Agendas - Feb. 16

Activities Committee Meeting

Pillager School Board of Education

Meets 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19

I. Call to Order

II. AV and Robotics Club Update

III. Little Falls/Brainerd Co-op Update

IV. Winter Sports Update

V. Spring Sports Preview


VI. Fine Arts Update

VII. Coaches Evaluation Update

VIII. Additional JH Baseball Coach Discussion\u0009

IX. Community Weight Room Usage Update

X. Community Ed Class Offerings and Summary

XI. Drivers Ed Update/Changes

XII. Community Ed Winter Participation Numbers

XIII. Community Ed Spring and Summer Programs


XIV. Community Ed Advisory Council

XV. Adjourn

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18

Land Department Meeting Room

218 Washburn Avenue East, Backus

1. 9 a.m. Call to Order

b. Pledge of Allegiance.

c. Approval of agenda for discussion.

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

a. Consent Agenda

b. Report Back from the AGC Committee of the Board


3. 9:10 a.m. Kevin Lee - Longville Ambulance Subordinate Service District

a. 2019 4th Quarter Report

4. 9:20 a.m. Tom Burch - Sheriff

a. 2019 Annual Report

5. 9:35 a.m. James Schneider - Probation, Mark Smith - Department of Corrections

a. 2019 Annual Report

6. 9:55 a.m. Darrick Anderson - Highway Department

a. CSAH 70 - Right of Way Acquisition


7. 10:05 a.m. John Ringle - ESD Director

a. Adopt Leech Lake River CMP Work Plan

b. 2019 ESD Planning and Zoning Report

8. 10:20 a.m. Confirm Upcoming Meeting Schedule

a. Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, beginning at 9:00 a.m., Board Room, 1st Floor Crtse. Annex, Walker, MN.

b. Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe State of the Band Address on Friday, March 6, 2020, beginning at 10 a.m., Northern Lights Event Center, Walker, MN.

c. Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, beginning at 9 a.m., Land Department Meeting Room, Backus, MN.

9. 10:25 a.m. Adjourn


Consent agenda

a. Approve Minutes โ€“ Regular Meeting February 4, 2020

b. Approve Auditor Warrants and HHVS Warrants

c. Approve HHVS Personnel Items

d. Approve Highway Department Personnel Items

e. Approve Probation Personnel Item

f. Approve Sheriff's Office Personnel Item

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


h. Approve Capital Fund Activity

i. Approve 2020 Unorganized Fire Contracts

j. Approve Transfer of Unorganized Road Costs

k. Approve Amendment to Cass County's Participation Agreement with UCare Minnesota

l. Approve Business Associate Addendum to Service Agreement with Lake Country Associates

m. Approve Purchase of Service Agreement with Productive Alternatives

n. Approve Purchase of Service Agreement with Nystrom and Associate

o. Approve Service Agreement with Northland Area, Pine River/Backus & Pillager Family Centers

p. Approve Bandel Reclassification

q. Approve Sawyer Reclassification

r. Authorize 4th Quarter Payment to LASSD

s. Adopt Resolution in Support of Gull Lake Trail

t. Receive and File Timber Auction Results

u. Receive and File January 2020 Interest Report

Crow Wing County Committee of the Whole

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18

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

1. 9 a.m. Update on FAD, SAD and Ditch 13 - Jory Danielson

2. 9:30 a.m. Administrative Services Annual Report - Deborah Erickson

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:

Feb. 17, Presidents' Day - County offices closed

Feb. 18, 9 a.m. - Committee of the Whole, Historic Courthouse, Jinx Ferrari Meeting Room

Feb. 20, 2 p.m., Regional Transportation Coordination Council, Staples

Feb. 24, 2 p.m., Excellence Awards Ceremony, Land Services Building, Meetings Rooms 1 & 2

Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18

Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse

326 Laurel St., Brainerd

1. Call To Order - 7:30 PM

2. Roll Call

3. Pledge Of Allegiance

4. Approval Of Agenda - Voice Vote

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 Minutes

A.1. Regular Meeting Held on February 3, 2020

A.2. Workshop Held on February 10, 2020

B. Approval Of Licenses

C. Department Activity Reports

C.1. Police Chief

C.2. Finance Director

D. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application For Exempt Permit - Submitted By Council 11679, Saint Mathias, 1844 S Oakridge Ln., Fort Ripley, MN For An Event To Be Held April 26, 2020 At St. Francis Of The Lakes Catholic School, 817 Juniper St., Brainerd - Approval Of

E. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application To Conduct Excluded Bingo - Submitted By St. Andrew Of Brainerd. Bingo Events To Be Held March 14 And November 21, 2020 At St. Andrew's Church, 1108 Willow St., Brainerd - Approval Of

