Local Government Meetings (Nov. 29 - Dec. 6, 2012)
Monday, Dec. 3
CITY OF HUDSON COMMON COUNCIL, 7 p.m., City Hall Council Chamber, 505 Third Street. (6:50 p.m. re: Application of Ryan Humphrey for taxicab service license d/b/a Rite Ride). Meeting Agenda: Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance; Clerk’s roll call; Comments and suggestions from citizens present; Consent agenda items; Consideration of previous meeting minutes; (Public Hearing and Regular meeting minutes of 11/19/12, and Public Hearing minutes of 11/12/12). Reports of standing committees: Plan Commission. Finance Committee (12/03/12 – 6:30 p.m.); Minutes of past meeting; Claims; Applications for Operator’s Licenses; Application of Ryan Humphrey for taxicab service license d/b/a Rite Ride; Payment authorization for year-end 2012 vouchers and invoices. Public Works Committee. Public Safety Committee. Park Board. Unfinished business, update on projects; old business; new business; closed session, Communications and recommendations of the mayor. Reports of city officials, boards, commissions; Semi-annual report of the IT Coordinator, quarterly reports of the Parks and Public Works Director and Wastewater Director.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
HUDSON TOWN BOARD, 6:30 p.m., Hudson Town Hall, 980 County A: Minutes; November building inspector’s report; treasurers report and payment of bills; fire calls; Plan Commission minutes; Animal Control Report; Operator Licenses; 2013 Ambulance Contract with St. Croix EMS; replace Prairie Park sign; reappoint Kernon Bast to EDC for three-year term; purchase anti-fatigue mat for office; set date for 2013 Caucus; committee reports: EMS, Fire, First Responders, Library, Exodus House, Economic Development; chairman’s monthly road report; appoint member to Plan Commission; action on special exception request of Tamara Klabon to have chickens in residential zoned property; preliminary plat of South Willow Acres; set date for rezoning Bethel Lutheran Highlands Church property to residential; St. Croix River Crossing mitigation funding; upgrade Laserfiche software; 2013 employee and independent contractors contracts.
NORTH HUDSON FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE (Regular Meeting) 6 p.m.,
Village Hall, 400 Seventh St. N.: Minutes; claims; Resolution No. 2012-12, adopting the village annual budget and establishing the tax levy, Discussion/ possible recommendation; treasurer/deputy clerk job description, discussion/ possible recommendation; 2013 staff vacation & compensation time carryover, discussion/ possible recommendation; 2013 contracts, discussion/ possible recommendations: Building Inspector – Wert Inspection Services, Animal Impounding Facility – Woodbury Animal Humane Society, Tree removal services – St. Croix Tree Service, Engineering services – Cedar Corp.; Resolution 2012-13, adopting an employee health insurance plan for 2013.
NORTH HUDSON BOARD OF TRUSTEES, 7 p.m., Village Hall, 400 Seventh St. N.: Minutes; citizen comment; public hearing on 2013 proposed budget; presentation of the 2013 proposed budget by the village administrator; Resolution No. 2012-12, adopting the village annual budget and establishing the tax levy; new business; president’s comments; administrator’s comments; village clerk’s comments; Personnel and Finance Committee recommendations: claims, treasurer/deputy Clerk job description, approval requested; 2013 staff vacation & compensation time carryover, approval requested; 2013 Contracts, approvals requested: Building Inspector – Wert Inspection Services, Animal Impounding Facility – Woodbury Animal Humane Society, Tree removal services – St. Croix Tree Service, Engineering services – Cedar Corp., Resolution 2012-13, adopting an employee health insurance plan for 2013; Park Board Committee recommendations: Resolution 2012-11, adopting the Village of North Hudson Outdoor Recreation/Park Plan for incorporation into the St. Croix County Outdoor Recreation Plan, approval requested.
CITY OF HUDSON PARK BOARD, 5:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chamber, 505 Third Street. Call to order; Minutes; Update Moorings; Review 2013 Mooring policy; Summary of the 2012 park reservations; 2012 Boat launch summary; 2013 Park User fees; Project update, parks projects; Other business; Adjourn.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH PLAN COMMISSION, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, 1337 Co. Rd. V. ; Call to Order; Statement of Public Notice; Roll Call; Adoption of Agenda; Dates of Upcoming Meetings (Dec. 13, Town Board meeting; Jan. 2, Plan Commission meeting; Jan. 7, St. Croix River Crossing meeting; Jan. 10, Town Board meeting, possible town caucus); Public Comments; Reports and/or Actions by Town/County; Items for Discussion and/or Preliminary Action and/or Action — 1. Sign ordinance - CH 156 discussion, amendments; 2. Formal adoption of motion to recommend to Town Board to adopt the Town of St Joseph Non-residential Guidelines, June 2010, as standard for non-residential development; 3. Report or updates from River Crossing Committee; 4. Report from ORP Subcommittee; 5. Town Comprehensive Plan / County Comprehensive Plan review; Recommendations to Town Board; Approval of prior meeting minutes; Items for next agenda; Items for Town Board agenda; Adjournment
Thursday, Dec. 6
TOWN OF TROY BOARD MEETING, 7 p.m., Troy Town Hall. Agenda includes, Approve minutes; Citizen Input; Park Board and Plan Commission Reports; Review Park Board Budget; Park Ranger, Humane Officer & Sheriff Reports; Review Town insurance policy with Agent from Rural Insurance; Discuss 2013 road projects and related bidding process; Discuss status and options for placement and infrastructure of future fire wells; Develop guidelines for uniform fire number placement; Building/Driveway Permits; Approve town calendar; Appoint election inspectors; Discuss process to review roadcrew contract; Clerk/Treasurer report; Approve bills; Correspondence; Committee reports; Adjourn. Action may be taken on any agenda item.
Thursday, Nov. 29
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, 9:30 a.m., County Board Room, Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road: Minutes; date of next meeting, Dec. 27; John Stoffel, an air quality specialist from the Wisconsin DNR and Wendy Kramer the Public Health Coordinator for Saint Croix County will present information on air quality related to nonmetallic mining.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, 9 a.m., County Board Room - Government Center
1101 Carmichael Road: Minutes; next meeting Jan. 8; recognition of conservation speeches-Hannah Perry-Junior Division St. Croix County winner and Kylie Strop-Elementary Division St. Croix County winner; appointments; county administrator’s report; annual committee and department reports; old and new business; county clerk’s report of correspondence and rezoning requests.
Thursday, Dec. 6
LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE, 1 p.m. Community Room - Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road: Call to order; roll call, approval of 09/06/2012 minutes; date of next meeting (March 14, 2013 at 1 p.m.); 1. Recommendation from Planning subcommittee to approve Off-site Facility Plans (a. Foremost Farms – Final Plan; b. Johnson Controls – Final Plan); 2. Distribution of LEPC By-laws for review; 3. Recommendation from Membership committee for renewal of current member terms; 4. Update of All-Hazards Mitigation Plan status; 5. Special presentation from Precision Ag-New Richmond Tom Overby & Gery Steinmetz; 6. Committee and Public Comments; Adjourn.