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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, July 2, 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)


12-0317R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING A FUND BALANCE REPORTING AND GOVERNMENTAL FUND TYPE DEFINITIONS POLICY. -- PASSED


12-0328R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR ASSESSMENTS LEVIED AGAINST PROPERTY WITH REGARD TO PROPERTY VIOLATIONS DURING THE PERIOD OF MARCH 1, 2011, TO MARCH 1, 2012, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 12 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


12-0283R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO DULUTH AMATEUR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION (BLUES FEST), BAYFRONT PARK, RIDGEVIEW COUNTRY CLUB, 700 WEST REDWING STREET, AND MINNESOTA CRAFT BREWER’S GUILD (ALL POINTS NORTH SUMMER BREW FEST 2012), BAYFRONT PARK. -- PASSED


12-0324R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO JOHNSON WILSON CONSTRUCTORS, INC., FOR DULUTH CITY HALL POWER UPGRADES AND MIS (MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS) SERVER ROOM MODIFICATIONS, DATA CLOSET UPGRADES, AIR CONDITIONING UNIT AND HUMIDIFICATION UNIT FOR THE SERVER ROOM FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $603,800. -- PASSED


12-0336R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 12-0239 APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR BREWING COMPANY, LLC (LAKE SUPERIOR BREWING COMPANY), BAYFRONT PARK. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0330R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF BUSINESS DEVELOPER INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO SR. BUSINESS DEVELOPER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


12-0331R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF ASSISTANT BUSINESS DEVELOPER INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO BUSINESS DEVELOPER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


12-0335R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF BRIDGE OPERATOR - ELECTRICAL AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-0321R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ASSIGNMENT OF CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR PRIVATE SKYWALK BRIDGE OVER SECOND ALLEY TO ADVANCE ACQUISITIONS LLC. -- PASSED


12-0325R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AN AMOUNT UP TO $10 MILLION IN SUPPORT OF A DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT. -- PASSED


12-0326R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AN AMOUNT UP TO $5.8 MILLION FOR THE WADE STADIUM REPAIRS AND UPGRADES PROJECT. -- PASSED


12-0334R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY RELATING TO A DEED GRANT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE AT THE ATLAS INDUSTRIAL PARK SITE. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT HARTMAN                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


12-0322R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT IN THE MATTER OF CITY OF DULUTH V. EXPEDIA, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $60,000. -- PASSED


12-0341R - RESOLUTION APPROVING TRANSITION AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH STEAM COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


12-0329R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING STANDARD CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS. -- PASSED


12-0333R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY PARTICIPATION IN THE MINNESOTA POWER 2012 POWERGRANT PILOT PROGRAM AND ESTABLISHING A DEDICATED ENERGY EFFICIENCY ACCOUNT FOR THE PROJECT AND COMMITTING REVENUES FOR THAT PURPOSE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


12-0340R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION FOR CONTINUED PROVISION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT TEAM SERVICES THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,500 AND AUTHORIZING APPLYING FOR AND ACCEPTING A NEW AGREEMENT. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0323R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FOUR YEAR AGREEMENT WITH SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AUTHORITY AND DULUTH CROSS COUNTRY SKI CLUB FOR THE USE, OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SPIRIT MOUNTAIN’S NORDIC CENTER. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRUG                                       (FINANCE)


12-0339R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ALLOCATE $75,000 FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE FOR FLOOD-RELATED RESPONSE TOURISM ADVERTISING AND MARKETING.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT HARTMAN AND COUNCILOR LARSON


12-0338R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING CITY ADMINISTRATION REVIEW THE REGULATION OF STREET VENDORS AND EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR FACILITATING MORE VENDING OPPORTUNITIES ON PUBLIC PROPERTY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILORS LARSON AND JULSRUD


12-0337R - RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING CITY STATE OF EMERGENCY AND REQUESTING PRESIDENTIAL DECLARATION OF A MAJOR DISASTER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRUG                                       (FINANCE)


12-038-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OR NOTE OF THE CITY OF DULUTH IN THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $1,000,000 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- 1st READING


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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 (MU-N), 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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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.). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER AND 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.  (AS AMENDED) -- PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)


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Adjourned at 8:39 p.m.