Area listings of agendas

Stacks of paper to illustrate lakes area meeting agendas.
Meeting agendas

Brainerd City Council

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

City Hall, 501 Laurel St., Council chambers

The public is invited to attend these meetings in person

Attend by phone City Council: 1-844-992-4726; Meeting Access Code: 2492 696 7917

Attend by phone Safety and Public Works Committee 6:45 PM: 1-844-992-4726; Meeting Access Code: 2480 318 9490

Attend by phone: Personnel and Finance Committee 6:30 PM: 1-844-992-4726; Meeting Access Code: 2491 583 6840

Meeting is also streamed live on YouTube:

Closed Session Closed Session Pursuant to MN Statutes 13D.05, Subd. 3(B) for Attorney/Client Privilege to Discuss IAFF Lawsuit at 7 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Conference Room.

1. Call To Order

2. Administer Oath of Office

William Bieser- Ward 1 Appointment

3. Roll Call

4. Pledge of Allegiance


5. Approval Of Agenda

6. 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 July 18, 2022

C. Approval Of Licenses

D. Department Activity Reports


E. Resolution Accepting 2nd Quarter Donations

7. Council Committee Reports

A. Safety & Public Works Committee

1. Approve Pay Application No. 1- Final for Improvement 22-02- 2022 Crack Seal Project

2. Direction on Active Code Enforcement Cases

B. Personnel and Finance Committee

1. Brainerd Fire Department Relief Association Annual Report

2. Accept the Resignation of Paid On-Call Firefighter Stangel


3. Ratify the Hiring of Paid On-Call Firefighters

4. Accept the Retirement of Transit Coordinator Anders Stone

5. Approve the Promotion of Chad Lardy to the Street Maintenance III Position

6. Approval of the Revised Employee Policy Manual

7. Discuss Additional Cost of Clean- Up Day

8. Discussion of Reporting of Working Funds for 2023 Audit

9. Discussion on 2023 Budget Timeline and Set Budget Workshop

10. Resolution Accepting Final Distribution Local Fiscal Recover Fund Established Under the American Rescue Plan Act


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

8. Unfinished Business

A. Call For Applicants โ€“ Informational

(Application Information at

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

Cable TV Advisory Committeeโ€“ 2 terms (Expire 2022) โ€“ 1 term (Expire 2024)

Charter Commission โ€“ 1 term (Expire 2022) โ€“ 1 term (2025)

Rental Dwelling License Board of Appeals โ€“ 2 terms (Expire 2022)


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

Economic Development Authority (EDA) โ€“ 1 term (Expire 2022) 1 term (Expire 2026)

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

Planning Commissionโ€”1 term (Expire 2023)

Ad Hoc Committees โ€“ Applicants Needed

Water Tower Fundraising Committee โ€“ 1 position

9. New Business

A. Consider Conditional Use Permit for


B. Consider Interim Use Permit

C. Set Special Council Meeting to Canvas 2022 Primary Election Results

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

11. Staff Reports

(Verbal: Any Updates since Packet)

12. Mayorโ€™s Report

13. Council Member Reports

14. Adjourn to Closed Session Pursuant to MN Statutes 13D.03 to Discuss Labor Negotiation Strategy

Economic Development Authority

Meets 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4

City of Brainerd

City Hall, 501 Laurel St., 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. New Business

5.A. Consider the 2023 EDA Preliminary Levy Request

5.B. Discussion on the 2023 Consultant Services Agreement

6. Staff Reports

7. Commissioner Comments

8. Adjourn

Crow Wing County HRA Board of Commissioners

Meets 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4

Crow Wing County Land Services Building, Pine/Maple Meeting Room

322 Laurel St., Brainerd

Join from browser:

Join by phone: 415-655-0001

Meeting number (access code): 2551 935 8398

Meeting password: SnQd7nJrX83

Commissioner Craig Nathan attending via WebEx at 8986 Sugarberry Creek, Brainerd, MN 56401






a. 2023 Budget Discussion

b. Fund Balance Policy Discussion


7. NEXT MEETING Tuesday August 9th, 2022


Cass County Board of Commissioners

Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2

Commissioners Board Room - Courthouse, 303 Minnesota Ave. W., Walker

1. 9 a.m. Call to Order

a. Pledge of Allegiance

b. 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 AM Josh Stevenson - County Administrator

