Agendas - Week of April 26

List of area agendas.


Brainerd Public Library

Meets 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 28

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 March 2021 meeting

5. President’s report—committee assignments


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

15. Adjourn

Park Board

Meets 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27

City Hall Council Chambers

WebEx Teleconference Meeting

Call 844-992-4726; use access code 187 998 6654.

1. Call To Order - 4 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 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

Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 23, 2021.

B. Approval Of The Disbursements

Month of April 2021

C. Approval Of New Hires

6. Presentations

Rotary Park Natural Trails and 2021 Rotary Park Pavilion Construction - Pete Nelson and John Forrest

7. Unfinished Business


A. Request To Approve Restroom Facility Security Plan

B. Consideration Of Warming House Change And Construction Of Alternate 1 For Memorial Park Redevelopment Project

C. Discussion Of YMCA And CE 1st Quarterly Reports

Discussion of YMCA and CE 1st Quarter Reports.pdf

8. New Business

A. Accept With Regret The Resignation Of Park Board Member Dale Parks

B. Request To Review And Approve Mid-MN Women's Center Event

9. Public Forum


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

attention of the Board. Time limits may be imposed.

10. City Engineer And Recreation Coordinator Report

11. Adjourn

Visit the Parks and Recreation Website at s .

Brainerd School Board

Meets noon Wednesday, April 28

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:


A. 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:

Thank you to Dutch and Irma Cragun for donating $100,000 to the Brainerd Public Schools for the purchase of a concert grand piano in our new performing arts facility. The piano is a beautiful, ebony 9’ Steinway model D, considered the gold standard for pianos across the globe. This instrument will support all of the performing ensembles at Brainerd High School. Over 500 students each year participate in music and will experience this world class instrument. Furthermore, this piano will be utilized by the Lakes Area Music Festival, as well as be available to all other community ensembles that choose to use our new facility.

Thank you to Steve and Cindy Clough, Just for Kix, for their generous $75,000 donation to ISD181 to be used towards Brainerd High School multi-purpose room upgrades and flooring to support our athletes and activity partners.

Congratulations to the Brainerd Knowledge Bowl! Statewide there are 994 teams and 48 teams qualified for the State Tournament. Brainerd qualified two teams and they finished in 15th and 21st place. The 15th place team members were Jackson Callian, Karlton Anderson, Reed Boeckermann, Colten Dols, and Noah Joque. In 21st place was Gabe Maurer, Charles Johnson, Meryl Tigenoah, Jackson Dwyer and Jonathan Larson.

Chair Nystrom:

Congratulations to Superintendent Laine Larson for being elected as President-Elect to the Minnesota Association of School Administrators. This is a three-year term representing Brainerd Public Schools and PK-12 public education throughout the state of Minnesota. Brainerd has not had a Superintendent serve as the MASA President since the 1916-1917 school year.

6. Public Input: If a member of the public would like to address the board during our public input time, chairs will be made available in the hallway for the public to wait until called upon to address the board. The public will not be allowed to stay in the boardroom for the entire meeting. Comments will be limited to three minutes, face coverings must be worn, and the board will not address the topic discussed at that time.

7. Approval of Minutes:

A. Regular Board Meeting – April 12, 2021

8. Consent calendar: Hiring’s are approved pending negotiated contracts/agreements and a district approved /acceptable background check.

A. Staff Changes/Leaves

B. Gifts & Grants Approval

C. Ratify Payment of Bills

9. Presentations:

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

New Business:

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

For Action - None

10. Informational:

A. Business Services Report – Marci Lord

A.i. Financial Report

B. Superintendent’s Report – Laine Larson

11. Future Meetings:

April 28, 2021, Optional PAC Board Tour, 11 a.m.

Special School Board Meeting, noon

May 3, BPSF Board Meeting, p.m.

May 4, Project Oversight Team Meeting, 8 a.m.

May 5, Senior Recognition Night, 5:30 p.m. A-L & 7:15 p.m. M-Z

May 6-9, Musical “Oklahoma,” 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday at PAC

May 10, Regular School Board Meeting, 6 p.m.

May 11, Equity Task Force Meeting, 2 p.m.

May 18, Project Oversight Team Meeting, 8 a.m.

May 19, Fine Arts Awards Banquet, 7 p.m. at PAC

May 20, LEC Graduation, noon; BLC Graduation, 4 p.m. at Tornstrom

May 21, BHS Graduation, 7 p.m. at Don Adamson Field

Last day of school for all students

May 22, BHS Prom, 7 p.m.

May 24, South Campus (Future LEC, Transition/STARS) Groundbreaking

Ceremony, 11 a.m.; Regular School Board Meeting, noon

May 26, PAC Grand Opening, 6 p.m.

12. Other Business:

13. Adjourn

Brainerd HRA Board

Meets 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 28

Brainerd City Hall Council Chambers

501 Laurel St., Brainerd


Join by phone: 415-655-0001

Meeting number (access code): 182 725 3151

Meeting password: 0428

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Presentation of 2020 Brainerd HRA Audit: Mary Reedy, CliftonLarsonAllen

4. Reading and Approval of Minutes

5. Unfinished Business

6. New Business

a. Water Heater & Boiler Replacement at North Star Apartments

b. Commissioner Compensation Discussion

7. Bills and Communications

a. Financial Report

b. HCV/Section 8 Report

c. Housing Management Report

d. Executive Director Report

e. Rehab Update

1. Commissioner Comments

2. Adjourn

Next meeting May 19.

Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 27

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

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 a.m. on 04/27/21

3. Review and Approve Minutes

3.1. 04/13/21 Regular County Board Meeting Minutes

4. Review and Approve Agenda

5. Consent Agenda

5.1. Bills

5.2. Personnel Actions

5.3. 2021 Trail Permit Renewals

5.4. Transfer Ditch 13 Funds to Highway Fund

5.5. Transfer First Assessment District (FAD) Funds to Highway Fund

5.6. Transfer Second Assessment District (SAD) Funds to Highway Fund

5.7. Application for Repurchase of Forfeited Lands, Durm

5.8. Application for Repurchase of Forfeited Lands, CK Properties of Brainerd LLC

5.9. Abatements

5.10. 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Supplemental (EMPG-S) Agreement

5.11. Resignation from Transportation Advisory Committee

6. 9:05 a.m. Virtual Public Hearing, Petition to Change Name of Rat Lake to Little Ossawinnamakee Lake

6.1. Resolution to Change Name of Rat Lake in City of Breezy Point to Little Ossawinnamakee Lake

7. Land Services

7.1. Landfill Reimbursement Policy

8. County Sheriff

8.1. Sourcewell Community Impact Funds for Local Governments Grant

9. County Attorney

10. County Administrator

10.1. Senior Management Team Report

10.2. Appointments to Serpent Lake Sanitary Sewer District Board of Directors

11. Additional Business

12. Adjournment

For more information, call 218-824-1067.

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, April 27, 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 live-streamed on Crow Wing County YouTube channel and )

Meets 9 a.m. May 3, Personnel Committee, Land Services Building, Oak Room/Teams (218-302-1725, 741487684#) (public will not be allowed to attend in person but may join by Teams)

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