ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
December 4, 2000

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Councilor Ness

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

00-0778R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF JIM SCHWERDT TO BUILDING APPEAL BOARD REPLACING GWIN WHITNEY. (TABLED 11/27/2000) -- PASSED 5 - 3 (Eckenberg, Hogg, Stover)

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

00-0811R - RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CITY COUNCIL FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO WALLACE AVENUE. (REPLACEMENT) (AMENDMENT) (TABLED 11/27/2000) -- RETABLED

00-0777R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH MINNESOTA POWER AND HARTLEY NATURE CENTER CORPORATION. (TABLED 11/27/2000) -- PASSED 7 - 1 (Stover)

00-0720R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0522 RELATING TO BUSINESS SUBSIDY CRITERIA. (TABLED 10/23/2000) -- 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.

00-0828R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SUPERIOR GLASS, INC., FOR INSTALLING ADA IMPROVEMENTS AT THE MAIN LIBRARY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,302. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0796R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF DEBRA BRANLEY AND ROBERT REICHERT TO DULUTH HOUSING COMMISSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0797R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF GLENN EVAVOLD AND BRIAN FREDRICKSON TO ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0798R- RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF THOMAS SHEFCHIK AND ROGER WEDIN TO PLANNING COMMISSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0817R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING REAPPOINTMENTS OF LARRY JENESON AND MARTIN MEHLING TO DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN COMMISSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0800R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HOME PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT WITH NORTHERN COMMUNITIES LAND TRUST. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0812R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO SUBMIT AND ACCEPT, IF AWARDED, AN APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS FROM THE COASTAL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM, AND EXECUTE ANY AND ALL OF THE GRANT AGREEMENTS NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAID GRANT IN AN AMOUNT OF $12,632. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0822R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION 00D-63. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0795R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ARROWHEAD REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION FOR A PERFORMANCE BASED CONTRACT FOR THE CITY'S SENIOR DINING PROGRAM FOR A REIMBURSEMENT OF $2.01 FOR EACH ELIGIBLE MEAL SERVED AND AT THE RATE OF $0.50 IN ADDITION TO THE $2.01 FOR EACH EXPANSION MEAL SERVED TO NEW ELIGIBLE PERSONS, NOT TO EXCEED $184,711. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0806R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES FOR APPROXIMATELY 67,100 HOT MEALS, IN THE APPROXIMATE TOTAL COST OF $165,407.50. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0813R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH FOR DULUTH HEIGHTS, FOR THE OPERATION OF THE DULUTH SENIOR DINING PROGRAM FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2001, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2001, AT A COST OF $6,804. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0829R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT TO HOLD HARMLESS THE LAKE SUPERIOR CENTER AUTHORITY IN RETURN FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN GROUNDS FOR A SLIDING HILL, HAYRIDES AND PARKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE WARMER BY THE LAKE CELEBRATION TO BE HELD JANUARY 1, 2001, AND THE HOLIDAY SING-ALONG EVENT TO BE HELD DECEMBER 14, 2000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0809R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR AND EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES' COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,400 FOR PARK POINT PLANNING. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0815R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO APPLY FOR A $12,000 GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO BE USED IN A TROUT STREAM TRIBUTARY MAPPING PROJECT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0816R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A $27,000 GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO BE USED FOR A WATERSHED EDUCATION PROGRAM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0808R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF 125 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN 41ST AVENUE EAST FROM REGENT STREET TO REGENT STREET ALLEY (CITY JOB NO. 9295SA00) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $21,500. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0807R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AUTHORIZED BY RESOLUTION 00-0581, DECREASING THE ESTIMATED COST THEREOF TO THE CITY BY $135,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0814R- RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 99-0674 AWARDING CONTRACT TO SHORT ELLIOT HENDRICKSON, INC., FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR TRINITY ROAD/CENTRAL ENTRANCE, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $135,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $275,115. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

00-0818R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2001, TO DECEMBER 31, 2001, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0819R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2001, TO DECEMBER 31, 2001, BUDGET OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0820R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2001, TO DECEMBER 31, 2001, BUDGET OF THE DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0821R - RESOLUTION DISTRIBUTING THE ESTIMATED 2001 TOURISM TAXES OF HOTEL-MOTEL AND FOOD AND BEVERAGE. -- PASSED 7 - 1 (Stover)

00-0823R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA'S GENERAL, DEBT SERVICE, CAPITAL PROJECTS AND STOREFRONT LOAN FUND BUDGETS FOR 2001.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0810R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE FOND DU LAC SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(a) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $2,200,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCES TABLED

00-038-O - AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A ONE YEAR NONRESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT MORATORIUM IN THE MINNESOTA POINT AREA. (AMENDMENT) (TABLED 10/23/2000) -- REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION

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:

00-044-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2001 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. -- FIRST READING

00-045-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE YEAR 2001. -- FIRST READING

00-046-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN WEST DULUTH TO MENARD, INC. -- FIRST READING

The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:

00-043-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN EXCESS CITY PROPERTY TO VARIOUS PARTIES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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