CITY OF HUDSON: 1/14/2013 Council Meeting Minutes(Pub. February 21, 2013)
(Pub. February 21, 2013)
CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
January 14, 2013 - MINUTES
Meeting called to order by Mayor Alan Burchill in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 7:00 p.m.; he led those present in the pledge of allegiance.
PRESENT: Mayor Burchill and Alderpersons Randy Morrissette, Mary Yacoub, Lori Bernard, Kurt TeWinkel, and John Hoggatt.
Alderperson Rich Vanselow was excused.
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: MOTION by Morrissette, second by Hoggatt to approve the following consent agenda items:
The Regular Meeting minutes of 12/17/12.
Payment of the following claims: $1,916,770.31 for Payables and $387,231.49 for Payroll for a total of $2,304,001.80
Issuance of regular Operator Licenses for the period 1/15/13 to 6/30/14 to: Ridge D. Hanson, 703 Blue Jay Lane; Lauren P. Meade, 439 Brick Circle; Michelle M. Millin, 617 Grange Rd.; Stacy R. Wagner, 812 Tenth St. and Kate L. Westerham, 1419 Boulder Court, all in Hudson, WI.
Appointments for the annual 2013 Election cycle as follows: Douglas Torgerson as Special Registration Deputy through December 31, 2014, and all previously appointed Election Inspectors to serve as Special Voting Deputies for election-related duties at the Christian Community Home, as needed; and Karen Duchow as a Deputy Election Clerk in the Clerk’s office.
The St. Croix E.M.S. purchase of a Lucas 2 Chest Compression Device, including batteries, chargers and power supply cord, from Physio-Control, Inc., Redmond, WA, for a total cost of $15,074.75.
Place on file the semi-annual report of the Compliance Officer.
Roll call vote: Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Hoggatt, second by TeWinkel to approve a Certificate of Compliance for an automotive service center/detail shop for Hudson Ford at 2210 Webster St. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to approve the final plat of Red Cedar Canyon Valley View (with the condition that the plat may not be filed until a Development Agreement is executed and sureties are provided for street and utility improvements). All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Bernard to approve the amendments to the 2012 General Fund operating budget, as presented. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED. Mr. Willi stated the budget amendment would be published.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to approve the Room Tax budget for 2013 (as recommended by the Finance Committee). All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub, to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution No. 1-13. Roll call vote: Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED. MOTION by Morrissette, second by Yacoub, to adopt RESOLUTION NO. 1-13, SUPPORTING THE PRESERVATION OF TAX-EXEMPT FINANCING (Copy on file in Clerk’s office). Ayes (5), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Hoggatt to approve the new Pre-Hospital Medical Direction Services Contract (between Regions Hospital and City of Hudson/St. Croix EMS). All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to approve the 2013 Park User Fees as presented, including an additional rate level for use of the Lakefront Park Bandshell for under four hours at $200.00 for for-profit groups. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Bernard, second by Yacoub to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (5) MOTION CARRIED at 7:37 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk