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AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, December 1, 2008, 7:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall
411 West First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

REPLACEMENT

 

ROLL CALL

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PUBLIC HEARING - 7:00 p.m. - 2009 Budget and property tax levy.

                                   7:00 p.m. - Capital improvement program.


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The Duluth City Council promotes the use and adherence of the tools of civility in conducting the business of the council. The tools of civility will provide increased opportunities for civil discourse in order to find positive resolutions to the issues that face the city. These tools include:  pay attention, listen, be inclusive, do not gossip, show respect, be agreeable, apologize, give constructive criticism and take responsibility. [Approved by the council on August 25, 2003]

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REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


*  08-1208-01             American Indian commission minutes of September 15, 2008, meeting. -- Received

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* Listed only, not copied.


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REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES

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OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered routine and/or noncontroversial and will be enacted by one unanimous motion. If a councilor requests, or a citizen wishes to speak on an item on the consent agenda, it will be removed and handled separately.


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                                  (FINANCE)


08-0725R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2009, TO DECEMBER 31, 2009, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2.


08-0726R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2009, TO DECEMBER 31, 2009, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY.


08-0727R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2009, TO DECEMBER 31, 2009, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY.


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


08-0730R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE SUNDAY INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO BLACK WATER AT GREYSOLON, LLC (BLACKWATER AT GREYSOLON), 231 EAST SUPERIOR STREET.


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


08-0719R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF SHANNON WATSON-BORDEN TO THE PARKING COMMISSION, REPLACING MICHAEL POLZIN.


08-0722R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF LAURA SIEGER TO THE DULUTH LEGACY ENDOWMENT FUND ADVISORY BOARD, REPLACING ABBOT APTER.


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


08-0731R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH MONARCH PAVING COMPANY, DIVISION OF MATHY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, FOR THE PURCHASE OF COLD MIX ASPHALT TO BE PICKED UP BY DECEMBER 31, 2008, FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL OF $95,258.93.


08-0732R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING WATER RATES EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER FEBRUARY 1, 2009; RESCINDING ALL PRIOR INCONSISTENT OR CONFLICTING RESOLUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH RATES.


08-0733R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE CUSTOMER CHARGE AND USER CHARGES FOR THE CITY’S WASTEWATER FACILITIES EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER FEBRUARY 1, 2009; RESCINDING ALL PRIOR INCONSISTENT OR CONFLICTING RESOLUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH RATES.


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


08-0723R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY PROVIDING FOR CITY ACCESS TO SECURE WIRELESS ACCESS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY OPERATIONS.


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolution is also for consideration at this meeting:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

08-0700R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE DENIAL OF A MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT LICENSE TO SUZY KOTTS, D/B/A YOSHIKO SAUNA.

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances are to be read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                                  (FINANCE)


08-094-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2009.


08-095-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2009.


08-097-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2009.


08-098-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2009 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-096-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 43-33.4 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO POINT OF SALE INSPECTIONS.


The following entitled ordinance is to be read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


08-093-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 40-4 AND 40-6 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO LOST, STOLEN OR ABANDONED PROPERTY.


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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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