Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday
Brainerd City Hall council chambers
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 on Nov. 2 as distributed.
B. Approval of licenses - Recommended by City Administrator Vogt.
1. Contractor's Licenses - 2 - New.
2. 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 - Application for exempt permit - Submitted by St. Francis Catholic School for a raffle to be held on May 22 at 817 Juniper Street - Approval of.
E. Minnesota Lawful Gambling - Premises Permit applications as submitted by Heartland Animal Rescue Team, 1113 Industrial Road, Brainerd, to conduct Lawful Gambling at the following locations: Blue Ox Bar of Brainerd, Downtown Liquor of Brainerd and Liquor Pigz of Brainerd - Approval of.
F. Deferred Assessment Applications - (See Personnel and Finance Committee Agenda No. 8).
G. Fire Department - Paid on-call Firefighters Joseph Enge, Joel Jacobson and David Read - Complete 1-Year probation effective Nov. 6.
5. Approval of bills and transfer of funds - Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.
6. Unfinished business.
A. Ordinance No. 1346 - Specialty Food Shops - Mayor Veto.
B. Public hearing - Final reading of Proposed Ordinance No. 1345 - An ordinance amending Section 520 of the Brainerd City Code pertaining to hunting regulations and the discharge of firearms - City Administrator Vogt recommends dispensing with the actual reading.
C. Public hearing - 2008-2009 Downtown Snow Removal Assessments.
D. First Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1347 - An ordinance amending section 1200.21 or the Brainerd City Code relating to On-Sale Liquor Zones and License Limitations - City Administrator Vogt recommends dispensing with the actual reading.
E. City Code Review - Right-of-Way Encroachments/Signs.
7. New business.
A. Set special meeting to review Fire Department issues.
8. Planning Commission.
A. First reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1348 - Rezoning the block bounded by South Fifth St., Laurel Street, South Fourth St. and Front St. from B-4 (General Commercial) District to B-3 (Central Business) District - Salvation Army Block.
B. Request by the Planning Commission to schedule a joint meeting on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Subdivision Ordinance and Zoning Map.
9. Public Forum. Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council. Time limits may be imposed.
A - Mayor
B - City Attorney
C - City Administrator
D - City Engineer
E - City Planner
F - Police Chief
G - Finance Director
11. Council Committee Reports.
A - Safety and Public Works Committee.
B - Personnel and Finance Committee.
C - Other committees.
12. Committee recommendations - Recommended by Mayor Wallin.
A - Mr. Mark O'Day, Public Utilities Commission - Term to expire Jan. 1, 2011.
13. Call for applicants.
A. Cable TV Advisory Committee - One term to expire Jan. 1, 2013.
Safety and Public Works Committee
Meets 5:15 p.m. Monday
City Council chambers
1. Rental Housing Licenses
A. Fee increase
B. Unregistered rentals
2. Wright Street Property Deed
3. Front Street Sidewalk Repairs
4. Buffalo Hills Lane update
5. Total Station quotes
6. Improvement 05-28 - Downtown Reconstruction - Punch List
7. 2009 Improvement Costs
8. 2010 Improvements Property Owner Lists
9. Improvement 09-11 - 2010 Construction - Survey Update
10. 1317 M Street - Garage Condemnation Quotes
11. Post office parking
12. 2009-2010 Downtown snow removal bids
13. Improvement 05-01 - College Drive Reconstruction - Assessment Methodology - Set public hearing for Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
14. Washington School Sod Issue
15. 407 North First St. Sidewalk Issue
16. Special assessment 1413 Fourteenth Ave. NE
17. Northtown Assessments - Set public hearing for Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
18. Set special Safety and Public Works committee meeting with ISD No. 181 Facilities Committee Regarding Improvement 05-01
17. Adjourn to special meeting on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers regarding ISD No. 181 Facilities Committee concerns on College Drive Project.Personnel and Finance Committee
Meets 6:15 p.m. Monday
Brainerd City Hall Conference Room
1. Approval of Bills and Transfer of Funds- Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.
2. Arena Equipment Analysis/Improvement Cost Breakdown.
3. Internal Controls Policy.
4. Police Department - Review Funds/Accounts - Discussion of.
5. 2010 Budget - Professional Development Accounts - Discussion of.
