Baxter City Council
Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday
1. Call meeting to order
2. Roll call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. 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:
A. Approval of council minutes of July 18, 2000
B. Payment of bills and approval of the finance report
C. Accept Planning and Zoning Commission minutes of July 25
D. Accept Parks and Recreation Commission minutes of July 24
E. Accept Utilities Commission minutes of July 26
1. Uphold recommendation to table PUD/Preliminary plat for Arboretum Trails until another review of the roads and utility specifications and the 100-year storm water retention plan is completed.
2. Approve partial pay estimate No. 2 in the amount of $170,343.35 to Randy Kramer Excavating for the Parkwood Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project.
3. Approve partial pay estimate No. 2 in the amount of $73,621.80 to Tom's Backhoe for the Glory Road 2000 project.
4. Approve partial pay estimate No. 5 in the amount of $48,503.97 to Eagle Construction for College Road.
5. Approve partial pay estimate No. 5 in the amount of $38,059.54 to Anderson Brothers Construction for Isle and Glory Road improvements.
6. Accept AAA striping service quote in the amount of $14,204.72.
7. Approve installing a flashing pedestrian crossing sign and mark crosswalk at the intersection of Excelsior Road and Golf Course Drive.
F. Accept Industrial and Economic Development Commission minutes of July 27
G. Accept annexation petition for Myron and Debra Hyland, Jr.
H. Approve election judges
5. Public comments
6. Other business
A. Crow Wing County -- Hold harmless agreement for Industrial Park project
B. Planning Commission action
1. From July 11, Planning and Zoning Commission minutes
a. Uphold denial of the preliminary plat for the Noah Addition to Baxter based on the following recommendations based on the findings of fact.
-- City Sewer and Water be extended to the area before approval of Plat.
2. From July 25, Planning and Zoning Commission minutes
A. Approve the Preliminary Plat and PUD for Arboretum Trails with conditions:
-- Meet all ordinance requirements for building setbacks.
-- Meet Fire Chief recommendations.
-- Meet all utility requirements with easements.
-- Follow utilities commission recommendations.
-- Developer pays for right and left turn lanes.
-- Covenants at final plat.
-- To be served by City sewer and water.
-- Plat name needs to be changed to not include "Arboretum Trails."
B. Approve the final plat of the Industrial Park No. 3 with conditions.
C. Approve the conditional use permit for Sheila Clark to run a daycare at 50 Meredith Drive No. with the recommendations made by city staff.
D. Approve variance to install a 48 inch fence instead of 30 inches for Sheila Clark, 50 Meredith Drive N. with conditions.
E. Approve the preliminary plat for the Glory Road Addition to Baxter
F. Approve the conditional use permit for OMNI Broadcasting Co. to install and use two antennae supporting structures up to 150 feet above ground level and to install some type of anti-climbing devices around the antenna towers.
C. Adopt Ordinance No. 29.5 regarding Building Contractor's Licenses
7. Council comments
A. Mark Cross -- Parks and Recreation and other comments
B. Craig MacDonald -- Planning and Zoning and other comments
C. Mary Marana -- Industrial and Economic Development and other comments
D. Gary Muehlhausen -- Utilities, Personnel and Police and other mayoral comments
E. Barb Wells -- Long Range Planning and other comments
8. City attorney's report
9. City administrator's report
A. Addendum information
10. Adjournment to council workshop
11. Council workshop
Cass County Board
Meets Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Northland Area Family
Service Center, Longville
6 p.m. -- Call to order
A. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Approval of regular meeting proposed agenda. (Any requests to be heard not on the proposed agenda are considered for inclusion at this time.)
6:05 p.m. -- Robert Yochum, County administrator
A. Consent agenda
B. Health and Human Services Building survey interim report
6:30 p.m. -- Norm Moody, Land commissioner
A. Authorize Smartwood forest management certification agreement
B. Award quotes for demolition of tax-forfeited building in city of Backus (Somers building)
C. Authorize purchase of Wilderness Park Estates -- W.P.E. 6th Addition, Blk. 2, Lot 7 (PID #26-346-023), W.P.E. 6th Addition, Blk. 16, Lot 16 (PID #26-346-1632).
6:45 p.m. -- Randy Fisher, Sheriff
A. Approve ERU truck donation to Itasca or Morrison county
B. Approve membership to the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force
C. Receive and file appointment of Scott Thompson as sergeant, grade 28, step 4, effective July 22
7 p.m. -- Steve Kuha, Assessor
A. Approve abatements
B. Approve appointment of appraisal supervisor, grade 28, step 6
7:15 p.m. -- Sharon K. Anderson, Auditor-Treasurer
A. Approve recommendations of Board Personnel Committee
B. Business Subsidy Committee recommendation
7:30 p.m. -- Mardi Harder, University of MN Extension service
A. Introduction of Eleanor Burkett, Extension educator
B. Update on Conservation Education Partnership
C. Update on Cass County Resource Guide
7:45 p.m. -- Paul Fairbanks, ESD director
A. Review recycling and solid waste volume information
B. Review ESD permit activity
8 p.m. -- Confirm upcoming meeting schedule
8:05 p.m. -- Adjourn
Crow Wing Meetings
Monday -- 9 a.m. -- Lands and Forestry Advisory Committee, Service Building Meeting Room 1
10 a.m. -- Association of Minnesota Counties Child Welfare Task Force, St. Paul
Wednesday -- 10 a.m. -- Brainerd-Crow Wing County Regional Airport Commission, Airport
3 p.m. -- Water Planning Advisory Committee, Commissioners' Room
Thursday -- 2 p.m. -- Open Bids, S.P. 1810-84 (TH 371-019) and C.P. 18-016-0 (CSAH 16), Commissioners' Room
2:10 p.m. -- Open Quotes, Appraisals for Land Exchange between Crow
Wing County and Houston (Timothy Township), Commissioners' Room
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