Agendas - Week of Feb. 28, 2021

Area listings of agendas


Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 1

For the safety of staff and residents, the public is invited to attend the meeting by calling in as shown below.

WebEx Teleconference Meeting - Call in information: 844-992-4726; access code, 187 758 2852.

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

1. Call to order - 7:30 p.m.

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 February 16, 2021

C. Approval Of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 7

D. Department Activity Reports

D.1. Fire Chief


D.2. Parks Maintenance and Recreation Report

E. 705 19th St SE Rental License Appeal Decision Findings Of Fact

F. Authorize Contract For Services With Brainerd Lakes Chamber

G. Consider Approval Of On-Sale Beer, Wine And Sunday Liquor License - Submitted By R&J Holdings LLC, DBA Jr.'s No. 19 BBQ, 302 Washington St., Brainerd - Contingent Upon Approvals From Police And Fire Departments

6. Council Committee Reports

A. Safety And Public Works Committee - 6:45 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference Information

Call 844-992-4726; access code: 187 903 1214


A.1. Request To Approve Bids And Award Contract - Improvement 19-01 - NW 4th Street Reconstruction Project

A.2. Request To Review And Approve Downtown Crosswalk Painting Plan

A.3. Request To Review And Approve Name A Snowplow Initiative

A.4. Resolution - Consolidating Improvement Projects - Improvements 20- 05 And 20-06 - SE Brainerd And Madison Street Construction

A.5. Resolution - Receiving Feasibility Report And Calling Hearing On Improvement - Improvement 19-19 - NW 3rd Street And Jackson Street Reconstruction Project

A.6. Resolution - Receiving Feasibility Report And Calling Hearing On Improvement - Improvements 20-05 And 20-06 - SE Brainerd And Madison Street Resurfacing Project

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

WebEx Teleconference Information


Call 844-992-4726; access code,187 610 4862.

B.1. Consider Resolution Scheduling A Public Hearing On Issuance Of Revenue Obligations By The City Of Pierz To Finance A Project By Horizon Health, Inc.

B.2. Discussion Of 2022 Capital Equipment & Facility Budget

B.3. Fire Contract Formula For 2022 - Informational

7. Unfinished Business

A. Committee Recommendations - Recommended By Mayor Badeaux

Toni Bieser, Economic Development Authority (EDA)

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 2022) Charter Commission - 2 terms (Expire 2024)

Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) - 1 term (Expire 2025) Rental Dwelling License Board of Appeals - 3 terms (Expire 2022) Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) - 2 terms (Expire 2022)

Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire 09/07 of said year) Economic Development Authority (EDA) - 1 term (Expire 2025) pending appointment - 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

8. New Business

A. Conditional Use Permit - Anderson Brothers Construction

9. Public Forum

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

10. Staff Reports

A. City Administrator Report

11. Mayor's Report

12. Council Member Reports

13. Adjourn To Joint EDA And City Council Meeting; And Council Workshop On March 8, 2021 at 5 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers

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

WebEx Teleconference, call 844-992-4726; access code, 187 610 4862.

Safety and Public Works Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference, call 844-992-4726; access code, 187 903 1214.

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 2

Land Department Meeting Room, 218 Washburn Ave. E., 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 SWCD Liaison Committee of the Board

c. Report Back from Deep Portage Area With Limitations and Timber Management Committee of the Board

d. Report Back from Gravel from County Land Policy Committee of the Board

e. Continuity of Operations Plan

3. 9:25 a.m. Sandra Norikane - Chief Financial Officer

a. Approve MN COVID-19 Relief Grant Awards

4. 9:40 AM. Darrick Anderson - Highway Department

a. Approve CR 103 (Bridge 88243) & CSAH 25 (Bridge 5711) Replacements

5. 9:50 a.m. Confirm Upcoming Meeting Schedule

a. Commissioner's Board Meeting on March 16, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m., Land Department Meeting Room, Backus.

b. Commissioner's Board Meeting April 6 beginning at 9 a.m., Land Department Meeting Room, Backus.