2.a City of Lakeshore Golf Cart Ordinance

2.b Report back from the Budget Committee of the Board

2.c Consent Agenda

3. 9:20 AM Carl Newbanks - Initiative Foundation

3.a 2022 Initiative Foundation Update

4. 9:35 AM Amanda Duerr - Charter Communications

4.a Letter of Support for Charter Communications Border to Border Broadband Project in Loon Lake and Maple Townships

5. 9:45 AM Sandra Norikane - Chief Financial Officer

5.a 2022 State PILT Settlement

5.b Authorize FY2022 Forest Service Payments to State Election Authorization

5.c MCIT Special Distribution Notification

6. 10:05 AM Pam Smith - Elections Administrator

6.a County Canvassing Board

7. 10:15 AM Tom Buhl - Central Services

7.a Approve Cass County Imagery Project Flights

8. 10:25 AM Kristy Smart and Michele Piprude - Health, Human and Veterans Services

8.a Veterans Services Update to the Board

8.b Truancy Intervention Collaboration Update

9. 10:45 AM Darrick Anderson - Highway Department

9.a Potential Gravel Mapping Project

10. 11:05 AM Confirm Upcoming Meeting Schedule

10.a Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, beginning at 6:00 PM,

Kego Township, Longville Fire Department, 1350 County 5, Longville, MN 56633

10.b Commissioner's Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 beginning at 9:00

AM, Board Room, 1st Floor Ctse. Annex, Walker.

11. 11:10 AM Adjourn

Consent agenda

12.a Approve Regular Meeting Minutes of July 19, 2022

12.b Approve Auditor Warrants and HHVS Warrants

12.c Approve Administrator's Office Personnel Item

12.d Approve Assessor's Office Personnel Item

12.e Approve Attorney's Office Personnel Item

12.f Approve Auditor-Treasurer Personnel Items

12.g Approve HHVS Personnel Items

12.h Approve Highway Department Personnel Item

12.i Approve Probation Personnel Item

12.j Approve Sheriff's Office Personnel Items

12.k Approve Lawful Assembly Permit Applications

12.l Approve ARPA Grant Activity

12.m Award Bud Capping/Browse Protection

12.n Approve Torey Myers Reclassification Request

12.o Receive and File Women, Infants & Children Additional Grant Funding Award

12.p Receive and File James Tertin Reclassification Request

12.q Receive and File Phillip Swenson Reclassification Request

12.r Receive and File Rebecca Clark Reclassification Request

Baxter City Council

Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3

Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter






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 July 19, 2022

2. Approve City Council Minutes from July 19, 2022

3. Approve the Payment of Bills and Finance Report

4. Approve a Lawful Gambling Permit for Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity to Conduct Lawful Gambling at Jack Pine Brewery




5. Connie Lyscio

6. Zach Tabatt

7. John Ward

8. Mark Cross

9. Darrel Olson



10. Closed Session - Minnesota Statute 13D.05, subd. 3 (3) (Attorney - Client Privilege)


Crow Wing County Personnel Committee

Meets 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1

Historic Courthouse

County Board Room


1. Staff Update

2. Personnel Actions

3. Closed Session (Data classified as not public โ€“ pursuant to MS Chapter 13D)

Personal Health Data MS 13D.05, Subd 2 (a) (4)

Labor Strategy MS 13D.03, Subd 1 (b)

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, Aug. 1, Personnel Committee, Historic Courthouse, County Board Room / Teams (218-302-1725, 741487684#)

Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission, Airport Conference Room / Virtual (call 218-825-2166 for link)

Airport Commission

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

Passenger 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 July 7, 2022, with Financial Report of June 2022, 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 Staff & Marketing/Creative Services

b. Consulting Engineer

8. Old Business

9. New Business

a. Discussion/Action: Request for Lease Extension: NorthPoint Aviation

b. Discussion/Action: Acceptance of State Grant for Crack Sealing

10. Next Meeting Date: September 1, 2022

11. Adjournment

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

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