CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
Monday, October 16, 2017 - MINUTES
The common council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rich O'Connor at 7 p.m. Mayor O'Connor led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
PRESENT: Mayor Rich O'Connor, Randy Morrissette II, Bill Alms, Tom McCormick, Jim Webber, John Hoggatt and Joyce Hall.
Comments and suggestions from citizens present were received.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hoggatt to approve the following consent agenda items: to approve the regular meeting minutes of October 2, 2017; to approve the claims in the amount of $713,296.13; contingent on payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City and successful completion of the background check, approve the issuance of 5 Regular Operator Licenses for the period of October 17, 2017 to June 30, 2019 to: Sabrina Avery, Nicole Andel, Laura Houliston, Salena White and Nichole Frazer; to place on file the September 12, 2017 and October 10, 2017 Public Utility Commission Meeting minutes; to place on file the 3rd quarter building inspection report; to proceed with updating the Municipal Code section 106-8 and 106-35 as outlined per the direction of the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services; to approve filing the necessary paperwork with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services to become a delegate municipality; to approve a conditional use permit for Indue Sales and Service for a temporary fuel tank at 2800 Enloe Street with the following conditions:
a. That the applicant adheres to all state and local building/
development permitting requirements.
b. That the conditional use permit approval be reviewed after 12
To approve a conditional use permit for Indue Sales and Service for a temporary use structure (sales office trailer) at 2800 Enloe Street with the following conditions:
c. That the applicant adheres to all state and local building/
development permitting requirements.
d. That the conditional use permit approval be reviewed after 12
To approve the certified survey map for Gerrard Development/ Gerrard Companies for 2 lots and 1 outlot as presented; to approve the optional third year of assessment services to be provided by Bowmar Appraisal, Inc. for 2018; to approve reserving two parking spaces in front of 512 2nd Street for an alpaca pen for Suri Oaks grand opening on 10/19/2017 from 3-8 p.m.
Roll Call Vote Taken. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by McCormick to approve the final development plans for "The Carmichael" Gerrard Development/Gerrard Companies as proposed with the following conditions:
a. That the site improvements will adhere to the approved
development review and construction processes within the City.
b. That any significant changes from the approved final
development plans be reconsidered by the plan commission and
c. That all staff and consulting engineering requests and comments
be satisfactorily addressed and approved by the Community
Development Director prior to the issuance of a building permit.
d. That the Carmichael Street, Utilities, Stormwater Pond and
Related Utilities, Construction and Easement Agreement be
executed prior to the issuance of a building or grading permit.
All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Webber, seconded by Hall to approve the formation of the EMS Ad Hoc Committee and to appoint the following members to the Committee: Joyce Hall, Jim Webber, Colleen Hammer, Bill Campbell and Paul Rode. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by McCormick, seconded by Webber to approve the letter of engagement with Bolton and Menk, Inc with an estimated amount of $117,200 and to authorize the preparation of plans and specifications for the 2018 Street Improvement- Hanley Road from Carmichael Road to Heritage Blvd. All ayes (6). Motion Carried. A proposal to review the pedestrian ramps will be obtained.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by McCormick to approve a timely request for the Class B Liquor/Beer license for River Valley Hospitality LLC until 7/1/2018. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hoggatt to approve the amendment of the City of Hudson comprehensive plan land use designation single and two family residential to downtown commercial- 708 Second Street. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Webber to approve the zoning map amendment for 708 Second Street from R-2, Two Family Residential District to B-4 Central Business District. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Morrissette to approve changing the funding formula for St. Croix EMS municipal contribution to a 50/50 model of funding with 50% per capita and 50% five year run average for calls. Ayes (2) Nay (4). Motion failed.
Motion by Webber, seconded by Hoggatt to approve the appointment of the following individuals to the Public Utilities Commission with a term to expire September 30, 2020: Joyce Hall, Council Representative; Suzy Korum, Citizen Member. All ayes (6) Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by McCormick to appoint Suzy Korum, citizen member, to the SCEDC Loan Review Committee for a three-year term ending November 30, 2020. All ayes (6) Motion Carried.
CLOSED SESSION: Motion by McCormick, seconded by Alms to enter into closed session pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(e) deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investment of public funds or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session regarding a purchase agreement submitted by Gerrard Development, LLC for the potential sale of City owned property located on Carmichael Road - Parcel ID No. 236-1975-16-000. Roll call vote taken. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by McCormick, seconded by Hoggatt to enter into open session at 8:35 p.m. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by McCormick, seconded by Alms to authorize the Mayor to sign a purchase agreement with Gerrard Development LLC for property located on Carmichael Road - Parcel ID No 236-1975-16-000. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Webber seconded by Hall to adjourn. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Jennifer Zeiler, City Clerk
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