CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
June 18, 2018 - Minutes
The Common Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rich O'Connor at 7:00 p.m. Mayor O'Connor led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Members Present: Mayor Rich O'Connor, Randy Morrissette II, Bill Alms, Paul Deziel, Jim Webber and Joyce Hall.
At 7:00 p.m., Mayor O'Connor opened the public hearing on the request by the Lois Cornwall Trust to rezone St. Croix County Tax Parcel 236-1293-02-025 from R-1, One Family Residential to RM-1, Multiple Family and to amend the City of Hudson comprehensive plan land use designation from Single and Two Family Residential to Medium Family Residential. No public input was received. MOTION by Morrissette, second by Webber, to close the public hearing at 7:01 p.m. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
MOTION by Hall, second by Deziel, to reconsider the motion approved at the June 4, 2018, Council meeting regarding the candidates to be considered for appointment as Fifth District Alderperson. Ayes (4), Noes (1 - Morrissette). Motion Carried.
MOTION by Hall, second by Deziel, to add Sarah Atkins Hoggatt to the list of candidates to be considered for the Fifth District Alderperson position. Alderperson Alms asked a question of Atkins Hoggatt. Alderperson Deziel made a statement. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
The Common Council voted on the candidates for the open Fifth District seat. Sarah Atkins Hoggatt received four votes and Mary Claire Olson Potter received one vote. Atkins Hoggatt was appointed as Fifth District Alderperson. Sarah Atkins Hoggatt was sworn in as Fifth District Alderperson and was seated at the Council table.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Webber to approve the following consent agenda items: Approve the regular meeting minutes of 6/4/18; approve claims in the amount of $883,630.20; contingent upon payment any outstanding debt owed to the City and successful completion of the background check, approve the issuance of eight Regular Operator Licenses for the period of June 19, 2018 to June 30, 2020 to: Michael Congdon, Holly Quinn-Marrs, Allan Ballard, Sergio Zambrano, Daniel McCarney, Wade Malecha, Alaina Czub and Kenneth Slininger, and to approve three Temporary Operator Licenses for Hudson Booster Days for Peter Schultz, John Grancorvitz and Michael Bebault and one Temporary Operator License for Angela Brown for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life; approve the Helping Hands through HIBA event at Lakefront Park on Saturday, September 29, 2018; award the Base Bid and Alternate Bid 1 for the 2018 Storm Sewer Repairs to Zappa Brothers, Inc., in the amount of $138,694 and to include Alternate Bid 2 contingent on approval of the utilization of storm water utility cash reserves in the amount of $7,790; award the Base Bid and Alternate Bid 1 for the 2018 Street Maintenance project to Fahrner Asphalt in the amount of $124,359; approve Final Development Plans for MPSC World Headquarters at 2701 Harvey Street - MPSC, Inc., with conditions as noted; approve the Conditional Use Permit application for a drive-in business at 2211 Badger Drive - Hudson Chicken, LLC with the conditions as noted; approve the final development plans for Popeyes Restaurant at 2211 Badger Drive - Hudson Chicken LLC, with conditions as noted; approve the certificate of compliance and certificate of design review for DD's Ice Cream at 403 Vine Street with the conditions noted; approve the letter of support to the Hudson Dog Park organization to be included in the Bark for Your Park Grant program; approve the utilization of the approved and budgeted Miscellaneous Parks Capital Funds for the purchase of a water fountain at Lakefront Park; approve the request for an agent change to Jennifer Gutting at Apple Minnesota, LLC, d/b/a Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar for the license year ending June 30, 2018, contingent on payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City and the surrender of the current liquor license; approve the Taxi Cab License for Magena SMV Transport and Taxi Service for the two vehicles listed on their application, contingent on receipt of the required certificate of insurance and payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City; approve the plans and specifications for the Heggen Street Trail Improvements and authorize the advertisement for bids; place on file the Public Utilities Commission meeting minutes of June 12, 2018. Roll Call Vote Taken. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Doug Rohde appeared regarding the River City Hospitality Center Liquor License indicated that he was withdrawing the request for an extension to the timely startup period for this liquor license and would surrender the license back to the City.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Alms to approve the annexation agreement between the City of Hudson and Lee Family Trust for Parcels 040-1025-70-000 and 040-1026-30-000. All ayes (6). Motion carried.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Deziel, to accept the petition for annexation by unanimous approval from the Town of Troy to the City of Hudson by the Lee Family Trust for Parcels 040-1025-70-000 and 040-1026-30-000 and to authorize the City Attorney to prepare an ordinance for consideration to approve the annexation. All ayes (6). Motion carried.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Webber to suspend the rules toward adoption of Resolution 08-18: Resolution approving the annual CMAR report. Roll call vote. All ayes (6). Motion carried. MOTION by Morrissette, second by Alms, to adopt Resolution 08-18. All ayes (6). Motion carried.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Webber, to award the City Hall Window Replacement Project - Phase 2 to Braden Construction in the amount of $74,095. All ayes (6). Motion carried.
Library Director Tina Norris informed the Council that the Police Department and a neighboring business had offered up parking spots for an event on July 1st at the Library and that no additional action was necessary.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Alms, to refer the request for reserved parking spots on Second Street back to the Public Safety Committee. All ayes (6). Motion carried.
MOTION by Morrissette, second by Webber, to adjourn at 8:03 p.m. All ayes (6). Motion carried.
Devin J. Willi, City Administrator/Interim City Clerk
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