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CITY OF HUDSON: 7/07/14 Council Meeting Minutes

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 11:20pm

CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
JULY 7, 2014 - MINUTES
Meeting was 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, and Rich Vanselow.
ABSENT/EXCUSED: John Hoggatt.
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: MOTION by Morrissette, second by Webber to approve the following consent agenda items:
Approve the Regular and Special meeting minutes of June 16, 2014 and June 30, 2014.
Payment of the following claims: $316,975.64 for payables and $365,974.92 for payroll for a total of $682,950.86.
Approve the application for a Class “B” (beer) and “Class C” (wine) license to the Hudson Community Foundation for their 15th Anniversary Celebration event at the Phipps Center for the Arts on August 21, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Approve the application for a Class “B” (beer) and “Class C” (wine) license to the St. Patrick Parish for their Fall Festival on September 19-21, 2014 as submitted.
Approve the issuance of one Taxi Cab Driver’s license for the period July 8, 2014 to June 30, 2015 to Jerry Matejka contingent on approval by the Police Chief and payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City.
Place on file the July 17, 2014 E.M.S. Commission meeting minutes.
Roll call vote taken, all ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Webber to approve the conditional use permit for a dog kennel and dog daycare facility as proposed by Kim and Bob Boddy/K9 Playtime, LLC at 1400 Gateway Circle with the condition that the permit be reviewed one-year after occupancy permit is issued and that the plans for the fence enclosure are submitted to the community development director for approval and that an easement agreement be added, if needed, regarding the fence enclosure. All ayes, (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow for first reading of Ordinance 7-14 regarding the petition for annexation of 12.3 acres, north of Stageline Road at Old Highway 35 by SSHD, Inc. including the condition that the developer execute an annexation agreement. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by Yacoub, second by McCormick to approve 17 Regular Operator’s Licenses for the period 7/8/14-6/30/16 (Applications on file in the Clerk’s office). All ayes (4) MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Yacoub, second by McCormick to approve the issuance of two Temporary Operator’s Licenses (to be used at the Hudson Community Foundation’s 15th anniversary event). All ayes (4) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Vanselow, second by Yacoub to revoke the Operator’s License that was issued to Sacsha Bailey. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
The Finance Committee requested additional information be provided by the applicant regarding a Class “B” (beer)and Class “C” (wine) license from D3VEC, LLC doing business as Cheers Pablo; the item was postponed until the next Council meeting.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to approve awarding the engineering services for the First Street Parking Improvements to MSA in the amount of $19,800.00 with funds to come from the parking utility fund. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by McCormick to approve awarding the 2014 Street Maintenance crackfilling and flexpatching project to Fahrner in the amount of $206,947.30 with funds from the Capital Fund. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Webber to approve awarding the 2014 street maintenance-slurry seal project to Struck and Irwin in the amount of $25,934.01, (with funds from the Capital Fund). All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to award the reconstruction of the Pine Street steps project to Zappa Brothers in the amount of $18,842.00. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Vanselow to approve the Street Improvement bid alternate for Ward Avenue. Ayes (4) Noes (1-Yacoub) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to approve the Finance Committee recommendation, to use $1,293.66 from the reallocation of funds budgeted for 2013 & 2014 Street Maintenance for additional costs of spray patching on 2nd Street. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to approve the Finance Committee’s recommendation (to approve the bid from Skyline Renovations for the construction of a replacement pole building at the West Garage in the amount of $48,990.00 including the alternate bid with funding to be reallocated from budgeted funds remaining from completed projects). All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by McCormick, second by Vanselow to approve the revised 2-year contract with EMS Medical Billing Associates, LLC for St Croix E.M.S. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to have the City Clerk draft a letter for the City Attorney to sign regarding the Certificate of Insurance requirements (needed from Final Stretch, Inc./ Mark Bongers for the Special Event Permit). All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Vanselow, second by Yacoub to establish an Ad Hoc Committee; with members including the Public Works Director, the Community Development Director, the Public Works Committee Chairperson, and the City Engineer, to review the engineering proposals. MOTION AMENDED by Vanselow, second by Yacoub to also include Jim Webber on the Ad Hoc Committee. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
ADJOURNMENT: MOTION by Yacoub, second by Webber to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED at 7:44 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk
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