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ACTIONS


DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  President Boyle

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - January 14, 2013.  -- 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)


13-0117R - RESOLUTION AMENDING AND RENEWING THE JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT NO. 20604 WITH THE DULUTH ENTERTAINMENT AND CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY FOR THE OPERATION OF THE MINNESOTA SLIP PEDESTRIAN DRAW BRIDGE DURING YEAR 2013 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $36,441.02. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0127R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ISSUING TEMPORARY DANCE LICENSES TO GRANDMA’S MARATHON - DULUTH, INC., CANAL PARK DRIVE AND BUCHANAN STREET. -- PASSED

 

13-0133R - 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, REGULAR BOX DIESEL PICKUP TRUCKS FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES AND ONE 2013 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500 4X4 REGULAR CAB AND CHASSIS PICKUP TRUCK FOR STREET MAINTENANCE, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $106,865.20. -- PASSED


13-0151R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO ORDER OF OWLS, NEST 1200 (ART IN BAYFRONT PARK), BAYFRONT PARK. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0129R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR. -- PASSED


13-0130R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF CORROSION TECHNICIAN INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO CORROSION TECHNICIAN II AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


13-0131R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF CORROSION TECHNICIAN I AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


13-0134R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF REGULATOR MECHANIC AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


13-0135R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER CONVEYANCE SPECIALIST AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


13-0136R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER CONVEYANCE TECHNICIAN AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0132R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY (MINNESOTA HOUSING) RELATED TO THE LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM. -- PASSED


13-0137R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN - FUTURE LAND USE MAP FROM SOUTH 21ST AVENUE EAST TO SOUTH 26TH AVENUE EAST BETWEEN LONDON ROAD AND INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 35 (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED


13-0143R - RESOLUTION VACATING AN UTILITY EASEMENT AT THE 4500 BLOCK OF MINNESOTA AVENUE (DANIEL AND AMANDA THRALOW). -- PASSED

 

13-0144R - RESOLUTION VACATING PORTIONS OF PLATTED UNIMPROVED ROAD EASEMENT OF SECOND AVENUE WEST BETWEEN WEST EIGHTH AND WEST NINTH AVENUE (DEBORAH ANDERSON AND DIANNA HUNTER). -- PASSED


13-0145R - RESOLUTION VACATING PORTIONS OF PLATTED UNIMPROVED ROAD EASEMENT OF 49TH AVENUE EAST BETWEEN WOODLAWN STREET AND KINGSTON STREET (JIM MAINELLA). -- PASSED


13-0146R - RESOLUTION VACATING ONE FOOT OF LONDON ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AT 1732 LONDON ROAD (GREGORY KAMP/COLDWELL BANKER). -- PASSED


13-0147R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR TWO VACATION DWELLING UNITS AT 1003-1005 SOUTH LAKE AVENUE (JOEL AND JOY JOHNSON). -- PASSED


13-0148R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR TWO VACATION DWELLING UNITS AT 1621 EAST SUPERIOR STREET (JEFF LATZ, DBA LATZ PROPERTIES). -- PASSED


13-0149R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR A VACATION DWELLING UNIT AT 3315 MINNESOTA AVENUE (DOUG SABO AND LORRI HANNA). -- PASSED


13-0150R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR A VACATION DWELLING UNIT AT 1615 EAST SUPERIOR STREET (JEREMY PAGGEN). -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0128R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE 2013 STREET PRESERVATION PROJECT AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $704,400. -- PASSED

 

13-0139R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH ENERGY INSIGHT, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RELATED TO A COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR DULUTH PUBLIC WORKS AND 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 AND RESCINDING RESOLUTION 13-0069. -- PASSED


13-0140R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FIVE-YEAR MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BRAUN INTERTEC CORPORATION, FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIAL TESTING SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $250,000. -- PASSED


13-0141R - AUTHORIZING A FIVE-YEAR MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH AMERICAN ENGINEERING TESTING, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIAL TESTING SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $250,000. -- PASSED

 

13-0142R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FIVE-YEAR MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH EPC ENGINEERING & TESTING, FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIAL TESTING SERVICES FOR A TOTAL ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $250,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0126R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES IN CANAL PARK ON JUNE 22, 2013, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GRANDMA’S MARATHON AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolution was also considered:

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES, & AUTHORITIES)

 

13-0138R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES LOCAL TRAIL CONNECTIONS GRANT PROGRAM AND TO ENTER INTO A GRANT AGREEMENT FOR THE BAYFRONT TRAILS. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Krause)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


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 3/11) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-019-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1 TO R-2, R-1 TO R-C, MU-N TO R-N, AND R-1 TO RR-2, PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE KENWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD AREA. -- 1st READING


13-020-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1 TO R-2, R-2 TO R-1, R-2 TO MU-N, AND MU-N TO R-2, PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE EAST HILLSIDE AND ENDION NEIGHBORHOODS. -- 1st READING


13-021-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO GREGORY KAMP/COLDWELL BANKER A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A CANOPY TO PROJECT INTO THE LONDON ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AT 1732 LONDON ROAD. -- 1st READING


13-022-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM RURAL RESIDENTIAL ONE (RR-1), TO INDUSTRIAL-GENERAL (I-G), THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 1100 WEST GARY STREET (VONCO V, LLC). -- 1st READING

 

13-023-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 10198 EXTENDING THE CLOSING DATE AND CORRECTING THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION RELATING TO THE SALE OF THE ENDION STATION. -- 1st READING


13-024-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 10201 AUTHORIZING THE DEDICATION OF A STREET AND UTILITY EASEMENT OVER CERTAIN CITY PROPERTY IN THE CANAL PARK AREA, TO CORRECT THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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) -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION ON 4/1


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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-014-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 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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 7:32 p.m.