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Pillager agendas-Feb. 2

Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday

Brainerd City Hall

Council Chambers

1. Call to order – 7:30 p.m.

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approval of Agenda

5. Consent Calendar – 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 Jan. 21 as distributed

B. Approval of Licenses

1. Contractor’s Licenses – 2 – Renewals

C. Department Activity Reports

1. Council President

2. Mayor

3. Fire Chief

3. Park Director

D. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application for Exempt Permit – Submitted by the Brainerd Jaycees for a Raffle to be held on Aug. 2 at Kiwanis Park – Approval of

E. Off-Sale Liquor License Transfer – NE Liquor/Scott Fisher to Baxter Liquor Mart/Paul Koering for the Period of Feb. 24 through June 30 – Contingent on Submittal and Approval of Final Documents.

F. Police Department – Officer Brady Prince – Complete 1-Year Probation – Change Employment Status from “Probationary” to “Regular” – Adjust Pay to the “2nd Year Officer” Rate – $4,708.72/month – Effective 01/21/2014

G. Call for Applicants:

Cable TV Advisory Committee – Two terms to expire on Dec. 31, 2016.

Library Board – Two terms to expire on Dec. 31, 2019.

Transportation Advisory Committee – Three terms to expire on Dec. 31, 2015.

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

7. Council Committee Reports.

Note: Safety and Public Works Committee will not be reporting at tonight’s meeting

A – Personnel and Finance

8. Unfinished Business

A. Mississippi River Partnership – Authorize Planning Department to Seek Applicants for Steering Committee

9. New Business

A. Whittier School Building – Brainerd Public Schools Offer – Discussion of

B. MNDOT Grant for Sidewalk Construction – Approval of

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

11. Reports

A – Mayor

B – City Attorney

C – City Administrator

D – City Engineer

E – City Planner

F – Fire Chief

G – Park Director

H – Council President

12. Council Other Committee Reports

13. Committee Recommendations – Recommended by Mayor Wallin

A. Charter Commission – Reappoint Kevin Stumpf – Four year term to expire Dec. 31, 2017

B. Library Board – Reappoint Nicole Wolff and Chris Grossman – Six year term to expire Dec. 31, 2019

C. Park Board – Reappoint Jackie Burkey – Five year term to expire Dec. 31, 2018

D. Public Utilities Commission – Reappoint Don Samuelson – Five year term to expire Dec. 31, 2018

E. Transportation Advisory Committee – Reappoint Cori Wrobel, Sue Hilgart and Jeff Czeczok – Two year term to expire Dec. 31, 2015

14. Committee Recommendations – Recommended by Council President Cumberland

A. Airport Commission – Reappoint Andy Larson – Three year term to expire Dec. 31, 2016

B. Planning Commission – Reappoint Angie Plantenberg and appoint new members Dolly Matten and Matthew Straw – Three year term to expire Dec. 31, 2016

C. Police and Fire Civil Service Commission – Reappoint Bill Matthies, Three year term to expire Dec. 31, 2016

16. Adjourn – To Closed Session Pursuant to M.S. 13D.05, Subd. 1(b) to Discuss Union Negotiation Strategies

City of Brainerd

Personnel and Finance Committee

Meets 7 p.m. Monday

City Hall Conference Room

1. Approval of Bills

2. Transit Department – Adopt Resolution Dispatching Software and Driver Communication Equipment.

3. Renewal of City Prosecution Agreement – 3-Year Period Effective Jan. 1, 2015 – Dec. 31, 2017.

4. Resignation of City Administrator Theresa Goble – Accept with Regret and Authorize Severance Pay.

5. Police Department

• Officer Brady Prince – Complete 1-Year Probation – Change Employment Status from “Probationary” to “Regular” – Adjust Pay to the “2nd Year Officer” Rate – $4,708.72/month – Effective 01/21/2014.

6. Other

Committee will adjourn by 7:15 p.m. in order to attend “Showcasing Brainerd” presentation in council chambers.

