Agendas - Week of April 19

List of area agendas.


Nisswa City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20

Nisswa City Hall

The council meeting will also be accessible via YouTube live on the City of Nisswa’s channel at City of Nisswa.

A. Call to Order

1. Pledge of Allegiance

B. Consent Calendar (NOTICE TO PUBLIC) – 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 – March 2021

2. Parks and Recreation Report – April 2021

3. Planning & Zoning Department Report – April 2021

4. Pickle Department Report – March 2021

5. Spirits of Nisswa Report – March 2021

6. Public Works Department Report – March 2021

7. Presentation of Claims – Check register #47420 - 47976 totaling $1,252,917.49

8. Regular City Council Meeting Minutes from March 16, 2021


9. Nisswa Fire Department Fire Chief Job Description

10. Nisswa Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Job Description

11. Nisswa Fire Department Captain Job Description

12. Nisswa Fire Department Firefighter Job Description

13. LG220 Gambling Permit for Nisswa Elementary Parent Teacher Organization


1. Public Comment



1. City Administrator

2. City Attorney

3. City Engineer


1. Planning & Zoning – Rezone Recommendation of PID 28100660 from Open Space Residential

(OSR) to Shoreland Residential (SR) (Council Action-Motion)

a. Public Letters Received regarding Rezone

2. Parks & Recreation – Golf Cart Program Presentation (Council Information)


3. Parks & Recreation – Request to approve Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District

agreement for pollinator garden at Nisswa Lake Park (Council Action-Motion)

4. Park & Recreation – Program Presentation (Council Information)

5. Parks & Recreation – Approve cooperative agreement between the City of Nisswa and the

Department of Natural Recourses Re: Public access on Nisswa Lake (Council Action-Motion)

City Council Agenda

April 20, 2021 Page 2

6. Spirits – Request for Summer Staff pay increase (Council Action-Motion)


7. Administration – Extension of Office Copier Lease Agreement (Council Action-Motion)

8. Administration – Approval of Resolution to join the 4M Fund to deposit funds from the

American Rescue Plan Act (Council Action Motion)

9. Administration – Approve City of Nisswa Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ended

December 31, 2020 (Council Action-Motion)

a. 2020 Audited Financial Statements

b. 2020 Report to Members of Governance

10. Administration – Approval of Draft for Agreement between City of Nisswa and Teamsters


General Local No. 346 (Council Action-Motion)

11. Administration – Recommendation to Move Amber Moon Peterson off of Probationary Status

(Council Action-Motion)

12. Public Works – Appointment of Cam Dorian to Public Works Committee (Council ActionMotion)

13. Public Works – Payment Application #2 for Aspen Construction Company Re: 2020 Lift

Station 3 Improvements in the amount of $163,462.63 (Council Action-Motion)

14. Public Works – Payment Application #8 for Eagle Construction Company Re: 2020

Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvements in the amount of $333,369.52 (Council ActionMotion)




1. Mayor

2. Council Members


1. April 28, 2021 Public Works Committee Meeting 5 p.m.

2. May 04, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting 6 p.m.

3. May 06, 2021 Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting 5 p.m.

4. May 13, 2021 Gull Lake Trail Steering Committee 5 p.m.

5. May 18, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting 7 p.m.

6. May 26, 2021 Public Works Committee 5 p.m.


Citizens' Water Tower Committee Agenda

Meets 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 21

Brainerd City Hall

2nd Floor Conference Room

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Jody Converse

Approval of minutes from meeting dated March 17, 2021

Action on Report

5. Mary Koep

Treasurer Report

Action on Report

6. Ashley Storm

Publicity/Fundraising \u0009

Action on Report

7. Paul Skogen

Grant Information

Update on Plans and Specifications

8. Paul Skogen

Chairman Report

Conversation with Matt Killian (Chamber of Commerce President) regarding meeting with area businesses.

Email Correspondence with United States Congressman Pete Stauber

Action on Report

9. David Badeaux

City of Brainerd City Council Report

Action or Report

10. Other Items for Discussion

Special Thank You to Lakes Area Printing for Donation of Notepads

Crow Wing County Fairboard

Fundraising Initiatives

Water Tower Tumblers

Kevin Matthews Pottery

Lakes Area Printing Water Tower Thank You Cards and Envelopes

4th of July Activities

Beer Sales with Jaycees

Brainerd Sesquicentennial

501 C-3 Status

Grant Resources


Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation $2,500 to $10,000

Save America’s Treasure Grant Program (Matching Funds up to $700,00)

National Endowment for the Humanities ( $6000 to $ 1 million)

Finding Other Committee Members

11. Next Meeting May 19. 2021

12. Adjournment

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 20

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. (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

b. Report Back from Personnel Committee of the Board

c. Continuity of Operations Plan

d. Public Hearing - 2nd Reading of Ordinance 2021-01 amending Ordinance 2011-02 Tobacco Ordinance

3. 9:25 a.m. Mike Paulus - Cass County EDC

a. 2021 EDC Update

4. 9:40 a.m. Sandra Norikane - Chief Financial Officer

a. Approve Additional 4th Quarter Budget Request

b. Financial Update and Fund Balance Management

5. 9:55 a.m. Kirk Titus - Land Commissioner

a. 2020 Annual Report

6. 10:10 a.m. Darrick Anderson - Highway Department

a. Approve Final Payment on Contract 07007

b. County Driveway/Entrance Access Policy

c. County Highway Access Management Policy

d. 2020 Annual Report

7. 10:35 a.m. John Ringle - ESD Director

a. First Quarter 2021 Planning and Zoning Activity Report

b. Public Hearing - 3rd Reading of the Cass County Land Use and Environmental Definitions Ordinances

8. 10:50 a.m. Confirm Upcoming Meeting Schedule

a. Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m., Land Department Meeting Room, Backus

b. Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, beginning at 6 p.m., Loon Lake Township, 1346 56th St. SW, Pequot Lakes

9. 10:55 a.m. AdjournItems 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 April 6, 2021

b. Approve Auditor Warrants and HHVS Warrants

c. Approve Attorney's Office Personnel Items

d. Approve Environmental Services Department Personnel Items

e. Approve HHVS Personnel Items

f. Approve Capital Fund Activity

g. Approve Abatements

h. Approve SWCD Invoice #56 for Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention

i. Approve Region V Community Impact Funds Application for Intensive Bridging Services

j. Approve Marsolek Easement Request

k. Approve Alianello Reclassification

l. Approve Johnson Reclassification

m. Authorize Budget Support for Kitchigami Regional Library - 1st Half 2021

n. Receive and File March 2021 Interest Report

Pillager School Board

Meets 6 p.m. Monday, April 19

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Consider Additions/Deletions/Acceptance of the Agenda

IV. Visitor Comments

V. Consider Consent Agenda

A. Minutes of the March 15, 2021 Regular Monthly Meeting

B. Monthly Cash Flow Including Investments

C. Monthly Paid Bills

D. Monthly Paid Bills – Activity Accounts

E. Donations

F. Personnel Summary Sheet

VI. 5th Grade Transition Plan Presentation

VII. Robotics Presentation

VIII. Special Board Reports with Possible Action

A. Activities

B. Curriculum

1. Director of Teaching and Learning Report

C. Facilities

1. Committee Report

D. Personnel

1. Committee Report\u0009

E. Policy

1. Committee Report

a. 1st Reading of Proposed Updates to Policy #606 – Textbooks and Instructional Materials

F. Budget

1. Business Manager Report

G. Other

1. Learning Model Plan and COVID-19 Update

IX. Superintendent’s Report

X. Adjournment

Due to the current federal and state emergency declarations and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, this meeting of the Pillager Public Schools (ISD #116) school board will be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021 - Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means. Persons may monitor this meeting from a remote location by visiting Pillager School YouTube Channel ( where they will find the livestream video.

Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 19

For the safety of our staff and residents, the public is invited to attend the meeting by calling in, 844-992-4726; use access code 187 781 4222.

