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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

City Council

  • Date: 03/19/2018 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Video Linkhttp://24.111.34.94/vod/1386-CC-3-19-18-Medium-v1.mp4

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, March 19, 2018

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.         GENERAL BUSINESS

 
  1.1   Welcome and Roll Call

  1.2   Mayor's Announcement

           a) Update on Community Poverty Actions

 
2.         AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & PROCLAMATIONS

2.1       Street Projects Update - Click here for presentation

2.1       Employee recognition

 
3.         PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SECOND READINGS OF ORDINANCES

3.1       Public Hearing and 2nd Reading Ordinance to designate R/W Opportunity Park First Resubdivision (This item will be tabled at the meeting.)

 

3.2       Public Hearing and 2nd Reading Ordinance to amend the zoning map – Columbia Park West PUD (This item will be tabled at the meeting.)

 

3.3       Public Hearing and 2nd Reading Ordinance to amend Section 18-0211 of the Grand Forks Land Development Code; R-4 Multiple-Family High Density District, Paragraph (11), Special Conditions.

 

3.4       Public Hearing and 2nd Reading Ordinance – rezoning Crary’s Second PUD Amendment #5

 

3.5       Public Hearing and 2nd Reading Ordinance amending Grand Forks City Code Section 8-0811 relating to parking enforcement

 

3.6       Public Hearing and 2nd Reading Ordinance amending Grand Forks City Code Section 8-0812 relating to parking time limits

 

3.7       Public Hearing and 2nd Reading Ordinance amending Grand Forks City Code Section 13-0202 relating to Food Code Update

 

3.8       Public Hearing – 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

 
4.         ACTION ITEMS

 
4.1       Application for transfer of Class 1 (General On- and Off-Sale) Alcoholic Beverage License from TJ’s Pool & Darts (dba TJ’s Pool and Darts) to VS&G Company, LLC (dba Pub 76), located at 1210 South Washington St

 

4.2       Award Bids for Project No. 7846, 2018 ADA Curb Ramps & Sidewalks

 

4.3       Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 7888, District No. 549; Project No. 7889, District No. 337; and Project No. 7890, District No. 550 – Sanitary Sewer, Watermain and Storm Sewer for Crary’s 8th Resubdivision

 

4.4       Award Bid #2018-03, 2018 Water Meters and Electronic Remote Transmitters (ERT’s)

 

4.5       Purchase of Route Planning Software

 

4.6       ND Section 5310 Funding Application

 

4.7       ND Section 5339 Funding Application

 

4.8       Final Approval (Fast Track) of the replat of Black Gold First Addition

 

4.9       Preliminary Approval of an ordinance establishing zoning regulations for Medical Marijuana Compassion Centers as defined in NDCC 19-24.1

 

4.10     Preliminary Approval of an ordinance amending Section 18-0301 Sign Code as it relates to R-3 & R-4 signage

 

4.11     Preliminary Approval of an ordinance amending the Street and Highway Plan to designate rights-of-way on the plat of Gornowicz Resubdivision

 

4.12     Preliminary Approval of an ordinance to annex lands platted as Gornowicz Resubdivision

 

4.13     Funding for Project No. 7916, 2018 Mill & Overlay and ADA Accessible Improvements on Washington Street from Hammerling Avenue to 8th Avenue North

 

5.         INFORMATION ITEMS

5.1       Investment Portfolio Summary as of February 28, 2018

6.         CITIZEN REQUEST

7.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND BILLS:

7.1       Vendor List

7.2       Minutes – March 5, 2018 (Revised 03/19)

8.         CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS

 
9.         MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

 
10.       ADJOURNMENT


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