Brainerd Airport Commission

Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday

Airport Conference Room

1. Call to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Review and Approval of Agenda.

4. Consent Calendar. (Note: All matters listed in this form are considered routine by the Commission and will all be enacted in one motion in the form listed below.)

Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 9, 2014, with Financial Report of December 2013, as Distributed.

Suggested action: Motion to approve Consent Calendar.

5 Approval to Pay Bills.

A. As Submitted.

6. Public Forum. (Time limits may be imposed.)

7. Discussion – FBO Quarterly Report.

8. Discussion/Action – Committee Assignments.

9. Discussion/Action – Approval of Final 2014 Budget.

10. Discussion/Action – Retention of Meeting Tapes.

11. Discussion/Action – Sublet AW Research Facility.

12. Discussion/Action – Resolution of Support - Sewer/Water Bonding Bill.

13. Reports.

A. Airport Manager.

B. Consulting Engineer.

1. Sewer and Water.

14. Old Business.

15. New Business.

A. Discussion of Items Which Developed After Publication of Agenda.

16. Next Meeting Date – March 6, 9:30 a.m.

17. Adjournment.

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday

Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

The Baxter City Council will conduct a work session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Dr., Baxter, for the purposes of discussing the Whiskey Creek Storm Water Report, Update on Woida Project, Brainerd Fire Services, and Resolution of Support of Cuyuna Lakes Trail 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 Jan. 21.

B. Approve City Council Work Session Minutes from Jan. 21.

C. Approve the payment of Bills and Finance Report

D. Accept with gratitude a $500 Donation from the Baxter Lions Club for the 2014 Children’s Triathlon

E. Accept Parks and Trails Commission Minutes from Jan. 27.

F. Accept Long Range Planning Commission Minutes from Jan. 27.

G. Acknowledge Receipt of the Woida Road, Franklin Drive, & Wildflower Drive Petition Received Jan. 28.

H. Approve Resolution No. 2014-09 Relating to Parking Restrictions on Woida Road

6. Pulled Agenda Items

7. Other Business

A. Approve Resolution No. 2014-08 Approving County Project Within Municipal Corporate Limits.

B. Fire Protection Contract

8. Council Comments

A. Jim Klein

B. Rob Moser

C. Todd Holman

D. Mark Cross

E. Darrel Olson

9. City Attorney’s Report

A. Imgrund Motors

B. Closed Meeting under MN Statute 13D.05, Subd. 3(c)(3) to develop an offer for the purchase of real property.

10. City Administrator’s Report

11. Adjourn

Crow Wing County Committee meeting schedule

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 County Administrator’s Conference Room

9:30 a.m. Thursday, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission at Airport Conference Room

8:30 a.m. Feb. 10, Thirty Lakes Watershed District Board of Managers at Meeting Room 2

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday

Commissioners Board Room Courthouse, Walker

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.

Lt. Joel Norenberg – Jail Administration.

a. Report on the 2013 sentence-to-service activity report.

Discuss 2014 Legislative Priorities.

a. Minnesota Senator Tom Saxhaug – District 5.

Josh Stevenson – Land Commissioner.

a. Approve demolition project contracts.

b. Report public input on the Woodtick Wheelers ATV trail proposal.

Reno Wells – HHVS Director.

a. Approve Pillager Family Center 2014 Special Project application for the $25,000 contingency funds.

Dave Enblom – Highway Engineer, Tim Anderson – Engineering Tech.

a. Award bid for calcium chloride program.

b. Board approval to purchase used Trimble GPS Survey Receiver from Goodhue County.

Tim Richardson – Central Services Director. a. Capital maintenance projects update.

Paul Fairbanks – County Planner/Solid Waste Administrator.

a. Approve five land reclassifications previously approved by the Cass County Planning Commission in 2013.

Confirm upcoming meeting schedule.


