Brainerd HRA Board of Commissioners Meeting

Meets 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27

Remote meeting via Webex Video/Teleconference

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  1. Agenda

  2. Call to Order

  3. Roll Call

  4. Annual Meeting

    1. Oath of Office

    2. Election of Officers

    3. Review Bylaws

    4. Review Meeting Schedule

  5. Reading and Approval of Minutes

  6. Unfinished Business

  7. New Business

    1. Designation of Official Depository

  8. Bills and Communications

    1. Financial Report

    2. HCV/Section 8 Report

    3. Housing Management Report

    4. Executive Director Report

    5. Rehab Update

  9. Commissioner Comments

  10. Adjourn

Next meeting: Feb. 24

Brainerd Public Library Board

Meets 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27

Finance Committee meets prior to the board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Both meetings are via Zoom.

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call/Introductions

3. Approve agenda

4. Approve minutes of November 2020 meeting

5. President’s report

6. Librarian’s report

7. Finance Committee report

8. Building & Grounds Committee report

9. Policy Committee report

10. KRL Rep’s report

11. Friends of the Library report

12. Open Forum

13. Unfinished Business

14. New Business

A. Election of Officers and Committee Chairs and Members

15. Adjourn

Brainerd School Board

Meets 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25

Washington Educational Services Building

804 Oak St., Brainerd

  1. Call the meeting to order and roll call:

  2. Pledge of Allegiance:

  3. Announcement by Chair Nystrom:

    1. Due to the current federal and state emergency declarations, the Minnesota directive to residents to stay at home, and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting of the Brainerd School Board is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021— Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means. Persons may monitor this meeting from a remote location by watching on YouTube live. This meeting is being recorded. Access to the recording will be made available on the school district’s website as soon as is reasonably possible.

  4. Approval of the agenda as presented/amended:

  5. District Recognitions:

    1. Congratulations to Minnesota State High School League Excel Award Winners Aden Extrand and Taylor Ruhl. This award goes to juniors who demonstrate excellence in community, education, and leadership.

    2. Welcome Back Early Childhood through Grade 2 students to in-person learning. A HUGE thank you to staff for making the “Return to learn” a wonderful memory and for those who continue to provide top notch distance learning.

  6. Public Input: Due to the health pandemic and social distancing guidelines from public health officials, the school board determined that it is not feasible for the general public to physically attend this meeting in the Board’s meeting room. For any comments please send to They will be read aloud to the Board of Education.

  7. Approval of Minutes:

  1. Special Organizational Meeting - January 11, 2021

  2. Regular Board Meeting – January 11, 2021

  1. Consent Calendar and presentation of additional bills for payment: Hiring’s are approved pending negotiated contracts/agreements and a district approved /acceptable background check.

    1. Staff Changes/Leaves

    2. Gifts & Grants Approval

    3. Ratify Payment of Bills

  2. Presentations:

COVID-19 Update: Angie Hamilton, Angie Bennett, Heidi Hahn and Laine Larson

Presentation: Other Postemployment Benefits (OPEB): Jill Urdahl - Hildi Inc.

  1. New Business:

Presentation: Blueprint 181Project Update: Damien Williams, Scott Whittemore, Kyle Walters, Justin Maaninga, Mark Needham, Mike Angland, Lindsey Kriens, and Reid Thiesse

  1. Approval of the First Budget Revision for the 2020-2021 Budget as presented: Marci Lord

  2. Approval of the Request For Proposals (RFP) for Transportation Services as presented:

  3. Approval for the deletion of MSBA Policy #213 - School Board Committees as presented: Laine Larson

  4. Approve the process and timeline for naming the Regional Performing Arts Center that was voter approved in the April 10, 2018 bond referendum: Cori Reynolds and Laine Larson

  5. Approval of the MSBA 100 Series of School Board policies as presented with no changes:

Legal Status

Name of the School District

Equal Educational Opportunity


School District Mission Statement

Service Animals

  1. Informational:

    1. Equity Task Force Update - Charles Black Lance

    2. Curriculum Report – Tim Murtha

    3. Business Service’s Report – Marci Lord

    4. Superintendent’s Report – Laine Larson

  2. Future Meetings:

Jan. 25, Optional Tours of WELC 4 p.m./Lowell Elementary, 4:45 p.m.

Regular School Board Meeting, 6 p.m. - Virtual for public

Feb. 1, Students Grades 3-5 “Return to Learn, LEC, BLC, and

Transitions Programs

Meet & Greet Hostess & Hosts:

  • Baxter Elementary - Charles Black Lance

  • Garfield Elementary - Kevin Boyles

  • Harrison Elementary - Cori Reynolds

  • Lowell Elementary - Marci Lord

  • Nisswa Elementary - Heidi Hahn

  • Riverside Elementary - Bob Nystrom

  • Forestview Middle School - Ruth Nelson

  • LEC & BHS Transitions Programs - Nancy Anderson

  • BLC - Laine Larson

Brainerd Public Schools Foundation Meeting, 3 p.m.

