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CITY OF HUDSON: 6/15/09 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 1:53am

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

JUNE 15, 2009

Meeting called to order by Mayor Dean Knudson in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:02 p.m. Mayor Knudson led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

ABSENT: Alderperson Scot O'Malley was excused.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Wyland to approve the following Consent Agenda items:

The Regular Meeting minutes of 6/01/09.

Deny the request of Lighthouse Carriage Homes Homeowners Association to have Brighton Path become a public street within the Lighthouse at Hudson Pier planned residential development.

Claims for payment of $233,945.74 for payables and $160,601.98 for payroll for a total of $394,547.72.

Issuance of a Special Event Permit to the Chamber of Commerce for the Spirit of St. Croix Days event September 26-27, 2009, and to accept their liability insurance coverage of $1 million each occurrence and $3 million general aggregate, as presented.

Issuance of a Taxicab Service license and Taxicab Driver's licenses to Elijah Omweno and Robert Mabeya d/b/a Kilimanjaro Taxi.

Receipt the $53,597.54 of DNR grant funds and reimburse the tax increment funds for the portion paid to be used in the future as designated by the Council.

Issuance of an Amusement Device Operator's License to Gary Anderson, 1811 O'Keefe Road, Hudson, d/b/a Twin States Music, Inc., and amusement permits for the 87 devices or machines, as presented.

Issuance of a Temporary Class "B"/"Class B" Retailer's License the Hudson Chamber of Commerce to sell beer and wine September 26-27, 2009 during the Spirit of the St. Croix Days event.

The parking restriction of no parking during school hours on the south side of Fillmore Street between Eleventh and Twelfth Street.

The placement of two "Yield for Pedestrian" signs near the area of 1515 Livingstone Road, with the costs of one sign to be paid by the Progress Rail Services company.

The July 3, 2009 fireworks display on the St. Croix River during Booster Days.

The installation of a permanent speed bump one-third from the top of the hill in Prospect Park, to be funded from the Parks Road Sign budget.

The request of Faith Community Church to hold a community picnic in Lakefront Park on Sunday, August 23, 2009.

Place on file the monthly report of the Finance Officer, the Advisory Joint Fire board minutes of 5/11/09, the Zoning and Building Board of Appeals minutes of 4/13/09, and the Public Utility Commission minutes of 6/9/09. Roll call vote: Ayes (5). MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Burchill, second by Wyland, to approve the plans and specifications for the 11th Street Improvement Project, and to authorize Bonestroo to proceed with the advertisement for bids for said project, at an estimated total project cost of $172,100. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morissette, second by Wyland, to set a Special Assessment Public Hearing for the 11th Street Improvement Project at 6:45 p.m. on 7/20/09. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Wyland, to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution No. 6-09. Roll call vote, Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Brokaw, to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 6-09 PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF $3,260,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION PROMISSORY NOTES, SERIES 2009 DATED JUNE 15, 2009 (Copy on file in Clerk's office). All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Burchill, second by Brokaw to approve the request to amend the conditional use permit for The Lighthouse at Hudson Pier planned residential development to reduce the rear yard setback from 35 feet to 25 feet with the condition that the reduced setback will apply only to open decks and to the following lots in the Lighthouse at Hudson Pier: 1-11 and 13-16, The Lighthouse at Hudson Pier; 17-27, The Lighthouse at Hudson Pier First Addition; 28-48 and 56-91, The Lighthouse at Hudson Pier Second Addition; and Lots 1 and 2, Certified Survey Map, V19. All ayes (5). MOTION CARRIED.

Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by Wyland, second by Brokaw to approve the issuance of: Regular Operator's Licenses for the period 6/16/09 to 6/30/10 to: Leigh I. Bartholomew, P.O. Box 874, Lake Elmo, MN; Kyle P. Hughes, 1715 Fairway Dr., Hudson, WI; Michael L. Kinney, 503 Monroe St. N., Hudson, WI; David A. Slungaard, 611 Twelve Oaks Lane, Hudson, WI; Bradley D. Weiss, 1397 100th St., New Richmond, WI; and Mark A. Whipple, 115 S. 6th St., River Falls, WI.

