Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday
1. Call to order
2. Roll call
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Consent calendar (Notice to Public) - All matters listed are considered routine by the council and will all be enacted by one (1) 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. 3 and the special meeting held on Nov. 5 as distributed.
B. Approval of 2003 licenses - Recommended by City Administrator Vogt.
Contractor's licenses -3-New
-Hanson's Plumbing and Heating
310 11th St. N.W.
Wadena, MN 56482
-Thein Well Co.
P.O. Box 429
Clara City, MN 56222
-Service West Corp.
21612 County Road 3
Merrifield, MN 56465
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. City office hours on Christmas Eve - Close at 2 p.m. - approval of.
E. MN Lawful Gambling Application for exempt permit - Submitted by Brainerd Bowling Association for raffles to be held Nov. 18, 19 and 20, Dec. 16, 17 and 18 and March 23, 24 and 25 at Jack's House, 300 Highway 25 N.E. - Approve with no waiting period - Approval of.
F. MN Lawful Gambling Application for exempt permit - Submitted by Mid-Minnesota Builder's Association for raffle to be held March 28 at the Brainerd Area Civic Center, 502 Jackson St. - Approval of.
G. MN Lawful Gambling Application for exempt permit - Submitted by St. Francis Catholic School for a raffle to be held May 28 at St. Francis Catholic School, 817Juniper St. -Approve with no waiting period - Approval of.
H. Transfer of funds-Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.
General Fund to Public Safety Fund, $200,000.
General Fund to Street and Sewer Fund, $50,000.
General Fund to Park Fund, $38,850.
General Fund to Airport Fund, $11,150.
I. Approval of bills - Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.
5. Unfinished business
A. CenterPoint Energy Minnegasco - Trail connection grant funding - Discussion of.
B. Public hearing - Improvement No. 02-11-Sidewalk reconstruction - Consider adoption of a resolution setting final assessment.
C. Public hearing - Third reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1210 - An ordinance pertaining to senior housing - City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with the actual reading.
D. Public hearing - Third reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1211 - An ordinance pertaining to post frame structures - City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with the actual reading.
E. Highway 18/25 project engineering fees -Discussion of.
F. 2003 bond issue - Providing the issuance and sale of $1,075,000 General Obligation Improvement Bonds, Series 2003B - Consider adoption of resolution.
G. Continuing disclosure and/or arbitrage rebate requirements relating to $1,075,000 G.O. Improvement Bonds, Series 2003B.
H. Committee meeting television schedule - Discussion of.
I. Public facilities project - Fire department equipment - Discussion of.
J. Hazardous building removal - James Payne - Status of.
6. New business
A. Crime prevention/Public awareness report - Police Chief Bolduc.
B. Skate board park presentation - Discussion of.
C. First reading - Proposed ordinance No. 1212 - An ordinance pertaining to open off-street parking spaces and off-street parking for private residential usage; Establishing off-premises surface parking lots as a conditional use in the R-1, R-2 and R-4 zoning districts; and listing a set of requirements of off-street parking lots - City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with the actual reading.
D. First reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1213 - An ordinance creating Section 515.06 relating to removal of residential structures in residential districts - City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with the actual reading.
E. First reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1214 - An ordinance amending Section 1320 regulating the parking of commercial vehicles in residential districts - City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with he actual reading.
F. First reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1215 - An ordinance pertaining to zoning for River Vista Development - City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with the actual reading.
G. First reading - Proposed ordinance No. 1216 - An ordinance pertaining to zoning for the state land property - City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense with the actual reading.
H. First reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1217 - An ordinance amending Section 2010.10 relating to nuisances - City Administrator Vogt recommends to dispense 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. Police chief
F. Finance director
9. Council committee reports
A. Safety and Public Works Committee
B. Personnel and Finance Committee
C. Other committees
10. Call for applicants
A. Library board - Term to expire 1/1/04
11. Adjourn to Wednesday 6:30 p.m. - Twisted Roses liquor license sanction.
Safety and Public Works Committee
Meets 5:15 p.m. Monday
1. Rental housing registrations
2. Improvement No. 01-13, Riverside Drive, escrow agreement
3. Assessment hearing - Improvement No. 02-11, sidewalk reconstruction - Adoption of resolution ordering assessment
4. 2003-2004 downtown snow removal bids
5. Wright Street extension
6. Improvement project updates
7. Manhole reconstruction - Improvement No. 01-03
8. Ordinance related to removal of residential structures
9. Parking commission
A. Ordinance regulating the parking of commercial vehicles in residential districts.
B. Lease parking
10. Planning commission
A. Variance at 1504 Mary St.
B. Zone change - state hospital land
C. Resolution defining completed zoning application
D. Rezoning of River Vista property
E. Ordinance amending 2010 nuisances
Personnel and Finance Committee
Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday
1. Gold Medal Arena heater proposals - Discussion of
2. Request to waive special assessments - County HRA - Discussion of
3. Arena supervisor
4. Proposed 2004 budget
5. Parking ticket appeals
A. Floyd Ashburn #075159
B. Dena DeBoer #074587
C. Heather Gangestad #074408
D. Doug Hetland #075077
E. Farrah Isle #075087
F. Brandon Johnson
G. Jessica Kodada #075089
H. Kathy Moore #075192
I. Kim Oscarson #073964
J. Robin Paulson #075219
K. Gary Peterson #075185
L. Steve Saba #075167
M. Ken Stack #075175
N. Ronnie Wells #075421
O. Wade and Michelle Zelinske #075137
Brainerd City Council
Meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
1. Call to order
2. Liquor license sanction-Twisted Roses Bar
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; otherwise, the following items will be passed in one motion:
A. Approval of council minutes of Nov. 3
B. Payment of bills and approval of finance report
C. Accept Utilities Commission minutes of Nov. 5
1. Approve the variance request for Ron Johnson of 192 Michelle Circle contingent on the condition that an agreement is signed agreeing to hook to city sewer in the spring of 2004.
