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Nisswa City Council agenda

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. Approval of Agenda

5. 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 May 5, 2014, as distributed

B. Approval of Licenses

1. Contractor’s Licenses – 2 – New

2. Contractor’s Licenses – 3 – Renewals

3. Garbage Hauler’s License – 1 – New

Jark Inc. dba Nisswa Rolloff Service (new owner)

26525 State HWY 371

Nisswa MN 56468

C. Department Activity Reports – (As Distributed)

1. Mayor

2. Police Chief

3. Finance Director

D. Application for a Extension of Premises for Annual Event to be held at Shep’s on 6th August 22-23, 2014 – Approval of

E. LMCIT Liability Coverage Waiver Form – City Does Not Waive Monetary Limits on Municipal Tort Liability Established by MN Statutes 466.04 – Recommended by City Administrator Wussow – Approval of

F. Petition to Vacate Alley

G. Dial-a-Ride Bus Disposal

H. Parks Department – Selective Harvest Timber Cut at Trailside Park – Acknowledgement of

I. Event/Street Closure Applications – History Week

J. Call for Applicants:

Cable TV Advisory Committee – 1 Term to Expire on 12/31/2016

Transportation Advisory Committee – 1 Term to Expire on 12/31/2015

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

From General Fund to Public Safety Fund, $137,240

From General Fund to Park Fund, $46,200

From General Fund to Street & Sewer Fund, $30,000

From General Fund to Airport Fund, $12,960

Total: $227,000

7. Presentation – Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl

8. Council Committee Reports

A – Personnel and Finance Committee Report

B – Safety and Public Works Committee Report

9. Planning Commission

A. Interim Use Permit – Submitted by Renu Recycling Inc., 12065 Telegraph Road, Redfor, MI, for the Decommissioning of the former Wausau Paper Site at 1801 Mill Avenue – Approval of

B. Conditional Use Permit – Submitted by St. Francis Church for Temporary Office at 411 N 10th Street – Approval of

C. Final Plat – East View – Approval of

D. First Reading – Proposed Ordinance 1414 – An Ordinance Amending Brainerd City Zoning Code Related to Extended Stay Hotels/Motels – 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 – Police Chief

G – Finance Director

H – Council President

12. Council Other Committee Reports

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

Personnel and Finance Committee

Meets 7 p.m. Monday

City Hall Conference Room

1. Approval of Bills and Transfer of Funds

From General Fund to Public Safety Fund, $137,240

From General Fund to Park Fund, $46,200

From General Fund to Street & Sewer Fund, $30,000

From General Fund to Airport Fund, $12,960

Total: $227,000

2. Brainerd HRA – Acquisition of 507 South 6th Street – Downtown Motel

3. Other

Safety and Public Works Committee

Meets 6:45 p.m. Monday

City Council Chambers

Petition to Vacate Alley

Dial-a-Ride Bus Disposal

Bus Purchases – Adoption of a Resolution

City/Crow Wing County Bus Replacement

Crow Wing County/Pine River Bus Replacement

Agency Agreement #05771 – Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Administrator to Enter Into Agreement

Improvement 13-19 – Garfield Street Reconstruction – Adoption of a Resolution Accepting Bid

Select Harvest at Trailside Park – Informational

Event/Street Closure Applications – History Week

City Hall – June 16, 2014

Parade – June 18, 2014

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Dr., Baxter

The Baxter City Council will conduct a work session 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Dr., Baxter, for the purposes of discussing Isle Drive project update; Falcon Drive project update, Feasibility Study, Project Schedule; Food Truck/Mobile Vending Ordinance; Excelsior Road project update, Traffic study of Excelsior Road and Golf Course Drive intersection, Cost estimate of sidewalk connection in the southeast corner of Excelsior Road and Conservation Drive intersection; Paul Bunyan Trail Commemorative Publication; and Use of City Property.

• Call Meeting to Order

• Roll Call

• Pledge of Allegiance

• Special Presentation by Sheriff Dahl

• Public Comments

Comments received from the public may be placed on a future meeting agenda for consideration.

• 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:

• Approve City Council Minutes from May 6, 2014

• Approve City Council Work Session Minutes from May 6, 2014

• Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report

• Approve Special Event Permit for Lakes Country Triathlon on August 24th, 2014 at Whipple Beach.

• Approve Liquor License Amendment for Boomer Pizza to Allow Outdoor Liquor Sales and Consumption

• Accept the Utilities Commission Minutes from May 7, 2014

• Accept the WSB Clearwater Road Traffic Study and start implementation as budgets

allow of the four recommendations.

• Approve the Falcon Drive Plans and Specifications and move forward with Chapter 429 process in 2014.

• Accept the Special Utilities Commission Minutes of May 14, 2014

1. Approve the 2014 Sealcoating Project with Crow Wing County Highway Department and request a change order for the addition of Douglas Fir Drive, Hinckley Road and Cypress Drive to meet the budgeted amount of $325,000.

2. Approve Alternate No. 2 for trail maintenance and request a change order to revise trail work quantities to meet the allocated budget of $15,000.

• Accept Crow Wing County Highway Department Agreement for 2014 Chip Sealing

• Approve Ordinance No. 2014-17 Amending Text of Title 8 Special Assessments 1-8-Deferral and Ordinance No. 2014-18 Summary of Ordinance No. 2014-17 Amending Text of Title 8 Special Assessments 1-8-1: Deferral

• Approve Revision to Section IV-C5 of the Special Assessment Policy

• Appoint Seasonal Public Work Maintenance Employee

• Approve Permit for Retail Sale of Fireworks

• Pulled Agenda Items

• Other Business

• 7th Annual Stormwater Public Meeting (MS4) at 7:15 p.m.

