ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, May 8, 2000, 7:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL - ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - January 3, 10 (special and regular), 20 and 24, 2000.   APPROVED

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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 9/13/1999)   REMAINED ON TABLE

99-0710R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO ADOPT THE SFU METHOD OF DETERMINING FEES FOR THE STORMWATER UTILITY. (TABLED 9/27/1999)   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 2/29/2000)   REMAINED ON TABLE

00-0286R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF INDUSTRIAL AVENUE BETWEEN VIEWCREST STREET AND GOGEBIC STREET (WEBER). (TABLED 4/24/2000)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0299R - RESOLUTION MAKING FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS RELATED TO DENIAL OF RESOLUTION 00-0207, APPLICATION BY SHERMAN ASSOCIATES FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT.  (REPLACEMENT 2) (TABLED 4/24/2000)   AMENDED, PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT AGENDA
ALL MATTERS LISTED UNDER THE CONSENT AGENDA WERE ENACTED BY ONE UNANIMOUS MOTION.

00-0303R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TENSION ENVELOPE CORPORATION, INC., FOR BILLING ENVELOPES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,683.23.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0321R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SONJU MOTORS, INC. FOR A CAB & CHASSIS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,442.27.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0330R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO METAFILE INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. FOR COMPUTER OUTPUT TO LASER DISK (COLD) STORAGE SYSTEM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $43,995.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0331R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0311R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JANE AYNESWORTH TO ANIMAL HUMANE BOARD REPLACING MARCIA OPIEN.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0312R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENTS OF DEEDE WESTERMANN, BEVAN SCHRAW, LORNA MANGAN AND CHARLES THOMPSON TO CITYWIDE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPLACING LARRY SUNDBERG, GARY ECKENBERG, SHIRLEY HAAGENSEN AND PAUL CALDWELL. (REPLACEMENT)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0313R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF CATHERINE ANDREE AND CAROL BACIG TO LIBRARY BOARD.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0314R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF JAY BERGMAN AND MICHAEL BOWES TO TECHNICAL DESIGN ADVISORY COMMITTEE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0315R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF TIMOTHY WIKLUND TO SISTER CITY COMMISSION REPLACING ALLEN GUMMERT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0316R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF GARY ECKENBERG TO SISTER CITY COMMISSION REPLACING ISOBEL RAPAICH.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0304R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $125,000 AND AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH VARIOUS SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND AUTHORIZING EXPENDITURES FOR PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0305R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 2000 HOME PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT WITH NORTHERN COMMUNITIES LAND TRUST FOR CHDO AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $100,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0306R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A 2000 HOME PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR HOMEOWNER PROPERTY REHABILITATION WITH THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $372,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0307R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 2000 HOME PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENTS FOR COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (CHDO) ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT WITH WOMEN'S TRANSITIONAL HOUSING CORPORATION AND NORTHERN COMMUNITIES LAND TRUST IN A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $22,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0308R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE HOME PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT FOR TENANT-BASED RENTAL ASSISTANCE WITH HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $70,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0310R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH LOTUS REALTY SERVICES AND TALLE AND ASSOCIATES, INC., PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 00D-22.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0317R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY FOR $1,000,000 IN COMMUNITY ACTIVITY SET ASIDE PROGRAM FUNDING AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO THE 2000 COMMUNITY ACTIVITY SET ASIDE PROGRAM APPLICATION-COMMITMENT AGREEMENT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0318R - RESOLUTION REPROGRAMMING $58,425 FROM PROGRAM INCOME INTO THE 2000 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0326R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING APPLICATION OF HARFEL, LLC FOR STATE CHALLENGE GRANT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0327R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING APPLICATION BY SINEX AVIATION TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION FOR STATE CHALLENGE GRANT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0325R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT OF $26,000 FROM THE LINCOLN PARK YOUTH COLLABORATIVE FOR YOUTH RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 1, 2000, TO DECEMBER 31, 2000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0335R - RESOLUTION LEASING FROM ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR $100 A ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY IN THE MILLER HILL AREA NECESSARY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE MILLER CREEK SEDIMENT TRAP.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0319R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS, INC. FOR LOWER MICHIGAN STREET YEAR 2000 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,280,197.78.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0320R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 98-1054 AWARDING CONTRACT TO KLASSIC CONSTRUCTORS, INC., FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY SEWER LIFT STATION #26, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $23,240.17 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $110,284.87.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0323R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0557 AWARDING CONTRACT TO L.H.B. ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES OF YEAR 2000 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR UMD/LOWER CHESTER AREA PHASE 2, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $51,696 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $171,875.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0324R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0556 AWARDING CONTRACT TO R.R.E.M./M.S.A. DIVISION FOR CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING SERVICES OF YEAR 2000 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR DENFELD WEST AREA, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $68,214 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $152,374.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0329R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BLOTTI AND SONS CONTRACTING FOR GRASS CUTTING SERVICES, IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $36,435.32.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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

00-0337R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF LOW POWER FM BROADCASTING.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0284R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING A DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS TO APPROVE THE REDUCTION OF A FRONT YARD SETBACK FROM 25' TO 6'3" FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 26' X 84' DWELLING.   TABLED

00-0285R - RESOLUTION REVERSING A DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS TO APPROVE THE REDUCTION OF A FRONT YARD SETBACK FROM 25' TO 6'3" FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 26' X 84' DWELLING.   TABLED

00-0309R - RESOLUTION DECLARING HISTORIC PRESERVATION WEEK IN DULUTH MAY 14-21, 2000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0333R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING CRITERIA THAT APPLY TO A BUSINESS THAT REQUESTS A BUSINESS SUBSIDY FROM THE CITY.   TABLED

00-0334R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING A FORM THAT SHALL BE USED BY CITY OFFICIALS TO ADMINISTER A REQUEST FOR A BUSINESS SUBSIDY.   TABLED

00-0336R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO DEMOLITION LANDFILL SERVICES, LLC, FOR A DEMOLITION DEBRIS LAND DISPOSAL FACILITY PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1100 WEST GARY STREET. (REPLACEMENT 2)   PASSED 6 - 3 (Fena, Gilbert, Stover)

00-0322R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A VENDING AGREEMENT TO CRABBY BILL'S LAKE SUPERIOR FISHING COMPANY IN THE CANAL PARK BUSINESS DISTRICT NEAR THE DULUTH CONVENTION AND VISITOR'S BUREAU.   FAILED 2 - 7 (Gilbert, Ness)

00-0345R - RESOLUTION FORMING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS NONLEGISLATIVE OPTIONS AND SOLUTIONS FOR INDOOR CLEAN AIR IN DULUTH'S PUBLIC PLACES.   TABLED

00-0332R - RESOLUTION TO APPEAL THE DECISION OF THE DISTRICT COURT IN DEMOLITION LANDFILL SERVICES V. CITY OF DULUTH.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCES 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

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 4/24/00)   REMAINED ON TABLE

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

00-015-O - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE YEAR 2000 INCREASING THE BUDGET FOR THE GAS UTILITY SALES PROMOTION DIVISION AND TO PAY FOR SUCH INCREASE FROM GAS SALES.   1ST READING

00-011-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO LICENSES AND APPLICATIONS WHEREIN VETERINARY HOSPITALS WILL NOT NEED TO PROVIDE A CORPORATE SURETY BOND; AMENDING SECTION 6-83 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED.   1ST READING

00-016-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO TOWING REGULATIONS; AMENDING SECTIONS 33-248, 33-256 AND 33-259 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED.  1ST READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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).   PASSED 8 - 1 (Stewart)

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).   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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