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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/6/2019 3:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - 3rd Floor
Public Hearings at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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CO 19-55 11OTAs 1286 Sherburne Ave & 31 Winter StCommunications & Receive/FileLetters from the Department of Safety and Inspections declaring 1286 Sherburne Avenue and 31 Winter Street 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 19-51 12Parks and Recreation - AO Budget AmendmentAdministrative OrderAuthorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to reallocate $330,000 within its various accounting units in the 2019 adopted budget to most accurately reflect the projected actual spending in each accounting unit and provide the appropriate levels of spending authority.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
RES 19-1792 23Office of Justice Program GrantResolutionAuthorizing the City Attorney’s Office to accept a grant of $279,534 from The Office of Justice Programs of the US Department of Justice and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, and authorizing the execution of a grant agreement.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1940 14 ResolutionAuthorizing the proper City officials to accept a gift stipend from the VERA Institute for Assistant City Attorney Edmundo D. Lijo to attend the SAFE Network Annual Convening in Philadelphia, PA, November 12 - 14, 2019.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
Min 19-45 15Approving October 16 and 23, 2019 Council Meeting MinutesApproval of MinutesApproving the minutes of the October 16 and 23, 2019 City Council meetings.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1845 16Vacant Bldg Reg May 7 to July 22, 2019ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Collection of Vacant Building Registration Fees billed during May 7 to July 22, 2019, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for December 3, 2019 and City Council public hearing for February 5, 2020 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. VB2004, Assessment No. 208803)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1846 17Boarding and/or Securing August 2019ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Boarding and/or Securing services during August 2019, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for December 3, 2019 and City Council public hearing for February 5, 2020 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J2004B, Assessment No. 208103)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1847 18Fire Certificate of Occupancy June 18 to July 13, 2019ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Collection of Fire Certificate of Occupancy Fees billed during June 18 to July 13, 2019, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for December 3, 2019 and City Council public hearing for February 5, 2020 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. CRT2004, Assessment No. 208203)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1848 19Excessive/Abatement Service June 24 to July 22, 2019ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Excessive Use of Inspection or Abatement services billed during June 24 to July 22, 2019, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for December 3, 2019 and City Council public hearing for February 5, 2020 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J2004E, Assessment No. 208303)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1849 110Graffiti Removal May 2 to August 13, 2019ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Graffiti Removal services during May 2 to August 13, 2019, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for December 3, 2019 and City Council public hearing for February 5, 2020 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J2003P, Assessment No. 208402)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1872 111Towing of Abandoned Vehicles Jan to June 2019ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Towing of Abandoned Vehicle services during January to June 2019, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for December 3, 2019 and City Council public hearing for February 5, 2020 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J2001V, Assessment No. 208000)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1907 112National Fallen Firefighters Association donationResolutionAccepting the gift of travel expenses from National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, for Steven Sampson, Deputy Chief SPFD, to attend the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation October meeting in Fort Myers, FL, October 27 - 29, 2019.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1921 113SAFER Grant AcceptanceResolutionAuthorizing the Fire Department to accept the 2018 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant in the amount of $1,470,861 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to hire nine additional firefighters.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1922 1142018 AFG Grant AcceptanceResolutionAuthorizing the Fire Department to accept the 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) in the amount of $341,113.63 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for training for firefighters.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1924 115Energizer Battery DonationResolutionAuthorizing the Fire Department to accept the donation of 240 9-volt batteries from Energizer valued at $324.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1914 116C190419 Property Damage Claim American Family Insurance Co as subrogee of Susan Roach $9,296.42ResolutionAuthorizing payment in the amount of $9,296.42 in full and final settlement of the claim of American Family Insurance Company as subrogee of Susan Roach.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1915 117C190157 Property Damage Claim Progressive Insurance Company as subrogee of Jenna Traut $9,875.75ResolutionAuthorizing payment in the amount of $9,875.75 in full and final settlement of the claim of Progressive Insurance Company as subrogee of Jenna Traut.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1919 118C180206 Property Damage Claim Yost & Bail State Farm Insurance Co as subrogee Susan Flaagan $12,311.53ResolutionAuthorizing payment in the amount of $12,311.53 in full and final settlement of the claim of Yost & Bail as authorized agents of State Farm Insurance Company as subrogee of Susan Flaagan.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1926 119Pipefitters MOA December 2019 Wage & Fringe AdjustmentResolutionApproving the Memorandum of Agreement for the December 2019 Wage and Fringe Adjustment between the City of Saint Paul and the United Association Pipefitters Local Union #455.Laid Over  Action details Not available
