ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, November 13, 2001

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Stenberg, Stewart

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

01-0639R - RESOLUTION DECLARING INTENT TO PROCEED WITH PUBLIC UTILITIES FACILITIES PROJECT AND TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION UTILITIES REVENUE BONDS IN AN APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $7,250,000 TO FINANCE THE COSTS THEREOF. (TABLED 8/27) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0685R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF LAND FOR AN ADDITION TO SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY, AUTHORIZING SETTLEMENT OF COMPLIANCE ISSUES WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT WITH SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY AND HOVLAND SPIRIT RIDGE, LLC. (TABLED 9/10) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-0772R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE PROCEDURE FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN. (TABLED 10/22) -- AMENDED, 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. (REPLACEMENT 2) (TABLED 9/10) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-0676R - RESOLUTION DENYING WORK PERMIT APPLICATION OF SPIRIT RIDGE L.L.C. RELATED TO SPIRIT RIDGE PROJECT. (AS AMENDED) (TABLED 9/10) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-0636R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH DAMBERG, SCOTT, GERZINA, WAGNER FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES MAINTENANCE FACILITY ON GARFIELD AVENUE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $397,000. (TABLED 8/27) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0771R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING REASSESSMENT OF CANCELED STREET AND UTILITY ASSESSMENT FOR PARKWOOD DIVISION, PARKWOOD DIVISION PHASE II AND PARKWOOD PHASE III. (TABLED 10/22) -- 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.

01-0773R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO PAWN AMERICA MINNESOTA, LLC. -- PASSED

01-0787R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0107 AWARDING CONTRACT TO GENERAL CLEANING CORPORATION FOR JANITORIAL SERVICES AT WASHINGTON CENTER, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $9,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $36,500. -- PASSED

01-0790R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (ESRI) FOR ARC VIEW SERVER WITH PROCESSOR AND LICENSE IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,632. -- PASSED

01-0800R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO CASH STATION LLC, DBA MONEY XCHANGE. -- PASSED

01-0816R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR MEDICAL SOCIETY AUXILIARY. -- PASSED

01-0801R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JOSEPH PERFETTI TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPLACING LORNA MANGAN. -- PASSED

01-0803R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF VICKI SPRAGG TO SANITARY SEWER BOARD OF WLSSD REPLACING GEORGE GEROGEORGE. -- PASSED

01-0807R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JAMES LAUMEYER TO DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY REPLACING KENNETH SUNNARBORG. -- PASSED

01-0808R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JOHN CUMMINGS TO PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION REPLACING ERIC LARSON. -- PASSED

01-0792R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SANITARY DISTRICT FOR A SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATION AND MATERIALS RECOVERY FACILITY ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4587 RIDGEVIEW ROAD. -- PASSED

01-0793R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO CHRISTOPHER P. PRILEY FOR A RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY FOR UP TO TEN RESIDENTS FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1010 BRAINERD AVENUE. -- PASSED

01-0794R - RESOLUTION VACATING A UTILITY EASEMENT ON LOTS 3, 4 AND 5, BLOCK 1, HELSTROM REARRANGEMENT (HELSTROM). -- PASSED

01-0795R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO LINDA LARSON FOR A HOME BEAUTY SALON FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 5101 CROSLEY AVENUE. -- PASSED

01-0779R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO SUBMIT A LOCAL SERVICE UNIT PLAN AMENDMENT FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE PROVISION OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICES WHICH IS COORDINATED WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY'S PLAN FOR STATE FISCAL YEARS 2002-2003. -- PASSED

01-0814R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 709 TO PROVIDE BASIC EDUCATION SERVICES AT THE DULUTH WORKFORCE CENTER AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $27,559. -- PASSED

01-0777R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF $18,500 TO MARLENE G. GLAD AND HER ATTORNEY, A. BLAKE MACDONALD, IN FULL SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS ARISING FROM AN ACCIDENT ON NOVEMBER 3, 1999. -- PASSED

01-0780R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $20,871.34 SUBGRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TO BE USED TO REIMBURSE THE CITY FOR STORM AND FLOOD RELATED INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIRS. -- PASSED

01-0782R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT A SANITARY SEWER IN DECKER ROAD BEGINNING AT A POINT 1,300 FEET NORTH AT THE INTERSECTION OF ANDERSON ROAD AND DECKER ROAD TO A POINT 1,660 FEET NORTHERLY ALONG DECKER ROAD. -- PASSED

01-0789R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH L.H.B. ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR SANITARY SEWER IMPROVEMENT AT MESABA AVENUE (TH194), ESTIMATED AT $9,991. -- PASSED

01-0798R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF ROADWAYS. -- PASSED

