Hudson City Council Legislative Lowdown March 5, 2014

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Hudson City Council Legislative Lowdown March 5, 2014

A resolution honoring and thanking Mrs. Virginia A. Graber for her service to the Hudson community from 1994 as a school crossing guard, volunteer fire fighter and since 1997 as a Fire Safety Educator/Fire Inspector as well as her work in the Safety Town Program. Graber retired Feb. 1.

Approved 7-0

An ordinance amending section 410.10 of the traffic code to extend the no parking zone on the west side of North Hayden Parkway an additional 565 feet north from state Route 303; and declaring an emergency.

Approved 7-0

A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a construction agreement for the "Downtown Railroad Culvert Improvement" with Norfolk Southern Railway Co.; establishing an account for said agreement; and declaring an emergency.

Approved 7-0

A resolution authorizing the city manager to purchase two vehicles, a Chevy 1500 Pickup for Hudson Public Power for $41,490 and a Ford Explorer for Engineering for $27,968, through the Community, University & Education purchasing association program for the city vehicle fleet; and declaring an emergency.

Approved 7-0

A resolution authorizing the city manager to purchase two trucks, a Ford F-250 Super Duty for $40,439 and Ford F550-Dump Body for $59,588 through the Community, University & Education purchasing association program for the department of public works; and declaring an emergency.

Approved 7-0

A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a contract with Perrin Asphalt Co. for the 2014 asphalt

resurfacing and reconstruction program; and declaring an emergency.

Approved 7-0

A resolution authorizing and directing the city manager to enter into a contract with electric power systems for maintenance of the South Main Street substation, one of five Hudson Public Power substations on a five-year rotating maintenance schedule. Electrical Power Systems of Hinckley bid $68,435 for the work.

Approved 7-0

A resolution to approve $4,610 to Hennes Paynter Communications for consulting.

Approved 7-0

A resolution authorizing the city manager to purchase equipment, materials and supplies for the city's public utility operations up to $840,000 budgeted on an as-needed basis; and declaring an emergency.

Approved 7-0

A resolution approving the renewal application of Joseph Stribrny, 5578 Shawnee Trail, for Placement of Farmland in a current Agricultural District.

Second reading

Executive Session to discuss personnel issues.

No action taken

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