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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 12/17/2014 3:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - 3rd Floor
The Library Board will meet during the 3:30 portion of the meeting. Public Hearings at 5:30 p.m. There will be no meetings on Wednesdays, December 24 and 31.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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CO 14-50 11Communications & Receive/FileLetters from the Department of Safety and Inspections declaring 684 Sims Avenue and 688 Sixth Street East as nuisance properties. (For notification purposes only; public hearings will be scheduled at a later date if necessary.)Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 14-74 12Administrative OrderAmending the 2014 spending budget in the Sewer Utility Fund 640.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 14-75 13Administrative OrderAmending the budget of the Public Works Solid Waste and Energy Fund.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 14-76 24Administrative OrderAmending the 2014 spending budget in the Public Works Administration Fund 730.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 14-77 15Administrative OrderAmending the 2014 spending budget in the General Fund, Financial Services accounting unit.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 14-78 16Administrative OrderAmending the 2014 spending budget for the Office of Technology and Communications - Information Services.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 14-81 17Administrative OrderAmending the 2014 spending budget in the Assessment Fund, Local Improvement Assessments accounting unit.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
RES 14-2179 18ResolutionApproving the Mayor's reappointments of Jon Schumacher and Alex Bajwa to serve on the Neighborhood Star Board.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2182 19ResolutionApproving the Mayor's appointments of Larry Gilbertson and Judith Donohue to serve on the Ramsey County Workforce Investment Board.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2181 210ResolutionApproving the Mayor's appointments of Hua Vang, Rebecca Mino, and Tracy Sides to serve on the Saint Paul - Ramsey County Food and Nutrition Commission.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2183 111ResolutionApproving the Mayor's reappointments of Emily Shively, Daniel Edgerton, William Lindeke, Rebecca Noecker, Jun-Li Wang, and Terri Thao to serve on the Planning Commission.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2187 112ResolutionApproving the Mayor's appointments of Natalie Fedie and Seun Aiyese, and the reappointments of Rich Ginsberg, James Carlson Otero, Wade Luneberg, Todd Axtel, John Marshall, and Erin Dady to serve on the Visit Saint Paul Board of Directors.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2193 113ResolutionApproving the Mayor's reappointments of Gloria Bogen, Daniel Ward, Vince Courtney, and Joyce Maddox; and the appointment of Mairlyn Porter as alternate to serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2194 114ResolutionApproving the Mayor's reappointments of Therese Buckley, Harriet Mednick, Joann Ellis, Amy Moser, Carol Neumann, Kathy Kelso, Jocelyn Schowalter, and Nancy Utoft to serve on the Advisory Committee on Aging.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2195 115ResolutionApproving the Mayor's reappointments of Matt Hill and David Wagner to serve on the Historic Preservation Commission.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2196 116ResolutionApproving the Mayor's appointments of Derek Anders-Turner, Julie Bauch, Jerrod Brown, Ian Davy, Julio Fesser, Jim Flaherty, Cushmeer Hainees, Tammy Hartman, Bryan Langford, Neng Lee, Thomas McCarthy, James McClean, Paul McGinley, Michael Sturdivant, Adam Szymanski, and Angie Weise to serve on the Business Review Council.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2197 117ResolutionApproving the Mayor's reappointments of Jim McGuinn and Sharon DeMark, and the appointments of Chris Widdess and Lana Barkawi to serve on the Cultural STAR Board.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2178 118ResolutionApproving the legislative agenda of the City of Saint Paul for the 2015 Minnesota legislative session.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
Min 14-54 119Approval of MinutesApproving the minutes of the October 15 and 22, 2014 City Council meetings.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH OA 14-32 220Resolution LH Other Appeal TypeMaking recommendation to Ramsey County on the application of William M. Kronschnabel of Kueppers, Kronschnabel & Daly, P.A., on behalf of Michelle Rae Wilson, for repurchase of tax forfeited property at 690 IGLEHART AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2092 121ResolutionApproving the City's cost of providing Certificate of Occupancy fees billed August 18 to September 12, 2014, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for January 20, 2015 and City Council Public Hearing for March 4, 2015 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. CRT1505, Assessment No. 158204)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2094 122ResolutionApproving the City's cost of providing Boarding and/or Securing services during October 2014, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for January 20, 2015 and City Council Public Hearing for March 4, 2015 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J1504B, Assessment No. 158103)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2095 123ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Graffiti