ACTIONS
AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING REPLACEMENT
Tuesday, October 10, 2000, 7:30 p.m.
Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall
411 West First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

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

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

00-0684R - RESOLUTION REQUIRING THE COMPLETION OF AN EAW FOR THE WESTGATE PROJECT. (TABLED 10/2) (REPLACEMENT 2)   REMAINED ON TABLE

00-0685R - RESOLUTION DENYING THE PETITION FOR AN EAW FOR THE WESTGATE PROJECT. (TABLED 10/2) (REPLACEMENT 2)   REMAINED ON TABLE

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

The following entitled resolution was read for the first time:

00-0695R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 1(a) AND RULE 7 OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE CITY COUNCIL.   FIRST READING

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CONSENT AGENDA

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

00-0662R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH DMG-MAXIMUS, TO UPDATE THE CITY'S COST ALLOCATION PLAN IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $14,000.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0669R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY AUDITOR TO FIX A PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR TAXES PAYABLE IN THE YEAR 2001 THAT IS HIGHER THAN THE TAX RATE CALCULATED PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 204B.135 FOR THE CITY FOR TAXES LEVIED IN 1999, COLLECTIBLE IN 2000, AS REQUIRED BY STATE LAW.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0690R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING A STUDY OF TRAFFIC EFFECTS OF A DEVELOPMENT ON MINNESOTA AVENUE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $4,500. (REPLACEMENT)  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0628R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF YVONNE PRETTNER SOLON TO DULUTH STATE CONVENTION CENTER ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD REPLACING AMY WEIDMAN.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0650R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENT TO THE SPECIFICATION FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF CODE/PLAN REVIEW CONSULTANT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0651R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS LEADWORKER, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0661R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENT OF KATIE KRIKORIAN TO DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0674R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF CATHERINE KOEMPTGEN TO DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION REPLACING FRED YOUNGSTRAND.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0694R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF BRUCE BURTON TO TREE COMMISSION REPLACING JOHN PASTOR.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0677R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH SUPERIOR BLACKTOP FOR A BASKETBALL COURT AT THE GRANT RECREATIONAL CENTER, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,750.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0687R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF ELIZABETH STREET LOCATED WEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF WAVERLY AVENUE (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA).   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0688R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF 21ST STREET SOUTH ADJACENT TO PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2040 MINNESOTA AVENUE (LINDSKOG-PETERSON).   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0689R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO LAKE SUPERIOR AND MISSISSIPPI RAILROAD FOR A PARKING LOT AND "TRAIN STATION" ON RAILROAD PROPERTY LOCATED AT FREMONT STREET AND GRAND AVENUE.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0658R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD FOR VOLLEYBALL COURT RENTAL, IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,800.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0663R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES ACCEPTING A GRANT OF $164,000 TO THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR USE AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0665R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A $13,300 GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, FAMILIES AND LEARNING TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SOCCER FIELD AT THE BASE OF THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0680R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTING $56,294 FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COASTAL PROGRAM.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0683R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO CONTRACT WITH JASON BRANDT FOR THE RENTAL OF THE CHESTER BOWL CHALET APARTMENT.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0682R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS FOR THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY ON PARK POINT FOR $104,500.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0686R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0242 AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED PIPING, INC., FOR GAS SERVICE TO NEW CUSTOMERS, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $54,175 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $185,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0672R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT A SANITARY SEWER IN 41ST AVENUE EAST FROM REGENT STREET TO REGENT STREET ALLEY TO SERVE THE SOUTHERLY 94 FEET OF LOTS 7 AND 8, BLOCK 24, LONDON ADDITION TO DULUTH.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0675R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HALLET DOCK COMPANY FOR ANNUAL ROAD SALT CONTRACT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $246,500.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0679R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH LHB ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS, INC., TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE ENGINEERING DIVISION, ESTIMATED AT $19,055.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0666R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA PROVIDED FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH'S PARTICIPATION IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG TASK FORCE. (REPLACEMENT)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0667R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH ONE STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered at this meeting:

00-0676R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO A.W. KUETTEL & ASSOCIATES FOR NEW ROOFS ON THE ARLINGTON, MIDDLE AND WOODLAND PUMP STATION AND HARRISON COMMUNITY CLUB, IN THE AMOUNT OF $63,570.   REFERRED BACK TO ADMINISTRATION

00-0652R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0362 AUTHORIZING THE BUILDING OFFICIAL TO ABATE CERTAIN NUISANCES BY REMOVAL OF STRUCTURALLY UNSOUND BUILDINGS IN THE CITY OF DULUTH.   TABLED

00-0691R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0524, AS TO THE DESIGNATION OF POLLING PLACES FOR THE NOVEMBER 7, 2000, STATE LEGISLATIVE GENERAL ELECTION.   PASSED 7 - 2 (Hogg, Ness)

00-0664R - RESOLUTION RESCINDING RESOLUTION 00-0470 AND AUTHORIZING A 2000 HOME PROGRAM HOME OWNERSHIP DEFERRED PAYMENT LOAN AGREEMENT WITH SPIRIT VALLEY CITIZENS' NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (SVCNDA) IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $61,000.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0668R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENTS WITH NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES, INC., HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, AND NORTHERN COMMUNITIES LAND TRUST PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 00D-49.  PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0692R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS RELATED TO THE WESTGATE PROJECT.   AMENDED AND PASSED 7 - 2 (Gilbert, Stover)

00-0693R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS RELATED TO THE WESTGATE PROJECT AND DENYING THE ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMITS.   FAILED 2 - 7 (Gilbert, Stover)

00-0697R - RESOLUTION ASSIGNING THE FUNCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENTAL UNIT (RGU) FOR PREPARATION OF AND REVIEW OF ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE WESTGATE PROJECT TO ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCILAMENDED AND PASSED 8 - 0 - 1 (Stenberg abstained)

00-0700R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE HIRING OF OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE WESTGATE PROJECT IS EXEMPT UNDER STATE STATUE CHAPTER 4410, DETERMINATION OF OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO BE MADE BY THE CITY COUNCIL PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR A NOT TO EXCEED COST OF $2,000.  (REPLACEMENT)   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0670R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO LEASE ANTENNA SPACE ON THE CHESTER BOWL SKI JUMP STRUCTURE TO NORTHERN PCS SERVICES, LLC, FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $6,000 PER YEAR.   AMENDED AND PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0671R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO LEASE ANTENNA SPACE ON THE WOODLAND WATER TOWER TO NORTHERN PCS SERVICES, LLC, FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $16,200 PER YEAR.   PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0678R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO KBJR NEWS 6 FOR AN ENERGY WISE MEDIA CAMPAIGN, IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,834.43.   AMENDED AND PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0673R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH, TB PARTNERSHIP AND JENNIFER M. HUNTLEY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT OF AN EIGHT INCH PVC SEWER MAIN IN NORTH SEVENTH AVENUE WEST FROM SECOND ALLEY TO APPROXIMATELY 75 FEET NORTHERLY.   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

00-026-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:

00-034-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $1,530,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF.   FIRST READING

00-035-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $570,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF.   FIRST READING

00-038-O - AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A ONE YEAR NONRESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT MORATORIUM IN THE MINNESOTA POINT AREA.   FIRST READING

00-036-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ADJACENT TO GARFIELD AVENUE TO SPAD FOR THE UPS EXPANSION PROJECT FOR $13,800.   FIRST READING

00-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN LINCOLN PARK TO JO-ED PARTNERS FOR $22,500.   FIRST READING

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

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.   AMENDED AND PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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