ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING REPLACEMENT
Monday, September 25, 2000, 7:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL - ABSENT:  Fena

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RESOLUTION RECONSIDERED

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 - 1 (Stewart) - 1 (Gilbert abstained) - 1 (Fena absent)

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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)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSENT AGENDA

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

00-0646R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE NON INTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO LAKESIDE LESTER PARK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, (LESTER RIVER FESTIVAL), LESTER PARK.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0657R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, INC., FOR BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK/PHASE I - DEMOLITION AND GRADING, IN THE AMOUNT OF $440,700.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0569R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF LYNN LANDSTROM AND MARY WICTOR TO ANIMAL HUMANE BOARD REPLACING MARY VALENTINE AND PATRICIA MOYER.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0620R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDMENT TO THE SPECIFICATION FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF METER MECHANIC.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0621R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENT TO THE SPECIFICATION FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR COMPUTER OPERATOR.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0648R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF STEPHEN BIANCHI TO DULUTH STATE CONVENTION CENTER ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD REPLACING PHILIP ROLLE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0629R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND HESS, ROISE AND COMPANY FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $8,500 FOR EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT OF GRANITOID STREETS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0640R - RESOLUTION VACATING LOMBARD STREET BETWEEN 40TH AND 41ST AVENUES EAST (BERG).   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0633R - RESOLUTION REIMBURSING THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY $75,000 FOR EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PRIMATE CONSERVATION CENTER OF THE CHILDREN'S ZOO COMPLEX.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0642R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A $9,899 GRANT FROM THE NORTHLAND FOUNDATION TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THE "BOOK TIME WITH YOUR BABY" PROJECT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0630R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL SYSTEMS AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF CENTRAL ENTRANCE WITH TRINITY ROAD AND JOSHUA STREET AND AT THE SOUTH MALL ENTRANCE ON TRINITY ROAD.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0647R - 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, ESTIMATED AT $402,127.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0649R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO VIELE CONTRACTING INCORPORATED FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A SIX INCH WATER MAIN EXTENSION TO SERVE TWO LOTS ON WEST SIXTH STREET WEST OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST IN DULUTH PROPER THIRD DIVISION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,122.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0623R- RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH LYLE BRIAN NELSON AND MARCIA A. NELSON TO PETITION FOR A PERMANENT IMPROVEMENT OF SOUTH 32ND STREET.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0634R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEDICATION OF UTILITY EASEMENTS ON LOT 26, AUDITORS PLAT NO. 1, FROM JOSEPH J. MEESE AND CHERYL D. MEESE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0635R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF STORM SEWERS ON HUGO AVENUE AND PALM STREET AND KINGSTON STREET BETWEEN 49TH AVENUE EAST AND 50TH AVENUE EAST, IN THE AMOUNT OF $106,478.29.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0636R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEDICATION OF UTILITY EASEMENTS ON LOTS 35 AND 36, AUDITORS PLAT NO. 1, FROM EDUCATIONAL FRONTIERS, INC.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0637R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT OF NOT TO EXCEED $40,000 FOR POLICE OVERTIME EXPENSES THROUGH A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY, WORK FORCE SERVICES BRANCH, UNDER THE JUVENILE ACCOUNTABILITY INCENTIVE BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0643R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE, UNDER THE BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $62,261.96.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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

00-0419R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENTS OF JOHN AROTTA, ERIC KAISER, DALE M. JOHNSON AND MARY SCHLOSSER TO SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY REPLACING DAVID GADDIE, MARY OLSON AND STEPHAN SCHERER, RESPECTIVELY.   SPLIT RESOLUTION -- (a) PASSED 6 - 2 (Stewart, Stover); (b) PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0631R - RESOLUTION JOINING WITH DULUTH, GEORGIA, IN A CELEBRATION OF OUR COMMON NAME AND HERITAGE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0638R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A WORK PERMIT TO SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A SOCCER FIELD ON THE OVERFLOW PARKING LOT AT THE GRAND AVENUE FRONTAGE OF SPIRIT MOUNTAIN (ARROWHEAD YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION).  PASSED 5 - 3 (Hogg, Stewart, Stover)

00-0639R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO CREMATION SOCIETY OF MINNESOTA, FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A CREMATORIUM ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4102 GRAND AVENUE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0645R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE MOUNT ROYAL C-3 SHOPPING CENTER DISTRICT TO ALLOW EXPANSION OF THE SUPER VALU.   PASSED 7-1 (Hogg)

00-0632R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FIVE YEAR LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY FOR CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF A SOCCER FACILITY.   PASSED 7 - 1 (Stewart)

00-0644R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL'S LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES FOR THE 2001 SESSION OF THE MINNESOTA STATE LEGISLATURE.   (REPLACEMENT)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0489R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPLY FOR A LOAN FROM THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $1,443,100 TO FINANCE THE EXTENSION AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY TO SERVE THE FOND DU LAC NEIGHBORHOOD.   FAILED 3 - 5 (Eckenberg, Edwards, Hogg)

00-0538R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPLY FOR A LOAN FROM THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $1,789,722 TO FINANCE THE EXTENSION AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY TO SERVE THE FOND DU LAC NEIGHBORHOOD.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0659R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ENGAGEMENT OF RLK-KUUSISTO TO PROVIDE CONSULTING SERVICES, NOT TO EXCEED $4,900.   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 9/27/1999)   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) SENT TO ADMINISTRATION

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

00-031-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8938, ADOPTED APRIL 17, 1989, AND CHAPTER 28A OF DULUTH CITY CODE CONCERNING HERITAGE PRESERVATION. (TABLED 9/11/2000) SEND TO ADMINISTRATION

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

00-033-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF TWO PERMANENT HIGHWAY EASEMENTS AND ONE TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT ADJACENT TO CONGDON BOULEVARD TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY.   1ST READING

00-027-O- AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29A OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO ADOPT THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE, AS AMENDED, AS THE HOUSING CODE OF THE CITY.   1ST READING

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

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