Crow Wing County Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Meets 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3

Crow Wing County Land Services Building, Pine/Maple Meeting Room

322 Laurel St., Brainerd

Commissioner Craig Nathan attending via WebEx from Voyageurs National Park (360 Highway 11 East, International Falls, MN 56649)

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1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Review and approve minutes

4. Unfinished business

5. New business

a. Adopt 2022 CWC HRA Budget

b. Approve Revenue Certificate for the West Grove Townhomes

6. Reports/updates

a. Executive Director

b. Housing Trust Fund

c. Brainerd HRA/Rehab Programs


e. CWC

7. HRA Commissioner Comments

8. Next meeting: Sept. 14

9. Adjournment

Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2

City Hall

The public is invited to attend the meeting in person or by calling in as shown below.

WebEx Teleconference Meeting - Call In Information 844-992-4726

Access Code: 146 859 3804

Meetings are also livestreamed to the City of Brainerd YouTube channel.

Closed Session per MN Statute 13D.03 Subd. 1b for Union Negotiation Strategy Session at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers

1. Call To Order - 7:30 p.m.

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 be ADOPTED BY ROLL CALL

A. Approval of Bills

B. Approval Of Minutes

B.1. City Council Regular Meeting July 19, 2021

C. Approval Of Licenses

D. Department Activity Reports

E. Adopt Resolution Accepting Donations & Contributions for the 2nd Quarter of 2021- Parks

6. Community Member of the Month

Dave “Jonesy” Jones

7. Council Committee Reports

A. Safety & Public Works Committee— 6:15 p.m.

A.1. Adopt Resolution- Street Vacation- Declaring Sufficiency of Petition and Setting a Public Hearing

A.2. Event Application- Brainerd Homecoming Run 2021

A.3. Event Application- Tour of the Lakes

A.4. Safe Routes to School- Engineering Study

B. Personnel & Finance Committee – 6:30 p.m.

B.1. Discussion Requesting an Extension to the Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) Grant for NE Brainerd

B.2. Adopt Resolution Approving Joint Powers Agreement with Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Authorize Signatures.

B.3. Paid On-Call Firefighter Hiring 2021 List and Authorize to Hire

B.4. Ratify the Hiring of Community Service Officer Joshua Schueller

B.5. Ratify the Hiring of Police Officer Joshua Claussen

B.6. Discussion of Proration School Resource Officer Contract for 2nd Half of 2020-2021 School

B.7. 2022 Budget Timeline

8. Unfinished Business

A. Adopt Resolution Approving Summary Publication of Charter Ordinance

B. Call For Applicants – Informational (Applications Available on the City's Website)


Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire 12/31 of said year) Cable TV Advisory Committee – 1 term (Expire 2021) - 1 term (Expire 2022)

Charter Commission -1 terms (Expire 2022)

Housing and Redevelopment Authority—1 term (Expire 2022)

Rental Dwelling License Board of Appeals – 3 terms (Expire 2022)

Transportation Advisory Committee- 1 term (Expire 2022)

Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire 09/07 of said year)

Economic Development Authority (EDA) – 1 term (Expire 2021)

Council President Recommended: (terms to expire 12/31 of said year)

Police & Fire Civil Service Commission – 1 term (Expire 2023)

Ad Hoc Committees

Water Tower Committee – Two positions available

9. New Business-

A. Consider Resolution Establishing an Ad Hoc Committee to Save the Water Tower

B. Consider Resolution Establishing an Ad Hoc Committee to Study and Advise the City Council on Parking

C. Consider Resolution to Dissolve the Walkable Bikeable Ad Hoc Committee

D. Consideration for Conditional Use Permit for the Operation of an Automobile Dealership with Associated Maintenance Shop at 210 NW 5th St.

E. Consideration for Conditional Use Permit for the Operation of a Private Learning Center at 310 N. Seventh St.

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. Staff Reports

12. Mayor’s Report

13. Council Member Reports

14. Adjourn

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3

Commissioners Board Room - Courthouse, 303 Minnesota Ave. W., Walker

1. 9 a.m. Call to Order

b. Pledge of Allegiance.

c. Oath of office by Honorable Judge Christopher Strandlie for Veterans Service Officer Kristy Smart

d. Approval of agenda for discussion. (Any requests to be heard not on the proposed agenda are considered for inclusion at this time.)

