St. Croix County Government Meetings (April 12 - 19, 2012)
Thursday, April 12
HUDSON PLAN COMMISSION, 7 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 505 Third St.: Minutes; concept development plans, 7,500 sq. ft. bank facility, 404 CTH UU (north of CTH UU & east of Carmichael Road) – Central Bank; application by Croixland Properties, Ltd for rezoning approximately 131 acres of property at 2200 Carmichael Road (former St. Croix Meadows greyhound racing facility) from B-2, General Business District to PUB, Public or Quasi-Public District and to amend the 2009 City of Hudson comprehensive plan 2030 Master Plan Map land use designation from General Commercial to Institutional. The property is generally located one mile south of I-94 and south and east of Carmichael Road.
ST. JOSEPH TOWN BOARD, 6 p.m., St. Joseph Town Hall, 1337 County V: Reports, Building Inspector, Zoning Administrator, Plan Commission, Joint Library, Parks; citizen comment; discussion/ possible action on Municipal Emergency Operation update, library update; Public Works, discussion/ possible action on 2012 sealcoat/crack seal, 2012 road patchwork, 2012 new road project; shoulder work needed on Rehab Roads; discussion/possible action on response to RFP for assessor; discussion/ possible action on town siren; discussion/ possible action on insurance carrier; discussion/ possible action on Resolution for Law Enforcement; discussion/ possible action on reduction of letter of credit Whisper Valley Estates-Final Plat Recorded; discussion and action on RFPs: lawn service; outdoor restroom maintenance; outdoor restroom cleaning; discussion/ action on Plan Commission Recommendations moving forward with the revised, extension of Premises Guidelines including desired signage postings, special event permit application for small or large assemblies; discussion/ possible actions, Perch Lake Boat Launch, Plan Commission Recommendations, recommendation to proceed with parking lot investigating options based on current conditions of bed defining specs and testing, recommendation to proceed in utilizing current Impact Fee Collections for covering expenses associated with construction of parking lot project, recommendation to accept Needs Assessment Report; discussion/ possible action on private access roads street signs and costs associated; discussion and possible action on walking paths, discussion/ possible action to adopt a rule allowing subcommittee attendance and voting participation via phone; discussion/ possible action on request for extension of premises, Willow River Saloon May 19 (Car Show), Aug 4 (Tractor Show) & Aug 5 (Chicken and Corn Feed), Guv’s Place June 9 (second Annual Bean Bag Tournament) with rain date of June 16; discussion and action confirming Spring Clean Up May 12 for and by town residents; approval of city of Stillwater’s Request for Fireworks Displays July 4 (rain date of July 7) city property Wisconsin side of St. Croix; approval of Thelen Cemetery maintenance proposal; approval of First Responder Dwayne Moltzan; approval of Elections Inspector, Barbara Johnson; approval of Operators License Kevin Andert-White Eagle; discussion and consideration of potential sale of town parcel of land in Houlton between storage units and old drive-in to Blake Commercial Cos (Bridgeport LLC); discussion/ consideration of turning the old dump location into a preserve; request to present Kurimay lift project proposal going before the county; thank you and request by Hudson Area Seniors for financial contributions past and in the future; payment of bills, vouchers, and POs; minutes.
HUDSON PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, 6 p.m., City Hall, 505 third St.: Minutes; paring; request to restrict parking on Hanley Road between Carmichael Road and Namekagon Street; request to Close Locust Street on the Second Friday of each month (May through September) for Locust Street Car Show; request to conduct seventh annual “Ragnar Relay” Foot Race, Aug. 17-18, with an exchange point in Lakefront Park; request to change the speed limit on Vine Street between Grandview Drive and Carmichael Road from 25 mph to 35 mph; request to change open burning ordinance to allow burning leaves; review stop sign on Seventh Street at Mallileau Drive; EMS/Fire Department/Police Department updates.
Monday, April 16
TOWN OF HUDSON PLAN COMMISSION, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 980 County A: Minutes; change to site plan for Willow River Tree Farm.
COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING, 7 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 505 Third St.: The purpose of this meeting is to allow the mayor to appoint individuals to the various committees, boards, and commissions, etc. as hereafter noted; President of the Council - Council elects after Mayor receives nominations; Plan Commission - Council elects one alderperson for a one-year term; Standing Committees - Finance, Public Works and Public Safety, Mayor appoints; other committees (Alderpersons appointed as Voting Members) - Community Access Board, St. Croix E.M.S. Commission, Hudson Area Joint Library Board, Park Board, and Advisory Joint Fire Board (Fire Board member must be a member of Public Safety Committee; Aldermanic Liaisons: School Board, Tourism Bureau and Public Utility Commission; Hudson/North Hudson Community Access Board – one citizen for a three-year term; Board of Zoning Appeals - two citizens for three-year terms, Council confirmation; Park Board - two citizens for five-year terms, Council confirmation; Plan Commission – one citizen for a three-year term; Police and Fire Commission - one citizen for a five-year term; Intergovernmental Advisory Council - two members; Advisory Joint Fire Board - one member at large (citizen or Council member).
Tuesday, April 17
NORTH HUDSON PUBLIC WORKS, 6 p.m., Village Hall 400 Seventh S. N.: Minutes; Village Hall Pest Control contract, discussion/ possible recommendation; Village Hall service lift maintenance contract renewal from Arrow Lift, discussion/ possible recommendation; hiring of a part-time, seasonal Public Works employee, discussion/ possible recommendation; North Hudson Public Works duties and responsibilities, discussion only; Engineer’s report; Supervisor’s report.
NORTH HUDSON ANNUAL REORGANIZATION MEETNG: 5 p.m., Village Hall, 400 Seventh S. N.: Elected/re-elected trustees & officials; Standing Committee assignments, recommendations and approval requested; Appointed Officials, Committees, Boards, Commissions, and Representatives to other bodies, recommendations and approval requested; Board of Review assignments and meeting date & time, Board of Review Committee assignments, approval requested, Schedule initial Board of Review meeting for a date within 30 days after the 2nd Monday in May, approval requested; Resolution 2012 – 03 designating Public Depositories, recommendations and approval requested; Resolution 2012 – 04 specifying Line of Succession for proclaiming emergency or disaster, recommendations and approval requested; comments from president, administrator and clerk.
HUDSON PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE, 7:30 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 505 Third St.: Minutes; review quotes received for the 2012 Broadleaf Control program; request by Hudson Baseball to construct a concessions/scoreboard on city property at Grandview Park; review quotes for roof repairs at Grandview Park building; docks on city property – west of First Street between Orange and St. Croix streets; Stonepine Trail and easement status between Wisconsin Street and Grandview Drive; project update/staff report; communications and items for future agendas.
Thursday, April 19
NORTH HUDSON PUBLIC WELFARE: The Regular Public Welfare Meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 19, at 6:30 pm has been cancelled. The next meeting of the Public Welfare Committee is scheduled for Thursday, May 17.
All meetings are held at the St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road, Hudson, unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, April 12
FAIR BOARD, 7:30 p.m., New Richmond Civic Center, lower level: Minutes; date of next meeting treasurer’s report; Horse Committee: Shed, District Show 2013/14; shavings ; speaker system; breast feeding location confirmation; Hudson Spring Showcase; goat show time change request; Beef Committee Cloverbud show request; ATV mud races; rain insurance; fair premium checks for 2012; camping registration and fees.
Tuesday, April 17
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, 9 a.m., Minutes; next meeting May 1; rezoning; recognition of County Supervisors not re-elected; election of officers and elected committees, Chair appoints two tellers for election of officers, Chair-pro-tem appointed will announce that the next order of business will be the election of the County Board Chairman for a two-year term, Chair-pro-tem will call for nominations from the floor, Nominees will address Board by responding to questions in Rules and Bylaws Article II. A., Voting will be by secret ballot, Upon the election of the County Board Chair, who will take the chair at this time, the Vice-Chair will be elected; appointments, County Administrator appointments County Supervisors to Health and Human Services Board followed by County Board Confirmation; Election of Standing Committees, The order in which the standing committees are selected shall be established randomly. The members shall be elected by secret ballot (Article IV.C.), Administration Committee – five members, Community Development Committee – five members, Public Protection Committee – five members, Transportation Committee – five members; resolution Approving Sale of County Property.
Thursday, April 19
COUNCIL ON AGING AND DISABILITIES, 9 a.m.: Minutes, date of next meeting; monthly financial and staff updates; Denise Gillen, Information & Assistance presentation; Ray Morris, Emergency Management; review of County Board By-Laws effective April 17, 2012; aging updates, Senior Center/Nutrition Program, annual Countywide Card Tournament – update, Transportation Program, Transportation Requests (out of county/weekend); ADRC updates, Family Care Waitlist; Correspondence; possible agenda items for next meeting.