOARD.  (REPLACEMENT)  (RETABLED 6/11) -- AMENDED & RETABLED 6/25


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-040-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 RESIDENTIAL-TRADITIONAL (R-1), TO RESIDENTIAL-URBAN (R-2) AND MIXED -USE NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) AT THE PROPERTIES LOCATED BETWEEN ST. MARIE STREET, WOODLAND AVENUE AND THE UMD CAMPUS (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


12-042-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 RESIDENTIAL-TRADITIONAL (R-1), TO MIXED USE-NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N), THE PROPERTIES LOCATED ALONG CENTRAL ENTRANCE WEST OF BASSWOOD AVENUE TO WEST OF ANDERSON ROAD (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


12-044-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 (MUN), TO FORM DISTRICT SIX, MID-RISE NEIGHBORHOOD SHOPPING (F-6) FOURTH STREET FROM MESABA TO FOURTH AVENUE EAST, FROM THE ALLEY ABOVE AND BELOW FOURTH STREET (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


12-045-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 RESIDENTIAL-URBAN (R-2), TO MIXED-USE NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N), THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2424 WEST FIFTH STREET (SHERMAN AND ASSOCIATES, INC.). -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER        (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


12-041-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT AUTHORIZING SALE OF SKYWALK EASEMENTS IN THE HOLIDAY MALL TO JMM LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-032-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29A-32 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE CITY HOUSING, PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND RENTAL CODE.  (REPLACEMENT 3)  (AS AMENDED) -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-25.1 OF CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LANDSCAPING AND TREE PRESERVATION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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Adjourned at 9:18 p.m.