2. 9:05 a.m. Josh Stevenson - County Administrator

a. Consent Agenda

3. 9:10 a.m. Sandra Norikane - Chief Financial Officer

a. 2021 State PILT Settlement

4. 9:20 a.m. Kirk Titus - Land Commissioner

a. Approve Lidar Acquisition and Forest Inventory Project

5. 9:35 a.m. Darrick Anderson - Highway Department

a. Award Contract 59807

b. Award Contract 20119

6. 9:50 a.m. John Ringle - ESD Director

a. ESD Planning and Zoning Report - First Half 2021

b. Approve Amendment to Sylvan Township MOU for Commercial Permitting

7. 10:05 a.m. Confirm Upcoming Meeting Schedule

a. Commissioner's Board Meeting Aug. 17, beginning at 6 p.m., Cass Lake City

Hall, 330 Second St. SW, Cass Lake.

b. Commissioner's Board Meeting Sept. 7, beginning at 9 a.m., Board Room,

1st Floor Crtse. Annex, Walker

8. 10:10 a.m. Adjourn

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.

Consent agenda

a. Approve Minutes – Regular Meeting July 20, 2021

b. Approve Auditor Warrants and HHVS Warrants

c. Approve Administrator's Office Personnel Items

d. Approve HHVS Personnel Items

e. Approve Land Department Personnel Items

f. Approve Sheriff's Office Personnel Items

g. Approve Licenses - Tobacco, 3.2 Beer, Liquor, Gambling, Etc.

h. Approve Capital Fund Activity

i. Approve ARPA Grant Activity

j. Approve Abatements

k. Approve MNDNR Shingobee Township Contract Agreement

l. Approve Agreement with Northland Community Schools for Transportation for Students in Foster Care

m. Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Lutheran Social Services

n. Approve SWCD Invoice #57 for Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention

o. Accept Sheriff's Office Donations

p. Award Geotechnical Evaluation for Cass County Parking Lot Improvement Project

q. Refer Kitchigami Regional Library 2022 Budget Request to Citizens Budget Committee

r. Receive and File Longville Highway & Ambulance Garage Open House

s. Receive and File Local Public Health Grant Award Increase for 2021

t. Receive and File Klenk Reclassification Request

u. Receive and File Schlorhaufer Reclassification Request

Crow Wing County Personnel Committee

Meets 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2

Historic Courthouse

County Administrator’s Conference Room

1. Staff update

  • Safety Committee and our employees - John Melson and Amy Fischer

2. Personnel Actions

3. Closed Session

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

2024 Labor Strategy

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. Monday, Aug. 2, Personnel Committee, Historic Courthouse, County Administrator's Conference Room

Meets 4 p.m. Monday, Joint Meeting between Crow Wing County & City of Brainerd re: MnDOT Presentation on Washington Street Corridor Improvements, Brainerd City Hall, Council Chambers

Meets 4 p.m. Tuesday, Crow Wing County Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Land Services Building, Pine/Maple Room / Webex (contact HRA for info)

Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission, Airport Conference Room

Meets 1 p.m. Friday, Transportation Advisory Committee, County Highway Department Conference Room

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

The Baxter City Council will meet in a work session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Baxter City Hall to discuss the 2020 Audit Exit Interview.

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Additions or Changes to the Agenda

5. Public Comments

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

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 Work Session Minutes from July 20, 2021

B. Approve City Council Minutes from July 20, 2021

C. Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report

D. Approve a Special Event Permit for Lindar and Avantech Companies

E. Approve Emergent Software Proposal to Provide IT Infrastructure Options Analysis in the Not to Exceed Amount of $3,375

F. Approve Resolution 2021-066 to establish an insurance escrow pursuant to MN Statute 65A.50 to allow for the removal of Fire Debris

7. Pulled Agenda Items

8. Other Business

A. Approve Purchase Agreement to Acquire the Camp Vanasek Property from Crow Wing County

9. Council Comments

A. Connie Lyscio

B. Zach Tabatt

C. John Ward

D. Mark Cross

E. Darrel Olson

10. City Administrator's Report

11. City Attorney's Report

12. Adjourn

Joint meeting of City Council/Public Works Commission

City of Crosslake

Meets 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2

City Hall


1. City Council Call to Order


2. Public Works Commission Call to Order

3. Approve July 6, 2021 Meeting Minutes (Motion)

4. Memo dated July 29, 2021 from Phil Martin Re: Projects Update

5. Memo dated July 29, 2021 from Phil Martin Re: 2022 Road Improvements Feasibility Report Update (Motion)

6. Memo dated July 27, 2021 from Phil Martin Re: CSAH 66 Feasibility Report Update and Mock Assessments (Motion)

7. Memo dated July 29, 2021 from John Graupman Re: Clarifier Project Schedule Update (Motion)

8. Update from Ted Strand on Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations and Public Works Operations

9. Public Works Commission Adjourn


10. City Council Adjourn

Economic Development Authority

Meets 7:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5

City Council Chambers

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Approval/Amendment of agenda

4. Approval of minutes

5. Financial report

6. Updates

a. Executive Director

b. HRA


7. Old business

a. Budget levy and priorities discussion

8. New business

9. Informational

a. 2021-2022 Goals update

10. Commissioner’s Comments/questions

11. Adjournment