Local Government Meetings (Feb. 23 - March 7, 2012)
Thursday, Feb. 23
CITY OF HUDSON BOARD OF CANVASS, 9 a.m., City Hall, 505 Third St.; conduct city canvass from returns of spring primary election held Feb. 21.
Monday, Feb. 27
CITY OF HUDSON BOARD OF CANVASS, 9 a.m. (if needed), City Hall, 505 Third St.; revise and finalize city canvass to include provisional ballots and late-arriving absentee ballots from spring primary election held Feb. 21.
HUDSON CITY COUNCIL, 7 p.m., City Hall, 505 Third St.; agenda: citizen comment; minutes; claims; applications for operator’s licenses; fire department/DNR memorandum of understanding for mutual aid and fire suppression services; application of Hudson Hockey Association for license to sell beer and wine Saturday, March 31, for the HHA Season Meltdown Celebration at 1820 Hanley Road; request to waive the Lakefront Park reservation fee for the Raise the Woof Dog Walk event June 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; recommendation of 2012 grants from Room Tax Grant Board; application of Mark Bongers (Final Stretch Inc.) for permit for Gopher to Badger 2012 race and use of Lakefront Park Aug. 11; establishment of Storm Water Utility – Ordinance No. 1-12, and proposed rates – Resolution No. 1-12; consider storm sewer infrastructure inventory and condition study; approval of contract with CivicPlus for website development; application of Nathan A. Turnquist for Secondhand Article and Secondhand Jewelry Dealer’s License, d/b/a Northcountry Gold & Silver Company, 1920 Crest View Drive; application of Hudson Softball Association LLC for renewal of six-month beer license for concession building at Grandview Park, 1100 Carmichael Rd.; applications of Knights of Columbus St. Croix Council 1762 for license to sell beer at 1500 Vine St. for KC Fish Fry on Friday, March 9 and March 30; application of Azul Tequila Inc. for Reserve Class B beer and Class B liquor license, d/b/a Azul Tequila Bar and Grill, 2421 Hanley Road; Public Works update from Urban Forestry Board and review of Vine Street Feasibility Report; Public Safety: request for Dash for Dads 5K foot race at Prospect Park on June 16; request to barricade Walnut Street between First and Second Streets for Yellowstone Trail Car Show on May 12, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; request to change Coulee Road speed limit from 30 mph to 35 mph between 11th and 14th streets; recommendation to install a stop sign on 7th Street at Mallalieu Drive; Park Board: 2012 Grandview Park Concession Agreement with Hudson Softball Association; reports; minutes.
Tuesday, Feb. 28
CITY OF HUDSON PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE, 7:30 a.m., City Hall; 505 Third St.; minutes; consideration of citywide ordinance for boat trailer parking on city streets; boat launch season passes and overall policy/procedure; Long Pond sediment issue; formation of Hudson Urban Forestry Committee; project update/staff report; leaf collection status.
HUDSON AREA ADVISORY JOINT FIRE BOARD, 6:30 p.m., Public Safety Building, 222 Walnut St.: Minutes; MABAS Wisconsin Presentation from Rick Merryfield; possible action on recommendation for creating St. Croix County Division of MABAS Wisconsin; full replacement cost insurance for fire apparatus; fourth quarter report; 2011 annual report; technology needs; next meeting date.
STEERING COMMITTEE, 7 a.m., Hudson Area Library, 700 First St.: Citizen comment; minutes; update the Pathways slide presentation/ discuss planned presentation for the Special Meeting of the Steering Committee scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, with the governmental chairs as our special invitees; agenda items for future meetings; date of next meeting.
STEERING COMMITTEE (Special Meeting) 6:30 p.m., Hudson Area Library, 700 First St.: Pathways presentation to the governmental chairs of the municipalities of the Hudson Area Joint Library partners, presenters – Ed Lucas and Bill Wilson, results of 18 months of study by the Steering Committee on what it will take to sustain our library, results from last summer’s survey, current budget shortfall and projected insolvency without changes, consideration of various strategies to resolve the fiscal dilemma, financial impact of Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 43.64; discussion with governmental chairs; Q&A to Bill Wilson and Steering Committee.
Thursday, March 1
TROY PLAN COMMISSION, 7 p.m., Troy Town Hall, 654 Glover Road: Site Visit will be held February 25, 2012. Meet at Town Hall at 8:30 a.m., and proceed to sites by appointment: Minutes; building/utility permits; exception to design standards for setbacks – John Olson, 438 New Century Dr.; Riverway concept review/public hearing to replace/reinforce existing retaining wall, walkways & fire pit. Update shrubbery and replace mulch with river rock – Susan & Ron Beran, 177A Glenmont Ave.; committee Reports & correspondence;
All meetings are held at the St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road, unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, Feb. 23
COUNTY ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE, 1 p.m.: Minutes; financial reports; resolution establishing total annual compensation for elected officials for the Years 2013 Through 2016; proposed changes to County Board Rules & Bylaws and Operations Policies; resolution authorizing continuation of self-insured worker’s compensation program; HIPAA Policy.
BOARD OF CANVASSERS NOTICE OF CANVASS AND AGENDA, 9 a.m.: Conduct county canvass from the returns of the Spring Primary Election held on Feb. 21.
Wednesday, March 7
LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE, 1 p.m., Community Room: Minutes; date of next meeting; membership review; recommendation from Planning subcommittee to approve off-site facility plans - xounty-wide strategic plan, GM Plant 30 – Hudson, Verizon (old MCI) – Hudson, Wastewater Plant – New Richmond, Ameritech – Houlton, Precision Ag – 4 Corners, New Richmond, Fleet Farm – Hudson; Hazmat training grants update; Hazard Mitigation Plan Steering Committee; update of the St. Croix County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan provided by Chris Straight from WCWRPC; committee and public comments.