It may seem like a bold act that the majority of our City Council members stood up to the state and said “no” to paying the prevailing wage for state government funded projects. However, my impression is that it seems wrong and possibly hypocritical.
The Hudson City Council found itself divided Monday night over what most agreed was a relatively innocuous resolution. In the end, Mayor Dean Knudson’s vote was needed to break a tie among council members and approve the “Adopting a Framework of Sustainable Community Principles” resolution.
A capital projects budget of just under $2 million was approved by the Hudson City Council on April 20. The budget includes $1.1 million for the resurfacing of Carmichael Road from the north side of I-94 to near the south city limits.
Lori Bernard was elected president of the Hudson City Council at its annual organizational meeting Tuesday, April 21. Bernard, who is beginning her second year representing District 3, will replace Randy Morrissette II, president for the past year.
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