CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Brainerd, Minnesota
April 1, 2019
7:30 P.M.
Brainerd City Hall
Council Chambers


1.

Call to Order - 7:30 PM

2.

Roll Call

 ___ K. Bevans ___ D. Badeaux ___ S. Hilgart ____ J. Lambert

 ___ K. Stunek ____ D. Pritschet ___ G. Johnson ___ Mayor Menk
3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Approval of Agenda - Voice Vote

5.

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 March 18, 2019

B.

Approval of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 1 New; 4 - Renewals

C.

Department Activity Reports

1. Fire Chief
2. Parks Director
D.

Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application to Conduct Excluded Bingo - Submitted by Lumberjacks and Jills Club, 324 Washington St. NE, Brainerd. Bingo Events to be Held at the Brainerd American Legion Post 255, 708 Front St., Brainerd on April 10, 2019 and November 13, 2019

E.

Temporary Beer License Application - Submitted by Brainerd Eagles Club #287, 124 Front St., for an Event to be Held April 27, 2019 at Memorial Park, 1700 Mill Ave. - Contingent Upon Police Chief Approval

F.

Transit Young Children Rider Policy Revision

6.

Presentations

A.

Camp Ripley Annual Update

1.

2019 Camp Ripley Community Brief

7.

Council Committee Reports

A.

Safety and Public Works Committee -7:15 PM

Documents:
  1. 20190401_SPW.pdf
1.

Transit Service Window Reduction

2.

Resolution - Receiving Feasibility Report and Calling for Public Hearing on Improvement - Improvement 16-09 and 19-07

3.

Resolution - Consolidating Certain Improvement Projects

B.

Personnel and Finance Committee - 7:00 P.M.

Documents:
  1. 20190401_PF.pdf
1.

Approval of Bills

2.

Fire Department Purchase of New Aerial Apparatus

3.

Union Contract Settlements

a.

Union Contract Settlement

4.

City-Wide Cleanup Discussion

8.

Unfinished Business

A.

Final Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1492 - An Ordinance Amending City Code Sections 1010, 1015, 425 and 421 - City Administrator Torstenson Recommends to Dispense with the Actual Reading

a. Hold Public Hearing
b. Consider Testimony and Alternatives
c. Hold Final Reading of Ordinance (Voice Vote)
d. Adopt Ordinance (Roll Call)
B.

Committee Recommendations - Recommended by Mayor Menk

  • Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Robert Owens
  • Rental Dwelling Board of Appeals - Erica Bjelland
    • General Public Representative
  • Rental Dwelling Board of Appeals - Shannon Fortune
    • Residential Rental Housing Advocate Representative
C.

Call For Applicants - Informational

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


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 2020) 

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

Planning Commission - 2 terms (Expire 2021)

9.

New Business

A.

Public Hearing and Resolution - Request to Vacate a Portion of 16th Street SE from Oak Street to Norwood Street

a. Hold Public Hearing
b. Consider Testimony and Alternatives
c. Adopt Resolution (Roll Call)
B.

Public Hearing and Resolution - Request to Vacate a Portion of Pine Street between S 5th Street and S 6th Street

a. Hold Public Hearing
b. Consider Testimony and Alternatives
c. Adopt Resolution (Roll Call)
C.

Public Hearing and Resolution - Request to Vacate the Westerly 2/3 of the East/West Alley between Oak Street and Norwood Street between 16th Street SE and 17th Street SE

a. Hold Public Hearing
b. Consider Testimony and Alternatives
c. Adopt Resolution (Roll Call)
10.

Planning Commission

A.

Six Month Waiting Period Waiver - 214 2nd Ave NE Variance

B.

First Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1493 - An Ordinance to Rezone Property at 940 and 944 - 28th Street SE and Unaddressed Property on 28th Street from R-1 to R-2

940 and 944 - 28th Street - PIN 09143000005E009
Unaddressed Property - PIN 09143000005H009
  • Rezoning requested from an R-1 Single Family Residential District to an R-2 Medium Density Residential District
C.

First Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1494 - An Ordinance to Rezone Property at 1601 and 1609 Oak Street and Neighboring Parcels from B-2 to an R-2

1601 Oak St. - PIN 09181016007B009
Neighboring Parcel - PIN 09181016008B009
1609 Oak St. - PIN 09181016009Z009
Neighboring Parcel - PIN 09181016008A009
  • Rezoning requested from a B-2 Neighborhood Business District to an R-2 Medium Density Residential District

 


D.

Conditional Use Permit Request - Laine Larson, Superintendent of ISD#181 on Behalf of Brainerd Public Schools

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.

Closed Session Pursuant Minnesota Statute 13D.05 Subd. 3(c)(3) to Develop or Consider Offers or Counteroffers for the Purchase or Sale of Property at 1006 Washington Street

15.

Motion To Closed Session Pursuant to MN Statutes 13D.03 To Discuss Labor Negotiation Strategy

16.

Adjourn

      

Note: Safety and Public Works Committee will meet at 7:15 p.m.
Personnel and Finance Committee will meet at 7:00 p.m.

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