Removal services from September 22 through October 30, 2014, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for January 20, 2015 and City Council Public Hearing for March 4, 2015 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J1503P, Assessment No. 158402)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2096 124ResolutionApproving the City's cost of providing Emergency Abatement services from June through August 2014, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for January 20, 2015 and City Council Public Hearing for March 4, 2015 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J1503A, Assessment No. 158502)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2131 125ResolutionApproving a request by Opus Development Company, L.L.C. to release easements over portions of the properties at 174-224 West Seventh Street.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2150 126ResolutionApproving the City of Saint Paul's participation in the financing of the expansion and renovation of the Minnesota Children's Museum.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2174 127ResolutionAuthorizing the execution and delivery of a Master Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement dated January 9, 2015 and a Separate Lease Schedule with respect to the acquisition, purchase, financing and leasing of certain local area network equipment and software; authorizing the execution and delivery of documents required in connection therewith; and authorizing the taking of all other actions necessary to the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this resolution.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2172 128ResolutionAuthorizing the execution and delivery of Property Schedules No. 5 and 6 to a tax-exempt/lease purchase agreement and related documents for the purchase of public safety equipment, public works equipment, and certain other capital equipment and determining other matters in connection therewith.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2145 129ResolutionAuthorizing the Fire Department to enter into a joint powers agreement with Inver Hills Community College to provide services for the EMS Academy January 7 through April 24, 2015.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2077 130ResolutionApproving the Memorandum of Agreement (January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2017) between the City of Saint Paul and AFSCME District Council 5, Technical, Local 1842 for the purpose of establishing rules for health insurance eligibility for part-time employees.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2085 131ResolutionApproving the Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Saint Paul and the International Association of Firefighters, Local 21 to establish promotion rights from one classification to another for employees in the classifications of Fire Captain, Fire Training Assistant and EMS Coordinator.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2112 132ResolutionAuthorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into Joint Powers Agreements with the Saint Paul School District to permit Independent School District #625 to enroll designated areas within College Park, Langford Park, and Marydale Park into the Minnesota School Forest Program.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2026 134ResolutionApproving the 2014 Cultural STAR Round 2 Projects.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2128 135ResolutionDesignating Como Avenue from Gateway Drive to Dale Street as an Urban District and setting the speed limit at 30 mph.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2130 138ResolutionAuthorizing the proper City Officials to apply for and enter into a grant agreement with State of Minnesota for Bridge Bonding Funds for Wheelock Parkway Bridge.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2189 139ResolutionApproving adverse action against the Sidewalk Contractor license held by YAW Construction Group, Inc.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2158 340ResolutionApproving the 2015 Performance Agreement between the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network and the City of Saint Paul.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2149 133ResolutionAuthorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a management agreement with Dockside, LLC for the management services of Como Lakeside Pavilion.Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
RES 14-1910 136ResolutionSetting fine amounts for violations of Legislative Code section 161 pertaining to parking restrictions during a continuous winter parking ban.Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
RES 14-2129 337ResolutionCreating a prioritized bridge replacement list.Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
Ord 14-47 241OrdinanceMemorializing City Council action granting the application of John D. Lenzi to rezone property at 662 Payne Ave from B2 Community Business to T2 Traditional Neighborhood, and amending Chapter 60 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to the Saint Paul zoning map. (Public hearing held November 5, 2014)Laid Over to Final Adoption  Action details Video Video
Ord 14-48 242OrdinanceMemorializing City Council action granting the application of Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) to rezone the property at 627 Wells St from R4 One-family residential to T2 Traditional Neighborhood and amending Chapter 60 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to the Saint Paul zoning map. (Public hearing held November 5, 2014)Laid Over to Final Adoption  Action details Video Video
