Brainerd Public Library

Meets 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27

Finance Committee meets prior to the board meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Both meetings are planned to be via Zoom. Call the library at 218-829-5574 to get the information to join the meeting.

1. Call to Order

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2. Roll Call/Introductions

3. Approve agenda

4. Approve minutes of September 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

Personnel Committee Meeting

Pillager School Board of Education

Meets 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26

I. Call to Order

II. Superintendent Evaluation (Process and Timeline)

III. Essential Employee Service Payment (License Personnel)

IV. MOU Discussion – Use of Sick Bank Time – COVID-19

V. Auto Class Discussion (2nd Semester)

VI. Adjourn

This meeting of the Pillager Public Schools (ISD No. 116) school board may be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021 - Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means.

Brainerd School Board

Meets 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25

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 Nelson:

This meeting of the Brainerd School Board is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.02 - Meetings Conducted by Interactive TV: Conditions. 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.

The maximum seating capacity for the public seating section, with three feet of social distance being observed, in the School Board meeting room is calculated to 23. This number of seats will be maintained. Tornstrom Auditorium will be set up for extra seating and viewing of the board meeting. Face coverings are required for all individuals in attendance and we ask all to ensure compliance of this district policy.

4. Approval of the agenda as presented/amended

5. Recognitions:

Congratulations to the Warrior Girls Soccer Team for being the Central Lakes Conference Champions.

Congratulations to the Warrior Girls Tennis Team for being the Central Lakes Conference Champions.

Congratulations to Grant Gmeinder for being named the Section 8AAA Girls Head Soccer Coach of the Year.

6. Presentation: Blueprint 181 Project Update: Damien Williams, Scott Whittemore, Mark Needham and Reid Thiesse.

7. Public Input: If a member of the public would like to address the board during the public input time, there will be chairs available in the hallway and board room. Comments will be limited to three minutes and the board will not converse to address the topic discussed at that time.

8. Presentations:

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

9. Approval of Minutes:

A. Regular School Board Meeting – October 11, 2021.

10. Consent Calendar: Hires 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.

11. New Business:

For Action -

1. Presentation: Naming of the current Brainerd High School South Campus - Annmarie Lacher.

2. Approval of the name ________ for the current Brainerd High School South Campus facility.

3. Presentation: District/Site Continuous Improvement Plans: Tim Murtha.

4. Approval of the District Site/Continuous Improvement Plan as presented.

5. Presentation: 2021 World’s Best Workforce Plan: Tim Murtha.

6. Approval of the 2021 World’s Best Workforce Plan as presented.

7. Approval of the First Reading of Updated MSBA Policies as presented. - Tim Murtha.

MSBA No. 503 - Student Attendance.

MSBA No. 514 - Bullying Prohibition Policy.

MSBA No. 514 - Bullying Prohibition Form.

8. Approval of the Second and Final Reading of Updated MSBA Policies as presented. - Tim Murtha.

MSBA No. 507 - Corporal Punishment.

MSBA No. 508 - Extended School Year for Certain Students with Individualized Education Programs.

MSBA No. 509 - Enrollment of Non-Resident Students.

MSBA No. 517 - Student Recruiting.

9. Approval to Retire/Eliminate Policy No. 705.5 - Revenues from Investments as presented. - Marci Lord.

10. Approve the elimination of all health and dental benefits for School Board members effective 12/31/2022.

11. Discussion, Review and Selection of the School Board Applications for Interviews on October 27, 2021.

12. Approval of the following candidates for interviews to fill the appointment for the School Board Member seat vacated by Director Nystrom: ____________.

13. Approval of the Special School Board Meeting for School Board Appointee Interviews to fill Director Nystrom’s position, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, and approval of potential interviews at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, only if required.

14. Approval of a Special School Board Meeting for the Audit Results and other required school business at noon Monday, Dec. 6.

12. Informational:

Equity Advisory Task Force Update: Charles Black Lance.

Business Services Report - Marci Lord.

Superintendent’s Report - Laine Larson.

13. Future Meetings:

Oct. 25, Recognition of Director Bob Nystrom, 4:30 p.m. in Room 200.

Regular School Board Meeting, 6 p.m.

Oct. 27, Special School Board Meeting for School Board Interviews, 4 p.m.

Nov. 2, Project Oversight Team Meeting, 8 a.m.

Nov. 3, Potential Special School Board Meeting for School Board Interviews,

4 p.m., only if required.

Nov. 8, Regular School Board Meeting, 6 p.m.

Nov. 9, Equity Task Force Meeting, 2 p.m.

Dec. 6, Potential Special School Board Meeting, noon.

Jan. 12-14, 2022, MSBA Conference - There may be a quorum of the board in attendance.

Feb. 5, 2022, BPSF Big Event “Turn It Up” - BPSF Rocks.