2. Approve the sale of the .31 acres of parcel 17 to Mr. Dondelinger at the purchase price of $28,956.34.
3. Approve the Craguns Nature Learning Trail Business Park Developers Agreement and Audubon Way Street and Utility Improvements.
4. Approve a building permit be issued to Mr. Holbrook to construct a new office facility with no occupancy to be allowed until city services are available.
5. Accept temporary maintenance of Jasper Heights Road and accept the roadway in the spring when any erosion problems are known and to allow a reduction in the Letter of Credit to the amount of $10,000.
6. Approve not accepting Ironwood Meadows roadway since city specifications listed were not met.
7. Direct City Attorney Person to proceed with legal action to proceed to re-coup cost of fixing Ironwood Meadows roadway.
8. Uphold decision that utility bill fees stand as billed for 2301 Excelsior Road since this is the landowner's responsibility.
9. Accept the Benshoof and Associates Roadway Plan for the South Commercial Area in the estimated amount of $9,800.
10. Approve Change Order No. 3 to S.J. Louis Construction Co. for the 2003 Knollwood Drive Extension, Bronson Road/Michelle Circle and Excelsior Road improvements.
11. Approve Change Order No. 4 to S. J. Louis Construction Co. for the 2003 Knollwood Drive Extension, Bronson Road/Michelle Circle and Excelsior Road improvements.
12. Approve Partial Payment No. 6 to S. J. Louis Construction in the amount of $798,168.34 for the 2003 Knollwood Drive Extension, Bronson Road/Michelle Circle and Excelsior Road improvement projects.
13. Approve Partial Payment No. 3 to Larson Excavating Contractors Inc. in the amount of $112,644.62 for the 2003 Berrywood Drive extension improvement project.
14. Approve Partial Payment No. 1 to Anderson Brothers Construction in the amount of $210,395.53 for the 2003 Clearwater Road commercial roadway improvements.
15. Approve Final Payment No. 4 to Anderson Brothers Construction in the amount of $10,287.11 for the Edgewood Drive roadway extension project.
16. Approve Partial Payment No. 1 to Randy Kramer Excavating inc. in the amount of $151,507.48 for the 2003 Knollwood Drive and Conservation Drive improvement project.
17. Approve Final Pay Estimate No. 3 to Anderson Brother's Construction for the 2002 Mill and Inlay Project in the adjusted amount of $16,912.73.
18. Deny the preliminary plat of Pinehurst Estates as per Utilities Commission recommendation.
19. Approve the preliminary/final plat for Cypress South contingent on conditions listed.
D. Accept Personnel and Police Commission minutes of Nov. 5
1. Approve commission policies and procedures as submitted.
E. Accept Planning and Zoning Commission minutes of Nov. 13.
F. Approve extending Bitterroot Plat
G. Accept $800 donation for police equipment.
5. Pulled agenda items
6. Other business
A. Bond sale-Adopt resolutions
B. Adequate facilities ordinance
C. Grand Oaks Townhouse project Presentation
D. Doug Grout, Brainerd Housing and Redevelopment Authority for Brainerd/Baxter Housing Partnership
E. Potlatch AUAR
F. Planning and zoning actions
1. Approve the Conditional Use Permit/Planned Unit Development for Kentucky Fried Chicken with conditions
2. Approve the Minor Subdivision Final Plat of the First Addition to Cypress South
3. Approve the Conditional Use Permit/Planned Unit Development of Cypress Apartments with conditions
4. Approve the Ordinance Amendment to Title 1-10-4 regarding Planning and Zoning fees
G. 2004 proposed department fee schedules
H. Budget discussion
7. Public Comments
9. Council comments
A. Mark Cross-Industrial and Economic Development and other comments
B. Rosemary Franzen-Parks and Recreation and other comments
C. Gary Muehlhausen-Utilities, Personnel and police and other mayoral comments
D. Darrel Olson-planning and Zoning and other comments
E. Barb Wells-Long Range Planning and other comments
10. City attorney
11. Staff reports
Nisswa City Council
Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday
Call to order
Pledge of Allegiance
approve minutes of Oct. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 12
A. Police chief
B. Fire chief
C. Park director
D. Municipal store manager
E. City attorney
F. City engineer
A. Approve planning and zoning administrator
B. Certify delinquent sewer accounts to county auditor
A. Animal control contract
B. Camp Lincoln Road
B. Council members
Presentation of claims
Pillager School Board
Meets 7 p.m. Monday
I. Call to order
II. Consider additions/deletions/acceptance of the agenda
III. Visitors' comments
IV. Consider consent agenda
A. Minutes of Oct. 20 meeting
B. Minutes of Nov. 6 special meeting
C. Monthly cash flow, including investments
D. Monthly bills paid
V. Special reports with possible action
1. Review short budget update
2. Consider interagency agreement
1. Freshwater Education District report
1. Consider acceptance of Policy 514 -- Early entrance to kindergarten
2. Second reading policies 529 and 709
3. Vote on MREA candidates
1. Consider purchase of two vans
VI. Special reports
A. Secondary principal
B. Elementary principal
C. Superintendent's report
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