City Council

Meetings


  • 7:30 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Monday of every month
  • City Hall Council Chambers
  • If the first or third Monday falls on a holiday on which City offices are closed, the meeting will be held on the next business day at the same time and location.

Agendas & Minutes


View current and previous agendas and minutes.

Any public requests that are to be on the agenda, need to be received by 4:30pm the Tuesday before a council meeting.

Please Note: The City Council Packet will now include the Safety and Public Works Committee packet and the Personnel & Finance Committee packet.

Members


Mr. Edwin L. Menk
Mayor
Term: 01/01/2017-12/31/2018
Phone: 218-829-7266
Mr. David Pritschet
Alderman Ward 1
Council President
Term: 01/01/2017-12/31/2020
Phone: 218-828-0809
Mr. Kevin H. Stunek
Alderman At Large
Personnel & Finance Committee Member
Term: 01/01/2017-12/31/2020
Phone: 218-839-1815
Mr. Kelly Bevans
Alderman Ward 2
Safety & Public Works Committee Chair
Term: 01/01/2015-12/31/2018
Phone: 218-821-9035
Ms. Sue Hilgart
Alderman At Large
Vice President of Council
Personnel & Finance Committee Member
Term: 01/01/2015-12/31/2018
Phone: 218-828-6345
Mr. Dave Badeaux
Alderman Ward 3
Safety & Public Works Committee Member
Term: 01/01/2017-12/31/2020
Phone: 218-330-8204
Ms. Janice M. Lambert
Alderman At Large
Safety & Public Works Committee Member
Term: 01/01/2017-12/31/2020
Phone: 218-828-0165
Mr. Gabe Johnson
Alderman Ward 4
Personnel & Finance Committee Chair
Term: 01/01/2015-12/31/2018
Phone: 218-831-3623

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Purpose

The governing body of the City. The Council shall have the management and control of all the finances and property of the City and of all the departments, shall have power and authority to make, enact, ordain, establish, publish, enforce, order, modify, amend, and repeal all such ordinances, resolutions, rules, by-laws, and regulations for the government and good order of the City, and shall have all other powers and authorities as set forth in the City Charter.



Council Membership


Seven members - one member for each of the four wards and three at-large members.



Qualifications to Serve

 

  • An eligible voter in the City of Brainerd
  • 21 years of age or more on assuming office
  • Resident of the election district for at least 30 days by election day
  • Have not filed for any other office at current election

Length of Term


4 years
 

Compensation


$550.00 per month - Council President and Committee Chairs receive an additional $50 per month