6. Fire Equipment Operator's Union (IAFF Local No. 4725) Contract Settlement.
7. Post-Issuance Compliance for Tax-Exempt Bonds and Build America Bonds Policy.
8. Deferred Assessment Applications.
9. Fire Department - Paid on-call firefighters Joseph Enge, Joel Jacobson and David Read - Complete 1-Year probation effective Nov. 6.
Baxter City Council
Meets 6 p.m. Monday for a budget work session
Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday
Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Dr. N., Baxter
1. Call meeting to order
2. Roll call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Public comments
Comments received from the public may be placed on a future meeting agenda for consideration.
5. 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. Approve council minutes of Nov. 2 and 5.
B. Payment of bills and approval of finance report.
C. Accept Utilities Commission minutes of Nov. 4.
1. Deny the non-user reduction request for 14664 Inglewood Drive based on past practice.
2. Direct staff to purchase Water Tower Site E from Navillus Land Company in the amount of $116,566 and that the City Council deal directly with the Steven Lastovich written request.
D. Accept Planning and Zoning Commission minutes of Nov. 10.
E. Accept ARC Special meeting minutes of Nov. 4.
F. Approve transfer of $11,000 from drug and alcohol funds to capital equipment fund to cover cost of two video systems for new squads.
G. Accept the $700 donation from the Vests for K9's program to the Baxter Police Department to be used towards the purchase of a K9 vest.
H. Approve the Baxter Lion's Club donation in the amount of $500 for the 2009 Lakes Country Triathlon sponsored by the City of Baxter.
I. Accept with regret the resignation of Joe Niklaus resignation from the Parks and Recreation Commission and direct staff to advertise for a replacement
J. Approve Duininck Brothers Final Payment Number 8 in the amount of $86,011.47 for the Excelsior Trail Bridge Project - SP 230-090-01, HPPH H188(002).
6. Pulled agenda items
7. Other business
A. Planning and Zoning actions
1. Approval of Olin addition Minor Subdivision per staff findings and conditions as modified by Planning and Zoning.
2. Adopt Ordinance No. 2009-17, An Ordinance clarifying accessory structure regulations and other miscellaneous changes per staff findings and as modified by Planning and Zoning.
