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AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, July 1, 2013, 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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REPORTS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION

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REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


   *13-0701-01           Duluth airport authority minutes of May 14, 2013, meeting. -- Received


   *13-0701-02           Duluth parking commission resolutions, pursuant to Section 33-85 of the Duluth City Code:

                                   (a)       Converting 46th Avenue East between Gladstone Street and McCulloch Street to a new configuration of parking only on the east side (2013-9);

                                   (b)       Establishing event parking rates for city-owned parking facilities for June 22, 2013, and July 4, 2013 (2013-10);

                                   (c)       Offering a monthly contract parking option on Lot A and accepting donations on the Water Street Lot (2013-11). -- Received


   *13-0701-03           Duluth transit authority: (a) Minutes of April 24, 2013, meeting; (b) April 2013 financial statement. -- Received


   *13-0701-04           Entertainment and convention center authority minutes of: (a) January 29; (b) February 26; (c) March 26, 2013, meetings. -- Received


   *13-0701-05           Spirit Mountain recreation area authority minutes of May 16, 2013, 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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RESOLUTION TABLED

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0309R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SUPPORT THE RC LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION’S REQUEST TO THE MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY FOR FUNDING FOR THE PASTORET TERRACE PROJECT.  (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 6/10)


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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 HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


NEW 13-0365R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND LOCAL 66 OF AFSCME COUNCIL 5 FOR THE YEARS 2013-2015.


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0358R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ASTLEFORD INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS FOR THE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) 2014 INTERNATIONAL MODEL 7600 6x4 TANDEM AXLE CAB AND CHASSIS UNITS FOR STREET MAINTENANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $228,134.89.


13-0359R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH CRYSTEEL MANUFACTURING, INC., DBA TBEI, INC., AND J-CRAFT, INC., FOR THE COMPLETE OUTFITTING OF TWO INTERNATIONAL TANDEM AXLE CAB AND CHASSIS UNITS FOR A TOTAL OF $59,227.99.


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0330R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF KENNETH J. STROMQUIST AND THE APPOINTMENT OF HEATHER RAND, REPLACING JOHN EAGLETON, TO THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY.


13-0331R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF TIM McSHANE TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, REPLACING CHRISTINE TOWNSEND.

 

NEW 13-0332R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF DAVID M. ROSS AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF CRYSTAL PELKEY AND KAREN PIONK, REPLACING JAMES LAUMEYER AND DARLENE MARSHALL, TO THE ENTERTAINMENT AND CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY.


13-0360R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF LINDSAY BARTHOLOMEW-KOLU TO THE ALCOHOL, GAMBLING AND TOBACCO COMMISSION, REPLACING GEORGE HANSON.


NEW 13-0362R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF JULENE BOE TO THE SANITARY SEWER BOARD OF THE WLSSD, REPLACING WILLIAM MAJEWSKI.


NEW 13-0366R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF RANDY BRODY AND HARRISON DUDLEY TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, REPLACING BILL KIMBLER AND MICHAEL RAMSEY.

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0355R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE BUILDING OFFICIAL TO ABATE CERTAIN NUISANCES BY REMOVAL OF STRUCTURALLY UNSOUND BUILDINGS IN THE CITY OF DULUTH IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000.


13-0357R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM (HOME PROGRAM) HOMEOWNER REHABILITATION PROJECT AGREEMENT WITH THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT TO DECEMBER 31, 2013.


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0325R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AMENDED AND RESTATED LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG AND VIOLENT CRIME TASK FORCE JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT PROVIDING FOR THE PARTICIPATION THERETO BY U.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT.


13-0328R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $171,790 FOR AN AUTO THEFT INVESTIGATOR.


13-0351R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACE.


13-0353R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS IN AN AMOUNT OF UP TO $5,325.46 TO REIMBURSE CITY FOR COSTS OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION SPECIALIST TRAINING.


BY COUNCILOR LARSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES, & AUTHORITIES)


13-0354R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY FOR THE DISPLAY OF ART AT THE NEW AIRPORT TERMINAL.


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


NEW 13-0367R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT OF A UTILITY EASEMENT FROM CVS 6686 MN, L.L.C.


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


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


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-046-O - AN ORDINANCE DEDICATING AN EASEMENT FOR STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY PURPOSES FOR WEST FIRST STREET BETWEEN 14TH AVENUE WEST AND 17TH AVENUE WEST.


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


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-044-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO DANIEL NEFF A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN EXHAUST FAN TO PROJECT THREE FEET ONTO THE SOUTH SECOND AVENUE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY.


13-045-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM RESIDENTIAL-TRADITIONAL (R-1) TO PARK AND OPEN SPACE (P-1), THE WHEELER ATHLETIC COMPLEX LOCATED AT 3501 GRAND, AND THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM MIXED USE-BUSINESS (MU-B) TO PARK AND OPEN SPACE (P-1) THE WADE SPORTS COMPLEX LOCATED AT 101 NORTH 35TH AVENUE WEST (CITY OF DULUTH PLANNING DIVISION).

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-043-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTION 48-26 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING PLUMBING CONNECTIONS MADE BY AUTHORIZED PERSONS.


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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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COUNCILOR PREVIEW OF UPCOMING BUSINESS

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