Brainerd City Council
Meets 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
1. Call to order.
2. Administer oath of office.
James J. Dehen Jr. - Elected as 1st Ward alderman.
Gary R. Scheeler - Elected as 3rd Ward alderman.
Lucy R. Nesheim - Elected as alderman-at-large.
Robert E. "Bob" Olson - Elected as alderman-at-large.
3. Roll call.
4. Pledge of Allegiance.
5. Election of president and vice president of the council for 2001-2002.
6. Appointment of council committees.
7. Consent calendar - Items A through I - adoption of.
A. Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting held Dec. 18 as distributed.
B. Approval of 2001 licenses - Recommended by City Administrator Vogt.
1. Contractor licenses - 35 - Renewals.
C. Department reports.
1. Police department's report of activities distributed to mayor and council.
2. Fire chief's report of activities distributed to mayor and council.
D. State of Minnesota Gambling Control Board premises permit renewal application - Submitted by Minnesota Jaycees Charitable Foundation for Brainerd Mobil, 321 Washington St. - Adoption of a resolution for local government acknowledgment and approval.
E. Designation of Brainerd Daily Dispatch as official newspaper of 2001 - Required by Charter.
F. Reappointment of city officials pursuant to Charter - Approval of.
A. City engineer - Jeffrey Hulsether, P.E.
B. City building official - Timothy Caughey.
C. City attorney - Thomas A. Fitzpatrick.
G. Designation of financial institutions as depositories for 2001: Bremer Bank, Wells Fargo, Lakewood Bank, US Bank, 1st National Bank of Deerwood, Brainerd Savings and Loan Association, Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union, Liberty Savings Bank, People's National Bank, Dain Rauscher, US Bancorp Piper Jaffray, 4M Money Market, Salomon Smith Barney.
H. Appointment of Joe Swenson as assistant weed inspector - Approval of.
I. Approval of bills - Recommended by the Personnel and Finance Committee.
8. Presentation of years of service pins to city employees.
9. Third reading of proposed Ordinance No. 1115 - An ordinance amending Section 700.05 of the Brainerd City Code pertaining to hooking up to municipal utilities in the city of Brainerd.
10. Third reading of proposed Ordinance No. 1116 - An ordinance establishing Section 430 of the Brainerd City Code related to erosion control.
11. First reading of proposed Ordinance No. 1117 - An ordinance deleting Section 1305-21 of the Brainerd City Code and establishing Section 1345 of the Brainerd City Code related to excessive vehicle noise.
12. Youth Advisory Council report.
13. 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. City planner.
F. Fire chief.
G. Acting police chief.
H. Parks and recreation director.
15. Council committee reports.
A. Safety and Public Works Committee.
B. Personnel and Finance Committee.
C. Other committees.
16. New business.
A. Appointments - Recommended by Mayor Wallin.
1. Marty Johnson - Parks and Recreation board - Five-year term to expire Jan. 1, 2006.
2. Lucy Nesheim - Region 5 - To replace Goedker - Term to expire Feb. 11, 2002.
B. Call for applicants.
1. Transportation Committee - One vacancy - One-year term to expire Jan. 1, 2002.
2. Brainerd Public Library Board - One vacancy - Unexpired term to expire Jan. 1, 2004.
3. Charter Commission - Three vacancies - Appointment by District Court judge - Terms to expire Jan. 1, 2005.
Safety and Public Works Committee meets 7 p.m.
Personnel and Finance Committee meets 7 p.m.
Safety and Public Works Committee
Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday
1. 315 and 323 Fourth Ave. N.E.
2. Great River Road designation.
3. Excessive noise ordinance.
Personnel and Finance Committee
Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday
1. Street and Sewer Department vacancy - Recommendation from City Engineer Jeff Hulsether.
2. Revolving loan fund request - Mid America Molding Inc. - $37,500, 7 percent, five years - Recommended for approval by the EDA - Discussion of.
Crow Wing County Board
Meets 8:30 a.m. Tuesday
8:30 a.m. - Call to order.
1. Reorganization of county board.
2. Open forum.
3. Miscellaneous business.
a. Award bids, printing and publishing.
b. Resolution, closed meetings.
c. Additional business.
8:45 a.m. - Public hearing, Crow Wing County fee schedule.
9 a.m. - County board planning session, county highway department conference room.
Monday - New Year's Day, county offices closed.
Wednesday - 10 a.m. Brainerd-Crow Wing County Regional Airport Commission, airport.
3 p.m. Water Planning Advisory Committee, commissioners' room.
Cass County Board
Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday
Commissioners' board room, Walker
1. 9 a.m. Call to order.
a. Pledge of Allegiance.
b. Oaths of office by Judge John P. Smith.
1. Commissioners James Demgen and James Dowson.
c. 2001 board reorganization.
1. Election of vice chair.
2. Election of chair and seat the board in order of succession to chair.
d. Approval of regular meeting proposed agenda. (Any requests to be heard not on the proposed agenda are considered for inclusion at this time.)
2. 9:15 a.m. Robert Yochum - County administrator.
a. Consent agenda.
b. Award 2001 printing and publishing bids.
3. 9:30 a.m. Carol Lovro - Association of Minnesota Counties.
a. AMC strategic plan.
4. 10 a.m. Paul Fairbanks - Environmental services.
a. Jay Blake - Consultant, DSU - Highway 371 corridor plan update.
b. Authorize Wadena County Environmental Health agreement.
5. 10:20 a.m. Dave Enblom - Highway engineer.
a. Accept bid - Calcium chloride.
6. 10:30 a.m. Norm Moody - Land commissioner.
a. Receive and file year 2000 timber sale summary.
b. Receive and file retirement of Wildlife Manager Larry Olson, effective Jan. 31.
c. Authorize land acquisition offer (Thunder Lake Township).
7. 10:45 a.m. Robert Yochum - county administrator.
a. 2001 committee appointments.
b. Resolution establishing 2001 conduct of meetings - Business rules.
8. 11:15 a.m. Confirm meeting schedule.
a. Labor relations - Training seminar.
b. Joint meeting Crow Wing County.
c. Joint meeting HRA (February).
9. 11:30 a.m. Adjourn.
Brainerd School Board
Committee of the Whole
Meets 11:30 a.m. Thursday
1. Selection of long range planning support specialist.
2. Long range planning architectural support discussion.
3. Nisswa library update.
Brainerd School Board
Meets 12:30 p.m. Thursday
1. Roll call.
2. Nomination and election of:
B. Vice chair.
3. Designation of official depository.
4. Authorization of use of facsimile signatures.
5. Designation of official newspaper.
6. Setting of school board salaries.
7. Authorization of business manager to invest surplus funds.
8. School board policies - Readopt pending review.
9. Establish date, time and place of regular school board meetings for the year 2001.
10. Delegations, petitions, communications.
11. Approval of minutes of regular school board meeting Dec. 11.
12. Consent calendar.
Claims and accounts.
New certified staff.
Leaves of absence.
Diane McMullen - Food service - Effective Dec. 15.
New non-teaching employees.
Pam Dyson - Media technology specialist - 8 hr/day, 12 month - $36,000/year - Effective Dec. 28.
Julie Jordan - Teaching assistant, transportation - 4 hr/day, 9 month - $7.30/hr - Effective Dec. 18.
Sheila Kampa - Teaching assistant, MLC - 8 hr/day, 9 month - $7.90/hr - Effective Dec. 18.
Lisa Trout - Secretary, high school - Level B - 8 hr/day, 10 month - $1,675/month - Effective Dec. 8.
13. New business.
A. Revenue allocation.
B. Inter-school network provider.
C. Special education transportation.
1. Transportation policy addendum - First reading.
2. Special education bus aides recommendation.
A. Family Services Collaborative - Ruth Gmeinder.
B. Schools for Equity in Education - Janet Moran.
C. Superintendent's report.
D. Director of business services' report - Steve Dickinson.
Section B - Committee reports.
1. Building Committee.
2. Curriculum Committee.
3. Finance/Insurance Committee.
4. Legislative Committee.
5. Personnel Committee.
6. Student Activities Committee.
7. Committee of the Whole.
Breezy Point City Council
Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday
Administration of oaths.
