Agendas - Week of Sept. 20

Area listing of agendas


Brainerd Board of Commissioners

Meets 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22

Brainerd City Hall Council Chambers and via WebEx

501 Laurel St., Brainerd

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Public Hearing: Approve the Annual Plan and Adopt Resolution No. 2021-04

4. Approval of Minutes from Regular Board Meeting on Aug. 25

5. Unfinished business


6. New business

a. Request for Approval of Continuation Agreement between the Brainerd HRA and the City of Emily for the Emily SCDP grant

7. Bills and communications

a. Financial Report

b. HCV/Section 8 Report

c. Housing Management Report

d. Rehab Programs Report

e. Executive Director Report


8. Commissioner comments

9. Adjourn

Morrison County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21

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. 4-H week proclamation

6. Extension report


7. Sheriff’s report

8. Social service report

9. Social service/public health report

10. Auditor’s report

11. County board warrants

12. Public works report

13. Administrator’s report

14. Committee reports/upcoming schedule

15. Adjournment

Brainerd Public Library Board

Meets 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22

Finance Committee meets 5:30 p.m.

Both meetings are planned to be via Zoom.

Meeting ID: 818 3444 7035

Join by telephone: 312-626-6799

Meeting ID: 818 3444 7035

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call/Introductions

3. Approve agenda

4. Approve minutes of August 2021 meeting

5. President’s report

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

Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21

Fairview Township, 10219 County 77 SW, Nisswa

1. 6 p.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. Josh Stevenson - County Administrator

a. Consent Agenda

3. Susan Harrison and Greg Booth - Cass County Extension Committee

a. 2021 Farm Family of the year

4. Susanne Hinrichs and Brook Remer - University of Minnesota Extension

a. 4-H Program Update

5. Sandra Norikane - Chief Financial Officer

a. Approve ARPA Grant Activity

6. Darrick Anderson - Highway Department

a. Award Contract 21103

7. Confirm Upcoming Meeting Schedule

a. Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, beginning at 9:00 a.m., Board Room, 1st Floor Crtse. Annex, Walker, MN.

b. Cass County Association of Townships Fall Conference on Oct. 7, 2021 beginning at 9:10 a.m., by ZOOM Meeting

c. Commissioner's Board Meeting Oct. 19, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m., Land Department Meeting Room, Backus, MN

8. Adjourn

Consent agenda

a. Approve Minutes – Regular Meeting Sept. 7, 2021

b. Approve Auditor Warrants and HHVS Warrants

c. Approve HHVS Personnel Items

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

e. Approve Capital Fund Activity

f. Approve Abatements

g. Approve Amendment #1 for 2020 Fed Supp Equip Grant

h. Approve Wellness Court Grant Agreement

i. Approve Wellness Court Cooperative Agreement

j. Approve MN Department of Health SHIP Strategies for the SHIP Work Plan 2021-2022

k. Approve Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) Subcontract Agreement

l. Approve Cass County Public Health Services COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive Program Policy

m. Approve 2022-2023 IV-D Child Support Cooperative Agreement with Attachment A

n. Approve Detention Center Electronic Controls Additions

o. Approve Detention Center Security System Project Additions

p. Approve Cass County ARPA Projects Engineering Services

q. Approve Emergency Operations Plan and MNWALK Review

r. Approve Memorandum of Agreements for Additional Recycling Sites in Walker

s. Approve Enerson Reclassification

t. Approve Trappers Landing Outfitters LLC Reclassification

u. Award Forest Road Maintenance Contract

v. Award Cass County Courthouse & HHVS Elevator Modernization Project

w. Accept Donation for Veteran Services Transportation

x. Authorize 2021 Budget Support for Cass County Agricultural Association

y. Receive and File Duane Leshovsky Reclassification Request

z. Receive and File Lisa Paxton Reclassification Request

aa. Receive and File Trophy Bucks, LLC Reclassification Request

ab. Receive and File August 2021 Interest Report

Pillager Public Schools ISD No. 116

Board of Education Agenda

Meets 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20

I. Call to Order

II. Consider Additions/Deletions/Acceptance of the Agenda

III. Visitor Comments

IV. Consider Consent Agenda

A. Minutes of the August 16, 2021 Meeting

B. Minutes of the August 24, 2021 Special Meeting

C. Monthly Cash Flow Including Investments

D. Monthly Bills Paid

E. Monthly Bills Paid – Activity Accounts

F. Donations

G. Personnel Summary Sheet

V. Special Reports with Possible Action

A. Activities

B. Facilities

1. Committee Report

C. Curriculum

1. Director of Teaching and Learning Report

D. Personnel

1. Approval of Revised Contract

2. Approval of Long-Term Substitute Contract

3. Approval of Part-Time Nurse Position

E. Policy

3rd Reading of Proposed Updates to Policy #620

F. Budget

1. Committee Report

2. Approve Preliminary Certification of 2021 Payable 2022 Levy

3. Approve 1st Revision to 2021-2021 Budget

4. Business Manager Report

G. Other

1. 2021 Best of the Brainerd Lakes Area

2. Enrollment Update

3. Review COVID-19 Guidance Plan

4. Thank you to the following business that have supported Pillager School with and throughout the construction process: Widseth Smith Nolting, Nor-Son, K Johnson Construction, Haataja Construction, Lundberg Plumbing, Thelen Heating, Youngbauer Landscaping, Holden Electric Co., Mad Dog Interiors, Franson Decorating, Heartland Glass, Jonathan Barnes and Herzog Roofing.

