Little Falls City Council
Meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday
Council Chambers, City Hall
1. Call to order/Determination of quorum/Pledge of Allegiance
2. Approval of agenda
3. Approval of minutes
4. Approval of bills
Approve checks 82866 through 82987 totaling $201,307.30 and void check 82870.
5. Awards, donations, presentations and proclamations
1. Oath of Office, Joshua Andrea, Police Department Police Chief.
2. Initiative Foundation Katie Riitters and Sandy Voigt.
3. Economic Impact and Environmental Briefing, Camp Ripley Colonel St. Sauver.
6. Consent agenda
a. Animal Control Report, March 2012.
b. Application for Exempt Permit, Little Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau, Raffle, Dam Festival.
c. Application for Exempt Permit and Temporary On Sale Malt Beverage License, Our Lady of Lourdes Bazaar.
d. Fire Department Report, March 2012.
e. Heritage Preservation Commission Minutes, April 2012.
f. Housing and Redevelopment Authority Minutes, March 2012.
g. Planning Commission Minutes, March 2012.
h. Police Department Report, March 2012 .
i. Street Department Report, March 2012.
j. Water Treatment Facility Report, March 2012.
7. Public hearings and lettings
a. Public Hearings
1. Lawn Tractor and Bank Rotary Mower, Parks, Grounds and Maintenance Department.
8. Old Business.
a. Resolution 2012-30, Approve Plans and Specifications and Call for Bids, Public Improvement 367.
9. New Business
a. Advertising Bench Placement, JMR2 Investments.
b. Agreement, Independent School District 482, School Resource Officer.
c. Building Removal, 13 Southeast First Avenue.
d. Easements and Agreements, Waters Edge Business Park.
e. Golf Seasonal Summer Employees, Clubhouse Attendants and Cook.
f. Mayor’s Appointment, Al Stencil, Cable TV Review Board; Jeremy Hanfler, Golf Advisory Board.
g. Planning Commission Recommendation, Resolution 2012-32, Vacate Alley, Block 16, Rothwell’s Addition.
h. Resolution 2012-31, Authorize Participation PERA, Joshua Andrea.
10. Citizens appeals and petitions
a. Citizens appeals.
11. City council reports on city authorities, boards, bureaus, committees and commissions.
Little Falls City Council Special Work Session
Meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday
Conference Room, City Hall
1. Call to Order/Determination of Quorum Council President.
COUNCIL INFORMATIONAL ONLY ITEMS
Little Falls Conventions and Visitors Bureau Update Kristina VonBerge
Police K-9 Update Officer West
Budget Projections Finance Officer
Roof Replacement, Senior Center PW Director
Waters Edge Business Park, Project and Related Site Work PW Director
Streetlight Improvement Project PW Director/WSN
Eighth Avenue Northeast Railroad Crossing PW Director
Sidewalk Removal PW Director
Stop Sign, Eighth Street Northwest PW Director
Request for Information Policy Mayor VanRisseghem
City Administrator Search Councilmember Crowder
2. Adjournment Council President
Nisswa City Council
Meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday
1. Call to Order.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approve Minutes of March 21, 28, and April 11, 2012.
4. Open Forum.
a. Police Chief
b. Fire Chief
c. Liquor Department
d. City Planner
e. Park & Rec
f. Public Works
g. City Attorney
h. City Engineer
i. Nisswa Chamber of Commerce
6. New Business.
A. Nisswa American Legion Poppy Days Proclamation.
B. Grand View Lodge Sewer Discussion.
C. Initiative Foundation Grant Agreement.
7. Old Business
A. Crow Wing County Cost Share Agreement.
B. Minnesota Greenstep Cities Program.
8. Council Reports.
b. Council Members.
10. Presentation of claims.
Pine River-Backus School Board
Regular Board Meeting
Meets 7 p.m. Monday
Pine River-Backus High School Media Center
1. Call to Order – Chair
Members: Barb Beck, Katy Botz, Jim Coffland, Garny Gaffey, John Palmer, Jerry Peterson, Sandy Poferl and Superintendent Catherine Bettino.
2. Welcome to Visitors.
2.1 Public Comments and Time for Interaction with the Board on Agenda Items.
2.2. Spotlight on Education – Americorps Promise Fellow, Jodi Strehlow.
3. Approve Agenda (Addendum).
4. Approve Minutes – March 19, 2012 Regular Board Meeting.
5. Informational Items:
5.1 Administrative and Team Reports.
5.2 Directors Reports.
5.3 Enrollment Reports.
5.4 Committee Reports.
6. Consent Calendar.
6.1 Approve Bills Presented.
6.2 Approve Investment Report.
6.3 Approve Treasurer’ s Report.
6.4 Approve Electronic Funds Transfers and Other Banking Transactions.
6.5 Accept Monetary Awards and Donations.
6.6 Approve the Hiring of four temporary summer custodian positions.
6.7 Accept the Resignation of Andrew Flier, Custodian, Effective April 13, 2012
and Authorize Replacement.
6.8 Accept the resignation of Julie Markwardt, Youth and Family Services Worker, effective May 11, 2012, and authorize replacement.
6.9 Accept the resignation of Barbara Puleo, Early Childhood Special Education Teacher, effective end of 2011-12 school year and authorize replacement.
6.10 Approve a child care leave of absence of Holly Rowell, Elementary School teacher, from Sept. 4, 2012 to Nov. 2, 2012 and authorize posting for a long term substitute teacher.
6.11 Approve a child care leave of absence for Jennifer Langemo, ECFE Paraprofessional, from approximately May 1, 2012 to the end of the 2011-12 school year.
6.12 Approve out of state travel for the board clerk and the superintendent to attend a conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 23-24, 2012.
7. Discussion Items:
8. Action Items:
8.1 Approve School District general records, retention schedule and submission to the Minnesota Historical Society.
8.2 Award contract for 2012 roofing project to Thelen Heating and Roofing and ratify roofing projects.
8.3 Adopt resolution approving and authorizing the execution of a lease agreement and related documents and certificates.
8.4 Adopt Resolution Discontinuing and Reducing Educational Programs and Positions.
8.5 Adopt Resolution Relating to the Termination and Non-Renewal of Emilie Kalvig, a Probationary Teacher.
8.6 Adopt Resolution Relating to the Termination and Non-Renewal of Alexis Fisher a Probationary Teacher.
8.7 Approve the Master Agreement between ISD 2174 and the Pine-River Backus Education Association for the period July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2013.
9. Open Forum.
10. Next Regular Board Meeting – May 21, 2012 at 7 p.m. High School Media Center.