6. Presentations

A. Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation (BLAEDC) Presentation - Tyler Glynn

B. Community Development Department Presentation

7. Council Committee Reports

A. Personnel And Finance Committee - 6:45 P.M.

A.1. Approval Of Bills

A.2. Police Request To Hire Community Service Officers

A.3. State Delegation Agreement And Building Official Position

A.4. Federal Recreational Trail And Local Trail Connection Grants

A.5. Review Of Fund Balance Policy

B. Safety And Public Works Committee - 7:00 P.M.

B.1. Improvements 16-09 And 19-07 - Buffalo Hills Lane And Mississippi Drive Reconstruction - Change Orders 1 And 2

B.2. Anabec Street Stormwater Pond Maintenance Agreement

B.3. Event/Street Closure Application - St. Patrick's Day Parade

B.4. Transit Bus 118 Disposal

B.5. Notice Of Hearing - Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Annual Update And Public Hearing

8. Unfinished Business

A. Call For Applicants - Informational

(Applications Available at City Hall or at the City's Website)


Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire 12/31 of said year) Cable TV Advisory Committee - 2 terms (Expire 2021) - 2 terms (Expire 2022)

Charter Commission - 2 terms (Expire 2020) - 1 term (Expire 2021) - 1

term (Expire 2022) - 1 term (Expire 2023)

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

Economic Development Authority (EDA) - 1 term (Expire 2020)

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

Planning Commission - 1 terms (Expire 2022)


Water Tower Committee - Applicants Needed

9. New Business

A. Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Agreement

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

(Verbal: Any Updates since Packet)

A. City Administrator Report/Update

12. Council Member Reports

13. Closed Session Pursuant Minnesota Statute 13D.05 Subd. 3(C)(3) To Consider Counteroffers For The Purchase Of Property At 304 Washington Street West, 422 4th Street NW, 623 4th Street NW, 502 Jackson Street, 424 3rd Street NW, And 622 4th Street NW, All In Brainerd, MN 56401

14. Adjourn

Note: Safety and Public Works Committee will meet at 7 p.m. in the Board Room at the Crow Wing County Courthouse.

Personnel and Finance Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m. in the Jinx Ferrari Room at the Crow Wing County Courthouse.

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

The Baxter City Council will meet in a work session at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Baxter City Hall for the purpose of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Biologic Study Presentation and 2021 Inglewood Drive Railway Crossing & Foley Road Improvement Project Overview.

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Presentation

A. GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Presentation

5. Additions or Changes to the Agenda

6. Public Comments

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


7. 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 February 4, 2020

B. Approve City Council Minutes from February 4, 2020

C. Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report (Addendums A and A-1)

D. Approve Resolution 2020-023 approving a Variance to allow multiple wall signs on a

structure in the Public Benefit District for the Early Childhood Center located at 5546 Fairview Road (City File# 20-03)

E. Approve Resolution 2020-022 approving the Preliminary and Final Plat to allow "First

Addition to Forestview Drive Trail" for property located north of Forestview Drive, east of TH 371 and west of Fuschia Drive (City File# 20-04)

F. Approve Resolution 2020-021 approving a Conditional Use Permit Amendment to allow for the expansion of the gymnasium at the Baxter Elementary School located at 12191 Jasperwood Drive (City File# 20-02)

G. Approve the purchase of tax forfeited parcel (RE Code 40110509) located on Memorywood Drive from Crow Wing County for the estimated market value and associated fees of $4,849.18 for the 2019 Memorywood Drive Improvements Project.

H. Approve Special Event Permit for 2020 Kiwanis Kids Triathlon

I. Approve Special Event Permit for 2020 Race For Grace Event

J. Approve Permit for Retail Sales of Fireworks for Fleet Farm and Menards for the Period of May 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021

K. Approve On-Sale Liquor and Sunday Liquor for El Loro of Baxter, Inc. for the Period of March 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020, contingent upon submitting Insurance Documentation

L. Approve the Crow Wing County Highway Departmentโ€™s 2020 Pavement Marking Cost Share Agreement.

M. Accept the WSN 2019 Watermain Fitting Review Feasibility Report.

N. Accept the WSN 2019 Hydrant Installation Year Review Feasibility Report.

O. Accept the WSB Water Treatment Plant Biological Retrofit Needs & Water Trend Analysis Feasibility Study.

P. Approve the Bolton & Menk, Inc Fee Amendment in the amount of $57,988.00 for the 2020 South Sanitary Sewer Interceptor, North Forestview Improvements and North Forestview Stormwater Outfall Improvements Project.

Q. Approve the Advanced Engineering Agreement for Lift Station No. 24 SCADA Monitoring in the amount of $8,838.00.

R. Approve the Quality Flow Systems Inc. Lift Station No. 12 Quote in the amount of $56,200.00 and the Quality Flow Systems Inc. Lift Station No. 24 Quote in the amount of $67,830.00.

