ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, March 27, 2000, 7:30 p.m.
Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall
411 West First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

ROLL CALL - ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

00-0138R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENTS OF C.J. BIRD, NEIL GLAZMAN AND KAMAL GINDY TO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION REPLACING CONNIE SAARISTO, RUSSELL STOVER AND CHAU NGUYEN.  (TABLED 2/29 FOR 3/20 INTERVIEWS)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

99-0690R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH CAMP, DRESSER & MCKEE TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN THE MODIFICATION OF THE STORMWATER UTILITY RATE STRUCTURE.  (TABLED 9/13/99)   REMAINED ON TABLE

99-0710R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO ADOPT THE SFU METHOD OF DETERMINING FEES FOR THE STORMWATER UTILITY.  (TABLED 9/27/99)   REMAINED ON TABLE

00-0074R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING CLEVELAND STREET FROM KENWOOD AVENUE 900 FEET WESTERLY AS A RESIDENT PERMIT PARKING ZONE; AND SPECIFYING A FEE FOR RESIDENTS' PARKING PERMITS.  (TABLED 2/29 FOR MORE INFORMATION)   REMAINED ON TABLE

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT AGENDA

ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA WERE CONSIDERED ROUTINE AND/OR NONCONTROVERSIAL AND WERE ENACTED BY ONE UNANIMOUS MOTION.

00-0175R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF BAYHILL DRIVE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0131R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CELLULAR ONE DULUTH/SUPERIOR ($63,300) AND AIRTOUCH CELLULAR/BELLEVUE ($25,950) FOR CELLULAR AIR TIME SERVICE AND HARDWARE, IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $89,250. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0192R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO GRANDMA'S MARATHON DULUTH, INC., MORSE STREET AND CANAL PARK DRIVE, AND HERMANTOWN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, 4015 AIRPARK BOULEVARD.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0193R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF GARY VEGAS, INC. (BUFFALO OUTPOST), 1431 COMMONWEALTH, TRANSFERRED TO J&J JAUSS, INC. (GARY LIQUORS), SAME ADDRESS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0195R - RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OF BOTTLE CLUB LICENSE RENEWAL OF THE ORDER OF THE OWLS, DULUTH NEST #1200.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0196R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES IN CANAL PARK ON JUNE 16-18, 2000, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GRANDMA'S MARATHON AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0197R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMITS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0198R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, DULUTH, RELATING TO A WORK-STUDY PROGRAM FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0213R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH LAWN AND SPORT, INC., FOR FRONT MOWER, IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,384.52. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0216R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO FALLS AUTOMOTIVE, INC., FOR G.M.C. CLASSIC SIERRA PICKUP TRUCK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0217R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GROSSMAN CHEVROLET COMPANY, INC., FOR A CHEVROLET EXPRESS CARGO VAN, IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,765.16. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0157R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE ALCOHOL, GAMBLING AND TOBACCO COMMISSION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0158R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF GERALD ABELSEN TO ANIMAL HUMANE BOARD REPLACING JOHN BRAY.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0162R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF RUSS STEWART TO DULUTH HOUSING COMMISSION REPLACING MARCIA HALES.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0174R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JOSEPH PERFETTI TO CITYWIDE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPLACING PATRICIA SOBCZAK.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0179R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0545 VACATING A PORTION OF SUMMIT AVENUE/11TH AVENUE WEST BETWEEN FIRST AND SECOND STREETS; PROPERTY LOCATED AT 123 NORTH 11TH AVENUE WEST (CHILDS).   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0180R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A C-5 PLAN APPROVAL TO TARGET CORPORATION FOR EXPANSION OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1902 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0189R - RESOLUTION REPORTING FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS SUPPORTING THE GRANT OF A SPECIAL USE PERMIT GRANTED BY RESOLUTION 00-0116.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0205R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE EAST AND WEST SEVEN FEET OF 39TH AVENUE WEST AND THE SUPERIOR STREET ALLEY BETWEEN 38TH AND 39TH AVENUES WEST (DEDA).   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0206R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A USE CERTIFICATION TO WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SANITARY DISTRICT FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2600 COURTLAND STREET.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0208R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD MATCHING GRANT FUNDS AGREEMENT WITH LOWER CHESTER HOCKEY ASSOCIATION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0177R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT TO HAROLD AND SALLY RAMEY TO LEASE THE OPERATION OF THE PARK POINT BEACH HOUSE FOR THE 2000 SEASON.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0191R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO E-Z-GO TEXTRON CORPORATION, INC., FOR GOLF CART AND UTILITY CART LEASE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $53,160. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0209R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH TO ACCEPT VARIOUS OPERATING GRANTS AND CAPITAL GRANTS FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON BEHALF OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0212R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT WITH THE NORTH COUNTRY LIBRARY COOPERATIVE TO PROVIDE REFERENCE SERVICES.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0219R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ENTERTAINMENT CONVENTION CENTER TO PROVIDE MANAGEMENT OF BAYFRONT EVENTS FOR 2000, AT A COST OF $17,500. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0220R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT WITH THE DECC FOR ORGANIZING AND PROMOTING FOURTHFEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0211R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR PROVISION OF WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT TITLE I SERVICES FOR PROGRAM YEARS 2000 - 2003.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0178R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BILLINGTON CONTRACTING, INC., FOR CLASS 5 GRAVEL, BEDDING SAND AND CRUSHED ROCK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,503.51. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0200R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CUMMINGS CHRYSLER DODGE, INC., FOR TWO DODGE PICKUP TRUCKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $52,940.71. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0201R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GROSSMAN CHEVROLET COMPANY, INC., FOR THREE CARGO VANS IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,184.72. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0202R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO FALLS AUTOMOTIVE, INC., FOR A DODGE INTREPID AUTOMOBILE IN THE AMOUNT OF $17,779.43. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0214R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO KEROTEST MANUFACTURING, INC., FOR WELD END VALVES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,091.22. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0215R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. JOSEPH EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR TWO TRACTOR BACKHOE LOADERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $128,244.90. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0135R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. GERMAIN'S PAINT COMPANY FOR PAINT AND SUPPLIES, IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $15,000. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0186R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR GARFIELD AVENUE AND PORT TERMINAL DRIVE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $418,920.12. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0188R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0481 AWARDING CONTRACT TO LEVINE & SON, INC., FOR 22ND AVENUE WEST SANITARY SEWER, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $17,699 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $43,530. (FILED BY 3/20)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0181R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH HRA FOR POLICE SERVICES RELATING TO THE FEDERAL DRUG ELIMINATION GRANT PROGRAM.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0184R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $10,000 GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY TO BE USED FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT'S PURCHASE OF THERMAL IMAGING CAMERAS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0204R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO OPERATE A REGIONAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EMERGENCY RESPONSE/CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT TEAM.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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

