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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:01 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - December 3, 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 HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-0095R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF ANDERSON ROAD FROM HAINES ROAD TO CHAMBERSBURG AVENUE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0083R - RESOLUTION ISSUING ON SALE THEATER LIQUOR LICENSES TO THE DULUTH PLAYHOUSE, INC., 506 WEST MICHIGAN STREET. -- PASSED


13-0087R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING RENEWAL OF THE ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH ENVENTIS TELECOM, INC., FOR CONTINUED MAINTENANCE OF THE CISCO CORE NETWORK EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE DURING YEAR 2013 IN THE AMOUNT OF $69,999.22. -- PASSED


13-0093R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ISSUING A ONE DAY DANCE LICENSE TO ONE ROOF COMMUNITY HOUSING. -- PASSED


13-0094R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON AND OFF SALE BREWERY MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO BENT PADDLE BREWING COMPANY (BENT PADDLE BREWING COMPANY), 1912 WEST MICHIGAN STREET. -- PASSED


13-0105R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ZIEGLER, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF ONE CATERPILLAR MODEL 924H ARTICULATING WHEEL LOADER IN THE AMOUNT OF $94,541.06. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0102R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MANAGER, FISCAL AND MANAGEMENT ANALYSIS, INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO BUDGET MANAGER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0097R - RESOLUTION VACATING PORTIONS OF PLATTED UNIMPROVED ROAD EASEMENT BETWEEN 214 AND 226 HOWARD GNESEN ROAD (RAYMOND AND LEONA ROYSETH). -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0086R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE SKYWALK. -- PASSED


13-0088R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO ALTEC INDUSTRIES, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A COMPLETE AERIAL BUCKET TRUCK FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $170,239.05. -- PASSED


13-0090R - RESOLUTION RENEWING A PROPRIETARY ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF BADGER WATER METER PARTS DURING YEAR 2013 FOR AN ESTIMATED $42,750. -- PASSED


13-0092R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION OF INTENT NO. 13-0042 FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 250 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN LAWN STREET BEGINNING AT NORTH BOUNDARY AVENUE AND EXTENDING EASTERLY, AND TO ASSESS THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED


13-0096R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA PIPE AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FIRE HYDRANTS DURING YEAR 2013 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $53,582.81. -- PASSED


13-0099R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH HUNT ELECTRIC CORPORATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOUR REPLACEMENT TRAFFIC SIGNAL WARNING GATES FOR THE DULUTH AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE IN CANAL PARK IN THE AMOUNT OF $61,592. -- PASSED


13-0100R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LHB, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE DESIGN FOR FLOOD REPAIR OF BRIDGE NO. L6115 AND ADJACENT RETAINING WALLS, SKYLINE PARKWAY AT CHESTER CREEK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $88,240. -- PASSED


13-0104R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COUNTY PROJECT WITHIN MUNICIPAL CORPORATE LIMITS FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY NO. 10 (MARTIN ROAD). -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1 


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-0038R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SALARY INCREASE FOR THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE YEARS 2012, 2013, AND 2014. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


13-0101R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION REVIEW POSSIBLE LOCATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL DOG PARKS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN DULUTH. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Krause)


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0089R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH THANE HAWKINS POLAR CHEVROLET FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF THREE VEHICLES, INCLUDING TWO 2013 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 4X4 EXTENDED CAB PICK-UP TRUCKS FOR STREET MAINTENANCE AND ONE 2013 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 4X4 CREW CAB PICKUP TRUCK FOR PARK MAINTENANCE, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $84,526.30. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, GARDNER, KRAUSE & PRESIDENT BOYLE


13-0106R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING ADMINISTRATION IMPLEMENT GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES FOR CITIZENS APPOINTED TO SERVE ON CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS. (REPLACEMENT)  -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY 


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0098R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO (AND, IF OFFERED, ACCEPTANCE OF) A MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CONSTRUCTION GRANT FOR COMPLETION OF TEN MILES OF MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL, WHICH EFFECTUATES THE DULUTH TRAVERSE MISSION CREEK MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL CENTER. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Krause)


13-0103R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UNCONDITIONAL GIFTS FROM INDIVIDUALS, CIVIC GROUPS, CORPORATIONS AND OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES FOR THE 2013 AND 2014 CONSTRUCTION OF A TENNIS COURT AT WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


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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 & LICENSING)


13-013-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL SERVICE. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER, HARTMAN AND STAUBER


13-008-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL SERVICE. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-010-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) AND RESIDENTIAL–URBAN (R-2), TO FORM DISTRICT SIX, MID-RISE NEIGHBORHOOD SHOPPING (F-6) FOURTH STREET FROM NORTH SIXTH AVENUE EAST TO NORTH 14TH AVENUE EAST, FROM THE ALLEY ABOVE AND BELOW FOURTH STREET (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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. -- PASSED 8-1 (Gardner)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


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. -- AMENDED & 1st READING - [Please check back for amended Ordinance]

 

13-007-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 10172 RESCINDING THE INTERIM MORATORIUM ON POLE SIGNS AND MONUMENT SIGNS. -- PASSED 7-2 (Julsrud, Krug)

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Adjourned at 8:30 p.m.