CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Brainerd, Minnesota
September 7th, 2021 
7:30 P.M.
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1.

Call to Order - 7:30 PM

2.

Roll Call

  ___ K. Stunek ___ G. Johnson  ___ D. Pritschet  ___ T. Stenglein


 ___ T. Erickson ___ M. O'Day ___  K. Bevans  ___ Mayor Badeaux

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 Bills

B.

Approval of Minutes

Regular City Council Meeting August 16th, 2021

City Council Budget Workshop August 30th, 2021

C.

Approval of Licenses

Contractor Licenses- 4

D.

Department Activity Reports

1. Fire Chief Report

2. City Engineer/ Interim Public Works Director Report

3. Human Resources Director Report

4. Community Development Director Report

E.

Retirement of K9 Keno and Authorize Sale of Asset.

F.

Mississippi Landing Trailhead Grant Agreement

G.

Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application to Conduct Excluded Bingo- Submitted by St. Andrew's Church of Brainerd, 1108 Willow St, Brainerd- Bingo Events to be held at St. Andrew's on November 20,2021.

H.

Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application for Exempt Permit- Submitted by the Brainerd Jaycee's for an Event to be held on September 18,2021 at Intersection of East River Road and Laurel St, Brainerd, MN.

6.

Community Member of the Month

Tom Swanson

7.

Council Committee Reports

A.

Personnel and Finance Committee 7:15 p.m.

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Documents:
  1. 9-7 PF Agenda.pdf
1.

Accept the Resignation of CSO Andrew Thielke Effective August 12, 2021 and Request to Hire

2.

Authorize Hiring Nick Karsnia as Community Service Officer

3.

Approve Hiring Alexander Korte as Police Records Management Technician - Effective September 15, 2021 at Step 4 ($24.38 per hour)

4.

Approval of 2022 Sourcewell Health Insurance Rates - Recommended by the Employee Insurance Committee

5.

Authorize Switching to VSP for Vision Insurance Effective January 1, 2022.

6.

2022 HRA Levy Request Discussion

B.

Safety and Public Works Committee -7:00 P.M.

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Documents:
  1. 9-7 SPW Agenda.pdf
1.

Approve Event/Street Closure Application - Brainerd Fire Department Open House

2.

Approve Event/Street Closure Application - ECFE Touch-a-Truck Event

3.

Approve Event/Street Closure Application - Flapjack Festival

4.

Approve Event/Street Closure Application - Here for Good Market

5.

Approve Event/Street Closure Application - DDBC Spooktacular Event

6.

Approve Improvement 21-03 Final Pay Application

7.

Discuss Quiet Zone/Whistle Free City

Documents:
  1. Quiet Zones.pdf
8.

Unfinished Business

A.

Public Hearing - Proposed Street Vacation - SW 7th Street South of Ethel Street

B.

Call For Applicants - Informational

(Applications Available on the City's Website)(http://www.ci.brainerd.mn.us/)


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

Cable TV Advisory Committee - 1 term (Expire 2021) - 2 terms (Expire 2022)

Charter Commission - 1 term (Expire 2022)

Housing Redevelopment Authority- 1 term (Expire 2022)

Rental Dwelling License Board of Appeals - 3 terms (Expire 2022)

Transportation- 1 term (Expire 2022)

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

Economic Development Authority (EDA) - 2 term (Expire 2027) - 1 term (Expire 2026)

Council President Recommended: (terms to expire 12/31 of said year)
Police & Fire Civil Service Commission - 1 term (Expire 2023)

Ad Hoc Committees - Applicants Needed

Water Tower Committee - Two positions available

9.

New Business

A.

Authorize Plaque for Babe the Ox

Documents:
  1. Babe the Ox.pdf
B.

Final Plat - Lots 1 through 17, Block 1, Northtown First Addition

10.

Public Forum

Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council - Time limits may be imposed
11.

Staff Reports

(Verbal:  Any Updates since Packet)

12.

Mayor's Report

13.

Council Member Reports

14.

Adjourn

      

Personnel & Finance Committee will meet at 7:15 P.M.
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MISSION
 "Provide high quality, cost effective public services and leadership in creating
 a sustainable city"