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AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 8, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall
411 West First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

REPLACEMENT

 

ROLL CALL

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


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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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PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS


*  10-0208-01             DBU Properties, LLC, petition to vacate existing utility easement in its entirety and reestablish a new 18 foot wide utility easement measured perpendicularly from the east boundary of Outlot A, Oneota Industrial Park, First Addition (No. 359900156). -- Assessor


*  10-0208-02             Duluth Area Family YMCA Heritage Foundation, Inc., by LHB, Inc., application for concurrent use permit for entrance canopy element and existing slat elements on the Third Avenue West and First Street facades. -- Planning commission


*  10-0208-03             A&L Properties acceptance of concurrent use permit granted by Ordinance No. 9991 on August 24, 2009. -- Received


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REPORTS FROM OTHER OFFICERS


*  10-0208-04             Clerk applications to the Minnesota gambling control board for exemption from lawful gambling licenses (raffles) from:  (a) Holy Family Catholic Church on September 11, 2010; (b) Lakehead Racing Association on July 18, 2010; (c) St. Louis and Carlton County Pheasants Forever on April 10, 2010. -- Received


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REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


*  10-0208-05             Board of zoning appeals minutes of September 22, 2009, meeting. -- Received


*  10-0208-06             Building appeal board minutes of December 9, 2009, meeting. -- Received


*  10-0208-07             Commission on disabilities minutes of December 2, 2009, meeting. -- Received


*  10-0208-08             Duluth airport authority minutes of December 15, 2009, meeting. -- Received


*  10-0208-09             Duluth economic development authority minutes of December 16, 2009, meeting. -- Received


*  10-0208-10             Duluth transit authority: (a) Income statement for October, 2009; (b) Minutes of December 2, 2009, meeting. -- Received


*  10-0208-11             Entertainment and convention center authority minutes of January 26, 2010, meeting. -- Received


*  10-0208-12             Library board minutes of November 24, 2009, meeting. -- Received



*  10-0208-13             Parks and recreation commission minutes of December 9, 2009, meeting. -- Received


*  10-0208-14             Planning commission minutes of December 8, 2009, 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 CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


10-0070R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF J&J JAUSS, INC. (GARY LIQUORS), 1431 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE.


10-0071R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF BUNSIE, INC. (SPIRIT BOTTLE SHOPPE), 5801 GRAND AVENUE.


10-0072R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF GOLDEN EAGLE LIQUORS, LLC, (SPORTSMEN’S LIQUOR), 3904 GRAND AVENUE.


10-0075R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR HARBORTOWN ROTARY, RUFFED GROUSE SOCIETY AND LINCOLN PARK BUSINESS GROUP.


10-0076R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FROM BLACK RIVER MILLS, INC. (KOZY BAR), 129 EAST FIRST STREET, TO KOZY BAR, LLC (KOZY BAR), SAME ADDRESS.  (REPLACEMENT)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-0073R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF WATER METERS AND RELATED ITEMS NEEDED FOR AUTOMATED METER READING SYSTEM FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $98,147.16.


10-0074R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING SEWER RATES FOR LARGE VOLUME STEAM GENERATION CUSTOMERS.

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                       (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

10-0079R  - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY AGREEING TO TERMINATE LEASE OF SPACE IN THE GOVERNMENT SERVICES CENTER FOR THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT.


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER  (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


10-0077R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH VOLUNTEERS CARING AND PATROLLING, INC., FOR THE OPERATION OF THE LINCOLN PARK COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER.

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions are also for consideration at this meeting:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BYCOUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-0039R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF $1,500,000 IN INNOVATIVE ENERGY RESIDENTIAL EFFICIENCY PROGRAM FUNDING FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA OFFICE OF ENERGY SECURITY FOR THE DULUTH ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM (DEEP) AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS WITH APPROPRIATE AGENCIES.

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


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


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-009-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 29A-32 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO OFF STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY.


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN        (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


10-003-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RECONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY IN THE WEST DULUTH AREA TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA.


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-012-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NEED FOR POS [POINT OF SALE] CERTIFICATE AND AUTHORIZING ASSESSMENT FOR UNPAID COSTS THEREOF, AMENDING SECTIONS 43-3.24.2 AND 43-33.4 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED.


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


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-004-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 34 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-B, ONE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO S, SUBURBAN, PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF RICE LAKE ROAD AND PECAN AVENUE (MILLER-DWAN FOUNDATION/CITY OF DULUTH).


10-006-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A PURCHASE AGREEMENT AUTHORIZING SALE OF PROPERTY AT RICE LAKE ROAD AND PECAN AVENUE TO THE MILLER-DWAN HOSPICE HOUSE FOUNDATION, LLC, FOR AN ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY. (AMENDMENT)


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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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