ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, December 3, 2001
 
 
ROLL CALL -- Absent:  Edwards

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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

01-0840R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JANE MADDY TO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION REPLACING JUDITH GILLEN. (TABLED 11/26) -- 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. (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

01-0818R - 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 11/26) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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 11/26) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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 11/26 FOR REVIEW BY EAC) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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

01-0796R - 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.

01-0683R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER QUALITY SPECIALIST. -- PASSED

01-0855R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF JEAN MATTSON TO DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN COMMISSION. -- PASSED

01-0856R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF JAMES MOHN AND JOHN MORRISON TO JOINT AIRPORT ZONING BOARD. -- PASSED

01-0857R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF JAMES HARVIE AND KENNETH NORENBERG TO ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL. -- PASSED

01-0859R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF RUTH ANN EATON TO PLANNING COMMISSION. -- PASSED

01-0869R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF LESLIE W. BASS AS THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND RECORDS FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED

01-0861R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM LOAN AGREEMENT AND HOME PROGRAM LOAN AGREEMENT MORTGAGE LOAN RIDERS AND AMENDMENTS RELATING TO WINDWOOD TOWNHOMES. -- PASSED

01-0848R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF 620 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER MAIN ALONG RICE LAKE ROAD FROM 380 FEET TO 1,000 FEET NORTHWESTERLY OF PERSONS STREET (CITY JOB NO. 0186SN)AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $58,900. -- PASSED

01-0849R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF 100 FEET OF WATER MAIN ALONG RICE LAKE ROAD FROM 900 FEET TO 1,000 FEET NORTHWESTERLY OF PERSONS STREET (CITY JOB NO. 0186WA) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $9,500. -- PASSED

01-0858R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENTS WITH THE MINNESOTA LAKE SUPERIOR COASTAL PROGRAM AND THE PARK POINT COMMUNITY CLUB FOR THE SAND DUNE RESTORATION PROJECT WHICH EXTENDS THE PROJECT DEADLINE FROM NOVEMBER 30, 2001, TO MAY 31, 2002. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

01-0851R - RESOLUTION DISTRIBUTING THE ESTIMATED 2002 TOURISM TAXES OF HOTEL-MOTEL AND FOOD AND BEVERAGE. -- TABLED

01-0852R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2002, TO DECEMBER 31, 2002, BUDGET OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0853R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2002, TO DECEMBER 31, 2002, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0854R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2002, TO DECEMBER 31, 2002, BUDGET OF THE DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0863R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA'S GENERAL, DEBT SERVICE, CAPITAL PROJECTS AND STOREFRONT LOAN FUND BUDGETS FOR 2002. -- TABLED

01-0864R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA'S REIMBURSEMENT TO THE CITY OF DULUTH PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-54. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0865R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH SVCNDA PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 01D-56. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0860R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0731 RELATING TO BUSINESS SUBSIDY CRITERIA. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-0870R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FINAL LAYOUT AND PROJECT REPORT FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF A PART OF TRUNK HIGHWAY NUMBER 53 RENUMBERED AS TRUNK HIGHWAY 106 (PIEDMONT AVENUE) WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FROM SOUTH OF FOURTH STREET TO 0.25 MILES NORTH OF SKYLINE PARKWAY. -- TABLED

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCE TABLED

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 11/26) -- PASSED 7-0-1-1 (Edwards absent; Gilbert abstained)

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

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

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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

01-050-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY FOR THE YEAR 2002. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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. -- TABLED

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