Meets 7:30 p.m. Monday
City hall council chambers
1. Call to order
2. Roll call
3. Pledge of allegiance
4. Consent calendar
A. Approval of minutes of the special meeting held Nov. 13 and the regular meeting Nov. 18, as distributed.
B. Approval of 2003 licenses -- Recommended by City Administrator Vogt
C. Department reports
a. Mayor's report of activities distributed to council
b. Fire chief's report of activities distributed to mayor and council
c. Park and recreation director's report of activities distributed to mayor and council
D. Second hearing -- Proposed Ordinance No. 1181 -- An ordinance amending Section 305 of the Brainerd City Code regarding boards and commission for the city of Brainerd -- (Amend to allow airport name change)
E. Sandra Anderson -- Police records management clerk -- Complete 6-month employment probation -- Advance to step "C" of the salary administration plan -- $14.99 per hour (95 percent of rate) -- Effective Nov. 20 -- Recommended by Police Chief Bolduc
F. Elaine Kraemer -- Administration secretary -- Advance to step "C" of the salary administration plan -- $16.01 per hour (95 percent of rate) -- Effective Nov. 26 -- Recommended by City Administrator Vogt
G. Set 2003 pay rates for temporary/seasonal positions in the Parks and Recreation Department -- Recommended by park board
H. Approval of bills -- Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee
5. Unfinished business:
A. Award the sale of $1,205,000 G.O. improvement bonds, Series 2002B -- Adopt resolution
B. Public hearing continuance -- Vacation of a portion of William Street -- Requested by BNSF and ISD 181 -- Consider adoption of a resolution
C. Public facility project
a. Contractor payment request -- Discussion of
b. Change order request No. 1 -- Police department
c. Change order request No. 2 -- Police department
D. Piehl property -- Purchase assistance agreement
6. New business:
A. Public hearing -- Street vacation requested by St. Joseph's Medical Center (portion of Ivy Street lying between North Second Street and North Third Street.
7. Public forum. Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the council.
A -- Mayor
B -- City attorney
C -- City administrator
D -- City engineer
E -- City planner/community development coordinator
F -- Fire chief
9. Council committee reports
A. Personnel and Finance Committee
B. Safety and Public Works Committee
C. Other committees
10. Committee appointment -- Approval of -- Recommended by Mayor Wallin
A. Erik Bonde -- Transportation committee -- 1-year term -- 01/01/03 to 01/01/04.
11. Committee appointment -- Approval of -- Recommended by council president Nesheim
A. Robert Miller -- Police and Fire Civil Service Commission -- 3-year term -- 01/01/03 to 01/01/06.
12. Committee resignation -- Approval of -- Recommended by Mayor Wallin
A. Deb Kummet -- Park and Recreation Board -- Effective 1/1/03.
13. Call for applicants
A. Parking Commission -- Term to expire 01/01/05
B. Cable Advisory Committee -- 3-year term -- 01/01/03 to 01/01/06
C. Park and Recreation Board -- 5-year term -- 01/01/03 to 01/01/08
14. Adjournment to Dec. 9 -- Truth in taxation hearing -- 7 p.m.
NOTE: Personnel and Finance Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Safety and Public Works Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m.
Personnel and Finance Committee
Meets 7 p.m. Monday
Brainerd City Hall
1. Award the sale of $1,205,000 G.O. improvement bonds, Series 2002B -- Adopt resolution
2. Public facility project
A. Contractor payment request -- Discussion of
B. Change order request No. 1 -- Police department
C. Change order request No. 2 -- Police department
3. Pre-paid legal services -- Discussion of
4. Sandra Anderson -- Police records management clerk -- Complete 6-month employment probation -- Advance to step "C" of the salary administration plan -- $14.99 per hour (95 percent of rate) -- Effective Nov. 20 -- Recommended by Police Chief Bolduc
5. Elaine Kraemer -- Administration secretary -- Advance to step "C" of the salary administration plan -- $16.01 per hour (95 percent of rate) -- Effective Nov. 26 -- Recommended by City Administrator Vogt
Safety and Public
Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday
City Council Chambers
6:30-6:35 p.m. 1. Parking on 400 block of North Second Street
6:35-6:40 p.m. 2. Stop sign request for intersection of Eighth Avenue and L Street Northeast
6:40-6:45 p.m. 3. Brainerd Oaks feasibility report to be distributed -- Adoption of resolution receiving report, ordering improvement and preparation of plans
6:45-6:50 p.m. 4. Request from Bruce Isebrand
6:50-7 p.m. 5. Street vacations
7-7:05 p.m. 6. Request from David Yde
7:05-7:10 p.m. 7. Parking ordinance for blocking sidewalks
7:10-7:15 p.m. 8. Drainage correction cost
7:15-7:20 p.m. 9. Ellingson addition building permits (discussion of)
7:20-7:25 p.m. 10. Imp. 98-4 Liquidated damages (discussion of)
7:25-7:30 p.m. 11. Planning Commission
A. Parking commission issue
B. Variance at 1004 -- 13th Street Southeast (Erickson Greenhouse)
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
A. Approval of council and workshop minutes of Nov. 19 and 25
B. Payment of bills and approval of finance report
C. Accept utilities commission minutes of Nov. 26
a. Schedule a joint workshop with city council, utilities commission and the industrial park commission to discuss the Cypress Drive extension and to let Tom Fitzpatrick state Dondelinger's position and problems with the road project as currently related to the Chevrolet dealership.
b. Accept the Fairview Road West of Conservation Drive, final feasibility report.
c. Approve partial payment No. 1 to Pratt's Affordable Excavating in the amount of $29,155.70 for the Kentwood Stormwater Project Phase 1, contingent on the city engineer checking to make sure that the holding pond was excavated as per the plan drawings (both elevation and square footage).
d. Approve the proposal for engineering services from WSN for the Forestview Middle School -- Sanitary sewer and water master plan at an amount not to exceed $9,800 with funding coming from SAC funds.
e. Deny the request for a reduction due to the fact that this is not past practice of the city to reimburse sewer charges when the water actually entered the sewer and further recommends the homeowner notify Ecowater Systems and their insurance agent for possible reimbursement of the water and sewer bill.
D. Accept parks and recreation commission minutes of Nov. 25
E. Accept long range planning commission minutes of Nov. 26
a. City annex the parcels as presented and amended on the map dated Nov. 18; but that the council not take formal action to begin annexation until a public informational meeting had been conducted with the affected property owners.
F. Approve amending legal description of TIF District 6, Clearwater Estates to Lots 3, 4, 5 and 6, Block 3, JMS Baxter Estates to be consistent with the TIF District map in the original TIF plan.
G. Approve HART service contract
H. Adopt and/or implement fee changes to GIS maps, planning and zoning fee schedule and building code fee schedule for 2003
5. Pulled agenda items
6. Other business
A. Lodging tax management
B. Local option sales tax
C. Stormwater enterprise fund
D. Lakes area senior center contribution
7. Public comments
9. Council comments
A. Mark Cross -- Parks and recreation and other comments
B. Mary Marana -- Industrial and economic development and other comments
C. Gary Muehlhausen -- Utilities, personnel and police and other mayor comments
D. Darrel Olson -- Planning and zoning and other comments
E. Barb Wells -- Long range planning and other comments
10. City attorney
11. City administrator report
Crow Wing County meetings
Wednesday -- 8:30 a.m., Pine River Watershed Protection Foundation, Pine River; 10 a.m., Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission, Airport.
Thursday -- 2 p.m., proposals due for construction manager service, county auditor's office; 3:15 p.m., Extension Committee, Service Building Meeting Room 1; 5:15 p.m., Board of Adjustment, Welton Hall in Elks Club building; 7 p.m., public hearing, truth in taxation, Service Building Meeting Room 1.
Dec. 8 -- 7 p.m., Minnesota Rural Counties Caucus Board of Directors meeting, Duluth.
Dec. 9 -- 1 p.m., Minnesota Counties Insurance Trust annual meeting, Duluth.
Dec. 9-11 -- Association of Minnesota Counties annual conference, Duluth.
Cass County Board
Meets 2 p.m. Thursday
Cass County Courthouse
1. 2 p.m. -- Call to order
A. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Approval of agenda
2. 2:05 p.m. -- Robert Yochum, administrator
A. Consent agenda
B. Personnel committee report
C. Regional jail report
3. 2:45 p.m. Bruce Chaffee -- Weed and seed grant program report
4. 3 p.m. Public hearing Class B land exchange Joe and Retta Freemen (public land Turtle Lake Township to private land -- Trelipe and Ponto Lake townships)
5. 3:05 p.m. Norm Moody, Land commissioner
A. Authorize signature of 7 County Club Trail agreements
B. Receive and file October timber auction results
C. ATV enforcement program
D. Forest management plan update
E. Highway 371 (near transfer station) trade status
F. Former Arvig building purchase
6. 3:30 p.m. Second reading public hearing -- Subdivision ordinance
7. 4 p.m. Request to be heard -- WHO senior transportation project
8. 4:15 p.m. Steve Kuha, assessor
A. Approve abatements
B. Summary of truth in taxation notices
9. 4:30 p.m. Confirm upcoming meeting schedule
A. Re-establish dates for 2003 Cass County retreat, Deep Portage Conservation Reserve, Hackensack
10. 4:35 p.m. Adjourn until 6 p.m.
11. 6 p.m. Truth in taxation hearing
12. 6:30 p.m. Adjourn
Pillager School Board
Meets 7 p.m. Wednesday
1. Call to order
2. Consider additions/deletions/acceptance of agenda
3. Presentation of FY02 budget
4. Presentation of 2003 school levy information
5. Audience comments and questions
Little Falls School Board
4:30 p.m. -- Work session
7 p.m. Truth in taxation
Performing Arts Center
7:30 p.m. -- Business
Performing Arts Center
Work session -- 4:30 p.m.
1. Reclassification Committee recommendation -- Referral to board of education personnel committee, action
2. Beverage/vending services award, action
3. Proposed agreement with McNeil Environmental, Inc., for ergonomics audit, non-action
4. Class size/enrollment update, information only
5. Mid-State Education District update, information only
6. Internet acceptable use policy No. 524 update, information only
7. FALC academic eligibility recommendation update, information only
8. World Strides, information only
9. Purchase of guided reading materials/Leveled readers, information only
Truth in taxation hearing -- 7 p.m.
Business meeting -- 7:30 p.m.
1. Call to order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Approve agenda
4. Public comments
5. Action items
A. Reclassification committee recommendation -- Referral to board of education personnel committee
B. Beverage/vending services award
6. Non-action items
A. Proposed agreement with McNeil Environmental, Inc. for ergonomics audit
7. Information items
A. Class size/enrollment update
B. Mid-State Education District update
C. Internet acceptable use policy No. 524 update
D. FALC academic eligibility recommendation update
E. World Strides
F. Purchase of guided reading materials/leveled readers
8. Consent agenda
c. Leave request
B. Approval of minutes
9. Reports from board members
10. Superintendent's report
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