ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
July 23, 2001

ROLL CALL -- GILBERT ABSENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

01-0516R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS WHEELER TO DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REPLACING ROBERT BROOKS. (TABLED 7/9) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-0461R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF 38TH AVENUE EAST AT EAST THIRD STREET (BACKSTROM). (RETABLED 7/9) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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) (REPLACEMENT) -- 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.

01-0523R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE LICENSED PREMISES TO LYRIC BLOCK DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (PORTER'S/SNEAKERS/GREENERY), 207 WEST FIRST STREET AND HOLIDAY INN OF TUCUMCARI (CANAL PARK INN), 250 CANAL PARK DRIVE. -- PASSED

01-0524R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO AAD TEMPLE, 4701 GRINDEN DRIVE AND COPASETIC SOFTBALL TEAM, WHEELER FIELD. -- PASSED

01-0525R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE AND APPROVING ISSUANCE OF AN ON SALE WINE LICENSE TO DARREL FREDRICKSON (HORSESHOE BILLIARDS), 2415 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED

01-0526R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE FOR SUSTAINABLE FARMING ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED

01-0527R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO EAST END HOCKEY CLUB. -- PASSED

01-0538R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0440 ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO WOODLAND FASTPITCH ASSOCIATION (JIMMY HEROLD MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT), ANOKA AND WOODLAND AVENUE. -- PASSED

01-0542R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION SYSTEM, INC., FOR ARTIFICIAL ICE SYSTEM AT LOWER CHESTER RECREATION CENTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $221,143. -- PASSED

01-0547R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINITEX FOR SELF-CHECK AND SECURITY SYSTEM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $114,780. -- PASSED

01-0514R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF NEAL HESSEN TO SPECIAL BOARD OF REVIEW. -- PASSED

01-0543R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF JOHN MORRISON AND LARRY SUNDBERG TO BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS. -- PASSED

01-0497R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY FOR ASSISTANCE IN IMPLEMENTING THE DULUTH NATURE AREA PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,517. -- PASSED

01-0505R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO A 2000 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM LOAN AGREEMENT WITH CENTER CITY WINDWOOD PARTNERS, LP. -- PASSED

01-0511R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ACQUISITION BY THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY OF WETLAND CREDITS AT A COST OF $8,060. -- PASSED

01-0499R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A PLANNING AGREEMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A JOINT LOCAL SERVICE UNIT PLAN WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE DIRECT ALLOCATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING MONEY TO THE CITY AND THE COUNTY AND FOR THE COOPERATIVE ADMINISTRATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS IN ST. LOUIS COUNTY. -- PASSED

01-0530R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY ADMINISTRATION TO APPLY FOR A COASTAL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GRANT. -- PASSED

01-0544R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO SUBMIT AND ACCEPT, IF AWARDED, AN APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS FROM THE COASTAL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM, AND EXECUTE ANY AND ALL OF THE GRANT AGREEMENTS NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAID GRANT IN AN AMOUNT OF $13,543, AND CONTRIBUTE LOCAL MATCHING SHARE OF $9,028. -- PASSED

01-0519R - RESOLUTION ADDING AIRPORT ROAD FROM THE DULUTH CITY LIMITS TO THE AIRPORT APPROACH ROAD TO THE MUNICIPAL STATE AID SYSTEM. -- PASSED

01-0520R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $106,539 GRANT FROM THE STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 69J33 OVER LAMAGGIE CREEK AND OBLIGATING THE CITY TO PAY ANY REMAINING CONSTRUCTION COSTS. -- PASSED

01-0528R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO LEASE ANTENNA SPACE ON THE WOODLAND WATER TOWER TO NEXTEL WIP LEASE CORPORATION FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $16,200 PER YEAR. -- PASSED

01-0534R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH AMERICAN ENGINEERING TESTING, INC. ($20,000), TWIN PORTS TESTING, INC. ($20,000), AND G.M.E. CONSULTANTS, INC. ($10,000), TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL FIELD AND LABORATORY TESTING SERVICES, TOTAL ESTIMATED AT $50,000. -- PASSED

01-0535R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. JOSEPH EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR A MOBILE WALKING EXCAVATOR, IN THE AMOUNT OF $144,712.20. -- PASSED

01-0536R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND BITUMINOUS FOR BITUMINOUS MATERIALS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,000. -- PASSED

01-0537R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HUMES PLUMBING AND HEATING TO CONSTRUCT STORM DRAINS TO DISCHARGES FROM SIX SUMP PUMPS IN WEST FOURTH STREET, IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,026.41. -- PASSED

01-0540R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEDICATION OF A STREET EASEMENT IN A PARCEL ADJACENT TO NIAGARA STREET FROM THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA. -- PASSED

01-0541R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH PROGRESSIVE CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC., TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR WATER UTILITY COST OF SERVICE AND RATE DESIGN STUDY, ESTIMATED AT $28,340. -- PASSED

01-0545R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH TWIN PORTS TESTING, INC., TO PROVIDE NONDESTRUCTIVE RADIOGRAHIC TEST OF A 16 INCH STEEL GAS MAIN, ESTIMATED AT $32,377.50. -- PASSED

01-0546R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A NATURAL GAS PIPELINE EASEMENT FROM THE DULUTH MISSABE AND IRON RANGE RAILWAY COMPANY FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $100,000. -- PASSED

01-0518R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS ACADEMY DISTRICT NO. 4020 FOR THE OPERATION OF A SCHOOL POLICE LIAISON PROGRAM IN THE EDISON SCHOOLS. -- PASSED

01-0532R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A JOINT POWER AGREEMENT WITH VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA PROVIDED FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH'S PARTICIPATION IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG TASK FORCE. -- PASSED

01-0517R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ARROWHEAD YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION OF NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA FOR THE RENTAL OF OFFICE SPACE IN THE WHEELER FIELD HOUSE BUILDING. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered at this meeting:

01-0515R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO MINNESOTA POWER TO UPGRADE AND RELOCATE A PORTION OF AN EXISTING POWER TRANSMISSION LINE LOCATED ALONG THE NORTH AND EAST SIDES OF THE GARY-NEW DULUTH NEIGHBORHOOD. -- TABLED

01-0522R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A WORK PERMIT TO SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY FOR REMOVAL OF 0.16 ACRES OF TREES AND TO REGRADE 6.7 ACRES OF LAND. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0529R- RESOLUTION GRANTING A WORK PERMIT TO SPIRIT RIDGE, LLC, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NINE HOLES OF AN 18 HOLE GOLF COURSE AND A LODGE ON THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA. -- REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION

01-0531R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $39,026 FROM THE BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION AND ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT THEREWITH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0533R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0219 TO INCLUDE SIXTH STREET BETWEEN 24TH AVENUE EAST AND WALLACE AVENUE AND IRVING PLACE INTO THE YEAR 2002 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM. -- TABLED

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

01-028-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FIBER OPTIC CABLES UNDER JUNCTION AVENUE AT THE INTERSECTION OF EAST UNIVERSITY CIRCLE. -- 1ST READING

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

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ORDINANCE RECONSIDERED

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

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