Growth Fund Committee

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1. Purpose

The purpose of the Growth Fund Committee is to initially screen applicants requesting funds from the Growth Fund Jobs Development Authority as referred to the committee. Upon referral of an application, the committee will perform investigations and evaluate proposals, negotiate terms and conditions, and offer recommendations to the authority. The committee may also recommend to the authority administrative practices, programs, policies and procedures.

2. Membership

The Growth Fund Committee will be composed of five (5) members representing the following groups and sectors:
  1. Three (3) members from the City Council.

  2. Two (2) members nominated by the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation. Nominations will be received from the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation and confirmed by City Council.

3. Terms

Three (3) year rotating terms

4. Members

  • Bret Weber, President
    City Council Representative
    Term Expiration - June 30, 2020

  • Katie Dachtler
    City Council Representative
    Term Expiration - June 30, 2020

  • Danny Weigel
    City Council Representative
    Term Expiration - June 30, 2020

  • Jonathan Holth
    GF Region Economic Development Corporation
    Term Expiration - November 1, 2022

  • Chris Wolf
    GF Region Economic Development Corporation
    Term Expiration - June 15, 2022

Other Resources:

Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation

Staff

Meredith Richards   Email
Planning & Community Development Department - 792-2864

 

City Council and JDA

  • Video Linkhttps://youtu.be/7kU02iwNSLw

GRAND FORKS GROWTH FUND,

A JOBS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (JDA) AGENDA

Monday, June 1, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.

 

 

Notice is hereby given that the Grand Forks Growth Fund, a Jobs Development Authority will meet on the above date and time.  Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, City Hall is currently closed to the public. Members of the JDA may be attending this meeting electronically or telephonically.  This meeting will be conducted with social distancing modifications consistent with the recommendations of the CDC. In person attendance at the meeting by the public will not be allowed.   

 

Members of the public may view the live airing of the JDA meeting on Grand Forks Channel 2 or streamed live through the City’s Facebook page at facebook.com/cityofgrandforks.  Any member of the public seeking to submit comments relating to an Agenda item or public hearing should submit their comments to www.grandforksgov.com/councilcomments or call (701)746-2678 for further information.  All comments received prior to 5:00 p.m. on the meeting day will be considered part of the record of the meeting as if personally presented.

 

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:   Roll Call

 

2.            JDA ACTION ITEMS:  Hold a Public Hearing and Take Action on

 

2.1          FlexPACE Loan Request: Associated Potato Growers

 

2.2          Funding Request: Airtonomy

 

2.3          Funding Request: Tailorie

 

2.4          Match Request for EDA Build to Scale Application: Center for Innovation

 

3.  ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 


 

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, June 1, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.

(Immediately following JDA)

 

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will meet at the above date and time.   Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, City Hall is currently closed to the public.  Members of the Grand Forks City Council may be attending this meeting electronically or telephonically.  This meeting will be conducted with social distancing modifications consistent with the recommendations of the CDC. In person attendance at the meeting by the public will not be allowed.

 

Members of the public may view the live airing of the City Council meeting on Grand Forks Channel 2 or streamed live through the City’s Facebook page at facebook.com/cityofgrandforks.  Any member of the public seeking to submit comments relating to an Agenda item or public hearing should submit their comments to www.grandforksgov.com/councilcomments or call 701-746-2664 for further information.  All comments received prior to 5:00 p.m. on the meeting day will be considered part of the record of the meeting as if personally presented.

 

1.         GENERAL BUSINESS

 

1.1          Welcome and Roll Call

1.2          Pledge of Allegiance

1.3          Mayor’s Announcements

 

2.         AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & PROCLAMATIONS

 

2.1          Covid-19 update

 

2.2          Census Update

 

2.3          Grand Forks Regional Water Treatment Plant Startup Update

 

2.4          Project Update on Cities Area Transit Facility Rehab and Expansion

 

2.4          Proclamation – Immigrant Heritage Month

 

3.         PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SECOND READINGS OF ORDINANCES

(The City Council welcomes your interest and participation in public hearings. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, City Hall is currently closed to the public.  This meeting will be conducted with social distancing modifications consistent with the recommendations of the CDC. Members of the public may view the live airing of the City Council meeting on Grand Forks Channel 2 or streamed live through the City's Facebook page at facebook.com/cityofgrandforks. Any member of the public seeking to comment on the public hearing may submit written comments to www.grandforksgov.com/councilcomments or call 701-746-2664 for further information.  All comments received prior to 5:00 p.m. on the meeting date will be considered part of the record of the meeting as if personally presented.)

 


 

3.1          Public Hearing and Action on 2020-24 Consolidated Plan (Con Plan),  Citizen Participation Plan (CPP), Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI), and 2020 Annual Action Plan, including CDBG-CV Funds

-Brick and Mortar Funding History

 

3.2          Determine Insufficiency of Protest on the following projects:

               a) ) Paving/Street Lighting Project No. 8180, District No. 754, Paving & Street Lighting 36th Ave South (S 15th St- Washington) (Tabled from May 4, 2020)

              

4.         ACTION ITEMS

 

4.0          Consideration of Extension of Public Health Emergency

 

4.1          2019 Holiday Hours – Utilization Extension

 

4.2          Amendment to licensed premise from Bonzers to allow for a patio

 

4.3          Plans & Specs for Project #8068 – Shared Use Path on Columbia Road (40th-47th)

 

4.4         Bids for Project #8156 – Right Turn Lane at South Washington & 42nd Ave. South

 

4.5         Bids for Project #8177-78-79-80, District #574/348/575/745 – Sanitary Sewer/Watermain/Storm Sewer/Paving & Street Lighting for 36th Ave. South (South Washington – S. 15th St.)

 

4.6         Construction Engineering Agreement for Project #7951 – Traffic Signal Backplates & Red Light Confirmation Indicators

 

4.7         WWTP Replacement parts

 

5.         INFORMATION ITEMS

 

5.1          Statement of Changes in Cash Balance as of 02/29/2020

 

6.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND BILLS:

 

6.1          Vendor List and Engineer’s Estimate

6.2          Minutes - March 30, April 6, and April 13, 2020

 

7.         CITIZEN COMMENTS

 (The City Council welcomes your interest and participation. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, City Hall is currently closed to the public.  This meeting will be conducted with social distancing modifications consistent with the recommendations of the CDC. Members of the public may view the live airing of the City Council meeting on Grand Forks Channel 2 or streamed live through the City's Facebook page at facebook.com/cityofgrandforks. Any member of the public seeking to comment during the                     citizen comments section of this meeting may submit written comments to www.grandforksgov.com/councilcomments or call 701-746-2664 for further information.  All comments received prior to 5:00 p.m. on the meeting date will be considered part of the record of the meeting as if personally presented.)

                   

8.         CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS

9.         MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

10.       ADJOURNMENT

 

Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 24 hours prior to this meeting at 746-2665.

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