Cass County Board of Commissioners
Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday
Commissioners Board Room Courthouse, Walker
Call to Order.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Approval of agenda for discussion. (Any requests to be heard not on the proposed agenda are considered for inclusion at this time).
Robert Yochum — County Administrator.
Refer petition to adopt an interim Land Use Ordinance to the Planning Commission — moratorium on certain septage disposal practices.
Sharon Anderson — Auditor-Treasurer.
Designation of absentee voting location at Leech Lake Reservation Tribal Headquarters.
Solid waste fee policy update.
Cass County Personnel Rules & Policies amendments.
John Ringle — ESD Director.
Receive and file 2014 2nd quarter ESD planning and zoning activity report.
AIS Inspection Program budget and Conservation Fund #73 reimbursement to SWCD.
Report back on Planning Commission 1st Hearing on Amendments to Land Use Ordinance.
Reno Wells — HHVS Director, Jeff Woodford — Veterans Service Officer.
a. Receive and file Veteran Service Office 2nd quarter report.
David Enblom — County Engineer.
a. Approve Resolution No. 36-14—Accepting State of MN bonding for Bridge No. 11J14 on CSAH 1.
Request to be heard.
a. Doug Carpenter — Maintenance and location of Unorganized Town Road #140.
Confirm upcoming meeting schedule.
a. County Board Meeting in Commissioner District #4, Aug. 19 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Kego Township Hall,1350 Co. #5 (Longville Fire Dept. Hall), Longville.
Executive Session - attorney client privilege — closed to the public pursuant to M.S. 13D.05, Subd.3.(b). - To discuss pending litigation.
Approve Board Minutes of July 15, 2014.
Approve Auditor warrants dated July 10 in the amount of $857,696.95.
Approve Auditor warrants dated July 17 in the amount of $498,577.05.
Approve HHVS Commissioner warrants dated July 18 in the amount of $195,438.10.
Approve HHVS Auditor warrants dated July 18 in the amount of $130,217.19.
Approve Personnel Items.
Approve licenses — Tobacco, 3.2 Beer, Liquor, Gambling, etc.
Award Project #36 to Karvakko Engineering NTE $11,200.00 and Project #37 to Northern Engineering & Consulting, Inc. NTE $15,230.
Authorize payment to Haataja Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $159,557.67 remodel Walker Highway Shop; RW Electric, Inc.in the amount of $83 remodel Highway Dept. (source of funds from Capital Fund — Garages & Capital Outlay Bldgs.)
Receive & file - STS quarterly report total of hours of 2,408 and value of hours worked at $8 totaling $19,264.
Establish Cass County Auction on Saturday, Sept. 6 beginning at 10 a.m. Cass County Highway Department, Walker, MN, authorize staff to notify townships and cities in Cass County, and Sheriff Tom Burch as Auctioneer.
Accept donation of $200 from Salem Lutheran Church, Longville for Cass County Veterans Transportation Program.
Approve submission of grant application -Victim Services in the amount of $43,000 to the Dept.of Public Safety-Office of Justice Programs.
Approve reimbursement of HRA per diem and mileage expense in the amount of $3,850 from Jan. 31, 2014 - through July 31, 2014.
Award quote for sidewalk replacement and east retaining wall repair/replacement to Action Contracting in the amount of $16,945.
Receive and file quarterly litigation report.
Approve Resolution 35-14 grant submission for Operation Enhancement Grant with MNDVA.
Receive and file HHVS Certified Home Health Agency- Licensed Class A - Minnesota Department of Health audit status.
Approve transfer from Unorganized Twp. in the amount of $53,195.89 for road maintenance & administrative costs from January — July 2014.
Receive and file - HHVS Cash Account Balance Comparison and Child Service Costs through June 2014.
Approve overhead door maintenance at Transfer Station, Pine River - Brainerd Overhead Door Company not to exceed $7,000.
Approve request for reciprocal easement from Tim and Lorie Strack in Section 18 of Byron Township.
Receive and file Leech Lake Band & Cass County Liaison Committee meeting notes.
Receive and file meeting notes from the Cass County Planning Retreat on Friday, July 25.
Receive and file nomination of Stagecoach Road (vicinity of Hackensack) to the National Register of Historic Places — MN Historical Society.
Authorize repair of Courthouse County logo sign, supporting timbers, and supporting structure (planter box) NTE $5,000.
Approve distribution of 2014 State "In Lieu" Payment of $1,296,408.08 and Public Hunting Ground Distribution of $146,611.50.
Morrison County Board of Commissioners
Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday
County Board Room
Government Center, Little Falls
Pledge of Allegiance
Call to order by chairman
Approval of county board minutes
Additions/deletions to the agenda
Social Service report
Public health report
Assessor's report budge
County Board warrants
Public works report
Committee reports/upcoming schedule
Closed session-Labor negotiations strategy
Brainerd City Council
Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday
Brainerd City Hall
1. Call to Order — 7:30 p.m.
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Consent Calendar (NOTICE TO PUBLIC) — All matters listed are considered routine by the Council and will all be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless good cause is shown prior to the time the Council votes on the motion to adopt by roll call.
A. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on July 21 as distributed
B. Approval of Licenses
1. Contractor's Licenses — 4 — New
2. Contractor's License — 1 — Renewal
C. Department Activity Reports
2. Fire Chief
3. Park Director
D. Call for Applicants:
Cable TV Advisory Committee — One term to expire on Dec. 31, 2016.
Transportation Advisory Committee — One term to expire on Dec. 31, 2015.
6. Approval of Bills — Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee
7. Council Committee Reports
A — Safety and Public Works
B — Personnel and Finance
8. Unfinished Business
A. Sale of Electric Utility Revenue Bonds, Series 2014A — Update
B. 2015 Budget — Continued Discussion
C. Oak Lawn Township — Verbal Update
D. Canvassing Board Certification of Primary Election Results
E. Public Hearing — Final Reading of Proposed Ordinance No. 1417 — An Ordinance Amending Brainerd City Code Section 1010.03 Regarding Penalty for Late Payment of License Fees — City Administrator Wussow Recommends Dispensing with the Actual Reading — Approval of.
9. Planning Commission
A. Public Hearing — Final Reading of Proposed Ordinance No. 1418 — Zoning Text Amendment — Amend Zoning Ordinance Section 70-2, I-1 Light Industry District to Permit Fitness and Recreation Centers as described by the 2012 North American Industrial Classification System Code 713940 — City Administrator Wussow Recommends Dispensing with the Actual Reading.
10. Public Forum. Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council. Time limits may be imposed
A — Mayor
B — City Attorney
C — City Administrator
D — City Engineer
E — City Planner
F — Fire Chief
G — Park Director
H — Council President
12. Council Other Committee Reports
Safety and Public Works Committee
Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday
City council chambers
Downtown Snow Removal
Alley Easement Appraisal/Offer
Salt Sand Quotes
2015 Transit Grant Application Resolution
Quotes for Sewer Replacement, Block 160
Kampmann Sash & Door Lease Agreement
Planning Intern Position
BPU Dam Annexation
St. Andrews Sewer Service
Personnel and Finance Committee
Meets 6:45 p.m. Monday
City Hall conference room
1. Approval of Bills
2. Matt Holmstrom — Brainerd Fire Department Relief Association — 2014 Pension Schedules — Request of Annual Benefit Increase to $8,500 per year of service — Effective Jan. 1, 2015.
3. 2014 Local Option Sales Tax Extension — Adopt Resolution.
4. Fire Department
Shared Services Grand Application — Authorize Letter of Support
Paid On-Call Firefighters Successful Completion of Probation — Fire Chief Stunek Recommends Advancement from Probationary Status to Regular Paid On-Call Firefighter for POC Firefighters listed below:
Mr. Rahn Findlay
Mr. Brian Kargel
Mr. Joshua Mailhot
Mr. James Norwood
Mr. Mark Teckemeyer
Crow Wing County Committee meeting schedule
The following list includes Crow Wing County meetings that may be attended by one or more members of the Crow Wing County Board:
10 a.m. Monday, Personnel Committee at County Administrator's Conference room
9:30 a.m. Thursday, OHP (Out-of-Home Placements) Screening Team (closed meeting) at Community Services Building, Room 31A
7:30 a.m. Friday, Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation Board at BLAEDC office
8:30 a.m. Aug. 11, Thirty Lakes Watershed District Board of Managers at Meeting Room 2.
Baxter City Council
Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday
Baxter City Hall
13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter
The Baxter City Council will conduct a work session 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Dr., Baxter, for the purposes of discussing the Briarwood Lane Improvement Information Meeting, Woida Project Update, Fall Leaf Disposal Options, Berrywood Park, Riverview Park Projects, and Joint Commission Meeting on Comprehensive Plan.
Call Meeting to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Comments received from the public may be placed on a future meeting agenda for consideration.
The following items are considered non-controversial by staff and are recommended to be read and passed in one motion. Any councilperson, staff, citizen, or meeting attendee can request one or more items be pulled from the Consent Agenda and the item will be pulled and addressed immediately after the passage of the Consent Agenda; otherwise, the following items will be passed in one motion:
Approve City Council Minutes from July 15
Approve City Council Work Session Minutes from July 15
Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report
Approve Ordinance No. 2014-21 Amending Title 3-3A-9 Liquor Control Closing Hours.
Accept Special Utilities Commission Minutes from July 23
Adopt the Resolution 2014-74 Approving Plans and Specifications and Ordering Advertisement for Bids for Independence Road
Approve the Chlorine Generation Equipment Bid from MicroChlor in the amount of $235,000.00
Accept Architectural Review Commission Minutes from July 17
Approve 5:12 roof pitch for the Cypress Rental Townhome development as recommended by the Architectural Review Commission on July 17
Accept Parks Commission Minutes from July 28
Accept Long Range Planning Commission Minutes from July 28
1. Approve additional services to complete the Comprehensive Plan Update in the amount of $16,240
Pulled Agenda Items
Public hearing at 7 p.m. or thereafter to discuss the 2014 Falcon Drive Improvement Project
Consider adopting Resolution No. 2014-72 Adopting Assessment For the 2014 Falcon Drive Street and Utility Improvement Project
Consider adopting Resolution 2014-73 awarding the bid for the 2014 Falcon Drive Street and Utility Improvement Project to DeChantal Excavating in the amount of 174,347.94.
City Administrator's Report
City Attorney's Report