Events Center Commission

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1. Powers and functions

Subject to the restrictions of this article, the commission shall have the power to adopt such policies, procedures, rules and/or regulations as it may determine to be reasonably necessary and/or convenient to manage and promote the Events Center, which shall include the following powers:
  1. To improve, develop, enlarge, operate, manage, regulate and maintain the Events Center and related facilities, and to contract for the operations or maintenance of any parts thereof or for services to be performed.

  2. To acquire, lease, trade, or purchase and to hold and dispose of personal property.

  3. To establish rules, policies and guidelines for the rental and usage of the Events Center and to amend said rules, policies and guidelines as necessary and convenient.

  4. To fix and collect parking, rental, and other fees and charges, and to grant concessions.

  5. To purchase and sell supplies, goods, and equipment as may be reasonably necessary and/or convenient for the operation of the Events Center.

  6. To coordinate the efforts of public, private and volunteer agencies involved with Events Center developments and activities.

  7. To promote, market, advertise, sponsor, and fund events or activities which provide a better utilization of the Events Center and commission resources, including but not limited to conventions, shows, concerts, festivals, gatherings, and sporting events.

  8. To enter into contracts and leases and to execute all instruments necessary and/or convenient to provide a better utilization of the Events Center and commission resources, including but not limited to contracts and leases for conventions, shows, concerts, festivals, gatherings, sporting events, and other events or activities.

  9. To hire and retain professional personnel and to prescribe their qualifications and fix their compensation; provided, however, said personnel shall not be subject to civil service or merit system laws or other laws, ordinances and/or regulations pertaining to the status of municipal employees.

  10. To establish committees, determine committee membership, and delegate powers to such committees, employees, and staff as the commission sees fit.

  11. To permit and regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages upon the and outside of the Events Center in accordance with the ordinances of the City of Grand Forks and the statutes of the State of North Dakota.

  12. To establish and adopt such bylaws, policies, procedures, rules and/or regulations as it may determine to be reasonably necessary and or convenient to the exercise of commission powers and the implementation of Events Center programs and activities provided that the adoption thereof shall not be in conflict with any city ordinance, policy, procedure, or resolution.

  13. To exercise such other powers as delegated by the city council.

2. Membership

The Events Center Commission shall consist of seven (7) voting members and one (1) non-voting member.  Six (6) of the voting members shall be nominated from the public at large by the Mayor and ratified by the City Council.  One (1) voting member shall be a member of the City Council nominated by the Mayor and ratified by the City Council.  The one (1) non-voting member shall be a representative of the University of North Dakota, appointed by the President of the University of North Dakota.

3. Terms 

Three (3) years.

4. Members

  • Matt Walkowiak, Chair
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - September 19, 2022

  • Jay Kleven
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - August 1, 2022

  • Brian Faison
    UND Representative
    Term Expiration - February 28, 2021

  • Curt Kreun, Vice Chair
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - November 30, 2021

  • Hal Gershman
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - February 28, 2021

  • Pat McLean, Secretary
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - November 30, 2021

  • Clare Albrecht
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - December 6, 2020

  • Ken Vein
    City Council Representative
    Term Expiration - August 1, 2022

Staff

Anna Rosburg, General Manager
Alerus Center - 792-1200

City Council

  • Video Linkhttps://youtu.be/SzUYM8PrqkQ

GRAND FORKS GROWTH FUND,

A JOBS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (JDA) AGENDA

Monday, February 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                  Release of Personal Guaranty Request from ODRA, LLC

 

2.2                  Rendezvous Region Tourism Council Funding Request

 

2.3                  Start-Up Grand Forks Loan Requests: 

                        a.             Persephone’s Floral

                        b.            Grand Forks Snack Shack

 

3.  ADJOURNMENT

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, February 3, 2019 – 5:30 p.m.

(Immediately following JDA)

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

 

2.1          Census Update

2.2          Lead and Copper Proposed Rule Change

2.3          Proclamation - Freedom Week, February 10-15, 2020

 

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.)

 

4.0          Rendezvous Region Tourism Council Funding Request

 

4.1          Sole Source Request – RescueONE Connector Boat Package

 

4.2          Supplemental Resolution relating to $5,175,000 Wastewater and Sales Tax Revenue Bond,

                Series 2016 and $7,155,000 Refunding Improvement Bond, Series 2016

 

4.3          Create Special Assessment District for Project No.8157, District No. 742 – Reconstruct S 12th St.            (17th Ave S to Park Drive)

 

4.4          Plans & Specifications for Project No. 8122 – 2020 Asphalt Street Repairs

 

4.5          Plans & Specifications for Project No. 7886 – Mill & Overlay on S 5th St. (Demers – Gateway)

 

4.6          Plans and Specifications for Project No. 7956 – ADA Sidewalk Curb Ramps on Washington       Street   from Hammerling Avenue to 8th Avenue N

 

4.7          Plans & Specifications for Project No. 8166 – 2020 Watermain Replacement

 

4.8          Award Bid for Project Nos. 8116-8117-8118,  2020 Sanitary Sewer/Watermain/Storm Sewer   Repairs

 

4.9          Engineering Agreement for Project No. 8048 – Reconstruct North 3rd St. (Demers-University)

 

4.10       Engineering Services Contract with AE2S for Project No. 8199, 2020 Wastewater Treatment    Plant Facility Plan Update

 

5.         INFORMATION ITEMS

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 Engineers Estimate

                7.2  Minutes - January 6, 2020

 

8.         CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS

9.         MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

10.       ADJOURNMENT

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