6. 9:55 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 February 16, 2021

b. Approve Auditor Warrants and HHVS Warrants

c. Approve HHVS Personnel Items

d. Approve Highway Department Personnel Items

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

f. Approve Direct Sale to the City of Cass Lake

g. Approve Amendment with UCare for Public Health Nurse Home Visits Reimbursements

h. Approve Purchase of Service Agreement with Stellher Human Services

i. Approve Purchase of Service Agreement with Nystrom and Associate

j. Approve Anderson, Sauerer, Bonde Easement Request

k. Approve Oral Timber Auction to a Sealed Bid Timber Auction

l. Award Survey Contracts

m. Accept Donation for Field Supplies

n. Accept Donation of Backpacks to HHVS

o. Receive & File Termination of Participation Agreement with Medica

p. Receive & File Out-Of-Home Placement 2020 Costs

Budget Committee Meeting

Meets 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 2

Pillager School Board of Education

I. Call To Order

II. 2nd Revision 2020-2021 Budget

III. 2021-2022 Capital Budget Discussion

IV. School Readiness Fee 2021-2022 Recommendation

V. Update for Proposed Facilities Projects from Committee

VI. Preliminary Contract Negotiations Update

VII. Adjourn

Morrison County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 2

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. Land Services Report

6. Public works report

7. Administrator’s report

8. Committee reports/upcoming schedule

9. Adjournment

Airport Commission

Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 4

Main Terminal Conference Room

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Motion to Approve Agenda

4. Consent Calendar. (Note: All matters listed in this form are considered routine by the Commission and will all be enacted in one motion in the form listed below.)

a. Approval of Minutes from the Regular Meeting of February 4, 2021, with Financial Report of January 2021, as distributed.

Suggested action: Motion to approve Consent Calendar

5. Approval to Pay Bills (As emailed to Commission)

a. Roll Call

6. Public Forum

a. Introductions

7. Reports

a. Airport Director

i. Written Director’s Report

b. Consulting Engineer

8. Old Business

a. Discussion/Action – Design/Build Contractor Selection

b. Discussion – Sun Country flights/shuttle service

9. New Business

a. Discussion/Action – Mead & Hunt Task Order 2021-4 Two (2) Proposed Hangars

b. Discussion/Action - Strategic Plan Review and 2021 Goals

10. Adjournment

11. Next meeting date – April 1, 9:30 a.m.

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 2

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

The Baxter City Council will meet in a work session at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Baxter City Hall for the purpose of discussing the water interconnect building improvements and a presentation of the 2021 Mill & Overlay and Full Depth Reclamation Feasibility Report.

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:

Call 312-626-6799 and enter the meeting ID 883 9814 1252.


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. Tuesday, March 2, 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


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 February 16, 2021

B. Approve City Council Minutes from February 16, 2021

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

D. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-011 Ordering Preparation of Report on the 2021 Mill &

Overlay and Full Depth Reclamation Improvements Project.

E. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-012 Receiving the Feasibility Report and Calling the

Improvement Hearing for the 2021 Mill & Overlay and Full Depth Reclamation

Improvements Project.

F. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-013 Approving Plans and Specification and Authorize

Advertisement for Bids for the 2021 Mill & Overlay and Full Depth Reclamation


G. Approve Permit for Retail Sales of Fireworks for Fleet Farm and Menards for the

period of May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022

H. Appoint Ms. Dani Schirmers to the Administrative Assistant Streets & Utilities/Parks

Position at Grade 4, Step 1 of the AFSCME Pay Grade and Step Schedule

I. Accept Parks Commission Minutes from February 22, 2021

J. Approve the Sale of Surplus Office Furniture / Equipment

K. Appoint Mr. Carter Sobania to the Position of Engineering Intern

L. Approve Indemnity Agreement to allow Snow Grooming of Trails in Southwest Baxter

7. Pulled Agenda Items

8. Other Business

A. Approve the Water Interconnect Building Improvements in the Estimated Amount of


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

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, March 1, 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 1 p.m. Tuesday, Transportation Advisory Committee, Teams (call 218-824-1110 for link)

Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 4, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission, Main Terminal Conference Room/Webex (Meeting number: 126 555 2338; meeting password: d2Jtg2YyDU3)

Meets 10 a.m. Thursday, Central Minnesota Council on Aging Governance Board @ Zoom (Meeting ID: 929 2907 8532; Passcode: 951727)

Crow Wing County Personnel Committee

Meets 9 a.m. Monday, March 1

Land Services Building

Oak Room/Teams

Public will not be allowed to attend in person but may join by Teams.

Call 218-824-1067 by 8:30 a.m. on March 1 for link.

Commissioner Koering attending by Teams.

1. Staff Update

Job Evaluation Projects: Administrative Classifications and Highway Engineering

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) (4)

Active Investigation pursuant to MS 13D.05, Subd 2 (2)

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