Agendas - Week of May 3

List of area agendas.


Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 3

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 844-992-4726; use access code 187 341 9208.

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 April 19, 2021

C. Approval Of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 7

D. Department Activity Reports

D.1. Fire Chief


D.2. Parks Recreation and Maintenance

E. 2020 Audits For Brainerd Public Utility And Brainerd HRA

F. Approval Of 2021 Temporary Employee Hirings

G. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Premises Permit Application - Adopt Resolution To Allow Lawful Gambling By Confidence Learning Center At 5Rocks Distilling, 25 Washington St. NE., Brainerd, MN

6. Presentations

A. Camp Ripley's Annual Presentation

B. Update From Library Board - Ms. Mary Koep

7. Council Committee Reports


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

WebEx Teleconference Information

Call 844-992-4726; access code 187 902 0363.

A.1. Request From Brainerd Community Action For 4th Of July Fireworks Donation

A.2. Approval Of Memorandum Of Agreement With IBEW BPU Union For Hiring A Wastewater Intern/Operator

A.3. Authorize Street Maintenance II Promotional Process

A.4. Authorize Hiring A Police Intern

A.5. Update On Police Chief Eligibility List


A.6. Request Approval To Dispose Of Surplus Equipment - Council Tablets

A.7. Authorization To Purchase Flowers For Downtown

A.8. Annual Delegation To Perform Electronic Transfers

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

WebEx Teleconference Information

Call Toll-Free: 844-992-4726; access code: 187 957 5535

B.1. Request To Approve Event And Street Closure Application - DDBC "Here For Good" Market

B.2. Request To Approve Change Order For Improvement 21-07 - City Hall Parking Lot And Alley Resurfacing And ADA Upgrades Project


B.3. Request To Designate Certain Tax-Forfeit Parcels As Non- Conservation For Direct Sale

B.4. Request To Accept Proposal For Materials Testing Services - Improvement 19-01 - NW 4th Street Reconstruction

B.5. Request To Adopt Resolution Of Support For The Mississippi River - Brainerd Watershed: One Watershed, One Plan

B.6. Resolution - Accepting Quote - Improvement 19-19 - NW 3rd Street And Jackson Street Reconstruction Project

B.7. Request To Set Annual Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Public Hearing

B.8. Unfinished Business

B.8.A. 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

B.9. New Business

B.9.A. Consideration Of Comprehensive Plan Amendment

B.9.B. Front Yard Setback Variance - Lots 24 Through 40, Block 9 Northtown

B.9.C. Preliminary Plat - Lots 24 Through 40 And Outlot C, Northtown

B.9.D. Preliminary Plat - Outlot B, Brainerd Oaks

B.9.E. Consideration Of Resolution Temporarily Eliminating Patio Size Restrictions

B.9.F. Conditional Use Permit - CC's Bar Patio

B.9.G. Conditional Use Permit - O'Neary's Irish Pub Patio

B.9.H. Consideration Of Request To Amend Section 900 Of The City Code

B.9.I. Resolution Supporting A 2nd Amtrak Passenger Train

B.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

B.11. Staff Reports

B.12. Mayor's Report

B.13. Council Member Reports

B.14. Adjourn

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

WebEx Teleconference Call 844-992-4726; access code 187 902 0363.

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

WebEx Teleconference Call 844-992-4726; access code 187 957 5535.

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 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 6, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission, Airport Conference Room/Webex (call 218-825-2166 for link)

Meets 10 a.m. Thursday, Central Minnesota Council On Aging Joint Board and Advisory Meeting, Zoom (Meeting ID: 939 3706 1621; passcode 152868)

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 4

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. Highway Engineer Appointment

c. Continuity of Operations Plan

d. Public Hearing - 3rd Reading of Ordinance 2021-01 amending Ordinance 2011-02 Tobacco Ordinance

3. 9:20 a.m. General Lowell E Kruse - Camp Ripley

a. 2021 Community Briefing from Camp Ripley

4. 9:40 a.m. Rob Mason - City of East Gull Lake

a. Fund 73 Request

5. 9:50 a.m. Brooke Remer, Kate Holland, Lori Hall, and Suzanne Hinrichs - University of Minnesota Extension

a. 4-H Program Update

6. 10:05 a.m. Jamie Richter - Health Human and Veterans Services

a. Cass County COVID-19 Vaccination Update

7. 10:15 a.m. Sandra Norikane - Chief Financial Officer

a. Preliminary Capital Improvement Plan

b. On-Sale Liquor License Fee Relief

8. 10:30 a.m. Darrick Anderson - Highway Department

a. Approve Memorandum of Agreement w/ East Gull Lake

b. Award Contract 60019 (SAP 011-600-019 & SAP 011-603-009)

c. 2021 Bridge Replacement Priority List

9. 10:45 a.m. John Ringle - ESD Director

a. City of Walker Recycling Site

b. Community Assisted Public Nuisance Cleanup

10. 10:55 a.m. Confirm Upcoming Meeting Schedule

a. Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, beginning at 6 p.m., Loon Lake