And issuance of Regular Operator's Licenses for the period 6/16/09 to 6/30/11 to: Cynthia K. Bechel, W1055 Cardinal Dr., Spring Valley, WI; Maren L. Bertramsen-Reichel, 2225 W. Orleans St., Stillwater, MN; Haley E. Cameron, 982 Drover Trail, Hudson, WI; Katie K. Cook, 1801 Industrial St. #5, Hudson, WI; Michael R. Cook, 1668 Rolling Hills Lane, River Falls, WI, Gregory A. Ellstrom, 824 Larsen Lane, Hudson, WI; Leah A. Fideldy, 1131/2 N. Main St., River Falls; Ashley R. Fisher, 407 Dakota Ave., Roberts, WI; Joy R. Flynn, 10928 62nd St. N., Stillwater, MN; James M. Hanscom, 581 132nd St., Somerset, WI; Jessica M. Johnson, 708 Second St., Hudson, WI; David A. Klatt, 629 Lemon Street N., Hudson, WI; Joel R. Kromer, 485 Fox Circle, Hudson, WI; John F. Kromer, 485 Fox Circle, Hudson, WI; Lori I. McKeever, 627 13th St. Apt. 3, Hudson, WI; John P. Moran, 1110 Second St., Hudson, WI; Joseph H. Rivet, W12252 870th Ave., River Falls, WI; Christopher J. Solomon, 1605 E. Cliff Rd. Apt. 222, Burnsville, MN; Jennifer L. Thompson, 2120 Reaney Ave., St. Paul, MN; Philip J. Thompson, 2120 Reaney Ave., St. Paul, MN; and Antonio R. Urbano, 1416 Hallewood Blvd., New Richmond, WI.

And issuance of Temporary Operator's Licenses to be used on 7/2/09 to 7/5/09 at the Hudson Booster Days event to: Joel W. Eby, 940 Ridge Pass, Hudson, WI; Tracey J. Jenkinson, 914 St. Croix St. N., Hudson, WI; James A. Londo, 505 CTH UU, Hudson, WI; Gregory A. Mahr, 1249 80th St., Hudson, WI; Helen M. McCombie, 1551 Heggen St. #109, Hudson, WI; Jerry L. McKenzie, 1262 27th St., Hudson, WI; Scot A. Newell, 858 McDiarmid Dr., Hudson, WI; and Ryan E. Schwechler, 628 Hillary Farm Rd., Hudson, WI.

And issuance of Temporary Operator's Licenses to be used on 9/26 to 9/27 at the Spirit of the St. Croix Days event to: Patricia J. Sherley, 1310 Eighth St., Hudson, WI and Kimber L. Heinemann, 558 Perch Lake Rd., Hudson, 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: Michael F. Stoskopf, 2227 Donegal Court, Hudson, WI. All ayes (3), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Bernard, second by Burchill, to deny a Provisional and Regular Operator's License for Janelle Vasquez due to the number of alcohol related convictions documented within past few years, including one in the last few months. Morrisette recused himself. Ayes (4), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Wyland, second by Bernard, to approve renewal liquor license applications, including the additional outdoor seating area for Dough Boys Pizza, as follows (see attached list):

Burchill recused himself. Ayes (4), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Wyland, second by Brokaw, to approve the issuance of a "Class B" Liquor and "B" Beer to the following, contingent upon successful completion of the building inspection: RETSUB INC, BEST WESTERN HUDSON HOUSE INN, AGENT: STUART H. SCHULTZ, 1616 CREST VIEW DRIVE. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION BY Wyland, second by Bernard, to have the first reading of Ordinance 9-09 Amending Ch. 145-2-B.2.b re: Beer License Quota. Ayes: (4), Noes: (1 - Morrissette), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Bernard, to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 6-09, AN AMENDMENT TO MUNICIPAL CODE, CH.187-19 ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING RESTRICTED ZONES AND RESIDENCE RESTRICTIONS FOR SEX OFFENDERS (Copy on file in Clerk's office).

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Burchill, to table Ordinance No. 8-09. Ayes (2 - Morrissette, Burchill), Noes (3 - Brokaw, Bernard, Wyland). MOTION FAILED.

MOTION by Bernard, second by Brokaw, to conduct a first reading of Ordinance 8-09, and to amend Section 132-4-J by removing the words "shall result in immediate revocation of the Fireworks Paraphernalia permit" and adding the words that "A second violation in same permit term shall result in immediate and automatic revocation of the Fireworks Paraphernalia permit for the remainder of that permit term". Ayes (4), Noes (1 - Morrissette). MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Burchill, second by Bernard, to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution No. 7-09. Roll call vote, Ayes (4), Noes: (1- Wyland) MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Burchill, second by Brokaw, to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 7-09, APPROVING PARTICIPATION IN AND SIGNING OF THE MERCURY GREEN TIER CHARTER DATED JUNE 15, 2009 (Copy on file in Clerk's office). All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Wyland, second by Bernard to adjourn at 9:08 p.m. All ayes, MOTION CARRIED.

Devin J. Willi, City Administrator

(July 16)


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