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


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


Committee of the Whole

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Committee of the Whole

Monday, May 11, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.


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  Any member of the public seeking to submit comments relating to an Agenda item or public hearing should submit their comments to 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.         CALL TO ORDER


1.1          Welcome and Roll Call




2.1          Loan Request from Convention and Visitors Bureau


2.2          Developer Plans – Update


2.3          Cost Participation Maintenance Agreement for Project No. 8203 – Ramp Flush Camera at Gateway Dr & I-29


2.4          Award Bid for Project No. 8016 - 2020 Fog Seal and Project No. 8125 - 2020 Scrub Seal


2.5          Design Engineering Services Agreement for City Project No. 8217 – New Interim Sanitary Lift Station No. 48 and Forcemain


2.6          Agreement with City of East Grand Forks for City Project No. 8193 – Inspection of Point Bridge


2.7          Award Bid for Projects No. 8209/10/11/12, District No. 349/577/578/750 - Water, Storm Sewer, Stormwater Pond, and Paving for S. 19th St and 44th Ave S.


2.8          Other discussion items


3.         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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