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Pillager agenda-May 6

Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 pm. Monday

Brainerd City Hall

Council Chambers

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Consent Calendar-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 April 16, 2012, as distributed.

B. Approval of Licenses – Recommended by City Administrator Vogt.

1. Contractor’s Licenses – 2 – New.

2. Contractor’s Licenses – 5 – Renewals.

3. Second Hand Goods Dealer – 1 – New.

• Stafford Simmons Kaplan dba JAK Antiques

520 Sumter Ave S.

Minneapolis, MN 55426

*Location: The Brainerd Hotel, 2115 S 6th Street, Brainerd

C. Department Reports.

1. Mayor’s report of activities distributed to Council.

2. Fire Chief’s report of activities distributed to Mayor and Council.

3. Park Director’s report of activities distributed to Mayor and Council.

D. Temporary On-Sale Liquor License Applications – Submitted by American Legion Post 255 for Events to be held on June 16, 2012 and June 24, 2012 at the Brainerd Armory – Approval of.

E. American Legion Auxiliary – Request to Promote “Poppy Day” in the City of Brainerd on May 11, 2012 – (See Attachment).

F. Resignation of Police Officer Neil Flum – Effective April 26, 2012 – Acceptance of – Request Civil Service Commission to Certify Top Three Candidates for Police Officer Position and Extend Conditional Offer to One of the Three Candidates – (See Personnel and Finance Committee Agenda No. 8).

G. Engineering Department – Resignation of Engineering Technician Bob Vranish – Accept with Regret and Authorize Process to Hire Replacement and Revised Job Description – (See Personnel and Finance Committee Agenda No. 9).

5. Approval of Bills – Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.

6. Presentation – Camp Ripley Information – Colonel St. Sauver, MN Army National Guard.

7. Unfinished business.

A. Public Hearing – IMP 12-13 – South 4th Street and South 5th Street Mill and Overlay – (See Attachment and Safety and Public Works Committee Agenda No. 3).

B. Crow Wing County Recycling – Noise Issues – Discussion of – (See Attachment).

C. Fourth of July Parade Application and Route Map – Submitted by the Brainerd Jaycees – Discussion/Approval of – (See Attachment).

D. Improvement 12-12 – Buffalo Hills Trail – Consultant RFP Results – (See Attachment and Safety and Public Works Committee Agenda No. 5).

E. Green Step City Program – Consider Committee Appointments – (See Personnel and Finance Committee Agenda No. 4 and Safety and Public Works Committee Agenda No. 15).

8. New Business.

A. Temporary On-Sale Liquor Licenses – Request to Increase Number of Licenses allowed per Year.

B. 2013 CGMC Summer Conference Site Proposal.

9. Public Forum. Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council. Time limits may be imposed.

10. Reports.

A – Mayor

B – City Attorney

C – City Administrator

D – City Engineer

E – City Planner

F – Fire Chief

G – Park Director

H – Council President: Coordination of Communication Committee – (See Attachment).

• Permit Fee Proposal – Residential

• Long-Range Capital Planning

City Administrator Performance Evaluation Report.

11. Council Committee Reports.

A – Personnel and Finance Committee.

B – Safety and Public Works Committee.

C – Other Committees.

12. Call for Applicants.

A. Transportation Committee – Two positions – Terms to expire Dec. 31, 2013

B. Cable TV Advisory Committee – One position – Term to expire Dec. 31, 2012

13. Adjourn.

Personnel and Finance Committee

Meets 6 p.m. Monday

City Hall Conference Room

1. Approval of Bills.

2. Televising of Meetings – Future Changes/System Improvements – Status Report.

3. Department Heads & Supervisors/New Hires/New City Council Members – Benefits, Longevity, etc. – Status Report.

• Brainerd Association of Supervisory Employees (BASE) – Maintenance of Status Quo Order.

• Determination of Bargaining Unit Membership.

4. Green Step Cities Program – Recommendation – (See Attachment and City Council Agenda No. 7E).

5. Citywide Clean-up – Status Report.

6. City Hall Structural Repair.

7. Fire Department.

• Fire Department Capital Request – Turnout Gear Grant – Matching Funds

• Paid On-Call Wage Adjustment

8. Police Department

• Personnel Matters.

− Police Officer Resignation – Neil Flum – Effective April 26, 2012 – Acceptance of.

− Request Civil Service Commission to Certify Top Three Candidates for Police Officer Position and Extend Conditional Offer to One of the Three Candidates

• Request to use Drug Forfeiture funding to replace failing computer in K9 squad.

9. Engineering Department.

− Retirement of Bob Vranish, Engineering Technician – Effective June 2, 2012 – Accept with Regret.

− Authorize Advertisement for Replacement Engineering Technician.

10. Other.

Safety and Public Works

Meets 6 p.m. Monday

City Council Chambers

1. 2012 Seal Coat Bids.

2. Improvements 12-01, 12-05, 10-16 – Adoption of a Resolution Awarding Bid.

3. Improvement 12-13 Public Hearing.

4. Improvement 12-08 – E-W Alley Between 1st and 2nd Avenues.

5. Improvement 12-12 – Buffalo Hills Trail – Engineering Proposals.

6. Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Amendment – Acceptance of Plan.

7. Construction Fund Balance.

8. Bridge Safety Inspections Quote.

9. Quotes for Storm Sewer Pipe & Structures.

10. City Hall Repair.

11. Improvement 05-01 – College Drive – Work Orders 1, 2, 3 and Change Order 1.

12. Utility/Construction Trailer Parking.

13. Northtown Park.

14. Proposals for Lot Clean-ups.

15. Greenstep Cities Program – Committee Appointment .

16. 2013 Street Improvements – June 18, 2012 Agenda

17. 5-year Capital Plan Update – September 17, 2012 Agenda

18. Accounts Receivable – South 8th Street and Safe Routes to School

Morrison County

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday

County Board room

Government Center, Little Falls

1. Call to order by chairman.

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Approval of county board minutes.

4. Additons/deletions to the agenda.

5. Sheriff’s report.

6. Social service report.

7. Public health report.

8. Planning and zoning report.

9. Community development report.

10. Auditor’s report.

11. County board warrants.

12. Public hearing-TIF District.

13. Public works report.

14. Closed session-Sheriff salary.

15. Administrator’s report.

16. Committee reports/upcoming schedule.

17. Adjournment.

Pequot Lakes School Board

Work session

Meets 5:30 p.m. Monday

Gathering room

Buildings and grounds meeting, 3:30 p.m.

1. Call to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Approval of agenda.

4. Discussion-Construction.

5. Adjournment.

Curriculum Committee meeting

Pillager Board of Education

Meets 7 a.m. Tuesday

Superintendent’s Office

I. Call to order

II. Technology - District Overview

III. Other

IV. Adjourn

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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