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1. Authority

  1. To recommend such rules and regulations, including amendments thereto, as may be necessary and proper to carry out the intent and purposes of this chapter. These rules and amendments must be submitted to the city council for adoption and upon adoption shall have the full force and effect of law;

  2. To hear appeals on disciplinary matters as specified in this chapter;

  3. To represent the public and the city interests in the improvement of personnel administration in the city service;

  4. To advise the city council, the mayor, and the director of human resources on problems concerning personnel administration;

  5. To advise and assist the director of human resources in fostering the improvement of personnel standards in the city service;

  6. To make any inquiry which the commission may consider desirable concerning the administration of personnel in the city service and to review any personnel action which may appear to be arbitrary, capricious, or illegal, and make recommendations to the mayor, the city council, the city attorney, and/or director of human resources with respect thereto;

  7. To hire staff as the commission may find necessary to carry out the intent and purposes of this chapter. The hiring of staff shall be within the constraints of the annual appropriations and budget as established by the city council;

  8. To create and utilize employment registers in order to fill vacancies within the classified service for the city;

  9. To establish tests, examinations and evaluations for the evaluation of applicants for the classified service; and

  10. To perform such other duties with reference to personnel administration of the city, not inconsistent with this chapter, as the city council may require by ordinance or as otherwise directed by the mayor or city council.

2. Membership

The civil service commission consists of five (5) members appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council. All members must be residents of the City of Grand Forks or employed within the City of Grand Forks and shall not be a city employee, officer, or official. The commission shall consist of one (1) member generally associated with labor occupations; one (1) member generally associated with management occupations; one (1) member generally associated with the occupations or professions of personnel management, human resources, or employment regulatory compliance, having practiced within the profession for at least five (5) years; and two (2) members representative of the general public selected from the occupations or professions of law, banking, finance, investment, accounting, industry, commerce, labor, organized labor, education, medicine, dentistry, or a recognized trade and having practiced within the profession or trade for at least five (5) years.

3. Terms

Three (3) years

4. Members

  • Fred MacGregor
    Term Expires: May 31, 2019
  • Beverly J. Bredemeier
    Term Expires: November 30, 2017
  • Patricia Nies
    Term Expires: May 31, 2019
  • Wayne Burlog
    Term Expires: May 31, 2019
  • James Vanyo
    Term Expires: February 28, 2018

Staff

Human Resources - Email  746-2665

City Council

  • Video Linkhttp://24.111.34.94/vod/1370-CC-12-18-17-Medium-v1.mp4

GRAND FORKS GROWTH FUND,

A JOBS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (JDA) AGENDA

Monday, December 18, 2017 – 5:30 p.m.

Council Chambers

 

1.             GENERAL BUSINESS

                 1.1  Roll Call

2.             JDA ACTION ITEMS

2.1   Hold a Public Hearing and Take Action on a FlexPACE Loan Request from North Sky Construction. (The Grand Forks Growth Fund may convene in an executive session as provided by NDCC 44-04-19.2 to consider and discuss closed or confidential records and information, negotiating strategy or negotiating instructions as provided by NDCC 44-04-19.1, 44-04-19.2 and 44-04-18.4.)

 

2.2  Hold a Public Hearing and Take Action on a PS Doors Purchase Offer for property located at 5150 12th Avenue South. (The Grand Forks Growth Fund may convene in an executive session as provided by NDCC 44-04-19.2 to consider and discuss closed or confidential records and information, negotiating strategy or negotiating instructions as provided by NDCC 44-04-19.1, 44-04-19.2 and 44-04-18.4.)

3.             ADJOURNMENT

 

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, December 18, 2017 – 5:30 p.m.

(Immediately following JDA)

Council Chambers

 

Notice is hereby given that the Grand Forks City Council will meet on the above date and time, in the City Council Chambers, 255 North Fourth Street, Grand Forks, North Dakota.  Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the ADA coordinator at least 24 hours prior to this meeting at 746-2665. 

 

If you would like to address the City Council during one of its public hearings, or bring to the attention of the Mayor and City Council an item not otherwise on the agenda, please fill out a speaker card in advance and give it to the city’s public information staff person.

