CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
JUNE 2, 2014 - MINUTES
Meeting called to order by Mayor Burchill in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:00 p.m.
PRESENT: Mayor Burchill and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Mary Yacoub, Tom McCormick, Jim Webber, John Hoggatt and Rich Vanselow.
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to approve the following consent agenda items:
Approve the Regular and Closed Session meeting minutes of May 19, 2014.
Approve payment of the following claims: $132,730.08 for payables and $198,464.73 for payroll for a total of $331,194.81.
Approve the Highway 35 Water Main Project with Total Excavating LLC as recommended by the Water Commission and authorize the Mayor to sign the contracts.
Accept the Petition for Annexation from SSHD Inc. regarding 12.3 acres north of the intersection of Stageline Rd and Old Highway 35, and forward it to the Plan Commission and staff for review and recommendations.
Place on file the April 2014 Library Directors report and the Hudson/ North Hudson Community Access Board meeting minutes from May 27, 2014. Roll call vote taken, all ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
Morrissette requested the Operators license applications be removed from the Consent agenda, he recused himself. MOTION by Yacoub, second by Webber to approve twelve Regular Operators Licenses for the period June 3, 2014 to June 30, 2016 to: Melinda Arneson, Allan Ballard, Stacy Corbo, Nicole Domke, Anna Dragich, Samantha Drinkwine, Derek Evenson, Kelsey Falligant, Heidi Halverson, Ana Larsen, Jessika Nelson, Erica Schletty, contingent on payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve the (Hudson Boosters Special Event Permit application for Booster Days, designate it as a Community Event,) and approve the certificate of insurance dated 3/17/14. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to approve the Certified Survey Map creating one development lot and two outlots as proposed by Hudson Memorial Hospital Inc. and also a variance of the requirement of the sanitary sewer and water services being installed prior to the filing of the CSM or the provision of a surety of 125% of the estimated costs of the utility installations with the installation of the utility services to be deferred to be part of the proposed Presbyterian Homes Housing and Assisted Housing project with the stipulation that the utilities must be installed no later than September 30, 2014 and that the city attorney prepare a development agreement to address the scheduling of the installation of the utility services. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by McCormick to approve the final development plans for the proposed Hudson Center Commercial Development including two 11,300 square foot commercial buildings with the following conditions; Plans are revised per the city engineers memo dated November 11, 2013. A security of $6,000.00 be provided to the City of Hudson to address potential damage to the accesses to the proposed development. A start to construct permit be recommended on the west building only. The final development plans not be forwarded to the Common Council until after the land exchange is completed with the property to the east (Taco Bell site) and a revised subdivision be approved by the city. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to approve the Finance Committee recommendation and go out for bids on entire additional 1st Street on-street parking project and for three separate location bid options. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Webber to approve the amendment to the Wisconsin Street contract with the State of Wisconsin. MOTION AMENDED by Yacoub, second by Webber to approve the amendment and an allotment of $220,000 in the 2015 Capital Budget for the Wisconsin Street Project. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Webber to approve the Finance Committee recommendation to purchase the police body camera and squad camera systems from Digital Ally, the purchase of the Vulink and the server, and installation of the equipment at a cost not to exceed $85,000. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve the renewal of the Class B and Class B liquor licenses for Azul Tequila Inc. contingent on successful building and fire inspections and payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Hoggatt, second by McCormick to approve the purchase of a replacement squad vehicle (from Hudson Ford for $20,990). Mayor Burchill stated if it was not possible to get the same bid price as the previous purchase, the topic would need reconsideration by Council. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to approve the recommendation from staff, to purchase a 20 foot equipment trailer from Tri State for $6,200 minus a trade-in value of $1,500 for a total cost of $4,700. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by McCormick to approve the purchase of the Aerzen USA Corporation high speed turbo blower for $82,013. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution 7-14. Roll call vote taken, all ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Hoggatt, second by Webber to adopt Resolution 7-14 approving the Compliance Maintenance Annual Report. (Copy on file in the Clerks office.) All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
Discussion of request by Hanson Bros. XII, LLC for consideration by the City of Hudson of a possible waiver of the restrictive covenant on the Hudson Golf Course property in connection with possible residential development of the golf course property (Discussion Only). Mayor Burchill stated his desire to allow the residents in the area and in the City to be able to provide their input on the topic; the possibility of holding a public hearing was suggested and agreed on. Mr. Hans Hagen offered information regarding the possible residential development plans.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED at 8:23 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk
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