00-0187R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC., FOR GARBAGE/REFUSE REMOVAL, IN THE AMOUNT OF $103,100. (FILED BY 3/20)   AMENDED, PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0194R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO MARSHALL SCHOOL, 1215 RICE LAKE ROAD, AND NORTHLAND VIETNAM VETERANS ASSOCIATION, 4015 AIRPARK BOULEVARD.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0185R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0334 VACATING A PORTION OF MYRTLE STREET LOCATED EAST OF BASSWOOD AVENUE (WRAZIDLO).   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0207R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A TOWNHOUSE OR GROUP DWELLINGS SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO SHERMAN ASSOCIATES FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF WEST GATE BOULEVARD AT 67TH AVENUE WEST.   TABLED

00-0210R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY TO SELL SUMMER TEEN PASSES AT REDUCED PRICES.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0222R - RESOLUTION EXPRESSING CONCERN AND SUPPORT FOR THE WORKERS OF UNITED STEEL WORKERS OF AMERICA LOCAL 1028 AND URGING ME INTERNATIONAL TO END THE CURRENT LOCKOUT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0218R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED PIPING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF TEN INCH STEEL HIGH PRESSURE GAS MAIN AND RELATED WORK IN AIRPORT ROAD FROM HAINES ROAD TO RICE LAKE ROAD AND IN RICE LAKE ROAD FROM AIRPORT ROAD TO AIRPARK BOULEVARD, IN THE AMOUNT OF $322,872.50. (FILED BY 3/20)   RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

00-0182R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PRELIMINARY PLANS FOR THE MN/DOT PROJECT MILLING AND OVERLAYING PIEDMONT AVENUE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCE TABLED

99-023-O - AN ORDINANCE EXEMPTING CERTAIN RURAL RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY FROM STORMWATER UTILITY FEES; AMENDING SECTIONS 43-65 AND 43-66 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED.  (TABLED 9/27/99)   REMAINED ON TABLE

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

00-008-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RESALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN GARY-NEW DULUTH TO THE STATE FOR RESALE TO ADJACENT OWNER.   1ST READING

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