ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, July 9, 2001

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - June 11, 2001. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

01-0419R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF GEORGE WELLER TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION REPLACING ALAN BILLINGTON. (TABLED 6/11) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

01-0437R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JOHN BRAY TO DULUTH STATE CONVENTION CENTER ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD REPLACING RICHARD PEARSON. (TABLED 6/25) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0457R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO WITHHOLD FROM SALE CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCELS (ANNUAL LIST - LANDS TAX FORFEITED IN 2000). (TABLED 6/25) -- RESOLUTION SPLIT -- (a) PASSED UNANIMOUSLY; (b) RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

01-0461R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF 38TH AVENUE EAST AT EAST THIRD STREET (BACKSTROM). (TABLED 6/25) -- RETABLED

01-0439R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A REVISED LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION, REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT DIVISION FOR 1,872 USABLE SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE AT THE MINNESOTA WORKFORCE CENTER - DULUTH FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 1999, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2003. (TABLED 6/25) -- 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.

01-0496R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO SAVE OUR SHIP. -- PASSED

01-0489R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF UTILITY OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR. -- PASSED

01-0491R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF JOHN DE GROOD TO DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

01-0503R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING $120,000 WITHIN THE 2000 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM. -- PASSED

01-0504R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING $2,855 WITHIN THE 2001 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM. -- PASSED

01-0512R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A RESOLUTION OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY AUTHORIZING A RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA AIR NATIONAL GUARD. -- PASSED

01-0508R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ZIEGLER, INC., FOR SERVICE ON SIX MOTOR GRADERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $104,563.99. -- PASSED

01-0509R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0415 AWARDING CONTRACT TO R.R.E.M., AN M.S.A. DIVISION, FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR CODY NORTH, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $26,089, FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $115,585. -- PASSED

01-0510R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHERN INTERSTATE CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NUMBER 69J33 ON WEST EIGHTH STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $128,670. -- PASSED

01-0490R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR WILDFIRE SUPPRESSION SERVICES AND REIMBURSEMENT. -- PASSED

01-0492R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR A $1,500 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS GRANT. -- PASSED

01-0502R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO OPERATE A REGIONAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EMERGENCY RESPONSE/CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT TEAM FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $40,000 DURING THE 2001-2002 FISCAL YEAR. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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

01-0516R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS WHEELER TO DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REPLACING ROBERT BROOKS. -- TABLED

01-0513R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0336 GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO DEMOLITION LANDFILL SERVICES, LLC, FOR A DEMOLITION AND CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS LAND DISPOSAL FACILITY FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1100 WEST GARY STREET. -- AMENDED AND PASSED 6-3 (Fena, Gilbert, Stover)

01-0498R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO PROVIDE FSET (FOOD STAMP EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING) SERVICES AT PAYMENT NOT TO EXCEED $400 PER PARTICIPANT AND START WORK SERVICES NOT TO EXCEED $23,809.52 FROM JULY 1, 2001, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2002. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0506R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH NEMOJT FOR SERVICES UNDER THE MINNESOTA FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $380,830. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0507R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH AEOA FOR SERVICES UNDER THE MINNESOTA FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $121,802. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0493R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL NIGHT OUT, TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 7, 2001. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCE TABLED

01-023-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO.14 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-2 TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL TO C-2 HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE LOWER SIDE OF GRAND AVENUE BETWEEN 66TH AND 67TH AVENUES WEST (KLEIMAN). (TABLED 6/25) -- PASSED 5-4 (Gilbert, Hogg, Ness, Stenberg)

The following entitled ordinance is to be read for the first time:

01-026-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $615,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION TRANSIT BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND LEVYING TAXES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- 1ST READING

The following entitled ordinance is to be read for the second time:

01-024-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO PARKING METER VIOLATIONS; CHANGING THE PENALTIES FOR AGGRAVATED VIOLATIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 33-46 AND 33-111 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED 7-2 (Hogg, Ness)

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