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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

Joint City Council and Grand Forks Public Library Board Meeting

LIBRARY BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 4:00 pm

  GFPL Meeting Room

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER

     

  2. CITIZENS’ COMMENTS

     

    All meetings of the Grand Forks Public Library Board are open to anyone who may wish to observe the proceedings.  Non-board members who wish to address the Board must sign in and are allowed up to three minutes to speak. 

     

  3. CONSENT AGENDA
    • Minutes of February 28, 2018
    • Bills Paid Early February/March 2018
    • Edit List of March 2018

       

  4. NEW BUSINESS

     

  5. BUDGET REPORT AND STAFF REPORT DISTRIBUTED

     

  6. ADJOURN

 

Next Meeting:         Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 4:00 pm

                   

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JOINT CITY COUNCIL AND LIBRARY BOARD MEETING

AGENDA

March 28, 2018 – 4:00 p.m.

(Immediately following GFPL Board Meeting)

Library Board Meeting Room

 

1.  Call to Order and Roll Call

 

2.  Library Facility Presentation

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3.  Adjourn


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