Legislative Lowdown for April 17 Council meeting

compiled by Laura Freeman | Reporter Published:

Proclamation: Special Recognition of "Lemonade Day" Month (May, 2013). Lemonade Day is a national initiative to educate youth on how to start, own and operate their own business using a lemonade stand to teach fundamental lessons about life, success, and giving back to community. The Proclamation promotes community involvement to support this program in Hudson.

A motion to acknowledge the timely receipt of the March 2013 monthly financial report.

Approved 6-0

A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a contract with Ronyak Paving Inc. for $1.14 million for the 2013 asphalt resurfacing, reconstruction and repairs with asphaltic and concrete of various streets within the City of Hudson.

Approved 6-0

A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a contract with Ronyak Paving Inc. for $842,075 for the Barlow/Terex Road resurfacing project involving berm restoration, pavement planning, partial and full depth repairs, intermediate asphalt course, surface asphalt course and pavement striping and additional asphalt berm installation along Barlow-Terex Road from state Route 91 to the Norfolk Southern Rail Road Tracks.

Approved 6-0

A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a contract with Arcadis for engineering design services for Brandywine Drive and Blackberry Drive bridges rehabilitation projects for $140,000. The anticipated improvements which include: structural rehabilitation of the structures, improved channel armoring and improvement to the curbs, walks, aesthetic fascia and railing as needed.

Approved 6-0

A resolution to approve $11,811 to Augere Construction for MSC Renovations.

Approved 6-0

An ordinance amending part 12 of the ordinances of Hudson to amend the official zoning district map to rezone part of 1975 Norton Road from District 1, suburban residential neighborhood zone, to District 8, industrial/business park zone. Council's action would be conduct a first reading and refer the matter to Planning Commission for a recommendation. Council will take final action following PC's recommendation.

First reading

An ordinance amending section 1040.01(a) of the streets, utilities and public services code revising water rates for the municipality. Public Hearing for May 15.

First reading

An ordinance amending section 1042.03 and 1042.04 of the streets, utilities and public services code revising sewer rates for the municipality. Public Hearing for May 15.

First reading

An Ordinance amends appropriations in the Youth Development Center Fund from $1.6 million to $1.72 million to pay the service fee to the Western Reserve Land Conservancy for obtaining grant funding for the purchase of the Youth Development Center property on Hines Hill Road.

First reading

Executive Session to discuss personnel and imminent litigation.

No action taken

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