Community Survey Responses are IN!

A community survey was available for public participation during the months of August and September. A total of 633 responses were collected. This survey particularly studied two aspects: livability and community character. The complete survey can be viewed here:

Community Survey Responses

Only interested in reading the highlights? We’ve created a summary for you so you can get straight to the findings. Click this link to learn more: Community Survey Memo.

Brainerd Community Survey Open

The City of Brainerd is looking to its residents to help craft a vision for 2035. Anyone with a passion for¬† Brainerd’s future is encouraged to participate. The following survey will focus on the community character and the livability of the city. The survey will be available until September 16th. Click the link below to start:

IMAGINEbrainerd Community Survey


Survey Promotion Card

Download the Hard Copy. Drop off the completed survey at City Hall by September 16th, 2018.


Welcome to the information hub of the city’s comprehensive plan update project. This will be the place where you can find project updates, timelines, feedback, reports, and photos. This plan with provide a vision for the next 15 years. It will serve as the leading policy document for the city.

This plan will be led by citizen input. We will turn to our residents to point us in the right direction and craft a plan that is uniquely fitted to our (unique) city. Join us as we begin this process.

Let’s IMAGINEBrainerd.¬†Today, tomrorow, together.


What is a comprehensive plan?

In essence, a comprehensive plan is a shared vision for the future, and a strategic road map to reach that vision.

What is this project about?

The city is working with the community to develop a long-range plan into 2035. Your input is important to guiding and implementing this plan. Share with us YOURbrainerd.