CITY OF HUDSON: 7/21/08 Regular Council Meeting Minutes
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
JULY 21, 2008
Meeting called to order by Mayor Dean Knudson in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:00 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, Scot O’Malley and Alan Burchill.
CONSENT AGENDA: MOTION by Morrissette, second by O’Malley, to approve the following Consent Agenda items:
The Public Hearing and Regular Meeting minutes of 7/07/08.
Claims for payment of $252,418.99 for payables and $152,513.30 for payroll, for a total of $404,932.29.
Approve the outdoor patio area for Keys Café & Bakery, 840 Carmichael Road, and authorize the City Clerk to change the premises on their license, contingent on obtaining the necessary building and fence permits, and following successful completion of the required inspections and payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City.
Place on file the Public Utility Commission minutes of 7/8/08.
Roll call vote, all ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Bernard, to approve the amendment to the Conditional Use Permit for the Heritage Greens Planned Residential Development in the plan referred to as “Plan 10” with the recommendations of the Plan Commission and Mr. Darnold. (It was clarified that Plan 10 did not include parcels P1 and P2 as Single Family.) MOTION AMENDED by Bernard, second by Morrissette, to approve (the amendment to the Conditional Use Permit for the Heritage Greens Planned Residential Development) Plan 10, with the recommendations of the Plan Commission and Mr. Darnold, and the designation that lot P1 would be Single Family, with P2 to remain as Limited Flex. Vote taken on the amendment to the original motion: All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED. Vote taken on the AMENDED MOTION, Ayes (4); Brokaw and O’Malley voted No. MOTION CARRIED.
Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by Burchill, second by O’Malley, to approve issuance of Operator’s Licenses for the period 7/22/08 through 6/30/10 to the following:
Leslie M. Brunstad, N5730 Hwy 63, Ellsworth, WI
Jeremy D. Churchill, 817 Henslow Avenue, Oakdale, MN
Candace M. Cook, 708 Monroe St. N. #1, Hudson, WI
Douglas R. Delameter, 651 4th Street, Hudson, WI
Justin M. King, 142 Dellwood Avenue, Dellwood, MN
Jason D. Lukarich, 821 E. Cascade Ave., River Falls, WI
Joseph D. Meyer, 650 A Circle Pine Dr., New Richmond, WI
Betsy MJ O’Keefe, N5730 Hwy 63, Ellsworth, WI
Holli M. Rodrick, 496 Maud Circle, Hudson, WI
Frank S. Ranallo, 1409 Blossom Lane, St. Paul Park, MN
Nicole M. Schmidt, 864 Alex Lane, Hudson, WI
And the issuance of a Temporary Operator’s License to be used July 26, 2008 for a hockey event at the Hudson Civic Center, 1820 Hanley Road, to: Susan Kay Stoskopf, 2227 Donegal Court, Hudson, WI. Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Bernard, to deny the Operator’s License applications submitted by Matthew Hamilton, 5445 Jackson Drive, Apt. 208, Mounds View, MN; Janelle A. Vasquez, 1025 Green Street, Hudson, WI; and Brian L. Cadwallader, 80 Crown Point Curve, Hudson, WI, as recommended by the Police Chief, and based on prior convictions and multiple violations involving alcohol, as noted under Wis. Stats. § 125.04 (5)(a)-1 and 125.04(5)(b). All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Burchill, second by Wyland to accept the Finance Committee recommendation to proceed with Phase II of the Prospect Park Restoration Improvements Project (and approve the bid of Zappa Brothers in the amount of $31,905.00). All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Burchill, to approve the position description for the Director of Public Works and Parks, as presented.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Burchill, to approve the Finance Committee recommendation (approve advertising for the Director position with a salary range of $65,000 to $75,000.). MOTION (restated) by Morrissette, second by Burchill, to approve advertising to fill the Director of Public Works and Parks position, with a salary range between $65,000 and $75,000. Vote taken: Ayes (3); Noes: 3. MOTION FAILED. MOTION AMENDED by Wyland, second by Brokaw, to advertise for the Director position October 1st with a January 1st start date, and to use the 2008 position funds for other City projects. Vote on amended motion: Noes: Morrissette, Bernard, Burchill. Ayes: Brokaw, Wyland and O’Malley. Mayor Knudson voted No. MOTION FAILED. Vote taken on original motion: Ayes (4); Wyland voted No; O’Malley abstained. MOTION CARRIED.
Burchill recused himself. MOTION by Wyland, second by O’Malley, to approve issuance of a Temporary Class “B”/”Class B” Retailer’s License to the Hudson Hockey Association to sell beer on 7/26/08 for an Alumni 3-on-3 event at 1820 Hanley Road. Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Wyland, second by Bernard, to approve the Finance Committee recommendation (to prepare a Request for Proposals to verify the findings of the Ad Hoc Facilities Committee Report, and to include layout, site selections and cost estimates, and to be funded with excess bond proceeds). All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Wyland, second by O’Malley, to approve the Park Board’s revisions to the Boat Launch policy and procedures to allow City residents to launch their boats and leave when the parking lot is full. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Burchill, to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution 9-08. Roll call vote, Ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by O’Malley, second by Burchill, to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 9-08. PRELIMINARY RESOLUTION RE: SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS FOR 2008 SIDEWALK, CURB & GUTTER REPLACEMENT PROJECT (Copy on file in Clerk’s office). All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Morrissette, to find and hire additional legal counsel to review and advise the City with the proposed Library Agreement process. MOTION AMENDED by O’Malley, second by Morrissette to include that $2,500 be provided for the legal review, to be funded by the Contingency Fund. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Bernard to adjourn. All ayes (6). MOTION CARRIED at 11:11 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk