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(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch October 8, 2022, 1t.) ORDER NO. 1536 AN ORDER AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CHARTER THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF BRAINERD ORDERS: SECTION ONE: Chapter One is amended as follows, with underlined text added and language deleted strikethrough. CHAPTER ONE NAME, BOUNDARIES, POWERS AND DIVISIONS 2. The city shall be divided into four wards according to state law. That council be authorized to divide the town of Brainerd by ordinance into four (4) wards as equal in size and population as possible. The Council shall, within 60 days of each United States Decennial Census, readjust the boundaries of the four (4) wards provided there is a population gap of 10% or more between said wards and if the Council fails to do so , the Brainerd City Charter Commission is empowered to do so. D. FIRST WARD: All territory south of the main line of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and east of the Mississippi River commencing at the mainline railroad tracks and following said river from south to south of the city/Woodland limits Hills Lane, then east to Greenwood Street, then south to the center line of South 6th Street/Business Highway 371, then northeast to the center line of County Road 117, thence east to the center line of Spur Line Trail, thence north to the center line of Willow Street, thence west to the center line of South 6th Street/Business Highway 371, thence north to the center line of Rosewood Street, thence east to the center line of South 7th Street, thence north to the center line of Quince Street, thence east to the center line of the Spur Line Trail, thence north to the main railway lines of the Bu rington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, thence westerly to the Mississippi River to the place of commencement. b. SECOND WARD: All territory within the city limits west/northwest of the Mississippi River and southeast of the Mississippi River from the intersection of the center line of the Mississippi River and from the main line of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, thence easterly along the tracks to the center line of North 8th Street, then north to the center line of Washington Street, then east to the center line of North 10th Street, then north to the center line of Grove Street, then east to the center line of North 11th Street, thence north along North 11th Street to the center line of Evergreen Avenue, thence northeast to the public access driveway, then north along the driveway to the line middle of the Mississippi River. vs. THIRD WARD: All territory north of the main line of the Burlington Northern Railroad and east of a line commencing at the intersection of the main line of Burlington Northern Santa Fe and the center line of North 8th Street, then northerly along North 8th Street to the centerline of Washington Street, thence easterly to the centerline of North 10th Street, thence northerly to the centerline of Grove Street , thence easterly to the center line of North 11th Street, thence northerly to the center line of Evergreen Avenue, thence northeasterly to the Allée Public Access, from there northerly along the driveway to the center line of the Mississippi River, thence northeasterly along the center line of the Mississippi River to the east city limits. D. FOURTH QUARTER: All territory south of the main line of the Burlington Northern Railroad and east of a line commencing at the intersection of the main line of Burlington Northern Santa Fe and the center line of the Spur Line Trail, from there south to the center line of Quince Street, then west to the center line of South 7th Street, then south to the center line of Rosewood Street, then west to ‘at the center line of South 6th Street/Business Highway 371, then south to the center line of Willow Street, then east to the center line of the Spur Line Trail, thence south to the center line of County Road 117, then west to the center line of South 6th Street/Business Highway 371, then south to the southern city limits. SECTION TWO: Chapter Two is amended and renumbered as follows, with underlined text added and deleted text struck through. CHAPTER TWO OFFICERS AND ELECTIONS 14. At the first January meeting of the municipal council after the regular municipal election, it shall proceed to the election by ballot among its members of a president and a vice-president. The president presides over meetings of the city council and appoints all permanent and temporary committees of the city council, and during the absence of the mayor from the city, or the inability of the mayor for any reason to discharge the duties of the office, the said president exercises all the powers and exercises all the functions of the mayor. SECTION THREE: Upon its adoption, this ordinance comes into force 90 days after its publication. Adopted this 3rd day of October 2022 /s/ KELLY BEVANS President of Council Approved this 4th day of October 2022 /s/ DAVE BADEAUX Mayor CERTIFICATE: /s/ JENNIFER BERGMAN City Administrator

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