1. Administration & Finance

    The daily affairs of the City of Brainerd are administered through the City Administrator as the chief administrative officer of the City of Brainerd. The Finance Department is responsible for various accounting activities including the task of preparing the Comprehensive Annual Finance Report and the compilation and development of the Annual Budget for the City of Brainerd.

  2. Airport

    Access the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport and commission website.

  3. Building Department

    The Department of Building Safety is responsible for ensuring all construction taking place within the City of Brainerd meets all applicable building codes and standards.

  4. City Attorney

  5. Engineering Department

    The Engineering Department is mainly responsible for transportation and utility related issues.

  6. Fire Department

    The Brainerd Fire Department is a dedicated team of 36 firefighters and support staff that take great pride in providing fire and rescue services to the City of Brainerd, City of Baxter, and seven townships.

  7. IT / GIS

    Online Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Property Tax Information hosted by Crow Wing County.

  8. Library

    The Brainerd Public Library is a branch of the Kitchigami Regional Library System. Learn more about library hours, location, and services.

  9. Parks & Recreation

    The Parks and Recreation Department's mission is to serve Brainerd residents and visitors by offering high-quality, affordable recreational opportunities, and a clean, well-maintained park system.

  10. Planning Department

    The Planning Department is responsible for ensuring healthy and consistent growth throughout the community. It also develops long range goals for the development of the City.

  11. Police Department

    The Brainerd Police Department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for those needing police assistance.

  12. Public Utilities

    Access the Brainerd Public Utilities online resource.

  13. Transit

    View transportation services available in Brainerd.