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Emergency Management Board

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1. Establishment

The City of Grand Forks and the County of Grand Forks through a Joint Powers Agreement establish a combined emergency management agency.

2. Administration

The agency shall be managed by a board to be known as the Emergency Management Board. The Board shall consist of: a member of the County Commission, appointed by the County Commission; a member of the City Council, appointed by the City Council, and a representative of the public, whose appointment shall be jointly concurred with by the County Commission and the City Council.

3. Powers and Duties

  • To plan for and implement the establishment of the agency;

  • To plan for and implement the emergency management systems, including emergency mitigation, preparation, response and recovery functions and activities for all emergencies and disasters, whether natural or man-made;

  • To develop a plan for the administration and management of the Emergency Management Agency;

  • To establish and develop policies governing day to day operations of the agency;

  • To prepare an annual budget for approval by the City and County;

  • To employ an Emergency Manager and staff necessary to operate or manage the agency, subject to the limits of annual appropriations and authority approved by the City and County;

  • To enter into contracts for the purchase, lease and sale of equipment and/or services necessary to carry out its powers and duties, subject to the limits of annual appropriations and authority as approved by the City and County;

  • To plan for future needs of the City and County in relation to emergency services and Emergency Management and make appropriate recommendations to the City and County;

  • To assure that emergency operational plans are developed to effectively serve the citizens within the agency’s jurisdiction;

  • To submit an annual report of all functions, activities, and recommendations for consideration by the City and County;

  • To prepare and submit such grant applications for local, state, federal or other funding which may be available for the administration, operation and management of the Emergency Management program;
    Such other powers and duties as may be assigned from time to time by the City and County.

4. Members

  • Danny Weigel
    Grand Forks City Council Representative

  • Diane Knauf
    Grand Forks County Commission Representative

  • Joe Simon
    Representative of the Public
  • Michelle Rakoczy
    Representative of the Public
  • Heather Everson
    Representative of the Public

Grand Forks Events Center Commission

Grand Forks Events Center Commission
Monthly Meeting

 

Wednesday, February 26th 2020|7:30 a.m.
#6 Bluebird & #7 Finch - 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 January 22, 2020

4.  December 2019 & January 2020 Financials

5.  Qualitative Fee Award

6.  Capital Projects Review

  a.  Basketball & goals vote
  b.  C-Riser Initial Meeting
  c.  Pony boiler and chiller changes
  d.  Potential Turf Project Phase II changes
  e.  AV Project Update

7. Management Reports
  a.  Executive Report
  b.  Finance
  c.  Operations
  d.  Food and Beverage
  e.  Marketing
  f.  Partnerships
  g.  Conference Sales
  h.  Event Management

8.  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

9.  Other

10. Adjournment

 

packet attached

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

 March 25th         April 22nd               May 27th


Alerus Center Commission

Pat McLean, Chair

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)

Matt Walkowiak, Vice 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, Secretary

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

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

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)

Clare Albrecht

Public at Large

(701) 680-2663

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

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)

Bill Chaves (non-voting)

UND Representative

(701) 777-2794

1st Term: 3/1/18 to 2/28/2021 (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 General Manager


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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