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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS


DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, September 9, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTION TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0438R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH NORTH AMERICAN SALT COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE OF ROAD SALT FOR OCTOBER THROUGH DECEMBER 2013 IN THE AMOUNT OF $252,909.  (TABLED 8/26) -- 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 KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0400R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH SHI INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF COMPUTER PC REPLACEMENTS AND ACCESSORIES IN YEAR 2013 FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE BUDGET ALLOCATION OF $275,000. -- PASSED


13-0401R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE RENEWAL OF A CONTRACT WITH CDW GOVERNMENT, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF COMPUTER LAPTOP REPLACEMENTS AND ACCESSORIES IN YEAR 2013 FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE BUDGET ALLOCATION OF $95,000. -- PASSED


13-0470R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DULUTH AND ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0469R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SIGNAL TECHNICIAN. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0458R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF $2,481,395 IN LEAD-BASED PAINT HAZARD CONTROL GRANT PROGRAM FUNDING FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT’S OFFICE OF HEALTHY HOMES AND LEAD HAZARD CONTROL AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS WITH APPROPRIATE AGENCIES. -- PASSED


13-0464R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH UNITED WAY OF GREATER DULUTH TO SERVE AS FISCAL HOST AND PROVIDE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMMING AND INCREASE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SUPPORT FOR THE ONE YEAR AGREEMENT NOT TO EXCEED $150,000. -- PASSED


13-0465R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO LIPE BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR THE RENOVATION WORK ON THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $236,900. -- PASSED


13-0466R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2013 ACTION PLAN ADDING A NEW PROJECT TO THE CDBG PROGRAM, THE CITY OF DULUTH’S CENTRAL HILLSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER EXTERIOR WINDOW AND DOOR REPLACEMENT PROJECT ADDING $124,921 OF NEW 2013 CDBG FUNDS AND TRANSFERRING $111,995 FROM 2009, 2010 AND 2011 CDBG PROGRAM YEARS. -- PASSED


13-0472R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 10-0402 VACATING PORTIONS OF STREETS AND ALLEYS AND ACCEPTING A DEDICATION OF A PORTION OF AN ALLEY IN THE AREA OF THE PRIVATE ACCESS ROAD TO WESTERN MIDDLE SCHOOL (ISD 709). -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0456R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT ACCEPTING WATERMAIN EASEMENT FROM ISD 709 RELATED TO EAST HIGH SCHOOL. -- PASSED


13-0459R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC. FOR THE CHESTER PARK SKI TRAIL BRIDGE 2 IN THE AMOUNT OF $204,927. -- PASSED


13-0461R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE 2012 ROAD AND BRIDGE DISASTER RELIEF BOND GRANT04173 AND ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 69K15 ON TRIGGS AVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $69,828.75. -- PASSED


13-0462R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NO. 21888 WITH NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC FOR THE MILL AND OVERLAY OF VINLAND STREET FROM IRWIN AVENUE TO BOUNDARY AVENUE AND 27TH AVENUE WEST FROM THIRD STREET TO 11TH STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $307,667 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $775,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0446R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CODERED SERVICE AGREEMENT AND WEATHER WARNING SERVICE ADDENDUM WITH EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK LLC IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $19,871.24. -- PASSED


13-0449R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH NELSON AUTO CENTER, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF NINE 2014 FORD POLICE INTERCEPTOR AWD UTILITY VEHICLES FOR THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $251,288.38. -- PASSED


13-0451R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC SAFETY, BUREAU OF CRIMINAL APPREHENSION, PROVIDING FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT TO CONTINUE PARTICIPATION IN THE MINNESOTA INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE PROGRAM. -- PASSED


13-0457R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES. -- PASSED


13-0467R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT FOR TRAINING FOR FIRE PROTECTION AND AMBULANCE SERVICES. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0473R - RESOLUTION ALLOWING DULUTH FRIENDS OF TENNIS, INC. TO OPERATE, MANAGE AND USE PORTIONS OF, CITY OWNED, LONGVIEW TENNIS FACILITY FOR ADVANCEMENT OF ITS MISSION AND RELATED SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY; ADDITIONALLY, FUNDING OF NOT MORE THAN $50,000 WILL BE PROVIDED TO DULUTH FRIENDS OF TENNIS EXCLUSIVELY FOR RESURFACING THE TENNIS COURTS IN 2013. -- PASSED

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-0450R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL PARKS FUND LEVY FOR THE YEAR 2014. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


13-0452R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2014. -- PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)


13-0453R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2014. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


13-0454R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2014. -- PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)


13-0455R - RESOLUTION SETTING A PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2014. -- PASSED6-3 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)


13-0475R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING MONIES TO STREET IMPROVEMENT DEBT SERVICE FUND FROM THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND TO CANCEL 2014 DEBT SERVICE TAX LEVY AND TO REPLENISH THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND. -- FAILED 6-3 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)  [NOTE: Needed 7/9ths vote to pass]


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0474R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING MONIES TO STREET IMPROVEMENT DEBT SERVICE FUND FROM THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND AND GENERAL FUND RESERVE TO CANCEL 2014 DEBT SERVICE TAX LEVY. -- FAILED 1-8 (Krause)


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0477R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE FOR SELECTING A CANDIDATE TO FILL THE PROSPECTIVE VACANCY OF THE FOURTH DISTRICT COUNCIL SEAT OF GARRY KRAUSE. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0468R - RESOLUTION VETOING DPUC RESOLUTION 13PUC-006 ESTABLISHING NATURAL GAS RATES EFFECTIVE AFTER SEPTEMBER 30, 2013. -- FAILED 3-6 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)


BY PRESIDENT BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


13-0460R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT IN THE MATTER OF STEVE JANKOWSKI AND PETER SCOTT V. CITY OF DULUTH AND PAYMENT OF ATTORNEY FEES IN THE AMOUNT OF $177,500. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0463R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH LHB, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO PROVIDE PLANNING AND PRELIMINARY DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE SUPERIOR STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $361,568. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Krause)


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-048-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $875,000 OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO FINANCE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASE I UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND LEVYING TAXES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. (TABLED 8/12) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-062-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM RESIDENTIAL-URBAN (R-2) TO MIXED USE-NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N), FOR PROPERTIES BETWEEN NORTH 24TH AVENUE WEST AND NORTH 28TH AVENUE WEST FROM THE WEST FOURTH STREET ALLEY TO THE WEST THIRD STREET ALLEY (CITY OF DULUTH). -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-061-O - AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING SMOKING OF ANY KIND IN CENTRAL HILLSIDE PARK, AMENDING SECTIONS 28-63 AND 28-64 TO CHAPTER 28 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-054-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 33-97.11 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO PARKING CAMPER TRAILERS AND RECREATION VEHICLES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-055-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ON OR IN THE DULUTH HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD TO ETHAN C. AND LAURA L. COLE FOR $1,600. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-056-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 THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF COMMONWEALTH AVENUE AND EAST CARTERETT STREET (SMR ACQUISITIONS COMPANY, LLC). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY PRESIDENT BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


13-057-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OR DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS WITH ARTISTS FOR THE DISPLAY OF ARTWORK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILORS JULSRUD AND KRUG


13-058-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 28-64 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INGESTION OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES. -- PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Gardner, Krause)


13-059-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 28-63 AND 28-72 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Krause)


13-060-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDED CHAPTER 11 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-049-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 10-3 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING NOTICE OF DEMOLITION ORDERS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


13-050-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 10-5 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TRANSFERRING JURISDICTION OF LOCAL BUILDING CODE APPEALS TO THE STATE APPEALS BOARD. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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Adjourned at 10:50 p.m.