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Local and County Government Meetings (12/1 - 12/9/10)

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 11:06am


Wednesday, Dec. 1

HUDSON AREA ADVISORY JOINT FIRE BOARD, 4:30 p.m., Third Floor Conference Room, City Hall, 505 Third St; Minutes; 2011 fire service contracts; Minnesota mutual aid agreements.

Thursday, Dec. 2

TROY PLAN COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 654 Glover Road; Site visit Saturday, Nov. 20. Meet at Town Hall at 8:30 a.m.; Minutes; building/utility permits; DNR slope preservation zone; public hearing - Steve and Tamrah O'Neil, 288 Brugler Ct.; public hearing to add a year-round cabin onto the garage - Jonathan Wood, 206 N. Ilwaco Road.; public hearing for an after-the-fact permit for a holding tank installation - Peter & Nancy Zitzewitz, 328 N. Cove Road.; reports and correspondence.

ST. JOSEPH TOWN BOARD, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, County E & V; January meeting dates; caucus date; reports, Inspector, Deputy Zoning Administrator, Plan Commission, Joint Library, IGAC, WWIC; citizen comment; minutes; 7 p.m. Public Hearing Code of Ordinances; DNR Chapter invasive species in the right of way (ROW) of town roads and compliance for private landowners; Public Facilities - Fire Hall addition: update, change orders, pay request; Public Works: request to discontinue 64th St. north of County E, request to upgrade Rail Drive / possible discontinuance, snowplowing, storm damage, fall maintenance,10-year plan for maintenance and future construction, tracking work performed and planning for public works needs including inspections, reconstruction, rehabilitation and additional projects; on-going plat(s) development updates: Whisper Valley Estates; Pioneer Ridge - acceptance of roads; duties of town board regarding town highways; garbage services; spending limits resolution; outstanding invoices; provisional/operator license; Town website; policy for use of town attorney; discontinuance of Facilities Committee; resolution 2010-9 Line Item Transfer; approval of payment for bills received; board consideration at an upcoming meeting; citizen input on cost savings measures; town hall office hours; treasurer's tax bond exemption.

Monday, Dec. 6

HUDSON COMMON COUNCIL, 7 p.m., City Hall, 505 Third St.; HEARING: 6:45 p.m. re: proposed amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 202 - sign regulations; Citizen comment; minutes; reports, Plan Commission, Finance Committee - claims, operator's licenses, Public Works, Public Safety, Park Board; sign regulations ordinance; closed session; communications/ recommendations of mayor; reports of city officials.

Tuesday, Dec. 7

HUDSON TOWN BOARD, 6:30 p.m., Hudson Town Hall, 980 County A; Minutes; building inspector's report; treasurer's report; bills; August Plan Commission minutes; Committee reports: EMS, Fire, First Responders, Library, Exodus House, Economic Development, St. Croix Economic Development; citizen comment; roads/ road reports; Alexander Meadows letter of credit; operator licenses; set date for caucus; 25 mph speed limit on O'Neil Road; resigning curves on Gilbert Road; Fire and Ambulance contracts; closed session to consider compensation for treasurer; employee contracts for Town Animal Control Ordinance Compliance Officer, Assistant Animal Control Warden and Treasurer.

HUDSON PARK BOARD, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 505 Third St.; Minutes; Home & Garden Club plaques at Lakefront Park and Corky's Pier gardens; David Bogenhagen to consider disc golf at Weitkamp Park; St. Croix Animals & Friends Lakefront Park dog walk and vendors on May 7; Burton Park survey results; parks projects.

VILLAGE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE, 6 p.m.; Minutes; claims; employee health plan and employee contributions for 2011; 2011 staff vacation & compensation time carryover; North Hudson staff & equipment service rates; 2011 Contracts, Hudson Area Fire Protection Agreement; Ambulance Services - St. Croix E.M.S., Maintenance/Supplies, Huebsch Service, Village Assessor - Post Appraisals, Building Inspector - Wert Inspection Services, Engineering - Cedar Corporation, Auditor - LarsenAllen, Animal Humane Society - Woodbury location, Tree Removal - St. Croix Tree Service; computer anti-spam software; library impact fees; voice messaging system; payment of Veterans Memorial.

VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; 7 p.m., Village Hall, 400 Seventh Street N.; Minutes; citizen comment; president, administrator, village clerk comments; Introduction of Deputy Treasurer, Cheryl Schmidt; 2011 Mobile Home Park License - Pamela Zappa; Union Contract Negotiation Ad-Hoc Committee; Plan Commission recommendations - Whispering Oaks extraterritorial subdivision; personnel and finance committee recommendations, claims, employee health plan, 2011 staff vacation & compensation time carryover, 2010 North Hudson staff & equipment service rates, 2011 Contracts - Hudson Area Fire Protection Agreement, Ambulance Services - St. Croix E.M.S., Maintenance/Supplies, Huebsch Service, Village Assessor - Post Appraisals, Building Inspector - Wert Inspection Services, Engineering - Cedar Corporation, Auditor - LarsenAllen, Animal Humane Society - Woodbury location, Tree Removal - St. Croix Tree Service, computer anti-spam software, library impact fees; Committee recommendations; voice messaging system; payment for Veterans Memorial, approval requested.

HUDSON AREA JOINT LIBRARY, 7 p.m., 700 First St.; Request for Proposals quote containing stationery and promotional materials incorporating the new logo and tagline; PR campaigns; items for future agendas.

Wednesday, Dec. 8

HUDSON HOUSING AUTHORITY, 4:30 p.m., Croix View Management Office, 1015 Second St.; Regular business.

Thursday, Dec. 9

NORTH HUDSON PUBLIC SAFETY, 5:30 p.m., Village Hall, 400 Seventh St. N; Citizen comment; minutes; claims; chief's report; sale of Quonset hut storage shed; committee goals.

TROY TOWN BOARD, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 654 Glover Road; Minutes; citizen comment; Park Board and Plan Commission reports; Park Board budget approval; constable & sheriff reports; communication strategies for broadband implementation; utility permits; building/driveway permits; Glover Park ball field agreement; Hudson fire contract; road crew performance/ contract review; town calendar; clerk/treasurer report (to include budget & impact fee review); approve bills; correspondence; committee reports.


Thursday, Dec. 2

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, 8:30 a.m., St. Croix County Government Center, County Board Room, 1101 Carmichael Road; Minutes; Dec. 30 - next meeting; Town of Troy variance; Ryan Stewart/Lindsay Dalton Special Exception; closed session regarding litigation.

Friday, Dec. 3

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, 1:30 p.m., 1445 N. Fourth St. New Richmond; Minutes; update on County Budget and impact on CFS; election of new Secretary for Committee; new County website; outreach ad hoc workgroup; update on meeting with District Point Persons/Community Partners; CFS parent survey-Deb Ramacher

Tuesday, Dec. 7

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, 9 a.m., St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road; Minutes; next meeting Jan. 4; rezoning - Marian Sinclear; appointments, Mary Ellen Brue to Indianhead Federated Library System Board of Trustees; Debbie L. Brennan to Council on Aging and Disabilities; Tim Ramberg to Wisconsin Gateway Corridor Coalition; litigation hold policy; review process for vacant positions in sheriff's office; vacant positions to the County Board Operations policies; amending County Board rules and bylaws to restructure the Substance Abuse Subcommittee; services for persons with disabilities; appointing medical examiner; amending Wisconsin's prevailing wage law; ordinance on land use and development; 2010 WCA annual report; reports - medical examiner, emergency services support services, sheriff's department, child support, district attorney and victim witness; correspondence and rezone requests.

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE, 8:30 a.m., Room 1281, St. Croix County Government Center,1101 Carmichael Road; Next meeting Dec. 20; minutes; request for medical examiner position.

Wednesday, Dec. 8

PUBLIC PROTECTION COMMITTEE, 7 a.m., St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road; Next meeting Jan. 12; minutes; medical examiner, bill approval, new chief medical examiner, copier; child support report, bills; DA, bills; sheriff/jail, bills, disbursement from jail assessment fund, capital outlay.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE, 8 a.m., St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road, Community Room; next meeting Jan. 12; minutes; Emergency Management, bills; August flood recovery update; Emergency Management ordinance; Emergency Communications, bills.