Heading Logo


Hudson City Council legislative lowdown for Feb. 21

Published: March 6, 2017 11:42 AM
  • 1 of 1 Photos | View More Photos

City Council members Beth Bigham, President Hal DeSaussure, Dennis Hanink, Alex Kelemen, Casey Weinstein and William Wooldredge approved the following legislation at the Feb. 21, 2017, regular Council meeting.

Council member Dan Williams was absent.

•A motion to acknowledge the timely receipt of the January 2017 monthly financial report.

•An ordinance authorizing a new position of engineering project designer in Pay Range J and amending the city’s pay range assignments schedule therefor; and declaring an emergency.

•A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a purchase agreement with Murphy Tractor and Equipment Co. for $90,636 for a rubber tire backhoe for the water division to replace 20-year-old existing backhoe; and declaring an emergency.

•A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a purchase agreement with Ohio Cat for $94,400 for a mini hydraulic excavator for the storm water division; and declaring an emergency. Bigham voted against resolution.

•A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into contracts for the purchase of five replacement fleet vehicles for Hudson Community Television (HCTV), service division and Hudson Public Power (HPP) operations and to outfit two of said service division vehicles with equipment; and declaring an emergency.

•A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into contracts for the purchase of three vehicles for the police department; and declaring an emergency.

•A resolution to consent to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) performance of guardrail upgrades on state Route 91 at mile marker 13.10 (pid 103678) within the city of hudson limits; and declaring an emergency.

•A resolution authorizing the city manager to enter into a professional services contract for $67,465 with CDM Smith for the Brandywine Creek Watershed Study; and declaring an emergency. The Brandywine Creek Watershed Study will be a collaboration with the North East Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) and will evaluate storm water infrastructure located on the main branches of Brandywine Creek and the Brandywine Creek Tributary and various other local critical storm water system issues.

•A resolution affirming the submission of an application by the city manager’s designee to the Ohio Department of Commerce for a grant up to $15,000 from the Fire Department Individual Equipment Grant on behalf of the Hudson Fire Department.

•A resolution affirming the submission of an application by the city manager to the Summit County Emergency Management Agency for a 2017 Emergency Management Special Projects Grant up to $30,000 on behalf of the Hudson Police Department to benefit the Summit Metro Crash Response Team.

•A resolution authorizing the city manager, or her designee, to submit an application to the Summit County Land Reutilization Corporation for a Community Development Matching Grant up to $25,000 for the reutilization of the former Koberna property for the development of the Hudson City School District’s new bus garage and city of Hudson facilities; and declaring an emergency.

•A resolution authorizing the assistant city manager to represent the city of Hudson Ohio as a member of Committees of the Board of Trustees of American Municipal Power Inc.

•A resolution authorizing the city manager to accept a $27,000 grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation on behalf of Hudson Community Television.

•An ordinance amending certain provisions of the Land Development Code to expedite the development approval process. (as revised 2/7/2017)

•An ordinance amending sections 874.02 and 874.04 of Chapter 874, “Mobile Food Vehicles,” of the business regulation code regarding ice cream sales trucks.


Rate this article

Do you want to leave a comment?   Please Log In or Register to comment.