• Planning & Zoning Actions.

• Adopt Resolution No. 2014-29 Approving Findings of Fact for rezoning, Ordinance No. 2014-13 and Resolution No. 2014-30 approving Preliminary and Final Plat for “Pine Grove Estates” for the construction of two apartment buildings on Clearwater Road, west of 7393 Clearwater Road

• Public hearing to Discuss Vacating Property for Clearwater Addition to Baxter.

• Adopt Resolution No. 2014-38 Vacating drainage and utility easements for Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4, Block 1, Clearwater Addition to Baxter

• Adopt Resolution No. 2014-31 Approving Conditional Use Permits for outside storage and cross access for Lot 1 Block 1, Resolution No. 2014-32 Approving Conditional Use Permits for outside storage and cross access and an Interim Use Permit for temporary accessory use for Lot 2, Block 1, and Resolution No. 2014-33 Approving Preliminary and Final Plat for “Potlatch Addition to Baxter” to subdivide one lot into two lots and two outlots for property located at 3855 Independence Road

• Adopt Resolution No. 2014-34 Approving Findings of Fact for rezoning, Ordinance No. 2014-14 and Resolution No. 2014-35 approving a Conditional Use Permit Amendment to allow a Church Use for property located at 6785 Woida Road

• Adopt Resolution No. 2014-36 Approving Preliminary and Final Plat for “Gehrls Addition to Baxter” to consolidate three parcels into two parcels to allow a vacant lake lot for property located at 13364 Memorywood Drive

• Adopt Resolution No. 2014-37 Approving a Conditional Use Permit to allow a secondary garage and driveway on a corner lot for property located at 12836 Parkwood Drive

• PUBLIC HEARING to Discuss Vacating Property for Noahs Addition to Baxter.

• Adopt Resolution No. 2014-39 Vacating drainage and utility easements for Lots 5 and 6, Block 3, Noahs Addition to Baxter

• Approve Ordinance No. 2014-15 Regulating Mobile Vending and Ordinance No. 2014-16 Summary Publication Ordinance Regulating Mobile Vending

• Approve Potlatch Assessment Agreement for Independence Road

• Accept Potlatch 100% Petition for Independence Road 2014 Improvements

• Approve Resolution No. 2014-40 Declaring Adequacy of Petition and Ordering Preparation of Report

• Council Comments

• Jim Klein

• Rob Moser

• Todd Holman

• Mark Cross

• Darrel Olson

• City Administrator’s Report

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

• City Attorney’s Report

• Adjourn

Crow Wing County Committee of the Whole

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday

Jinx Ferrari Meeting Room, 2nd floor, Historic Courthouse, Brainerd

1. 9 a.m. Fleet Vehicle Task Force Recommendations - Reid Thiesse

2. 9:30 a.m. Special Use Deeds - Kirk Titus

3. 10 a.m. Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Update - Jeff Wig

4. 10:15 a.m. Supporting Grant Applications - Tim Houle

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:

9 a.m. Monday, Central MN Community Corrections Executive Committee at Meeting Room 2

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

9 a.m. Tuesday, Committee of the Whole at Jinx Ferrari Meeting Room

2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Airport Commission’s Economic & Commercial Development Committee at Airport Conference Room

3 p.m. Tuesday, Historical Society Committee at Crow Wing County Museum

9 a.m. Wednesday, Region Five Transportation Advisory Committee @ Staples

10 a.m. Wednesday, Central MN Community Corrections Joint Powers Board at Meeting Room 2

1 p.m. Wednesday, Emergency Management & Public Health Advisory Committee Meeting (Whole Community Approach Committee) at Brainerd Fire Hall

2 p.m. Wednesday, Benefits Committee at Land Services Conference Room

6 p.m. Thursday, Region 5 Development Commission at Staples

9 a.m. Friday, Budget Committee at Jinx Ferrari Meeting Room

May 26 - Memorial Day- County Offices closed

9 a.m. May 26 - Memorial Day Ceremony at Brainerd

Nisswa City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday

Pledge of Allegiance

Approve minutes of April 16 and 22, 2014

Open forum


Police Chief

Fire Chief

Liquor Department

City Planner

Park & Rec

Public Works

City Attorney

City Engineer

Nisswa Chamber of Commerce

New business

• Fire Department Award and AED Donation

• Little Free Library Discussion

• Nisswa American Legion Auxiliary Raffle Request – July 3, 2014 @ Nisswa Legion

• Purchase of Playground Equipment for Nisswa Park using “Nice for the Ice” CD

• Lower Cullen Road Bridge Replacement Project

• 2014 Road Project Discussion

• Retro Reflectivity Policy for Street Signs

• Easement Agreement for North three feet of Alley

• Land Use Ordinance Amendment Sec. 9.1 Signs

• Birch Ave Sewer Extension

• Award Landscaping of Ped/Access area to Copper Creek Landscaping, LLC

• Approve Renewal of Liquor, Beer, and Club Licenses

• Credit Card Policy Discussion

• Time Sheet Policy Discussion

• Approve ACH Amended Agreement with BlackRidge Bank

• Discussion of Appointing Person to Fill Council Vacancy (vacated by Tina Foster)

• Closed meeting – Discuss Potential Sale of Property Legally Described as Pt of the SE1/4 of NE1/4 of Sec. 11

Old business

• Charter Cable Franchise Renewal

• Surveillance Camera Discussion

Council reports

• Mayor

• Council Members


Presentation of claims


Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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