14. Closed Session: The meeting will be closed pursuant to Minnesota State Statutes Section 13D.05 Subd. 3(b) - Attorney-Client Privilege.

15. The Board moved into closed session at __:__ p.m., in the Board Room at the Washington Educational Services Building.

16. The Board reconvened the public meeting at __:__ p.m., in the Board Room at the Washington Educational Services Building.

17. Approval of the recommended action discussed in closed session.

18. Adjourn.

Brainerd School Board

Special meeting

Meets 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27

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 Nelson:

This meeting of the Brainerd School Board is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.02 - Meetings Conducted by Interactive TV: Conditions. 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.

The maximum seating capacity for the public seating section, with 3 feet of social distance being observed, in the School Board meeting room is calculated to 23. This number of seats will be maintained. Tornstrom Auditorium will be set up for extra seating and viewing of the board meeting. Face coverings are required for all individuals in attendance and we ask all to ensure compliance of this district policy.

1. Approval of the agenda as presented.

2. Interviews of Candidates for School Board.

For Action -

1. Discussion and Review of the Interviews.

2. Approval to Appoint Candidate ____________ to the Brainerd School Board for the vacated seat by Director Nystrom.

3. Adjourn.

Brainerd City Council

Meets 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25

City Hall Council Chambers

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Approval/Amendment of Agenda.

4. Parking Commission Recommendation.

5. Adjourn Any individual needing special accommodations, call 828-2307.

Brainerd Park Board

Meets 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26

City Hall Council Chambers

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 Special Meetings held on August 10, 2021 and September 7, 2021, and the Regular Meeting held on August 24, 2021.

B. Approval Of The Disbursements:

Month of October 2021.

C. Financial Reports:

September Financials.

6. Unfinished Business:

A. Update On Memorial Park Construction.

B. Discussion On Design Standards, Lum Park Master Plan, And SPRA Grant Application.

7. New Business:

A. Discussion On Hitch Wayne Park Improvements.

8. Public Forum:

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

9. City Administrator Report.

10. City Engineer And Recreation Coordinator Report.

October Department Reports.

11. Adjourn.

Visit the Parks and Recreation Website at ci.brainerd.mn.us/parks.

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, Oct. 26, County Board Meeting, Historic Courthouse, County Board Room/Teams (218-302-1725, ,944049791#).

Meets 8 a.m. Thursday, Mississippi Headwaters Board & Biennial Conference, Chase on the Lake, Walker.

Meets 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Region Five Development Commission Board, Staples.

10 a.m. Friday, Central Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Joint Powers Board, Stearns County Service Center, Waite Park.

Meets 9 a.m. Nov. 1, Personnel Committee, Historic Courthouse, County Administrator's Conference Room.

Meets 1 p.m. Nov. 1, Extension Committee, Historic Courthouse, County Administrator's Conference Room / Teams (call 218-824-1065 for link).

Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26

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.

ATTEND IN-PERSON OR BY MICROSOFT TEAMS (CALL 218-302-1725, CONFERENCE ID: 944 049 791#); LIVESTREAM AVAILABLE AT WWW.CROWWING.US OR ON THE CROW WING COUNTY YOUTUBE CHANNEL.

1. 9 a.m. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance.

2. Open Forum.

3. Review and Approve Minutes.

3.1. 10/12/21 Regular County Board Meeting Minutes.

4. Review and Approve Agenda.

5. Consent Agenda.

5.1. Bills.

5.2. Personnel Actions.

5.3. Donation.

5.4. New Premises Gambling Permit.

5.5. Proposed Modification to TIF District No. 13 Avantech - City of Baxter.

5.6. 2021 Budget Amendment - Land Services Vehicle Purchase.

5.7. 2021 Budget Amendment - Land Services Pictometry Contract.

5.8. Easement Request - Patrick Watson - Timothy Township.

5.9. Accept Land Exchange App/Re-Classify TF Land/Remove from Memorial Forest/Authorize Public Hearing.

5.10. Right of Way Acquisition Projects SP 018-070-019 and SP 018-070-020.

5.11. Final Payment Request, Contract No. 21007 for Projects CP 18-200-108 and CP 18-300-26.

5.12. Final Payment Request, Contract No. 20020 for Project SAP 018-613-009.

6. County Engineer.

6.1. Crow Wing County Right of Way Plat No. 17-1 Project CP 18-115-01.

7. County Sheriff.

8. County Attorney.

9. County Administrator.

9.1. Senior Management Team Report.

9.2. American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Phase 1 Recommendations.

9.3. Schedule Public Hearing to Change Unnamed Body of Water to Fox-Hunter Bay.

10. Additional Business.

11. Adjournment.

For more information, call 218-824-1067.

Crow Wing County Board meeting agendas are available online at www.crowwing.us.