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CITY OF HUDSON: 4/10/17 Council Meeting Minutes

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:15pm

CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
April 10, 2017 - MINUTES
The common council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rich O'Connor at 7 p.m. Mayor O'Connor led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
PRESENT: Mayor Rich O'Connor, Randy Morrissette II, Bill Alms, Tom McCormick, Jim Webber, John Hoggatt and Joyce Hall.
ABSENT: None
OTHERS PRESENT: Devin Willi, Catherine Munkittrick, Marty Jensen, Scott St. Martin, Denny Darnold, Tom Zeuli and many others present.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Alms to approve the following consent agenda items: Approve the Regular session meeting minutes of March 27, 2017; Claims in the amount of $453,845.49; Contingent on payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City and successful completion of the background check, approve the issuance of 12 Regular Operator Licenses for the period of April 11, 2017 to June 30, 2018 to: Cristy Schrank, Jenna Flanders, Ryan Gilleland, Brianna Oftedahl, Lindsay Swenson, Bridget Warren, Katrina Spilde, Mary Main, Erik Simenson, Derek Bloch, Cole Stark, Alec Herbst. Also, one temporary operator license for Dustin Danielson for the Hudson Hockey Association Event for April 21 to April 23, 2017; Approve one lot, certified survey map as proposed by Richard Pearson and Adoray Home, Health and Hospice; To set the public hearing date for May 15, 2017 regarding the amendment to Municipal Code, Chapter 255 - Zoning, Section 255.75.2 Breweries, Brewpubs, Wineries and Distilleries to allow breweries in the B-3, Central Business District and B-2, General Business District; To proceed with the auction of the Public Works equipment as noted that will be used to offset the costs for equipment proposed for the 2017-2018 capital bond; Approve the Temporary Class "B" Beer License for the Hudson Hockey Association on April 21 through April 23, 2017; Approve the Amusement Device Owner's License to: Aspen Video & Vending and the 6 amusement devices listed on the application contingent on payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City. Roll call vote taken. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Alms to suspend the rules. Roll call vote taken. All ayes (6). Motion carried. Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hoggatt to adopt ordinance 5-17 creation of municipal code, Chapter 240 – Stormwater Management. All ayes (6). Motion carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Webber to approve the 2017 fire contract. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by McCormick, seconded by Morrissette to approve a timely start up extension to Lolo American Kitchen for the Class B Liquor/ Beer license to May 31, 2017. Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by McCormick to approve final development plans, retractable roof for Mallory's Bar and Grille, 609 Second Street - CMM Holdings, Inc./Jason Johnson. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by McCormick to suspend the rules for adoption of ordinance 6-17. Roll call vote. All ayes (6). Motion Carried. Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Alms to approve ordinance 6-17 Amendment to Chapter 202, Signs, creating a new subsection 202-6, D (6) to create new regulations allowing master signs plan to be approved in the I-1, Light Industrial District and the I-2 General Industrial District. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Hall to approve a Class A liquor and beer license to Knushi Investment to 6/30/2017. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Webber to suspend the rules regarding the disallowance of claim for excessive assessment for Menard, Inc. Roll call vote taken. All ayes (6). Motion Carried. Motion by Webber, seconded by Hall to adopt resolution #6-17 disallowance of claim for excessive assessment for 2016 filed by Menard, Inc. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Hall to approve the purchase of a 2018 Single Axle Plow Truck from Nuss Truck in the amount of $89,993.00. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by McCormick, seconded by Hall to approve awarding the low bid to Universal Truck Equipment for the stainless-steel dump box and plow accessories in the amount of $101,398.00. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Webber to approve the low bid from Skyline Renovations in the amount of $127,625.00 for the Anderson Park restrooms contingent on the donation from Mr. Paul Anderson in the amount of $127,625.00 plus contingencies. All ayes (6) Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Hall to suspend the rules on adoption of preliminary resolution. Roll Call Vote Taken. All ayes (6). Motion Carried. Webber recused himself from this item as he is directly impacted by this project. Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hoggatt to adopt resolution 7-2017 on special assessment for 2017 Street Improvements - Grandview Drive and order preparation of assessment report and set date for the public hearing to 5/15/17. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
Motion by McCormick, seconded by Alms to approve the purchase of a 2017 brush truck from Hudson Ford in the amount of $29,400.00. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
EMS staff addressed the city council with questions on the potential integration of St. Croix EMS and Hudson Hospital/Health Partners/ Lakeview with representatives of Hudson Hospital/Health Partners/ Lakeview present. A public hearing will be set for a future date.
Mayor O'Connor signed a proclamation that declared April 28 and April 29, 2017 as Arbor Days.
Hoggatt discussed the self-guided tree identification trails (Hudson Tree Treks) available at Lakefront Park. Morrissette asked about the liquor licenses available. This will be brought to a future agenda when we hear back from the Town of Troy on our request for additional licenses. In addition, he also asked about the Ad Hoc Committee council pay. This item will be placed on a future agenda. Morrissette also thanked the residents of District 1 for his re-election. Webber requested that the council address allowing appearances and public comment on any item, even those listed on the agenda. Morrissette also requested that all data on the EMS topic needs to be provided to the entire council to make an informed decision. Hoggatt also informed the Council that the Urban Forestry Board declared the tree of the year is a serviceberry.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Webber to adjourn at 8:36 p.m. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Jennifer Zeiler, City Clerk
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