Brainerd City Council
Meets 7:30 p.m.
1. Call to Order.
2. Roll Call.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Consent calendar.
A. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting held April 7.
B. Approval of licenses - recommended by City Administrator Vogt.
1. Contractor's licenses 2 renewals.
C. Department reports.
1. Mayor's report of activities distributed to council.
2. Police chief's report of activities distributed to mayor and council.
3. Finance director's report distributed to mayor and council.
D. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Lease for Lawful Gambling Activity Submitted by Lakes Area Senior Center to conduct lawful gambling at Esser's Warehouse Liquors, 119 Washington Street, Brainerd and Brainerd Mobil, 321 Washington Street, Brainerd Adoption of a resolution.
E. Minnesota Lawful Gambling Premise Permit application Submitted by Lakes Area Senior Center to Conduct Lawful Gambling at Esser's Warehouse Liquors, 119 Washington Street, Brainerd and Brainerd Mobil, 321 Washington Street, Brainerd Adoption of a resolution.
F. Request to promote Buddy Poppy Program May 16-17 Submitted by VFW Auxiliary 1647 Approval of.
G. Driver's license suspension policy update Approval of.
H. Authorize reclassification of Ms. Elaine Kraemer from accounts payable/administrative specialist Administration Department to administrative specialist Fire Department and proceed with the process to fill the vacancy of accounts payable/Administrative
Specialist Administration Department with updated job description Approval of.
I. Resignation of Police Officer Dana Middleton Effective April 12 - Accept with Regret.
J. Request Civil Service Commission to certify top three candidates and extend conditional offer to one of the three candidates.
K. Temporary on-sale liquor license application Submitted by the Brainerd VFW Post 1647, 309 South 6th Street, Brainerd for event to be held on May 17, 2008 at the Armory Subject to police chief authorization Approval of.
L. Transfer of funds Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.
General Fund to Public Safety Fund: $100,000.
General Fund to Park Fund: $50,000.
General Fund to Street & Sewer Fund $37,417.
General Fund to Airport Fund $12,583.
M. Approval of bills - Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.
5. Unfinished business.
A. Public hearing - Final reading of proposed Ordinance No. 1320 Rental Housing Maintenance Code, Section 425 City Administrator Vogt recommends dispensing with the actual reading.
6. New business.
A. First reading Proposed Ordinance No. 1321 An ordinance amending Section 421 of the Brainerd City Code adopting the 2007 Minnesota State Fire Code as modified by the city and the Uniform Fire Code and Standards City Administrator Vogt recommends dispensing with the actual reading.
7. Public forum. Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council. Time limits may be imposed.
B City attorney.
C City administrator.
D City engineer.
E City planner.
F Police chief.
G Finance director.
9. Council Committee reports.
A Personnel and Finance Committee.
B Safety and Public Works Committee.
C Other committees.
10. Call for applicants.
A. Charter Commission One term to expire Jan. 1, 2011.
B. Library Board Six-year term to expire Jan. 1, 2014.
Safety and Public Works Committee
Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday
1. Ordinance No. 1321 Amending Section 421 of the Brainerd City Code Adopting the 2007 Minnesota State Fire Code as modified by the city and the Uniform Fire Code and Standards.
2. Comprehensive sidewalk plan Status.
3. Data on unregistered rental properties.
4. Resolution establishing fees for renting an unlicensed dwelling.
5. 2008 transit bus replacement.
6. Securing of vacant dwellings or buildings.
7. 4th of July celebration recommendations.
8. Hazardous structure removal 1024 4th Avenue Northeast.
Personnel and Finance Committee
Meets 7 p.m. Monday
Brainerd City Hall Conference Room
1. East Brainerd Mall property appraisal Sale of property at appraised value Approval of.
2. Driver's License Suspension Policy update Approval of.
3. Set special committee meeting with BAHA Discussion of.
4. Authorize reclassification of Ms. Elaine Kraemer from accounts payable/administrative specialist
Administration Department to administrative specialist Fire Department and proceeding with the
process to fill the vacancy of accounts payable/administrative specialist Administration Department
with updated job description Approval of.
5. Police Department
Resignation of Police Officer Dana Middleton Effective April 12, 2008 Accept with regret.
Request Civil Service Commission to certify top three candidates and extend conditional offer to one of the three candidates.
6. 800 MHZ radio system Discussion of.
Meets 7 p.m. Monday
1. Call to order.
2. Roll call.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Approval of agenda.
5. Approval of past meeting minutes.
6. Authorization of accounts paid.
a. Student Council.
c. Community education director.
8. Consent agenda.
a. Accept donations.
b. Approval of tenure.
c. Acknowledge policies reviewed with no changes.
a. Staff resignations.
b. Staff contracts.
c. Spring assignments.
10. New business.
a. Set make-up day.
b. Resolution relating the termination of non-renewable of teaching contracts - probationary teachers.
c. Addition of DCD (developmentally cognitively delayed) teacher for the 2008-09 school year.
d. 2008-09 resolution for membership in the Minnesota State High School League.
e. Request for proposals for audit services.
f. Policy review.
g. Bus driver training agreement.
h. Revised van drivers' agreement.
i. Girls' hockey program.
j. Literacy Collaborative presentation.
k. End of year brunch and recognition.
11. Announcements and meeting dates.
a. Graduation - diploma distribution.
b. Set special meeting - ratification of Local 284 agreement.
c. Upcoming meeting dates.
April 28: 4 p.m. Curriculum; 5 p.m. Long Range Planning.
May 5: 3:30 p.m. Buildings and Grounds.
May 12: 3:30 p.m. Personnel; 4:30 p.m. Finance.
May 19: 7 p.m. regular board meeting.
Meets 7 p.m.
