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

Committee of the Whole

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Committee of the Whole

Monday, February 10, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.

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.             CALL TO ORDER:

 

1.1          Welcome and Roll Call:

 

2.             DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

2.1          Request for transfer of Class 4 (Food & Beverage) Alcoholic Beverage License from Grand Forks Restaurants, LLC (dba Wild Hog Smokehouse Bar and Grill) to Harry’s on DeMers, LLC (dba Harry’s on DeMers)

 

2.2          Request from BGF, Inc (dba Vinyl Taco) to change the class of the Alcoholic Beverage License from a  Class 1 (General On- and/or Off-Sale) Alcoholic Beverage License to a Class 4 (Food & Beverage) Alcoholic Beverage License

 

2.3          Grand Forks Renaissance Zone Project GF-63: Olive Ann

 

2.4          Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 8182, District No. 747, Belmont Road Reconstruction (Peyton’s Place Circle – 62nd Ave S)

 

2.5          Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 8098, District No. 739, Mill & Overlay on Shadyridge Ct; Project No. 8124, District No. 749, 2020 Mill & Overlay and Project No. 8158,   District No. 743, Reconstruct Library Circle

 

2.6          Create Special Assessment District for Project No. 8184, District No. 748, Gateway Drive Frontage Road Rehab (I-29 to North 55th St)

 

2.7          Approve Plans & Specifications for Project No. 8076, Flood Station #201 Upgrades

 

2.8          Award Bids for Project No. 8159, District No. 744, Reconstruct 36th Ave S (Columbia Rd to 700’  East of Columbia Rd

 

2.9          Award Bids for Project No. 8132, 2020 LED Street Light Replacement Program

 

2.10       Award Bids for Project No. 7956, ADA Curb Ramps on Washington St (Hammerling - 8th Ave N)

 

2.11       Award bids for Project No. 8028, Mill & Overlay University Ave (3rd St to State St)

 

2.12       Award Bids for Project No. 7886, N 5th St Mill & Overlay (Demers to Gateway)

 

2.13       Award Bids for Project No. 8112, 2020 Flood Fight Assistance

 

2.14       Engineering Agreement for Project No. 8146, South End Bridge Hydraulics Study

 

2.15       Project Update for Project No. 7957, 32nd Ave South Intersection Improvements (I-29 to S 20th St) (Information Only)

 

2.16      Small Cell Discussion (Information Only)

 

2.17       Award Bid for Project No. 8169, Public Works Operations – LED Light Fixtures

 

3.               OTHER BUSINESS:

 

4.               ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

5.               ADJOURNMENT:

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