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City Calendar | Meetings and Events

Brainerd Fire Department Open House for local public officials - Wednesday, March 25 from 4 to 7 pm

Request for Downtown Brainerd Streetscape Landscaping & Maintenance Services Quote - RFQ | Landscaping Plans - Submittal Deadline March 31, 2015 at 4:30 pm.

Road Restrictions for the Central Frost Zone go into effect March 12, 2015

Road Restrictions on City of Brainerd Street
MNDOT - Road Restrictions on MNDOT Highways
Crow Wing County - Road Restrictions on Crow Wing County Highways

2015 Construction Projects
  • Seymour Stream Restoration - bid request closes 4/7 at 11:00am - submitted to Crow Wing Soil Water Conservation District Administrator
    Request Plans

Storm Water Utility Fee Update - February 2015

South 6th Street Reconstruction from Hwy 210 (Washington St) to Joseph St. This project is scheduled for 2017.

Police Auction
    Auction #1329786 - 1997 Ford Ranger XLT, 2WD, 5-Speed
    Ends: 2pm Wednesday March 25, 2015

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Employment Opportunities

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Committee Application Forms (pdf)
City Regulations All Residents Should Know - Pools, Fences, Sheds, Etc. (pdf)

Recreational Fire Regulations (pdf)

Hunting Regulations in the City (pdf) | Permit Application (pdf)

City of Brainerd
Strategic Plan 2013 (pdf)
Video of Meeting

Images of America: Brainerd
Recently published book about Brainerd history

Crow Wing County
Yellow Ribbon Community


Historical Walk Downtown Brainerd
Historical Walk

Guide Book and Videos

Winter Photos of
Historic Water Tower

Zoning Map | Zoning Ordinance | Subdivision / Platting Ordinance

About Brainerd

Brainerd is a city of 13,590 (2010 census) located along the Mississippi River in central Minnesota. Brainerd is the county seat of Crow Wing County. The City of Baxter borders Brainerd to the west.



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