Monday, April 28
1. Call to order.
2. Welcome to visitors.
3. Public comments on agenda items.
4. Board discussion/comments on the following items.
a. Recognition of C-I winter sports athletes participating at the state level.
b. Recognition of Dave Galovich, boys basketball coach.
c. Special education presentation - John Hanson.
d. Survey on open enrollment - John Hanson.
5. Approve agenda.
6. Approve minutes of March 24, regular board meeting.
7. Informational items included in packet:
7.1 Administrative reports.
a. Activities director.
b. Community education.
c. Secondary principal.
d. Elementary principal.
7.2 Committee reports.
a. Finance Committee.
b. Staff Development Committee.
c. Activities Committee.
d. Leadership Evaluation Committee.
8. Consent calendar.
8.1 Approve bills presented.
8.2 Acceptance and filing of financial reports.
8.3 Accept monetary awards and donations.
9. Personnel consent items:
9.1 Accept resignation of Sandy Tautges effective with the end of the 2007-08 school year with thanks and appreciation for service and authorize filling the 71 F.T.E. position.
9.2 Approve the request to move from a 12 month to a 207 day work schedule for Paul Filas, custodian, effective July 1.
9.3 Authorize two paraprofessional positions.
9.4 Employ the following individuals for the paraprofessional positions:
Shana Lipmann effective April 11.
Genie Putz, effective April 14.
10. Action items:
10.1 Approve 2008-09 school calendar.
10.2 Approve revised secondary common prep period memorandum of understanding.
10.3 Adopt 207-08 revised budget.
10.4 Adopt amendments to the resolution discontinuing and reducing educational programs and positions adopted Jan. 28, special school board meeting.
11. Approve closed session under attorney client privilege.
12. Public comments.
13. Regular board meeting - May 19, 7 p.m. - Forum Room - secondary building.
Five minute break.
14. Call meeting back to order and adjourn.
Pine River-Backus I.S.D. #2174
Meet 7 p.m. Monday
High School Media Center
1. Call to order Chair.
2. Call to order and Pledge to Flag - Chair.
2.1 Board chair comments.
2.2 Public Comments and time for interaction with the board on agenda
2.3 Introduce Chinese Exchange Teacher, Miss Lu Suolu.
2.4 Student council representative.
2.5 Employee of the Month - Kim Sheley, ECFE and FACS teacher.
2.6 Spotlight on Education - Peaceful Playgrounds, Denise Koring.
2.7 Board training debrief.
3. Approve agenda.
4. Approve minutes - March 24, 2008 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 Approve the hiring of Laura Wheeler as long term substitute teacher for Diane Doss from March 3 to end of school year.
6.6 Approve the hiring of Meghan Kazmierczak as 1 F.T.E. English teacher for the 2008-09 school year.
6.7 Approve the hiring of Stacey Gorr as 1 F.T.E. speech language pathologist for the 2008-09 school year.
6.8 Approve the hiring of Kim Rubitschung as paraprofessional in the elementary school to cover a leave of absence to the end of the school year.
6.9 Approve the hiring of Cassie Evenson as assistant golf coach for the 2007-08 season.
6.10 Approve the 2008-09 resolution for membership in the Minnesota State High School League
6.11 Accept resignation of Ann Stoll, custodian, effective April 14, and authorize replacement.
6.12 Authorize hiring of four additional summer custodial positions.
7. Discussion items:
7.1 Second reading of Policies 606.1 and 701.
7.2 Second reading to delete Policy 805.
7.3 2007-08 revised and 2008-09 preliminary budgets.
7.4 Facility Team report.
7.5 2008 general election timetable.
7.6 School uniforms.
7.7 Committee structure/work session.
7.8 Strategic Planning update.
8. Action items:
8.1 Adopt revised 07-08 school calendar.
8.2 Authorize lease purchase agreement with Wells Fargo, Rapid City, S. D., to begin ALC Building Project.
8.3 Authorize EAPC to initiate ALC building bidding process based on preliminary plans.
8.4 Authorize district office personnel to pursue payment for Bid Bond from Plaas Mechanical.
8.5 Accept resignation of Cassie Evenson, elementary physical education teacher,
effective end of 2007-08 school year and authorize replacement.
8.6 Adopt resolution relating to the termination
and non-renewal of the teaching contract of Karla Zeck, a probationary teacher and authorize replacement.
9. Open forum.
10. Next regular board meeting: May 19, 7 p.m., High School Media Center.
Meets 5 p.m. Monday
1. Call to order.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approval of agenda.
4. Public comments.
6. Consent agenda.
6.1.2 Leave request.
6.2 Approval of prior meeting minutes.
6.3 Approval of March electronic fund transfers and report of cash receipts.
6.4 Donations to Olson sisters scholarship.
6.5 Donation to Agriculture Tree Fund.
7. Reports from board members.
8. Superintendents' reports.
9. Old or unfinished business.
9.1 Approval of contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. - action.
9.2 Approval of bid for asbestos removal from the Central Office Building - action.
9.3 Approval of bid for demolition of the Central Office Building - action.
10. New business.
10.1 Authorize contract for district technology coordinator - action.
10.2 Authorize elimination of head cook position - action.
10.3 Authorize elimination of part-time secretary II position and educational paraprofessional position - action.
10.4 Approval of 2008-09 Capital Expenditure Report - action.
10.5 Summer session for 16 and under students - action.
10.6 Third quarter budget report - Information only.
10.7 Authorization to purchase 25 SMART Boards using undesignated/unreserved general fund dollars.
10.8 Approval of resolution for membership in the Minnesota Sate High School League (MSHSL) - action.
10.9 Resolution of school district with St. Cloud State University for teacher education candidate placements.
10.10 District make-up day.
10.11 Approval of health insurance renewal.
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