CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Brainerd, Minnesota
November 1st, 2021 
7:30 P.M.
The public is invited to attend the meeting in person or
by calling in as shown below.
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1.

Call to Order - 7:30 PM

2.

Roll Call

     ___ G. Johnson   ___ D. Pritschet   ___ T. Stenglein___ T. Erickson 


  ___ M. O'Day ___ K. Stunek ___  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 October 18th, 2021

City Council Workshop- Parking Commission Discussion October 25th, 2021

C.

Approval of Bills and Transfers of Funds

 

Parking Lot Fund to Streets Fund – Downtown Snow Removal Costs

$21,551.90

Parking Lot Fund to Construction Fund – Downtown Special Services

1,584.30

Construction Fund to Streets Fund per budgeted amount (mechanic position)

91,000.00

Storm Sewer Fund to Recycling Fund per budgeted amount

1,500.00





D.

Approval of Licenses

Contractor Licenses- 1

E.

Department Activity Reports

1. Fire Chief Report

2. City Engineer/ Public Works Director Report

3. HR Director Report

6.

Council Committee Reports

A.

Safety and Public Works Committee - 7:15 p.m.

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Documents:
  1. 11-1 SPW Agenda.pdf
1.

Approve State Park Road Account Grant Application Submission for Lum Park Road

2.

Approve Final Pay Estimate - Improvement 21-01 - 2021 Seal Coat Project

B.

Personnel and Finance Committee 7:00 p.m.

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Documents:
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1.

Discussion on Cable TV Channel (PEG) Implementation

2.

Accept Resignation of Community Service Officer Cole Thoma

3.

Approval of 2022-2024 LELS (Police Officer) Union Contract Terms and Wages

4.

Consider Dissolving the Police & Fire Civil Service Commission

5.

Approval of Updated Pay Equity Points as Recommended by Consultant

Documents:
  1. Pay Equity.pdf
6.

Approve HR Assistant Job Description and Pay Equity Points

Documents:
  1. HR Assistant.pdf
7.

Approval of Deferment of Assessments

8.

2022 Budget and Levy - Set Workshop

Documents:
  1. Budget Workshop.pdf
7.

Unfinished Business

A.

Adopt Ordinance 1520- An Ordinance Amending the City Charter

B.

Resolution - Adopting Contested Assessments - Downtown Special Services, Downtown Snow Removal, and 2021 Nuisance Abatement

C.

Resolution - Adopting Contested Assessments - Improvement 20-06 - SE Brainerd Resurfacing Project

D.

Resolution - Adopting Assessments - Additional 2021 Nuisance Abatement

E.

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) - 1 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

8.

New Business

A.

First Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1521 - Amending Section 515-63 to Allow Warming Shelters as Interim Use

9.

Public Forum

Time allocated for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to the attention of the Council - Time limits may be imposed
10.

Staff Reports

(Verbal:  Any Updates since Packet)

11.

Mayor's Report

12.

Council Member Reports

13.

Adjourn to City Council Workshop- Zoning Code (Commercial Standards) and Continued Market Study Discussion on November 8th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers

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

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Visit the City's Website at www.ci.brainerd.mn.us

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