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North Hudson Board takes action on many items at July 3rd meeting

In a relatively short meeting, the North Hudson Village Board approved a number of resolutions and actions at its monthly meeting, Tuesday, July 3. Among the items were:

  • Approved the expanded area on which alcohol could be served at Kozy Korner. The expanded area was approved for Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22, in conjunction with a fourth anniversary celebration at the business (July 21) and a benefit for the Strumke family (July 22). The expanded area includes serving alcohol and a band playing outside the building, but within a fenced-in area.

    A condition included with the permit is the completion of outside music no later than 10 p.m. The business asked if the time could be changed to 11 p.m. in case there are delays in getting the music started. Trustees Dan Ortner and Stan Wekkin supported the 11 p.m. deadline, but the board approved the 10 p.m. deadline on the votes of trustees Ted Head, Daryl Standafer, Colleen Berglund-O'Brien and President George Klein. Trustee Marc Zappa was absent.

  • Approved the temporary alcohol permit for the North Hudson Pepper Festival. The application covered the dates Aug. 16 through Aug. 20.
  • Approved non-recurring claims incurred by the village in June in the amount of $9,684.73.
  • Approved the sale of $1,875,000 in general obligation refunding bonds as the village prepares for a refinancing of debt later this year.
  • Approved the purchase of a Dell PowerEdge T410 exchange server at a cost not to exceed $8,000. The board also gave authority to Administrator Gloria Troester to explore potential other options not to exceed $8,000. The item deals with the village's connectivity and technological improvements.
  • Approved a budget scheduled for the upcoming months proposed by Troester.
  • Approved several street projects Including: 1) crack fill on various streets at a cost of $11,253. 2) hot patch on various streets at a cost of $11,632. 3) Seal coating on various streets at a cost of $25,279. Portions of street involved are Cedar Drive No., Prairie Drive No., Webster Street No., 10th Street No., Sandhill Point No. and 8th Street No.
  • Moved to continue the contract with the Animal Humane Society in Woodbury, Minn.

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