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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.


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.



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

Planning & Zoning Commission

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Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

October 2, 2019, 5:30 pm

Grand Forks Council Chambers


  1. Roll Call

    ____Budke  ___Johnson  ___Kuhn  ___Lee   ___Lunski   ____Matejcek   ___Reichert  ___Sande  ___ Wasvick

  2. Reading and Approval of Minutes for September 4, 2019

  3. Public Hearings, Final Approvals, Petitions,and Minor Changes

    3-1       Matter of the discussion regarding the bike path lying within Block 42, McCormack’s 1st Addition.

    3-2       Shared Parking Agreement for 920 N 3rd Street, 930 N 3rd Street and 111 Gateway Drive.

    3-3      (Public Hearing) Ordinance to amend Section 18-0216 (11) relating to dog daycare and boarding facilities.

    3-4       (Public Hearing) Conditional Use Permit amendment – Petopia Pet Daycare.

    3-5       (Public Hearing) Replat of Lot 2, Block 1, Enger Subdivision and ordinance dedicating R/W.

    3-6      (Public Hearing) Ordinance to amend zoning map - Rezone Lot 2, Block 1, Enger Subdivision from B-3 General Business District to I-2 Heavy Industrial                       District

    3-7       (Public Hearing) Conditional Use Permit for the temporary storage of beet tailings - Red River Biorefinery.

    3-8       (Public Hearing – Fast Track) Replat of Lots B and R, Block 1, Perkin’s 1st Addition.

    3-9      (Public Hearing) Appeal to the Detailed Development Plan (DDP) for an increase to impervious surface for District Apartments, 4150 S Washington Street.

    3-10      Parking Reductions for Transit & Bicycle accommodations for District Apartments, 4150 S Washington Street.

    3-11      (Public Hearing – Fast Track) Plat of Crary’s Tenth Addition.

    3-12     (Public Hearing – Fast Track) Replat of Lots 18, 20, 22 and 24, Block 14, Budge and Eshelman’s Second Addition.

    3-13     (Public Hearing) Ordinance to amend zoning map - Southern Estates Planned Unit Development (PUD), Amendment No. 13.

  4. Communications and Preliminary Approvals

  5. Reports from the Planning Department

  6. Other Business

  7. Adjournment

The next regular meeting is November 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Any individual requiring special accommodations to allow access or participation at city meetings is
asked to notify the ADA Coordinator (746-2655) of their needs one week prior to the meeting.

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