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Brainerd Library agenda-May 20

Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday

Brainerd City Hall

Council chambers

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Consent Calendar (NOTICE TO PUBLIC) – All matters listed are considered routine by the Council and will all be enacted by one (1) 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 May 7, 2012, and the Special Meeting held on May 11, 2012, as distributed.

B. Approval of Licenses – Recommended by City Administrator Vogt – (See Attachment).

1. Contractor’s Licenses – 1 – New.

2. Contractor’s Licenses – 2 – Renewals.

C. Department Reports.

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

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

3. Finance Director’s report distributed to Mayor and Council.

D. Police Department – Resignation of CSO Officer Joshua Johnson – Effective May 21, 2012 – No Replacement at this Time per Police Chief – Acceptance of – See Personnel and Finance Committee Agenda No. 7 – Approval of.

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

6. “Showcasing Brainerd” – Brainerd Hotel & Conference Center – Joe McCurdy.

7. Unfinished Business.

A. City Administrator Search – (See Attachment).

B. Public Hearing – Final Reading of Proposed Ordinance No. 1397 – An Ordinance Amending Section 1200 of the Brainerd City Code Relating to the Sale of Intoxicating Liquor – City Administrator Vogt Recommends Dispensing with the Actual Reading – Approval of – (See Attachment).

C. Fall Cleanup Recommendation – (See Attachment).

8. Planning Commission.

A. Variance Request – Fence Height at 1019 Willow Street – (See Attachment).

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 – Police Chief

G – Finance Director

H – Council President

11. Council Committee Reports – (See Attached Agendas).

A – Personnel and Finance Committee.

B – Safety and Public Works Committee.

C – Other Committees.

12. Committee Resignation – Accept with Regret.

A. Kim Ellingson, Economic Development Authority – Effective May 14, 2012.

13. Call for Applicants.

A. Economic Development Authority – 1 Position – Term to Expire 9/7/2013

B. Cable TV Advisory Committee – 1 Position – Term to Expire 12/31/2012

C. Transportation Committee – 2 Positions – Terms to Expire 12/31/13

14. Adjourn.

Safety and Public Works Committee

Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday

City Council Chambers

1. Joint Sign Cost Venture with Central Lakes Community College at College Drive and CSAH 48 – (see attachment)

2. Street Rally Event Permit – (see attachment)

3. Noise Monitoring – (see attachment)

4. Invoice for Sewer Repair at 809 SE 19th Street – (see attachment)

5. Noise Ordinance Enforcement Sign – (see attachment)

6. Improvement Cost Question – (see attachment)

7. Special Services District Assessment Methodology – (see attachment)

8. Improvement 05-01 – College Drive – Work Orders 4 and 5 – (see attachment)

9. Proposals for Material Testing – 2012 Projects – (see attachment)

10. Improvement 05-01 – College Drive – Irrigation Plan – (see attachment)

11. Mr. Steven Wolff

12. Mainstreet Advisory Committee Status

Personnel and

Finance Committee

Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday

City Hall Conference Room

1. Approval of Bills and Transfer of Funds.

2. Televising Meetings – Update on How to Improve and Costs.

3. Lexington Manufacturing – JOBZ Withdrawal Request – (See Attachment).

4. Facility Rental – LMCIT Recommended Documents – (See Attachment).

5. City Hall Repair Plan – Update

6. City Administrator Vogt – Officially Accept Retirement – Effective June 30, 2012.

7. Employee Policy Manual Adjustment

City Administrator and Department Heads – Health Care Savings Plan Contribution – (See Attachment).

8. Police Department

Personnel Matters – (See Attachments & Consent Calendar Item No. 4D).

− Community Service Officer Resignation – Joshua Johnson – Effective May 21, 2012 – No Replacement at this time per Police Chief – Acceptance of.

