CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Brainerd, Minnesota
May 6, 2019
7:30 P.M.
Brainerd City Hall
Council Chambers


1.

Call to Order - 7:30 PM

2.

Roll Call

  ___ D. Badeaux ___ S. Hilgart ___ J. Lambert ___ K. Stunek

 ___ D. Pritschet ___ K. Bevans ___ 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 April 15, 2019
2. Special Council Meeting Held on April 29, 2019

B.

Approval of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 2 New; 3 - Renewals

C.

Department Activity Reports

1. City Administrator Report
2. Fire Chief
3. Parks Director
D.

Minnesota Lawful Gambling - Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the Brainerd Elks Lodge #615 to Conduct Off-Site Gambling on May 8, 2019 at the Brainerd National Guard Armory, 1115 Wright St., Brainerd

E.

Minnesota Lawful Gambling Premises Permit Application - Adopt a Resolution to Allow Lawful Gambling by Baxter Snowmobile Club at The Skillet Restaurant LLC, 121-123 Washington St., Brainerd

F.

New Garbage Hauler License Application - Submitted by Pequot Lakes Sanitation, LTD., PO Box 639 Pequot Lakes, MN

G.

Nicole Torrence to Administrative Specialist 2 - Payroll/HR Position Effective May 7, 2019 at Step 4 of Wage Grid - Approval of

H.

Promotion of Elaine Kraemer to Administrative Specialist 2 - Global (Fire Department) Position Effective May 7, 2019 at Step 5 of Wage Grid - Approval of

I.

Promotion of Laurie Johnson to Administrative Specialist 2 - Global (Community Development Department) Position Effective May 7, 2019 at Step 5 of Wage Grid - Approval of

J.

Temporary On-Sale Beer License - Submitted by Qing for Communities; Hosted by VFW #1647 for an Event to be Held May 18, 2019 at Tanner Motors Parking Lot, 620 W. Washington St., Brainerd

K.

Tobacco License Application - Submitted by Suzanne Milton, on behalf of Limos Etc., Inc., dba Risky Business, 326 Washington St., Brainerd - Contingent Upon Police Chief Approval

6.

Public Hearing and Resolution - Improvement 16-09 and Improvement 19-07 - Buffalo Hills Lane and Mississippi Drive Reconstruction Project Improvement Hearing

7.

Council Committee Reports

A.

Personnel and Finance Committee - 6:30 P.M.

Documents:
  1. 2019-05-06_PF.pdf
1.

Approval of Bills

2.

League of MN Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT) Premium Renewal '19-'20

3.

Brainerd Community Action - Community 4th of July Celebration Donation Request

4.

Wage Adjustments for Police Chief, Deputy Police Chief and City Engineer

5.

Request to Hire Community Service Officer (CSO)

6.

One Year Probation Period; Rosier

7.

Software Recommendation

Documents:
  1. Software.pdf
8.

Council Meeting Broadcasting/Streaming Update


9.

City-Wide Spring Cleanup Discussion

10.

City Prosecutor Discussion

11.

Resolution Accepting Donation of Land for Meadows Park

12.

NJMS Phelps Loan Subordination

B.

Safety and Public Works Committee -7:00 PM

Documents:
  1. 20190506_SPW.pdf
1.

Event/Street Closure Application - Annual 4th of July Celebration

2.

Event/Street Closure Application - Memorial Day Parade

3.

Improvement 17-06, 17-07, and 18-05 - H Street and 10th Avenue NE Reconstruction Project and Sidewalk Improvements Bid Results and Award Recommendation

4.

Improvement 17-08 - Garfield Safe Routes to School Bid Results and Award Recommendation

5.

Improvement 17-10 Testing Services

6.

Improvement 19-03 - 2019 Seal Coat Project Authorization to Solicit Bids

7.

Resolutions and Discussion - Wetland Conservation Act Administration

8.

Unfinished Business

A.

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.

Set Council Workshop Date

Documents:
  1. Workshop.pdf
10.

Planning Commission

A.

Variance Request - 214 2nd Ave. NE, Brainerd - Accessory Structure

B.

Variance Request - 701 7th St NW, Brainerd - Nonconforming Structure

C.

Zoning Code Uses Matrix Discussion

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.

Adjourn

      

Note: Safety and Public Works Committee will meet at 7:00 p.m.
Personnel and Finance Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m.

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"