VI. Superintendent’s Report

1. Cass County Truancy Survey

VII. Adjournment

This meeting of the Pillager Public Schools (ISD No. 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, Sept. 20

The public is invited to attend the meeting in person or by calling in as shown below.

WebEx Teleconference Meeting - Call 844-992-4726; access code: 2490 772 2571.

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

7 p.m. Closed Session Pursuant to MN Statute 13D.03 Subd. 1b for Union Negotiation Strategy Session

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

Regular City Council Meeting Sept. 7, 2021

C. Approval Of Licenses

Contractor Licenses- 3

D. Department Activity Reports

1. Police Chief

2. Financial Report


E. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application To Conduct Excluded Bingo- Submitted By Lakes Area Bowling Association, Bingo Event To Be Held At Jack's House Bowling, November 16-19, 2021

6. Council Committee Reports

A. Personnel And Finance Committee 6:30 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference Information

Call Toll-Free: 1-844-992-4726

Access Code: 2486 823 4994

1. Accept Resignation Of Jacob Scholten Effective September 9, 2021

2. Approval Of 2022 Life Insurance Provider

3. Approval Of 2022 Health Insurance Broker Agreement And Fee

4. Authorize Staff To Negotiate An Agreement With R5DC For The Annex

5. Discussion Of The Use Of City Coronavirus Response And Relief Supplement Appropriation Act (CRRSAA) Funds

6. Adoption Of 2022 Preliminary Levy & Set Public Hearing Date

1. Adopt Resolution Setting Preliminary Levy for the City and HRA

2. Set Date and Time for Budget Public Hearing

B. Safety And Public Works Committee - 6:15 P.M.

WebEx Teleconference Information

Call Toll-Free: 1-844-992-4726

Access Code: 2482 291 0507

1. Approve Event Application - Shriner's Turkey Run

2. Approve Event/Street Closure Application - St. Francis School Marathon

3. Discussion On Downtown Snow Removal And Special Services District

4. Approve Downtown Snow Removal Bids

7. Unfinished Business

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)

Housing Redevelopment Authority- 1 term (Expire 2022)

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

Transportation- 1 term (Expire 2022)

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

Economic Development Authority (EDA) - 1 term (Expire 2027) - 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. First Reading- Proposed Ordinance 1520- Ordinance Amending The City Charter

1. Hold First Reading

2. Set Public Hearing

B. Adopt Resolution- Awarding The Sale Of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2021A; Fixing Their Form And Specifications; Directing Their Execution And Delivery; And Providing For Their Payment

C. Adopt Resolution - Declaring Costs To Be Assessed, Ordering Preparation Of Proposed Assessment, And Ordering A Public Hearing On Proposed Assessment - 2021 Nuisance Abatement And Downtown Special Services District

D. Adopt Resolution - Declaring Costs To Be Assessed, Ordering Preparation Of Proposed Assessment, And Ordering A Public Hearing On Proposed Assessment - Improvement 19-19 - Jackson Street And NW 3rd Street Reconstruction Project

E. Adopt Resolution - Declaring Costs To Be Assessed, Ordering Preparation Of Proposed Assessment, And Ordering A Public Hearing On Proposed Assessment - Improvements 20-05 And 20-06 - Madison Street And SE Brainerd Construction Project

F. Set Council Workshops For October 11, 2021, Zoning Code Update (Residential Standards) And Parking Commission And November 8, 2021, Zoning Code Updates (Commercial Standards) And American Rescue Plan Discussion

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

11. Mayor's Report

12. Council Member Reports

13. Adjourn

Personnel & Finance Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference Call 844-992-4726; Access Code:1486 823 4994

Safety & Public Works Committee will meet at 6:15 p.m.

WebEx Teleconference Call 844-992-4726; Access Code:2482 291 0507

Visit the city's website at .

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21

Baxter City Hall

13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

The Baxter City Council will meet in a work session 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to review the 2022 Preliminary Levy and Governmental Funds Budget Continued Discussion; 2022 Foley Road, Isle Drive, and Forthun Road Improvements Project Feasibility Report and 60% Plans; 2022 Trunk Highway No. 210 & Inglewood Drive Railway Crossing Improvements Project Feasibility Report and 40% Plans; Glory Road & Isle Drive Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) Report; and Review of the 2023 Knollwood Drive Improvements from County Road 48 to Foley Road Feasibility Report.

