CITY OF HUDSON: 11/21/11 Council Minutes(Pub. December 15, 2011)
(Pub. December 15, 2011)
CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
NOVEMBER 21, 2011 - MINUTES
Meeting called to order by Mayor Alan Burchill in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:04 p.m. and he led the pledge of allegiance.
PRESENT: Mayor Burchill and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Mary Yacoub, Lori Bernard, Lee Wyland, John Hoggatt and Rich Vanselow.
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: MOTION by Morrissette, second by Vanselow to approve the following consent agenda items:
The Public Hearing and Regular Meeting minutes of 11/07/11.
Claims for payment of $199,780.13 for payables and $202,716.72 for payroll for a total of $402,496.85.
The purchase of Image Trend software for the Fire Department at a cost of approximately $9,500 plus $950 for annual maintenance.
No parking on school days on the west side of Twelfth Street north to Fillmore Street.
The parking restriction and signage of “No Parking Here to Corner” for the north side of Fillmore Street, two vehicle lengths from the intersection with Twelfth Street.
Place on file the quarterly report of the Water Utility Director, the semi-annual report of the IT Coordinator, the monthly report of the Finance Officer, and the 11/08/11 minutes of the Public Utilities Commission.
Roll call vote taken, all ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by Bernard, second by Wyland to approve the issuance of Regular Operator’s Licenses for the period 11/22/11 to 6/30/13 to: Ryan J. Hilke, 420 Third Street; Roxann L. Kopp, 915 Second Street, and Sophia T. Leoni, 631 Pine Tree Road, all in Hudson, WI. All ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Vanselow, second by Wyland to approve the Municipal Court payment plan (for Ross Freeman) that was agreed on in a letter dated November 15, 2011, with the condition that if any one payment is missed, revocation procedures (for his license) would begin. Ayes (4); Noes (2) Bernard and Yacoub. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve the Development Agreement between the City of Hudson and Hanley Road, LLC (Uline) as presented. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
Morrissette recused himself. MOTION by Yacoub, second by Wyland to approve a “Class A” liquor and “Class A” beer license for the SSG Corporation (at 1920 Crest View Drive). Ayes (3); Noes (2) Hoggatt and Vanselow. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Wyland to approve the 5-year ambulance service contracts with St. Croix E.M.S. and to change the formula regarding deficits to exclude transfer calls from Hudson Hospital in the City’s portion of the data. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to suspend the rules toward adoption of Ordinance No. 21-11. Roll call vote, all ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to adopt ORDINANCE NO. 21-11, 2012 BUDGET FOR MUNICIPAL OPERATIONS (Copy on file in Clerk’s office). All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
Mayor Burchill announced that he has authorized 2-hour free parking at meters and the issuance of “courtesy” tickets in downtown Hudson from Thanksgiving (Nov. 24th) until January 2, 2012.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to approve the appointment of Rich O’Conner to the Hudson Are Joint Library Board until April 2012. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Vanselow, second by Yacoub to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED at 8:04 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk