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

Grand Forks Event Center Commission

AGENDA

Grand Forks Events Center Commission

Monthly Meeting

 

Wednesday, August 28th 2019| 7:30 a.m.

#12 Meadowlark Room - Alerus Center

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

 

Bill Chaves

 

 

Hal Gershman

 

 

Jay Kleven

 

 

Curt Kreun

 

 

Pat McLean

 

 

Matt Walkowiak

 

 

Ken Vein

 

 

Clare Albrecht

 

 

Julie Rygg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




  1. Call to Order

     

  2. Roll Call

     

  3. Consent Agenda

     

    a.   Approval of Minutes from July 24th, 2019

    b.  Approval of Minutes from the Special Commission Meeting- Phase 1

     

  4. Approval of Financials

     

  5. Capital Projects Review

     

  6. Football Alcohol Policy

     

  7. Signing service contracts past the Management Contract

     

  8. Management Reports

    a. Executive Report

    b. Finance

    c. Operations

    d. Food and Beverage

    e. Marketing

    f. Partnerships

    g. Conference Sales

    h. Event Management

     

  9. Committee Reports

    a. Finance/Renovation Committee – Curt Kreun, Pat McLean, Jay Kleven, Matt Walkowiak,
        Maureen Storstad, and Ken Vein

    b. Convention & Visitors Bureau – Julie Rygg

  10. Other

     

  11. Adjournment

Alerus Center Mission Statement

The mission of the Alerus Center is to provide premier entertainment and events that

stimulate economic impact and improve the quality of life for Grand Forks area citizens.

                                                                                                                                               

 

     Upcoming Meeting Dates

                                                                                                                                                     September 25th   October 23rd   November 20th  December 18th

                                                                                   


Alerus Center Commission

Matt Walkowiak, Chair

Public at Large

(701) 610-9620

1st Term: 9/19/2016 to 9/19/2019 (full)

2nd Term: 9/19/2019 to 9/19/2022 (full)

Jay Kleven

Public at Large

(701) 740-4747

1st Term: 8/1/2016 to 8/1/2019 (full)

2nd Term: 8/1/2019 to 8/1/2022 (full)

Curt Kreun, Vice Chair

Public at Large

(701) 741-2612

1st Term: 12/1/2015 to 11/30/2018 (full)

2nd Term: 12/1/2018 to 11/30/2021

Hal Gershman

Public at Large

 

(701) 780-0902

1st Term: 3/1/2015 to 2/28/2018 (full)

2nd Term: 3/1/2018 to 2/28/2021 (full)

Pat McLean, Secretary

Public at Large

(701) 740-8405

1st Term: 12/1/2015 to 11/30/2018 (full)

2nd Term: 12/1/2018 to 11/30/2021 (full)

Ken Vein

City Council Representative

(701) 772-3673

1st Term: 7/21/2014 to 7/30/2016 (partial)

2nd Term: 7/18/2016 to 8/1/2019 (full)

3rd Term: 8/1/2019 to 8/1/2022 (full)

Bill Chaves (non-voting)

UND Representative

(701) 777-2794

1st Term: 3/1/18 to 2/28/2021 (full)

Clare Albrecht

Public at Large

(701) 680-2663

1st Term: 12/6/2017 to 11/30/2020 (full)

Julie Rygg, (non-voting)

CVB Representative

(701) 746-0444

1st Term: 4/18/2011 to 11/30/2013 (partial)

2nd Term: 12/1/2014 to 11/30/2017 (full)

3rd Term: 12/1/2018 to 11/30/2021 (full)


 

Alerus Center Management

(701) 792-1200

Anna Rosburg

General Manager

Daniel Melise

Assistant GM/Operations Director

Erin Perronteau

Finance Director

Riley Simenson

Marketing Director

Derek Hoffert

Director of Partnerships

Kaitlyn Spinney

Director of Conference Sales & Marketing

Jonathan Greene

Director of Operations

Dan Toop

Director of Food & Beverage

 

 

 

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