RES 19-1905 120Empathy SymposiumResolutionAuthorizing Como Park Zoo and Conservatory to accept funding for two employees to attend the second annual Empathy Symposium hosted by the Advancing Conservation through Empathy for Wildlife Network and Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington, February 18 - February 20, 2020.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1913 121Support Rush Line FTA TOD grantResolutionSupporting an application by Metropolitan Council / Metro Transit and Ramsey County for an FTA grant to conduct Advanced Station Area Planning for the Rush Line BRT Project.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1876 122Accepting the gift of the cost of travel expenses from the American Council on Germany for the Saint Paul Pedestrian Safety Advocate Fay Simer to participate in the Sustainable Urban Development Study TourResolutionAccepting the gift of the cost of travel expenses from the American Council on Germany for Safety Advocate Fay Simer to participate in the Sustainable Urban Development Study Tour.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1723 123Elite Wedding Event - 217 Mackubin StreetResolutionApproving the application with conditions, per the Deputy Legislative Hearing Officer, for Elite Wedding Event LLC (License ID # 20190001160), d/b/a Elite Wedding Event, for a Rental Hall license at 217 Mackubin Street.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1928 124Hope Breakfast Bar - 1 Leech StreetResolutionApproving the application with conditions, per the Deputy Legislative Hearing Officer, for Bing Concepts LLC (License ID #20190002510), d/b/a Hope Breakfast Bar, for Liquor On Sale - 100 Seats or Less, Liquor On Sale - Sunday, and Liquor Outdoor Service Area (Patio) licenses at 1 Leech Street.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1891 125 ResolutionAuthorizing the City to enter into an agreement with Apple for use of their business manager and volume purchase programs.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 19-1870 126 ResolutionCommitting to advocating for the renewable, equitable, and locally-produced energy commitments expressed in the Climate Action and Resilience Plan, and to opposing proposed new fossil fuel energy infrastructure. (Laid over from October 23 and November 6)Laid OverPass Action details Video Video
RES 19-1943 127 ResolutionCommemorating the observance of Veterans Day on November 11, 2019 and recognizing city employees who are veterans.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
Ord 19-69 228Boulevard Rain Garden Minor Text AmendmentOrdinanceAmending Section 105.04 of the Legislative Code to aid construction of boulevard rain gardens.Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Video Video
Ord 19-64 129Dr. David Wetherill Rezoning 600-602 Lawson Avenue WestOrdinanceGranting the application of David Wetherill to rezone property at 600-602 Lawson Avenue West from RM2 Multiple Family Residential to T2 Traditional Neighborhood, and amending Chapter 60 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the zoning map.Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-341 130 Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Office of Financial Services in the amount of $30,000 for a contribution received from the Fund for Cities of Service, Inc.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-365 131MBFTE $107,286.45Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Fire Department in the amount of $107,286.45 for a contribution received from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education to pay for training for firefighters.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-369 132Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce $125.00Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Fire Department in the amount of $125 for a contribution received from the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce for health and wellness equipment for the firefighters.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-366 133Parks Multiple Grant Budget Amendment 10.22.19Resolution-Public HearingAuthorizing an increase in the Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budget in the amount of $1,795,500 to reflect various grant funding awarded in 2019 from the State of Minnesota DEED, Minnesota State Arts Board, Como Friends, Metropolitan Council, and State of Minnesota DNR.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-342 134Budget Amendment adding Ramsey County funding to the 2018 Signalized Intersection Safety Improvements ProgramResolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Department of Public Works Capital Budget by adding Ramsey County funding into the 2018 Signalized Intersection Safety Improvements Program for the replacement of the traffic signal at Lexington and St. Clair.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-367 135 Resolution-Public HearingRecommending an amendment to Saint Paul Regional Water’s 2019 Adopted Budget to record the increased financing and spending from the Minnesota Historical Society Grant for $250,000 for repair to the historic Highland Park Water Tower, and to transfer $285,000 in capital funds to operating funds for a portion of the grant match.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-132 136 Resolution-Public HearingRecommending an amendment to the 2019 adopted budget to record the increase in spending and financing for the demolition of the Highland Reservoir, pipe assessment, modifications and repairs to buildings and structures, and technology improvements.