ACTIONS

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, April 9, 2001, 7:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - February 15, 26 and March 19, 2001. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

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

01-0230R - RESOLUTION APPROVING 2002 LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT QUALIFIED ALLOCATION PLAN. (TABLED 3/26) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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

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

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

The following entitled resolution was read for the first time:

01-0290R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 2 OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE CITY COUNCIL. -- 1ST READING

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CONSENT AGENDA
[All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one UNANIMOUS motion.]

01-0256R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO GRANDMA'S MARATHON DULUTH, INC, MORSE STREET AND CANAL PARK DRIVE, AND COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA, 1200 KENWOOD AVENUE. -- PASSED

01-0257R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO MARSHALL SCHOOL, 1215 RICE LAKE ROAD. -- PASSED

01-0258R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO DUKES BASEBALL CLUB, LLC, (DULUTH SUPERIOR DUKES), WADE STADIUM. -- PASSED

01-0259R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES IN CANAL PARK ON JUNE 15-17, 2001, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GRANDMA'S MARATHON AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS. -- PASSED

01-0260R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0223 BY DELETING A PROVISION. -- PASSED

01-0261R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF INSURANCE FROM WORKERS' COMPENSATION REINSURANCE ASSOCIATION FOR YEAR 2001 AT A COST OF $24,764.62. -- PASSED

01-0262R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA MUTUAL LIFE TO PROVIDE LIFE INSURANCE FOR CITY EMPLOYEES DURING YEAR 2001, AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $176,142. -- PASSED

01-0272R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO J.R. JENSEN AND SON, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONS AND RENOVATIONS TO FIRE HALL #6, IN THE AMOUNT OF $632,400. -- PASSED

01-0273R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO WHITE BEAR SALES, INC., FOR THREE-WHEEL VEHICLES FOR POLICE PARKING MONITORS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $51,300. -- PASSED

01-0145R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF HOLLIS CALDWELL AND MARILYNN NORENBERG TO COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES. -- PASSED

01-0263R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF DEBRA ANDERSON TO COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES REPLACING ANN FLANNAGAN. -- PASSED

01-0264R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENTS OF ANTHONY YUNG AND C. J. BIRD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPLACING ROBERTA DWYER AND DEEDE WESTERMANN. -- PASSED

01-0265R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF MARK HAUGEN TO DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION REPLACING JAMES MCMANUS. -- PASSED

01-0266R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JEAN WISEHEART TO DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY REPLACING DONNA SCORSE WHO RESIGNED. -- PASSED

01-0267R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF KERRY GAUTHIER TO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION REPLACING DONALD NESS. -- PASSED

01-0268R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS BENNETT TO PARKING COMMISSION REPLACING JOAN FLECHSIG. -- PASSED

01-0269R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JUDITH HERMANS TO SISTER CITY COMMISSION REPLACING SANDRA MORGAN. -- PASSED

01-0277R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE ALLEY BETWEEN 71ST AND 72ND AVENUES WEST BETWEEN THOMPSON STREET AND THE ST. LOUIS RIVER (LIEN). -- PASSED

01-0289R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH GREATER DOWNTOWN COUNCIL PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-24. -- PASSED

01-0250R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR PROVISION OF WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT TITLE I SERVICES FOR PROGRAM YEARS 2001-2004. MONIES WILL BE ACCEPTED UPON RECEIPT OF NOTICE OF FUNDS AVAILABLE AND WILL BE DEPOSITED IN FUND 268. -- PASSED

01-0280R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBORDINATION OF A MORTGAGE UNDER A HOME PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT WITH LIFEHOUSE TO A MORTGAGE OF THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) AND THE NORTH SHORE BANK OF COMMERCE (NORTH SHORE). -- PASSED

01-0282R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF HERMANTOWN FOR THE EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF SEWER USER FEES IN THE HAINES ROAD AREA. -- PASSED

01-0270R - AMENDMENT TO RESOLUTION 98-0889 AWARDING CONTRACT TO STOUT MECHANICAL, INC., FOR INSTALLING A HIGH PRESSURE STEAM LINE CONDUIT SYSTEM TO THE LAKE SUPERIOR CENTER, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $30,866.29 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $117,194.29. -- PASSED

01-0271R - AMENDMENT TO RESOLUTION 00-0416 AWARDING CONTRACT TO R.L.K.-KUUSISTO LTD, FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR YEAR 2001 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR CONGDON PARK CENTRAL, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $56,330 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $215,740. -- PASSED

01-0276R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA LIMITED, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 10" GAS MAIN IN RICE LAKE ROAD, IN THE AMOUNT OF $284,371. -- PASSED

01-0279R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO WAGNER CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR YEAR 2001 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT CODY STREET NORTH, IN THE AMOUNT OF $346,984.69. -- PASSED

01-0281R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR SERVICES WITH THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY COVERING RIGHT OF WAY ACQUISITION FOR THE FOND DU LAC SEWER AND WATER PROJECT, FOR A SUM NOT TO EXCEED $15,000. -- PASSED

01-0287R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO A.W. KUETTEL AND SONS, INC., FOR HOT WATER LINES AND EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $256,000. -- PASSED

01-0274R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO METRO FIRE, INC., FOR SEVEN HAND HELD THERMAL IMAGING CAMERA SYSTEMS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $106,922.20. -- PASSED

01-0285R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTH STAR TURF INC., FOR FERTILIZERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,195.66. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered at this meeting:

01-0286R - RESOLUTION DECLARING INTENT TO PROCEED WITH AIRPLANE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY INCUBATOR PROJECT, AND TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION TAX INCREMENT REVENUE BONDS IN AN APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $2,700,000 TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED 8 - 0 - 1 (Edwards abstained)

01-0283R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A BUSINESS LOSS EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SMOKING ORDINANCE FOR PERKINS FAMILY RESTAURANT, 4005 WEST MICHIGAN STREET. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0284R - RESOLUTION DENYING A BUSINESS LOSS EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC SMOKING ORDINANCE FOR PERKINS FAMILY RESTAURANT, 4005 WEST MICHIGAN STREET. -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0275R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO APPROVE THE CREATION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT. -- PASSED 8 - 0 - 1 (Edwards abstained)

01-0219R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE 2002 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(b) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $5,747,820. -- TABLED

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

01-011-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ARTICLE VII OF CHAPTER 28 OF THE CITY CODE. -- 1ST READING

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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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

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