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CITY OF HUDSON: 6/3/13 Council Meeting Minutes

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 12:00am

(Pub. July 4, 2013)

CITY OF HUDSON

REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

Monday, June 3, 2013 - MINUTES

Meeting called to order by Mayor Alan Burchill in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:02 p.m.; Boy Scout Cody Blauwkamp led those present in the pledge of allegiance.

Present: Mayor Burchill and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Mary Yacoub, Lori Bernard, Kurt TeWinkel, John Hoggatt, and Rich Vanselow.

CONSENT AGENDA: MOTION by Morrissette, second by Bernard to approve the following Consent Agenda Items:

The Regular Meeting minutes of May 23, 2013.

Payment of the following claims, $90,845.78 for payables and $201,211.05 for payroll, for a total of $292,056.83.

Issuance of Regular Operator Licenses for the period for the period 6/04/13 to 6/30/15, contingent on payment of any outstanding debt that is owed to the City, to: Kaylynn M. Branson, Hudson; Emily S. Bull, Somerset, WI; Haley E. Field, River Falls, WI; Andrea K. Gazdik, Hudson; Jennifer L. Gibson, Hudson; James M. Hanscom, Somerset, WI; C'Anne L. Heckler, Spring Valley, WI; Tyler A. Hoovestol, Hudson; Eric W. Johnson, Hudson; Donald A. Littleton, Hudson; Betsy M.J. O'Keefe, Ellsworth, WI; Kelsy R. Thomas Rea, New Richmond, WI; Christopher J. Salmon, Hudson; Cristy K. Schrank, Hudson; Cynthia L. Smith, Hudson; Hanna E. Solum, Woodbury, MN; Lori J. Stayberg, Hudson; and Lewis J. Wiechmann, New Richmond, WI

And issuance of Temporary Operator's Licenses to be used July 3-6, 2013 at the Hudson Booster Days event in Lakefront Park to: Darlene J. Huehn, David L. Huehn, Tracey J. Jenkinson, Helen M. McCombie, Jerry L. McKenzie and Ryan E. Schwechler, all in Hudson WI.

Renewal and issuance of an Amusement Device Owner's License to William Anthony Lethert, 390 Richmond St. E., South St. Paul, MN d/b/a Mendota Valley Amusement, Inc., and permits for 13 amusement device machines located at Buffalo Wild Wings and Green Mill in Hudson, and for the period 7/1/13 to 6/30/14.

Increase the minimum hours required to enroll in the City of Hudson's health insurance plan to 30 hours per week, and to make all necessary amendments to plan coverage with Preferred One and any other future health insurance carriers.

Allow Joshua and Michelle Beer to construct a fence at 46 Bristol Court within an easement area, contingent on execution and recording of an Easement Agreement.

Place on file the minutes of the 5/22/13 St Croix EMS meeting and the 5/28/13 Hudson-North Hudson Community Access Board meeting.

All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to approve Option #3 presented by the City Attorney ("To decide to renew the license and, at a future meeting, discuss possible changes to the continuation of business requirements that Council may deem appropriate considering the nature of the banquet/special event type of business, possibly adjusting the time period necessary to interrupt the 90 days."), contingent on receipt of a letter from Hanson Brother Golf Holdings stating they will comply with the City's continuation of business requirements. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to revisit ordinance 145-12 (F) at a future time. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Hoggatt to approve the Finance Committee's recommendation for a $500.00 increase (from the current year's unallocated Room Tax funds) for the Hudson Senior Center. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to approve adding a 4th full time paramedic. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Bernard to suspend the rules toward adoption of Ordinance 2-13 regarding adding unpaid utilities to the tax roll. Roll call vote taken, all ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Bernard, second by Hoggatt to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 2-13, Amend City Code Regarding Unpaid Utilities on Tax roll (Copy on file in Clerk's office). All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to deny the request from Hudson Grocery Cooperative for Room Tax grant funds. Ayes (5); No (1) Hoggatt. MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to amend Chapter 99-8(C) to allow Hudson urban chickens and send the issue back to the Public Safety Committee (for creation of an ordinance change). Ayes (5); Noes (1) Vanselow, MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to send the request for an all-way stop sign at St. Croix/11th Street/Baer Drive back to the Public Safety Committee for more consideration on different options.

MOTION AMENDED by Yacoub, second by Bernard to include doing a search for funding (of a blinking sign) and bring the topic back to the Finance Committee. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to suspend the rules toward adoption of Ordinance No. 3-13 to designate a new polling place for Aldermanic Districts Two (Wards 3-4) and Six (Wards 11-12). Roll call vote taken, all ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 3-13, Amend Ch. 34-1 Designating a New Polling Place for Aldermanic Districts Two (Wards 3-4) and Six (Wards 11-12); (Copy on file in Clerk's office). All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Yacoub to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution 4-13 regarding 2013 Street Improvement Project Special Assessments. Roll call vote taken, all ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Yacoub, second by TeWinkel to adopt RESOLUTION 4-13, 2013 Street Improvement Project Special Assessments (Copy on file in Clerk's office). All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED at 8:44 p.m.

Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk

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