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 September 7, 2021

B. Approve City Council Minutes from September 7, 2021

C. Approve City Council Special Minutes from September 15, 2021

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

E. Accept the Utilities Commission Minutes from September 8, 2021.

F. Approve the Hello Auto Development Agreement.

G. Approve the Hello Auto Stormwater Facilities Maintenance Agreement.

H. Accept Retail Partners Baxter II, LLC Municipal Improvements and Begin the One-Year Warranty Period.

I. Approve the SEH Contract Amendment for Water Treatment Plant Filter Reconstruction and Needs Assessment in the Not to Exceed Amount of $32,100.00.

J. Approve the BNSF Preliminary Engineering Services Agreement – Quiet Zone Study in the estimated amount of $17,000.00 and Amend the Project Budget to $31,800.

K. Approve the ASTECH Corporation Partial Pay Estimate No. 1 in the amount of $141,374.73 for the 2021 Micro Surfacing Improvements Project.

L. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-074 Ordering Preparation of Report on the 2022 Foley Road, Isle Drive, and Forthun Road Improvements Project.

M. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-076 Receiving Feasibility Report and Calling Hearing on Improvements for the 2022 Foley Road, Isle Drive, and Forthun Road Improvements Project.

N. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-075 Ordering Preparation of Report on the 2022 TH 210 & Inglewood Drive Railway Crossing Improvements Project.

O. Adopt Resolution No. 2021-077 Receiving Feasibility Report and Calling Hearing on Improvements for the Trunk Highway No. 210 & Inglewood Drive Railway Crossing Improvements Project.

P. Approve the Knife River Corporation – North Central Change Order No. 1 in the increased amount of $41,473.87 and amending the contract completion dates for the 2021 Mill & Inlay and Full Depth Reclamation Improvements Project.

Q. Approve the Knife River Corporation – North Central Partial Pay Estimate No. 2 in the amount of $582,803.51 for the 2021 Mill & Overlay and Full Depth Reclamation Improvements Project.

R. Award the Water Treatment Plant Waste Line Repair Quote to RJ Mechanical, Inc. in the amount of $25,000.00.

S. Award the Sewer Cleaning and Televising Quote for the 2022 Inglewood Drive and Associated Roadway Improvements Project to Nelson Sanitation in the Amount of $5,504.70.

T. Accept Intersection Control Evaluation Report for Glory Road and Isle Drive.

U. Set the Public Information Meeting to Review the 2022 Budget and Levy with Public Testimony for Monday, December 6, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

V. Approve 2022 Delayed Payment of Tax on Special Assessments for Applicants with Eligible Hardships

W. Accept Planning Commission Meeting Minutes from September 14, 2021

X. Approve Resolutions 2021-072 and 2021-073 approving the Preliminary and Final Plat of “Second Addition to Edgewood Commercial Park”, a Conditional Use Permit for motor vehicle and equipment repair and a pedestrian walkway Variance for property located west of Edgewood Dr. and north of Lake Forest Rd.

Y. Approve New Lease Agreement with T-Mobile USA Tower LLC for Property at 7924 Industrial Park Road

Z. Adopt Resolution 2021-079 Setting the Preliminary 2022 Property Tax Levy at $7,755,100 and Adopt Resolution 2021-080 Approving the Preliminary 2022 Governmental Funds Budget

7. Pulled Agenda Items

8. Other Business

A. Adopt Resolution 2021-078 vacating drainage and utility easements on Lot 1, Lot 2, and Outlot A, all in Edgewood Commercial Park

1. PUBLIC HEARING at 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter.

2. Adopt Resolution 2021-078 vacating all drainage and utility easements on Lot

1, Lot 2, and Outlot A, all in Edgewood Commercial Park.

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 Personnel Committee

Meets 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20

Historic Courthouse

County Administrator’s Conference Room

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) (4)

Litigation Strategy 299A Contest

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, Sept. 20, Personnel Committee, Historic Courthouse, County Administrator's Conference Room

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Committee of the Whole, Historic Courthouse, County Board Room/Teams (218-302-1725, 867091726#)

Meets noon Tuesday, Rotary Riverside Park Dedication, Rotary Riverside Park Pavilion (If inclement weather, meet at Dennis Drummond Wine Company)

Meets 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Community Corrections Advisory Board, Teams (call 218-824-1094 for link)

Meets 9 a.m. Thursday, SCHSAC Event - Pivoting to the Future: Opportunity, Complexity, and Working Together, Zoom (see for link)

Meets 10 a.m. Thursday, Northeast Emergency Communications Board/Regional Advisory Committee Joint Meeting, St. Louis County EOC - Pike Lake, Duluth / Webex (call 218-726-2921 for link)

Meets 6 p.m. Thursday, Kitchigami Regional Library Board, KRLS Headquarters, Pine River / Zoom (call 218-587-2171 x224 for info)

Meets 6 p.m. Thursday, Region Five Development Commission Board, Staples

Crow Wing County Committee of the Whole

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21

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. Top 20 Report - Kara Terry and Nathan Bertram

2. 9:20 a.m. Extension Program Updates - Susanne Hinrichs

For more information, call 218-824-1067

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

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