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See you at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6

City Hall, 501 Laurel Street, Brainerd, Council Chambers

The public is invited to attend these meetings in person.

Assist by phone City Council: 1-844-992-4726; Access code to the meeting: 2491 479 2059

Attend by phone: Personnel and Finance Committee, 7 p.m. 1-844-992-4726; Meeting access code: 2492 537 0825

Attend by phone Safety and Public Works Committee, 7:15 p.m. 1-844-992-4726; Meeting access code: 2485 543 1347

The meeting is also televised on CTC Cable Channel 8 and streamed live on YouTube: www.youtube.com/CityOfBrainerdMN

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Oath of Allegiance

4. Approval of the agenda

5. Consent Schedule

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC – all matters listed are considered routine by the Board and will all be carried by one (1) motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless good cause is demonstrated prior to the time Council votes on the motion to CARRIED BY ROLL CALL.

A. Approval of invoices

B. Approval of the minutes

C. Regular meeting of the municipal council of August 15, 2022

D. Approval of Licenses

E. Department activity reports

F. Ratify the hiring of Nicholas Moser for the position of BPU Worker effective August 29, 2022 in Stage 2

6. Board committee reports

A. Personnel and Finance Committee

1. Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding with the IBEW Administrative Support Union for the position of Acting Transit Coordinator

2. Ratify the promotion of TJ Lokhorst to Street Maintenance Position I

3. Retired Police Squad Elimination

4. Ratify the hiring of a police officer hiring Nicholas Karsnia and the request to hire a CSO

5. Consider approving a Request for Proposals for Classification and Compensation Study

6. Discussion on 2023 audit fees

7. Authorization to Apply for the League of Minnesota Cities Trust (LMCIT) Loan Program for Extraordinary Expenses

8. Pass a resolution declaring the intention to reimburse certain expenses from the proceeds of the tax-exempt bonds

9. Pass the resolution to end the evaluation agreement

A. Safety and Public Works Committee

1. Event/Street Closure Request – Brainerd Fire Department Open House

2. Event / Street Closure Request – Marathon de Saint-François

3. Approve Temporary Construction Easement – Historic Water Tower Project

4. Approve electrical/mechanical installations at Street & Parks building

5. Guidance on Open Code Application Cases

7. Unfinished Business

A. First Reading – Draft Ordinance 1536 – Amending Chapters 1 and 2 of the Brainerd Town Charter

B. First Reading – Draft Ordinance 1537 – Amendment to Chapter 3 of the Brainerd Town Charter

C. First Reading – Draft Ordinance 1538 – Amendment to Chapter 5 of the Brainerd Town Charter

D. Call for applications – Informational

(Application information at www.ci.brainerd.mn.us/boards/)

Recommended by the mayor: (terms expire 12/31 of said year)

Cable Television Advisory Committee – 2 terms (expires 2022) – 1 term (expires 2024)

Charter Commission – 1 term (expires 2022) – 1 term (2025)

Rental Housing Licensing Appeal Board – 2 terms (expires 2022)

Recommended by the mayor: (terms expire on 09/07 of said year)

Economic Development Authority (EDA) – 1 term (expires 2022) 1 term (expires 2026)

Recommended Chairman of the Board: (terms expire on 31/12 of the said year)

Airport Commission — 1 term (expires 2024)

Planning Commission — 1 term (expires in 2023)

Ad hoc committees – Candidates sought

Water Tower Fundraising Committee – 1 position

8. New Business

A. Call for Public Hearing for Removal of Library Board Member

B. Consider a Resolution Dissolving the Cable Television Advisory Board

C. Consider a conditional use permit for an ice machine at 1202 S 6th Street

D. Consider conditional use permit for residential installation at 2501 Greenwood Street

9. Public forum

Time allowed for citizens to bring matters not on the agenda to Council’s attention – Deadlines may be imposed

10. Staff reports

(Verbal: all updates from the package)

11. Mayor’s report

12. Board member reports

13. Adjournment in Camera Pursuant to MN Bylaw 13D.03 to Discuss Labor Bargaining Strategy

14. Postponement of the employee appreciation event on September 14 at Lum Park

See you at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6

Baxter Town Hall, 13190 Memorywood Drive, Baxter

Baxter City Council will meet in business at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the 2023 budget and the Mississippi River Overlook master plan

CALL TO ORDER

CALL

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS

ADDITIONS OR MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENTS – Comments received from the public may be placed on the agenda of a future meeting for consideration.

