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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 12/16/2020 3:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - 3rd Floor
There will not be a City Council meeting on December 23 and 30. See the meeting guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic emergency.
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AO 20-62 11Administrative OrderAuthorizing the Police Department to reallocate its 2020 Special Fund operating budget to more accurately record expenditures.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 20-64 12Administrative OrderAmending the 2020 spending budget in the Department of Public Works Street Lighting Maintenance accounting unit.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 20-65 23Administrative OrderAmending the 2020 spending budget in the Department of Public Works Special Fund Sweeping accounting unit.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 20-66 24Administrative OrderAmending the 2020 spending budget in the Department of Public Works Special Fund Brushing and Seal Coating accounting unit.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 20-67 15Administrative OrderAmending the 2020 spending budget in the Department of Public Works General Funds ROW Mgmt., Summer and Winter accounting units.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
AO 20-68 16Administrative OrderAmend CDBG project budget: funding for 786 University Avenue.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
CO 20-84 17Communications & Receive/FileLetter from the Department of Safety and Inspections declaring 521 York Avenue a nuisance property. (For notification purposes only; public hearings will be scheduled at a later date if necessary.)Received and Filed  Action details Not available
CO 20-92 18Communications & Receive/FileMayor's Emergency Executive Orders 20-39, 20-40 and 20-41.Received and Filed  Action details Not available
CO 20-93 19Communications & Receive/FileLetter from the Department of Safety and Inspections declaring 1816 Minnehaha Avenue East a nuisance property. (For notification purposes only; public hearings will be scheduled at a later date if necessary.)Received and Filed  Action details Not available
RES 20-1746 110ResolutionApproving the polling locations for the 2021 elections.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1679 111ResolutionApproving the Joint Memorandum of Agreement Extension between the City of Saint Paul and AFSCME District Council 5 (Locals 1842, 2508, 3757), Classified Confidential Employees Association (CCEA), Fire Fighters Local 21, Fire Supervisory Association (FSA) Local 3939, Machinists, Manual & Maintenance Supervisors Association, Operating Engineers Local 70, Police Federation, Professional Employees Association (PEA), Saint Paul Supervisory Association (SPSO), Tri-Council (Local 49, 120 and 363), Trades: Bricklayers, Carpenters, Cement Masons, Electrical Workers, Elevator Constructors, Painters, Pipefitters, Plumbers, Sprinkler-Fitters and Sheet Metal Workers for the purpose of access for employees who are unable to work a portion of, or all their regularly scheduled hours due to the COVID 19 pandemic, up to eighty (80) hours of Emergency Pandemic Leave (EPL).Laid OverPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1716 112ResolutionAuthorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for $15,000 in grant funds from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council to support the Healing The Soul Arts Project at Hancock and Rice Recreation Centers.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1717 113ResolutionAuthorizing 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 20-1722 114ResolutionAuthorizing the Fire Department to accept the donation of two 2009 Ford F-350 15 passenger vans from the State of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Federal Excess Property Program.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1729 115ResolutionMemorializing the Council’s decision to grant an appeal by Told Development Co. from a decision of the planning commission which had denied Told’s request for a floor area variance to construct a new commercial building at 1212 Prosperity Avenue.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1734 116ResolutionApproving a petition from Travis Temke for specially assessing the costs of a fire protection system at 754 Randolph Avenue. (Project No. FP2021-02, Assessment No. 217101)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1736 117ResolutionApproving a petition from Minnesota Transportation Museum for specially assessing the costs of a fire protection system at 193 Pennsylvania Avenue East, covering Bay A of the building. (Project No. FP2021-01, Assessment No. 217100)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1739 118ResolutionAuthorizing the City to execute a third amendment to a conservation easement held by the State of Minnesota within the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary in order to perform geo-technical investigations to determine the feasibility of constructing a proposed Wakan Tipi Center within the sanctuary property.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1747 119ResolutionAuthorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for, and if awarded, accept $2,500 in grant funds from the JCI Saint Paul Chapter to support the 2021 Parks and Recreation Amazing Race at the McDonough Recreation Center.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1749 120ResolutionMemorializing the Council’s decision to grant an appeal by Suebue LLC from a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals which had denied SueBue LLC’s request for rear-yard setback and lot coverage variances in order to construct a new single-family home at 1493 Highland Parkway.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1669 121ResolutionApproving the Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Saint Paul and AFSCME Clerical Local 2508 for the purpose of determining night shift differential rate of pay for those employees allowed to work during evening hours for their own convenience. (Laid over from December 9)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1634 122ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Property Clean Up services during September 30 to October 14, 2020, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for January 19, 2021 and City Council public hearing for March 3, 2021 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J2109A, Assessment No. 218508)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
RES 20-1635 123ResolutionApproving the City’s cost of providing Property Clean Up services during October 14 to 29, 2020, and setting date of Legislative Hearing for January 19, 2021 and City Council public hearing for March 3, 2021 to consider and levy the assessments against individual properties. (File No. J2110A, Assessment No. 218509)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
SR 20-153 124Staff ReportYear end staff report from the Administration.Received and Filed  Action details Video Video
AHPC 20-2 125Appeal-HPCPublic hearing to consider the appeal of William Garman (“Gar”) Hargens and Mary (“Missy”) Staples Thompson to the Heritage Preservation Commission decision of 540 Portland Avenue in the Historic Hill Heritage Preservation District. (Public hearing closed on November 18)Withdrawn  Action details Video Video
ABZA 20-7 126Appeal-BZAPublic hearing to consider the appeal of William Garman Hargens and Mary Staples Thompson to a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) approving six variances (for primary entrance location, number of off-street parking spaces provided, lot coverage, lot size, lot width, and rear yard setback) for a second triplex to be constructed on a lot that has an existing triplex at 542 Portland Avenue. (Public hearing closed on November 18)DeniedPass Action details Video Video
RES 20-1664 127ResolutionAuthorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for grant funds of $5,000 from the Walmart Local Community grant fund to support the McDonough Girls and Women in Sports Project. (Laid over from December 9.)Adopted As AmendedPass Action details Video Video
Ord 20-29 228OrdinanceAmending Chapter 409 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the distance restriction between liquor license locations and to reduce the location radius for off-sale wine only license locations.Laid Over to Final AdoptionPass Action details Video Video
Ord 20-35 229OrdinanceGranting the application of Keith Schroeder to rezone the property at 981 Fuller Avenue from R4 Single Family Residential to T2 traditional neighborhood, and amending Chapter 60 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the zoning map.Laid Over to Final AdoptionPass Action details Video Video
RES 20-1763 1 ResolutionApproving the Mayor’s appointments of Thomas Aasheim, Robert Blake Chris Duffy, Yolanda McIntosh, and Trish Stevens to the Workforce Innovation Board of Ramsey County.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES 20-1773 1 ResolutionAuthorizing the City of Saint Paul to enter into a vehicle lease agreement with National Cooperative Leasing for the carshare service component of the Twin Cities Electric Vehicle Mobility Network.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
Ord 20-37 130OrdinanceCreating Chapter 194 of the Legislative Code entitled Smoking Policy Disclosure to require the completion of a smoking sale disclosure report for sale of units within a common interest community.Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-247 131Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Department of Public Works Capital and Operating Budgets for the 2020 Bikeway Improvements Program.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-286 132Resolution-Public HearingAmending the 2020 Financing and Spending Budget for Public Works, Sewer Utility Fund and the Grant Fund related to the 2018 MCES Inflow and Infiltration Demonstration Project Grant.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-274 133Resolution-Public HearingAmending the spending and financing plans for various city departments.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-276 134Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $1,003,137 to reflect Metropolitan Council Regional Parks Bonding Program funding, and giving permission for the proper city officials to enter into an agreement with the Metropolitan Council, which includes an indemnification clause.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-283 135Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $6,900 for improvements to Margaret Park.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-285 136Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $77,800 to reflect funds received from the Lower Phalen Creek Project for staff design services for the Wakan Tipi project.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-280 137Resolution-Public HearingAuthorizing the Police Department to enter into a grant agreement with the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for the COSSAP grant (Comprehensive, Opioid, Stimulant, Substance Abuse Site Based Program).AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES PH 20-282 138Resolution-Public HearingAmending the financing and spending plans in the Fire Department in the amount of $31,809.40 for the Minnesota Task Force One team reimbursement from the City of Edina.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH FCO 20-166 239Resolution LH Fire C of O OR Correction OrderAppeal of Shalanda Williams to a Fire Certificate of Occupancy Correction Notice at 474 BLAIR AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH FCO 20-164 240Resolution LH Fire C of O OR Correction OrderAppeal of Juan F. Paredes to a Reinspection Fire Certificate of Occupancy With Deficiencies at 1048 BURR STREET.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH OA 20-9 241Resolution LH Other Appeal TypeMaking recommendation to Ramsey County on the application of David Goodlow, Jr. for repurchase of tax forfeited property at 1008 CARROLL AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH SAO 20-47 242Resolution LH Summary Abatement OrderAppeal of Paul F. Stefanyshyn to a Summary Abatement Order and Vehicle Abatement Order at 98 GARFIELD STREET.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH SAO 20-46 243Resolution LH Summary Abatement OrderMaking finding on the appealed nuisance abatement ordered for 598 LAFOND AVENUE in Council File RLH SAO 20-41.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH VO 20-57 144Resolution LH Vacate OrderAmending Council File RLH VO 20-38, adopted September 23, 2020, to grant Davina Harper an additional extension for property at 403 MINNEHAHA AVENUE EAST.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
RLH VO 20-56 245Resolution LH Vacate OrderAppeal of Hussein U. Abdullahi to a Revocation of Fire Certificate of Occupancy and Order to Vacate at 1393 PROSPERITY AVENUE.AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
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CO 20-92 12/16/2020 6:47 PMSharon4MNAG Against Ineffective Lockdowns Chinese Capitalism Legal Notice via Social Media http://sharons-constitutions.blogspot.com Wild Story re USSC155 Pres.Trump must Buy,clear Title to Whitehouse, HaHa Lets see if Boring Biden will try to Evict the Trump Family.FURTHER Safe Harbor kicks inELECTION FRAUD must be Addressed re Voter pic ID