01-0799R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A REVISED RATE STRUCTURE FOR DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 1. -- PASSED

01-0804R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING FIXED CHARGE WATER RATES EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER JANUARY 1, 2002, AND RESCINDING ALL PRIOR INCONSISTENT OR CONFLICTING RESOLUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH RATES. -- PASSED

01-0805R - RESOLUTION ADJUSTING THE CUSTOMER CHARGE AND USER CHARGES FOR THE CITY'S WASTEWATER FACILITIES. -- PASSED

01-0815R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0279 AWARDING CONTRACT TO WAGNER CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR YEAR 2001 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT CODY STREET NORTH TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $156,600 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $503,584.69. -- PASSED

01-0817R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0319 AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED PIPING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GAS MAINS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $102,074.50 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $229,999.50. -- PASSED

01-0788R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0766 AWARDING CONTRACT TO D.C. ENTERPRISES, INC, FOR DEMOLITION OF FIVE STRUCTURES, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $16,935 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $53,135. -- PASSED

01-0797R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UP TO $88,491 UNDER THE BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM FOR EXPENDITURES RELATED TO TECHNOLOGY, STAFF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT, DIVERSION AND CRIME PREVENTION INITIATIVES. -- PASSED

01-0810R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO E/S SUPPORT SERVICES FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,000. -- PASSED

01-0811R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS FOR COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH SYSTEM ACCESS IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,440. -- PASSED

01-0812R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO STRATUS COMPUTER COMPANY FOR 12 MONTHS OF A MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT COVERING COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,480. -- PASSED

01-0781R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR MAINTENANCE OF CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAILS. -- PASSED

01-0785R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A ONE MONTH EXTENSION OF ITS MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH ATE MANAGEMENT OF DULUTH, INC. -- PASSED

01-0791R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ACCEPTING A GRANT OF $304,000 TO THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR USE AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA
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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

01-0806R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF $6,630,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION GAS AND SEWER UTILITIES REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2001F; GENERAL OBLIGATION IMPROVEMENT REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2001G, IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $1,075,000; GENERAL OBLIGATION TAX INCREMENT REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2001H, IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $630,000; AND $1,075,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2001. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0820R - RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 6, 2001. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0802R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF VIRGIL SWING TO PLANNING COMMISSION REPLACING S.C. WELLES. -- TABLED

01-0778R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH CDC ASSOCIATES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,800 IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFT CENTER INCUBATOR. -- TABLED

01-0783R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH DODADAY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $48,900 IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFT CENTER INCUBATOR. -- TABLED

01-0824R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO VACATE TAYLOR CIRCLE AT DULUTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND AUTHORIZING BUILDING PERMITS FOR THE CIRRUS III PROJECT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0819R - RESOLUTION ALLOWING DULUTH STEAM COOPERATIVE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CITY'S SELF INSURANCE POOL. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

01-0813R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE FOR APPROXIMATELY $40,000 FOR THE BOARDING OF PRISONERS AT THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY JAIL. -- TABLED

01-0784R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO MINNESOTA'S LAKE SUPERIOR COASTAL PROGRAM FOR MATCHING FUNDS TOWARD THE ACQUISITION OF THE STEWART CREEK HEADWATERS SITE, NOT TO EXCEED $100,000.-- TABLED

01-0786R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY TO RENEW ITS MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH FIRST TRANSIT, INC., FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS COMMENCING NOVEMBER 1, 2001. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0796R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OF IN-PLACE, CITY-OWNED PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT TO ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH AND DULUTH BIBLE CHURCH. -- TABLED

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCES TABLED

01-042-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CARLA BLUMBERG FOR A DECK IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF 19TH AVENUE EAST ADJACENT TO 1902 EAST EIGHTH STREET. (TABLED 10/22) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

01-035-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PARAGRAPH (D) OF SECTION 10-5 OF THE CITY CODE TO REQUIRE A FEE FOR APPEALS TO THE BUILDING APPEALS BOARD. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 10/9) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

01-045-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 5, AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-2, TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO R-3, APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF 101ST AVENUE WEST AND MCGONAGLE STREET (LANTHIER). -- 1ST READING

01-041-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING NONPROVISION OF WATER OR GAS SERVICES TO PROPERTY CONDEMNED FOR HABITATION OR NOT HAVING A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY, AMENDING SECTION 48-183 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1ST READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

01-044-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 28 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM C-5 PLANNED COMMERCIAL TO R-3 APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED SOUTH OF PALM STREET (CURRY BRANDAW ARCHITECTS). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-032-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN LESTER PARK TO JACK G. AND LEE K. HAGADORN. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-033-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN LESTER PARK TO RICHARD J. AND MARY M. LEDOUX. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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