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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 11, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - October 4, 8 and 22; November 8, 13 and 26, 2012. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTION TABLED


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 1/28) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-005-O (10200) - 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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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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 HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)

 

13-0071R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH HISTORIC UNION DEPOT, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $176,800. -- PASSED


13-0073R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH LAKE SUPERIOR AND MISSISSIPPI RAILROAD COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000. -- PASSED


13-0078R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SECOND ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF THE ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH LISCOMB HOOD MASON COMPANY FOR PROPERTY INSURANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $93,334.37.  -- PASSED

 

13-0084R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF DULUTH AND DULUTH POLICE UNION, LOCAL 807, FOR THE YEARS 2012-2014. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE           (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0068R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR DULUTH PLAYHOUSE, ROTARY CLUB OF DULUTH HARBORTOWN, ANIMAL ALLIES HUMANE SOCIETY, AND FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE LODGE 9. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                   (PERSONNEL)

 

13-0085R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF BJORN BRAATEN AND JEFFREY ROSENTHAL TO THE ALCOHOL, GAMBLING AND TOBACCO COMMISSION, REPLACING JOHN W. HAMMACK AND HEATH HICKOK. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0066R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A SUB-GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR THE PROGRAM ENTITLED HAZARD MITIGATION ASSISTANCE. -- PASSED


13-0067R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A SUB-GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR $2,400.000 FOR HAZARD MITIGATION ASSISTANCE AND TO BEGIN TO PURCHASE AND DEMOLISH FLOOD DAMAGED PROPERTIES. -- PASSED


13-0076R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BAY WEST INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES TO PERFORM AN INVENTORY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PROJECT IN THREE DISCRETE AREAS ALONG THE ST. LOUIS RIVER CORRIDOR IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $79,000. -- PASSED


13-0080R - RESOLUTION GRANTING WISCONSIN CENTRAL, LTD. A LIMITED RIGHT OF ENTRY UPON VARIOUS PROPERTIES OWNED BY THE CITY OF DULUTH ALONG THE EXISTING CANADIAN RAILROAD (CN) TRACK NEAR BECK’S ROAD BETWEEN I-35 AND THE STEELTON YARD. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRUG                (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


13-0075R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH AND ACCEPT FUNDS FROM ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO PROVIDE MINNESOTA FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM AND DIVERSIONARY WORK PROGRAM EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT LESS THAN $895,456 FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2013 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2013. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


13-0079R - RESOLUTION REAFFIRMING THE DATE FOR THE MUNICIPAL PRIMARY ELECTION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD              (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


13-0043R - RESOLUTION AMENDING A CONTRACT WITH MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF LIFT STATION NO. 45 PUMPING AND FORCE MAIN IMPROVEMENTS IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $30,214.50 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $191,678.50. -- PASSED


13-0063R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FEDERAL RECREATIONAL TRAIL GRANT PROGRAM AND TO ENTER INTO A GRANT AGREEMENT FOR THE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASE 3. -- PASSED


13-0064R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FEDERAL RECREATIONAL TRAIL GRANT PROGRAM AND TO ENTER INTO A GRANT AGREEMENT FOR THE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASE 4. -- PASSED


13-0065R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT TO OUT THERE ADVERTISING, INC., FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF PUBLIC AWARENESS OF PRODUCT SAFETY AND UTILITY SERVICES FOR AN ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $85,000 IN EACH OF YEARS 2013, 2014, AND 2015, AND A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $255,000. -- PASSED


13-0069R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH ENERGY MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RELATED TO A COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR DULUTH PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES, FOR AN ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $35,000 IN EACH OF YEARS 2013, 2014, AND 2015, AND A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $105,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0074R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 12-0608, ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT, FINE, PENALTY AND OTHER CHARGES FOR 2013, TO INCREASE THE PAWNBROKER TRANSACTION SURCHARGE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0081R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $1,000 DONATION FROM THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION TO ASSIST IN THE COST OF SMOKE FREE SIGNAGE ON THE LAKEWALK. -- 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. -- PASSED 5-4 (Fosle, Julsrud, Krause, Stauber)


13-0070R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- 6-3 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)

 

13-0072R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM IN THE AMOUNT OF $350,000. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD              (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)

 

13-0077R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LHB, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE DESIGN FOR FLOOD REPAIR OF BRIDGE NO. 88547, ARMORY AT CHESTER CREEK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $82,901.

-- 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 KRAUSE                (PURCHASING AND LICENSING)


13-006-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-10 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING PAWNBROKER HOURS OF OPERATION. -- 1st READING

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-007-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 10172 RESCINDING THE INTERIM MORATORIUM ON POLE SIGNS AND MONUMENT SIGNS. -- 1st READING

 

13-009-O - 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, NON-CONFORMING SIGNS AND DEFINITIONS. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-004-O (10201) - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING DEDICATION OF A STREET AND UTILITY EASEMENT OVER CERTAIN CITY PROPERTY IN THE CANAL PARK AREA TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 8:22 p.m.