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

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 Bills

B. Approval Of Minutes

B.1. Regular Meeting Held on April 5, 2021

C. Approval Of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 2

D. Department Activity Reports

D.1. Police Chief

D.2. Finance Director

E. Adopt Resolution Accepting Donations & Contributions For The 1st Quarter Of 2021

F. Authorize Hiring Of 2021 Temporary Employees

G. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application For Exempt Permit - Submitted By Lakes Area Habitat For Humanity, PO Box 234, Brainerd For An Event To Be Held On June 17, 2021 At The Exchange At The NP Center, 1410 Northern Pacific Road, Brainerd

6. Community Member Of The Month

7. Presentations

A. Update From Library Board - Mary Koep

8. Council Committee Reports

A. Safety And Public Works Committee - 7 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference Information

844-992-4726; use access code, 187 136 3842

A.1. Request To Approve Certain Tax Forfeit Parcels As Non-Conservation Status And Approve For Sale

A.2. Request To Approve Event Application - LAMF Block Party

A.3. Request To Select And Approve Name A Snowplow Final Names

B. Personnel And Finance Committee - 7 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference Information

Call 844-992-4726; access code,187 647 7486

B.1. Authorize The Hiring Of Ms. Toni Gage For Administrative Specialist - Administration Department

B.2. Update On Police Chief Eligibility List Process

B.3. Authorize Water Availability Charges To Be Used Towards The Water Tank Project

9. Unfinished Business

A. Final Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1515 - Amending Section

515-37: Signs From The Code Of Ordinances

B. Committee Resignations - Accept With Regret

Dale Parks, Park Board

W. Merritt Bussiere, Cable TV Advisory Committee

C. 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) - 2 terms (Expire 2022)

Charter Commission - 1 term (Expire 2022)

Park Board - 1 term (Expire 2024)

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

Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) - 1 term (Expire 2022)

Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire 09/07 of said year) Economic Development Authority (EDA) - 1 term (Expire 2021) - 1 term (Expire 2026)

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

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

Ad Hoc Committees - Applicants Needed

Water Tower Committee - Two positions available

10. New Business

A. Consider Purchase Of Banners For The Sesquicentennial

11. Public Forum

Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council - Time limits may be imposed

12. Staff Reports

13. Mayor's Report

14. Council Member Reports

15. Adjourn

Personnel & Finance Committee will meet at 7 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference Call In Info: Call 844-992-4726; use access code: 187 647 7486

Safety & Public Works Committee will meet at 7 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference Call In Info: Call 844-992-4726; use access code: 187 136 3842.

Crow Wing County Committee of the Whole

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 20

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.


Commissioner Koering attending by Teams

1. 9 a.m. Out-of-Home Placements Update - Kara Griffin

2. 9:30 a.m. Direct Care and Treatment DNMC - Tami Lueck

3. 10 a.m. Camp Ripley's Annual Community Update - Brigadier General Kruse

4. 10:30 a.m. Crow Wing County HRA, Housing Trust Fund Update - Deborah Erickson

5. 11 a.m. Mississippi River Watershed - Melissa Barrick and Jacob Frie

For more information, call 218-824-1067

Crow Wing County Committee of the Whole meeting agendas are available online at .

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, April 19, Personnel Committee, Land Services Building, Oak Room/Teams (public will not be allowed to attend in person but may join by Teams; call 218-824-1067 for link)

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Committee of the Whole, Historic Courthouse, County Board Room/Teams (218-302-1725,,867091726#) (public will not be allowed to attend in person; meeting will be livestreamed on Crow Wing County YouTube channel and )

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

Meets 10 a.m. Friday, Mississippi Headwaters Board, Zoom ( )

Meets 1 p.m. Friday, State Community Health Services Advisory Committee, WebEx (call 651-201-5795 for info)

Crow Wing County Personnel Committee

Meets 9 a.m. Monday, April 19

Land Services Building

Oak Room/Teams


CALL 218-824-1067 BY 8:30 a.m. ON 04/19/21 FOR LINK.

Commissioner Koering attending by Teams

1. Staff Update

2. Personnel Actions

3. Closed Session (Data classified as not public – pursuant to MS Chapter 13D)

Personal Health Data pursuant to MS 13D.05, Subd 2 (a) (3)

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

Morrison County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 20

County Board Room

Government Center, Little Falls

1. Call to order by chairman

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Approval of county board minutes

4. Additions/deletions to the agenda

5. National Crime Victim Rights Week Proclamation

6. Vulnerable Adult Abuse Awareness Proclamation

7. Land services

8. Initiative foundation

9. Little Falls Airport

10. Attorney

11. Sheriff’s report

12. Social service report

13. Public health report

14. Public health/social services

15. Extension report

16. Auditor’s report

17. County board warrants

18. Public works report

19. Administrator’s report

20. Committee reports/upcoming schedule

21. Adjournment

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

A work session will be 6:45 p.m. Tuesday to discuss proposed language amendment to the City of Baxter dog ordinance.

