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AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, October 28, 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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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 FROM OTHER OFFICERS


   *13-1028-04           Engineering division report of city day labor used to overlay Plum Street. -- Received


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REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


   *13-1028-01           Commission on disabilities minutes of September 4, 2013, meeting. -- Received


   *13-1028-02           Duluth airport authority minutes of September 17, 2013, meeting. -- Received


   *13-1028-03           Duluth public utilities commission minutes of September 17, 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)

 

13-0530R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ALLOCATE $78,000 FROM TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE TO THE GENERAL FUND FOR TOURISM RELATED REPAIRS.

 

13-0533R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLLS LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF PORTIONS OF LAWN STREET AND LAKESIDE COURT EXTENSIONS.

 

BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


13-0471R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE, DANCING LICENSE AND APPROVING A 2:00 A.M. ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSE FROM CW CHIPS GRILL & BAR, INC. (TWINS BAR), 501-505 EAST FOURTH STREET, TO WESSMAN ESTATE, LLC (TWINS BAR), SAME ADDRESS.


13-0531R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC., FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL AND DEMOLITION OF THE MEMORIAL COMMUNITY CENTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $54,942.


13-0532R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT WITH EMERGENT NETWORKS FOR PURCHASE, INSTALLATION AND FIVE-YEAR SERVICING OF ENTERPRISE BACKUP SYSTEM AND AUTHORIZING TOTAL PAYMENT NOT TO EXCEED $325,000.


13-0535R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A SNOWMOBILE TRAILS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR FY2014 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,025.


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-0534R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR A VACATION DWELLING UNIT AT 123 CHESTER WAY (KATHERINE HANTEN).


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0525R - RESOLUTION REVOKING CERTAIN MSA ROUTES AND REQUESTING THE DESIGNATION OF MUNICIPAL STATE AID STREETS.


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0484R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,486 AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF GRANT AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY.


13-0526R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR DWI FINE REVENUE ALLOCATION.


BY COUNCILOR LARSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES, & AUTHORITIES)


13-0537R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THREE YEAR AGREEMENT WITH ARROWHEAD ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AGENCY FOR USE OF SPACE IN THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE CENTER.

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                          (FINANCE)


13-0528R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE STATE LEGISLATURE AMEND ELECTION LAW TO PROVIDE A PROCESS FOR A CANDIDATE IN A NON-PARTISAN ELECTION TO WITHDRAW AND REMOVE THEIR NAME FROM THE BALLOT.

 

13-0538R - RESOLUTION DISTRIBUTING THE ESTIMATED 2014 TOURISM TAXES OF HOTEL-MOTEL AND FOOD AND BEVERAGE.

 

BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

13-0529R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH TKDA FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES IN THE ADDITION TO AND REMODELING OF FIRE STATION ONE FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $41,000.

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-053-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE XXVIII OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN COMMISSION.   (TABLED 9/23)


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


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-068-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1 AND R-P TO R-2 AND MU-B THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 800 EAST CENTRAL ENTRANCE (INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709).


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


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-063-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT BONDS IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $3,400,000 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.


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-066-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE APPROVED REGULATING PLAN FOR RAMSEY VILLAGE TO AMEND THE PERMITTED BUILDING TYPES TO INCLUDE FOUR UNIT APARTMENTS (RAMSEY TOWNHOUSES III, LLC).


13-067-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE APPROVED REGULATING PLAN FOR BAYHILL COVE TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPROVED BUILDING SITES FROM 15 TO 14 (S.V. BAYHILL COVE, LLC).


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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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COUNCILOR PREVIEW OF UPCOMING BUSINESS

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