CITY OF HUDSON: 2/11/13 Council Meeting Minutes(Pub. March 21, 2013)
(Pub. March 21, 2013)
CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
February 11, 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, John Hoggatt and Rich Vanselow.
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: MOTION by Morrissette, second by Bernard to approve the following consent agenda items:
The Regular Meeting minutes of 1/28/13.
Payment of the following claims: $160,578.04 for payables and $192,144.10 for payroll for a total of $352,722.14.
Issuance of regular Operator Licenses for the period 2/12/13 to 6/30/14 to Derrick J. Arntz, 13400 Fairlawn Ct., Apple Valley, MN; Sam L. Entenza, 1225 7th St., Hudson and Megan M. Zais, 629 Cherry Circle N., Hudson.
Issuance of a Temporary Operator’s License to be used on February 22, 2013 at the Knights of Columbus fish fry event at St. Patrick’s Church to Rodney J. McGath, 873 Ross Road, Hudson.
The installation of a “Kids Don’t Float” structure providing loaned life jackets at the Lakefront Park boat launch, with all program costs funded 100% by the Wisconsin DNR.
The proposal of the Hudson Home and Garden Club to improve the mounds at Birkmose Park with turf grass and flowering plants.
Extending the lease agreement with Dough Boys Pizza for operating the concession stand in Lakefront Park from May 25, 2013 to September 30, 2013, as proposed.
Extending the lease agreement with the Hudson Softball Association Inc. for operating the concession stand in Grandview Park from May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013, as proposed.
Place on file the quarterly report of the City Clerk and the 2012 annual report of the Fire Department. Roll call vote: Ayes (6), MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Hoggatt to approve the renewal of the Hudson Fire Department mutual aid agreements with Lower St. Croix Valley and Lake Elmo. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Bernard to postpone action on the 2013 user fees for Grandview Park and Burton Park until the next Council meeting in order to obtain more financial information. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Vanselow, second by TeWinkel to consider allowing dinghies to be placed on public property. It was clarified that the motion would allow discussion on the topic. Ayes (3) Vanselow, TeWinkel, and Bernard; Noes (3) Morrissette, Yacoub, and Hoggatt. Mayor Burchill broke the tie by voting yes. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Morrissette to deny Option #3 (which had been recommended by the Park Board). Alderperson Bernard called the question; a vote was taken to end discussion: Ayes (6). Vote on the motion: Ayes (5); Noes: (1) TeWinkel, MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION by Yacoub, second by Hoggatt to adjourn the meeting. All ayes (6) MOTION CARRIED at 8:25 p.m.
Nancy J. Korson, City Clerk