Brainerd City Hall
1. Call to order.
2. Roll call.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Consent calendar -- all matters listed are considered routine by the council and will all be enacted by one 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 adopt by roll call.
A. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting held Sept. 20.
B. Approval of 2004 licenses -- recommended by City Administrator Vogt
1. Contractor's licenses - 6 - New
2. Contractor's licenses - 2- Renewals
C. Department reports
1. Mayor's report of activities distributed to council.
2. Fire chief's report of activities distributed to mayor and council.
D. Application for a temporary on-sale liquor license - Submitted by the Brainerd Elks Lodge #615 for an event to be held Oct. 23 at the Brainerd National Guard Armory Approval of.
E. Adopt resolution establishing polling places, appointment and rate of pay for election judges, and authorizing the purchase of necessary election supplies for general election to be held Nov. 2 Approval of.
F. Approval of bills Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.
5. Unfinished business
A. State hospital land sale update Chuck Steinbauer
B. Payment of medical bills Janet Bruggman
C. Consider adoption of a resolution approving a business subsidy agreement between the city of Brainerd and Stock Building Supply Co.
D. Public hearing Issuance of revenue bonds for construction of a senior housing facility in Detroit Lakes.
E. Public hearing Brainerd Small Cities Grant application Adoption of resolution.
F. Public hearing Final reading Proposed Ordinance No. 1242 An ordinance providing for the annexation of certain properties in Oak Lawn Township (Dennis Flanagan .58 acres) City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with the actual reading.
G. First reading Proposed Ordinance No. 1246 An ordinance providing for the annexation of certain properties in Unorganized Territory (Jeanne Olson 2 acres) City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with the actual reading.
6. New business.
A. Lum Park locomotive.
B. Schedule public hearing for East Gate Mobile Home Park closing.
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. Fire chief
9. Council committee reports
A. Personnel and Finance Committee
B. Safety and Public Works Committee
C. Other committees
10. Call for applicants
A. Park Board One Term to expire 1/1/07
11. Adjourn to closed session regarding the Welna lawsuit
NOTE: Safety and Public Works Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m.
Personnel and Finance Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m.
Safety and Public Works Committee
Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday
City Council Chambers
1. Community Education Use of city property by Evergreen Drive
2. Improvement 04-02, Oak Street Phase II Change order No. 1
3. Request from Gary Duda
4. Improvement 02-15, Laurel Street reconstruction Letter of understanding TKDA
5. Mn/DOT partnership agreement
6. Transportation Committee
A. Disposal of Bus #41
B. Ordinance 1160 amendment
7. RFP's for engineering services Improvement 99-8, Evergreen interceptor replacement
Personnel and Finance Committee
Meets 6:45 p.m. Monday
Brainerd City Hall
1. Rental housing inspections Fees and effectiveness.
2. Civic center ceiling Insulation proposals.
3. Cancel council's acceptance of previous offer to purchase Lot 1, Block 1, Thiesse Industrial Park from Edina Technical Products.
4. City planner applications - Discussion of.
Baxter City Council
Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday
Baxter City Hall
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 Sept. 21
B. Payment of bills and approval of finance report
C. Accept Utilities Commission minutes of Sept. 22
1. Approve the Imgrund Motors utility plans and grading, drainage and erosion control plans with contingencies.
2. Approve the variance request for Richard and Linda Tyner of 14269 Cherrywood Drive with contingency.
3. Approve Change Order #3 in the amount of $107,941.80 to R.L. Larson Excavating, Inc. for the 2004 Meredith, Norway and Lancer improvement project.
4. Approve the WSN proposal for engineering services for project management and construction staking for the 2004 Kenwood Drive and Sandstone Road improvement project at an estimated cost of $49,000.
5. Approve the WSN proposal for engineering services for project management and construction staking for the 2004 Whitesand Addition to Baxter Improvement Project at an estimated cost of $54,500.
6. Approve the WSN proposal for engineering services for project management and construction staking for the 2004 Whitetail Meadows improvement project at an estimated cost of $16,500.
7. Accept the Baxter Drive utilities Highway 210 Crossing Improvement Project by Anderson Brothers Construction of Brainerd.
8. Adopt the resolution approving plans and specifications and ordering advertisement for bids for the Art Ward Road, Laverne Circle and Whipple Beach Improvement Project.
D. Accept Parks and Recreation Commission minutes of Sept. 27.
1. Approve accepting fees per ordinance for the minor subdivision of CJ's Addition.
2. Approve accepting fees per ordinance for the preliminary plat of Cypress Drive business condominiums.
3. Amend Ordinance 2004-15 on recreation motor vehicle use with the changes listed.
4. Approve the ordinance amendment 2004-17 on park dedication fee exemptions for existing houses and businesses within a platted area and request the city attorney add language to ensure any PUD will still need to pay all park fees.
E. Accept Planning & Zoning Commission minutes of Sept. 28.
F. Accept Personnel & Police Commission minutes of Sept. 29.
G. Accept Industrial & Economic Development Commission minutes of Sept. 30.
1. Amend the JOBZ fee structure to include a closing fee of 1 percent of the estimated benefit for JOBZ businesses.
H. Set public hearings for vacation of roads for Haglin Office Park and the Lodge at Brainerd Lakes at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3.
