ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, August 28, 2000

ROLL CALL - ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - June 26, 2000. - APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

00-0534R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF $5,410,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION STREET IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2000A, TO FINANCE THE 2000 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 8/14/2000)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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WITH BRW TO SERVE AS THE CITY'S CONSULTANTS IN THE CITYWIDE COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING PROCESS.(TABLED 8/14/2000)   WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

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

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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.

00-0550R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CENTURY FENCE, INC., FOR FENCE AND BACKSTOPS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,891.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0553R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MONROE TRUCK EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR THREE TRUCK SANDERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $93,913.63.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0560R - RESOLUTION ISSUING ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES, ON SALE SUNDAY INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES, ADDITIONAL BAR LICENSES, AND ON SALE DANCING LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2000, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0561R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE WINE RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1,2000, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0562R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2000, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0563R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE CLUB LIQUOR RENEWAL LICENSES FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2000, AND ENDING AUGUST 31, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0564R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO THE MOOSE LODGE #1478, NOTWITHSTANDING THE NONPAYMENT OF TAXES; GRANTING AN EXTENSION TO PAY SAID TAXES.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0566R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE TO ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0567R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO CLIMB THEATRE AND CONGDON PARK RECREATIONAL ASSOCIATION.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0586R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO AMERICAN LAFRANCE, INC. FOR TWO FIRE TRUCKS (ONE PUMPER AND ONE TELESQUIRT), IN THE AMOUNT OF $431,157.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0588R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF GRANDMA'S, INC. (GRANDMA'S SALOON & DELI), 522 LAKE AVENUE SOUTH.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0592R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES IN WEST DULUTH ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2000, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE KICK START RIDE RALLY AND EXTRAVAGANZA AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0552R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MANAGER, PERSONNEL SERVICES.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0570R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF BARBARA HAUCK, SCOTT WELLES AND IRENE EVANS TO COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES REPLACING CHERYL BLUE, RICHARD ANDERSON AND THOMAS MARTIN.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0571R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF DENNIS RAMBERG TO DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY REPLACING RICHARD BURNS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0573R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDING THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF JOB TRAINING PLANNER TO BECOME THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PLANNER.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0574R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF LEONORE BAEUMLER TO SISTER CITY COMMISSION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0576R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JOEL KOEMPTGEN TO ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL REPLACING DANA SLADE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0537R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 FROM AND ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA THROUGH ITS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET (THE STATE) WHICH REQUIRES A CITY CONTRIBUTION IN THE AMOUNT OF $21,800 RELATING TO THE LINCOLN PARK HABITAT ENHANCEMENT PROJECT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0548R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO GRACELYNN HANSEN FOR A HOME BEAUTY SALON FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 8 DEERWOOD STREET.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0549R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0834, GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO ST. LOUIS RIVERVIEW HOMES, INC., FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1610 EAST FIRST STREET.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0558R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN TEAM DULUTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,333.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0575R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,333 WITH TEAM DULUTH PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 00D-43.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0577R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SATISFACTION OF MORTGAGE PERTAINING TO CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY GIVEN BY GREATER DULUTH-GRAND PORTAGE ENROLLEES, INC., IN FAVOR OF THE CITY OF DULUTH.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0582R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LAKEHEAD ELECTRIC, INC., FOR FOURTH STREET LIGHTING PROJECT - PHASE II, IN THE AMOUNT OF $115,122.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0556R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT $104,509 FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY TO OPERATE THE TITLE V SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (S.E.P.) FROM JULY 1, 2000, TO JUNE 30, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0578R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, CENTER OF CRIME VICTIMS SERVICES, RELATING TO AN EMERGENCY FUND FOR CRIME VICTIMS IN AN AMOUNT OF $3,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0551R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH SHORT ELLIOT HENDRICKSON, INC., TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE ENGINEERING DIVISION, ESTIMATED AT $31,500.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0581R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE INTERSECTION OF CENTRAL ENTRANCE AND TRINITY ROAD FOR AN ESTIMATED COST OF $497,086 TO BE PAID BY THE CITY.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0584R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING A VARIANCE FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE KEENE CREEK BRIDGE ON THE SKYLINE DRIVE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0587R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH LHB ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS, INC., TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES DEPARTMENT, ESTIMATED AT $89,919.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0568R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING UP TO $100,000 UNDER THE MINNESOTA CITY GRANTS PROGRAM OF THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY AS REIMBURSEMENT FOR OVERTIME EXPENSES INCURRED BY THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FOR PROGRAMMING EXPENSES INCURRED DURING THE TERM OF THE GRANT FROM JULY 1, 2000, TO JUNE 30, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0580R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TRAFFIC CONTROL CORPORATION, INC. FOR A SIGNAL CONTROLLER CABINET, IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,773.75.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

00-0565R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FROM GRANDMA'S RESTAURANT COMPANY, (GRANDMA'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD), 375 MINNESOTA AVENUE, TO GRANDMA'S RESTAURANT COMPANY, (GRANDMA'S STEAK AND SEAFOOD), 4602 GRAND AVENUE.   PASSED 8-0-1 (Stenberg abstained)

00-0594R - A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THAT THE APPEAL IN DEMOLITION LANDFILL SERVICES LLC VS. CITY OF DULUTH BE DISMISSED AND THAT NO FURTHER LEGAL ACTION BE TAKEN.   FAILED 1-8 (Edwards)

00-0593R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING.      AMENDED AND PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0590R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING HERITAGE PRESERVATION GUIDELINES FOR THE HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK CREATED BY ORDINANCE 00-026-O.   TABLED

00-0591R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE SMITH GROUP JJR FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $330,000.   TABLED

00-0579R - RESOLUTION GRATEFULLY ACCEPTING A GRANT OF $1,950,000 FROM THE JENO AND LOIS PAULUCCI FAMILY FOUNDATION, AND A GRANT OF $500,000 FROM JENO F. PAULUCCI AND LOIS M. PAULUCCI, AND A GRANT OF $500,000 FROM REPUBLIC BANK, INC. FOR CONSTRUCTION OF BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK, AUTHORIZING THREE GRANT AGREEMENTS AND DEPOSIT OF MONEY IN BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT WITHIN THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND 450, AGENCY 015, ORG. 1999.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0585R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE "MINNESOTA CITIES:  BUILDING QUALITY COMMUNITIES" STATEWIDE EDUCATIONAL EFFORT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0443R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LETOURNEAU AND SONS, INC., FOR SANITARY SEWER, WATER MAIN AND GAS MAIN EXTENSIONS AT BOULEVARD TERRACE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $108,915.   PASSED 6-3 (Ness, Stewart, Stover)

00-0589R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE ADMINISTRATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE TELEVISING OF ALL CITY COUNCIL AGENDA SESSIONS IN THE 2001 CONTRACT WITH DULUTH-SUPERIOR PUBLIC ACCESS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0557R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE, TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING SERVICES FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT, ESTIMATED AT $17,500.   PASSED 8-0-1 (Stewart abstained)

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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 9/27/1999)   REMAINED ON TABLE

00-025-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING COLLEGE STREET BETWEEN EIGHTH STREET AND IRVING PLACE AS A DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. (TABLED 8/14/2000)   REMAINED ON TABLE

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 SEVENTH STREET AS A DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 8/14/2000)   REMAINED ON TABLE

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

00-029-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK IMPROVEMENT BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $4,300,000 UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND LEVYING TAXES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF.   1ST READING

00-030-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $325,000 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE DULUTH STEAM PLANT UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF.   1ST READING

00-031-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8938, ADOPTED APRIL 17, 1989, AND CHAPTER 28A OF DULUTH CITY CODE CONCERNING HERITAGE PRESERVATION.   1ST READING

The following entitled ordinance was read for the second 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.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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