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1. Purpose

There shall be and is hereby created a Board of Appeals consisting of six (6) individuals, who are qualified by experience and training to pass judgment upon matters pertaining to building construction. The Building Official shall be a non-voting, ex-officio member and shall act as Secretary to the Board. The Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the City Council and shall hold meetings as required. The Board may adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting activities and investigations. The Board may adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting activities and investigations. The Board shall render all decisions and findings in writing with a copy provided to the appellant.

2. Responsibilities

  1. To review, on appeal by the applicant, all requests for exception under this Code which have been reviewed and denied by the Building Official;

  2. To grant exceptions to the requirements of the International Building Code for the repair, rehabilitation or change of occupancy of existing buildings where the planned repairs, rehabilitation or change of occupancy would not otherwise comply with the provisions of the Code. No exception shall be authorized hereunder unless the Board of Appeals finds the following conditions existing: 1. The building was constructed more than twenty-five (25) years before the adoption of the present Code. 2. The Board finds, upon completion of the proposed repair, rehabilitation or change of occupancy will not diminish the safety and welfare of the occupants.

  3. To monitor and evaluate on an ongoing basis, the effectiveness and application of the provisions of Codes and any rules, regulations, or procedures promulgated thereunder to determine their impact on the rehabilitation of existing buildings. Pursuant to this responsibility, the Board of Appeals shall gather information, conduct studies, and make appropriate reports and recommendations related to the application of these provisions, the decisions of the appellate body, and the experience of other jurisdictions.

  4. To adopt guidelines to be used by the Building Official in determining compliance with this chapter.

  5. To recommend to the City Council guidelines to be adopted by the City Council to expand this Code

3. Members

  • Todd Blixt

  • Brian Carlson

  • James Glick

  • Bob Klave
  • Scott Meland
  • Gene Youngdahl

Staff

Bev Collings, 746-2631

Committee of the Whole

  • Date: 02/12/2018 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Video Linkhttp://24.111.34.94/vod/1380-COW-2-12-18-Medium-v1.mp4

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Committee of the Whole

Monday, February 12, 2018 – 5:30 p.m.

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. 

 

 

1.         CALL TO ORDER:

 

1.1       Welcome and Roll Call:

 

2          DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

2.1       Approval of the honorary street naming of Veterans Memorial Parkway on portions of 24th Ave S & S 34th St

 

2.2       2018 CVIC Agreement to Provide Services and Assistance

 

2.3       Award Bid #2018-1 Custom Cab Pumper

 

2.4       Award Bid #2018-2 Police Interceptor Utility Package Vehicles

 

2.5       Emergency Management Board Joint Powers Agreement

 

2.6       Memorandum of Understanding with State of ND, Information Technology Department for potential frequency sharing on a statewide interoperable radio network  Item Pulled.

 

2.7       Renewal of Communication Premise Site Lease for REA

 

2.8       Approve Budget Amendment – Health Department, Community Grant

 

2.9       PW Dept. Operations Div. - Sole Source Purchase of Trailer Mounted Vacuum Leaf Loader

 

2.10     Award Bids Project No. 7847, 2018 Asphalt Street Repairs

 

2.11     Award Bids Project No. 7848, 2018 Concrete Street Repairs

 

2.12     Approve Plans & Specifications Project No. 7846, 2018 ADA Curb Ramps & Sidewalks

 

2.13     Approve Plans & Specifications Project No. 7844, 2018 Watermain Replacement

 

2.14     Approve Plans & Specifications Project No. 7874, Air Release Valve Tee Replacement on 36” Forcemain between DeMers Ave and Wastewater Treatment Plant

 

2.15     Approve Plans & Specifications Project No. 7784, Shared Use Path on 6th Ave N (N 40th St to English Coulee)

2.16     Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 7800, District No. 718, Paving 47th Ave S (Columbia Road & South 20th St)

 

2.17     Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 7807, District No. 546 & Project No. 7808, District No. 335, Storm Sewer and Watermain for 57th Ave S (S 11th St – S Washington St)

 

2.18     Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 7668, District No. 213, Street Lights for 45th Ave S (S 25th St to Columbia Rd); Project No. 7810, District No. 215, Street Lights for 12th Ave N and N 53rd St (10th Ave N to N 55th St); and Project No. 7811, District No. 216, Street Lights for S 48th St and S 47th St (DeMers Ave to 11th Ave S)

 

2.19     Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 7878.1, District No. 721.1, Concrete Panel Repair & Grinding for Belmont Rd (17th Ave S to Park Dr); Project No. 7878.2, District No. 721.2, Concrete Panel Repair & Grinding for Belmont Rd , (32nd Ave S to 47th Ave S); and Project No. 7878.3, District No. 721.3, Concrete Panel Repair & Grinding for 11th Ave S (S 42nd St to S 30th St)

 

2.20     Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 7794.1, District No. 715.1, Mill & Overlay for N 20th St (University Ave to Gateway Dr); Project No. 7794.2, District No. 715.2, Mill & Overlay for S 20th St (24th Ave S to 32nd Ave S); Project No. 7794.3, District No. 715.3, Mill & Overlay   for Belmont Rd (Park Dr to 32nd Ave S); Project No. 7794.4, District No. 715.4, Mill & Overlay for 27th Ave S (S 20th St to 28th Ave S), S 19th St (25th Ave S to 27th Ave S), and 25th Ave S (S19th St to S 20th St); and Project No. 7718, District No. 712, Reconstruction of Adams Drive (Desiree Dr to 62nd Ave S)

 

3.           OTHER BUSINESS:

 

4.           ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

5.           ADJOURNMENT:  


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