I. Adopt Ordinance 2004-18 CTC Franchise Agreement.
J. Reschedule public hearing on assessments
1. Ironwood Meadows/Deerwood road extension - 6 p.m. Oct. 26.
2. Isle/Hinckley road extension - 6:15 p.m. Oct. 26.
3. Honeysuckle Acres - 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26.
4. Grand Oaks - 6:45 p.m. Oct. 26.
5. Whitetail Addition - 7 p.m. Oct. 26.
6. Whitetail Meadows - 7:15 p.m. Oct. 26.
K. Schedule additional local option sales tax informational meetings 6 p.m. Oct. 19 and 7 p.m. Oct. 26.
5. Pulled agenda items
6. Other business
A. Brian Carl, 8343 State Highway 210 - Park fees
B. Planning & Zoning actions
1. Uphold denial of the rezoning amendment from Industrial to Regional Commercial for Dondelinger-Chevrolet-Cadillac-Toyota, 7915 State Highway 210 based on the findings of fact (tabled from Sept. 21 council meeting.)
2. Approve the CUP for multiple entrance signage for Heritage Assembly of God Tabernacle, 13242 Berrywood Drive based on staff findings of fact and conditions.
3. Approve the preliminary plat of Cypress Drive business condominiums based on staff's findings of fact and conditions.
4. Approve the CUP/PUD of the Cypress Drive Business condominiums based on staff's findings of fact and conditions.
C. PUD ordinance amendment
7. Public comment
9. Council comments
A. Mark Cross Industrial & Economic Development & other comments
B. Rosemary Franzen Parks & Recreation and other comments.
C. Gary Muehlhausen Utilities, Personnel & Police and other mayoral comments
D. Darrel Olson Planning & Zoning and other comments.
E. Barb Wells Long Range Planning and other comments
10. City attorney
11. City administrator/staff reports
12. Adjourn to EDA meeting
Crow Wing County
Monday -- 8:15 a.m., Association of Minnesota Counties' District V Fall Meeting, Sherburne County Courthouse, Elk River; 7 p.m., Central Minnesota Community Corrections Advisory Board, Maryhill Manor, Aitkin.
Tuesday -- 8 a.m., Building & Grounds Committee & CAM (Core Planning Group), CAM; 9:30 a.m., Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission, Airport Conference Room; 2 p.m., open bids, construction of Community Services Building, Commissioners' Room.
Wednesday -- 8 a.m., Crow Wing County Business Council, Brainerd Lakes Area Chambers of Commerce, Brainerd office; 3:30 p.m., Water Planning Advisory Committee, Welton Hall in Elks Club Building.
Thursday -- 2 p.m., open proposals, design and development of working drawings for construction of Highway Department building complex, Commissioners' Room; 2:15 p.m., open bids, direct sale of tax-forfeited land, Lot 48, Block 1, Pequot Shady Shores Third Addition; 3:30 p.m., Internet County Services Presentation, Services Building, Meeting Room 1; 5:15 p.m., Board of Adjustment, Welton Hall in Elks Club Building.
Oct. 11 -- 8 a.m., Planning Commission on-site inspection for Duininick Brothers conditional use application, Section 3, Oak Lawn Township; 5 p.m., Crow Wing County Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Commissioners' Room.
Cass County Board
Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday
Commissioner's Board Room
1. Call to order
a. Pledge of Allegiance
b. Approval of agenda
2. Robert Yochum -- County administrator
a. Consent agenda
b. Budget Committee report
3. Tom Emery -- Buildings and Grounds Supervisor
a. Authorize fencing improvements -- HHVS
b. Authorize phase protection and other repairs related to electrical power interruptions
c. Authorize obtaining quotations for HHVS generator system
4. Public hearing -- Off-sale intoxication liquor license
a. Lone Wolf Outpost, Inc. Michael & Debra Gaffey, Remer Township
5. Dorothy Opheim -- HHVS director
a. Child placement costs for August, in the amount of $217,825.
b. Withdraw from Four-County Health Board
c. South County Health Alliance Update
d. Health Care Access Task Force
e. MN Child Welfare Demonstration Waiver
6. Paul Fairbanks -- ESD director
a. Approve lease agreements for all recycling bin sites.
b. Public nuisance abatement options -- Scott Anderson
7. Tim Richardson -- MIS director
a. Web site/parcel map upgrades
b. Authorize plat book publication project
8. Confirm upcoming meeting schedule
a. Four County Community Health Board meeting at 10 a.m. Oct. 22, Blueport Restaurant, Cushing
Little Falls School Board
4:30 p.m., Work Session
7 p.m., Business Meeting
Little Falls Community High School
Work Session -- 4:30 p.m.
W1. Adoption of the board's 2004-05 legislative priorities.
W2. Adoption of the 2004-05 superintendent priorities.
W3. Schedule special board meeting 8:30 a.m. Nov. 5 to canvass votes cast during the Nov. 2 board of education election.