  1. GENERAL BUSINESS

    1.1       Welcome and Roll Call

    1.2       Mayor's Announcement

  2. AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & PROCLAMATIONS

    2.1       Presentation to Finance Department – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting – 2016 CAFR

     

    2.2        Employee Recognition

    2.3       2017 Mayor/City Council Strategic Priorities Update

 

3.         PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SECOND READINGS OF ORDINANCES

 

3.1       Public Hearing & Second Reading Ordinance repealing Article 14 of Chapter XXI of the Grand Forks City Code relating to Airport Limousine Service (Sections 21-1401 through 21-1411) and adopting Article 14 of Chapter XXI of the Grand Forks City Code relating to Airport Limousine Service

3.2       Public Hearing & Second Reading Ordinance amending Article 10 of Chapter 13 of the Grand Forks City Code relating to Body Art

3.3       Public Hearing & Second Reading Ordinance amending Sections 22-0102, 22-0102.1, 22-0109, 22-0123, and 22-0128 of the Grand Forks City Code relating to Gross Retail Sales Tax and Use Tax

 Revised Ordinance: Click Here.

4.          ACTION ITEMS

4.0       Establish precinct boundaries and designate polling sites for June and November 2018 elections

4.1       Resolution supporting an Inclusive Community

             Revised Resolution, Click Here. (added 12/17/2018)

4.2       Applications for abatement and settlement of taxes for 2015:

            a) Menards, 3550 32nd Ave S

            b) Wal-Mart, 2551 32nd Ave S

            c) Sam’s Club, 2501 32nd Ave S

            d) Wal-Mart, 5755 Gateway Dr

  Findings: Click Here.

4.3       Arts Regrant

4.4       Special Events Program Annual Report & Authorize administration of 2018 Special Events funds

 

4.5       2017 Holiday Hours

4.6       NPN Letter of Intent Extension

4.7       Ordinance relating to repeal of specified licenses

4.8       Ordinance relating to creation of new Alcoholic Beverage License – Class 16, Brewer taproom

4.9     Budget Amendments :

            a) Public Works Operations (Sanitation and Streets)

            b) Water Works Division

            c) Police Department

4.10     Programmatic Categorical Exclusion for Project No. 7784, Shared Use Path 6th Ave N ( N 40th St to English Coulee)

 

4.11     Change Order No. 2, Project No. 7653, Dist. No. 332, Watermain on N 39th St (2200 to 2600 Block & 27th Ave N (3900 to 4000 Block) and Change Order No. 1, Project No. 7650, Dist. No. 536, Storm Sewer on N 36th St (2000 to 2100 Block), N 39th St (2000 to 2600 Block), & 20th Ave N (3600 to 3800 Block)

4.12     Design, Bidding and Construction Administration Engineering Services Agreement for Project No. 7541, Sanitary Forcemain along 62nd Ave S (Levee to S Washington St) and along S Washington St (Southend Drainway to Lift Station No. 39)

4.13     Engineering Services Agreement for Project Nos. 7864, Dist. No. 547; No. 7865, Dist. No. 336; and No. 7866, Dist. 548, Sanitary Sewer, Watermain and Storm Sewer for Crary’s 7th

4.14     NDSWC Cost Share Agreement Amendment for the GFWTP Project - $30 million for the 2017-1029 Biennium

4.15     Street/Water Sales Tax Funding Policy Implementation

 Revised Ordinance: Click Here.

4.16     Noise Variance and Letter of Intent for co-mingling during a Street Dance by Brick & Barley and Half-Brothers, Grand Forks, May 5, 2018.

4.17     Replat of Lots A & B, River Oaks Addition

4.18     Replat of Prairiewood 4th Addition

5.         INFORMATION ITEMS

            5.1  2018 Salary Plan  

            5.2  Investment Portfolio Summary as of 11/30/2017

            5.3  Statement of Cash Balances as of 11/30/2017

6.         CITIZEN REQUEST

7.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND BILLS:

  7.1       Vendor List

8.           CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS

9.           MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

10.         ADJOURNMENT



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