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CITY OF HUDSON: 4/1/09 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, May 28, 2009 - 1:10am

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

APRIL 1, 2009

Meeting called to order by Mayor Dean Knudson in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:04 p.m. Mayor Knudson lead those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.

PRESENT: Mayor Knudson and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Pam Brokaw, Lori Bernard, Lee Wyland, Scot O'Malley and Alan Burchill.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by O'Malley to approve the following Consent Agenda items:

The Regular Meeting minutes of 3/16/09 and Special Meeting Minutes of 3/20/09, and Closed Session Minutes of 3/16/09 and 3/20/09.

Claims for payment of $180,907.21 for payables.

Appointment of Steve Wilcox to the St. Croix Economic Develop-ment Corporation's Loan Review Committee.

Place on file the Community Access Board minutes of 3/24/09, and the Library Board 2008 Annual Report.

Roll call vote, all ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.

Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by O'Malley, second by Bernard to approve the issuance of Regular Operator's Licenses for the period 4/02/09 to 6/30/10 to: Kelsy R. Rea, 1753 Sequoia Lane, New Richmond, WI and Regular Operator's Licenses for the period 4/02/09 to 6/30/11 to: Nathan M. Dusek, E2044 770th Ave., Knapp, WI; Cyndee R. Hunchar, 1506 Pinewood Lane, #4, Hudson, WI; Michael A. Murphy, 816 Jefferson Rd., New Richmond, WI; and Brian E. Siedschlag Jr., 3036 20th Ave., Wilson, WI, and issuance of a Temporary Operator's License to be used 4/29 to 5/3/09 at the annual Hudson Hockey Association Pool Tournament to: Steven E. Hanson, 1400 Namekagon St., #213, Hudson, WI.

Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by O'Malley, second by Burchill, to approve the bid from Monarch Paving in the amount of $887,177.60 for the Carmichael Road Mill and Overlay Project. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by O'Malley, second by Wyland, to approve (proceeding with the process for) the sale of long-term notes in the amount of $1,999,440 for 2009 Capital Projects. MOTION AMENDED by O'Malley, to proceed with the process for the sale of $2.05 million long-term notes. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by O'Malley, second by Wyland, to approve the job description and reclassification for the Accountant/Accounts Payable Clerk position, as recommended, (to Grade 14 level D, effective March 28, 2009). All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Burchill, to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution No. 3-09. Ayes (4); Wyland and O'Malley voted No. MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Morrissette, second by Bernard to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 3-09, OPPOSING PROPOSED CHANGES TO WI PREVAILING WAGE LAWS (Copy on file in Clerk's office) Ayes (5); O'Malley voted No - MOTION CARRIED.

Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by O'Malley, second by Burchill, to suspend the rules toward adoption of Ordinance No. 5-09. Roll call vote taken, all ayes, (5), MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Wyland, second by Burchill to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 5-09, AMENDING MUNICIPAL CODE CH. 145-17 A. AND 145-17 C. - RE: OPERATOR'S LICENSE REQUIREMENTS (Copy on file in Clerk's office). All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Burchill, to vote on Ordinance No. 6-09. Discussion was held on voting or sending the proposal to the Public Safety Committee. MOTION WITHDRAWN by Morrissette; he agreed to have the proposed ordinance sent to the Public Safety Committee. MOTION by O'Malley, second by Bernard, to refer the proposed Ordinance No. 6-09 to the Public Safety Committee. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Bernard, second by O'Malley to adjourn. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED at 8:32 p.m.

Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk

(Pub. May 28)