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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS


DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, September 23, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Krug

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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)


13-0481R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LINE OF CREDIT IN THE AMOUNT OF $300,000 FOR THE ARROWHEAD ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY. -- PASSED


13-0483R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAIL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR YEAR 2013-2014 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $11,000. -- PASSED

 

13-0493R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO TRANSFER $50,000 FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE TO THE GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM TO PROVIDE A LOCAL MATCH FOR A $200,000 STATE OF MINNESOTA LEGACY FUND AWARD. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0480R - RESOLUTION INCREASING THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE ORDER TO TITAN MACHINERY, INC., FOR OEM REPLACEMENT PARTS AND LABOR FOR CASE EQUIPMENT BY $20,000, FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $68,000. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0478R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDED AND RESTATED LOAN B AGREEMENT WITH AAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES, INC., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000, AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED

 

13-0486R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE BUILDING OFFICIAL TO ABATE CERTAIN NUISANCES BY REMOVAL OF STRUCTURALLY UNSOUND BUILDINGS IN THE CITY OF DULUTH IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $260,000.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


13-0487R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VONCO V DULUTH, LLC, TO PERFORM DEMOLITION, TRANSPORTATION, DISPOSAL AND SITE RESTORATION SERVICES. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0488R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT PUBLIC WATERMAIN AND SERVICES ON LIVINGSTON AVENUE AND TO ASSESS A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED


13-0489R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF PLUM STREET FROM NINTH AVENUE EAST TO SKYWOOD LANE BY CITY MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $10,000. -- PASSED


13-0490R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE ORPHANAGE WATER TOWER SITE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC, AND THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

13-0482R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

13-0479R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR LIGHTING AND MAINTENANCE OF THE CSAH 91 (HAINES ROAD) PEDESTRIAN UNDERPASS. -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Fosle, Krause)

 

13-0485R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASE I IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,367,452.19. -- PASSED 5-3-1 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)

 

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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 THERE OF.  (TABLED 8/12) -- PASSED 5-3-1 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)

 

13-064-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1-2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ADDING CITY ASSESSOR DEFINITION. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-053-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE XXVIII OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN COMMISSION. -- 1st READING

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

13-065-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO WHOLE FOODS CO-OP A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTION UNDER EAST FOURTH ALLEY. -- 1st READING

 

The following entitled ordinance was read for the second 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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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RETURN TO TOP

Adjourned at 8:00 p.m.