(Pub. November 14, 2013)
CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
Monday, October 7, 2013 - MINUTES
Meeting called to order by Mayor Alan Burchill in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:00 p.m.
PRESENT: Mayor Burchill and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Lori Bernard, Mary Yacoub, John Hoggatt, and Rich Vanselow. (Vacancy in Aldermanic District 4).
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: MOTION by Morrissette, second by Hoggatt to approve the following consent agenda items:
The Regular Meeting minutes of September 16, 2013.
Payment of the following claims: $901,587.48 for payables and
$200,235.34 for payroll, for a total of $1,101,822.82.
Issuance of Regular Operator Licenses for the period 10/08/13 to
6/30/15, contingent on payment of any outstanding debt that is
owed to the City, to the following: Jamie Balfanz and Samantha
Otten, Hudson, WI; Mark Evans, Ellsworth, WI and Annastasia
Martell, Roberts, WI.Creation of the part-time Administrative Assistant I position as
proposed, and authorize the City Administrator to begin the
recruitment process to fill the position, and approve the
updated position descriptions for Administrative Assistant I,
Accountant/Accounts Payable Clerk, Utility Clerk/Account Clerk
II, Receptionist/Account Clerk I.
Change Order #1 in the amount of $2,200.00 to Zappa Brothers
for completing the Mooring Improvement Project along the Dike
Refer to the Plan Commission the application of Timothy and
Betty Caruso to rezone property at 811 First Street from R-2,
Two-family Residential District, to OFC, Office District, and
schedule a public hearing for 6:55 p.m. on Monday, November
Refer to the Plan Commission the application of Richard and
Janet Stout to rezone property at 483 Stageline Road from
R-1, One-family Residential District to RM-1, Multiple Family
Residential District, and schedule a public hearing for 6:50 p.m.
on Monday, November 18, 2013.
Issuance of a Special Event Permit to the Hudson Hot Air Affair,
Inc. for the February 7-9, 2014 event, and approve a reduction
in the required level of insurance coverage from $3 million per occurrence/aggregate to the $1 million and $2 million limits
indicated on their 2013 certificate of liability insurance.
Place on file the quarterly report of the Library Director,
Community Access Board minutes of September 24, 2013 and
the St. Croix E.M.S. Commission minutes of September 25,
Roll call vote taken, all ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve (the Plan Commissions recommendation regarding) the final plat of Red Cedar Canyon North Cove for six one family residential lots. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to approve the one lot Certified Survey Map for the parcel at 3325 Heiser Street. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to approve the purchase of a quick response vehicle for St. Croix EMS (as recommended by the Finance Committee, at a total cost of $40,100). All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to approve the request to utilize funds ($11,300) from the Fire Equipment reserve fund for repairs to the ladder truck. It was noted a new ladder truck is being considered for purchase in 2017. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to suspend the rules toward adoption of Ordinance 6-13. Roll call vote, all ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to adopt ORDINANCE 6-13, Creating Chapter 222 in Hudson Municipal Code re: Pedal Tour Quadricycle Licenses and Regulations (Copy on file in Clerks office). All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Hoggatt, second by Yacoub to approve prohibited routes for quadricycle pedal tours in the City of Hudson including:
Third Street Hill
On Vine Street between First and Second Street
Commercial Street between Second Street and the Public
Safety Building parking lot.
Fillmore Street from the bottom of the hill to 12th Street
Seventh Street Hill
Baer Road near the intersection of 11th and St. Croix.
Ayes (4); Noes (1) - Bernard. MOTION CARRIED.
UPDATE ON PROJECTS - FOTH ENGINEERING: Foth Engineer Karen Erickson provided an update on projects including the status of the 2013 Street Improvement Project. She also noted that the Stageline Road roundabout was open and working well.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to approve an agreement for terms of employment with the Hudson Police Sergeants Association, with the same terms and conditions as approved for the Hudson Patrol Officers Association. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
Mayor Burchill announced that Kurt TeWinkel, Alderperson for District Four, had submitted his resignation effective September 25, 2013. MOTION by Hoggatt to appoint a representative for Aldermanic District Four, (for the remainder of the current term) following the procedures used in the past. Ayes (4), Noes (1) Bernard). MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED at 8:00 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk