CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Brainerd, Minnesota
January 7, 2019
7:30 P.M.
Brainerd City Hall
Council Chambers


1.

Call to Order - 7:30 PM

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Administer Oath of Office

Edwin L. Menk - Mayor
Kelly Bevans - Alderman, Ward 2
Gabe Johnson - Alderman, Ward 4
Sue Hilgart - Alderman, At Large
4.

Roll Call

 ___ K. Bevans ___ D. Badeaux ___ G. Johnson ___ S. Hilgart

___ J. Lambert ___ K. Stunek ___ D. Pritschet ___ Mayor Menk
5.

Presentations

A.

Annual Report from The Center

B.

Annual Report from Northland Arboretum

6.

Election of President and Vice President of the Council for 2019-2020

7.

Approval of Agenda - Voice Vote

8.

Consent Calendar

NOTICE TO PUBLIC - all matters listed are considered routine by the Council and will all be enacted by one (1) 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 be ADOPTED BY ROLL CALL
A.

Approval of Minutes

1. Regular Meeting Held on December 17, 2018
B.

Approval of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 2 New - 49 - Renewals

C.

Department Activity Reports

  1. Mayor's Report
  2. Fire Chief
  3. Parks Director
D.

Appointment of City Officials Pursuant to City Charter - 2019/2020 Term

1.  City Engineering - Paul Sandy, P.E.
2.  City Attorney - Joseph J. Langel
E.

Designation of Brainerd Dispatch as Official Newspaper for Calendar Year 2019 Pursuant to City Charter; and to Authorize Signature on Contract with Dispatch

Documents:
  1. Dispatch.pdf
F.

Designation of Financial Institutions as Depositories for 2019 Pursuant to City Charter

G.

Resolution Approving Signature Authorization for 2019 Capital Projects for the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

H.

Approval of Bills (2018 Year End & January 7, 2019) and Transfers of Funds

General Fund to Airport Fund per Budget
$ 155,500
General Fund to Mayor Contingency Fund per Budget
$     2,500
General Fund to IT Capital Fund per Budget
$   20,000
Public Safety Fund to Fire Capital Fund per Budget
$   57,000
Public Safety Fund to Debt Service Fund per Budget
$   75,967

           

I.

(Added Item)Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application for Exempt Permit - Submitted by Brainerd Lakes Chapter of Muskies, Inc., 9143 Lone Pine Rd, Brainerd for an Event to be Held on February 16, 2019 at the Brainerd National Guard Armory, 1115 Wright Street, Brainerd

9.

Unfinished Business

A.

Call For Applicants - Informational

(Applications Available in Council Chambers or at the City's Website)(http://www.ci.brainerd.mn.us/)

PLEASE NOTE: THIS INCLUDES ANY EXPIRING TERMS UP FOR REAPPOINTMENT - ALL CURRENT MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO REAPPLY

Mayor Recommended: (all terms expire on 12/31 of said year)

Cable TV Advisory Committee - 2 terms (Expire 2021)
Charter Commission - 1 term (Expire 2021) - 1 term (Expire 2022)
Transportation Advisory Committee - 1 term (Expire 2019) 1 terms (Expire 2020)
Rental Dwelling Board of Appeals - 2 terms (see below) - (Expire 2020)
    1.     Tenant Representative (1)
    2.     General Public Representative (1)
   

Council President Recommended: (all terms expire 12/31/ of said year)

Planning Commission - 2 terms (Expire 2021)

10.

New Business

A.

Agreement for Professional Services - NW 4th Street Reconstruction

B.

Community Service Officer Resignation & Request to Hire

C.

Congressman Stauber Office Space Rental Agreement

D.

Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center Easement Agreement

E.

(Added Item)Wage Resolution for Department Heads and non-union Supervisors

F.

(Added Item) Police Officer Resignation and Request to Hire

11.

Public Forum

Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council - Time limits may be imposed
12.

Staff Reports


(Verbal:  Any Updates since Packet)
13.

Council Member Reports

14.

Motion to Closed Session Pursuant to M.S. 13D.03 to Discuss Labor Negotiation Strategy

15.

Adjourn

      

Note: No Safety and Public Works Committee Meeting tonight.
No Personnel and Finance Committee Meeting tonight.

ANY INDIVIDUAL NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS,
PLEASE CALL 828-2307
Visit the City's Website (ci.brainerd.mn.us)

MISSION 
"Provide high quality, cost effective public services and leadership in creating
a sustainable city"