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Little Falls School Board-Sept. 16

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 Sept. 4 and the Special Meetings held on Sept. 10 and 11 as distributed

B. Approval of Licenses – (See Attachment

1. Contractor’s Licenses – 1 – 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. Joint Powers Agreement – Adopt Resolution – MN BCA Internet Crimes against Children Task Force – Approval of and Authorization of Proper Signatures.E. Temporary On-Sale Liquor License – Submitted by BPOE Lodge 615 (Elks) for an Event to be held Oct. 20 at the Brainerd Armory.

F. Authorization to Hire Nathan Augustine as Community Service Officer – Effective Sept. 12 – This Hire is to Replace Recently Resigned CSO Vought.

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

6. “Showcasing Brainerd” – Essentia Health Care Systems – Jani Wiebolt, President, St. Joseph’s Medical Center

7. Unfinished Business.

A. Imgrund Motors CUP/Variance.

B. First Reading – Proposed Ordinance No. 1399 – An Ordinance Amending Section 1310.05 of the Brainerd City Code Regulating Parking – Interim City Administrator Goble Recommends Dispensing with the Actual Reading.

8. New business.

A. Stern Assembly Request for $50,000 Federal MIF Wausau) Revolving Loan for Equipment Purchase – EDA Recommends Approval.

B. L & M Steel Request for $75,000 Federal MIF (Wausau) Revolving Loan for Real Estate Acquisition – EDA Recommends Approval.

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 – Interim City Administrator.

D – City Engineer.

E – City Planner.

F – Police Chief.

G – Council President.

11. Council Committee Reports.

A – Personnel and Finance Committee.

B – Safety and Public Works Committee.

C – Other Committees.

12. Call for Applicants.

A. Cable TV Advisory Committee – One term to expire Dec. 31, 2012.

B. Economic Development Authority – One term to expire Sept. 7, 2013.

C. Transportation Committee – Two terms to expire Dec. 31, 2013.

13. Adjourn

Personnel and Finance Committee

Meets 7 p.m. Monday

City Hall Conference Room

1. Approval of Bills and Transfer of Funds.

General fund to public safety fund, $300,000.

General fund to park fund, $75,000

General fund to street and sewer fund, $12,040.

General Fund to Airport Fund, $12,960 = $400,000.

2. Proposed City Administrator Employment Agreement

3. Health Insurance Renewal – Effective Jan. 1, 2013.

4. Fire Chief Vehicle Expenditure Request.

5. Police Department – JPA – MN BCA Internet Crimes against Children Task Force – Adopt Resolution and Authorize Proper Signatures of Approval.

6. Other.

Safety and Public Words Committee

Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday

City Council Chambers

1. Clean-Up Cash Vouchers Status.

2. Set Assessment Hearings for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15.

3. Proposed 2013 Improvements.

4. Issues with South 5th Street.

5. Proposal for Work at Street Department Garage.

6. Assessment at 14821 Riverside Drive.

7. Building Permit Rebates.

8. Storm Sewer Pond Maintenance.

9. Improvement 12-13 – Delay of Bid Opening/Special Meeting.

10. Request to Participate in Downtown Advertising.

11. CUP at West Washington Street and NW 2nd Street.

Crow Wing County meetings

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

Tuesday-Thursday, 2012 Minnesota TRIAD Conference at The Lodge, Baxter.

Wednesday-Friday, MACCAC (Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties) Annual Conference at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge.

7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation Liaison Committee at BLAEDC Office.

8 a.m. Wednesday, Child Abuse Prevention Council at Sawmill Inn, Brainerd.

9 a.m. Wednesday, Central Minnesota Community Corrections Executive Committee at Land Services Building, CMCC Administration Office.

5 p.m. Wednesday, Water Plan Discussion at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge.

9:30 a.m. Thursday, Rollie Johnson Natural & Recreational Area Joint Powers Board at Ideal Town Hall.

5 p.m. Thursday, Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment at Historic Courthouse, County Board Room.

5 p.m. Thursday, Tri-County Community Action Program Board of Directors at TCC Office, Little Falls.

6:30 p.m. Thursday, Kitchigami Regional Library Board at KRLS Office, Pine River.

8 a.m. Friday, Northern Pines Personnel and Finance Committee at Northern Pines Office, Brainerd.

9 a.m. Friday, Mississippi Headwaters Board at Douglas Lodge, Itasca State Park

10 a.m. Friday, Benefits Committee at Land Services Building, Land Services Conference Room.

10 a.m. Friday, Timber Sale at Land Services Building, Meeting Room 1.

Nisswa City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance.

Approve minutes of Aug. 15, 22, 29, and Sept. 5, 12.

Open forum


Police Chief.

Fire Chief.

Liquor Department.

City Planner.

Park & Rec.

Public Works.

City Attorney.

City Engineer.

Nisswa Chamber of Commerce.

New business.

A. Constitution Week Proclamation.

B. Authorization to Develop a Capital Improvement Plan for Refunding of City Hall Bond.

C. Parks Legacy & Regional Park Grant Application – Nisswa Lake Park.

D. Request for Letter of Support for Trail 77 – City of Lake Shore.

Old business.

A. Minnesota Greenstep Cities Program

Council reports.

A. Mayor.

B. Council Members.


Presentation of claims.


Little Falls School Board

Meets 5:30 p.m. Monday

Morrison County Government Center

213 Southeast First Avenue, Little Falls

1. Call to order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Approval of agenda.

4. Public comments.

5. Consent agenda.

5.1. Personnel.

5.1.1. Employment.

5.1.2. Long term substitute teachers.

5.1.3. Resignations.

5.2. Approval of prior meeting minutes.

5.3. Donation from Little Falls Township.

5.4. Donation from First United Church.

5.5. Donation from Target “Take Charge of Education”

6. Reports from board members

7. Superintendent’s Report

8. Old or unfinished business

8.1. Reschedule school board retreat

8.2. Little Falls Community Recreation Area

8.3. School board candidate forum

8.4. District Transportation Fleet

9. New business

9.1. Annual report on curriculum, instruction and student achievement

9.2. Certify maximum 2013 Property Tax Levy and authorize signatory for same

9.3. Budget addendum

9.4. Schedule facilities committee meeting

9.5. Early release schedule - Sept. 26

9.6. October Principal and Teacher evaluation regional meetings

9.7. Supplemental Amendment for HEART and WRERA (403(b) Plan)

9.8. Community Service Reports

9.9. MASA Continuous School Improvement Minnesota

9.10. Meet and confer tentative dates

10. Adjournment.

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