ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, January 16, 2001
 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - August 28, 2000. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

99-0690R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH CAMP, DRESSER & MCKEE TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN THE MODIFICATION OF THE STORMWATER UTILITY RATE STRUCTURE. (TABLED 9/13/1999) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

99-0710R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO ADOPT THE SFU METHOD OF DETERMINING FEES FOR THE STORMWATER UTILITY. (TABLED 9/27/1999) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

00-0590R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING HERITAGE PRESERVATION GUIDELINES FOR THE HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK CREATED BY ORDINANCE 00-026-O. (TABLED 8/28/2000) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

00-0862R - RESOLUTION ADDING A NEW RULE 18 TO THE STANDING RULES OF THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL; REQUIRING RESOLUTIONS GRANTING BUSINESS SUBSIDIES TO BE READ AND REMAIN ON FILE FOR AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE PASSAGE. (TABLED 1/8/2001) -- PASSED 8 - 1 (Stenberg)

00-0720R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0522 RELATING TO BUSINESS SUBSIDY CRITERIA. (TABLED 10/23/2000) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

00-0864R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING FIXED CHARGE WATER RATES EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER JANUARY 1, 2001, AND RESCINDING ALL PRIOR INCONSISTENT OR CONFLICTING RESOLUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH RATES. (TABLED 12/18/2000) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT AGENDA
ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA WERE PASSED BY ONE UNANIMOUS MOTION.

01-0004R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH JOHN BEARGREASE SLED DOG MARATHON, INC., FOR THE YEAR 2001, AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $10,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0015R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF CITY OF DULUTH $9,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION TAX AND AID ANTICIPATION CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS OF 2001. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0018R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING RENEWAL OF AN AGREEMENT WITH DELTA DENTAL FOR PROVIDING ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH EMPLOYEE DENTAL CARE BENEFITS DURING YEAR 2001, AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $38,386. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0026R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS WITH BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF MINNESOTA TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AND STOP LOSS INSURANCE TO THE CITY GROUP HEALTH PLAN DURING YEAR 2001, AT AN ESTIMATED COST TO THE CITY OF $1,075,979.52. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0032R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE DULUTH NEWS-TRIBUNE AS THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE CITY FOR THE YEAR 2001. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0007R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF ATHLETIC TURF MAINTENANCE COORDINATOR. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0008R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF CITY ENGINEER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0012R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO RECLASSIFY FROM CONSERVATION TO NONCONSERVATION AND TO OFFER FOR SALE CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCELS NOW WITHHELD FROM SALE IN CONSERVATION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0022R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN FOR TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT NO. 21 IN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 17 AS PROPOSED BY THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0035R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE OVER THE HILL NIGHT RIDERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB FOR GROOMING THE CROSS CITY SNOWMOBILE TRAIL-WEST FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $8,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0036R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DRIFT TOPPERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB FOR GROOMING THE CROSS CITY SNOWMOBILE TRAIL-EAST FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $6,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0013R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO SUBMIT A JOINT LOCAL SERVICE UNIT PLAN WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR THE PROVISION OF TARGETED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES THROUGH SUPPLEMENTAL LOCAL INTERVENTION GRANT FUNDING FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2000, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2003. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0024R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JOINT PROPERTY TAX STUDY DURING 2001 AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $10,500. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0027R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH FRYBERGER, BUCHANAN, SMITH & FREDERICK, P.A. FOR LEGISLATIVE SERVICES IN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $42,230. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0028R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH PROJECT SOAR TO PROVIDE CAREER ASSISTANCE COUNSELING SERVICES AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $35,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0030R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ON TRACK FOR LIFE, INC., TO PROVIDE PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE CITY'S NONTRADITIONAL CAREERS PROJECT AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $19,912. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0031R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH SOCIAL WORK SERVICES TO WELFARE-TO-WORK CLIENTS AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $104,776. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0016R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER G-2, TO CONTRACT NO. 18801 WITH A. W. KUETTEL & SONS, INC., FOR PROVIDING ADDITIONAL ROOFING WORK IN CONNECTION WITH CITYWIDE REROOFING PROJECTS, 2000, IN AN AMOUNT OF $21,595. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0014R - RESOLUTION ORDERING IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A DRAINAGE DITCH AND STORM SEWER IN KINGSTON ALLEY FROM 51ST AVENUE EAST TO 52ND AVENUE EAST (CITY JOB NO. 9044ST98) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $15,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0017R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH MNDOT FOR COST SHARING OF SEWER CONSTRUCTION AT THE INTERSECTION OF LONDON ROAD AND 36TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

01-0019R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT WITH ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0020R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND AFSCME COUNCIL 96 FOR YEARS 2000, 2001, 2002. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0021R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND ITS CONFIDENTIAL BARGAINING UNIT FOR YEARS 2000, 2001, 2002. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0025R - RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE DULUTH DELEGATION TO THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO SECURE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION ALLOWING ON-SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR ESTABLISHMENTS IN DULUTH TO SELL LIQUOR UNTIL 2:00 A.M. -- PASSED 6 - 3 (Eckenberg, Edwards, Hogg)

01-0059R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0644 ESTABLISHING LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES. -- PASSED 6 - 3 (Eckenberg, Edwards, Hogg)

01-0009R - RESOLUTION DENYING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO NORTHERN PCS FOR A 70 FOOT FLAG POLE COMMUNICATION TOWER ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1814 NORTH 51 AVENUE EAST. -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0010R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO NORTHERN PCS FOR A 70 FOOT FLAG POLE COMMUNICATION TOWER ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1405 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY. -- PASSED 8 - 1 (Gilbert)

01-0029R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION AND TECHNICAL MENTORING SERVICES AT COSTS NOT TO EXCEED $33,552. -- PASSED 8 - 0 - 1 (Stewart abstained)

01-0038R - RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OF PRELIMINARY LAYOUT FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF A PART OF TRUNK HIGHWAY NUMBER 53 RENUMBERED AS TRUNK HIGHWAY 106 (PIEDMONT AVENUE) WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FROM SOUTH OF FOURTH STREET TO 0.25 MILES NORTH OF SKYLINE PARKWAY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0043R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY INCLUDING PLAN APPROVAL FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WALLACE AVENUE BETWEEN FOURTH STREET AND ST. MARIE STREET FOR AN ESTIMATED COST OF $182,976.10. -- PASSED 6 - 3 (Edwards, Hogg, Stewart)

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCES TABLED

99-023-O - AN ORDINANCE EXEMPTING CERTAIN RURAL RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY FROM STORMWATER UTILITY FEES; AMENDING SECTIONS 43-65 AND 43-66 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. (TABLED 9/27/1999) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

00-026-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING SIXTH AND SEVENTH STREETS BETWEEN IRVING PLACE AND WALLACE AVENUE, IRVING PLACE AND CLOVER STREET BETWEEN IRVING PLACE AND SEVENTH STREET AS A DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 8/14/2000) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

01-001-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF UP TO $7,500,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING REVENUE BONDS (DULUTH ENTERTAINMENT CONVENTION CENTER/IMAX® DOME THEATER PROJECT) OF THE CITY OF DULUTH UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL. -- FIRST READING

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