Carrie Ruud, David Slipy, Diane Williams.
Call to order - Roll call/Quorum present.
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.
B. BLADC thank you.
C. League memo - Cities in the 21st century.
Open forum - Time for citizens to come before the council for the first time with concerns.
1. Planning commission/Board of adjustment.
a. Monthly report.
b. Resignation Slipy.
c. Appeal of Kuhn.
2. Road department.
a. 2001 road projects.
b. Resolution 2001-2004 ordering preparation of report on improvement - Project 1.
c. Resolution 2001-05 ordering preparation of report on improvement - Project 2.
d. Committee on Breezy Point Drive project.
3. Police department.
a. Monthly report.
b. Policy for criminal conduct on school buses.
4. Sewer department.
a. Wastewater plant evaluation.
a. Advertise position.
6. Parks and recreation department.
a. Parking lot land for ski trail - Lot 1, Block 19, Whitebirch Fifteen.
b. Resolution 2001-06 donation of Lots 48, 51, 52, 53, 85 Thirteenth Addition.
1. Resolution 2001-01 appointments.
2. Resolution 2001-02 EDA appointments.
3. Resolution 2001-03 PZ appointments.
Adourn. (This agenda is not exclusive. Other items may be discussed as deemed necessary.)
Baxter City Council
Meets 7 p.m. Tuesday
1. Call meeting to order.
2. Roll call.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Oath of office.
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. Approval of council minutes of Dec. 19.
B. Payment of bills and approval of Finance Report.
C. Accept Planning and Zoning Commission minutes of Dec. 12.
D. Accept Long Range Planning Commission minutes of Dec. 26.
E. Accept Utilities Commission minutes of Dec. 27.
1. Approve advertising for sealed bids on the Industrial Park Phase III project.
2. Accept the five-year plan for utility improvements as written in the November 2000 report and that a statement be added to each project that indicates the costs for each project are subject to change because of possible change in city policy and annual costs of inflation.
3. Approve the survey proposal from WSN for the Clearwater/Inglewood project not to exceed $9,500.
4. Approve the proposed engineering services for plans and specifications for the Fox/Forest project not to exceed $32,000.
5. Approve the proposed engineering services for plans and specifications for the Greenwood project not to exceed $25,000.
6. Approve the proposed engineering services for plans and specifications for the 371 North Frontage Road extension project not to exceed $65,900 and to further recommend that Menard's escrow the $65,900 up front with the city of Baxter.
7. Approve the proposed engineering services for plans and specification to refurbish lift station No. 2 at a cost not to exceed $16,950.
8. Approve construction observation services on the refurbishing of lift station No. 2 project as at estimated cost of $4,500.
9. Approve splitting the platting costs with Navillus Land Co. and that Birch Drive be platted with a 26-foot roadway and a 65-foot radius cul-de-sac bulb right-of-way and for Aspen Drive be platted with a 26-foot roadway and a hammerhead turn around cul-de-sac with a 66-foot right-of-way.
10. Approve platting the right-of-way for Excelsior Road from the intersection of Highway 371 to the east city limits at an estimated cost not to exceed $5,500.
11. Approve verifying the right-of-way mapping for Highway 371 and Highway 210 through the city at an estimated cost not to exceed $3,000.
12. Approve a utility rate increase of about 5 percent as outlined effective on the February 2001 billing.
6. Pulled agenda items.
7. Public comments.
8. Other business.
A. Zoning actions.
13. Approve the extension of the conditional use permit for borrow pits on Glory and Isle, Forest and Cypress.
14. Approve the rezoning from R-1 to R-2 for Block 1 and 2, Excelsior Place.
15. Approve the rezoning of Outlot A of Excelsior Place from R-1 to R-3.
B. Funding allocation for Geologic Atlas.
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 mayoral comments.
D. Darrel Olson - Planning and Zoning and other comments.
E. Barb Wells - Long Range Planning and other comments.
10. City attorney's report.
11. City administrator's report.
A. Non-union COLA.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.