Members of the public may monitor the meeting from a remote location by listening to the live audio/video stream using one of the following methods:

  • Phone \u0009- Call 1-312-626-6799 and enter the meeting ID of 883 9814 1252 \u0009

  • Internet -

Comments from the public received via email at or mail at Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter, MN 56425, that are received by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday will be read at the Tuesday council meeting during the appropriate agenda item. All public comments will be placed into the public record.

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 April 6, 2021

B. Approve City Council Minutes from April 6, 2021

C. Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report (Addendum A)

D. Approve Appointments to Seasonal Position of Park Attendant

E. Approve Appointment to the Seasonal Position of Roadside Mower

F. Approve the Extension of Joint Powers Agreement Between State of MN and the City of Baxter and Prosecuting City Attorney

G. Approve Permit for Retail Sales of Fireworks for Cub Foods, Target, and Walmart for the period of May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022

H. Accept the Utilities Commission Minutes from April 7, 2021.

I. Accept the Stormwater Standard Operating Procedures.

J. Approve the HR Green Professional Services Agreement Stormwater Program Update in the Not to Exceed amount of $30,000.00.

K. Approve the Crow Wing County Highway Department’s 2021 Pavement Marking Cost Share Agreement.

L. Approve the WiDSETH Agreement for Professional Engineering Services for the Water Supply System Risk and Resilience Assessment in the Not to Exceed Amount of $12,000.00.

M. Amend the Water Interconnect Building Improvements Cost Estimate in the amount of

$24,600.00 for a total estimated project cost of $76,000.00.

N. Accept the Emergency Bypass of the Water Treatment Plant Standard Operating Procedures

O. Approve delaying the KLM Warranty Repairs to the North Water Tower until 2022.

P. Approve delaying the KLM Proposal for Engineering and Construction Services on the East Water Tower in the fixed fee of $55,542.00 until 2022.

Q. Approve the KLM Proposal for Cleanout and Disinfection of the South Water Tower in the amount of $3,800.00.

R. Approve Anderson Brothers Construction Change Order No. 7 in the amount of

$1,485.00 for the 2020 Fairview Road, Golf Course Drive, Excelsior Road & Trail Connection & 2020 Oakwood Drive Trail Connection Improvements Project.

S. Approve Special Event Application for 2021 Kiwanis Kids Triathlon

T. Adopt Ordinance 2021-006, Amending the Text of Title 5 Chapter 3 of the Baxter City Code and Adopt Ordinance 2021-007, Summary Ordinance 2021-006

U. Adopt Ordinance 2021-004, Amending the Text of Title 3, Chapter 18 of the Baxter City Code and Adopt Ordinance 2021-005, Summary of Ordinance 2021-004

V. Approve Resolution 2021-021 approving a Conditional Use Permit to allow a garden center use for farmers market produce sales at the Westport Shopping Center located at 14091 Baxter Drive (City file 21-13)

W. Adopt Resolution 2021-024, Approving a Lawful Gambling Permit for the Baxter Lions Club to Conduct Gambling at El Tequila Mexican Restaurant

X. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-022 Declaring Cost to be Assessed and Ordering Preparation of Proposed Assessment for the 2022 Mill & Overlay and Full Depth Reclamation Improvements Project.

Y. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-023 Calling a Hearing on Proposed Assessment for the 2021 Mill & Overlay and Full Depth Reclamation Improvements Project.

7. Pulled Agenda Items

8. Other Business

A.Approve Resolutions 2021-018, 2021-019, 2021-020, and Ordinance 2021-003 approving the Preliminary and Final Plat of “Central Lakes Crossing Fourth Addition”, Rezone from PUD, Planned Unit Development to C-2, Regional Commercial, Conditional Use Permits for a drive-through car wash use and joint access, and Variances to Title 10 of the Zoning Ordinance for property located at 7361 Glory Road (City file 21-10).

B. Approve the Four Seasons Car Wash Baxter II Development Agreement contingent on the Developer addressing staff comments.

C. Approve the Four Seasons Car Wash Baxter II Stormwater Facilities Maintenance Agreement.

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

A. Closed Session Under Minnesota Statute 13D.05, subd. 3 (c), Purchase of Property: PID 40020781, 40020782, 40020784

A.1. Closed Session

12. Adjourn

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