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Brainerd City Council
Brainerd City Council: Approves 6 percent levy increase, agrees to keep city hall
Brainerd's tax levy will increase 6 percent in 2019. And city hall will stay right where it is. After nearly three months of back and forth conversation,...
8 hours 32 min ago
December 12, 2018
Brainerd: Disconnect persists between city, district on parking plan
Property acquisition will commence in the Brainerd School District, but not everywhere district officials hoped. The school board agreed Monday,...
December 12, 2018 - 5:00am
December 11, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Public levy hearing draws opinions on city hall future
The Brainerd City Council opted to forgo a vote on the 2019 tax levy during a public hearing Monday, Dec. 10. Now the final vote looms Monday,...
December 11, 2018 - 8:00am
December 6, 2018
Are recession rumors true? - Brainerd council discusses finances ahead of budget approval
Is an economic recession in Brainerd's near future? A potential looming financial downturn has been talked about off and on since the country...
December 6, 2018 - 5:00am
December 5, 2018
Brainerd: School district scales down proposed parking lots
Compromise is brewing in Brainerd. City council and school board members are beginning to see eye-to-eye on school parking needs. Mild disagreement...
December 5, 2018 - 7:00am
December 4, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Trees to be removed for Safe Routes to School project
Fifty-eight trees are set to be removed in the Garfield Elementary School neighborhood for the Safe Routes to School initiative, aimed at developing...
December 4, 2018 - 3:00am
November 29, 2018
Roll Call: Where do Brainerd City Council members fall with 2019 tax levy increase?
As 2019 looms in the calendar, Brainerd City Council members and city staff are working to formulate a tax levy for the coming budget. Drawing...
November 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Brainerd City Council: Lingering divisions remain over city hall future
The future (and the past, for that matter) of Brainerd's buildings has led to no shortage of hand-wringing and heated debates over the years....
November 29, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Chief asks for expanded police force
Much like any budget session, it was a lot of haggling, hemming and hawing over numbers and how they look to stack up over the coming years....
November 27, 2018 - 7:00am
November 24, 2018
Reader Opinion: World War II memorial
I would like to make a clarification to the article in the Brainerd Dispatch about the Brainerd City Council. I am the person who made a suggestion about a memorial to the veterans of World War II. With the help and backing of all six service organizations in Brainerd we have raised...
November 24, 2018 - 5:30am
November 21, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Lager that lingers - City staff to review brewery odor regulations
How responsible should brewery owners be for the odors their business emits? According to Brainerd city ordinance, which is now under staff review:...
November 21, 2018 - 7:00am
November 20, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Council struggles to agree on final tax levy
Somewhere between 2.8-6 percent is likely where the increase for Brainerd's 2019 tax levy will be set. The Brainerd City Council set its preliminary...
November 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brainerd City Council: Residents voice support of school district's parking plan
Student safety is once again the talk of the town in Brainerd. "In the last year, we've lost kids to cancer, we've lost kids to suicide, we've...
November 20, 2018 - 11:00am
November 17, 2018
Our Opinion: Proposed off-street parking moratorium has merit
At first glance, the off-street parking moratorium proposed the Brainerd Planning Commission Oct. 17 seemed like an overreach. But a month later, with more information in hand and the realization that much more information appears to be needed for and from all parties involved, we...
November 17, 2018 - 7:30am
November 14, 2018
More parking at Brainerd schools? City, school leaders discuss
Are parking lots the key to keeping children safe? Brainerd School District officials say yes. City council representatives are leary. But exchanges...
November 14, 2018 - 8:00am