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AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, August 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall
411 West First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

REPLACEMENT 2

ROLL CALL

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


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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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REPORTS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION

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REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


   *13-0826-01           Alcohol, gambling and tobacco commission minutes of: (a) June 5; (b) July 3, 2013, meetings. -- Received


   *13-0826-02           Duluth housing and redevelopment authority minutes of June 25, 2013, meeting. -- Received


   *13-0826-03           Spirit Mountain recreation area authority minutes of July18, 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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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)


13-0423R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 12-0608, ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT, FINE, PENALTY AND OTHER CHARGES FOR 2013, ADDING FRANCHISE FAILURE TO COMPLY LIABILITY.

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0432R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF HISTORIC UNION DEPOT (THE DEPOT), 506 WEST MICHIGAN STREET.


13-0433R - RESOLUTION APPROVING RENEWAL AND ISSUANCE OF ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR, ON SALE SUNDAY INTOXICATING LIQUOR, ADDITIONAL BAR, ON SALE DANCING, 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE AND LATE HOUR ENTERTAINMENT LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2013, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2014.


13-0434R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE WINE LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2013, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2014.


13-0435R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE CLUB LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2013, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2014.


13-0436R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2013, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2014.


13-0437R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF BREWERY MALT LIQUOR OFF AND ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2013, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2014.


13-0438R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH NORTH AMERICAN SALT COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE OF ROAD SALT FOR A TOTAL OF $252,909.00 FOR OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2013 AND A TOTAL OF $562,722.53 FOR JANUARY-APRIL 2014, FOR A COMBINED WINTER SEASON TOTAL OF $815,631.53.


13-0447R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH NORTH AMERICAN SALT COMPANY FOR THE TAX-EXEMPT PURCHASE OF ROAD SALT FOR YEAR 2014 IN THE AMOUNT OF $526,524.00.


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0428R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF PHIL ROLLE TO THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, REPLACING TERESA O’TOOLE.


13-0429R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF ANDY McDONALD TO THE DULUTH PARKING COMMISSION, REPLACING DEBBIE ISABELL-NELSON.


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR KRUG                (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


13-0448R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR FAIR HOUSING ENFORCEMENT AND ACCEPTING $7,340.00 IN COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FUNDING.


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0441R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO ULLAND BROTHERS, INC. FOR THE EAST THIRD STREET AND BENT CREEK DOWN DRAIN PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $68,891.

 

13-0442R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO ULLAND BROTHERS, INC. FOR THE EAST FOURTH STREET AND OLD HOWARD MILL ROAD STORM DOWN DRAIN REPAIR PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $39,828.


13-0443R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO A PLUS LANDSCAPING, LLC FOR THE 108TH AVENUE WEST CULVERT REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $109,405.


13-0444R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO URBAN COMPANIES, LLC FOR THE 43RD AVENUE EAST CREEK OUTLET REPAIR PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,600.


13-0445R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE 2012 ROAD AND BRIDGE DISASTER RELIEF BOND GRANT AGREEMENTS AND ACCEPTING GRANTS FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR ENGINEERING AND RECONSTRUCTION AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS.


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0431R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES ON MICHIGAN STREET ON AUGUST 29, 2013, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DULUTH SUPERIOR GLBT PRIDE FESTIVAL AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.


13-0439R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH L-3 COMMUNICATIONS MOBILE-VISION, INC., FOR THE TAX EXEMPT PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF TEN IN-CAR DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEMS FOR THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $59,899.50.


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-0399R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING MONIES TO STREET IMPROVEMENT DEBT SERVICE FUND FROM THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND TO CANCEL 2014 DEBT SERVICE TAX LEVY.

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-047-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING ORDINANCE NO. 10181, ADOPTED ON OCTOBER 22, 2012, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION LAKEWALK EXTENSION BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND LEVYING TAXES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF.  (TABLED 8/12)


13-048-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $875,000 OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO FINANCE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASE I UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND LEVYING TAXES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF.  (TABLED 8/12)

 

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


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


NEW 13-061-O - AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING SMOKING OF ANY KIND IN CENTRAL HILLSIDE PARK, AMENDING SECTIONS 28-63 AND 28-64 TO CHAPTER 28 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED.


COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-054-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 33-97.11 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO PARKING CAMPER TRAILERS AND RECREATION VEHICLES.


13-055-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ON OR IN THE DULUTH HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD TO ETHAN C. AND LAURA L. COLE FOR $1,600.


13-056-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION, FROM MIXED USE BUSINESS (MU-B) TO MIXED USE NEIGHBORHOOD (MU-N), FOR PROPERTIES LOCATED AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF COMMONWEALTH AVENUE AND EAST CARTERETT STREET (SMR ACQUISITIONS COMPANY, LLC).


BY PRESIDENT BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


13-057-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OR DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS WITH ARTISTS FOR THE DISPLAY OF ARTWORK.


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILORS JULSRUD AND KRUG


13-058-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 28-64 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE INGESTION OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES.


13-059-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 28-63 AND 28-72 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES.


13-060-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDED CHAPTER 11 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SALE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES.


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-049-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 10-3 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING NOTICE OF DEMOLITION ORDERS.


13-050-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 10-5 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TRANSFERRING JURISDICTION OF LOCAL BUILDING CODE APPEALS TO THE STATE APPEALS BOARD.


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


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-052-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1-7 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO FINE FEES.


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-051-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM RURAL RESIDENTIAL 1 (RR-1) TO MIXED USE INSTITUTIONAL (MU-I) FOR PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 4000 WEST NINTH STREET (NORTHWOOD CHILDREN’S SERVICES).


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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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COUNCILOR PREVIEW OF UPCOMING BUSINESS

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