CITY OF HUDSON
REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
June 4, 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 and Joyce Hall.
Judge Sue Gherty administered the oath of office to Police Officers Abraham Taylor and Bobby Moody.
The following individuals spoke to Council regarding their interest for the Fifth District Alderperson seat vacancy: Mark Borup, Sarah Atkins, Elizabeth Malanaphy, and Mary Claire Olson Potter. Presentations were given. Discussion was held. After multiple rounds of voting, the Council could not come up with the four required votes to fill this seat. Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Alms to consider the final two candidates 1) Elizabeth Malanaphy and 2) Mary Claire Olson Potter at the June 18, 2018 Council Meeting. All ayes (5). Motion Carried. Motion by Hall, seconded by Webber to bring the election of the Fifth District Alderperson to the next Council meeting on 6/18/2018 for a vote. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
Public comment was received.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Webber to approve the following consent agenda items: approve the regular meeting minutes of 5/21/18 and closed session meeting minutes of 10/16/2017; to approve claims in the amount of $1,763,505.85; to approve 22 regular operator licenses and 10 temporary licenses on file in the City Clerk's office; approve forty-one renewal alcohol licenses applications on file in the City Clerk's Office for the period of 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019 contingent on successful completion of building and fire inspections and payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City; approve a Temporary Class B Wine License for Relay for Life Event at Lakefront Park on 6/22/2018; approve an amusement license for Mendota Valley Amusements and the 9 games contingent on payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City and completion of a background check; approve St. Croix River Fest as a community event from 7/17/18-7/21/2018; approve Halos Family Fun Day as a community event on 8/4/2018; authorize the City Administrator to begin the recruitment process for the Director of Public Works and Parks position; appoint Devin Willi as Interim City Clerk and to authorize the City Administrator to begin the recruitment process for the City Clerk position; approve a conditional use permit with no re-review process for Hop and Barrel Brewing Co. to operate at 310 Second Street with conditions; approve a conditional use permit for Hudson YMCA to have a temporary use structure at 2211 Vine Street with no review period and with conditions; approve the Ragnar Relay Route change to running along the walking path in Lakefront Park; reallocate funds from the 2017-2018 sidewalk program for the LOE and the construction costs for the Heggen Street Trail improvement project; proceed with the Bolton and Menk LOE for a cost not to exceed the amount of $35,100 for the preliminary design phase for the 2019 Vine Street project; approve the LOE with SEH for engineering services for MS4 documentation in the amount of $27,000; enter into a storm water agreement with Hudson Ford Investments LLC; approve a taxi cab license for A Taxi/Hudson Taxi including eight vehicles contingent on receipt of the required certificate of insurance, background checks and payment of any outstanding debt owed to the City. Roll Call Vote Taken. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Alms to suspend the rules regarding Ordinance 15-18. Roll Call Vote Taken. All ayes (5). Motion Carried. Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Alms to adopt Ordinance 15-18 amending the comprehensive plan to include the Hudson Waterfront Vision Study. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Webber to approve a Class B Beer and Liquor license to Redtail Enterprises, LLC DBA Milwaukee Burger Company for the location at 2420 Gateway Court for a period to begin 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019 subject to the surrender of Shanghai Bistro LLC license for this address and contingent on successful building and fire inspection. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hall to approve the final development plans and downtown overlay district design review for 708 Offices 708 Second Street, Friese Properties LLC with the following conditions in addition to monitoring the retaining wall during excavation with conditions. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
Motion by Morrissette, seconded by Hall to adjourn. All ayes (5). Motion Carried.
(s) Jennifer Zeiler, City Clerk
(s) Rich OConnor, Mayor
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