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HUDSON -- The Hudson Common Council held its first board meeting with the reelected and newly-elected council members on Tuesday, April 20. 

Sarah Bruch joined for her first term, with Randy Morrissette II and Joyce Hall returning to their seats. 

Here’s what to know from the meeting: 

Getting organized

The council elected Bill Alms to serve as Council President. 

Members also approved the appointment of council members as voting committee members, and the mayor announced his appointments of members to the plan commission and standing committees, which are not subject to council approval. 

The council approved citizen appointments to boards and committees as well. Council member Joyce Hall said she would prefer to approve each appointment separately at a later date, as she didn’t know anything about the appointees. Mayor Rich O’Connor said he had emailed resumes of the applicants to council members. 

2021-2022 capital improvement bonding

The council approved the sale of nearly $5.5 million in bonding for the 2021-2022 capital improvement projects. 

The council approved the sale and delivery of $3.85 million in bonds and $1.645 million in promissory notes.

Farewell to Cathy Munkittrick

Tuesday night was the final meeting for Cathy Munkittrick, who served as city attorney for more than 20 years. 

O’Connor thanked her for the work she’s done over several administrations. 

“Cathy has done an exceptional job in keeping us safe, protecting us and our best interests,” he said. 

Cathy thanked both current and former elected officials and staff. She said her time was spent working with great people to accomplish great objectives. 

“I don’t live in Hudson, but I feel like I've been a part of Hudson for these 20-some years,” she said.

Nick Vivian of Eckberg Lammers will now serve as the new city attorney.


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