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Baxter agenda-June 17

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 June 4 as distributed.

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

1. Contractor’s Licenses – 1 – New.

2. Contractor’s Licenses – 5 – 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. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application for Exempt Permit – Submitted by Brainerd Warrior Football Association for a Raffle to be held on Oct. 6 at Don Adamson Football Field – Approval of.

E. Application for Temporary On Sale 3.2 Percent Malt Beverage (Beer) – Submitted by Shep’s on 6th for an Event to be held on Aug. 24-25, 2012 at 315 South 6th Street – Approval of.

F. Joint Powers Agreement between City of Brainerd and City of Baxter related to Speed Detection and Message Trailer – Approval of and Authorization of Proper Signatures.

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

6. Showcasing Brainerd – Atek – Jim Voiss.

7. Presentation – CGMC Update – Bradley Peterson.

8. Presentation – BLAEDC – Economic Development in Crow Wing County and EXECs Program.

9. Unfinished Business.

A. Public Hearing – Improvement 12-13 – South 4th Street and South 5th Street – Discuss Adding the Block of Oak Street Between South 5th Street and South 6th Street to Improvement 12-13 for Resurfacing.

B. City Administrator Position Profile and Job Posting – Approval of.

10. Planning Commission – (See Attachment).

A. 1st Reading - James Street Rezoning NW 2nd Street to NW 3rd Street R-2 to B-4.

B. CUP – 500 Tamarak.

C. Final Plat – Outlot B Northtown West CIC.

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

12. Reports.

A – Mayor

B – City Attorney

C – City Administrator

D – City Engineer

E – City Planner

F – Police Chief

G – Finance Director

H – Council President

13. Council Committee Reports

A – Personnel and Finance Committee.

B – Safety and Public Works Committee.

C – Other Committees.

14. Call for Applicants.

A. Economic Development Authority – 1 Position – Term to expire Sept. 7, 2013.

B. Cable TV Advisory Committee – 1 Position – Term to expire Dec. 31, 2012.

C. Transportation Committee – 2 Positions – Terms to expire Dec. 31, 2013.

15. Adjourn – To closed session pursuant to attorney client privilege to discuss Pending Litigation.

Personnel and finance committee

Meets 6:45 p.m. Monday

City Hall Conference Room

1. Approval of Bills.

2. City Administrator Search – Position Profile and Job Posting.

3. City Hall Repair Investigation – Status of.

4. Arena Management/Operations Update – BAHA.

5. Other.

Safety and

Public Works

Meets 7 p.m. Monday

City Council Chambers

1. 605 Holly Street.

2. Improvement 10-14 – Insurance Claims.

A. Clean-up at 809 SE 19th Street

B. Invoice for Sewer Repairs

3. 427 Cedar Street.

4. Improvement 12-02, 12-03, 12-06, 12-07, 12-09, and 09-17 Bids.

5. Resolution Requesting Additional State Aid Advance for Improvement 12-13 – South 4th and South 5th Street Resurfacing.

6. Mr. Steven Wolff.

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

A work session of the Baxter City Council will be 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Baxter City Hall to receive a presentation of the TH 371/TH 210 SW quadrant business area traffic study and discuss the Cypress Dr. Extension Project.

1. Call meeting to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Public comments

Comments received from the public may be placed on a future meeting agenda for consideration.

5. Consent agenda

The following items are considered non-controversial by staff and are recommended to be read and passed in one motion. Any council person, 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:

A. Approve City Council Minutes from June 5, 2012.

B. Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report.

C. Accept Utilities Commission Minutes of June 7.

1. Approve the Crow Wing Power Member Contract, Crow Wing Power Easement, $400.00 Meter Service Charge and $100.00 New Service Application Fee for the 1.25 MG Elevated Water Storage Tower Project.

2. Approve the Lift Station #4 Plans and Specifications and direct staff to advertise for bids.

3. Approve the Lift Station #5 Plans and Specifications and direct staff to advertise for bids. Motion carried unanimously.

D. Accept ARC Minutes of June 7.

1. Approve the exterior materials for the proposed Valvoline façade located at 8341 State Highway 210 per ARC findings and conditions.

E. Accept Planning & Zoning Minutes of June 12, 2012.

F. Approve Temporary On-Sale Liquor License for Brainerd American Legion.

G. Approve Liquor License for USH Brainerd Ventures, LLLC (The Lodge at Brainerd Lakes).

H. Approve Liquor and 3.2 Malt Beverage License Renewals for 2012-2013.

I. Approve purchase of high resolution Pictometry imagery in collaboration with Crow Wing County.

J. Approve the Revised Agreement between the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the City for Collection of the Local Sales and Use Tax.

K. Approve the $5,200 transfer from the drug forfeiture fund and authorize the purchase of a replacement digital squad camera.

L. Approve resolutions restricting parking on Dellwood Drive, Edgewood Drive and Knollwood Drive.

M. Approve lifting parking restrictions on the west side of Knollwood Drive between CSAH 48 and Mapleton Rd for July 5th thru July 8th 2012.

N. Approve City staff assisting the Baxter Baseball Association with the hosting the 2012 Cal Ripken 10-U and 2012 Cal Ripken 12-U, MN State Baseball Tournaments (from Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15, 2012) at Oscar Kristofferson Park.

6. Pulled Agenda Items

7. Other Business

A. Public Hearing – Hold public hearing on the vacation of utility/drainage easements and Brandon Road in the Haglin Office Park and Haglin Professional Park plats. (Adoption of resolution no. 12-6/2-2).

B. Existing Tax Increment Financing Districts Plan to Utilize Available Increment

1. Public Hearing on Proposed Plan at 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter

2. Consider Resolution 12-6/2-1, A Resolution Approving a Revised Spending Plan for Existing Tax Increment Financing Districts 5, 6, and 8.

C. 2011 Hastings Road Utility & Roadway Improvements

1. Project Update.

2. Approve the Douglas-Kerr Underground Partial Payment No. 2 for the 2011 Hastings Road Utility & Roadway Improvements Project in the amount of $233,719.20.

D. 1.25 MG Elevated Water Storage Tower

1. Project Update.

2. Approve the Chicago Bridge & Iron Partial Pay Estimate #8 for the 1.25 MG Elevated Water Storage Tower in the amount of $18,060.

E. Planning & Zoning Actions

1. Approve an interim use permit (IUP) to allow outside sales of fireworks (tent sale) in the parking lot at Westside Liquor located at 15807 Audubon Way per P & Z Commission findings and conditions.

2. Approve a variance request to reduce the required side yard setback from 10 feet to 5 feet for a new detached 980 sq. ft. garage located at 13550 Memorywood Drive per P & Z Commission findings and conditions.

3. Approve a conditional use permit (CUP) which would allow a secondhand store (Linise Consignments Gallery) for the retail sale of clothing, jewelry, furniture and home furnishings at 15840 Audubon Way per P & Z Commission findings and conditions.

F. Maplewood Drive T-Turn Around.

G. Joint Powers Agreement for Purchase of Radar Speed Detection Trailer.

H. Northland Arboretum Grant Application Support Letter

8. Council Comments

A. Jim Klein

B. Rob Moser

C. Todd Holman

D. Mark Cross

E. Darrel Olson

9. City Attorney’s Report

10. City Administrator’s Report

11. Adjourn

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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