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AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall
411 West First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

REPLACEMENT

ROLL CALL

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - January 28, 2013.


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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


   *13-0401-01           Summit Management, LLC petition for signal and intersection improvements at the intersection of Woodland Avenue and Summit Street. –- Assessor


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REPORTS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION


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REPORTS FROM OTHER OFFICERS


   *13-0401-08           Planning and construction services department director communication regarding the one-for-one replacement of housing units for the Hillside Apartment project. -- Received

 

   *13-0401-02           Purchasing agent emergency order for the purchase of additional road salt. – Received


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REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


   *13-0401-03           Commission on disabilities minutes of February 6, 2013 meeting. -- Received


   *13-0401-04           Duluth public arts commission minutes of February 18, 2013 meeting. -- Received


   *13-0401-05           Duluth transit authority: (a) Minutes of January 30, 2013 meeting; (b) Income statement for January 2013. -- Received


   *13-0401-06           Entertainment and convention center authority minutes of December 18, 2012 meeting. – Received


   *13-0401-07           Spirit mountain recreation area authority board minutes of: (a) December 20, 2012; (b) January 17, 2013, meetings. -- Received


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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)


13-0152R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE CLUB LIQUOR LICENSE OF NORTHLAND COUNTRY CLUB, 3901 EAST SUPERIOR STREET.


13-0153R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF TB DULUTH, LLC (RADISSON HOTEL), 505 WEST SUPERIOR STREET.


13-0154R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE OF MINER’S, INC. (SUPER ONE FOODS #457), 15 SOUTH 13TH AVENUE EAST.


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0122R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS OF MEMBERS TO CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0111R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT IN YEAR 2013 WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR FOUR QUARTERS OF SHIELD MAINTENANCE SOFTWARE ASSOCIATED WITH NEMESIS (NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA ENFORCEMENT SAFETY INFORMATION SYSTEM) IN THE AMOUNT OF $72,200.


13-0155R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM MINNESOTA BOARD OF FIREFIGHTER TRAINING AND EDUCATION AND THE FIRE SERVICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $10,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT TEAM TRAINING.


13-0157R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ANIMAL ALLIES HUMANE SOCIETY FOR THE OPERATION OF AN ADOPTION PROGRAM WITHIN THE CITY OF DULUTH.


BY COUNCILOR LARSON      (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


13-0156R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT 21716, WITH ST. JAMES HOME OF DULUTH INC., D/B/A WOODLAND HILLS, TO DECREASE RENTAL FEES OF THE WASHINGTON RECREATION CENTER FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $7,200 FOR YEARS 2013 AND 2014.


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILORS STAUBER AND KRAUSE


NEW 13-0159R - RESOLUTION AMENDING DULUTH LEGISLATIVE BONDING PRIORITIES ESTABLISHING ENGINEERING AND RENOVATION OF FRANK WADE STADIUM AS THE TOP PRIORITY FOR 2013.


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0158R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO IMPROVE A PORTION OF TENTH AVENUE EAST AND TO ASSESS A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF.

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER, HARTMAN & STAUBER


13-008-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL SERVICE.  (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 3/25)


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-013-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO CIVIL SERVICE.  (TABLED 3/11)


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


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-025-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE XIX, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING THE DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION.


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


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-019-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1 TO R-2, R-1 TO R-C, MU-N TO R-N, AND R-1 TO RR-2, PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE KENWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD AREA.


13-020-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1 TO R-2, R-2 TO R-1, R-2 TO MU-N, AND MU-N TO R-2, PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE EAST HILLSIDE AND ENDION NEIGHBORHOODS.


13-021-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO GREGORY KAMP/COLDWELL BANKER A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A CANOPY TO PROJECT INTO THE LONDON ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AT 1732 LONDON ROAD.

 

13-022-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM RURAL RESIDENTIAL ONE (RR-1), TO INDUSTRIAL-GENERAL (I-G), THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 1100 WEST GARY STREET (VONCO V, LLC).


13-023-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 10198 EXTENDING THE CLOSING DATE AND CORRECTING THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION RELATING TO THE SALE OF THE ENDION STATION.


13-024-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 10201 AUTHORIZING THE DEDICATION OF A STREET AND UTILITY EASEMENT OVER CERTAIN CITY PROPERTY IN THE CANAL PARK AREA, TO CORRECT THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION.


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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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COUNCILOR PREVIEW OF UPCOMING BUSINESS

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