Consent agenda

1. Approve Board Minutes of Jan. 21.

2. Approve Auditor warrants dated Jan. 16 in the amount of $317,398.55.

3. Approve Auditor warrants dated Jan. 22 in the amount of $341,140.96.

4. Approve HHVS Commissioner warrants dated Jan. 24 in the amount of $115,761.70.

5. Approve HHVS Auditor warrants dated Jan. 24 in the amount of $81,875.98.

6. Approve personnel items.

7. Approval of fire contracts for Unorganized Townships from Jan. 1, 2014 – Dec. 31, 2014 for Deer River Fire Department $14,915.00/yr. (same as 2013), and Federal Dam Fire Department $ 4,100/yr. (same as 2013).

8. Authorize – 4th quarter Longville Ambulance Subordinate Service District payment in the budgeted amount of $102,750.

9. Receive and file Assessor’s Office 4th Quarter 2013 Foreclosure Report and 2013 Arms Length Transactions.

10. Authorize - Sheriff to execute Law Enforcement Agreement with US Forest Service May 1, 2014 through Sept. 30, 2014.

11. Approve purchase by ESD for Cass County Solid Waste Transfer Station - Virkus Lift System in the amount of $10,500.

12. Approve Resolution No. 07-14 authorizing final payment for Contract No. 59806(Project 011-598-006(CR. No. 147).

13. Approve Resolution No. 08 -14 authorizing final payment for Contract No. 60415(Project 011-604-015 reconstruction;01-604-016 pavement preservation; and 011-665-008 pavement preservation).

14. Approve Resolution No. 09 -14 authorizing final payment for Contract No. 59805 (Project 011-598-005 CR120-bridge replacement).

15. Approve out of state travel for Sheriff Deputy Ryan Fisher to attend Tactical Medicine for Patrol, Camp Dodge Johnston, IA for the year 2014.

16. Receive and file - HHVS Cash Account Balance Comparison and Child Service Costs through December 2013.

17. Approve out of state travel to the Forensic Users Conference in Las Vegas, NV on May 12-16, 2014 for MIS Technical Support Specialist Dianne Poncelet not to exceed $1,600.

18. Approve the 2014 Town road apportionment in the amount of $460,870.00 to Cass County Townships($15,611.00 over 2013).

19. Approve two HHVS purchase of service contracts from Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2014.

20. Approve maintenance program projects: Jail water isolation valves-not to exceed $12,160.; waterline to sprinkle- not to exceed $9,150.;crtse chimney removal – not to exceed $3,600.

21. Receive and file Release of Damages – portion of Lake View Drive Road vacation.

22. Refer May Township correspondence regarding 96th Street – maintenance cost for segments of 96th Street, May Twp.

23. Approve pay request for Cass County ARMER Project to MidStates Wireless – Pine River School repeater project - $1,852.26.

24. Receive and file timber auction results of Jan. 30 totaling 11,421.00 cords plus19.80 mbf saw timber totaling $202,913.93.

Items on the Consent Agenda are reviewed in total by the County Board and may be approved through one motion. Any item of the Consent Agenda may be removed by any Commissioner for separate consideration.

Morrison County Board of Commissioners

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. Additional/deletions to the agenda.

5. Sheriff’s report.

6. Social Service report.

7. Public Health report.

8. Assessor’s report.

9. Auditor’s report.

10. County board warrants.

11. Public works report.

12. Administrator’s report.

13. Committee reports/upcoming schedule.

14. Adjournment.

Curriculum Committee meeting

Pillager School Board of Education

Meets 7 a.m. Tuesday

Superintendent’s office

I. Call to order

II. Inclusion model for special ed

III. Other

IV. Adjournment

Budget Committee meeting

Meets 7 a.m. Thursday

Superintendent’s office

I. Call to order

II. 2013-2014 Budget Update No. 2

III. 2014-2015 Budget Changes

IV. Other

V. Adjourn

Personnel Committee meeting

Meets 7:30 a.m. Thursday

Superintendent’s Office

I. Call to order

II. Retirement Letter

III. 2014-2015 Hiring

IV. Class Size Discussion

V. Other

VI. Adjourn

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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