ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, January 29, 2001

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - September 11, 21 and 25, 2000. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION

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. -- FAILED 2 - 7 (Stewart, Stover)

01-0059R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0644 ESTABLISHING LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES. -- FAILED 2 - 7 (Stewart, Stover)

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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

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

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

The following entitled resolutions were read for the first time:

01-0023R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE BUSINESS SUBSIDY REPORT AND APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH GARFIELD INDUSTRIAL PARK LLC PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-02. -- FIRST READING

01-0091R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 3 OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE CITY COUNCIL. -- FIRST READING

01-0093R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 14 OF THE STANDING RULES (COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS). -- FIRST READING

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

01-0062R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU TO PROVIDE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE YEAR 2001, AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $1,066,700. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0037R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE OF GRANDMA'S RESTAURANT COMPANY (GRANDMA'S GRAND AVENUE CAFE), 4602 GRAND AVENUE, TRANSFERRED TO GRANDMA'S GRAND AVENUE, INC. (GRANDMA'S GRAND AVENUE CAFE), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0044R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO INTER-CITY OIL COMPANY, INC., FOR FUEL, IN THE AMOUNT OF $363,150. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0045R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CLAREYS SAFETY EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR SCOTT AIR PAK BACKFRAMES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,125. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0047R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO PERFORMANCE COMPUTER FORMS, INC., FOR APPROXIMATELY 700 CARTONS OF COMPUTER PRINTER PAPER, IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $18,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0049R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXTENSION OF A MAINTENANCE SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION FOR M.I.S. EQUIPMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,709. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0053R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO AMENDOLA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR ELEVATOR UPGRADE FOR THE ADA IMPROVEMENTS AT THE MAIN LIBRARY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $49,750. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0072R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MACQUEEN EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR SNOW BLOWERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0073R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MANEY INTERNATIONAL OF DULUTH, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR NAVISTAR TRUCKS AND CATERPILLAR DIESEL ENGINES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0074R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ARROWHEAD EQUIPMENT COMPANY FOR TIRES AND TUBES AS NEEDED, IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0075R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACTS TO GATEWAY COMPANIES, INC. AND EN POINTE TECHNOLOGIES SALES, INC., FOR MISCELLANEOUS MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE, THAT IS NOT TO EXCEED THE YEAR 2001 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0081R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH JOHNSON INSURANCE CONSULTANTS TO PROVIDE EMPLOYEE BENEFIT CONSULTING SERVICES DURING THE YEAR 2001, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $13,200. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0064R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF BRADLEY BECKMAN, JOHN KOHLHAAS AND GREGORY MEAGER TO PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0066R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MEASUREMENT SERVICES SUPERVISOR AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0077R - RESOLUTION CLARIFYING SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS OF THE MAYOR, AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0570. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0039R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO RECLASSIFY FROM CONSERVATION TO NONCONSERVATION AND TO OFFER FOR SALE A CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCEL NOW WITHHELD FROM SALE IN CONSERVATION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0041R - RESOLUTION VACATING A HALF CUL-DE-SAC LOCATED IN THE 300 BLOCK OF 85TH AVENUE WEST (WAHLSTROM). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0060R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY FOR MAXIMUM AMOUNT ALLOWABLE IN MINNESOTA CITY PARTICIPATION PROGRAM FUNDING AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO THE 2001 MINNESOTA CITY PARTICIPATION PROGRAM APPLICATION-COMMITMENT AGREEMENT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0033R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT $3,588 IN WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT CAPACITY BUILDING FUNDS FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH GRANT 0043400 AND THE APPROVED CAPACITY BUILDING PLAN; FUNDS ARE TO BE USED TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING TO STAFF THROUGH THE MINNESOTA WORKFORCE COUNCIL ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0040R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FIVE YEAR CONTRACT WITH WLSSD FOR WASTEWATER CAPACITY ALLOCATION AND SETTING COSTS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0054R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO THUNDER BAY CHEMICALS, LTD., FOR 150,000 GALLONS OF LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $61,485. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0055R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO K. A. STEEL CHEMICALS, INC., FOR 100,000 GALLONS OF CAUSTIC SODA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $146,620. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0056R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DC ENTERPRISES, INC., FOR THAWING WATER LINES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0057R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0030 AWARDING CONTRACT TO BACHAND PAINTING AND DECORATING FOR PAINTING OF GAS METERS, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $11,140.75 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $39,480.75. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0058R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0031 AWARDING CONTRACT TO EARTH BURNERS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A TEN INCH WATERMAIN IN RICE LAKE ROAD, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $52,451.30 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $181,722.30. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0048R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO EGGEBRECHT CHEVROLET FOR A CHEVROLET CONSTRUCTION VAN, IN THE AMOUNT OF $67,440.31. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0050R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0380 AWARDING CONTRACT TO SHORT ELLIOT HENDRICKSON, INC., FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE STREET AND UTILITIES FOR WOODLAWN STREET, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $42,500 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $71,500. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0046R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE FOR APPROXIMATELY $40,000 FOR THE BOARDING OF PRISONERS AT THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY JAIL. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0051R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO E/S SUPPORT SERVICES FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,450. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0052R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO STRATUS COMPUTER FOR 12 MONTHS OF A MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT COVERING COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,132. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered at this meeting:

01-0076R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE CITY OF DULUTH SUPERVISORY ASSOCIATION FOR YEARS 2000, 2001, 2002. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0063R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF JAMES PETERSON TO HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED 7 - 2 (Eckenberg, Hogg)

01-0042R - RESOLUTION DENYING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT AMENDMENT REQUEST BY GEORGE HOVLAND FOR CONDOMINIUM/APARTMENT AND TOWNHOUSE UNITS ON BLOCK 2, LAKEVIEW DIVISION FIRST ADDITION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0067R - RESOLUTION REPROGRAMMING $130,921.97 FROM PROGRAM INCOME INTO THE 2000 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0068R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2001-2005 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2001 ACTION PLAN PORTION OF THE CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD FEDERAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0069R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD FEDERAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS FOR THE 2001 PROGRAM YEAR AS WELL AS APPROVING THE REALLOCATION OF CERTAIN PRIOR CDBG FUNDS AND AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH APPROPRIATE AGENCIES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0070R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD HOME FUNDS FOR THE 2001 PROGRAM YEAR AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0071R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM (ESG) FUNDS FOR THE 2001 PROGRAM YEAR AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0079R - RESOLUTION REAFFIRMING A PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION APPROVING A SITE PLAN UNDER CONDITIONS OF A WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE VARIANCE TO BETTY GEORGE SOLA, ET AL., FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 701 LAKE AVENUE. -- PASSED 7 - 1 - 1 (Stewart; Gilbert abstained)

01-0080R - RESOLUTION OVERTURNING A PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION APPROVING A SITE PLAN UNDER CONDITIONS OF A WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE VARIANCE TO BETTY GEORGE SOLA, ET AL., FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 701 LAKE AVENUE. -- FAILED 7 - 1 - 1 (Stewart; Gilbert abstained)

01-0082R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH BRW, INC., PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-08. -- TABLED

01-0083R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH ARCHITECTURAL RESOURCES, INC., PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-11. -- PASSED 8 - 1 (Ness)

01-0078R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH SHORT ELLIOTT HENDRICKSON, INC. (SEH), FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE HARTLEY NATURE CENTER, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $193,800. -- PASSED 8 - 1 (Stover)

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCE 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

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

01-002-O - AN ORDINANCE MODIFYING THE DUTIES OF THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 2-48 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- FIRST READING

The following entitled ordinance was read for the second 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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