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

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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