ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
REPLACEMENT
Monday, August 14, 2000, 7:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL - COUNCILORS FENA AND NESS ABSENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - June 12, 2000.   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 STORM WATER 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

00-0348R(b) - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO RECLASSIFY FROM CONSERVATION TO NONCONSERVATION AND TO OFFER FOR SALE CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCELS NOW WITHHELD FROM SALE IN CONSERVATION.  (TABLED 5/22/2000)   REMAINED ON TABLE

00-0513R(a) - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO RECLASSIFY FROM CONSERVATION TO NONCONSERVATION AND TO OFFER FOR SALE CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCELS NOW WITHHELD FROM SALE IN CONSERVATION.  (TABLED 7/24/2000)   REMAINED ON TABLE

00-0494R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO INCREASE BY $6,000 AN EXISTING AGREEMENT (#17222) WITH MARGARET R. COLOMBO FOR PUBLIC FORMATION SERVICES FOR THE MCQUADE PROTECTED ACCESS COMMITTEE TO AN AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $57,330.  (TABLED 7/24/2000)   REFERRED BACK TO ADMINISTRATION

00-0495R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO INCREASE BY $13,000 AN EXISTING AGREEMENT (#17153) WITH CHERYL LYNN ERICKSON FOR ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES FOR THE MCQUADE PROTECTED ACCESS COMMITTEE TO AN AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $108,350.  (TABLED 7/24/2000)   REFERRED BACK TO ADMINISTRATION

00-0515R - RESOLUTION APPROVING RECEIPT OF $19,000 FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE CONTINUED ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OF THE MCQUADE PUBLIC ACCESS COMMITTEE. (TABLED 7/24/2000)   REFERRED BACK TO ADMINISTRATION

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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.

00-0516R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY IN FULL THE EXPENSE OF SOLID WASTE COLLECTION DURING THE PERIOD OF MARCH 1, 1999, TO JUNE 1, 2000, FOR WHICH THE LICENSED COLLECTOR HAS NOT BEEN REIMBURSED AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 24 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0530R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING AN EASEMENT USAGE PERMIT GRANTED IN ORDINANCE NO. 7391 FROM GEORGE ALLEN NORRIS AND LYNN NORRIS TO RONALD W. TRUSCOTT AND MAY HOLM-TRUSCOTT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0541R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH FRYBERGER, BUCHANAN, SMITH AND FREDERICK, P.A. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $24,000 FOR SERVICES RELATED TO BONDING.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0523R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING ELECTION JUDGES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 12, 2000, STATE PRIMARY LEGISLATIVE ELECTION AND THE NOVEMBER 7, 2000, STATE LEGISLATIVE GENERAL ELECTION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0524R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING POLLING PLACES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 12, 2000, STATE LEGISLATIVE PRIMARY ELECTION AND THE NOVEMBER 7, 2000, STATE LEGISLATIVE GENERAL ELECTION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0532R - RESOLUTION TO AMEND AGREEMENT NO. 18597 WITH INSURTEC TO PROVIDE HEALTH CLAIMS PROCESSING SERVICES, AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO THE CITY.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0520R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AN PRIVATE SECTOR INITIATIVES GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS EDUCATION & RESEARCH CENTER (N.S.C.E.R.C.) IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,258 FOR A SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM FOR THE PERIOD JULY 10, 2000, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0521R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AMENDED LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITOR, FOR OFFICE SPACE WITHIN CITY HALL.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0536R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD FOR THE FURNISHING OF HOME DELIVERED MEALS TO INCREASE THE PAYMENT FOR ELDERLY WAIVER MEALS FROM $3.99 TO $4.23 PER MEAL.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0543R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH NORTHEAST MINNESOTA OFFICE OF JOB TRAINING (NEMOJT) FOR PROVISION OF DISLOCATED WORKER SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $369,640.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0518R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CRYSTEEL TRUCK EQUIPMENT, INC. FOR PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF TWO HEATED DUMP BODIES AND HYDRAULIC ON UTILITY VEHICLES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $57,724.88.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0525R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO U S FILTER DISTRIBUTION GROUP, INC. FOR WATER HYDRANT AND PARTS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $49,463.66.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0544R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO QUALITY UNDERGROUND SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 2 INCH PLASTIC GAS MAIN IN POCKET CONVERSION AREAS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $98,789.50.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0517R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA POWER, INC. FOR EXTENSION OF 3-PHASE ELECTRICAL POWER, IN THE AMOUNT OF $24,012.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0526R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BACHMAN'S, INC. FOR TREES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $124,378.97.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0528R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY INCLUDING PLAN APPROVAL FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF PIEDMONT AVENUE BETWEEN HAINES ROAD AND HUTCHINSON ROAD FOR AN ESTIMATED COST TO THE CITY OF $115,646.74.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0533R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DAFFINSON ASPHALT MAINTENANCE, INC. FOR THE STREET CRACK SEALING PROGRAM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $94,716.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0540R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC. FOR A SANITARY SEWER ON BOUNDARY AVENUE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $48,951.77.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0545R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LETOURNEAU AND SONS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF FEATHERSTONE DRIVE AND FEATHERSTONE LANE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $288,651.50.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0546R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0373 AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR 33RD AVENUE WEST STREET IMPROVEMENT, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $72,777.70 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $195,034.23.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

