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CITY OF HUDSON: 4/8/13 Council Meeting Minutes

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 12:00am

(Pub. May 16, 2013)




Meeting called to order by Mayor Alan Burchill in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:00 p.m.; he led those present in the pledge of allegiance.

PRESENT: Mayor Burchill and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Mary Yacoub, Lori Bernard, Kurt TeWinkel, John Hoggatt and Rich Vanselow.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve the following consent agenda items:

The Regular Meeting minutes of 3/25/13.

Payment of the following claims: $281,922.15 for payables and $200,128.96 for payroll, for a total of $482,051.11.

Issuance of regular Operator Licenses for the period 4/09/13 to 6/30/14 to: Justin M. Gilmer, 631 10th St. N., Hudson, WI; Matthew J. Hermsen, 813 Harbor View Rd., Hudson, WI; Brandon M. Nelson, 1609 Pinewood Lane #1, Hudson, WI; Caitlin M. Simpkins, 142 County Rd. E, Houlton, WI and Alexandria M. Williams, 89 Century Ave N. #101, Maplewood, MN.

Issuance of a Temporary Operator's License to be used July 3-6, 2013 at the Hudson Booster Days event in Lakefront Park to: David E. Berger, 371 Deer Valley Dr., Hudson and John M. Herink, 1207 Bass Lake Rd., Hudson, WI.

Renewal and issuance of a six-month Class B beer license to the Hudson Softball Association to sell beer at the Concession Building in Grandview Park, 1100 Carmichael Road from 5/1/13 to 10/20/13.

Appointment of Janell M. Klatt, 629 Lemon Street North, Hudson, as the agent for Northland Liquors at 1920 Crest View Drive, Hudson, contingent on surrender of their current license and payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City.

Approve the updated City Mechanic job description dated April 8, 2013, and authorize the City Administrator to begin the hiring process to fill the position.

Issuance of a Temporary Class "B"/"Class B" Retailer's License to the Hudson Boosters Inc, to sell beer and wine July 3 - 6, 2013 at the annual Hudson Booster Days event in Lakefront Park.

Place on file the March 26, 2013 minutes of the Community Access Board.

Roll call vote: Ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Bernard, second by Hoggatt to approve the issuance of a Class "B" beer license to Kingdom Buffet of Hudson Inc. at 2312 Crest View Drive, (contingent on successful completion of their building inspection). All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to approve $200,000 for Mill and Overlay Projects, $230,000 for crackfill and seal coating of streets, $100,000 designated for roof repairs at the 700 First Street Building, and $200,000 for a front-end loader, for a total of $730,000 to come from the Capital Project fund carryover balance, and approve Park Improvement Projects totaling $60,000 including adding rip-rap to the Dike Road, patching the Dike Road, and proceeding with an underwater inspection of the Walnut Street bridge, with funding to come from the Park Improvement fund. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to approve designating that 40% of the Courtesy Dock Lease revenue be placed into the Parking Improvement Fund. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Bernard, second by Hoggatt to approve repairing the metal railing in the City Hall parking lot, with funding of $2,000 to be transferred out of the Parking Fund to cover the expense. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED at 7:12 p.m.

Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk

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