CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Brainerd, Minnesota
January 4, 2021
7:30 P.M.
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1.

Call to Order - 7:30 PM

2.

Administer Oath of Office

  • Dave Badeaux - Mayor
  • Dave Pritschet - Alderman, Ward 1
  • Tiffany Stenglein - Alderman, Ward 3
  • Tad Erickson - Alderman, At Large
  • Mike O'Day - Alderman, At Large
  • Kevin Stunek - Alderman, At Large

3.

Roll Call

    ___ D. Pritschet  ___ K. Bevans  ___ T. Stenglein  ___ T. Erickson

    ___ M. O'Day ___ K. Stunek ___ G. Johnson  ___ Mayor Badeaux
4.

Presentations

A.

Tower Award Presentations to Retiring Employees Park Director Tony Sailer & Police Chief Corky McQuiston

5.

Election of President and Vice President of the Council for 2021-2022

6.

Approval of Agenda - Voice Vote

7.

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 (2020 Year End & January 4, 2021) and Transfers of Funds


General Fund to Airport Fund per Budget $155,500
General Fund to Mayor Contingency Fund per Budget 2,500
General Fund to IT Capital Fund per Budget 20,000
Public Safety Fund to Fire Capital Fund per Budget 188,310
Public Safety Fund to Debt Service Fund per Budget 148,727
Public Safety Fund to Capital Fund per Budget 65,000
B.

Approval of Minutes

1. Regular Meeting Held on December 21, 2020

C.

Approval of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 22

D.

Department Activity Reports

1. Fire Chief

E.

Appointment of City Officials Pursuant to City Charter -2021/2022 Term

1.  City Engineer - Paul Sandy, P.E
2.  City Building Official - Darrin Deseth
3.  City Attorney - Joseph J. Langel

F.

Police Dept. Biennial Body Camera Audit Report

Documents:
  1. PD Body Camera.pdf
G.

Designation of Brainerd Dispatch as Official Newspaper for Calendar Year 2021 Pursuant to City Charter; and Authorize Signature on Contract with the Dispatch

Documents:
  1. Dispatch.pdf
H.

Designation of Finance Institutions as Depositories for 2021 Pursuant to City Charter

I.

Adoption of a Resolution Approving Signature Authorization for 2021 Capital Projects for the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

J.

Approval of Off-Sale Liquor License - Submitted by the American Legion Post #255, 708 Front St., Brainerd - Contingent Upon Fire Department Approval

8.

Unfinished Business

A.

Call For Applicants - Informational

(Applications Available on the City's Website)(http://www.ci.brainerd.mn.us/)
PLEASE NOTE: THIS INCLUDES ANY EXPIRING TERMS UP FOR REAPPOINTMENT - ALL CURRENT MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO REAPPLY

Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire 12/31 of said year)
Cable TV Advisory Committee - 1 term (Expire 2021) - 1 term (Expire 2022)
Charter Commission - 2 terms (Expire 2024)
Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) - 1 term (Expire 2025)
Park Board - 1 term (Expire 2025)
Public Utilities Commission - 1 term (Expire 2025)
Rental Dwelling License Board of Appeals - 5 terms (Expire 2022)
Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) - 3 terms (Expire 2022)

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.

Ratification of Hiring Police Officer Brandon Anderson


B.

Authorize Promotion of James Kramvik to Assistant Planner


C.

Authorize Promotion of Marvin Bush to Street Maintenance III


D.

Update On Police Chief Hiring


E.

Appointment of Acting Police Chief


F.

Accept Resignation of Community Service Officer (CSO) Masen Barton


Documents:
  1. CSO Resignation.pdf
G.

Planning Commission Terms

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.

Closed Session Pursuant to MN Statutes, 13D.05, Subd. 3(b) for Attorney-Client Privilege to Discuss Tom's Backhoe Service, Inc. v. City of Brainerd Pending Litigation

15.

Adjourn to Closed Session Pursuant to MN Statute 13D.03 to Discuss Labor Negotiations Strategy

Personnel & Finance Committee will not be meeting tonight.

Safety & Public Works Committee will not be meeting tonight.

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

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