9. Other.

Brainerd Public


Meets 6 p.m. Wednesday

Finance Committee meets prior to the board meeting at 5:15 p.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call/Introductions

3. Approve Agenda

4. Approve minutes of April 25, 2012 meeting

5. President’s report

a. Committee appointments

6. Librarian’s report

7. Finance Committee report

8. Building & Grounds Committee report

9. Policy Committee report

10. KRL Rep’s report

11. Friend’s of the Library

12. Open Forum

13. Unfinished Business

14. New Business

15. Adjourn

Crow Wing County Board of


Meets 9:30 a.m. Tuesday

County Board Room, 3rd floor, Historic Courthouse, Brainerd

1. 9:30 a.m. Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance

2. Open forum

3. Review and Approve May 8 Regular County Board Meeting Minutes

4. Review and Approve May 22 Regular County Board Meeting Agenda

5. Approve Consent Agenda

5.1. Bills

5.2. Personnel Actions

5.3. Resolution Approving Levy by Housing & Redevelopment Authority in & for County of Crow Wing of its Special Benefits Tax for Certain Purposes

5.4. Exempt Gambling Permits

5.5. 2012 3.2 Percent Malt Liquor License Renewals

5.6. 2012 Off Sale Liquor License Renewals

5.7. 2012 On Sale & Sunday Liquor License Renewals

5.8. 2012 Combination Liquor License Renewals

5.9. Tax Applications

5.10. Cancellation of Confession of Judgments

5.11. Authorize Assignment of Tax Forfeited Road Easement – Edwin J. Hansen to Gwen Thomas & Michael Baker

5.12. Private Ingress / Egress Easement Request – Gary A. Thelemann & Amy J. Thelemann – Sections 35 & 36 – Garrison Township

5.13. Withdraw Tracts from 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011 Tax Forfeited Land Sale Lists

5.14. Crow Wing County/MnDOT Agreement No. 00846 Related to CSAH 18 & TH 371

5.15. State of MN Joint Powers Agreement #B44511

5.16. Court Data Services Subscriber Amendment - Sheriff’s Office

5.17. Court Data Services Subscriber Amendment - Attorney’s Office

5.18. Approve Amendment #2 for Cleaning Service Contract for Crow Wing County Government Buildings

6. County Administrator

6.1. Senior Management Team Report

6.2. Review Letters of Qualification for Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission

7. Additional Business

8. Committee Reports

9. Human Resource Director

9.1. Closed Session, Labor Negotiations

10. Adjournment

11. Other board activities - The following list includes Crow Wing County meetings that may be attended by one or more members of the Crow Wing County Board:

11.1. 10 a.m. Monday, Personnel Committee at Historic Courthouse, County Administrator’s Conference Room

1 p.m. Monday, Public Health Preparedness Advisory Committee at Brainerd Fire Hall

5 p.m. Monday, Letters of Qualification due for Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission at Historic Courthouse, County Administrator’s Office

Tuesday, immediately following County Board meeting - Google for Government Training for County Commissioners @ Historic Courthouse, 3rd Floor, County Board Room

9 a.m. Wednesday, Northern Pines Mental Health Board at Northern Pines Office, Brainerd

10 a.m. Thursday, Northeast Minnesota Regional Radio Board at ITV

6 p.m. Thursday, Region Five Development Commission at Region Five Office, Staples

May 28, Memorial Day, County Offices closed

Morrison County Board of


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. Additions/deletions to the agenda.

5. Proclamation-EMS week.

6. Sheriff’s report.

7. Social service report.

8. Public health report.

9. Planning and zoning report.

10. Extension report.

11. Auditor’s report.

12. County board warrants.

13. Public works report.

14. Administrator’s report.

15. Committee reports/upcoming schedule.

16. Adjournment.

Pine River-Backus High School

Meets 7 p.m. Monday

Pine River-Backus High School Media Center

1. Call to order – Chair

Members: Barb Beck, Katy Botz, Jim Coffland, Garny Gaffey, John Palmer Jerry Peterson, Sandy Poferl and Superintendent Catherine Bettino

