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Morrison County agenda-Nov. 4

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 October 15, 2012, as distributed

B. Approval of Licenses

1. Contractor’s Licenses – 4 – Renewals.

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. Adoption of a Resolution Consolidating 2012 Street Improvement Projects for 2012 GO Bonding Purposes

E. Application to Conduct Excluded Bingo – Submitted by Knights of Columbus 1491 to Conduct Bingo at St Francis Church, 404 N 9th Street, Brainerd – Approval of

F. Deferred Assessments – Approval of

G. Second Hand Goods Dealer License Application – Submitted by Golden Eagle Rare Coins and Collectibles to Conduct Business at 415 Washington Street – Contingent on City Planner, Fire Chief and Police Chief Authorization – Approval of

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

6. New Business

A. Mrs. Sharron Ryappy 418 N 9th Street – Northside Construction Projects – Discussion of

B. BAHA Contract Extension

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

8. Reports

A – Mayor

B – City Attorney

C – Interim City Administrator

D – City Engineer

E – City Planner

F – Fire Chief

G – Park Director

H – Council President

9. Council Committee Reports.

A – Safety and Public Works Committee

B – Personnel and Finance Committee

C – Other Committees

10. Committee Recommendations – Recommended by Mayor Wallin

A. Emily Charpentier – Library Board – Term to expire Dec. 31, 2013.

11. Call for Applicants

A. Cable TV Advisory Committee – One term to expire Dec. 31, 2013

B. Transportation Committee – 2 terms to expire Dec. 31, 2013

12. Adjourn

Personnel and Finance Committee

Meets 7 p.m. Monday

City Hall Conference Room

1. Approval of Bills

2. HRA Pre-Application for SCDP Housing Grant

3. Administration Department – Authorize a Conditional Job Offer to Jennifer Loidolt for Administrative Specialist/Administration Department Position – Recommend to Start at $18.31 per hour or 85 percent of the top rate for the position (Step A of Salary Administration Plan) – Offer Subject to Successful Completion of Pre-Employment Background, Drug, & Credit Check Exams with a tentative start date of Nov. 26, 2012

4. Deferred Assessments – Approval of

5. Other

Safety and Public Works

Meets 7:15 p.m. Monday

City Council Chambers

1. Parking Issues on South 7th Street

2. Assessment at 1511 13th Avenue NE

3. Utility Connection Charge at 14822 Riverside Drive

4. Wetland Delineation Proposals – 28th Street SE

5. Soil Boring Proposals

6. Sidewalk Incident

7. Quotes for Building Demolition at 410 12th Street SE

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, Historic Courthouse, County Administrator’s Conference Room

1 p.m. Monday, Extension Committee, Land Services conference room

9 a.m. Tuesday, Region Five + Mental Health Initiative Board, Land Services Building, Meeting Room 1

10 a.m. Thursday, Central Minnesota Community Corrections Advisory Board, Land Services Building, Meeting Room 1

10 a.m. Friday, Family Services Collaborative Governance Board Annual Meeting at Washington Educational Services Building, Room 200

10 a.m. Friday, Tax Forfeited Land Sale at Land Services Building, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2

Nov. 12 - Veteran’s Day (Observed) - County offices closed

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday

Land Department meeting room

218 Washburn Ave. East, Backus

Call to Order

a. Pledge of Allegiance

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

Robert Yochum – County Administrator

a. Consent Agenda

b. Approve 2013 committee appointment process

Larry Wolfe – Chief Financial Officer

a. Receive & file the FY 2011 Annual Financial Statement publication

b. Authorize transfer from Debt Service Fund to Capital Improvement Fund

John Ringle – ESD Director, Paul Fairbanks – Solid Waste Officer/County Planner

a. Approve a solid waste services contract with Stockman Transfer

b. Authorize construction of a pole building at the Pine River transfer station

c. Receive & file the 2012 update to the large lake water quality assessment project

Josh Stevenson – Land Commissioner.

a. Receive & file October 25, 2012 timber auction results - 5,116 cords in the

amount of $68,043.18.

b. Consider scheduling a tour of Norbord Inc. and Sappi Fine Paper mills for the County Board, media, and interested staff.

c. Approve a contract with Pro-West & Associates to update Forest Resource Management Plan

d. Receive & file land sale activity for FY 2012 in the amount of $740,675.00

Confirm upcoming meeting schedule

a. Approve moving the Nov. 20 regular Board meeting to Nov. 27, at the Land Department Meeting Room, Backus, beginning at 9 a.m

b. Approve moving the Dec. 4 regular Board meeting to Dec. 6, beginning at 3 p.m. and establishing a public hearing on the 2013 Cass County budget and property tax levy beginning at 6 p.m., Commissioners Board Room, 1st Floor Crtse, Walker

c. Approve moving the Dec. 18 regular board meeting beginning at 9 a.m from the Land Department Meeting Room, Backus to the Commissioners Board Room, 1st Floor Crtse. Walker

7. 10:20 a.m


Morrison County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday

County Board Room

Government Center, Little Falls

1. Call to order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Approval of County Board minutes

4. Additions/deletions to the agenda

5. Social service report

6. Public health report

7. Planning and zoning report.

8. Auditor’s report

9. County board warrants

10. Soil and water report-Helen McLennan

11. Budget report

12. Public works report

13. Administrator’s report

14. Committee reports/upcoming schedule

15. Adjournment

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