CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
April 9, 2018 - Minutes
The Common Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rich O'Connor at 7 p.m. Mayor OConnor led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
PRESENT. Mayor Rich O'Connor, Randy Morrissette II, Tom McCormick, Bill Alms, Jim Webber, John Hoggatt and Joyce Hall.
Public comment was received.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Hall to approve the following consent agenda items:
A. To approve the minutes from the Regular Meeting of March 26, 2018.
B. To approve the claims in the amount of $782,589.81.
C. Contingent on payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City and successful completion of the background check, approve the issuance of 9 regular operator licenses for the period of April 10, 2018 to June 30, 2019 to: Margaret Helget, Allison Ebertz, Callie Kemper, Jacob Chambers, Tracy Chase, Christopher Hartke, Damion Henzler, Toni Erickson and Davyann Lee.
D. To authorize the Community Development Director and City Administrator to begin the recruitment process for the City Engineer position.
E. To approve the use Public Works and Park Equipment reserve funds for the purchase of a field drag for Grandview Park in the amount of $5,000.
F. To approve the use of undesignated capital funds for the replacement of 9 garage doors at a cost of $19,378.
G. To set a public hearing date of May 7, 2018 for a zoning map amendment from R-1, One Family Residential to B-2 General Business at 690 Darnold Drive Hudson GNG LLC.
H. To set a public hearing date of May 7, 2018 for a zoning map amendment from R-1, One Family Residential to B-2, General Business at 674 Darnold Drive, 687 Darnold Drive and St. Croix Tax Parcel 236-2038-00-040 (Outlot 2) - SSHD Inc.
I. To set a public hearing date of May 7, 2018 for a zoning map amendment from PUB, Public to R-2, Two-Family Residential and comprehensive plan amendment from Public to Single and Two Family Residential at 815 Fifth Street.
J. To set a public hearing date of May 21, 2018 for a comprehensive plan amendment to adopt the Hudson Waterfront Vision Study.
K. To approve the letter of engagement with Bolton and Menk, Inc for design services in the amount of $16,500 and to authorize the preparation of plans and specifications for the 2018 Storm Sewer repair project.
Roll Call Vote Taken. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by McCormick, seconded by Hall to move forward with engineering for a new Fire Station on Ward Avenue. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Webber to approve a predevelopment agreement between the City of Hudson and St. Croix Meadows, LLC. 2200 Carmichael Road. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Webber to suspend the rules regarding Resolution 7-18. All ayes (6). Motion Carried. Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Webber to adopt Resolution 7-18 authorizing the submittal of an application to the Wisconsin Idle Sites Redevelopment Grant program. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Mayor O'Connor recognized Alderperson Tom McCormick for his service to the City of Hudson. Tom McCormick addressed the Council and citizens of the City of Hudson.
Motion by McCormick seconded by Hoggatt to adjourn. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Jennifer Zeiler, City Clerk
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