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CITY OF HUDSON: 4/17/18 Organizational Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:23pm

CITY OF HUDSON
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE
COMMON COUNCIL
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 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, Paul Deziel, Jim Webber, John Hoggatt and Joyce Hall.
City Clerk Jennifer Zeiler administered the oath of office to Mayor Rich O'Connor, District 2 Alderperson Bill Alms, District 3 Alderperson Paul Deziel and District 4 Jim Webber.
The purpose of the organizational meeting is to allow the mayor to recommend appointments of individuals to various Committees, Board and Commissions and to provide for the election of Council President.
Mayor O'Connor called for nominations for President of the Common Council. Paul Deizel nominated John Hoggatt as Council President. Motion by Deziel, seconded by Webber to elect John Hoggatt as Council President. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hoggatt to confirm Mayor O'Connor's citizen appointments to the following boards, commissions for terms noted below:
Advisory Joint Fire Board (one year term ending April 30, 2019): will be made at future meeting
Board of Zoning Appeals (three year terms ending April 30, 2021): Karen Neset, Nick Hallbeck
Hudson Area Join Library Board (three year term ending April 30, 2021): Jim Schrock
Hudson Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (two year terms ending April 30, 2020): Jerry Bauer, Laura Dies, Dag Selander
Hudson Housing Authority (five year term ending April 30, 2023): Tracy Berglund
Hudson/North Hudson Cable Advisory Board (three year term ending April 30, 2021): Judy Kelly
Park Board (five year term ending April 30, 2023): Kevin O'Neill
Plan Commission (three year term ending April 30, 2021): Frank Rhoades
Police and Fire Commission (five-year term ending April 30, 2023): Bob Staebell
Police and Fire Commission (remainder of term ending April 30, 2021): Dan Craft
All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Webber to confirm Mayor O'Connor's citizen appointments to the Hudson Urban Forestry Board (two year terms ending April 30, 2020): Tim Hall, Ken Holman, John Mueller. All ayes (5). Motion Carried. Hall abstained.
Mayor O'Connor recommended that Randy Morrissette II be appointed as a member of the Plan Commission. Motion by Hoggatt, seconded by Alms to approve Randy Morrissette II as a member of the Plan Commission. Ayes (6). Motion Carried.
The Mayor announced his appointments to the following committees as follows:
Finance:
Mayor Rich O'Connor, Chair
John Hoggatt
Randy Morrissette
Joyce Hall
Public Safety:
Randy Morrissette, Chair
Bill Alms
Joyce Hall
Public Works:
John Hoggatt, Chair
Jim Webber
Paul Deziel
The Mayor announced his appointment of Bill Alms as representative to the St. Croix EMS Commission.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hoggatt to confirm the Mayor's appointments of Council members to serve as voting member of the following Boards and Committees:
Advisory Joint Fire Board (member of Public Safety Committee):
Bill Alms
Hudson/North Hudson Community Access Board: Joyce Hall
Hudson Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee: Jim Webber
Hudson Urban Forestry Board: John Hoggatt
Park Board: Paul Deziel
All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Mayor O'Connor appointed the following Alderpersons as non-voting liaisons:
Hudson School District: Paul Deziel
Tourism Bureau: Randy Morrissette
Intergovernmental Advisory Council: Mayor and Council President
All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hoggatt to adjourn at 7:15 p.m. All ayes (6). Motion Carried.
Jennifer Zeiler, City Clerk
____________________________________ (Pub. 05/17/18) WNAXLP


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