CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Brainerd, Minnesota
August 5, 2019
7:30 P.M.
Brainerd City Hall
Council Chambers


1.

Call to Order - 7:30 PM

2.

Roll Call

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

 ___ K. Bevans ___ D. Badeaux ___ 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 July 15, 2019
2. Workshop Minutes Held on July 22, 2019



B.

Approval of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 1 New; 4 - Renewals

C.

Department Activity Reports

1. Fire Chief
2. Parks Director

D.

Accept Retirement of Laurie Johnson (Administrative Specialist 2 - Community Development Department) - Effective August 31, 2019.

E.

Request to Hire Daniel Diethert as Street Maintenance I Effective August 6, 2019

6.

Community Member of the Month

7.

Presentations

A.

Riverfront Committee Presentation

8.

Council Committee Reports

A.

Safety and Public Works Committee - 7:15 P.M.

Documents:
  1. 20190805_SPW.pdf
1.

Emergency Storm Sewer Repair - Informational

2.

Improvement 16-09 (SAP 108-136-004) and 19-07 - Buffalo Hills Lane and Mississippi Drive Reconstruction Project - Testing Services

3.

Event Application - Farmer's Market on Laurel

4.

Event Application - Project Rainbow Block Party

5.

Event and Alley Closure Application - Opening Art Reception with Music

B.

Personnel and Finance Committee - 6:45 P.M.

Documents:
  1. 2019-08-05_PF.pdf
1.

Approval of Bills

2.

Fire Department Relief Association - Annual Report

3.

Resignation of Firefighter Teckemeyer

4.

Police Staff Out of State Travel and Training

5.

Community Development Director Chanski - Completion of Probationary Period

6.

Zoning Specialist/Permit Technician Position

7.

Performance Review Process/Training - Needs Discussion

a.

Revised Statement of Work - Sicora Consulting

Documents:
  1. Revised .pdf
8.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Memorial Park Redesign

9.

Minnesota State Investment Fund - One-Time Exception

10.

2018 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Report Summary - Informational

9.

Unfinished Business

A.

Committee Recommendations - Recommended by Mayor Menk

     Yvette Campbell - Economic Development Authority (EDA)  
1.

Yvette Campbell

Documents:
  1. Campbell.pdf
B.

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: (terms to 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)

Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire 09/07 of said year)

Economic Development Authority (EDA) - 1 term (Expire 2020) pending - 1 term (Expire 2021)

10.

New Business

A.

First Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1499 - An Ordinance Enacting Local Sales and Use Tax

a. City Administrator Torstenson Recommends Dispensing with the Actual Reading (Unanimous Voice Vote)
b. Hold the First Reading of Proposed Ordinance (Voice Vote)
B.

Resignation of Council Member Hilgart

C.

Clarification on River-To-Rail Economic Incentives

D.

Welcoming Communities

11.

Planning Commission

A.

First Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1498 - An Ordinance to Rezone Property at 701 7th St., NW From a B-4 to an R-1

a. City Administrator Torstenson Recommends Dispensing with the Actual Reading (Unanimous Voice Vote)
b. Hold the First Reading of Proposed Ordinance (Voice Vote)
12.

Public Forum

Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council - Time limits may be imposed
13.

Staff Reports


(Verbal:  Any Updates since Packet)
A.

(Added Item) Washington Street Survey

Documents:
  1. Washington St.pdf
14.

Council Member Reports

15.

Adjourn Into Closed Session Pursuant To MN Statutes 13D.05, Subd. 3(a), to Conduct the City Administrator Performance Review

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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PLEASE CALL 828-2307
Visit the City's Website (ci.brainerd.mn.us)

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a sustainable city"