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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, March 11, 2013, 7:01 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - December 17, 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 KRAUSE            (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0082R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE LICENSE TO GRANDMA’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL, INC. (GRANDMA’S HOSPITALITY #1), 250 CANAL PARK DRIVE. -- PASSED


13-0124R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                      (PERSONNEL)


13-0056R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF ARCHITECT AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER   (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0118R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH SRF CONSULTING GROUP, INC., FOR A TRAFFIC IMPACT STUDY OF THE PROPOSED DOWNTOWN OFFICE TOWER PROJECT SITE FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $27,500. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD         (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0010R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT OF A UTILITY AND PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT FROM ISD #709. -- PASSED


13-0107R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VEIT & COMPANY, INC., FOR LIFT STATION NO. 14 RECONSTRUCTION IN THE AMOUNT OF $189,500. -- PASSED


13-0112R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NO. 21801 WITH LIMNOTECH FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR PREPARATION OF MRTF AND OTHER GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR STREAM RESTORATION PROJECTS AS A RESULT OF THE JUNE 2012 FLOODING IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $75,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $175,000. -- PASSED


13-0113R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NO. 21800 WITH BARR ENGINEERING FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR PREPARATION OF MRTF AND OTHER GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR STREAM RESTORATION PROJECTS AS A RESULT OF THE JUNE 2012 FLOODING IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $75,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $175,000. -- PASSED

 

13-0115R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROPRIETARY CONTRACT WITH NOVASPECT, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF TWO FISHER REGULATORS IN YEAR 2013 IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,153.32. -- PASSED


13-0116R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROPRIETARY CONTRACT WITH NELSON TECHNOLOGIES, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF ONE YZ MODEL TOTAL SYSTEM NATURAL GAS ODORIZER IN YEAR 2013 IN THE AMOUNT OF $36,337.50. -- PASSED

 

13-0119R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 11-0663 AMENDING CONTRACT 21549 WITH LHB, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION AND INSPECTION FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. L6007 ON SKYLINE PARKWAY AT STEWART CREEK TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $76,940 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $166,802. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                         (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0108R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA BOARD OF FIREFIGHTER TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $9,900 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL TRAINING. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0091R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO SUPERIOR GOLF CARS FOR THE THREE YEAR SEASONAL LEASE OF GOLF CARS AND GAS UTILITY TURF VEHICLES AT A TOTAL OF $81,698.40 FOR EACH OF YEARS 2013, 2014 AND 2015, AND A POTENTIAL TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $245,095.20. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1 


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                       (FINANCE)


13-0123R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ALLOCATE $775,000 FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE, $100,000 FROM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS BALANCE, AND $675,000 FROM THE UNDESIGNATED UNRESERVED FUND BALANCE TO VARIOUS TOURISM-RELATED IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN AND PRESIDENT BOYLE


13-0125R - RESOLUTION REGARDING LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN® (LEED®) STANDARDS IN THE PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMISSIONING OF MUNICIPAL FACILITIES. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Krause)

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER   (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0110R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND RAMSEY IV, LLC RELATING TO THE RAMSEY NEIGHBORHOOD TOWNHOME DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD         (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0114R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HANCO UTILITIES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW 8" AND 12" PE GAS MAIN, RECONNECTION OF LOCAL SERVICES AND BRANCH MAINS, AND ABANDONMENT OF AN EXISTING 8" STEEL GAS MAIN LOCATED ALONG FIRST STREET FROM MESABA AVENUE TO 15TH AVENUE WEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $480,525. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

13-0120R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES REGIONAL TRAIL GRANT PROGRAM AND TO ENTER INTO A GRANT AGREEMENT FOR THE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASE 3. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

13-0121R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES REGIONAL TRAIL GRANT PROGRAM AND TO ENTER INTO A GRANT AGREEMENT FOR THE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASE 4. -- 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 HARTMAN                         (FINANCE)


13-018-O - AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING RESOLUTION PRE-APPROVING LAND CONVEYANCES, AMENDING SECTION 48-210 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER, HARTMAN & STAUBER


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


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER   (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-011-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN A SKYWALK OVER WEST MICHIGAN STREET BETWEEN SECOND AND THIRD AVENUES WEST. -- 1st READING


13-012-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN A SKYWALK AND CANOPY OVER WEST MICHIGAN STREET BETWEEN SECOND AND THIRD AVENUES WEST. -- 1st READING


13-014-O - AN ORDINANCE 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, TO P-1, MINNESOTA POINT FROM THE SKY HARBOR AIRPORT BOUNDARY TO PARCEL ONE OF THE CLARK’S TRACT REFEREE’S PLAT OF MINNESOTA POINT (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


13-016-O - AN ORDINANCE ALLOWING BICYCLES TO BE WALKED THROUGH THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE, AMENDING SECTION 44A-5 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


13-017-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY AT 3RD AVENUE WEST AND THE I-35 FRONTAGE ROAD TO DTA AT NO COST FOR THE MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORTATION CENTER, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR LARSON   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-015-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO CONDUCT ON DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY (“DTA”) BUSES, AT DTA FACILITIES, AND IN DTA SHELTERS AND AUTHORIZING DRIVERS AND OTHER DTA EMPLOYEES TO REFUSE SERVICE FOR DISORDERLY PERSONS. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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. -- TABLED for consideration with Ordinance 13-008 on March 25.


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER   (PLANNING & 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, NONCONFORMING SIGNS AND DEFINITIONS. (AS AMENDED) -- AMENDMENT RECONSIDERED AND FAILED; ORDINANCE PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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Adjourned at 7:52 p.m.