B. Transfer of duties of Local Board of Appeal and Equalization to County
C. Request of Great River Energy for easement to construct and maintain an electric transmission line
8. Council comments
A. Jim Klein
B. Rob Moser
C. Todd Holman
D. Mark Cross
E. Darrel Olson
9. City Attorney's report
10. City Administrator's report
11. Adjourn to Nov. 30 Public Informational meeting for the Proposed 2010 Levy and Budget at 6:15 p.m.
Little Falls School Board
Meets 6 p.m. Monday
County Commissioners' Board Room, Morrison County Government Center
213 Southeast First Ave., Little Falls
1. Call to order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Approval of agenda
4. Public comments
5.1. Donation from Harold J. Doss
6. Consent Agenda
6.1.2. Request for unpaid leave of absence
6.2. Approval of prior meeting minutes.
6.3. Approval of ISD No. 482 Electronic Fund Transfers and report of cash receipts for September, 2009.
6.4 Presentation of bills for payment
6.5 Anonymous donation
6.6 Donation from Flyer Athletic Boosters (FAB)
6.7. Donation from Mike Perry
6.8. Donation from National Exchange Club
6.9. Gymnasium Lease Agreement with St. Francis Center
6.10. Donation from Conrad Schwinn
7. Reports from board members
8. Superintendent's report
9. Old or unfinished business
9. Request for Easement on Property near fairgrounds
9.2. Adoption of tuition rates
9.3. Resolution authorizing the return of a retiree to the District Health Insurance Plan
10. New business
10.1. Resolution for Minnesota State High School League Foundation Grant Application
10.2. Resolution ratifying the award of the sale, determining the form and details, authorizing the execution, delivery and registration and providing for the payment of $2,870,000 general obligation Capital Facilities Bonds, Series 2009B
10.3. Approval of MSBA Policy Updates
10.4. First reading of MSBA Policy Updates
10.5. 08-09 Fiscal Audit
10.6. EMLF Seniority List
10.7. First Quarter Budget Report
10.8. Approval of two new food service positions
10.9. Reduction of rental on leased property
10.10. NCLB District and School Improvement Plan Presentation
10.11. Permission to advertise for .5 FTE SLD teacher
Crow Wing County Committee of the Whole
Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday
County board room, third floor, historic courthouse, Brainerd
1. 9 a.m. - County Highway Engineer
1.1. County Ditch 13 update
2. 9:30 a.m. - Human Resource Director
3. 9:45 a.m. - Community Service Director
3.1. Veterans Service Office report
4. 10:30 a.m. - Land Services Director
4.1. Easement Policy Review
4.1.1. Potlatch update
4.1.2. Cabin Usage Issue
4.2. County Assessor's Office update
5. Other board activities - The following list includes Crow Wing County meetings that may be attended by one or more members of the Crow Wing County Board:
5.1. 3 p.m. Monday, Personnel Committee, Historic Courthouse, Administrator's conference room
5.2. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Historical Society Committee, Crow Wing County Museum
5.3. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Human Rights Commission, Central Lakes College
5.4. 9 a.m. Wednesday, Central Minnesota Community Corrections Executive Committee, Land Services Building, Central Minnesota Community Corrections Administration Office
5.5. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Department of Natural Resources Forum, Northland Arboretum
5.6. 5 p.m. Thursday, Tri-County Community Action, Brainerd
5.7. 5 p.m. Thursday, Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment, Historic Courthouse, County Board Room
5.8. 7 p.m. Thursday, Public Information Meeting (CSAH 20 from North Ahrens Hill Road to CSAH 49): Crow Wing County Highway Department
5.9. 8 a.m. Friday, Northern Pines Finance and Personnel Committee, Brainerd Office
5.10. 9 a.m. Friday, Mississippi Headwaters Board, Walker
Cass County Board of Commissioners
Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday
Land Department Meeting Room
218 Washburn Avenue East, Backus
1. 9 a.m. Call to order.
a. Pledge of Allegiance.
b. Approval of agenda for discussion. (Any requests to be heard not on the proposed agenda are considered for inclusion at this time).
2. 9:05 a.m. Robert Yochum - County Administrator.
a. Consent agenda.
b. Receive and file 2008 Audit Report - Larry Wolfe - Chief Financial Officer.
3. 9:10 a.m. Kevin Lee - Longville Ambulance District Subordinate Service District.
a. LASSD 3rd Quarter 2009 Report.
4. 9:20 a.m. Gail Leverson - Cass County Economic Development Commission.
a. EDC semi annual update.
5. 9:30 a.m. John Sumption, John Ringle - Environmental Services Department.
a. Authorize submission to BSWR Clean Water Legacy Grant applications.
b. Update on Shingobee Island Septic Maintenance Project.
6. 9:45 a.m. Dave Enblom -Highway Engineer.
a. Receive and file CSAH 165 (Whipholt Beach Road NW) parking options ballot results.
b. Approve letter of support to Representative James Oberstar and approve resolution request for High Priority Project funds for CSAH 8.
c. Wadena County - County Engineer services.
7. 10 a.m. Josh Stevenson - Land Commissioner.
a. Approve Nature Conservancy offer of 66.7 acres in Sect. 24, T139NR25W(Beulah Twp).
b. Receive and file 2008 Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council grant amendment on Potlatch land acquisitions.
8. 10:15 a.m. Sharon Anderson - Auditor-Treasurer.
a. Discuss classifying 2009 forfeitures as conservation or non-conservation.
b. Report on 2009 confessions of judgment.
c. Report on late/delinquent/forfeiture statistics.
d. 2009 legislation - one payment for tax amounts of $250.00, aggregate parcels <$250. option.
