CITY OF HUDSON: 11/12/12 Council Meeting Minutes(Pub. December 20, 2012)
(Pub. December 20, 2012)
CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
NOVEMBER 12, 2012 - MINUTES
Meeting called to order by Council President Rich Vanselow in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:00 p.m.; he led those present in the pledge of allegiance and announced he would be retaining his right to vote at the meeting as Alderperson for District 6.
PRESENT: Council President Rich Vanselow, and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Mary Yacoub, Lori Bernard, Kurt TeWinkel, and John Hoggatt.
EXCUSED/ABSENT: Mayor Burchill
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve the following consent agenda items:
The Regular Meeting minutes and Closed Session minutes of 10/22/12.
A three-year extension of the Conditional Use Permit for Grammer Inc. for storage of up to 1,320 gallons of flammable or combustible liquids at 2700 Harvey Street, as identified in their application and amended in their letter of 7/15/04.
A three-year extension of the Conditional Use Permit for Briggs Auto Service/Matt Briggs for the auto repair garage at 1300 Gateway Circle, with the condition that tires and junked vehicles are kept within the fenced area.
Claims for payment of $241,749.74 for payables and $331,310.09 for payroll for a total of $573,059.83.
Issuance of regular Operator Licenses for the period 11/13/12 to 6/30/14 to: Jim Bennington, 365 Ruthie Lane, Hudson, WI; Jose Camarena, 707 9th St. W., Altonna, WI; Terrie Grove, 2126 81st St., Somerset, WI; Carlos Martinez, 2140 Bradwood Ave., Altoona, WI; Angela Neumann, 870 E. 6th St. #B, New Richmond, WI; Robben Simon, 130 Bridgewater Trail, Hudson, WI; Cesar Soto, 2512 Henry Ave., Eau Claire, WI.
Place on file the semi-annual report of the Community Development Director and the 10/23/12 minutes of the Community Access Board.
Roll call vote: Ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve the two certified survey maps as proposed by Hanson Bros. XII, LLC with the following conditions:
* A 33’ wide access easement be provided on the golf course property abutting the proposed three development lots and outlot.
* The certified survey maps may not be recorded until the Development Agreement between the City of Hudson and Hanson Bros. Xii, LLC is executed and recorded, and the letters of credit(s) are provided to assure the construction of the proposed public and private sanitary sewer, water and driveway improvements.
* Final design of the utility and private driveway to be approved by the City Engineer.
* Written acknowledgement of the proposed changes to the access to the Culver’s lots is provided to the City by the owners of the Culver’s and Walgreen lots.
* Incorporate the City Attorney’s recommendations regarding approval being subject to execution of the Development Agreement.
Ayes (5); Noes (1) Vanselow. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to hold first reading of Ordinance 13-12. Discussion was held regarding potential tax revenue and traffic study information. Ayes (2) Yacoub and Hoggatt); Noes (4). MOTION FAILED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Bernard to postpone first reading of Ordinance 13-12 (for rezoning 16.16 acres at 2221 Crest View Drive) until the Plan Commission has a recommendation for the Council. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette second by Bernard to approve the Agreement with Ehlers & Associates (for development of a 5-year financial management plan at a cost of $10,000) and appropriate funds in the 2013 General Fund budget. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve the Hudson Hot Air Affair, Inc. Special Event Permit application contingent on complying with the recommendations from the Public Works Department and to approve the request for a reduction in the required level of insurance coverage to the limits indicated on their 2011 policy. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by TeWinkel to follow the City Attorney’s direction regarding the creation of the necessary easement agreements (for the Stonepine Trail). All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by TeWinkel that the City will not maintain private property pathways. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to deny an amendment to Ordinance 14-12 (regarding snow and ice removal/mowing procedures and amending Municipal Code Chapter 212-9 (A)). MOTION AMENDED to include sending the topic back to the Public Works Committee. Ayes (5), Noes (1) Bernard. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub to approve designating Finance Officer Neil Soltis as Chairperson for the consultant selection committee for the Wisconsin Street Project. It was also noted that the other members of the committee included Tom Zeuli, Devin Willi, and Alan Burchill. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
ADJOURNMENT: MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED at 8:15 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk