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AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, June 11, 2012, 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. - AAR Aircraft Services, Inc., Minnesota Investment Fund Application.

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MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Duluth City Council is to develop effective public policy rooted in citizen involvement that results in excellent municipal services and creates a thriving community prepared for the challenges of the future.

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TOOLS OF CIVILITY: 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


     *12-0611-01         The following communications regarding the proposed ordinance concerning rental licensing (12-032-O): (a) Sherri Fedora; (b) Sandra Schauer; (c) Alida and Joe Viele. -- Received


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REPORTS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION

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REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


     *12-0611-02         Building appeal board minutes of April 11, 2012, meeting. -- Received


     *12-0611-03         Duluth airport authority minutes of April 17, 2012, meeting. -- Received


     *12-0611-04         Duluth human rights commission minutes of April 11, 2012, meeting. -- Received


     *12-0611-05         Special board of review minutes of May 16, 2012, meeting. -- Received

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* Listed only, not copied.


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REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES

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REPORTS OF COUNCIL OPEN ISSUES

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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 KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


12-0254R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PERMANENT EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES OF JUST TAKE ACTION, INC. (TYCOON’S ALEHOUSE & EATERY), 132 EAST SUPERIOR STREET.  (REPLACEMENT)


12-0255R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF AN ON SALE WINE LICENSE AND ISSUING A 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO THE NOODLE SHOP COMPANY (NOODLES & COMPANY), 1600 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY.


12-0282R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF VARIOUS LICENSEES.  (REPLACEMENT)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-0286R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA FOR A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000,000 (AAR AIRCRAFT SERVICES, INC).


12-0287R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A MODIFICATION TO THE CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILROAD SUBZONE #100 AND THE ATLAS SUBZONE #101 AND REALLOCATING CERTAIN ACRES IN SAID SUBZONE TO FORM A NEW JOBZ SUBZONE CALLED THE MAINTENANCE FACILITY SUBZONE #100.2.


12-0288R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO A MINNESOTA HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING A SUBGRANT AGREEMENT WITH SUMMIT ENVIROSOLUTIONS TO IMPLEMENT A HISTORIC RESOURCES SURVEY OF THE EAST END RESIDENTIAL AREA – PHASE IVa IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $16,415.

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


12-0275R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO GRANT NO. A-PSGP-2009-DULUTHCI-00010 FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION EXTENDING THE TERM THEREOF TO NOVEMBER 30, 2012.

 

12-0285R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER ONE TO CONTRACT 21242 WITH AVRIO GROUP SURVEILLANCE SOLUTIONS, LLC, AVRIO RMS GROUP, AS FUNDED BY A PORT SECURITY GRANT, FOR AN INCREASE OF $313,109 AND A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $791,508.


12-0290R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TAX-EXEMPT PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A FIRE TRUCK WITH AERIAL APPARATUS FROM KOVATCH MOBILE EQUIPMENT CORPORATION FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $907,944.


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


12-0284R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR AND ACCEPTANCE OF A $7,000 SPRITE SPARK PARKS WITH CUB FOODS GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL RECREATION AND PARK ASSOCIATION ON BEHALF OF COCA-COLA COMPANY FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE BASKETBALL COURTS AT THE CITY’S CENTRAL PARK.


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)   

 

12-0295R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SUPPORT TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ASSISTANCE TO LINCOLN PARK SCHOOL LIMITED PARTNERSHIP FOR THE LINCOLN PARK SCHOOL PROJECT.

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


12-0291R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH EVER-GREEN ENERGY DULUTH LLC TO OPERATE AND MANAGE DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 1.

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER AND LARSON


12-030-O - AN ORDINANCE CREATING ARTICLE XII OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CITIZEN REVIEW BOARD. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 5/29 FOR 6/7 COMMITTEE MEETING) (BOYLE AMENDMENT)  (KRAUSE AMENDMENT)


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


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-25.1 OF CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO LANDSCAPING AND TREE PRESERVATION.


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


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


12-032-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29A-32 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE CITY HOUSING, PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND RENTAL CODE. (REPLACEMENT 3)  (TABLED GARDNER AMENDMENT - REPLACEMENT 2)  (FOSLE AMENDMENT)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


12-033-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AS REFERENCED IN CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM RESIDENTIAL-TRADITIONAL (R-1) TO MIXED USE-NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N) THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1102 MAPLE GROVE ROAD (ZMC HOTELS).


12-034-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF THE SOUTHERLY TEN FEET OF LOTS 31-34, NEW YORK PIER, ONEOTA, TO ZENITH INVESTMENT AND MANAGEMENT CORPORATION FOR $2,000.


12-035-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE WEST DULUTH AREA TO ROBERT M. AND LEANNE E. LIND FOR $7,500.


12-036-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AS REFERENCED IN CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM RESIDENTIAL-TRADITIONAL (R-1) TO RESIDENTIAL-RURAL 1 (RR-1) THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 415 WEST NINTH STREET (KBJR, INC., AND STATE OF WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD).


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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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COUNCILOR PREVIEW OF UPCOMING BUSINESS

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