S. Adopt Resolution 2020-024, Amending Hearing Date on Proposed Assessment for the 2020 South Interceptor, North Forestview and Forestview Stormwater Outlet Improvements Project

T. Accept Planning and Zoning Commission Minutes from February 11, 2020

U. Appoint Mr. Keith Binsfeld to the Park and Trail Maintenance Position at Grade 3, Step 6 of the AFSCME Employee Schedule

V. Award the Professional Engineering and Related Engineering Services Contract for 2021 Inglewood Drive Railway Crossing and Foley Road Improvements Project to Bolton & Menk in the not to exceed amount of $491,505.00.

W. Approve 2020 T.H. 210 Street Lighting Improvements Project

8. Pulled Agenda Items

9. Other Business

A. Authorize the Mayor to execute Letter of Intent for Southwest Baxter Acquisition Opportunity

10. Council Comments

A. Connie Lyscio

B. Zach Tabatt

D. Todd HolmanMark Cross

E. Darrel Olson

11. City Administrator's Report

12. City Attorney's Report

A. Closed Session Under Minnesota Statute 13D.05, subd. 3 (b), Attorney-Client Privilege

13. Adjourn

Nisswa City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19

City Hall

A. Call to Order

1. Pledge of Allegiance

B. Consent Calendar (NOTICE TO PUBLIC) โ€“ All matters listed are considered routine by the Council and will all be enacted by one 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.

1. Police Department Report โ€“ January/February 2020

2. Fire Department Report โ€“ January 2020

3. Planning & Zoning Department Report โ€“ February 2020

4. Presentation of Claims โ€“ Check register #45698 โ€“ 45781 totaling $150,430.06

5. Parks & Recreation Department Report โ€“ February 2020

6. LG220 Application for Exempt Permit for Ducks Unlimited

7. LG220 Application for Exempt Permit for Central MN Gobbler Chapter

8. LG220 Application for Exempt Permit for Nisswa Parent Teacher Organization

9. Public Works Department Report โ€“ February 2020

10. Spirits of Nisswa Report โ€“ November/December 2019

11. City Council Regular Meeting Minutes from January 15, 2019

12. Pickle Department Report โ€“ January, 2020

13. Fritzโ€™s Resort Renewal of Consumption and Display


1. Public Comment

2. Police Department Presentation


1. City Administrator

2. City Attorney

3. City Engineer


1. Camp Lincoln Road Park Presentation (Council Action-Motion)

2. Support for Lake Shore Grant Application for Gull Lake Trail Funding (Council Action-Motion)

3. Public Hearing - Vacate a Portion of Pine Avenue in the Plat of Nisswa Park

a. Resolution Vacating a Portion of a City Road (Council Action-Motion)

4. Approval of Temporary Liquor License and Temporary Beer License Agreement for the Brainerd Jaycees on April 24-25, 2020 for the Run for the Lakes (Council Action-Motion)

5. Construction Cost Share Agreement for the Reconstruction of Roadways under the Jurisdiction of Crow Wing County and City of Nisswa (Council Action-Motion)

6. PFA Application and Transmittal Form for Wastewater Treatment Facility Expansion

a. Resolution of Application (Council Action-Motion)

b. Transmittal Form with Application Fee (Council Action-Motion)

7. Authorization to Bid for Lift Station 3 (Council Action-Motion)

8. Approve Easement for Lift Station 3 on Nokomis Avenue (Council Action-Motion)

9. Approve Purchase Agreement between the City of Nisswa and Carey Rasinski and Thomas Briggs (Council Action-Motion)

10. Approve the City of Nisswa Pay Equity Implementation Report for 2019 (Council Action-Motion)

11. Adopt Sustainable Purchase Policy (Council Action-Motion)

12. Personnel Updates (Council Action-Motion)

13. Approve Easement between City of Nisswa and RAR Development, Inc. (Council Action-Motion)

14. Memo from Jenny Max re: Cell Tower Lease (Council Information)


1. Information Regarding Proposed Liquor Law Changes in Grocery Stores-tabled until March (Council Information)

2. Council Discussion re: Council Liaison Structure-tabled until March (Council Information)


1. Mayor

2. Council Members


1. March 03, Presidential Nomination Primary 7:00 A.M โ€“ 8:00 P.M.

2. March 04, Public Works Committee 5:00 P.M.

3. March 05, Park & Recreation Advisory Commission 4:00 P.M.

4. March 10, Planning & Zoning Commission 6:00 P.M.

5. March 12, Gull Lake Trail Meeting 5:00 P.M.

6. March 18, Regular City Council Meeting 7:00 P.M.


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