Area listings of agendas

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Meeting agendas

Brainerd City Council

Meets 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 5
Council Chambers, City Hall, 501 Laurel St., Brainerd
 The public is invited to attend these meetings in person
Attend by phone City Council: 1-844-992-4726; Meeting Access Code: 2482 325 5113
Attend by phone Safety and Public Works Committee 7 p.m., 1-844-992-4726; Meeting Access Code: 2496 133 6815
Attend by phone: Personnel and Finance Committee 7 p.m., 1-844-992-4726; Meeting Access Code: 2199 618 9478
Meeting is also streamed live on YouTube:  
1. Call To Order

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 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. City Council Regular Meeting June 20

B.2. City Council and Public Utilities Commission Joint Workshop June 27

C. Approval Of Licenses

D. Department Activity Reports

E. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application For Exempt Permit- Submitted By Lower South Long Lakes Improvement Association For An Event To Be Held On September 4th, 2022 At Jack's House Bowling 300 S Highway 25


F. Temporary On-Sale Liquor License Application- Submitted By Brainerd Jaycees For An Event To Be Held July 22 & 23 Downtown Brainerd 6th St And Front St

6. Council Committee Reports

A. Safety & Public Works Committee

1. Updated City of Brainerd Emergency Operations Plan

2. Event/Parking Lot Closure- Dangie 5K

3. Event/Alley Closure- Crossing Arts Alliance Appreciation Picnic

4. Approve Testing Services Contract with ITT for Improvement 19-02- Cuyuna Lakes State Trail West Segment

5. Approve Quotes for Improvement 22-04- 2022 Large Patch Project


6. Direction on Open Code Enforcement Cases

B. Personnel and Finance Committee

1. Ratify the Hiring of 2022 Seasonal/Temporary Employees

2. Approve Memorandum of Agreement with IBEW- BPU Union for Water Plant Relief Operator Position

3. Approve the Hiring of Jessie Dehn as City Engineer/Public Works Director

4. Consider Approval of the Revised Employee Policy Manual

5. Approve Additional Costs of Clean-Up Day

6. Resolution Setting Pay for Election Judges for Training and the Primary and General Elections


7. Update on Request for Funds to be Returned from Lakes Area Media Collaborative

7. Unfinished Business

A. Final Reading- Interim Ordinance 1534- Instituting a Moratorium on the Conversion of Dwellings to Green Space or Surface Parking in the R-1 Zone

B. Final Reading- Proposed Ordinance 1535- An Ordinance Amending City Code Section 515: Zoning Code and the Official Zoning Map

C. Update on Ward 1 Appointment

D. Call For Applicants – Informational

(Application Information at

Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire on 12/31 of said year)


Cable TV Advisory Committee– 2 terms (Expire 2022) – 1 term (Expire 2024)

Charter Commission – 1 term (Expire 2022) – 1 term (2025)

Rental Dwelling License Board of Appeals – 2 terms (Expire 2022)

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

Economic Development Authority (EDA) – 1 term (Expire 2022) 1 term (Expire 2026)

Council President Recommended: (terms to expire 12/31 of said year)

Planning Commission—1 term (Expire 2023)

Ad Hoc Committees – Applicants Needed


Water Tower Fundraising Committee – 1 position

8. Public Forum

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

9. Staff Reports

(Verbal: Any Updates since Packet)

10. Mayor’s Report

11. Council Member Reports

12. Adjourn to Lions Club Event on July 16 at Memorial Park

Economic Development Authority

Meets 7:30 am. Thursday, July 7
City Hall, 501 Laurel St., Brainerd, Council Chambers
The public is invited to attend this meeting in person
Meeting is also streamed live on YouTube:  

1. Call To Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval/Amendment Of Agenda

4. Consent Calendar

4.A. Approval of Minutes

4.B. DDBC Report

4.C. Visit Brainerd Report

4.D. Swanson-Haskamp Report

5. Approval Of Minutes

6. Old Business

6.A. Discussion of Commercial and Office Uses (Tier 1: Underutilized parking lots and Tier 2: Washington Street corridor)

6.B. Approval of Application for the DEED Mainstreet Revitalization Program

7. New Business

7.A. Discussion of ARPA Funds for Matching Funds

7.B. Consider Funds for Marketing for the DEED Mainstreet Revitalization Program

7.C. DDBC Quarterly Report

8. Informational

9. Staff Reports

10. Commissioner Comments

11. 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:

Monday, July 4, Independence Day, County Offices closed

Meets 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, Natural Resources Advisory Committee, Land Services Building, Oak Room / Teams (218-302-1725, 901065738#)

Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 7, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission, Airport Conference Room/ Virtual (call 218-825-2166 for link)

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5
Baxter City Hall
13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter, MN
The Baxter City Council will meet in a work session 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Baxter City Hall to discuss the 2023 Budget.






PUBLIC COMMENTS - Comments received from the public may be placed on a future meeting agenda for consideration.

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:

1. Approve City Council Work Session Minutes from June 21, 2022

2. Approve City Council Minutes from June 21, 2022

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

4. Accept the Brainerd Lakes Storage, LLC. (KO Storage) Municipal Improvements as Outlined in the Development Agreement

5. Appoint Election Judges for the August 9, 2022, Primary Election and November 8, 2022, General Election

6. Approve the 2021 Financial Statements and the 2021 BerganKDV Audit Report and Its Findings

7. Approve Conditional Hire of McKayla Geise as Patrol Officer

8. Adopt Resolution 2022-057 Amending Resolution 2022-046 Approving Plans and Specifications and Ordering Advertisement for Bids for the 2022 TH 210/Inglewood Drive Improvement Project

9. Adopt Resolution 2022-060 Ordering Preparation of Report on 2023 Commercial and Residential Full Depth Reclamation Improvement Project

10. Approve Changing the August 2, 2022 Council Meeting to August 3, 2022 and the August 3, 2022 Utilities Commission Meeting to August 4, 2022 Due to the Annual Night to Unite Event



11. Vacate a drainage & utility easement on Lots 4 & 5, Block 1, Honeysuckle Acres

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

2) Adopt Resolution 2022-055 vacating a drainage & utility easement

12. Adopt Resolution 2022-054 Vacating a Drainage & Utility Easement for 14675 Lynndale Lane and the lot to the south

13. Vacate easements on Lot 1, Block 1, Baxter Medical Park Second Addition and Outlot A, Baxter Medical Park Third Addition

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

2) Adopt Resolution 2022-058 vacating Drainage and Utility easements


14. Connie Lyscio

15. Zach Tabatt

16. John Ward

17. Mark Cross

18. Darrel Olson




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