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Brainerd City Council

June 21, 2017
Brainerd Mayor Ed Menk shows off a T-shirt Monday night prior to the Brainerd City Council meeting. The idea for the shirts came from a man at Great River Door Company, Menk said, and Menk thought the council members would get a kick out of it. Great Plains Graphics makes the shirts. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Utility project misses completion date
21 hours 53 min ago
June 19, 2017
The city of Brainerd has revoked the apartment renal license of Julian Jayasuriya, owner of an apartment building at 217 South Seventh St. The building is pictured here in a file photo.
Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council rejects apartment license application
June 19, 2017 - 11:46pm
June 9, 2017
Hopefully the city of Brainerd isn't jinxing things by working on plans for winter snow removal. The Brainerd City Council Monday night had the first reading of ordinance 1468 to amend city code 1315 pertaining to street cleaning and snow removal. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Changes made to snow removal policy
June 9, 2017 - 11:00am
June 8, 2017
Isaac Carranza, owner of Big Dogs Bar, speaks to the Brainerd City Council Monday night to contest a fine following a liquor sale compliance check at the bar. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Stopping traffic in its tracks
June 8, 2017 - 5:00am
June 7, 2017
The council unanimously approved a motion to authorize the department to purchase an inflatable-style rescue boat, motor and trailer at a cost not to exceed $13,000. The boat is 13.5 feet long with a 25 horsepower motor. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Fire department to buy new boat
June 7, 2017 - 8:00am
June 6, 2017
Shawn Strong (far right), city of Brainerd information technology/geographic information systems coordinator, leads members of the Brainerd City Council Monday night through training prior to the council meeting. The council recently purchased Microsoft Surface tablets to use for meeting agenda packets. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Longer hours approved for food trucks
June 6, 2017 - 5:00am
May 24, 2017
Steve Lund, director of business services for Brainerd Public Schools, addresses community members Tuesday night during a listening session at Brainerd High School. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Listening Session: High hopes for high school
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am
May 18, 2017
The city of Brainerd has notified Julian Jayasuriya, owner of an apartment building at 217 South Seventh St., of its intent to revoke or suspend his license. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Board recommends revoking, not renewing rental license
May 18, 2017 - 3:00am
May 17, 2017
The vendors said the existing microphones work fine, council member Gabe Johnson said, they just need to be moved closer to council members. "We should be 6-12 inches from them. We're all pretty far back from that." BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Can you hear me now? Audio quality to be improved in chamber
May 17, 2017 - 10:00am
May 16, 2017
The front of Brainerd City Hall, located at 501 Laurel St. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council looks to extend food truck hours
May 16, 2017 - 7:00am
May 10, 2017
Garfield Kindergartner Calia Niemi  watches the facilitators Tuesday night while her grandparents Jim and Lana Yaunick offer suggestions at a Brainerd Public Schools listening session at Garfield Elementary School. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Community contributes at school sessions
May 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 3, 2017
The Brainerd City Council Monday night approved purchasing Microsoft Surface tablets for the full council, the mayor and city administrator. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Tapping into tablet tech
May 3, 2017 - 6:00am
May 2, 2017
Col. Scott St. Sauver, Camp Ripley commander, speaks to the Brainerd City Council Monday night about activities planned for the summer at Camp Ripley. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Committee can move ahead with project
May 2, 2017 - 7:30am
April 25, 2017
Rod Osterloh, chair of the Brainerd Riverfront Committee, addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday during a workshop at city hall. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
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
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