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CITY OF HUDSON: 6/1/09 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 1:24am

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

JUNE 1, 2009

Meeting called to order by Mayor Dean Knudson in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:07 p.m. Mayor Knudson led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

ABSENT: Alderperson Lee Wyland was excused.

CONSENT AGENDA: MOTION by Morrissette, second by Brokaw to approve the following Consent Agenda items:

The Public Hearing and Regular Meeting minutes of 5/18/09.

Claims for payment of $112,194.37 for payables and $198,161.86 for payroll for a total of $310,356.23.

Issuance of a Taxicab Service License to F.D.S. Enterprises Inc. d/b/a A Taxi/Hudson Taxi, and issuance of Taxicab Driver's Licenses to Douglas J. Luchsinger, Brian Lee Lovejoy, Timothy S. Witzel, Nathan S. Gramley, Jeffrey W. Barneson, Robert J. Francis, Martin A. Withuski, and Ronald A. Nelson.

The trade of the Public Works Dept. 1984 Ford dump truck and 1982 Chevy step van in the amount of $2,400 to Crysteel Truck to supplement costs for installing underbody snow scrapers (purchased from Crysteel Truck).

Place on file the quarterly reports of the Parks & Public Works Director and Wastewater Director, the Community Access Board minutes of 5/26/09, and the Public Utility Commission minutes of 4/20, 4/21, 5/7 and 5/12/09. Roll call vote: Ayes (5). MOTION CARRIED.

Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by O'Malley, second by Brokaw, to approve issuance of Regular Operator's Licenses for the period 6/02/09 to 6/30/10 to: Mykel M. Eickstadt, 408 11th St., Hudson, WI; Jaime Lynne Fay Huston, 1571 Highway 65 #28, New Richmond, WI; Kerissa Ellan Nelson, 26087 County Road F, Grantsburg, WI; and Carly Corinne Syfko, 312 W. Grove Rd., Hudson, WI. And issuance of Regular Operator's Licenses for the period 6/2/09 to 6/30/11 to: Megan Kim Dugan, 702 8th St. N., Hudson, WI; Jeremy Scott Jones, 808 St. Croix St., Hudson, WI; Brittany J. Schultz, 2213 White Pine Circle, Hudson, WI; Cynthia Louise Smith, 1221 60th St., Hudson, WI; Lori Jean Stayberg, 1373 129th St., New Richmond, WI. And issuance of a Temporary Operator's License to be used on 8/1/09 at the Hudson Hockey Association's 3-on-3 Tournament to: Susan Kay Stoskopf, 2227 Donegal Court, Hudson, WI. All ayes (4), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by O'Malley, second by Bernard to approve the issuance of a Temporary Class "B"/"Class B" Retailer's License to the Hudson Hockey Association to sell beer on 8/1/09 in the concession area of the new rink at 1820 Hanley Road during the HHA 3-on-3 Alumni Tournament. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by O'Malley, second by Bernard, to approve renewal and issuance of alcoholic beverage licenses for the period 7/1/09 to 6/30/10 to the following (see attached list):

Discussion included information that the remaining license applications had one or more issues that needed to be completed regarding building inspections or outstanding debt owed to the City; the applications were held over for consideration at the June 15th meeting. Ayes (4), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by O'Malley, to approve the 2009 street maintenance projects and authorize Bonestroo to prepare the plans and specs and advertise for bids, as recommended by staff and Bonestroo. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by O'Malley to authorize Bonestroo to prepare the plans and specs and an engineering report for the 11th Street Road Project. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by O'Malley, second by Bernard to confirm Mayor Knudson's reappointment of Mike Hipscher to a three-year term on the Hudson Area Joint Library Board through May of 2012. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

Bernard offered congratulations to Todd Ludvik and the police dog Brisco upon graduation from the Police Canine Program. Brokaw announced that National Night Out would take place on August 4th and suggested that people begin to make plans, including contacting the Police Department.

MOTION by O'Malley, second by Bernard, to adjourn. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED at 7:55 p.m.

Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk

(Pub. July 16)


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