2. Welcome to Visitors

2.1. Public Comments and Time for Interaction with the Board on Agenda Items

2.2. Spotlight on Education – Adult Basic Education Graduation Ceremony

3. Approve Agenda (Addendum)

4. Approve Minutes –April 16, 2012 Regular Board Meeting

5. Informational Items:

5.1. Administrative Team Reports

5.2. Directors Reports

5.3. Committee Reports

5.4. PRB Student Representative Report

5.5. Enrollment Report

6. Consent Calendar

6.1. Approve Bills Presented

6.2. Approve Investment Report

6.3. Approve Treasurer’ s Report

6.4. Approve Electronic Funds Transfers and Other Banking Transactions

6.5. Accept Monetary A wards and Donations

6.6. Accept the Resignation of Amy Martinson, Special Education Teacher, Effective end of 2011-12 School Year and Authorize Replacement

6.7. Accept the Resignation of Stephanie Nelson, Special Education Teacher, Effective end of 2011-12 School Year and Authorize Replacement

6.8. Accept the Resignation of Chelsea Eveland, Clerical Staff, effective May 4

6.9. Approve the Hiring of Alexis Fisher as Elementary Teacher effective with the 2012-13 School Year

6.10. Approve the Hiring of Duane Anderson as Robotics Coach for the 2011-12 Season

6.11. Approve the Hiring of Richard Larson as Robotics Coach for the 2011-12 Season

6.12. Approve the Hiring of Sarah Flagstad as Robotics Coach for the 2011-12 Season

6.13. Reduce Contract of Rita Sepin, District Office/Elementary Clerical, to 1,832 hours annually

6.14 Authorize the 2012-13 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League

6.15 Approve Revised 2012-13 Calendar

6.16 Authorize Posting for Milk Bids and Diesel Quotes for the 2012-13 School Year

7. Discussion Items:

7.1. Second Reading of Policies 208, 402, 406, 409, 414, 419, 515, 524, 526, 530,

532 and 533

7.2. First Reading of Policy 807

7.3. Community Asset Developer Position

7.4. 2011-12 Revised Budget

7.5. Board Member Representation on Americorp Host Team

7.6. iPad Recommendation

7.7. Balanced Scorecard

8. Action Items:

8.1. Approve the 2011-12 Revised Budget

8.2. Award Contract for Building Additions to Gopher

State Contractors of Rice, Minnesota for $3,267,056 (Base bid plus alternates 1, 2A, 2B, 3, 5 and 6)

8.3. Approve the Pine River-Backus Local Literacy Plan

8.4. Approve iPride-Engage Implementation

9. Open Forum

10. Next Regular Board Meeting – June 18 at 7 p.m.

Elementary Music Room – NOTE LOCATION CHANGE

11. Adjourn

Pequot Lakes School Board

Meets 7 p.m. Monday

Gathering room

1. Call to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Approval of agenda.

5. Approval of past meeting minutes.

6. Authorization of accounts paid.

7. Reports.

a. Building Project Status – ICS Consulting

b. Student Council

c. Principals

d. Director of Curriculum, Assessment & Instructional Technology

e. Community Education Director

f. Committees


a. Accept donations

b. Approve tenure

c. Call for Bids – Milk, Bread, Propane

d. Adopt Policies 306.5 Nepotism, and 604.5 Homework

e. Approve Construction Bond Disbursements

9. Personnel

a. Staff Resignations

b. Staff Contracts

c. Spring 2012 Coaching Assignment

10. New business

a. Middle School/High School Temperature Controls Project

b. Commissioning Services Agreement

c. CTCIT Technology Management Services Agreement

d. Middle Level Principal Position Discussion

e. Technology Integrationist Position Discussion

f. 2012-2013 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League

g. First Readings of Policies

h. Second Readings of Policies

11. Announcements and meeting dates

12. Adjournment.

Pequot Lakes Schools

Curriculum Committee Agenda

Meets 5:30 p.m. Monday

Sunshine Room

ML Office Conference Room

MCA Math Update - District Goals

CogAt Update - Clustering

Discuss 2012-13 Curricular Review and Initiatives

Plan for the next Curriculum Advisory Committee Meeting/s

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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