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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS


DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, November 12, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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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)


13-0551R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2013B. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR HANSON                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

13-0544R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH CRYSTEEL TRUCK EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR THE OUTFITTING OF THREE (3) 2014 INTERNATIONAL CAB AND CHASSIS UNITS FOR FLEET SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $247,752.72. -- PASSED


13-0565R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO THE DULUTH LIBRARY FOUNDATION, (LIBATIONS AT THE LIBRARY), 520 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


13-0566R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR DULUTH PLAYHOUSE, INC. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0545R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE BUILDING OFFICIAL TO ABATE CERTAIN NUISANCES BY REMOVAL OF STRUCTURALLY UNSOUND BUILDINGS IN THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED

 

13-0561R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH SUMMIT ENVIROSOLUTIONS TO IMPLEMENT A HISTORIC RESOURCES SURVEY OF THE EAST END RESIDENTIAL AREA – PHASE V IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $17,000. -- PASSED

 

13-0562R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR LOAN A WITH ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL OF DULUTH IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $289,899.43, CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT - 2012 DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED


13-0564R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR LOAN A WITH BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY AND TATE & LYLE INGREDIENTS AMERCAS LLC IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $688,642.59, CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT - 2012 DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


NEW 13-0548R - RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 5, 2013. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0540R - RESOLUTION AMENDING A CONTRACT WITH BARR ENGINEERING FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR PREPARATION OF MRTF AND OTHER GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR STREAM RESTORATION AS A RESULT OF THE JUNE 2012 FLOOD IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $25,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $200,000. -- PASSED


13-0542R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VEIT & COMPANY, INC. FOR THE 2012 FLOOD REPAIR PROJECT ON AMITY CREEK BRIDGES IN THE AMOUNT OF $286,900. -- PASSED

 

13-0555R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LHB, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION FOR FLOOD REPAIR OF BRIDGE NO. L8496, TOLEDO STREET AT CHESTER CREEK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $37,274. -- PASSED


13-0558R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LHB, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE DESIGN OF FLOOD REPAIR OF MULTIPLE BRIDGES IN THE AMOUNT OF $196,998. -- PASSED


13-0559R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 13-0340 AUTHORIZING THE 2012 ROAD AND BRIDGE DISASTER RELIEF BOND GRANT AGREEMENT 02226 AND ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR ENGINEERING AND RECONSTRUCTION OF VINLAND STREET BETWEEN IRWIN AVENUE AND BOUNDARY AVENUE, INCREASING THE GRANT AMOUNT BY $52,664.13 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $214,093.15. -- PASSED


13-0560R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 13-0341 AUTHORIZING THE 2012 ROAD AND BRIDGE DISASTER RELIEF BOND GRANT AGREEMENT 02227 AND ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR ENGINEERING AND RECONSTRUCTION OF 27TH AVENUE WEST BETWEEN THIRD STREET AND 11TH STREET, INCREASING THE GRANT AMOUNT BY $45,497.07 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $138, 180.37. -- PASSED


13-0563R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF APPROXIMATELY 266 FEET OF WATER MAIN IN LIVINGSTON AVENUE AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $19,040. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0527R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES. -- PASSED

 

13-0543R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH MOTOROLA, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF PORTABLE/MOBILE POLICE RADIOS AND DESKTOP CONTROL SYSTEMS IN THE AMOUNT OF $111,923.04. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0541R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN THE AMOUNT OF $320,000.00 FOR THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO. -- PASSED


13-0546R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM LLOYD K. JOHNSON FOUNDATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,500. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                          (FINANCE)

 

13-0550R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL EQUIPMENT NOTES, SERIES 2013A. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)

 

15-0552R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2013C. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


13-0553R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS (LAKEWALK EXTENSION AND CROSS CITY TRAIL), SERIES 2013D. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


13-0556R - RESOLUTION IDENTIFYING RUSSELL SQUARE AND OBSERVATION PARK AS SITES FOR THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF DOG PARKS. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

13-0557R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH TO DISCHARGE OF THE HOUSING INVESTMENT FUND LOAN MADE TO NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF DULUTH RELATED TO THE LAKE SUPERIOR VIEW CONDOMINIUMS.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

13-0554R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC. FOR THE 2012 FLOOD REPAIR PROJECT ON BRIDGE 88547 IN THE DULUTH ARMORY BUILDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $797,686. -- PASSED

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-069-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE IRVING NEIGHBORHOOD TO NORMAN M. OPACK AND VIANN M. RASK FOR $17,724. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-068-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1 AND R-P TO R-2 AND MU-B THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 800 EAST CENTRAL ENTRANCE (INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709). -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Hanson abstained)


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Adjourned at 8:12 p.m.