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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS


DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

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

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Fosle

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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 HANSON                  (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0568R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A 2014 MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO PAWN AMERICA MINNESOTA, LLC. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0549R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF BRYN POLLARD TO THE ALCOHOL, GAMBLING AND TOBACCO COMMISSION, REPLACING JON DONAHUE. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0571R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SELL OR CONVEY CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE GARY NEW DULUTH NEIGHBORHOOD. -- PASSED


13-0575R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA APPROVING A MODIFICATION TO THE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 17 AND A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN FOR TAX FINANCING DISTRICT NO. 26 IN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 17. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0567R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO RJS CONSTRUCTION GROUP, LLC FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE BRISTOL STREET BOX CULVERT IN THE AMOUNT OF $539,700. -- PASSED


13-0570R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF EASEMENT FROM HARTLEY NATURE CENTER. -- PASSED


13-0573R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING A VARIANCE FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND INDEMNIFYING THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRANTING OF A MINNESOTA STATE AID VARIANCE IN THE RECONSTRUCTION OF TENTH AVENUE EAST FROM SUPERIOR STREET TO FIFTH STREET. -- PASSED


13-0574R - RESOLUTION REVOKING TRUCK CENTER DRIVE AS AN MSA ROUTE. -- PASSED


13–0581R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT IN THE MATTER OF W.W. GOETSCH ASSOCIATES, INC. V. CITY OF DULUTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $95,580. -- PASSED


13-0582R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH HUNT ELECTRIC CORP. OF DULUTH FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A TRANSIT SIGNAL PRIORITY, EMERGENCY VEHICLE PRIORITY AND SIGNAL CONTROL SYSTEM. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0569R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH EMERGENCY AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC., FOR THE TAX-EXEMPT PURCHASE OF POLICE EQUIPMENT FOR NINE MARKED SQUADS IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,187.02. -- PASSED


13-0577R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,843.85 AND A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,875, FOR THE PURCHASE OF BALLISTIC VESTS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

13-0579R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE DULUTH LEGACY ENDOWMENT FUND FOR HAWK RIDGE BIRD OBSERVATORY STEWARDSHIP MANAGEMENT PLAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0580R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING SALARY FOR THE MAYOR PURSUANT TO CHAPTER II, SECTION 5 OF THE DULUTH HOME RULE CHARTER AND ESTABLISHING SALARY REVIEW COMMITTEE. -- AMENDED & PASSED 5-3-1 (Boyle, Hanson, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0578R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING DISBURSEMENT OF GRANT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $56,000 FROM PARKS FUND NEIGHBORHOOD GRANTS PROGRAM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER & HARTMAN


13-073-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING DESIGNATION OF LOCAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS BY THE HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-071-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO SCALZO PROPERTIES, LLC, A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR TWO OFF STREET PARKING SPACES LOCATED IN THE EAST FIFTH STREET PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY. -- 1st READING


13-072-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING ADAPTIVE REUSE OF LOCAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-070-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO APPROVE PROGRAMS TO FUND GAS MAIN EXTENSIONS, AMENDING SECTION 48-214 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-074-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 27-6, 27-17, 27-18, 27-21 AND 27-23 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATED TO PEDDLERS AND MOBILE FOOD CARTS AND VEHICLES. -- 1st READING


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


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Adjourned at 8:01 p.m.