City Council

Meetings


  • 7:30 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Monday of every month
  • City Hall Council Chambers
  • If the first or third Monday falls on a holiday on which City offices are closed, the meeting will be held on the next business day at the same time and location.

Agendas & Minutes


View current and previous agendas and minutes.

Please Note: The City Council Packet will now include the Safety and Public Works Committee packet and the Personnel & Finance Committee packet.

Members


  • Mayor Ed Menk
    Term expires, December 2016
    Email
    Phone: 218-829-7266
  • Alderman Chip Borkenhagen, Member at Large
    Term expires, December 2016
    Email
    Phone: 218-851-4843
  • Alderwoman Sue Hilgart, Member at Large
    Term expires, December 2018
    Email
    Phone: 218-828-6345
  • Alderwoman Mary Koep, Member at Large
    Term expires, December 2016
    Email
    Phone: 218-829-9793
  • Alderman David Pritschet, Ward 1
    Term expires, December 2016
    Email
    Phone: 218-828-0809
  • Alderman Kelly Bevans, Ward 2
    Term expires, December 2018
     Email
    Phone: 218-821-9035
  • Alderman Gary Scheeler, Ward 3
    Term expires, December 2016
    Email
    Phone:218-825-1957
  • Alderman Gabe Johnson, Ward 4
    Term expires, December 2018
    Email
    Phone: 218-831-3623

Purpose


The governing body of the City. The Council shall have the management and control of all the finances and property of the City and of all the departments, shall have power and authority to make, enact, ordain, establish, publish, enforce, order, modify, amend, and repeal all such ordinances, resolutions, rules, by-laws, and regulations for the government and good order of the City, and shall have all other powers and authorities as set forth in the City Charter.

Council Membership


Seven members - one member for each of the four wards and three at-large members.

Qualifications to Serve


  • An eligible voter in the City of Brainerd
  • 21 years of age or more on assuming office
  • Resident of the election district for at least 30 days by election day
  • Have not filed for any other office at current election

Length of Term


4 years

Compensation


$550.00 per month - Council President and Committee Chairs receive an additional $50 per month