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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, August 27, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRUG                                       (FINANCE)


12-0392R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING MONIES TO STREET IMPROVEMENT DEBT SERVICE FUND FROM THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND TO CANCEL 2013 DEBT SERVICE TAX LEVY. (TABLED 8/13) -- FAILED 6-3 (Julsrud, Krause, Stauber) [NOTE:  This resolution required a 7/9ths vote to pass]


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0421R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT.  (TABLED 8/13) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda enacted by one unanimous motion.


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


12-0378R - RESOLUTION APPROVING RENEWAL AND ISSUANCE OF ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR, ON SALE SUNDAY INTOXICATING LIQUOR, ADDITIONAL BAR, ON SALE DANCING, 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE AND LATE HOUR ENTERTAINMENT LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2012, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2013. -- PASSED


12-0379R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE WINE RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2012, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2013. -- PASSED


12-0380R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE CLUB LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2012, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2013. -- PASSED


12-0381R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2012, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2013. -- PASSED


12-0382R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF BREWERY MALT LIQUOR OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2012, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2013. -- PASSED


12-0417R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH VISUAL COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A TIME AND ATTENDANCE SYSTEM IN THE AMOUNT OF $241,340.36. -- PASSED


12-0424R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH GOVCONNECTION, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF COMPUTER LAPTOP REPLACEMENTS AND ACCESSORIES AS NEEDED IN YEAR 2012 FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE BUDGET ALLOCATION OF $99,459.65. -- PASSED


12-0431R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH ADJUSTERS INTERNATIONAL FOR PROFESSIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES FOR THE PREPARATION OF, AMONG OTHER THINGS, FEMA (FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY) DOCUMENTATION FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000. -- PASSED


12-0432R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN SERVICES IN CONSTRUCTION OF A COMMUNICATIONS TOWER AND RADIO TELEMETRY BUILDING ON THE CITY OF DULUTH PARK POINT, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $49,500. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                       (PERSONNEL COMMITTEE)

 

12-0408R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING TONY CUNEO TO THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED

 

12-0419R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


12-0420R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND EVIDENCE TECHNICIAN. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-0430R - RESOLUTION VACATING PLATTED NIAGARA STREET EAST OF JUNCTION AVENUE AND RETAINING A UTILITY EASEMENT (REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA). -- PASSED


12-0435R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE LANDS USE PLAN - FUTURE LAND USE MAP FOR 1100 WEST GARY STREET. -- PASSED


12-0436R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE USE AND PARKING STRUCTURE FOR THE BLUESTONE COMMONS DEVELOPMENT AT 201 CLOVER STREET (VILLAGE CENTER DEVELOPMENT LLC). -- PASSED


12-0443R - RESOLUTION VACATING PLATTED CLOVER STREET WEST OF WOODLAND AVENUE AND RETAINING A UTILITY EASEMENT (REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA). -- PASSED


12-0444R - RESOLUTION VACATING PLATTED BAYVIEW AVENUE BETWEEN WORTH STREET AND HALSEY STREET, AND PLATTED HALSEY STREET BETWEEN BAYVIEW AVENUE AND OAKLAND AVENUE, AND RETAINING UTILITY EASEMENT ON BAYVIEW AVENUE (REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA). -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


12-0423R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 12-0264 INCREASING THE NUMBER OF AUTHORIZED AUDITS TO 800 AND INCREASING THE FUNDING THEREFORE BY AN ADDITIONAL $40,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


12-0396R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,370 AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF GRANT AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY. -- PASSED


12-0425R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES. -- PASSED


12-0441R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF “SAFER” GRANT FROM FEMA IN THE AMOUNT OF $420,582 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THREE ADDITIONAL FIREFIGHTER POSITIONS FOR TWO YEARS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0426R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THREE-YEAR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH ST. JAMES HOME OF DULUTH INC., D/B/A WOODLAND HILLS, 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 KRUG                                       (FINANCE)


12-0433R RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A $600,175 GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER UTILITY REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2012A, AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PAYMENT. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0371R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING RICHARD E. EDWARDS TO THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD, REPLACING ROBERT ZALLAR. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


NEW 12-0372R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING JASON THORSELL TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION, REPLACING JOHN BRUGGEMAN. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY PRESIDENT HARTMAN                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


12-0405R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0007, AS AMENDED, RETAINING MAKI AND OVEROM, CHARTERED, INCREASING THE AMOUNT BY $250,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,310,000. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Nay: Stauber; Abstention: Boyle)

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILORS JULSRUD AND LARSON


12-0438R - RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE LAKE SUPERIOR GOOD FOOD CHARTER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILORS BOYLE AND STAUBER


12-054-O - AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING SMOKING OF ANY KIND ON LAKEWALK AND REVISING OTHER SMOKING RESTRICTIONS, ADDING NEW SECTION 28-63 AND 28-64 TO CHAPTER 28 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING SECTION 28-70 AND REPEALING SECTION 34-40 THEREOF. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-053-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1, TO RR-2, R-2, AND MU-N, PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE KENWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD. -- 1st READING


12-055-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF 2,379.7 SQUARE FEET OF PARKLAND IN CONGDON PARK TO JAMES AND MARY ANN MONGE FOR $11,898.50. -- 1st READING


12-056-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 AND R-2 TO TO MU-N, AND R-1 TO MU-C, PROPERTIES IN THE MILLER HILL AREA (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


BY PRESIDENT HARTMAN & COUNCILOR GARDNER


12-057-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 6-79 AND 6-79.1 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING THE KEEPING OF CHICKENS. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


12-048-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 10A-5 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALE OF PULL-TABS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-047-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-COMMERCIAL, TO FORM DISTRICT 8, DOWNTOWN MIX, THE FOUR PARCELS LOCATED ON THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF EAST MICHIGAN STREET AND EAST SUPERIOR STREET (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


12-049-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 INDUSTRIAL GENERAL (I-G), THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1 LAKE AVENUE (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


12-051-O - AN INTERIM ORDINANCE IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON POLE SIGNS AND MONUMENT SIGNS PENDING THE ENACTMENT OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE LEGISLATIVE CODE RELATING TO THE OFFICIAL CONTROLS REGULATING SIGNS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


12-031-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING ASSESSING DELINQUENT WATER AND SANITARY SEWER CHARGES AGAINST BENEFITTED PROPERTIES IN CERTAIN CASES, AMENDING SECTION 43-6 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AND ADDING A NEW SECTION 48-15.5 TO THE CODE. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


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Adjourned at 8:25 p.m.