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Brainerd City Council agenda-March 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 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 Feb. 18 and the special meeting held on Feb. 24 as distributed

B. Approval of Licenses

1. Contractor’s Licenses – 2 – New

2. Contractor’s Licenses – 5 – Renewals

C. Department Activity Reports

1. Council President

2. Mayor

3. Fire Chief

3. Park Director

D. Brainerd Lakes Marketplace – To be held March 28-29 at Brainerd Area Civic Center – Contingent on Fire Chief Authorization – Informational

E. Adopt Resolution Authorizing Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application to Conduct Off-Site Gambling – Submitted by Brainerd Elks Lodge for Lawful Gambling to take place at the Brainerd National Guard Armory, 1115 Wright Street, Brainerd

F. 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. Announcement of Bonnie Cumberland Miracle Field – Informational

8. Presentation – Miss Minnesota United States Pageant – Miss Teen Minnesota United States, Rebecca Schreurs and Miss Jr Teen Minnesota United States, Hannah Northburg

9. Council Committee Reports

A – Personnel and Finance

B – Safety and Public Works

10. Unfinished Business

A. At-Large Council Seat Replacement Process – No Action Needed

11. New Business

A. Authorization of DNR Conservation Partners Legacy Grant Application Submittal – Rotary Riverside Park Site Restoration

B. Authorize Appointment of Citizen Representatives on the Mississippi River Partnership Project Steering Committee

12. Planning Commission

A. Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment – Approve 1st Reading of Ordinance No. 1411 – An Ordinance Amending Brainerd Zoning Ordinance Sections 515-70-4, 515-71-4, 515-72-4, Regarding Community Centers

B. Decommissioning Approval Process – Approval of

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

14. Reports

A – Mayor

B – City Attorney

C – City Administrator

D – City Engineer

E – City Planner

F – Fire Chief

G – Park Director

H – Council President

15. Council Other Committee Reports

16. Adjourn:

• To Closed Session pursuant to M.S. 13D.04, Subd.3 to discuss Hydrodam Due Diligence Review

• To Council Special Meeting to be 6 p.m. March 10 in the City Hall Council Chambers to Determine At-Large Council Seat Replacement

• To Safety and Public Works Committee Meeting to be held 4 p.m. March 11 in the City Hall Council Chambers

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

The Baxter City Council will conduct a work session beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Dr., Baxter, for the purposes of discussing the proposal for Isle Drive assessment/property acquisition services, update on Woida Project, USPCA Region 12 K-9 Recertification Trials, council chamber improvements, and report on special legislation.

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. Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Presentation

6. 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 Feb. 18

B. Approve City Council Work Session Minutes from Feb. 18

C. Approve City Council Special Meeting Minutes from Feb. 24

D. Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report

E. Approve Temporary Gambling License for St. Mathias Catholic Church

F. Accept Parks and Trails Commission Minutes from Feb. 24

G. Accept Long Range Planning Commission Minutes from Feb. 24

H. Proposal for Isle Drive Assessment/Property Acquisition Services

I. Approve wage increase for Intermittent Officers from $19.75 to $21.50 per hour

J. Approve plat extension for Baxter Edgewood Subdivision

K. Approve plat extension for Johnson Centre Subdivision

L. Approve Regular Employment Status for Officer Lane Herbst Due to Successful Completion of Probationary Period

7. Pulled Agenda Items

8. Other business

A. Adopt Resolution No. 2014-15 Approving a Final Plat of Lot 1, Block 1, CIC Number 1088, Fairview Office Park Fourth Supplemental CIC Plat.

B. Approve Whipple Beach Recreational Facility Kitchen and Picnic Pavilion

C. Approve Berrywood Park Picnic Pavilion

9. Council Comments

A. Jim Klein

B. Rob Moser

C. Todd Holman

D. Mark Cross

E. Darrel Olson

10. City Attorney’s Report

11. City Administrator’s Report

12. Adjourn

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.

Robert Yochum – County Administrator.

a. Consent agenda.

Reno Wells – HHVS Director.

a. Certificate of Appreciation presentation – Ken Nordin - Fraud Prevention Specialist retirement. Request to be heard.

Jeff Poenix – Kootasca Community Action.

a. Discussion on affordable care act, and MNsure.

John Ringle – ESD Director.

a. Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) program match.