Ord 14-52 143OrdinanceAdministrative Ordinance placing the classification titled Public Information Manager in the unclassified service pursuant to Section 12.03.2(H) of the City of Saint Paul Charter. (Civil Service Commission approval needed prior to Mayor's approval)Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Video Video
RES 14-2240 1 ResolutionApproving and authorizing subordination of a STAR loan made to Urban Organics.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 14-2076 2 ResolutionApproving and adopting the Saint Paul Public Library Agency Budget.Override of Mayor's Line Items VetoPass Action details Not available
Ord 14-49 144OrdinanceAmending Chapter 33 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to permit fees.Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Video Video
Ord 14-50 145OrdinanceAmending Chapter 40 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to fire certificate of occupancy.Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Video Video
Ord 14-51 146OrdinanceAmending Chapter 43 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to Vacant Buildings.Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-349 147Resolution-Public HearingApproving adverse action against all licenses held by Thai Ginger Restaurant, Inc., d/b/a Thai Ginger at 173 Robert Street South. (Public hearing held December 17)Laid OverPass Action details Video Video
PH 14-25 148Public Hearing-Misc.Public hearing to consider the report of the Administrative Law Judge concerning all licenses held by Pet Enterprises Motortech, Inc., d/b/a Pet Auto Repair at 44 Acker Street East. (Public hearing continued from December 17)Continue Public HearingPass Action details Not available
ABZA 14-4 149Appeal-BZAPublic hearing to consider the appeal of Steve and Jenny Virkus to a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) denying a request for a parking variance at 814 Grand Avenue.GrantedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-341 150Resolution-Public HearingExtending the cable franchise held by Comcast of St. Paul until May 1, 2015.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-343 151Resolution-Public HearingAmending the City's 2014 Capital Improvement and Capital Projects Budgets to reflect the issuance of the Series 2014F and 2014G Sales Tax Revenue Bonds and a transfer from the City's special assessment fund.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-365 152Resolution-Public HearingApproving year-end adjustments to the 2014 budget.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-352 153Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $925,000 to recognize funding from the FY 2015 Parks and Trails Legacy Fund Allocation to continue the Mississippi River Trail project, and authorizing the appropriate City officials to enter into the agreement amendment.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-342 154Resolution-Public HearingAccepting pass-through grant dollars in the amount of $12,400 from the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the Cycles for Change Community Partners Bike Library Project, and adding $12,400 to the 2014 budget.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-353 155Resolution-Public HearingApproving the amendment of the Tax Increment Financing Plan for the Spruce Tree/Metz Bakery tax increment financing district.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-354 156Resolution-Public HearingReciting a proposal for a Housing Finance Program for a senior multi-family rental housing development, giving preliminary approval to the project and the Program pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 462C, authorizing the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota to issue conduit housing revenue bonds and authorizing the preparation of necessary documents and materials in connection with said project and Program (East Seventh and Bates Senior Housing Project).AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-359 357Resolution-Public HearingApproving and authorizing amendments to the Neighborhood Stabilization Program budgets.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-355 158Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Police Department's grants fund in the amount of $28,700 for the Auto Theft Grant.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-333 159Resolution-Public HearingApproving the Energy Park Utility Company Schedule A.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-344 160Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending budgets in the Department of Public Works in the amount of $3,681,349 for the Prince Street Construction Project, approved on Council File RES PH 13-60, in order to cover the additional costs associated with soil contamination and remediation efforts and the added costs to purchase the right-of-way necessary to construct the roadways.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-340 161Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the capital budget for the Department of Public Works by adding $13,512 of Trunk Highway funding and a $14,877 Macalester College contribution to the Signalized Intersection Safety Improvements Program in order to install a Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon System at Snelling and Lincoln.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-217 162Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Department of Public Works in the amount of $438,193 to close out Northwest Traffic Study Project.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 14-345 263Resolution-Public HearingAmending the 2014 budget in the Public Works Right of Way Maintenance fund by $1,948,791 to reflect additional winter maintenance costs, street repairs, one-sided parking ban, and Kellogg Street bridge restrictions.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH OA 14-30 271Resolution LH Other Appeal TypeAppeal of William T. Dillon to a Public Works letter denying an encroachment permit for a fence at 1401 ELEANOR AVENUE. (Public Hearing continued from November 19 and December 3)Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
