CITY OF HUDSON: 10/22/12 Council Meeting Minutes(Pub. December 13, 2012)
(Pub. December 13, 2012)
CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
OCTOBER 22, 2012 - MINUTES
Meeting called to order by Mayor Alan Burchill in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:00 p.m. Mayor Burchill led those present in the pledge of allegiance.
PRESENT: Mayor Burchill and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Mary Yacoub, Lori Bernard, Kurt TeWinkel, John Hoggatt and Rich Vanselow.
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: MOTION by Bernard, second by Vanselow to approve the following consent agenda items:
The Regular Meeting minutes of 10/1/12.
Claims for payment of $546,182.20 for payables and $121,847.47 for payroll for a total of $668,039.47.
Issuance of regular Operator Licenses for the period 10/23/12 to 6/30/14 to: Christopher Grillo, 122 E. Spring St., River Falls, WI; Kendrick Hulse, 999 107th Ave., Roberts, WI; Kelly Mullinax, 1430 Highway 12, Roberts, WI; Jessica Olson, 438 Rolling Hills Lane, Hudson; Stacy Springer, 298 Salishan Dr., Hudson; and Sean Trebus, P.O. Box 71891, St. Paul, MN.
The appointment of Connie Draveling, 191 W. Canyon Drive, as a Republican Election Inspector for the term November 7, 2012 through December 13, 2013, with the additional consideration that, after training, she may also serve as a Special Registration Deputy or Special Voting Deputy for election related duties at the Christian Community Home.
Designate the Chamber of Commerce/Tourism Bureau annual Holiday Tour of Homes as a Community Event.
Reallocate $1,200 of Room Tax funds from the Banners account to $200 for Bandshell Programs and $1,000 for Vintage Ornaments.
The removal of one parking space at the southeast corner of First Street at Vine Street.
Approve closing Second Street between Vine Street and Walnut Street for Light-up Night on November 23, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Installation of a painted pedestrian walkway on the west side of 13th St. from Summer Street to Coulee Road, and that all crosswalk paint is to be refreshed.
Installation of a stop sign on Willis Miller Drive at Heiser Street.
Place on file the quarterly reports of the Police Chief, Fire Chief, and Building Inspector, the monthly report of the Finance Officer, and the 10/9/12 minutes of the Public Utility Commission, the 9/26/12 minutes of the Advisory Joint Fire Board, and the 9/28/12 and 10/17/12 minutes of the St. Croix E.M.S. Commission. Roll call vote: Ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by TeWinkel to set a cap of $10,000 for the payment in lieu of taxes (from the Hudson Housing Authority) for the next five years, and that Council revisit it at that time. Ayes (5); Noes (1) – Hoggatt. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to approve the application of Crusader Hockey, Inc. for a Temporary Class “B” Retailers License to sell beer on October 27, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the John Gornick Arena, 1820 Hanley Road, with the service area being located on the mezzanine level, and allowing adults only on that level. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to approve the removal of two parking spaces and parking meters at the northeast corner and southeast corner of Second Street at Commercial Street, with No Parking signs installed, and the meters to be reinstalled when the Stillwater Bridge reopens. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by TeWinkel to approve the use of horse-drawn carriages on the November 30th Candlelight Stroll event from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., using the amended route recommended by Police Chief Marty Jensen. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Hoggatt to approve Mike Kealey’s request to operate a ped-o-cab in Lakefront Park. MOTION AMENDED to include approval contingent on receipt of a certificate of insurance. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to convene into Closed Session pursuant to §19.85(1) (E), Wis. Stats. to determine whether to purchase property. Roll call vote taken, all ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED at 7:45 p.m.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Vanselow to reconvene in open session for possible action on purchasing property. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED at 7:53 p.m. No action was taken regarding purchasing property.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED at 7:55 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk