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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, January 28, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Krause

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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


13-0021R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A POTENTIAL FIVE-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH ESSENTIA HEALTH FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF CONFIDENTIAL OCCUPATIONAL MEDICAL TESTS AND SERVICES RELATED TO CITY EMPLOYMENT FOR AN ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $52,000 IN YEAR 2013. -- PASSED

 

13-0041R - RESOLUTION RENEWING ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH DULUTH READY MIX, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF CLASS 5 GRAVEL, 3/4-INCH CRUSHED WASHED ROCK, RIP-RAP, AND BEDDING SAND IN YEAR 2013, FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $151,762.50. -- PASSED


13-0045R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT TIRE AND REPAIR SERVICES FROM POMP’S TIRE SERVICE, INC., AS REQUESTED BY THE FLEET SERVICES DIVISION IN YEAR 2013 FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $58,000. -- PASSED

 

13-0053R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO DULUTH SOFTBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


13-0054R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A BINGO LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH. -- PASSED


13-0059R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH RTW, INC., AND PAYMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $53,300 FOR THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATION OF CITY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2013. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0030R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF UTILITY RADIO DISPATCHER INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO UTILITY SERVICES DISPATCHER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


13-0034R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION SPECIALIST. -- PASSED


13-0035R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF INFORMATION TECHNICIAN. -- PASSED


13-0036R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF CLERICAL SUPPORT TECHNICIAN. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0050R - RESOLUTION OBJECTING TO THE SALE OF A TAX FORFEITED PARCEL BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF SAINT LOUIS COUNTY AND THAT THE PARCEL BE RETAINED THROUGH FREE CONVEYANCE FOR AN AUTHORIZED PUBLIC USE. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0040R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE OF $250,000 IN THE CITY’S CONTRACT C21251 WITH VENTURE FUELS FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF COAL TO THE DULUTH STEAM PLANT DURING THE REMAINING 2012/2013 SEASON, FOR A NEW TOTAL ESTIMATED CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $7,890,640. -- PASSED


13-0042R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT A SANITARY SEWER IN LAWN STREET BEGINNING AT NORTH BOUNDARY AVENUE AND EXTENDING 250 FEET EASTERLY, AND TO ASSESS THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED


13-0047R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT FOR THE 2013 STREET PRESERVATION PROJECT AND TO ASSESS A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0048R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A THREE YEAR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH NORTHWOODS LEAGUE, INC., FOR THE USE OF WADE STADIUM THROUGH 2015. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-0060R - RESOLUTION APPROVING BUDGET AND COST SHARING FORMULA OF MINNEAPOLIS-DULUTH/SUPERIOR PASSENGER RAIL ALLIANCE AND AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF CITY’S COST SHARE OF $12,500. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

13-0061R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING CITY ADMINISTRATION PROVIDE INFORMATION COMPARING CITY OPERATIONS TO THE OPERATIONS OF BLOOMINGTON, ROCHESTER, ST. CLOUD, MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. PAUL. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Fosle)

 

BY COUNCILOR KRUG

 

13-0039R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ZIEGLER, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A CATERPILLAR 930H ARTICULATING WHEEL LOADER IN THE AMOUNT OF $101,501.75. -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Fosle, Stauber)

 

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At this time, Councilor Fosle left his seat.

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13-0046R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A RENEWAL OF A SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS WITH NEW WORLD SYSTEMS CORPORATION FOR AN ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $169,925.79 IN 2013, AND INCREASING BY 5% ANNUALLY THEREAFTER UNTIL 2017. -- PASSED 6-1-2 (Stauber)

 

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At this time, Councilor Fosle returned to his seat.

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BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)

 

13-0057R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY AND FACILITIES MANAGER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME.-- PASSED 6-2-1 (Fosle, Julsrud)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0044R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN - FUTURE LAND USE MAP FROM NORTH EIGHTH AVENUE EAST TO NORTH NINTH AVENUE BETWEEN EAST FIRST STREET TO EAST FIRST STREET ALLEY (CITY OF DULUTH). -- TABLED

 

BY PRESIDENT BOYLE              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

13-0062R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING SHARLA GARDNER TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION, REPLACING PATRICK BOYLE. -- AMENDED AND PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

13-0049R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR AND, UPON APPROVAL, ACCEPTANCE OF A SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL GRANT RELATED TO IMPROVING SIDEWALKS OR PROVIDING MISSING SIDEWALKS FROM THE LINCOLN PARK NEIGHBORHOOD TO THE NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

13-0051R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UNCONDITIONAL GIFTS FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LIBRARY IN 2013 AND 2014. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-0052R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UNCONDITIONAL GIFTS FROM THE DULUTH LIBRARY FOUNDATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LIBRARY FOR 2013 AND 2014. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-0055R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND DULUTH COMMUNITY GARDEN PROGRAM FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF AN IMPACT SERVICE INITIATIVE, LET’S GROW LINCOLN PARK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-070-O(b) - AN ORDINANCE CREATING SECTIONS 50-27, 50-38.6, 50-38.7, AND 50-41 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING SIGN REGULATIONS, NONCONFORMING SIGNS AND DEFINITIONS.  (AS AMENDED) (RETABLED 1/14) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-004-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING DEDICATION OF A STREET AND UTILITY EASEMENT OVER CERTAIN CITY PROPERTY IN THE CANAL PARK AREA TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. -- 1st READING


13-005-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM MIXED USE-NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) AND RESIDENTIAL-URBAN (R-2) TO MIXED USE-INSTITUTIONAL (MU-I), PROPERTIES LOCATED BETWEEN NORTH NINTH AVENUE EAST AND NORTH 12TH AVENUE EAST AND BETWEEN EAST SUPERIOR STREET AND EAST THIRD STREET (ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL CAMPUS AREA). -- 1st READING

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRUG (INTRODUCED BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE)


13-001-O (10197) - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CHARITABLE GAMBLING REQUIREMENTS AT ESTABLISHED LICENSED FOR ALCOHOL SALES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-002-O (10198) - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN CANAL PARK TO OLD CITY HALL, LLC FOR $300,000. -- PASSED 7-0-1-1 (Larson abstained)


13-003-O (10199) - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ON PARK POINT TO ROBERT A. AND LAURA A. GOEWEY FOR $235,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 8:20 p.m.