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-358 137SLV - Podium Sports-Turkey Trot - PH 11-6-2019Resolution-Public HearingApproving the application of Podium Sports Marketing for a sound level variance for amplified music or announcements during the Turkey Trot Saint Paul on November 28, 2019 on Shepard Road at Washington Street and at Sherman Street.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH CO 19-15 2461561 Scheffer AveResolution LH Correction OrderAppeal of Fred Sande Sr. to a Correction Notice, including Condemnation, at 1561 SCHEFFER AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH VBR 19-64 238569 Charles Ave.Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Jay Mitchell, on behalf of Quality Residences, to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 569-571 CHARLES AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH TA 19-823 13961 Delos St WResolution LH Tax Assessment AppealAmending Council File RLH AR 19-41 to delete the assessment for Collection of Delinquent Garbage Bills for services during October to December 2018 at 61 DELOS STREET WEST. (File No. CG1901A3, Assessment No. 190056)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH TA 19-824 14061 Delos St WResolution LH Tax Assessment AppealAmending Council File RLH AR 19-75 to delete the assessment for Collection of Delinquent Garbage Bills for services during January to March 2019 at 61 DELOS STREET WEST. (File No. CG1902A2, Assessment No. 190102)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH TA 19-833 141Deleting 1656 Fifth St EResolution LH Tax Assessment AppealAmending Council File RLH AR 19-84 to delete the assessment for Collection of Delinquent Garbage Bills for services during January to March 2019 at 1656 FIFTH STREET EAST. (File No. CG1902C1, Assessment No. 190109)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH RR 19-5 642718 Orange Ave E Remove/RepairResolution LH Substantial Abatement OrderOrdering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 718 ORANGE AVENUE EAST within fifteen (15) days after the March 13, 2019 City Council public hearing. (Amend to 180 days) (Public hearing continued from October 23)Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Not available
RLH RR 19-26 243578 Lafond Ave Remove/RepairResolution LH Substantial Abatement OrderOrdering the rehabilitation or razing and removal of the structures at 578 LAFOND AVENUE within fifteen (15) days after the October 23, 2019 City Council public hearing. (Amend to grant 180 days)Referred  Action details Not available
RLH VBR 19-67 3441798 Nebraska Ave. E.Resolution LH Vacant Building RegistrationAppeal of Miranda Donnelly, of Renters Warehouse on behalf of MNSF T2 SPE, LLC, to a Vacant Building Registration Notice at 1798 NEBRASKA AVENUE EAST.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH SAO 19-52 245958 Reaney Ave.Resolution LH Summary Abatement OrderAppeal of Cedric Benjamin to a Vehicle Abatement Order at 958 REANEY AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH VO 19-46 247454 Smith Ave. N.Resolution LH Vacate OrderAppeal of James Sazevich to a Correction Notice at 454 SMITH AVENUE NORTH.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RLH FCO 19-103 2481370 Snelling Ave NResolution LH Fire C of O OR Correction OrderAppeal of Jim and Jane Ertl to a Fire Inspection Correction Notice at 1370 SNELLING AVENUE NORTH.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES PH 19-337 149 Resolution-Public HearingApproving adverse action against the Auto Body Repair Shop and Auto Repair Garage License held by SKD Auto Tek LLC, d/b/a SKD Auto Tek (License ID # 20170002848) at 80 Cottage Avenue West. (Public hearing continued from October 16)Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
ABZA 19-6 1501780 Goodrich Ave. Daniel CarlsonAppeal-BZAPublic hearing to consider Daniel Carlson's appeal of a decision by the Board of Zoning Appeals approving variances of the lot coverage and height requirements allowing construction of a two-story detached garage in the rear yard of an existing single-family dwelling at 1780 Goodrich Avenue.Laid OverPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-354 151 Resolution-Public HearingEstablishing the Water Charges for 2020. (Public hearing held November 6)Laid OverPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-359 252Setting the 2020 Sanitary Sewer and Storm Sewer rates.Resolution-Public HearingSetting the 2020 Sanitary Sewer and Storm Sewer rates. (Public hearing held November 6)Laid OverPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-377 153 Resolution-Public HearingSetting the recycling service fee for 2020, and authorizing Public Works to request $840,830 in SCORE grant funds from Ramsey County to support the curbside recycling program under contract with Eureka Recycling. (Public hearing held November 6)Laid OverPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-378 154 Resolution-Public HearingSetting the Solid Waste Service Fee portion of the Recycling and Solid Waste Service Fee for 2020. (Public hearing held November 6)Laid OverPass Action details Video Video
Ord 19-67 155 OrdinanceAmending section 220.05 of the Legislative Code to set rates for base level garbage service to be effective January 1, 2020.Continue Public HearingPass Action details Video Video
Ord 19-63 156Joseph and Nancy Schumacher Rezoning 330 Prior Avenue NorthOrdinanceGranting the application of Joseph and Nancy Schumacher to rezone property at 330 Prior Avenue North from OS Office Service to RT1 Residential, and amending Chapter 60 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the zoning map.Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Video Video
Ord 19-68 157 OrdinanceAmending Chapter 88 of the Legislative Code pertaining to water code meters by removing Section 88.10(g) in its entirety.Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 19-352 158Ratifying Asmt-2019 SMSP for Sweeping and LightingResolution-Public HearingRatifying the assessment for the 2019 Street Maintenance Service Program for sweeping and lighting. (File No. 2019SMSP, Assessment No. 190025)Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Video Video