Tag: Dave Badeaux

City of Brainerd Pledges More Active Code Enforcement, Prepares for Spring Fling in April 5 Council Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held its latest regular council meeting on Monday, April 5, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to hear about what was discussed. During the meeting, the city discussed its code enforcement, and ultimately decided to play a more active role, rather than deal with cases as they’re…
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April 7, 2021 0

City of Brainerd Discusses Sign Ordinance, Crosswalks, and More from March 1 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held its first regular council meeting on Monday, March 1, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to gather the latest intel. Badeaux started off by mentioning plans for the city to begin working on its crosswalks in the downtown area, as well as the creation of more…
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March 4, 2021 0

City of Brainerd Decides on Acting Police Chief, Local Government Aid, and More from February 16 Council Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd met for its second council meeting of the month of February on Tuesday. We spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to hear the latest. Badeaux updated us on a situation that has been developing for the last several months: finding a new police chief for the city in the…
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February 18, 2021 0

Brainerd Mayor Talks Community Development, Unions from February 1 Council Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd met for the first time in the month of February on Monday, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to get the latest city news. Badeaux first talked about the community development report that was heard by the council and mentioned that 2020 was “the year of fences.”…
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February 3, 2021 0

Brainerd Mayor Updates on Police Chief, Street Improvements, and More from January 19 Council Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held a regular council meeting on Tuesday, January 19. We spoke with Dave Badeaux to get the latest updates. Badeaux first provided an update with the ongoing search for a new police chief for the city of Brainerd and explained some of the challenges the council has faced…
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January 21, 2021 0

Brainerd City Council Meets for First Time in 2021

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held its first regular council meeting of 2021 on Monday, January 4. We spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to get the latest news for the city and to talk about what’s lined up for 2021. As this was the first council meeting for the new term, Badeaux talked…
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January 6, 2021 0

Brainerd Mayor Proclaims 100th Anniversary of Historic Water Tower

At this past week’s city council meeting, Brainerd Mayor Dave Badeaux made a proclimation for December 10th as the 100th Anniversary of the iconic City of Brainerd Water Tower: “Whereas, the City of Brainerd is dedicated to celebrating the life and history of our area and the water tower is an important part of our…
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December 12, 2020 0

Brainerd Mayor Talks Public Utilities, School Construction, and More from December 7 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held a regular council meeting on December 7, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to bring us up to speed with what was discussed. Badeaux first talked about the annual presentation that was given by Brainerd Public Utilities (BPU), and noted the city’s continuous goal of trying…
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December 9, 2020 0

Brainerd Mayor Updates on New Trail, Garbage Ordinance from November 16 Council Meeting

The city of Brainerd held a regular council meeting on Monday, November 16, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux about the items that were discussed. Badeaux said it was a short meeting. During the meeting, the city secured federal funding for a new trail on the south side of Highway 25. The overall purpose…
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November 19, 2020 0

Brainerd Mayor Talks Elections, Next Term, and Meeting from November 2

The city of Brainerd held its last regular council meeting before the elections on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux about both the meeting and those elections to get his thoughts. One of the meeting items was the continued discussion around filling the position of police chief with current chief Corky McQuistan’s impending…
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November 5, 2020 0