Grand Forks Growth Fund - A Jobs Development Authority

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The Grand Forks Growth Fund, established in 1987, is the City's Primary economic development financing program.  It has been managed since 1995 by the Growth Fund, a Jobs Development Authority with advice from the Growth Fund Committee.  

The Grand Forks Growth Fund, a Jobs Development Authority (JDA), through direct and indirect actions, will encourage the creation of new jobs, enhance the economic climate, save existing jobs, create new wealth, enhance the local property tax base, encourage capital investment, improve the quality of life, enhance tourism and local events, promote public, private, or public/private enterprises or partnerships, and diversify the local economy.

The Growth Fund JDA takes final action on recommendations provided by the Growth Fund Committee, a subcommittee to the JDA.

Membership:

The powers and responsibilities of the authority shall be vested in a board of directors consisting of all members of the Grand Forks City Council and the mayor for the City of Grand Forks.

 

Staff:

Meredith Richards   Email
Planning & Community Development Department -  701-746-2661

City Council

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GRAND FORKS GROWTH FUND,
A JOBS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (JDA) AGENDA
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 – 5:30 p.m.
Council Chambers

 1.        GENERAL BUSINESS:   Roll Call

2.          JDA ACTION ITEMS:  Hold a Public Hearing and Take Action on

             2.1 Start-Up Loan Request:  ASR, LLC

 3.         RECEIVE AND FILE:

              3.1 JDA Annual Report

              3.2 EDARLF Semi-Annual Report

 3.          ADJOURNMENT

 GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 – 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.          GENERAL BUSINESS

              1.1 Welcome and Roll Call

              1.2 Pledge of Allegiance

              1.3 Mayor’s Announcement

2.          AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & PROCLAMATIONS

               2.1Proclamation – Ali Borgen “Smile Wide Day”

3.          PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SECOND READINGS OF ORDINANCES

              (The City Council welcomes your interest and participation in public hearings.  If you wish to speak during
              any public hearing you may do so by completing a speaker card and placing it in the designated box. You
              may address the Council on matters relevant to the public hearing when called upon by the  Mayor.
              Please keep your remarks to a maximum of three minutes.  Always come to the podium and speak into
              the microphones, as the meeting is being broadcast and recorded.)

4.          ACTION ITEMS

              (The City Council may consider one or more of the following action items in a single vote.  Individual
                items may be acted upon separately as requested by the Mayor or a member of City Council.)

               4.1Noisy Party Ordinance Discussion

               4.2 Request for Class 3 (On and/or Off-Sale Beer and Wine) Alcoholic Beverage License for BPC
                      Grand Forks, LLC (dba Boss’ Pizza and Chicken)

               4.3 Amendment No. 1 to Engineering Services Agreement for Project No.  7642 Interim                 

      Sanitary Lift Station #45 (Opportunity Park)

               4.4 Award Bids and Notice to Proceed for Project #8067, 2019 WWTP Improvements to    

       Chemical Room, MBF Recycle Pump Header Piping, and Bypass Piping

                4.5 Approve proceeding with purchase through Omnia Consortium Contract for Project No.

       8092 Grand Forks Regional Water Treatment Plant furniture

5.          INFORMATION ITEMS

             5.1 Statement of Cash Balances as of 04/30/2019

6.          CITIZEN REQUESTS

            (Anyone wishing to address the City Council on matters within the jurisdiction of the City but that do not              appear on the Agenda may do so under Citizen Request.  Matters not appearing on the City Council’s
             Agenda will not receive action at this meeting, but may be referred to staff or a committee.  If you wish to
             speak to the City Council about an item that does not appear on the agenda, you may do so by completing
             a speaker card and placing it in the designated box at the back of the room.  You may address the Council
             as the Mayor calls upon you during this portion of the meeting.  All comments and presentations are to be
             limited to three minutes or as otherwise established by the City Council.  Always come to the podium and
             speak into the microphone, as the meeting is being broadcast and recorded.)

7.          APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND BILLS:

              7.1 Vendor List and Engineer’s Estimate

                  

8.          CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS

9.          MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

10.        ADJOURNMENT


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