MPO Executive Policy Board

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1. Functions

  1. The Executive Policy Committee shall prepare and adopt a Plan and recommend policies for the development of the area. The Plan shall be based on existing conditions and probable future growth and shall be made with the general purpose of guiding a coordinated and harmonious development that will promote the health, safety and general welfare of the inhabitants. The Plan shall also seek to promote efficiency and economy in the process of land development and population distribution so as to reduce the waste of resources; and it shall promote an efficient and economic utilization and conservation of the means of production of food and water, of sanitary and other facilities and of natural resources and transportation.

  2. The Executive Policy Committee shall act as the official area-wide planning agency for the Metropolitan Area and shall be designated as a consortium of governments for federal legislation dealing with transportation, land use, and any other issue deemed appropriate by their respective governing bodies and as the official Area Planning Organization as required by the United States Department of Transportation and other agencies.

2. Membership

The Executive Policy Committee shall consist of at least two-thirds elected officials and each member unit of government shall be allowed voting representation as follows:
  1. Two elected officials from the Grand Forks City Council;

  2. Two elected officials from the East Grand Forks City Council;

  3. One member each from the Grand Forks and Polk County Commissions;

  4. One member each representing the Grand Forks and East Grand Forks City Planning Commissions;

  5. Representatives shall be appointed by the respective bodies they are to represent.

3. Terms

Members of the Policy Committee shall serve for a term of two (2) years except that members of the respective governing bodies holding memberships by virtue of their elected positions shall hold office only during their respective terms of office.

4. Members

  • Gary Malm
    Grand Forks County

  • Ken Vein
    Grand Forks City Council

  • Warren Strandell
    Polk County

  • Al Grasser
    Grand Forks P&Z

  • Marc DeMers
    East Grand Forks City Council

  • Michael Powers
    East Grand Forks P&Z

  • Jeannie Mock
  • Grand Forks City Council

  • Clarence Vetter
    East Grand Forks City Council

Staff

Earl Haugen, MPO Executive Director   Email  746-2657
www.theforksmpo.org

City Council

  • Video Linkhttps://youtu.be/BQYXH6BROWk

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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