ACTIONS
  
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, March 26, 2001

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - February 8 and 12, 2001. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

01-0223R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUSINESS LOSS EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SMOKING ORDINANCE FOR COUNTRY KITCHEN OF DULUTH, INC., 1810 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY. (TABLED 3/19) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0228R - RESOLUTION DENYING A BUSINESS LOSS EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SMOKING ORDINANCE FOR COUNTRY KITCHEN OF DULUTH, INC., 1810 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY. (TABLED 3/19) -- FAILED 0 - 9

01-0229R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING A NEW MEMBER TO CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING REPLACING PEGGY MARRIN. (TABLED 3/19) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-0240R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0369 TO PROVIDE FOR UP TO 15 MEMBERS ON THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING. (TABLED 3/19) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0082R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH BRW, INC., PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-08. (TABLED 1/29) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-0180R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH NORTHSPAN GROUP, INC., FOR ITS ABC PROGRAM PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-14. (TABLED 3/19) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0182R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA'S REIMBURSEMENT TO THE CITY OF DULUTH PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-17. (TABLED 3/19) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0175R - RESOLUTION PERTAINING TO THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE; REQUESTING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BEFORE WORK PERMITS ARE ISSUED. (TABLED 2/26) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-0176R - RESOLUTION PERTAINING TO THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE; REQUESTING SPIRIT MOUNTAIN TO TAKE CERTAIN ACTIONS AGAINST THE DEVELOPER. (TABLED 2/26) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-0177R - RESOLUTION PERTAINING TO THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE; REQUESTING SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AUTHORITY TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER THE GOLF COURSE PROJECT CONSTITUTES A CONVERSION TO PRIVATE USE UNDER THE FEDERAL LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND ACT OF 1965. (TABLED 2/26) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

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

01-0172R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLLS LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF IMPROVEMENTS OF LAKESIDE EAST CENTRAL; DENFELD WEST; CONGDON LOWER EAST; WOODLAND WEST; CODY SOUTHWEST. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0239R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A PRIMARY LEASE AND LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR REFUNDING OF CITY'S GROSS REVENUE RECREATION FACILITY BONDS (SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA), SERIES 1992. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0231R - RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OF BOTTLE CLUB LICENSE RENEWAL OF THE ORDER OF THE OWLS, DULUTH NEST #1200. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0233R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTH STAR GARAGE, INC., FOR DODGE DURANGO, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,883.20. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0246R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH LAWN AND SPORT, INC., FOR JOHN DEERE MOWER, IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,646.55. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0249R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0137 APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO THE DULUTH CURLING CLUB, 327 HARBOR DRIVE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0129R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR ENGINEERING SPECIALIST. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0225R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MASTER ELECTRICIAN. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0242R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF EDWIN LEVEY, DAVID NYQUIST AND ALLEN WILLMAN TO ALCOHOL, GAMBLING AND TOBACCO COMMISSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0243R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JAMES ANDERSON TO DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN COMMISSION REPLACING JAMES KROLL. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0197R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AMENDMENT TO CITY CONTRACT NO. 18202 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR THE FEDERAL WELFARE-TO-WORK PROGRAM BY EXTENDING THE CONTRACT THROUGH MARCH 9, 2003. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0198R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AMENDMENT TO CITY CONTRACT 18541 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR THE FEDERAL AND STATE WELFARE-TO-WORK PROGRAMS BY EXTENDING THE CONTRACT PERIOD THROUGH JUNE 30, 2004, FOR FEDERAL FUNDS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0237R - RESOLUTION VACATION AN UNNAMED HALF STREET RIGHT OF WAY LOCATED AT 2528 TRINITY ROAD (DULUTH KEYSTONE L.L.C.). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0245R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MR. RICHARD A. NELSON, ATTORNEY FOR PROFESSIONAL LEGAL AND TITLE RELATED SERVICES FOR REGISTRATION OF PROPERTY, IN THE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $9,500. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0235R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO R.M. COTTON COMPANY FOR HEAT EXCHANGERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,475.05. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered at this meeting:

01-0247R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, INC., FOR BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK/PHASE II - SITE IMPROVEMENTS AND MUSIC HOUSE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,646,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0248R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO FOUR STAR CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK/PHASE III - TOILET BUILDING, IN THE AMOUNT OF $139,409. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0230R - RESOLUTION APPROVING 2002 LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT QUALIFIED ALLOCATION PLAN. -- TABLED

01-0183R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA'S PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-18. -- PASSED 7 - 2 (Gilbert, Stover)

01-0236R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF MINNESOTA AVENUE FOR EXPANSION OF FRANCISCAN HEALTH CENTER LOCATED AT 3910 MINNESOTA AVENUE (ST. FRANCIS HEALTH SERVICES). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0251R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO SUBMIT A MNDNR GRANT REQUEST FOR GRASSY POINT TRAIL PROJECT IN AN AMOUNT OF $150,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0252R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH ELLIOT BAYLEY FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE BRIDGEMAN-RUSSELL/BAYLEY BUILDING, PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-19. -- PASSED 7 - 2 (Gilbert, Stover)

01-0253R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH ERIC AND DEBBIE RINGSRED AND THEATER IN THE STATE, INC. FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE TEMPLE OPERA BLOCK BUILDINGS, PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-25. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

01-0254R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO SUBMIT A REGIONAL PARK GRANT REQUEST TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF HOVLAND PROPERTY LOCATED ALONG KENWOOD AVENUE ADJACENT TO CHESTER PARK IN THE AMOUNT OF $165,000. -- AMENDED, PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0255R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO SUBMIT A NATURAL AND SCENIC AREA GRANT REQUEST TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF HOVLAND PROPERTY LOCATED ALONG KENWOOD AVENUE ADJACENT TO CHESTER PARK IN THE AMOUNT OF $137,500. -- AMENDED, PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0188R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH TECH VILLAGE L.L.C. FOR THE EXTENSION OF THE SKYWALK THROUGH THE TECH VILLAGE PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $454,667.27. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0196R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TERMINATION OF THE DECC IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 1, 1999. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCE TABLED

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. (TABLED 2/26) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

01-008-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 12 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION OF THE WEST HALF OF BLOCK 40, HUNTER AND MARKELLS GRASSY POINT ADDITION TO DULUTH, FROM W-1 WATERFRONT TO R-1-C SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL. -- FIRST READING

01-009-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 32 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION OF 32 ACRES OF LAND FROM S SUBURBAN TO M-1 MANUFACTURING. -- FIRST READING

01-010-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN CENTRAL HILLSIDE TO THE NORTHERN COMMUNITIES LAND TRUST. -- FIRST READING

The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:

01-007-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN FOND DU LAC TO DAVID AUBREY ANDERSON. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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