9. 10:30 a.m. Public Hearing on Capital Improvement Plan.
10. 11:30 a.m. Confirm upcoming meeting schedule.
a. Approve - Dec. 15 regular Commissioners Board Meeting beginning at 2:30 p.m. followed by the final adoption of 2010 Cass County budget and property tax levy beginning at 6 p.m. Commissioners Board Room, 1st Floor Courthouse Annex, Walker.
11. 11:35 a.m. Adjourn.
1. Approve Board minutes of Nov. 5.
2. Approve (Batch No. 1) Manual warrants dated Oct. 31 in the amount of $2,908,050.66.
3. Approve (Batch No. 2) Manual warrants dated Oct. 31 in the amount of $(3,960.)
4. Approve HHVS Auditor's warrants dated Oct. 30 in the amount of $105.
5. Approve Auditor warrants dated Nov. 5 in the amount of $267,117.90.
6. Approve HHVS Commissioner's warrants dated November 6, 2009 in the amount of $86,556.09.
7. Approve HHVS Auditor warrants dated Nov. 6 in the amount of $98,562.17.
8. Receive and file - Monthly budget reports.
9. Approve personnel actions.
10. Approve licenses - Tobacco, 3.2 Beer, Liquor, Gambling, etc.
11. Receive and file Cass County EDC October 2009 activity report.
12. Approve Commissioner Dowson as board representative and receive and file minutes of Nov. 3 (may be viewed during regular business hours at the Cass County Administrator's Office) Office of State Auditor exit conference.
13. Receive and file - Auditor-Treasurer's Interest Income Report for October, 2009.
14. Authorize use of 25 percent Fund county allocation in the amount of $1,375 for school forest project at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School- Bena School for 55 participants one day visit on Oct. 27 to Deep Portage Conservation Reserve, Hackensack.
15. Authorize use of 25 percent Fund county allocation in the amount of $3,100 for school forest project at Walker/Hackensack/Akeley Elementary School for 52 students and 10 adults participated in a two-day visit on Nov. 3-4 to Deep Portage Conservation Reserve, Hackensack.
16. Approve submission of the MPCA 2010 SWAG Grant in the amount of $436,008.50 (Lake and Stream Monitoring Program).
17. Receive and file Medical Examiner statistics from Jan. 1 through Sept. 30.
18. Receive and file - Notification from AMC that Cass, Crow Wing and Morrison Counties are the recipient of the 2009 AMC County Conservation Award (Camp Ripley ACUB Program).
19. Accept of the Crime Victim Services grant agreement (2010-CVS-00296) in the amount of $43,172 effective Oct. 1, 2009, through Sept. 30, 2010.
20. Approve South Country Health Alliance Access Transportation Amendment to the County Delegation Agreement with HHVS effective Jan. 1, 2010.
21. Approve continuation of Minnesota Department of Human Services Child and Teen Checkups Outreach contract with HHVS for $83,501, effective Jan. 1, 2010-Dec. 31, 2011.
22. Approve 33-foot road easement (#09-28-140-28-14) to Val and Joanne Bednarski in Govt. Lot 3, Sec. 28, Twp.140 R28W(Wabedo Twp.) for an appraised value of $3,082.
23. Authorize execution of Amendment No. 2 to Kimley-Horn and Associates - AGC Utility Improvement.
24. Approve pay request No. 7 for AGC Re-use Project to Young Excavating, Inc. in the amount of $118,750 (capital fund).
Nisswa City Council
Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday
Call to order
Pledge of Allegiance
Approve minutes of Oct. 21
Planning and Zoning
Park and Rec
Nisswa Chamber of Commerce
A. Certify Delinquent Sewer Accounts
B. Resolution for city to approve lot subdivisions prior to recording at Crow Wing County
C. Ordinance amendment: Section 8.3.H Formula Restaurants
B. Council members
Presentation of claims
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