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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, October 8, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - June 11, 2012. -- APPROVED

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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)


12-0505R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING A POST-ISSUANCE DEBT COMPLIANCE POLICY. -- PASSED


12-0506R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION STREET IMPROVEMENT REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2012D. -- PASSED


12-0508R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION TAX INCREMENT REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2012F. -- PASSED


12-0509R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION STEAM UTILITY REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2012G. -- PASSED


12-0526R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER UTILITY REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2012E. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


12-0451R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH ARCHITECTURAL RESOURCES, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE NEW DOCK STRUCTURE AND SEAWALL LOCATED ALONG THE BAYWALK IN DULUTH, MINNESOTA, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $39,000. -- PASSED


12-0497R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO H&L MESABI COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF GRADER BLADES AND WING EDGES FOR A TOTAL OF $56,136.09. -- PASSED


12-0498R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO H&L MESABI COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FLAT PLOW BLADES FOR A TOTAL OF $57,696.47. -- PASSED


12-0510R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH DULUTH READY MIX FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF WASHED SAND DURING YEAR 2012 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $64,125. -- PASSED


12-0511R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HUNT ELECTRIC CORPORATION FOR ELECTRICAL UPGRADES AT ENGER PARK TOWER, GAZEBO AND PAVILION IN THE AMOUNT OF $124,101. -- PASSED

 

12-0512R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH NORTH AMERICAN SALT COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF ROAD SALT FOR A TOTAL OF $220,030.83 FOR YEAR 2012 (OCTOBER-DECEMBER) AND A TOTAL OF $500,792.82 FOR YEAR 2013 (JANUARY THROUGH APRIL) FOR A COMBINED WINTER SEASON TOTAL OF $720,790.65. -- PASSED


12-0514R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO AMERICAN INDIAN COMMUNITY HOUSING ORGANIZATION. -- PASSED


12-0524R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION PERMIT FOR A BINGO LICENSE FOR HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH AND APPROVING AN APPLICATION FOR AN EXCLUDED BINGO LICENSE FOR KENWOOD LUTHERAN CHURCH AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0491R - RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING RICK REVOIR TO THE SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


12-0516R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION INSPECTOR. -- PASSED


12-0517R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF STOREKEEPER. -- PASSED


12-0519R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER PLANT OPERATOR A. -- PASSED


12-0520R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER PLANT OPERATOR B. -- PASSED


12-0521R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER PLANT OPERATOR C. -- PASSED


12-0522R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER PLANT OPERATOR D. -- PASSED


12-0523R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER QUALITY SPECIALIST. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-0489R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO MAINTAIN PUBLIC USE OF NORTHWEST PASSAGE TO SUPPORT FEDERAL FUNDING. -- PASSED


12-0494R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA FOR A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND DISASTER RECOVERY GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,000,000 FOR FLOOD DAMAGED BUSINESSES. -- PASSED


12-0499R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE NORTHSPAN GROUP, INC., TO ADMINISTER A DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM GRANT FOR THREE PERCENT OF THE TOTAL BUSINESS LOAN DISBURSEMENT AS APPROVED BY DEED OR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $60,000, WHICHEVER IS LESS. -- PASSED


12-0501R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING GUIDELINES FOR ADMINISTERING BUSINESS RECOVERY FUNDS AWARDED THROUGH THE MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER        (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


12-0502R - RESOLUTION ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT ACCEPTING A GRANT OF $179,455 FROM SENIOR SERVICE AMERICA, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM FROM OCTOBER 1, 2012, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2013. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


12-0490R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GAS UTILITY EASEMENT FROM PLB, LLC, OVER CERTAIN PROPERTY AT WOODLAND AVENUE AND ST. MARIE STREET. -- PASSED


12-0500R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 11-0332 AMENDING BRIDGE BOND GRANT AGREEMENT NO. 98420 FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 93402 ON SECOND STREET AT CHESTER CREEK TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $115,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $674,945.50. -- PASSED


12-0503R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. L6007 IN THE AMOUNT OF $897,579. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


12-0495R - 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, 2014, IN THE AMOUNT OF $90,000 PLUS CERTAIN COSTS REIMBURSEMENT. -- PASSED


12-0496R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0518R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A SNOWMOBILE TRAILS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR FY2013 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,925. -- PASSED


12-0527R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN BICYCLING ASSOCIATION FOR PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES FOR TRAIL DESIGN, BUILDING, REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRUG                                       (FINANCE)


12-0525R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL EQUIPMENT NOTES, SERIES 2012C. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-0515R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING AND APPROVING MEMBERS TO THE DULUTH CITIZEN REVIEW BOARD.  (REPLACEMENT) -- TABLED


COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


12-0475R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH NELSON DODGE GMC (NELSON AUTO CENTER) FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF NINE 2013 FORD POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILITY VEHICLES FOR THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $247,540.38. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0493R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH BENTLEYVILLE TOUR OF LIGHTS, INC., FOR THE PRODUCTION, PROMOTION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE BENTLEYVILLE TOUR OF LIGHTS IN 2012. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRUG                                       (FINANCE)


12-058-O - AN ORDINANCE EXEMPTING G.O. AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT BONDS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 20-19 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATED TO THE COMMUNITY ARTS SET-ASIDE. -- 1st READING


12-062-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION LAKEWALK EXTENSION BONDS IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $700,000 OF THE CITY OF DULUTH UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND LEVYING TAXES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-060-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION, FROM MU-N TO F-1 AND F-2, OF PROPERTIES LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF EAST SUPERIOR STREET IN THE LAKESIDE AND LESTER PARK NEIGHBORHOODS (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


12-061-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION, FROM R-1 TO MU-N, OF THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 4131, 4201 AND 4219 GRAND AVENUE (KHAI KING, MURPHY OIL USA, INC., AND CHRIST THE KING LUTHERAN CHURCH). -- 1st READING


12-063-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR $50,000. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-064-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ADDING NEW SECTIONS 6-80 AND 6-80.1, REGARDING THE KEEPING OF HONEYBEES. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-059-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION, FROM I-W TO MU-W, OF THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 1119, 1123 AND 1127 MINNESOTA AVENUE (RAY ROBBINS). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 7:45 p.m.