February 2, Project Oversight Team Meeting, 8 a.m. - Virtual

BPSF “The Big Event - Hook, Line & Sinker” Party-In-A-Box pickup, 12:30-6: p.m. - Baxter Cub Foods

Feb. 3, BPSF “The Big Event - Hook, Line & Sinker” Party-In-A-Box pickup, 12:30-6 p.m. - Baxter Cub Foods

Feb. 6, BPSF “The Big Event - Hook, Line, and Sinker” - Virtual

Feb. 8, Optional Tour of BHS & Performing Arts Center, 4:30 p.m.

Regular School Board Meeting, 6 p.m.

Feb. 15, President’s Day - No School

Feb. 16, Students Grades 6-12 return to school

18. Other Business:

19. Adjourn

Park Board meeting

Meets 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26

City Hall Council Chambers

WebEx Teleconference Meeting - Call 844-992-4726 and use access code 146 035 0966.

1. Call To Order - 4 p.m.

2. Roll Call

3. Election Of Officers

4. Approval Of Agenda

5. Consent Calendar

NOTICE TO PUBLIC - All matters listed are considered routine by the Board 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 Board votes on the motion.

A. Approval Of Minutes

B. Approval Of The Disbursements

Year-End December 2020 and Month of January 2021

6. Unfinished Business

A. Update On Memorial Park Splash Pad

B. Request To Authorize Memorial Park Project Competitive Bidding

C. Update On Campground Host Site

D. Request To Approve Amended Youth Sports Contracts

E. Request To Approve Plan For Community Action Grant

7. New Business

A. Request To Re-Designate City Tree Inspector

B. Request To Approve This One's For Hop Field Reservation

C. Request To Approve Park Scavenger Hunt

D. Discussion Of Buster Park Gazebo Replacement

E. Discussion Of Gregory Park Leisure Rink Lights

8. Public Forum

Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the

attention of the Board. Time limits may be imposed.

9. City Engineer And Recreation Coordinator Report

10. Adjourn

Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26

County Board Room, 3rd Floor, Historic Courthouse, Brainerd

The agenda has been published as shown below but is subject to change to include such business as may come before the Board.


1. 9 a.m. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance (Commissioner Koering attending by Teams)

2. Open Forum (To address County Board on items not on the agenda, call 218-824-1067 for Teams link and instructions by no later than 8:30 AM on 01/26/21)

3. Review and Approve Minutes

3.1. 01/05/21 Statutory, Organizational and Regular County Board Meeting Minutes

3.2. 01/19/21 Special County Board Meeting Minutes

4. Review and Approve Agenda

5. Consent Agenda

5.1. Bills

5.2. Personnel Actions

5.3. Designate Depositories, Conduct Banking Transactions and Initiate Electronic Fund Transfers

5.4. Donations

5.5. 2021 Tobacco License Renewal

5.6. Change Designation of County Road 125 (Gull Lake Dam Road) to County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 70

5.7. Final Payment Request, Contract No. 20011, CP 18-200-102 2020

5.8. Final Payment Request, Contract No. 20005, CP 18-116-02, CP 18-123-02, CP 18-153-02, CP 18-300-07

5.9. Final Payment Request, Contract No. 20013, SAP 018-593-002

5.10. Final Payment Request, Contract No. 20001, SP 018-613-005

5.11. 2021 Budget Amendment - TF Fund Project Roll Over

5.12. Private and Utility Easement Request – Westin Properties, LLC – First Assessment

5.13. Abatements

5.14. Letter of Support for MN Adult and Teen Challenge

5.15. Appointment to Crow Wing County Community Corrections Advisory Board

5.16. Addendum #1 to Court Appointed Attorney Contracts

6. Land Services

6.1. Approve Setting Public Hearing Date for Amending ATV Ordinance

6.2. Crow Wing County / SWCD Memorandum of Understanding

7. County Sheriff

8. County Attorney

9. County Administrator

9.1. Senior Management Team Report

9.2. Citizen Committee Appointments

10. Additional Business

11. Closed Meeting

11.1. Labor Negotiation Strategy pursuant to MS 13D.03, Subd 1 (b)

12. Human Resource Director

12.1. Settlement Agreements with LELS

13. Adjournment

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:

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, County Board Meeting, Historic Courthouse, County Board Room/Teams (218-302-1725, 944049791#) (public will not be allowed to attend in person; meeting will be livestreamed on Crow Wing County YouTube channel and

Meets 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, PR/Marketing Committee Meeting of Brainerd Airport Commission, Brainerd Airport Conference Room

Meets 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Community Corrections Advisory Board, Teams (call 218-824-1094 for link)

Meets 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Law Library Board of Trustees, Zoom,

Meets 10 a.m. Thursday, Annual Joint Northeast Emergency Communications Board/Regional Advisory Committee, WebEx (Phone: 240-454-0887, use access code: 924 586 030).

Meets 6 p.m. Thursday, Region Five Development Commission Board, Zoom,

Meets 9 a.m. Friday, Mississippi Headwaters Board, Zoom,

Meets 9 a.m. Feb. 1, Personnel Committee, Historic Courthouse, County Board Room/Teams (218-302-1725, 741487684#) (public will not be allowed to attend in person; meeting will be livestreamed on Crow Wing County YouTube channel)