ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, December 18, 2000

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - August 14, 2000. -- APPROVED

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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 STORMWATER 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. (RETABLED 12/4/2000) (AMENDMENT) (REPLACEMENT 2) -- PASSED 8 - 1 (Eckenberg)

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

The following entitled resolution was read for the first time:

00-0862R - RESOLUTION ADDING A NEW RULE 18 TO THE STANDING RULES OF THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL; REQUIRING RESOLUTIONS GRANTING BUSINESS SUBSIDIES TO BE READ AND REMAIN ON FILE FOR AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE PASSAGE. -- FIRST READING

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

00-0799R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF THE RESURFACING OF 48TH AVENUE EAST FROM PEABODY STREET TO 140 FEET NORTHERLY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0858R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NUMBER 18320, AS AMENDED, WITH FRYBERGER, BUCHANAN, SMITH & FREDERICK, P.A., FOR LEGAL SERVICES BY INCREASING THE AMOUNT PAYABLE BY AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $21,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0859R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NUMBER 18365, AS AMENDED, WITH F.I. SALTER COMPANY, INC., BY INCREASING THE AMOUNT PAYABLE BY AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0831R - RESOLUTION AWARDING SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH MAR COMPUTER SERVICES FOR PROGRAMMING AND RELATED SERVICES, AT A COST OF APPROXIMATELY $15,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0838R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SUPERIOR FORD, INC., FOR EIGHT MARKED PATROL VEHICLES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $170,256. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0839R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTH STAR GARAGE, INC., FOR TWO DODGE DURANGOS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $53,466.40. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0848R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSES OF PIZZA HUT OF AMERICA (PIZZA HUT), 1918 LONDON ROAD AND 17 WEST CENTRAL ENTRANCE, TRANSFERRED TO SKY VENTURES, LLC (PIZZA HUT), SAME ADDRESSES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0849R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN OFF SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO TOM POTTER, INC. (SIXTH AVENUE ICO), 527 NORTH SIXTH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0850R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE NONINTOXICATING MALT LIQUOR LICENSE AND AN ON SALE WINE LICENSE TO BEANER'S CENTRAL, INC. (BEANER'S CENTRAL), 324 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0851R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE TO DULUTH COMMUNITY SAILING ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0852R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0092 AWARDING CONTRACT TO LAKE SUPERIOR OFFICE FURNITURE FOR OFFICE FURNITURE, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $13,158.16 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $59,208.84. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0856R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH GAMBLERS INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR THE OPERATION OF AN OUTREACH GAMBLING PROGRAM DURING YEAR 2001, AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $90,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0824R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF MARY JANE SMYTHE TO ANIMAL HUMANE BOARD REPLACING PATRICIA GRAHEK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0825R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF LARRY SUNDBERG TO BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS REPLACING DONNA SCORSE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0826R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENTS OF MARK ERICKSON AND JOHN MORRISON TO JOINT AIRPORT ZONING BOARD REPLACING ROBERTA DWYER AND JAMES LAUMEYER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0827R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF LOUISE YOUNT TO TREE COMMISSION REPLACING ROCKY ANDERSON. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0836R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBORDINATION OF A HOME PROGRAM AGREEMENT MORTGAGE EXECUTED BY LIFE HOUSE, INC. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0840R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ACQUISITION BY THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY OF WETLAND REPLACEMENT CREDITS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0842R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD MATCHING GRANT FUNDS AGREEMENT WITH LOWER CHESTER HOCKEY ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0844R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD MATCHING GRANT FUNDS AGREEMENT WITH WAVERLY PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COMMITTEE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0845R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD MATCHING GRANT FUNDS AGREEMENT WITH LAKESIDE/LESTER PARK COMMUNITY CLUB (LLPCC). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0853R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH-SUPERIOR PUBLIC ACCESS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC., FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS CABLECASTING, TRAINING, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES IN 2001 FOR AN AMOUNT OF $170,950. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0832R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH NORTHLAND CONSULTING ENGINEERS, L.L.P., FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN ENGINEERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE LONDON ROAD ARMORY BUILDING ASSESSMENT, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $16,048. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0837R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE RECREATION GRANT AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY RELATING TO THE LAKE SUPERIOR AND MISSISSIPPI RAILROAD. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0846R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT NO. 18805 WITH THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY REGARDING PARTICIPATION BY THE AUTHORITY IN THE CITY'S SELF INSURANCE FUND DURING 2000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0847R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH FOND DU LAC RESERVATION BUSINESS COMMITTEE FOR PROVIDING LIFEGUARD SERVICES FOR THE RESERVATIONS ELDER EXERCISE PROGRAM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0841R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT LEASING 16 PARKING SPACES FROM ST. LOUIS COUNTY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0855R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SILO SYSTEMS, DIVISION OF HRKAL COMPANIES, FOR FLY ASH STORAGE SILO, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,343.81. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0860R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO VENTURE FUELS FOR PROVIDING COAL, IN THE AMOUNT OF ESTIMATED ANNUAL TOTALS FOR YEAR 2003/2004 OF $1,030,454.53 AND FOR YEAR 2004/2005 OF $1,048,636,35. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0830R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF 153 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN 38TH AVENUE WEST FROM FOURTH STREET TO FIFTH STREET ALLEY (CITY JOB NO. 9280SA00) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $22,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0833R - RESOLUTION INDEMNIFYING THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRANTING OF A MINNESOTA STATE AID VARIANCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF KEENE CREEK BRIDGE ON SKYLINE PARKWAY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0834R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT A DRAINAGE DITCH AND STORM SEWER IN KINGSTON ALLEY FROM 51ST AVENUE EAST TO 52ND AVENUE EAST (CITY JOB NO.9044ST98). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0857R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (HRA) FOR PROFESSIONAL RIGHT-OF-WAY AND EASEMENT ACQUISITION SERVICES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0861R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH, ACTING IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LEIF ERIKSON RESTORATION GROUP, TO APPLY FOR A COASTAL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GRANT TO BE USED FOR A DISPLAY SHELTER FOR THE VIKING SHIP IN LEIF ERIKSON PARK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0854R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BUILDING OFFICIALS FOR THE PUBLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE NOT TO EXCEED $2,250. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

END OF CONSENT AGENDA
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The following entitled resolutions were also considered at this meeting:

00-0866R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2001 BUDGET OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR CENTER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0865R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH BENEDEK BROADCASTING CORPORATION AND MELROSE PYROTECHNICS FOR THE FIREWORKS PRODUCTION DONE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE WARMER BY THE LAKE EVENT JANUARY 1, 2001. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0843R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT (NATURAL GAS) WITH RICE LAKE TOWNSHIP. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

00-0864R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING FIXED CHARGE WATER RATES EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER JANUARY 1, 2001, AND RESCINDING ALL PRIOR INCONSISTENT OR CONFLICTING RESOLUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH RATES. -- TABLED

00-0863R - RESOLUTION ADJUSTING THE CUSTOMER CHARGE AND USER CHARGES FOR THE CITY'S WASTEWATER FACILITIES. -- 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:

00-048-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES IN THE CITY OF DULUTH; AMENDING SECTIONS 28-64 AND 28-71 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- FIRST READING

00-047-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT NO. 18154 WITH AND SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN LINCOLN PARK TO DULUTH BUILDING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. -- FIRST READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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. -- PASSED 8 - 1 (Gilbert)

00-045-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE YEAR 2001. -- ORDINANCE SPLIT:  (a) All BUT Seaway Port Authority - PASSED 8 - 1 (Gilbert); (b) Seaway Port Authority ONLY - PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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

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