ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, April 24, 2000, 7:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL - ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - December 6 and 20, 1999.  APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

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 2/29/00)   REMAINED ON TABLE

00-0246R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO LEASE ANTENNA SPACE ON THE WOODLAND WATER TOWER TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $135 PER YEAR.  (TABLED 4/10/00)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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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.

00-0262R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR MAY 1, 2000, TO APRIL 30, 2001, IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNT OF $3,452,373 FOR THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN AUTHORITY.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0271R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND APPROVING AN ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE OF CASA DE ROMA, 610 EAST FOURTH STREET, TO GRANDMA'S RESTAURANT COMPANY (GRANDMA'S STEAK & SEAFOOD), 375 MINNESOTA AVENUE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0272R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO PAUL SCHINTZ, INC. (LESTER PARK GOLF COURSE), 1860 LESTER RIVER ROAD. PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0273R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF WEST DULUTH LIQUOR, INC. (WILD WEST LIQUOR), 318 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE, TO JnC LIQUORS, INC. (WILD WEST LIQUOR), SAME ADDRESS.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0275R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA, 1200 KENWOOD AVENUE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0276R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE RENEWALS FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING MAY 1, 2000, AND ENDING APRIL 30, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0277R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF OFF SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE RENEWALS FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING MAY 1, 2000, AND ENDING APRIL 30, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0278R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE FOR ARROWHEAD CHAPTER MN #633, PHEASANTS FOREVER.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0279R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMITS TO MOOSE LODGE #1478 AND CLIMB, INC.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0280R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE FOR NATIONAL RUFFED GROUSE SOCIETY.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0203R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF JOHN LAVASSEUR TO MILLER CREEK JOINT POWERS BOARD.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0256R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF HOUSING INSPECTOR.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0257R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PERSONNEL ANALYST.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0258R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PUBLIC INFORMATION COORDINATOR.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0259R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR PLANNER.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0264R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF KENNETH CAYO TO COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES REPLACING JANET EVANS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0265R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF CRUZ MENDOZA TO NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COUNCIL REPLACING BRUCE WYMAN.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0266R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF SHIRLEY GRAHAM TO SISTER CITY COMMISSION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0267R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JAMES WALTERS TO BUILDING APPEAL BOARD REPLACING CLAIRE STRANDLIE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0287R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF KARL WASSON TO TECHNICAL DESIGN ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPLACING ROBERT BAEUMLER.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0231R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO MINNESOTA'S LAKE SUPERIOR COASTAL PROGRAM FOR MATCHING FUNDS TOWARD THE PURCHASE OF THE FORMER U.S. NAVAL RESERVE PROPERTY.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0300R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY REGARDING PARTICIPATION BY THE AUTHORITY IN THE CITY'S SELF INSURANCE FUND DURING 2000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0301R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY REGARDING PARTICIPATION BY THE AUTHORITY IN THE CITY'S SELF INSURANCE FUND DURING 2000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0268R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT AN ADDITIONAL $4,000 FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY TO OPERATE THE TITLE V SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (S.E.P.) FROM JULY 1, 1999, TO JUNE 30, 2000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0298R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING $38,748 FROM THE NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS EDUCATION & RESEARCH CENTER, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDE PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 1999, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0254R - RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT PRIVATELY CONSTRUCTED WATER AND GAS MAINS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE CITY OF DULUTH DURING THE YEAR 1999.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0263R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF A UTILITY EASEMENT ON OUTLOT A, AIRPARK DIVISION, FROM THE SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $500.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0281R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR A GRANT FROM THE COASTAL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $43,000 FOR A WATERSHED STUDY OF OREGON CREEK AND AUTHORIZING EXPENDITURE OF LOCAL MATCHING FUNDS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0289R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DRESSER MEASUREMENT FOR 58 ROOTS TEMPERATURE COMPENSATED NATURAL GAS METERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $53,250.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0302R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DAKOTA PIPELINING SYSTEMS, INC., FOR CLEANING AND RELINING WATER MAINS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $444,786.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0282R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH BEATRICE A. BRUNE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF A UTILITY AND ROADWAY EASEMENT ACROSS GOVERNMENT LOT 2, SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 48 NORTH, RANGE 15 WEST, FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $2,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0283R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF $14,768.82 IN SETTLEMENT OF ALL CLAIMS OF ST. PAUL COMPANIES ARISING OUT OF A SEWER BACKUP ON JULY 5, 1999. PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0290R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SON, INCORPORATED, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 2000 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, DENFELD WEST, IN THE AMOUNT OF $456,977.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0291R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LEVINE AND SON, INCORPORATED, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 2000 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, CENTRAL LAKESIDE EAST, IN THE AMOUNT OF $920,854.35.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0249R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, MINNESOTA AUTO THEFT PREVENTION PROGRAM, FOR $87,373 TO REIMBURSE SALARY OF ONE FULL-TIME OFFICER, OVERTIME, TRAINING, EQUIPMENT AND OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0293R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF UP TO $175,000 FROM THE OFFICE OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, TO OPERATE THE FEDERAL WEED AND SEED PROJECT IN THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0294R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH FAMILY SERVICES COLLABORATIVE TO PROVIDE FAMILY ART PROGRAM, FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM AND AN EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT PROGRAM SERVICES, ESTIMATED AT $28,240.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0295R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH FOND DU LAC INDIAN RESERVATION TO PROVIDE "SAFE ON THE HILLSIDE" PROGRAM SERVICES, ESTIMATED AT $11,300.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0296R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH WOODLAND HILLS TO PROVIDE COMMUNITY YOUTH DIVERSION PROGRAM AND CULTURAL ARTS PROGRAM SERVICES, ESTIMATED AT $34,945.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0297R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES TO PROVIDE PROGRAM SERVICES FOR COMMUNITY TRUANCY ACTION PROJECT, ESTIMATED AT $31,345.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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

