ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, February 12, 2001
 
 
ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Eckenberg
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - October 2, 10, 23 and November 13, 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) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

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

01-0082R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH BRW, INC., PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-08. (TABLED 1/29/2001) -- 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) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

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

01-0091R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 3 OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE CITY COUNCIL. (AMENDMENTS) -- TABLED

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

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

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

01-0088R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AGAINST ARCHITECTURAL RESOURCES, INC., DPIC COMPANIES, AND SEAWAY ENGINEERING/SEH IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,500. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0105R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NET WORK SERVICES COMPANY FOR PAPER TOWELS, TISSUE, WIPES AND OTHER RELATED PAPER PRODUCTS FOR THE YEAR 2001, IN THE AMOUNT OF $17,050. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0107R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GENERAL CLEANING CORPORATION FOR JANITORIAL SERVICES AT WASHINGTON CENTER FOR YEAR 2001, IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,500. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0108R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTRAX EQUIPMENT OF DULUTH FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR JOHN DEERE EQUIPMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0112R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LITTLE FALLS MACHINE, INC., FOR FALLS O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,650. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0084R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF KIM OCHOCKI TO COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES REPLACING RICHARD MAKI. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0086R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF NICOLE ELD TO PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION REPLACING WELLS PATTEN. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0087R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JOHN VIGEN TO PLANNING COMMISSION REPLACING BETH BROWN. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0090R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF MARVIN HEIKKINEN TO SISTER CITY COMMISSION REPLACING FRED YOUNSTRAND. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0092R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF RICHARD WHITEMAN TO HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REPLACING JOHN PECK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0097R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENTS OF DENNIS LAMKIN AND DONALD TUBESING TO DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION REPLACING ADU GINDY AND LYN LOKKEN. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0123R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF CITY GARDENER, INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE LEAD WORKER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0124R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF TRAFFIC OPERATIONS LEAD WORKER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0096R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR THE LINCOLN PARK BANDSTAND PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0099R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO RESOLUTION 01-0069. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0100R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA (HRA) FOR LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT COMPLIANCE MONITORING. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0110R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING APPLICATION OF NORTH STAR MACHINE AND TOOL, INC., FOR A STATE CHALLENGE GRANT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0117R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO R.L.K. KUUSISTO, LTD, FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR LINCOLN PARK DESIGN SERVICES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $49,095. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0034R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT AGREEMENT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COASTAL PROGRAM FOR $8,600. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0102R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE PARK POINT COMMUNITY CLUB FOR THE PARK POINT SAND DUNE RESTORATION PROJECT FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $8,600. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0106R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ANIMAL SPECTRUM, INC., FOR ZOO ANIMAL FOODS FOR FELINE, OMNIVORE, POLAR BEAR, AND PRIMATE DIETS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0111R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO D.R.E.,INC., FOR AN ANESTHESIA MACHINE FOR THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO, IN THE AMOUNT OF $21,400.63. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0113R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SUBURBAN SURGICAL, INC., FOR ANIMAL HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,103.37. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0114R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HESKA CORPORATION, INC., FOR EKG UNITS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,246.82. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0101R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY INCLUDING PLAN APPROVAL FOR THE INSTALLATION OF SIDEWALKS IN THE MILLER HILL AREA, AN ESTIMATED COST TO THE CITY OF $21,604, REIMBURSABLE FROM THE MSA FUND. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0109R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY; THE WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SANITARY DISTRICT; THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH NATURAL RESOURCES RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION; UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA SEA GRANT; AND APPRISE TECHNOLOGIES, INC., AS A PREREQUISITE TO THE APPLICATION FOR A U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY "ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING FOR PUBLIC ACCESS AND COMMUNITY TRACKING" GRANT TO MONITOR AND COLLECT DATA ABOUT STREAMS IN DULUTH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0115R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LAROCHE INDUSTRIES, INC., FOR APPROXIMATELY 40,000 POUNDS OF ANHYDROUS AMMONIA IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS ON ITS LOW SPECIFICATION BID OF $17,600. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0116R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CARLSON AND KIRWAN FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING SERVICES FOR THE NATURAL GAS UTILITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS ON ITS BID PROPOSAL NOT TO EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF $110,400. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0089R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH KRECH & OJARD, CONSULTING ENGINEERS, FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE LAKEWALK EAST PEDESTRIAN AND BIKE TRAIL EXTENSION, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $12,500. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0103R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT 120 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER MAIN IN A TEN FOOT UTILITY EASEMENT BETWEEN 60TH AVENUE WEST AND 60TH AVENUE WEST ALLEY, BETWEEN POLK STREET AND RALEIGH STREET AT A TOTAL ESTIMATED COST OF $18,750 (CITY JOB NO. 9298SA01). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0118R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO VOGEL PAINT AND WAX COMPANY, INC., FOR 5,970 GALLONS OF YELLOW AND WHITE TRAFFIC MARKING PAINT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,107.85. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0061R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH ONE STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0098R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF GRANT AGREEMENTS WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, ALCOHOL AND GAMBLING ENFORCEMENT DIVISION UNDERAGE COMPLIANCE CHECK GRANT PROGRAM, TO REIMBURSE POLICE COSTS NOT TO EXCEED $5,000 INCURRED IN PERFORMING ALCOHOL COMPLIANCE CHECKS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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

01-0130R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0644 ESTABLISHING LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES TO INCLUDE CLARIFYING M.S. §15.99. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0120R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUSINESS LOSS EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SMOKING ORDINANCE FOR JIM'S HAMBURGERS LOCATED AT 2005 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- AMENDED, PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0121R - RESOLUTION DENYING A BUSINESS LOSS EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SMOKING ORDINANCE FOR JIM'S HAMBURGERS LOCATED AT 2005 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

01-0085R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF ANN MARIE ELSTAD TO DULUTH HOUSING COMMISSION REPLACING MARSHA BLACKBURN. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0122R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA AIR NATIONAL GUARD AND THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY FOR THE TEMPORARY USE OF PORTIONS OF HANGAR 103. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0095R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES TO EXERCISE THE POWERS SET FORTH IN MINNESOTA STATUTES 453A.01 TO 453A.12 IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OPERATION OF THE GAS UTILITY. -- TABLED

01-0119R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SALE OF DULUTH HOUSING CODE BOOKLETS FOR $9.30 PLUS TAX. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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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) (AMENDMENT) -- AMENDED, HAD FIRST READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

01-005-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION STEAM UTILITY REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $350,000 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE DULUTH STEAM PLANT UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- FIRST READING

01-004-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE PROCUREMENT OF NATURAL GAS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES, ADDING AN ARTICLE XVI TO CHAPTER 48 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- FIRST READING

01-003-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO SANITARY SEWERS IN THE FOND DU LAC AREA OF DULUTH; ADDING A NEW ARTICLE XII TO CHAPTER 43, DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- FIRST READING

01-006-O - AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE FOR THE DEMOLITION OF DANGEROUS OR DILAPIDATED STRUCTURES WHEN THE BUILDING OWNER IS KNOWN TO BE DECEASED; AMENDING SECTION 10-3 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- FIRST READING

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

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