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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

Civil Service Commission

  • Date: 03/08/2018 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

March 1, 2018

 

MEMO TO:          Margo Svoboda, Commissioner

                              Fred MacGregor, Chairperson

                              James Vanyo, Commissioner

                              Wayne Burlog, Vice-Chairperson

                              Patsy Nies, Commissioner

 

FROM:          Daryl Hovland, Human Resources Director

 

RE:                Civil Service Commission Meeting Agenda

 

Following is the proposed agenda for the Grand Forks Civil Service Commission Meeting which is scheduled for 3:30 PM on Thursday, March 8, 2018 in the City Council Chambers. Please contact us at 746-2662 if you are unable to attend.

AGENDA

 

GRAND FORKS CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

Regular Meeting

March 8, 2018

                                                                        3:30 PM

                                                      Call to Order

                                                      Approval of Minutes

                                                                  February 8, 2018

                                                      Re-Employment Register Request

                                                      Request to Change Selection Criteria

                                                                  Environmental Health Specialist, Senior

                                                                  Lab Analyst, Senior

                                                                  911 Dispatcher Trainee

                                                      Eligibility Register

                                                                  Equipment Operator – Streets

                                                                  Equipment Operator – Sanitation

                                                                  Fire Chief

                                                      Reassignment Register

                                                                  Administrative Specialist – Public Health

                                                                  Building Inspector, Senior

                                                                  Construction Inspector

                                                      Adjourn               

 

 

Any individual requiring a special accommodation to allow access or participation at a City meeting is asked to notify the ADA Coordinator (746-2667) of his/her needs.  Also, materials can be provided in alternative formats: large print, Braille, cassette tape, or on computer disk for people with disabilities or with limited English proficiency (LEP) by contacting the ADA Coordinator (746-2667).

 

 

                                                                       

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