CITY OF HUDSON: 5/18/09 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
MAY 18, 2009
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 Bernard, second by O’Malley to approve the following Consent Agenda items:
The Public Hearing and Regular Meeting minutes of 5/4/09, Annual and Special Meeting Minutes of 5/6/09.
Claims for payment of $179,041.69 for payables, and $144,486.13 for payroll, for a total of $323,527.82.
The pay adjustment for Police Patrol Officer Hilary Lundberg to the one year pay scale at her six month anniversary date, and to the three year pay scale when she reaches her one year anniversary.
Issuance of an Amusement Device Owner’s License to Scott Furlong, N7010 820th Street, River Falls, WI d/b/a Leisure Entertainment RW LLC and issuance of Amusement Device Permits for the five machines located at Pudge’s Bar in Hudson.
Deny the request of Limo One for a reserved parking space in front of Agave Kitchen on Friday and Saturday nights.
The request of Eric and Dave Tostrud to hold Fitness Day in Lakefront Park on Saturday, June 20, 2009.
The changes to the Employee Handbook regarding insurance in Chapter 9, Section 9, and to Chapter 10 travel– meetings, as submitted.
Place on file the quarterly report of the Water Department and the Joint Library Board minutes of 4/13/09.
Roll call vote: Ayes (6). MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Brokaw to approve the final development plans for the 20,600 sq. ft. Goodwill store at 1621 Coulee Road with the following conditions:
• Provide “right of entry” documentation to inform the City that the property owner to the west is knowledgeable that the project will extend into the access easement area.
• Provide an estimate of projects costs to restore street, curb and gutter and boulevard areas where disturbed, and to cover the cost of the city engineer’s inspection staff (Bonestroo) time for required inspections at 1.25 X the estimated costs, and the provision of a letter of credit to assure the restoration and inspection costs to be provided at the time of application for a building permit. The estimate of costs will be reviewed by the city engineer.
• Plans to be amended per the city engineer’s comment of 5-7-09 except for the curb and gutter on 17th Street.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Wyland, to amend the motion and send the issue back to the Plan Commission to discuss the traffic issues reviewed during this meeting.
The amendment to the original motion was RESCINDED by O’Malley.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Brokaw to amend the original motion to include a request that Denny Darnold work with the developer concerning traffic related issues, and that notation be made that the City and the developer/builder understand that the City may be looking at possible changes to the driveway configuration in the future. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED. The vote was then taken on the original motion to approve the final development plans. All ayes (6-0). MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Burchill, to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 7-09, REZONING TERRITORY IN THE CITY OF HUDSON EXTRA-TERRITORIAL ZONING DISTRICT. (Copy on file in Clerk’s office). Vote on adoption of Ordinance 7-09: Ayes (5); Morrissette voted no. MOTION CARRIED.
Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by Wyland, second by Bernard to approve the issuance of regular Operator’s Licenses for the period 5/19/09 to 6/30/11 to: German Felipe Duran, 806 Brent-wood Circle, River Falls, WI; Jill LaRae Duran, 806 Brentwood Circle, River Falls, WI; Sara Fuentes, 745 Hallstrom Dr., Red Wing, MN; Robert N. Knefelkamp, 1140 Helen Street N., Hudson, WI; Kevin M. Peterson, 4190 White Bear Parkway, White Bear Lake, MN
Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Wyland, second by Morrissette, to approve the issuance of Fireworks Paraphern-alia Sales Permits for sales dates of June 15, 2009 to July 7, 2009 at the following locations, contingent on attending the mandatory meeting, and that staff begin the process to amend the ordinance: Fleet Farm - 1101 Industrial St.; North Hudson Ventures - 1800 Crestview Dr.; Target Store - 2401 Coulee Rd.; Wal-Mart Store - 2222 Crestview Dr.; Freedom Valu Center - 219 Second St. and Freedom Valu Center - 1917 Coulee Rd. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Brokaw, to approve the Intergovernmental Agreement Police-School Liaison Program between the City of Hudson and the School District of Hudson. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
Brokaw recused herself. MOTION BY Wyland, second by Bernard, to approve the lease addendum with Youth Action Hudson for space in the Municipal Building (Rooms 207 and 210) at 911 Fourth Street. Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Wyland, to recommend approval of a valet parking service by Agave Kitchen, contingent upon Agave providing proof of insurance; a review of the service in 30 days from the May 18, 2009, Council meeting (July Public Safety Meeting); and a meeting with the City Clerk to determine if the service was considered a new business and would need to comply with any requirements. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Brokaw to approve the placement of a statue in Lakefront Park as proposed by the Boys Scouts of America (BSA), subject to the terms and requirements noted in the documentation provided to the Council, including the placement of the historic plaque and the maintenance agreement.
The vote was taken on the motion to approve the location and installation of the statue. Ayes (5), O’Malley voted no. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Burchill, to adopt Ordinance No. 6-09 amending Municipal Code, Ch. 187-19, Sex Offender Residency.
MOTION by O’Malley to amend the original motion and request that the Public Safety Committee work with Denny Darnold to work on residency zone options that would better fit with the desire to protect the children in the community.
Morrissette rescinded his original motion.
Wyland provided a second to O’Malley’s motion to forward the issue back to Public Safety. Vote was taken on the amendment to the motion. Ayes – 2 (O’Malley, Wyland); Noes 4 (Morrissette, Brokaw, Bernard, Burchill). MOTION FAILED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Burchill, to adopt Ordinance 6-09. Vote taken on the motion to adopt Ordinance No. 6-09. Ayes - 2 (Morrissette and Burchill); Noes - 4 (Brokaw, Bernard, Wyland, and O’Malley). MOTION FAILED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Wyland, to direct the City Attorney to redraft the ordinance to delete all residency restrictions and to provide Council with a child safety zone ordinance at the June 1 meeting. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Brokaw, to send the residency restriction language and maps back to the Public Safety Committee, and to have the committee work with Darnold and city staff to develop options for the residency restriction zones, as discussed at the meeting. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Wyland, second by O’Malley, to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution No. 5-09. Roll call vote, Ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Burchill, to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 5-09, APPROVING THE COMPLIANCE ANNUAL MAINTENANCE REPORT DATED APRIL 27, 2009 (Copy on file in Clerk’s office and attached). All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by O’Malley, second by Brokaw, to adjourn. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED at 9:33 p.m.
Devin J. Willi, City Administrator