ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
REPLACEMENT
Monday, September 11, 2000, 7:30 p.m.
ROLL CALL - ALL PRESENT
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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

00-0590R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING HERITAGE PRESERVATION GUIDELINES FOR THE HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK CREATED BY ORDINANCE 00-026-O. (TABLED 8/28/2000)   REMAINED ON TABLE

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 8/28/2000)   PASSED 8-1 (Hogg)

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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.

00-0609R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLLS LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF 87TH AVENUE WEST FROM 365 METERS TO 411 METERS NORTHERLY FROM LAWN STREET AND RICE LAKE ROAD FROM 221 METERS TO 157 METERS SOUTHERLY OF ALLEN STREET.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0624R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF DULUTH AND CITY OF DULUTH SUPERVISORY ASSOCIATION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0612R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LAKE SUPERIOR OFFICE FURNITURE, INC., FOR MODULAR OFFICE FURNITURE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,737.93.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0615R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES, INC., FOR A MUNICIPAL TRACTOR, IN THE AMOUNT OF $56,178.75.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0608R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF TIMOTHY BATES TO TREE COMMISSION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0583R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH FRYBERGER, BUCHANAN, SMITH & FREDERICK, P.A., FOR PROFESSIONAL LEGAL SERVICES RELATED TO THE SUB-ALLOCATION OF LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDITS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $4,500, PAYABLE FROM FEES GENERATED BY THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX PROGRAM.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0601R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO JEANNE VIGEN FOR A HOME BEAUTY SALON FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 218 WEST KENT ROAD.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0603R - RESOLUTION RENEWING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO DULUTH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY FOR UNITED PARCEL SERVICE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 111 PORT TERMINAL DRIVE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0606R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO EARL F. ANDERSEN, INC., FOR PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,800.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0617R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $77,500 FEDERAL GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR PREPARATION OF A SKYLINE PARKWAY CORRIDOR MANAGEMENT PLAN.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0616R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO POPULAR SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE, INC., FOR MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR YEAR 2001, IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,876.35.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0600R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 709 TO PROVIDE BASIC EDUCATION SERVICES AT THE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CENTER AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $25,525.20.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0605R - RESOLUTION APPROVING LAWS OF MINNESOTA 2000, CHAPTER 402, AUTHORIZING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HUD COMPLAINT HUMAN RIGHTS ORDINANCE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0531R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH-SUPERIOR ERECTION, INC., FOR REPLACEMENT OF A STEAM VAULT ROOF AT LAKE AVENUE AND SUPERIOR STREET, IN THE AMOUNT OF $65,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0613R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS I.S.D. 709 FOR RELOCATION OF A 36 INCH WATERMAIN AT ORDEAN SCHOOL, IN THE AMOUNT OF $110,811.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0614R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CHAMPION COATINGS, INC., FOR CLEANING AND LINING WOODLAND RESERVOIR NO. TWO, IN THE AMOUNT OF $167,888.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0611R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0442 AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH SUPERIOR BLACKTOP, INC., FOR YEAR 2000 FINE MIX PAVING PROGRAM, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $64,604 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $224,544.    PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0618R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0323 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 $92,812 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $264,687.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0619R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0291 AWARDING CONTRACT TO LEVINE AND SON, INC., FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF 4700 BLOCKS AND 4800 BLOCK ON TIOGA STREET AND ADDITIONAL RECONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY SEWER, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $200,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $1,120,854.35.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0610R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT ESTIMATED AT $16,300 FOR POLICE OVERTIME EXPENSES THROUGH A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, OFFICE OF TRAFFIC SAFETY FOR THE SAFE & SOBER TRAFFIC SAFETY PROJECT DURING THE PERIOD OCTOBER 1, 2000 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered at this meeting:

00-0595R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0596R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY FOR THE YEAR 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0597R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY FOR THE YEAR 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0598R - RESOLUTION SETTING A PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0599R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING AT WHICH THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL WILL ADOPT ITS FINAL BUDGET AND TAX LEVY FOR THE YEAR 2001.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0602R - RESOLUTION VACATING 200 FEET OF MINNESOTA AVENUE EXTENDING SOUTH FROM THE GOVERNMENT PARK ON THE SOUTH PIER OF THE DULUTH SHIP CANAL (SOLA).   PASSED 8-0-1 (Gilbert abstained)

00-0604R - RESOLUTION AMENDING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO SNOWFLAKE CROSS COUNTRY SKI CENTER FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4348 RICE LAKE ROAD.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0607R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE NORTHWEST CORNER AREA STUDY, A NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN FOR THE AREA NEAR THE AIRPARK, ARROWHEAD ROAD AND RICE LAKE ROAD.   REFERRED BACK TO ADMINISTRATION

00-0626R - RESOLUTION OVERTURNING A PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION GRANTING A WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE VARIANCE TO BETTY GEORGE SOLA, ET AL., FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 701 LAKE AVENUE.   FAILED 2 (Fena, Stewart) - 6 - 1 (Gilbert abstained)

00-0627R - RESOLUTION REAFFIRMING A PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION GRANTING A WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE VARIANCE TO BETTY GEORGE SOLA, ET AL., FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 701 LAKE AVENUE.   PASSED 6 - 2 (Fena, Stewart) - 1 (Gilbert 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 ordinance was read for the first time:

00-032-O - AN ORDINANCE CONVEYING TO SSG CORPORATION AN EXISTING CITY SEWER EASEMENT ON LOT 1, RONDING ACRE TRACTS AND ADJACENT PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF HERMANTOWN AND ACCEPTING FROM SSG CORPORATION THE DEDICATION OF A REPLACEMENT SEWER EASEMENT IN SAID PROPERTY.   1ST READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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

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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS
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