00-0274R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE OF CHEL, INC. (CONGRESS BAR & GRILL), 1334 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE, TO G.W. PETERSON ENT., INC. (CONGRESS BAR & GRILL), SAME ADDRESS.   PASSED 8 - 0 - 1 (Gilbert Abstained)

00-0269R - RESOLUTION ANNOUNCING THE CITY OF DULUTH'S PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WEEK 2000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0270R - RESOLUTION APPROVING 2001 LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT QUALIFIED ALLOCATION PLAN.   AMENDED; PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0286R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF INDUSTRIAL AVENUE BETWEEN VIEWCREST STREET AND GOGEBIC STREET (WEBER).   TABLED

00-0299R - RESOLUTION MAKING FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS RELATED TO DENIAL OF RESOLUTION 00-0207, APPLICATION BY SHERMAN ASSOCIATES FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT. TABLED

00-0292R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GIFT IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,000 FROM LOIS PAULUCCI TO BE USED FOR EXPENSES RELATED TO THE CREATION OF A NEW BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0255R - RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT PRIVATELY CONSTRUCTED WATER AND GAS MAINS WITH PROVISIONS FOR REIMBURSEMENT IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE CITY OF DULUTH DURING THE YEAR 1999.   PASSED 8 - 0 - 1 (Fena Abstained)

00-0183R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A NO PARKING ZONE ON BOTH SIDES OF WALLACE AVENUE BETWEEN EAST FOURTH STREET AND BRUCE STREET.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0288R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT COMPANY FOR SIX HAND HELD THERMAL IMAGING CAMERA SYSTEMS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $101,6700. 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 ordinances are to be read for the first time:

00-012-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 33 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION OF 88 ACRES OF LAND, LOCATED NORTH OF ARROWHEAD ROAD, EAST OF RICE LAKE ROAD AND WEST OF SAWYER AVENUE EXTENDED, FROM R-1-b RESIDENTIAL AND S SUBURBAN TO IT INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY (MINNESOTA POWER).   1ST READING

00-013-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NOS. 19 AND 20, AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION OF SIX ACRES OF LAND FROM S SUBURBAN TO R-1-b RESIDENTIAL (PAPPAS).   1ST READING

The following entitled ordinances are to be read for the second time:

00-009-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE REGULATION OF SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES; ADDING A NEW ARTICLE VII TO CHAPTER 28, DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. (REPLACEMENT)   TABLED

00-010-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF NO-BUILD EASEMENT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR TRAIN MUSEUM REPAIR FACILITY.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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