00-0534R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF $5,575,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION STREET IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2000A, TO FINANCE THE 2000 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.   TABLED

00-0559R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THAT THE ADMINISTRATION NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT WITH BRW TO SERVE AS THE CITY'S CONSULTANTS IN THE CITYWIDE COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING PROCESS.   TABLED

00-0535R - RESOLUTIONAPPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH SVCNDA PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 00D-42.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0542R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH UNITED HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC., FOR THE FORGIVABLE LOAN OF MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $500,000.   PASSED 6-1 (Stewart)

00-0554R - RESOLUTION REMOVING EAST COLLEGE STREET FROM THE STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR YEAR 2000.   FAILED 2-5 (Gilbert, Stewart)

00-0555R - RESOLUTION REMOVING IRVING STREET AND A PORTION OF CLOVER STREET FROM THE STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR YEAR 2000.   AMENDED AND PASSED 6-1 (Stenberg)

00-0529R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH CAMP DRESSER AND MCKEE, INC., TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN AND A NATIONAL POLLUTION DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (NPDES) PHASE II STORM WATER PERMIT APPLICATION, ESTIMATED AT $674,557.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0539R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC. FOR SIP UMD/LOWER CHESTER 2, IN THE AMOUNT OF $640,751.96.   AMENDED AND PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0547R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO PARTICIPATE IN IMPROVEMENTS TO WALLACE 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 9/27/1999)   REMAINED ON TABLE

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

00-028-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF A HIGHWAY EASEMENT OVER LOT 27, BLOCK 1, LINCOLN PARK TERRACE, TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY.   1ST READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

00-023-O - AN ORDINANCE INCREASING TAXI FARES, AMENDING SECTION 47-33 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-021-O - ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN LINCOLN PARK TO THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-025-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING COLLEGE STREET BETWEEN EIGHTH STREET AND IRVING PLACE AS A DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK.   TABLED

00-026-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING SIXTH AND SEVENTH STREETS BETWEEN IRVING PLACE AND WALLACE AVENUE, IRVING PLACE AND CLOVER STREET BETWEEN IRVING PLACE AND 7TH STREET AS A DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK.  TABLED

00-022-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC FACILITIES AND PROGRAM FUND; DELETING REFERENCES TO FUND DISBURSEMENTS TO A NONPROFIT CORPORATION; AMENDING SECTION 10A-18, DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED.   AMENDED AND PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-024-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF A DRIVEWAY EASEMENT OVER LOT 2, BLOCK 17, ONEOTA, TO THE WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SANITARY DISTRICT.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS
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