W4. Approval of BST test administration notification.
W5. Authorization to use (restricted) special education funds for an additional 1.0 E/BD special education position at the middle school for the remainder of the 2004-05 school year.
W6. (7:30 p.m.) Swanville School District's request for review and comment regarding proposed new construction.
W7. Authorization to create a "roving" cleaner position.
W8. Presentation regarding 2003-04 BST results.
W9. Update on 2004-05 capital projects and expenditures.
W10. Enrollment update.
W11. Update on recent developments in Central Lakes Conference (invitation from Rum River Conference and requests from Moorhead and Bemidji).
W12. (7:15 p.m.) Recognition of National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15.
W13. American Education Week, Nov. 14-20.
W14. Authorization to use high school Nov. 24 and 25 for community Thanksgiving dinner.
W15. Agreement with Tri-County Community Action program (TCC-Head Start) for the provision of lunch and snacks to children in the Early Childhood Education Center at Dr. Knight.
W16. Proposed modification to compensation rate for occasional drivers.
W17. 2004-05 extra-duty stipends.
Business Meeting -- 7 p.m.
1. Call to order.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approve agenda.
4. Public comments.
5.1 Recipient of Minnesota Association for State and Federal Education Programs Exemplary Leadership Award.
5.2 United Way for its support of pro-education initiatives such as the Imagination Library.
6. Information item -- 7:15 p.m.
6.1 Recognition of National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15
7. Non-action item
7.1 Swanville School District's request for review and comment regarding proposed new construction.
8. Action items
8.1 Adoption of the board's 2004-05 superintendent priorities.
8.3 Schedule special board meeting 8:30 a.m. Nov. 5 to canvass votes cast during Nov. 2 school board election.
8.4 Approval of BST test administration notification.
8.5 Authorization to use (restricted) special education funds for an additional 1.0 E/BD special education position at the middle school for the 2004-05 school year.
9. Non-action items, continued
9.1 Authorization to create a roving cleaner position
10. Information items, continued
10.1 Presentation regarding 2003-04 BST results.
10.2 Update on 2004-05 capital projects and expenditures.
10.3 Enrollment update
10.4 Update on recent developments in Central Lakes Conference (invitation from Rum River Conference and requests from Moorhead and Bemidji)
10.5 American Education Week, Nov. 14-20
11. Future agenda items
11.1 2004-05 first quarter budget report, Oct. 18 (tentative)
11.2 2003-04 audit report, Nov. 1 (tentative)
11.3 2004-06 budget process
11.4 Special education report/2005-06 Mid-State recommendation
12. Consent agenda
12.2 Approval of minutes
12.3 Authorization to use high school Nov. 24 and 25 for community Thanksgiving dinner
12.4 Agreement with Tri-County Community Action program (TCC-Head Start) for the provision of lunch and snacks to children in Early Childhood Education Center at Dr. Knight
12.5 Proposed modification to compensation rate for occasional drivers
12.6 2004-05 extra-duty stipends
13. Reports from board members
14. Superintendent's report
Breezy Point City Council
Meets 7 p.m. Monday
Breezy Point City Hall
Call to order
Consent calendar -- Notice to Public -- all matters listed in this form are considered routine by the council and will be enacted by one 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 adopt.
a. Approval of claims 10/04/04
b. Approval of agenda
c. Approval of minutes
d. Notices and communications
Public comments No. 1 -- Time for citizens to come before the council for the first time with concerns.
1. Police department
a. Monthly report
b. Request for funds PLCC
c. Issuance of carry permits
2. Public works
a. Monthly report
b. Resolution 04-69 removing ERU
c. Resolution 04-57 adopting policy on staff expenditures
d. Resolution 04-70 authorizing purchase and installation of road signs
e. Set public meeting for Bushman Road project
f. Huron Circle stormwater recommendation
3. Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment
a. Liaison report
b. Recommendation to rezone (Smith) Ord. 116 amending zoning map
c. Recommendation to rezone (Pelican Dev.) Ord. 117 amending zoning map
d. Appeal of recommendation to rezone
1. Pelican Development
2. Bluebird Lane property owners
e. Thirty Lakes Watershed -- Stormwater Breezy Point Resort
f. Ordinance 118 amending zoning ordinance (zoning updates)
g. Amendment to survey policy res -- 04-71
a. Ski trails
7. Cable Commission
8. City attorney
9. City engineer
1. Building code -- Appoint committee to interview candidates for building official
1. Gambling permit -- Nisswa Women of Today
2. Request for funds PLCC -- Ice Fest
Public comments #2
Continued agenda items for future meetings
1. Ordinance establishing a Park Advisory Commission
2. Eagle Lane sewer project, November meeting
3. 2005 sewer project selection, November meeting
4. Piney Way road extension request, November meeting
5. Road classification definitions
7. Ski trail parking lot
8. Adopt formal building code ordinance and fee schedule, November meeting
9. Road improvement bond
10. Appeal -- Dahlen, November meeting
11. Appeal -- Breezy Point International, November meeting
12. Septic systems
13. Retaining wall
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