CONSENT AGENDA – The following items are considered non-controversial by staff and are recommended to be read and passed in one motion. Any council member, staff member, citizen or participant in a meeting may request that one or more items be removed from the consent agenda and the item will be removed and dealt with immediately upon adoption of the order. the day of consent; otherwise, the following will pass in one motion:

1. Approve the minutes of the municipal council working session of August 16, 2022

2. Approve the minutes of the municipal council of August 16, 2022

3. Approve payment of invoices and financial report (Addendum A)

4. Adopt Order 2022-012 and Summary Order 2022-013 approving amendments to the Electrical Order

5. Approve pickleball nets and fencing at Loren Thompson Park for $5,894.98

6. Approve changes to the city’s hunting map for the 2022 season

7. Accept the minutes of the Parks and Trails Commission meeting of August 22, 2022

8. Approve the minutes of the Long Range Planning Commission meeting of August 22, 2022

9. Approve Easement Agreement for Lot 1, Block 1, Central Lakes Crossing Second Addition

10. Approve the city administrator to renew the Heartland Animal Rescue Team (HART) contract

11. Approve the purchase of land as a royalty, drainage and utility easement and temporary easement for the 2022 Foley Road, Isle Drive and Forthun Road Improvement Project for the parcel 40070660

12. Approve TH 210 Layout No. 1A Copy No. 1 from 0.26 Miles West of Timberwood Drive to Baxter Drive (SP 1805-81)

13. Authorize Abdo Financial Solutions to issue a tender for integrated local government software and implementation services

14. Approve agreements between Minnesota State College and universities, Central Lakes College and the City of Baxter for student-supervised pre-internship training

WITHDRAWN AGENDA ITEMS

OTHER BUSINESS

15. Committee recommendations on future connection charges

BOARD COMMENTS

16. Connie Lyscio

17. Zach Tabatt

18. John Ward

19. Mark the Cross

20. Darrell Olson

MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

21. Closed Session Under Minnesota Law 13D.3, Labor Negotiations

ADJOURN

Morrison County Board of Commissioners

Meets at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6

Government Center, Little Falls

1. Call to order by the President

2. OATH OF ALLEGIANCE

3. ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA

4. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION

4.1 Retirement

5. APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT SCHEDULE

5.1 Approve county council minutes 8.23

5.2 Approval of mandates

5.3 Approve an exempt permit for the MN Deer Hunter Association to hold a raffle

5.4 Approve the grant to design a new taxi lane for additional hanger space at

Little Falls/Morrison County Airport

5.5 Approve IT cybersecurity subscription renewal

6. DECLARATION OF SUICIDE AWARENESS MONTH

7. REPORT ON HEALTH AND PERSONAL SERVICES

8. GROUND SERVICES

9. PUBLIC WORKS

10. ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

11. COMMITTEE REPORTS/UPCOMING CALENDAR

12. ADJOURNMENT

Crow Wing County Committee Meeting Schedule

The following list includes Crow Wing County meetings that may be attended by one or more members of Crow Wing County Council:

Monday, September 5, Labor Day, county offices closed

Meets 9 a.m. Thursday, September 8, Budget Committee, Historic Courthouse, County Council Chambers/Teams (218-302-1725, 193123307#)

Crow Wing County Budget Committee

Meets at 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 8

County Council Chamber / Teams

ENTER IN PERSON OR THROUGH MICROSOFT TEAMS (CALL 218-302-1725, CONFERENCE ID: 193 123 307#)

1. Land Services Budget Amendment

2. Update of the financial situation

3. Additional business

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