RLH SAO 14-44 275Resolution LH Summary Abatement OrderAppeal of Daniel Veesenmeyer to a Summary and Vehicle Abatement Order at 171 GRANITE STREET.Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
RLH VBR 14-90 264Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of John Schoenherr to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 297 AURORA AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VO 14-61 265Resolution LH Vacate OrderAppeal of Gloria Fuchs to a Revocation of Fire Certificate of Occupancy and Order to Vacate at 1652 BLAIR AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH FCO 14-162 266Resolution LH Fire C of O OR Correction OrderAppeal of Nicholas Davis to a Fire Inspection Correction Notice at 1393 BREDA AVENUE. (Public hearing continued from December 17)Referred  Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-98 267Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Xeng Xiong and Mai Y Vang to a Vacant Building Registration Fee at 752 BUSH AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH FCO 14-175 268Resolution LH Fire C of O OR Correction OrderAppeal of Isaac Erickson to a Re-Inspection Fire Certificate of Occupancy with Deficiencies at 703 CASE AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-91 269Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Kenneth Cobb to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 512 CENTRAL AVENUE WEST.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH FCO 14-178 270Resolution LH Fire C of O OR Correction OrderAppeal of John Mann to a Fire Inspection Correction Notice at 1707 COTTAGE AVENUE EAST.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-95 272Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Jeff Sullivan for DeLisle Co. to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 1084 EUCLID STREET.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-94 273Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Sandra Shirek for ESJ Partners to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 1340 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-92 274Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Cassandra Apostolou to a Vacant Building Registration Fee at 748 GRAND AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VO 14-60 276Resolution LH Vacate OrderAppeal of Paul Ziezulewicz, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, on behalf of Robert Lankford, to a Revocation of Fire Certificate of Occupancy and Order to Vacate at 992 HATCH AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH OA 14-33 277Resolution LH Other Appeal TypeAppeal of Benjamin Murphy to an Enforcement Notice at 996 IVY AVENUE EAST.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH RR 14-22 278Resolution LH Substantial Abatement OrderOrdering the razing and removal of the structures at 522 LAWSON AVENUE EAST within fifteen (15) days after the December 17, 2014, City Council Public Hearing.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH FCO 14-155 279Resolution LH Fire C of O OR Correction OrderAppeal of Kyle Dalton for Asbury Real Estate to a Re-Inspection Fire Certificate of Occupancy with Deficiencies at 1958 MARGARET STREET. (Public Hearing continued from November 19)Adopted As Amended  Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-93 280Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Delbert Moore to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 134 MARIA AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-97 281Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Gary Southward to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 723 PLUM STREET.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH CO 14-17 282Resolution LH Correction Order (Code Enforcement Only)Appeal of Thomas Lieberman to a Correction Notice at 1605 SELBY AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH RR 14-23 283Resolution LH Substantial Abatement OrderOrdering the razing and removal of the structures at 1179 SEMINARY AVENUE within fifteen (15) days (corrected to five (5) days) after the December 17, 2014, City Council Public Hearing.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-81 284Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Mark Saliterman to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 295 SUMMIT AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH TA 14-656 185Resolution LH Tax Assessment AppealAmending Council File RLH VO 14-53, adopted November 5, 2014, to grant Greg Daniel an additional extension for property at 1519 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WEST.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VBR 14-88 286Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Kurt Evans for Cross Family Real Estate Holdings to a Vacant Building Registration Fee at 426 VANCE STREET. (Public hearing continued from December 17)Continue Public Hearing  Action details Not available
RLH CO 14-18 287Resolution LH Correction Order (Code Enforcement Only)Appeal of Jon E. Paulson for LeeAnn M. Warner to a Correction Notice at 556 YORK AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
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