Pension & Insurance Committee

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1. A pension and insurance committee consisting of five (5) members shall be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council. Membership shall include the mayor, two (2) members of the city council and two (2) participating members of the pension plan. In the absence of the mayor, the city administrator may appear and act on behalf of the mayor. Committee members shall be appointed for three-year terms. City council members may serve consecutive terms. Participating members shall be elected by the employees through an employee's committee. The election of employee members and the appointment of all members shall occur prior to the final city council meeting in June of each year. Members shall continue to serve until their terms expire or successors are appointed, whichever event occurs last.

2. The chair of the committee shall be the mayor. The committee shall elect a vice chair who shall be one (1) of its members; and may appoint from its members such committees with such powers as it shall determine. The city auditor and human resource director shall serve as ex-officio nonvoting members. The city auditor shall also serve as secretary. Further, the committee may appoint such staff as it shall determine necessary or appropriate.

3. The committee shall hold meetings upon such notice, at such place or places, and at such times as it may from time to time determine. The recorded minutes of each meeting shall be posted and sent to each member of the employee committee.

4. Three (3) members of the committee, at least one (1) of which shall be a member of the city council, shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

5. No member of the committee shall receive any compensation for services on the committee and no bond or other security shall be required of the member in such capacity.

6. The city council shall, upon recommendation of the committee, determine interest rates annually, may recommend amendments to this article and to the pension plan, shall review actuarial studies, shall disseminate information relative to the pension plan to the city employees and shall make determinations of all other questions and matters arising out of or in connection with the provisions of the plan not required to be determined by the city or the company, and such determinations shall be conclusive and binding upon all persons having an interest in or under the plan.

7. Members

  • Mayor Michael Brown
    Chairman

  • Sandi Marshall
    City Council
    Term Expires: June 30, 2020
       
  • Bret Weber
    City Council
    Term Expires: June 30, 2020

  • Darren Schimke
    GF Fire Department
    Term Expires: June 30, 2020

  • Jessica Bergerson 
    Finance Department
    Term Expires: June 30, 2022

Staff

Maureen Storstad, City Auditor    Email   746-2620

Howard Swanson, City Attorney   Email

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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