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More Agendas - Aug. 19

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

Work session will be held following the city council meeting. The purpose of the work session will be to discuss infrastructure improvements and maintenance.

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 August 7, 2012.

B. Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report.

C. Accept Utility Commissioner Minutes from August 8, 2012..

1. Approve updating the previous south interceptor feasibility study that is strictly a forcemain from the Brainerd Wastewater Treatment Plant to the City Center Property and consider the South Baxter Sanitary Sewer Interceptor Project in the 2013 or 2014 discussions.

2. Approve Crow Wing Power’s request of any additional street lights be made prior to October 1st of the calendar year.

3. Approve Crow Wing Power’s request to delay the start of renegotiations for the Crow Wing Power Franchise Agreement until January 2013.

D. Accept Architectural Review Commission special meeting minutes of August 7, 2012.

E. Accept Architectural Review Commission special minutes meeting of August 13, 2012

1. Direct staff to make application to the Planning & Zoning Commission to amend . the architectural regulations by adding a definition of fenestrations and amending Section 10-4-4 G to clarify the current fenestration language.

2. Approve the architectural changes to the Dondelinger GM and Hyundai buildings proposed at corner of TH 371 and CSAH 77 per ARC findings.

F. Approve Utilizing $6,959.50 from the Alcohol Seizure Fund for the Joint Purchase of the Speed Trailer in Conjunction with the City of Brainerd Police Department.

G. Approve an Agreement with First Bank and Trust.

6. Pulled Agenda Items

7. Other business

A. Development of a 9-hole disc golf course at Whipple Beach Park after the timber harvest per the Parks Commission findings.

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

A. Reschedule Nov. 6 Council Meeting

11. Adjourn to Council Budget Work Session on Aug. 28 at 6 p.m.

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 Aug. 6, 2012 and the Special Meetings held on Aug. 7, 2012 and Aug. 9, 2012, as distributed

B. 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

C. Temporary 3.2 Percent Malt Beverage (Beer) On-Sale License Application – Submitted by the Brainerd Jaycees for an event to be held at Mills Field on September 15, 2012 – Contingent Upon Police and Fire Chief Authorization – Approval of.

D. Fire Department – Fire Equipment Operators Cory Zein and Clinton Langerud – Successful Completion of One Year Probationary Period – Authorize Change of Employment Status from “Probationary” to “Regular” – Effective May 18, 2012 (Cory) and May 19, 2012 (Clinton) – Recommended by Fire Chief Stunek – (See Personnel & Finance Committee Agenda)

E. Engineering Department – Building Inspector Scott Sadusky – Successful Completion of Six Month Probationary Period – Authorize Change of Employment Status from “Probationary” to “Regular” and Advance to Step “C” or 95% of Base Wage for Position ($23.266 per hour) – Effective August 13, 2012 – Recommended by City Engineer Hulsether – (See Personnel & Finance Committee Agenda)

F. Police Department – Resignation of Community Service Officer Jeremy Reed – Effective August 24, 2012 – Accept with Regret – (See Personnel & Finance Committee Agenda)

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

6. “Showcasing Brainerd” – Crow Wing Recycling – Grant VanWyngeeren

7. Presentation – Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl – Update

8. Presentation – HRA Update – Executive Director Jennifer Bergman

9. Presentation – Transit Coordinator – Transit Program – Update

10. Planning Commission.

A. Rear Yard Setback Variance – Geraldine Krautkremer, 220 Spruce Dr

B. Nonconforming Use of Property – William Freihammer, 1609 Oak St

C. Automotive Sales and Service Conditional Use Permit – Katie Imgrund, NE Corner of West Washington St and NW 2nd St

D. Required Green Space Variance – Katie Imgrund, NE Corner of West Washington St and NW 2nd St

11. New business

A. Allow Nonconforming Property Use for Lodging Facility – Corby Niemeyer, 211 N 6th Street.

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

13. Reports

A – Mayor

B – City Attorney

C – Interim City Administrator/Finance Director

D – City Engineer

E – City Planner

F – Police Chief

G – Council President

14. Council Committee Reports.

A – Safety and Public Works Committee

B – Personnel and Finance Committee

C – Other Committees

15. 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

16. Adjourn – To Council meeting with consultant to discuss City Administrator hiring process on Aug. 29, 2012, at 6:45 p.m.

Brainerd School Board

Meets 7 p.m. Monday

Washinton Educational Services Building

804 Oak Street, Brainerd

1. Roll Call

2. District Recognitions

A. FRED Program received a grant from Bremer Bank for $10,000 - Amy Wyant

B. NCRC Graduation Class

3. Delegations, Petitions & Communications

4. Approval of Minutes

A. Met July 9, 2012

5. Consent Calendar

A. Certified Staff Resignations

B. New Certified Staff Employees

C. Non-Teaching Employee Resignations

D. New Non-Teaching Employees

E. Leaves

F. Ratify Payment of Bills

G. Gifts & Grants Approval

1) Donation from RedCat System of a hearing assist unit for the new 2nd grade classroom at Riverside Elementary School valued at $1200.00

2) Donation from Harrison Family Teacher Association of $1127.00 for the purchase of a new touchboard at Harrison Elementary School.

3) Donation from Iven’s on the Bay and Ladies Night participants of $670 for the food service to help feed a child.

H. Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc.’s Head Start Program

6. New Business

A. Site Reports/Communications

1) Nisswa Elementary School - Erin Herman

2) Brainerd High School - Andrea Rusk & Alan Hewitt

B. For Action

1) Approval of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine Services with St. Joseph’s Medical Center for Brainerd School District #181 - Charlie Campbell

2) Journey North Lease Agreement - Steve Lund

3) PSEO Agreement - Steve Lund

4) Approval of Odysseyware purchase

5) Approval of Otto Bremer NCRC Career Counselor Grant

6) Draft agreement for County Health Department Share Use of School Facilities agreement - Lynn Jaycox

C. Informational

1) School Board Member Reports - General

2) Schools for Equity in Education (SEE) - Jim Hunt

3) Brainerd Public Schools Foundation Report - Reed Campbell 4) Business Services’ Report - Steve Lund

5) Superintendent’s Report - Steve Razidlo

a. College Drive Update b. Enrollments

c. School Board Filings

7. Committee Reports

A. Curriculum/Student Activities Committee - Ruth Nelson

B. Facilities Committee - Kent Montgomery

1) Met July 26, 2012

C. Finance/Insurance Committee - Reed Campbell

D. Legislative Committee - Jim Hunt

E. Long Range Planning Committee - Tom Haglin

F. Personnel Committee - Chris Robinson

8. Future Board & Committee Meetings

A. Long Range Planning (School Board & Administration) work session - Aug. 21, 2012

B. New Teacher Breakfast - Aug. 24, 2012 at 8 a.m.

C. First Day of School - Sept. 4, 2012

D. Regular School Board Meeting - Sept. 10, 2012 at 7 p.m.

E. Legislative Committee Meeting with Brad Lundell (SEE President) - Sept. 25, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.

F. Hall of Fame Dinner - Oct. 5, 2012, at 5:30 p.m.

9. Any other such business that may properly come before the board.

A. Motion to move into closed session for the purpose of contract negotiations strategy discussions and grievance update.

10. Adjourn

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 6 p.m. Tuesday

Becker Township Hall

11066 County 32 SW, Motley

Call to Order.

a. Pledge of Allegiance.

b. Approval of Agenda. (Any requests to be heard not on the proposed agenda are considered for inclusion at this time).

Robert Yochum – Administrator.

a. Consent Agenda.

b. Citizen Budget Committee recommendations – COPS Grant.

c. Sheriff’s K-9 Program.

Request to be heard.

a. Paul Gazelka – State Senator District 12.

John Ringle – ESD Director.

a. Planned agriculture enterprise at Winnemucca Farms.

b. Region Five Development Commission SSTS loan program.

c. Land Use Ordinance revision schedule update.

Kevin Lee – Longville Ambulance Subordinate Service District.

a. LASSD 2nd Quarter 2012 Report.

Lori Dowling – MN DNR NW Regional Director.

a. Update on Camp Lake acquisition.

Josh Stevenson – Land Commissioner.

a. Approve 2012 FSC/SmartWood Audit.

b. Update on Conservation Partners Legacy Grant – Sliver and Carnahan Lake CPLG.

c. Lessard Sams Outdoor Heritage Council hearing schedule.

Dave Enblom – County Engineer.

a. Present award of bids for SAP 011-598-005 bridge project on CR 120; SAP 011-598-006 culvert on CR 147; SAP 011-599-014 bridge on Wilson Township Road 118; CP2007-161 CR 161 Pug Hole Lake Erosion Control Project.

b. Authorization to proceed with final certification on Shingobee Trail Project. Confirm upcoming meeting schedule.

a. Cass County Surplus Auction – Sept. 8, 10 a.m. Cass County Highway Department, 8045 County 12 NW, Walker.


Crow Wing County meetings

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 Historic Courthouse, County Administrator’s Conference Room

11 a.m. Monday, AMC Annual Conference Planning Committee at St. Cloud

5 p.m. Tuesday, Historical Society Committee at County Museum

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

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Law Library Board of Trustees at Judicial Center, Law Library

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

8:30 a.m. Aug. 27, Budget Committee at Historic Courthouse, Jinx Ferrari Meeting Room

Little Falls School Board

Meets 5:30 p.m. Monday

County Commissioners’ Board Room, Morrison County Government Center, 213 Southeast First Ave., Little Falls

1. Call to order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Approval of agenda.

4. Public comments.

5. Recognition/appreciation

5.1. State High School Muskie Tournament winners.

5.2. Presentation of Paraprofessional Certificates.

5.3. Video Club Award.

6. Presentation

6.1. Video Club Achievements

7. Consent agenda

7.1. Personnel

7.1.1. Employment

7.1.2. Resignations

7.1.3. Long Term Substitute Teachers

7.3. Presentation of bills for payment

8. Reports from board members

9. Superintendent’s report

10. Old or unfinished business

10.1. 2012-13 Handbooks

11. New business

11.1. Schedule School Board Retreat

11.2. Approval of 2011-14 Custodial Master Agreement

11.3. Approval of lower lunch prices

11.4. Approval of mandatory policy list

11.5. Resolution relating to the election of school board members and calling the School District General Election

11.6. Set Truth and Taxation meeting date - Dec. 17.

11.7. Little Falls Community Recreation Area

11.8. Increase long term substitute rate

11.9. Kindergarten class size/sections

11.10. School board candidate forum

11.11. District Transportation Fleet

11.12. Sequestration

12. Adjournment

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