ACTIONS 
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, November 26, 2001

ROLL CALL -- Stover absent
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - August 27, September 6, 10, 17 and 24, 2001. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

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

01-0802R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF VIRGIL SWING TO PLANNING COMMISSION REPLACING S.C. WELLES. (TABLED 11/13) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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. (TABLED 9/10) (REPLACEMENT 2) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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

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 11/13) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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 11/13) -- PASSED 7-0-1 (Gilbert abstained)

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) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0813R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE FOR APPROXIMATELY $40,000 FOR THE BOARDING OF PRISONERS AT THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY JAIL. (TABLED 11/13) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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 11/13) -- 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 11/13) -- 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.

01-0838R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF PERMANENT STREET IMPROVEMENTS FOR HARDING AVENUE FROM CENTRAL ENTRANCE TO PALM STREET. -- PASSED

01-0826R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMITS TO ELKS LODGE #133 AND CLIMB, INC. -- PASSED

01-0828R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHERN BUSINESS PRODUCTS, INC., FOR OFFICE COMPONENTS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,351.25. -- PASSED

01-0847R - RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE NOVEMBER 26, 2001, RECOUNT OF THE FOURTH COUNCILMANIC DISTRICT ELECTION. -- PASSED

01-0599R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF RICHARD WHITEMAN TO DULUTH HOUSING COMMISSION REPLACING JANET CARTER. -- PASSED

01-0821R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF TIMOTHY MEYER AND CECILIA VON RABENAU TO DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION. -- PASSED

01-0822R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF ROBERT JANSEN, CRUZ MENDOZA AND TERESE TOMANEK TO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION. -- PASSED

01-0823R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF JUDITH OLESON TO SISTER CITY COMMISSION. -- PASSED

01-0834R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF FRANK JEWELL TO DULUTH HOUSING COMMISSION REPLACING WILFRED ANDERSON. -- PASSED

01-0825R - RESOLUTION ENDORSING THE SOFTCENTER STRATEGIC PLAN DATED SEPTEMBER 30, 2001, AND SUPPORTING THE PRELIMINARY BUDGET FOR USE OF LEGISLATIVE FUNDING FOR THE DULUTH TECHNOLOGY VILLAGE. -- PASSED

01-0832R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF STROLL AVENUE SOUTH OF PALM STREET AND A PORTION OF OVERLAND AVENUE BETWEEN BLACKMAN AND HARDING AVENUES (CURRY-BRANDAW). -- PASSED

01-0841R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF NIAGARA STREET BETWEEN JUNCTION AVENUE BRAINERD AVENUES AND CREATING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY TRAFFIC PROBLEMS ADJACENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH CAMPUS (ERLEMEIER, ET AL.). -- PASSED

01-0830R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC., FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF LIFT STATIONS NUMBER 22 AND NUMBER 41, IN THE AMOUNT OF $278,701.50. -- PASSED

01-0835R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LETOURNEAU & SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF LINCOLN PARK SLOPE STABILIZATION AND NINTH STREET STORM SEWER, IN THE AMOUNT OF $59,222. -- PASSED

01-0836R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $25,509.28 SUBGRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TO BE USED TO REIMBURSE THE CITY FOR STORM RELATED DAMAGE COSTS AT THE ENGER PARK GOLF COURSE. -- PASSED

01-0829R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACTS TO ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE FOR PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,331.68. -- PASSED

01-0837R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE 2002 GOLF COURSE RATES. -- PASSED

01-0839R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO MINNESOTA'S LAKE SUPERIOR COASTAL PROGRAM FOR MATCHING FUNDS FOR THE HARTLEY NATURE CENTER PERVIOUS SURFACE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considerated:

01-0840R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JANE MADDY TO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION REPLACING JUDITH GILLEN. -- TABLED

01-0818R - RESOLUTION DENYING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO A AND L DEVELOPMENT, INC., PIZZA LUCÉ, DULUTH TECHNOLOGY VILLAGE, 11 EAST SUPERIOR STREET, FOR AWNINGS INTO AND OVER THE EASEMENT FOR THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- TABLED

01-0827R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO RECLASSIFY FROM CONSERVATION TO NONCONSERVATION AND TO OFFER FOR SALE TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCELS NOW WITHHELD FROM SALE IN CONSERVATION. -- TABLED

01-0833R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO RJR COMMUNICATIONS, INC./KBJR TV-6 FOR DAYTIME USE OF STROBE LIGHTS ON THE TOWER LOCATED AT 410 WEST TENTH STREET. -- TABLED
 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCE 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 LOCATED ADJACENT TO 1902 EAST EIGHTH STREET. (TABLED 10/22) (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Hogg)

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

01-047-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2002 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. -- 1ST READING

01-048-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2002. -- 1ST READING

01-049-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY FOR THE YEAR 2002. -- 1ST READING

01-050-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL AXING DISTRICT, SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY FOR THE YEAR 2002. -- 1ST READING

01-046-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO A AND L DEVELOPMENT, INC., PIZZA LUCÉ, DULUTH TECHNOLOGY VILLAGE, 11 EAST SUPERIOR STREET FOR AWNINGS INTO AND OVER THE EASEMENT FOR THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- 1ST READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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). -- TABLED

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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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