Tom Burch – Sheriff, Tim Richardson – Central Services Director.

a. Replacement of LEC Records system.

Sharon Anderson – Auditor-Treasurer.

a. Receive and file 2014 “Tax stuffer.”

b. Electronic payroll system – Sheriff’s Office.

Kris Lyytinen – Assistant Highway Engineer, Laura Hadrava - Construction/Design Engineer.

a. Approve Resolution No. 14–14 on completion of CR 159 revocation to Shingobee Township.

b. Approve Resolution No.15-14 acknowledging federal funds being recommended for Project

011-677-013 – CSAH 77 in the City of Lake Shore.

c. Award high bidder sale of four diesel fuel tanks and pumps sold by on-line auction.

d. Discuss Highway Department 2014 equipment purchases.

Confirm upcoming meeting schedule:

a. Upper MHB Prioritization Planning Meeting, 8:30 a.m. April 2, Chase on the Lake,



Consent agenda.

1. Approve Board Minutes of Feb. 18, 2014.

2. Approve Auditor warrants dated Feb. 13, 2014, in the amount of $272,484.86.

3. Approve Auditor warrants dated Feb. 20, 2014, in the amount of $102,802.35.

4. Approve HHVS Commissioner warrants dated Feb. 21, 2014, in the amount of $166,166.97.

5. Approve HHVS Auditor warrants dated Feb. 21, 2014, in the amount of $81,939.06

6. Approve personnel items.

7. Approve licenses – Tobacco, 3.2 Beer, Liquor, Gambling, etc.

8. Receive & file - HHVS Cash Account Balance Comparison and Child Service Costs through January 2014.

9. Receive & file Office of State Auditor engagement letter to provide audit services to Cass County through Dec. 31, 2014.

10. Approve one HHVS purchase of service contracts: Addendum to Community Support Services Program service agreement for adults, supported employment services for adults from Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2014, with no financial changes;

11. Approval of fire contracts for Unorganized Townships from Jan. 1, 2014 – Dec. 31, 2014 for Walker Area Joint Fire Department $550.30/yr. (same as 2013).

12. Receive and file Medical Examiners statistics from Jan. 1, 2013 through Dec. 31, 2013.

13. Receive and file Region Five Development Commission notification of commission packets posted on Region Five website.

14. Receive and file Cass Lake Area Rural Fire Association cost of fire protection for 2015.

15. Receive and file timber auction results of Feb. 27, 2014.

16. Approve request to use county administered land in conjunction with a SnowCross race using snowmobiles on the Moondance Jam site contingent on receiving proper documentation.

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.

Crow Wing County Committee 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 County Administrator’s Conference Room

6 p.m. Tuesday, Transportation Advisory Committee at Highway Department Conference Room

6:30 a.m. Thursday, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission at Airport Conference Room

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

Personnel and Finance Committee

Meets 6:45 p.m. Monday

City Hall Conference Room

1. Approval of Bills

2. Administration Department – Accounts Payable/Administrative Specialist Position – Approval of Conditional Job Offer – Recommendation to be presented at meeting

3. Parks Department – Approve request to purchase mower with Capital Improvement Funds – Final Cost of $15,342

4. Fire Department

• Approve Request to Retain FEO Cory Zeien until Worker’s Compensation Leave Status of FEO Charlie Dunemann is determined

5. Other

Airport Commission agenda

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 Feb. 6 with Financial Report of January 2014, as distributed.

Suggested action: Motion to approve Consent Calendar.

5. Approval to Pay Bills.

A. As Submitted.

6. Public Forum.

7. Tenant Presentation – Brainerd Helicopter Service.

8. Discussion/Action – Airport Authority.

9. Reports.

A. Airport Manager.

1. Strategic Planning Update.

2. Economic and Commercial Development Update.

B. Leases Committee.

C. Consulting Engineer.

1. GA Terminal and Sewer/Water Update.

10. Old Business.

11. New Business.

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

12. Next meeting date – April 3, 9:30 a.m.

13. Adjournment.

Safety and Public Works Committee

Meets 6:45 p.m. Monday

City Council Chambers

1. Downtown Landscape Request

2. Improvement 13-06 – 28th Street Construction – Adoption of a resolution receiving report and calling for a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. April 7

3. Special Committee Meeting ( March 11, 2014) Agenda

4. Frozen Sewer Services – Discussion of

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