Township, 1346 56th St. SW, Pequot Lakes.

b. Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m., Board Room, 1st Floor Crtse. Annex, Walker, MN

c. AMC District II Meeting, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, Location to be determined

11. 11 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 20, 2021

b. Approve Auditor Warrants and HHVS Warrants

c. Approve Environmental Services Department Personnel Items

d. Approve HHVS Personnel Items

e. Approve Probation Office Personnel Items

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

g. Approve Distribution of Chippewa National Forest Funds

h. Approve Sourcewell Funding Agreement

i. Approve Citizen Committee Appointments

j. Approve Grant with MN Department of Health for COVID-19 Response & Vaccine Implementation

k. Award Forest Road Grading Contract

l. Accept Donation for Veterans Services

m. Receive and File Hamson Reclassification Request

n. Receive and File Minion Reclassification Request

o. Receive and File MN Power Reclassification Request

p. Receive and File Rasmussen Reclassification Request

q. Receive and File Snow Reclassification Requests

r. Receive and File Nelson Reclassification Request

s. Receive and File Godfrey Reclassification Request

t. Receive & File Out-Of-Home Placement Costs

Morrison County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 4

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. Mental Health Awareness Month proclamation

6. Soil and Water

7. Hands of Hope

8. Sheriff

9. Social service report

10. Public health report

11. Public health/social services

12. Land Services report

13. Motor Vehicle

14. Auditor’s report

15. County Board Warrants

16. Public works report

17. Administrator’s report

18. Committee reports/upcoming schedule

19. Adjournment

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 4

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

The Baxter EDA will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 4 at the Baxter City Hall to discuss Election and Appointment of EDA Officers and Authorize the Completion of a Real Estate Report for Certain City/EDA Properties.

The Baxter City Council will meet in a work session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, at the Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Dr., Baxter, to discuss Glory Road/Isle Drive Intersection Evaluation, 2022 Inglewood Drive Railway Crossing and Associated Roadway Improvements Emergency Response Evaluation, and 2022 Inglewood Drive Railway Crossing and Associated Roadway Improvements Conceptual Plan Consensus.

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 of 883 9814 1252 \u0009

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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 April 20, 2021

B. Approve City Council Minutes from April 6, 2021

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

D. Approve the City of Baxter Leaf Disposal Contact with Mike's Tree Company, LLC in

the Amount of $4,800 Annually.

E. Approve the Installation of "Cross Traffic Does Not Stop" Signs on Isle Drive at the

Intersection of Glory Road

F. Adopt Resolution 2021-026 Supporting the Completion of a Mississippi River -

Brainerd Watershed One Watershed, One Plan

G. Approve Appointment to the Seasonal Position of Roadside Mower

H. Approve Appointments to Seasonal Position of Park Attendant

I. Accept $2,000 Donation From Sourcewell for the Purchase of K9 Vest

J. Approve Appointment for the Seasonal Position of Streets and Utilities Maintenance

K. Approve Permit for Retail Sales of Fireworks for Costco for the Period of May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022

7. Pulled Agenda Items

8. Other Business

A. TIF Districts 5 & 8 Public Hearing - Continue to Tuesday, May 18, 2021 meeting at

7 p.m.

9. Council Comments

A. Connie Lyscio

B. Zach Tabatt

C. John Ward

D. Mark Cross

E. Darrel Olson

1. Mayoral Proclamation

10. City Administrator's Report

11. City Attorney's Report

12. Adjourn

Airport Commission

Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 6

Airport Conference Room – Passenger Terminal Building

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 April 1, 2021, with Financial

Report of March 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 – Landline Company Shuttle Service

b. Discussion/Action – Design/Building Process Café Remodel

c. Discussion/Action – Concession Lease and Operating Agreement – Wings Airport Café

d. Discussion/Action – National STOL Series Letter of Intent

9. New Business

a. Discussion/Action – Mead & Hunt Task Order 2021-5 Rwy 16-34 Rehab CA Services and Task Order 2021-6 Rwy 5-23 and Entrance Road Pavement Rehab Final Design Services

b. Discussion/Action – Review of bids and Contractor Selection

i. Runway 16/34 Repair and Crack Sealing

c. Discussion/Action – Position Description Deputy Director – ARFF/Operations

i. Employee Confirmation – Deputy Director – ARFF/Operations

d. Annual Performance Review – Airport Director

10. Adjournment

11. Next Meeting Date – June 3, 2021, 9:30 am

Any individual needing special accommodations, call 218-825-2166.

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