CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Brainerd, Minnesota
TUESDAY February 16, 2021
7:30 P.M.
For the safety of our staff and residents, the public is invited to attend
the meeting by calling in as shown below. 
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Meetings are also live-streamed to the City of Brainerd YouTube channel.



1.

Call to Order - 7:30 PM

2.

Roll Call

    ___ D. Pritschet   ___ T. Stenglein  ___ T. Erickson ___ M. O'Day

    ___ K. Stunek ___ G. Johnson ___ 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

1. Regular Meeting Held on February 1, 2021

C.

Approval of Licenses

Contractor Licenses - 4
D.

Department Activity Reports

1. Police Chief
2. Finance Director

E.

Approval of City Administrator 2020 Performance Review Summary and Successful Completion of Probationary Period

Documents:
  1. CA Review.pdf
F.

Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application for Exempt Permit - Submitted by the Mule Deer Foundation, 1939 S 4130 W Suite H, Salt Lake City, UT 84104 for an Event to be Held on April 23, 2021 at the Brainerd American Legion, 708 Front St. Brainerd - Approval Of

6.

Community Member of the Month

  • The Brainerd Jaycees
Documents:
  1. Brd Jaycees.pdf
7.

Council Committee Reports

A.

Personnel and Finance Committee - 6:45 P.M.

WebEx Teleconference Information
  • Call Toll-Free: 844-992-4726
  • Access Code: 187 897 2094
Documents:
  1. 20210216_PF.pdf
1.

Consider Wage Grid Step Placement Request from Glen Holst - Street Maintenance III

Documents:
  1. Holst Wage Step.pdf
2.

Consider Wage Grid Step Placement Request from Marvin Bush - Street Maintenance III

Documents:
  1. Bush Wage Step.pdf
3.

Request Approval of Lease Agreement with Office of Congressman Pete Stauber

4.

Consider Tentative Agreement for IBEW Administrative Support 2021-2022 Union Contract Terms

Documents:
  1. IBEW Admin.pdf
5.

Clarification Regarding Employee Policy Manual Step Advancement for New Hires

6.

Update on Acting Police Chief Examination Process

7.

Adopt Resolution Declaring the Official Intent to Reimburse Certain Expenditures from Proceeds of Bonds to be Issued by the City - Ground Storage Tank Project

8.

Consideration of Crow Wing Historical Society Donation Request

B.

Safety and Public Works Committee - 6:30 P.M.

WebEx Teleconference Information
  • Call Toll-Free: 844-992-4726
  • Access Code: 187 506 5843
Documents:
  1. 20210216_SPW.pdf
1.

Request to Authorize Improvement 21-01 and 21-05 - 2021 Seal Coat Project Competitive Bidding

2.

Update on Highway 25 Bridge Replacement Aesthetics Treatments

3.

Update on Improvement Project 19-02 - 2022 Cuyuna Lakes State Trail Construction

4.

Request to Approve Geotechnical Services Agreement with Braun Intertec for Improvement 19-02 - Cuyuna Lakes State Trail Construction

5.

Affirm Competitive Bidding for Street and Sewer Addition Project

8.

Unfinished Business

A.

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 2022)
Charter Commission - 2 terms (Expire 2024)
Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) - 1 term (Expire 2025)
Rental Dwelling License Board of Appeals - 3 terms (Expire 2022)
Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) - 2 terms (Expire 2022)

Mayor Recommended: (terms to expire 09/07 of said year)
Economic Development Authority (EDA) - 1 term (Expire 2025) - 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.

Consideration of Appeal - 705 19th St SE Rental License Administrative Decision

Documents:
  1. Rental Appeal.pdf
B.

Adopt Resolution Supporting the Payment Local Government Aid (LGA) on Time and in Full

C.

Adopt Resolution Certifying Brainerd as a Telecommuter Forward! Community

D.

Consider First Reading - Proposed Ordinance No. 1514 - Repealing Section 905 and Amending Section 1400 of the City Code

Documents:
  1. ORD 1514.pdf
E.

Set Joint Economic Development Authority(EDA) and City Council Workshop

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

15.

Adjourn to Closed Session Pursuant To Minnesota Statutes, 13D.05, Subd. 3(B) For Attorney-Client Privilege To Discuss Tom's Backhoe Service, Inc. V. City Of Brainerd Pending Litigation

16.

Adjourn to Closed Session Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 13D.05 Subd. 3(C)(3) To Consider Counteroffers for the Purchase of Property at 502 Jackson Street, Brainerd, MN 56401

17.

Adjourn to Closed Session Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 13D.05 Subd. 3(C)(3) To Develop or Consider Offers for the Purchase of Property at the Northern Pacific Center Property

Personnel & Finance Committee will meet at 6:45 P.M.
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Safety & Public Works Committee will meet at 6:30 P.M.
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Access Code: 187 506 5843

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"