Board of Appeals

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

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 and Grand Forks Growth Fund Jobs Development Authority (JDA)

  • Date: 04/16/2018 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Video Linkhttp://24.111.34.94/vod/1396-CC-4-16-18-Medium-v1.mp4

GRAND FORKS GROWTH FUND,

A JOBS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (JDA) AGENDA

Monday, April 16, 2018 – 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 PACE Loan Request from Northern Tier Seed Company, LLC.
   

(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   Approve Submission of EDARLF Semi-Annual Report

 
3.  ADJOURNMENT

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, April 16, 2018

(Immediately following JDA Meeting)

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

 
2.    AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & PROCLAMATIONS

 
2.1   Native American Flag Presentation Ceremony

2.2    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.) (no attachment)

 
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.) (no attachment)

 
3.3   Public Hearing & 2nd reading Ordinance to amend the Land Development Code relating to zoning regulations for Medical Marijuana Compassion Centers as defined in NDCC 19-24.1

3.4   Public Hearing & 2nd Reading Ordinance to amend Sign Code relating to R-3 and R-4 signage

3.5   Public Hearing & 2nd Reading Ordinance to amend the Street & Highway Plan to designate Right-of-way on the plat of Gornowicz Resubdivision

 
3.6   Public Hearing & 2nd Reading Ordinance to annex portions of Gornowicz Resubdivision

 
3.7   Public Hearing on Resolution of Necessity and Determination of Protest on the following projects:

       a)   Project No. 7878.1, District No. 721.1, Concrete Panel Repair & Grinding for Belmont Rd (17th Ave S to Park Dr)

 
       b)   Project No. 7878.2, District No. 721.2, Concrete Panel Repair & Grinding for Belmont Rd (32nd Ave S to 47th Ave S)

 
       c)   Project No. 7878.3, District No. 721.3, Concrete Panel Repair & Grinding for 11th Ave S (S 42nd St to S 30th St)

 
4.    ACTION ITEMS

 
4.1   Appointments – Board of Adjustments

 
4.2   Approve Election Inspectors for June 12, 2018 Election

 
4.3   Award Bids:

 
       a)   Project No. 7873, Upgrade Lift Station No. 38

 
       b)   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); and 7878.4 – Concrete Grinding for N 69th St near English Coulee Diversion Bridge

 
4.4   Approve Construction Engineering Agreement:

 
       a)   Project No. 7621, North 55th St. Shared Use Path

 
       b)   Project No. 7654, District No. 705, Paving & Street Lights for N 39th St (2200 to 2600 block);Project No. 7656, Paving & Street Lights for 27th Ave N (3900 to 4100 Blocks)

 
4.5   Create Special Assessment Districts:

 
       a)   Project No. 7923, District No. 724, Mill & Overlay Cherry St (4th Ave S to 10th Ave S)

 
       b)   Project No. 7795, District No. 716, Alley Paving for Block 2 of University Place Addition

 
       c)   Project No. 7801, District No. 719, Paving 57th Ave South (Washington St to S 11th St)

 
4.6   Amendment to Engineering Services Agreement for Project No. 7864, District No. 547; Project No. 7865, District No. 336, and Project No. 7866, District No. 548, Sanitary Sewer, Watermain and Storm Sewer for Crary’s 7th Addition

 
4.7   Resolution to amend minor fees related to Sidewalk, Driveway, Storm Water Pollution and Demolition Permits for Building Inspection Department

 
4.8   Receive 5339 Bus and Bus Facility Earmark Grant Funds of $3.6 Million Dollars and Authorize issuance of an RFQ for Architectural/Engineering Service for CAT Bus Maintenance Facility

 
4.9   Amendment to Section 5339 Funding Application

 
4.10  Replat of Lots, A, B, C, Block 1, Lockwood Addition (loc. at 27th Ave N & Mill Road)

 
4.11  Prelim Approval of Ord to amend Sign Code relating to murals

 
4.12  Prelim Approval of an Ord to designate right-of-way on plat of Crary's Ninth Addition (loc. along Lou Ann St just east of South Wash St)

4.13  Prelim Approval of an Ord to amend the zoning map for Crary's Second PUD Amendment  #6

 
4.14  Prelim approval of an Ord to annex Crary's Ninth Addition and adjacent properties not previously annexed

4.15  Prelim approval of an Ord to designate right-of-way on the plat of Veterans Memorial Park Resubdivision (loc. at 24th Ave S & S 34th St)

 
4.16  Prelim approval of an Ord to designate right-of-way on the plat of Cooperative Power Resubdivision (loc. at 1700-1900 Blocks of Mill Road)

 
5.     INFORMATION ITEMS

 
5.1   Investment Portfolio Summary as of 03/31/2018

5.2   Statement of Cash Balances as of 12/31/2017

 
5.3   HR Quarterly Staffing Report – 1st Quarter 2018

 
6.         CITIZEN REQUEST

 
7.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND BILLS:

 
7.1       Vendor List

7.2       Minutes –March 19, 2018

8.           CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS

 
9.           MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

 
10.         ADJOURNMENT


Return to full list >>

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player QuickTime Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer