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VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 11/5/13 Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 11:20pm

Village of North Hudson
Regular Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 @ 7:00 P.M.
Village Hall, 400 7th Street North
Hudson, WI 54016
1. President Stan Wekkin called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. Invocation read by Wekkin. Answering the call were Trustees Klein, O’Brien-Berglund, Rode, Standafer and Zappa. A quorum was present and the meeting had been duly noticed. It was noted that Trustee Head was absent. Also in attendance were the Village Attorney, Terry Dunst; Public Works Director, Mark Ekblad; Police Chief, Mark Richert; Cedar Corp Engineer, Kevin Oium; Village Administrator, Gloria Troester; and Village Clerk, Melissa Luedke.
2. Motion (O’Brien-Berglund/Zappa) to approve the October 1, 2013 Regular meeting minutes as presented. Motion carried.
3. Comments from Resident Fred Sparling at 207 Galahad Place N.
4. Remarks from Wekkin and Luedke.
5. Plan Commission did not meet.
6. a. Motion (Standafer/Zappa) to approve the October 2013 non- recurring claims totaling $220,269.51. Motion passed on a roll call vote of 6-0. Rode-yes, Standafer-yes, Wekkin-yes, Zappa-yes, O’Brien-Berglund-yes, Klein-yes.
b. Motion (Zappa/O’Brien-Berglund) to authorize the sale of the 2004 Ford Police Interceptor. Richert stated it is anticipated they will receive $2,000 for the squad. Motion passed on a roll call vote of 6-0. Klein-yes, O’Brien-Berglund-yes, Zappa-yes, Wekkin-yes, Standafer-yes, Rode-yes.
c. Motion (Zappa/O’Brien-Berglund) to authorize the purchase of a 2014 Ford Explorer police squad from Hudson Ford and the purchase, installation and removal of equipment to outfit the squad in an amount not to exceed $35,000. Motion passed on a roll call vote of 6-0. Rode-yes, Standafer-yes, Wekkin-yes, Zappa-yes, O’Brien-Berglund-yes, Klein-yes.
d. Motion (Zappa/O’Brien-Berglund) to amend the 2013 Annual Budget by transferring $98,000 from the Public Works, General Government and Public Safety reserved accounts to the Public Works Capital Machinery/Equipment, Public Works Vehicles, General Government Public Building Outlay and Public Safety Capital Vehicles in the amounts of $4,000, $36,000, $23,000 and $35,000 respectively. Additionally, pull $2,700 from the Unassigned Fund to pay for the purchase and installation of “Welcome to North Hudson” signs. Motion passed on a roll call vote of 6-0. Rode-yes, Standafer-yes, Wekkin-yes, Zappa-yes, O’Brien-Berglund-yes, Klein-yes.
e. Motion (Zappa/Standafer) to amend the 2013 Annual Budget by recording $49,025 of anticipated revenue from state and federal grants as well as various storm related expenses totaling $48,751. The difference of $274 will be used to reduce the Use of Available Fund Balance. Motion passed on a roll call vote of 6-0. Klein-yes, O’Brien-Berglund-yes, Zappa-yes, Wekkin-yes, Standafer-yes, Rode-yes.
f. This item has been pulled from the Agenda.
g. Motion (Standafer/Zappa) to accept the loan bid from First American Bank in an amount not to exceed $463,330 with a 2.875% fixed rate over a nine year repayment schedule with semi-annual payments beginning in March 2015 and no prepayment penalties. Additionally, authorize the Village President and Administrator to sign loan agreements and secure funding. Motion passed on a roll call vote of 6-0. Rode-yes, Standafer-yes, Wekkin-yes, Zappa-yes, O’Brien-Berglund, Klein-yes.
h. Motion (Wekkin/Zappa) to remove signs banning weapons in the village hall and other village owned buildings and to allow law abiding permit holders to carry concealed weapons in the village hall and village buildings. Motion passed on a roll call vote of 4-2. Klein-no, O’Brien-Berglund-no, Zappa-yes, Wekkin-yes, Standafer-yes, Rode-yes.
i. Motion (Wekkin/Zappa) to approve the Emergency Management Director Job Description and to form a committee consisting of the Village Administrator, Village President, and Police Chief to discuss the Emergency Management Director Job Description- Appointment and Wages. Motion carried.
j. Motion (Wekkin/Zappa) to approve the publication of the proposed 2014 North Hudson Annual Budget and public hearing notice posting as required by Wisconsin State Statute 65.90 Municipal Budgets (3)(a). Motion passed on a roll call vote of 6-0. Klein-yes, O’Brien-Berglund-yes, Zappa-yes, Wekkin-yes, Standafer-yes, Rode-yes.
7. a. Public Works update from Standafer.
b. Motion (Standafer/Klein) to approve the 2013-2014 snow removal contract with Zappa Brothers Inc. at a contract minimum of $9,000. Motion passed on a roll call vote of 6-0. Rode-yes, Standafer-yes, Wekkin-yes, Zappa-yes, O’Brien-Berglund-yes, Klein-yes.
8. Chair update from Zappa.
9. Public Welfare did not meet.
10. No update from Park Board.
11. a. The Village Board did not convene into closed session.
b. This item was pulled from the Agenda and will be continued to December.
13. Wekkin declared the meeting adjourned at 7:53 p.m.
Respectfully submitted by, Melissa Luedke, Village Clerk
Resolutions, ordinances, and full minutes are available for review at the Village Hall, 400 -7th Street N. Please visit the Village website -www.northhudsonvillage.org.
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