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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS


DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - April 22, 2013. -- APPROVED

 

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RESOLUTION TABLED

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0237R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CREATE STREET IMPROVEMENT BOARD AND TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN PROCEDURES PERTAINING TO STREET IMPROVEMENTS AND FUNDING. (TABLED 5/13) -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA


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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)


13-0265R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED FOR REASSESSMENT OF A CANCELED RAZING ASSESSMENT. -- PASSED


13-0279R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR MAY 1, 2013, TO APRIL 30, 2014, IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,804,694 FOR THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0263R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE RENEWAL OF A CONTRACT WITH DULUTH READY MIX, INC., THE THIRD YEAR OF A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT, FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF WASHED SAND DURING YEAR 2013 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $58,781.25. -- PASSED


13-0264R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A SPECIAL LAW RELATING TO THE CITY OF DULUTH AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL ALCOHOL LICENSING AT WHEELER FIELD. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0289R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CONSULTATION DIVISION IN AN AMOUNT UP TO $5,252 AND COMMITTING LOCAL MATCH. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0267R - RESOLUTION VACATING PORTIONS OF PLATTED UNIMPROVED ROAD EASEMENT FOR THE ALLEY BETWEEN INDUSTRIAL AVENUE AND RIVERVIEW AVENUE (NANCY NILSEN AND RIVERSIDE RETREAT, LLC). -- PASSED


13-0271R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR A VACATION DWELLING UNIT AT 1004 SOUTH LAKE AVENUE (GERARD AND NORMA DOWNES). -- PASSED


13-0272R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR LOAN A WITH DULUTH TEACHERS CREDIT UNION, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,048, CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT – 2012 DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED


13-0273R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR LOAN A WITH GRANDMA’S, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $198,019, CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT – 2012 DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED


13-0274R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR LOAN A WITH WHOLE FOODS CO-OP, INC., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $293,190, CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT – 2012 DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED


13-0275R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR A VACATION DWELLING UNIT AT 10 INDUSTRIAL AVENUE (NANCY NILSEN/ RIVERSIDE RETREAT, LLC). -- PASSED


13-0276R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR A VACATION DWELLING UNIT AT 13402 WEST THIRD STREET (MATTHEW EVINGSON). -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


13-0277R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT IN THE MATTER OF LAUREN M. NASH V. CITY OF DULUTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $290,000. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0262R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO VARIOUS AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA PUBIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY EXTENDING THE TERM THEREOF. -- PASSED


13-0266R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF STREET AND UTILITY EASEMENTS FROM JAMES G. AND GAIL A. SUNDSTROM FOR $1,500. -- PASSED


13-0268R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF APPROXIMATELY 250 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN LAWN STREET BEGINNING AT NORTH BOUNDARY AVENUE AND EXTENDING EASTERLY AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $64,500. -- PASSED


13-0269R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF UTILITY EASEMENTS FROM PROPERTY OWNERS ON LAKESIDE COURT AT A TOTAL COST OF $3,734.40. -- PASSED


13-0281R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT 21793 WITH WATTERS & SONS EXCAVATING, LLC FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE GREENE STREET BOX CULVERT IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $272,827. -- PASSED


13-0283R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH GOODPOINTE TECHNOLOGY, INC., FOR A PAVEMENT CONDITION SURVEY FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $115,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0258R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FROM FEMA IN THE AMOUNT OF $129,120 FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING VARIOUS EQUIPMENT FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. -- PASSED


13-0261R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH CLOQUET AREA FIRE DISTRICT FOR COOPERATIVE FIRE FIGHTING ASSISTANCE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0229R - RESOLUTION GRANTING APPROVAL AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MEMORIAL PARK MASTER PLAN. -- PASSED


13-0270R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A TEMPORARY ACCESS AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR ACCESS TO RADIO TOWER BAY ON THE ST. LOUIS RIVER IN THE GARY-NEW DULUTH AREA. -- PASSED


13-0278R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF A CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAIL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR FY2013-2014 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,820. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER AND KRUG


13-0282R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 12-0608, ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT, FINE, PENALTY AND OTHER CHARGES FOR 2013, BY ADDING A LICENSE FEE FOR SYNTHETIC DRUG ESTABLISHMENTS. -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORD. 13-039-O

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

13-0280R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH LHB FOR SURVEYING SERVICES FOR FUTURE STREET AND UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS ON SUPERIOR STREET IN DOWNTOWN DULUTH. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Krause)


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-027-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM MIXED USE-BUSINESS (MU-B) AND MIXED USE-NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) TO MIXED USE-COMMERCIAL (MU-C), FOR PROPERTIES LOCATED AT THE 2100 BLOCK OF LONDON ROAD (LONDON ACQUISITION, LLC). (TABLED 5/13) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-029-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS, PERMITTED AND SPECIAL USES, USE SPECIFIC STANDARDS, THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION AND DEFINITIONS. (TABLED 5/13) -- ORDINANCE SPLIT:

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER AND KRUG


13-038-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING CHAPTER 28, ADDING A NEW ARTICLE VIII PROHIBITING CONSUMPTION OF PRODUCTS LABELED NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. -- 1st READING


13-039-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING CHAPTER 5 ADDING A NEW ARTICLE VII REGARDING SYNTHETIC DRUG ESTABLISHMENTS.  (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM MIXED USE BUSINESS (MU-B) TO MIXED USE NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) FOR PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 4502 EAST SUPERIOR STREET (GREG KLEIN). -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-031-O - AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A STREET IMPROVEMENT TRUST (SIT) FUND, PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF A CITY-WIDE STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AND CONDITIONALLY AUTHORIZING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS TO THE SIT FUND. -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA


BY PRESIDENT BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


13-032-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER I, SECTION 1, OF THE CITY CHARTER AMENDING THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-033-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER IV, SECTION 21, OF THE CITY CHARTER RELATING TO POLITICAL ACTIVITIES OF CITY EMPLOYEES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-034-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER IV, SECTION 23, OF THE CITY CHARTER REMOVING CITY ASSESSOR REFERENCE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-035-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XI, SECTION 84, OF THE CITY CHARTER AMENDING THE STATED DOLLAR AMOUNT FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY LIABILITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 8:28 p.m.