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Brainerd City Council

April 25, 2017
Rod Osterloh, chair of the Brainerd Riverfront Committee, addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday during a workshop at city hall. 
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Brainerd City Council: Walking on water
April 25, 2017 - 7:45am
April 20, 2017
Northern Dewatering works at clearing a corridor for water and wastewater pipes through Lum Park in April 2016 in this file photo. The work is part of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport utility extension project. (Steve Kohls, Brainerd Dispatch)
Brainerd City Council: Poor work plagues airport project
April 20, 2017 - 11:25am
The 13-unit motel building in Brainerd at 507 South Sixth St. was ordered to be demolished Monday by the Brainerd City Council. The council adopted a resolution calling the building hazardous. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Downtown building slated for demolition
April 20, 2017 - 3:50am
April 18, 2017
Mary Koep (right) addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night about the fourth annual iteration of Brainerd History Week, scheduled for June 12-17. 
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Brainerd City Council: Firework funds approved with little fanfare
April 18, 2017 - 5:30am
April 5, 2017
When completed, the project will bring Brainerd Public Utilities water and sewer service to the airport. Tom's Backhoe Service this past summer completed the city of Brainerd's portion of the project, while Ryan Contracting completed the airport's portion. Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Utility project facing hurdles to completion
April 5, 2017 - 6:00am
April 4, 2017
Headley Williamson, chair of the board of directors of Exodus Boys Academy, speaks to the Brainerd City Council Monday night during a public hearing. The council approved an ordinance to allow boarding schools as a conditional use in B-4 zoning districts in the city. 
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Boarding schools OK'd for city
April 4, 2017 - 6:30am
March 23, 2017
Brainerd City Administrator Jim Thoreen is meeting the expectations required of his position, but still shows room for improvement.
Brainerd City Council: City administrator is up to snuff
March 23, 2017 - 10:05am
The ordinance would have removed the paragraph on snow emergencies from the code and replaced it with a paragraph on snow removal parking regulations. In the event of snowfall requiring snow removal from city streets, the city engineer would declare a snow plowing parking restriction. Under this restriction, there would be no parking on all city streets, except within downtown Brainerd, between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. or until the streets have been plowed to full width. Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Changes considered to winter parking regulations
March 23, 2017 - 9:00am
March 22, 2017
This file photo shows the Brainerd Hotel and Conference Center before it closed in the fall of 2013.
Brainerd City Council: Building up boys to men
March 22, 2017 - 9:15am
March 21, 2017
The Brainerd City Council meets Monday night in the council chambers at Brainerd City Hall. 
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Brainerd City Council: City engineer to retire
March 21, 2017 - 7:30am
March 7, 2017
Trainee firefighters will be paid at 60 percent of the current firefighter rate, which comes out to $11.79 per hour. A new firefighter will be considered a trainee for up to two years and during this time will work to complete training requirements of the department. Five different certifications must be completed before a trainee firefighter can advance to the probationary pay rate. Illustration
Brainerd City Council: New firefighter pay plan approved
March 7, 2017 - 11:04pm
The Brainerd City Council commences the March 6 meeting Monday night at Brainerd City Hall. 
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Brainerd City Council: Looking ahead to 2018 bonding bill
March 7, 2017 - 9:02am
February 27, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Putting a plan together
February 27, 2017 - 11:13pm
February 21, 2017
Matthew Hill, executive director of the Northland Arboretum, gives his annual report to the Brainerd City Council Monday night. 
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Brainerd City Council: No action taken on South Sixth Street project layout
February 21, 2017 - 11:33pm
February 7, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Council to explore sober housing
February 7, 2017 - 10:57pm