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 - Term expires January 1, 2021
    Grand Forks City Council Representative
  • Diane Knauf
    Grand Forks County Commission Representative
  • Leah Ista- Term expires March 3, 2022
    Representative of the Public
  • Michelle Rakoczy - Term expires March 6, 2021
    Representative of the Public
  • Heather Everson - Term expires March 6, 2021
    Representative of the Public

Committee of the Whole

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GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Committee of the Whole

Monday, July 13, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.

Council Chambers

 

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will meet at the above date, time and place.  Members of the Grand Forks City Council may be attending this meeting in person, electronically or telephonically.  All in person participation will be conducted in accordance with COVID-19 precautions including social distancing modifications as recommended by the CDC, the North Dakota Department of Health and/or the Grand Forks Public Health Department.  Limited space is available for public attendance.

 

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 without appearing in person 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 date 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.         CALL TO ORDER

 

1.1         Welcome and Roll Call

 

2.         DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

2.1       Request from Grand Forks Grill, LLC, dba Wild Bill’s Sports Saloon for a change from their Class 4 (Food & Beverage) Alcoholic Beverage License to a Class 1 (General On /Off Sale) Alcoholic Beverage License

 

2.2       Request from Bonzer’s on Fourth, Inc. for approval of change in corporate ownership for Class 1 (General On/Off Sale) Alcoholic Beverage License

 

2.3       Reappointment of Grand Forks Health Officer

 

2.4       Community Foundation Grand Forks Police Department Fund - Information Only

 

2.5       Budget Amendment - Police Department, Narcotics Task Force HIDTA Grant 59319

 

2.6       Design Engineering Amendment for Project No. 8059, Columbia Road Reconstruct (Overpass-University)

 

2.7       Conversion of Oxford & Princeton Streets from One-Way to Two-Way Traffic

 

2.8       Project No. 8127, Quiet Zone Reaffirmation

 

2.9       Approval of engineering agreement with Interstate Engineering for Project No. 8241, Columbia Road Overpass Repair

 

2.10     Matter of approving plans and specifications and authorizing advertisement for bids for Project No. 8241, Columbia Road Overpass repair.

 

2.11     Water Treatment Plant – ph Meter Spare Parts

 

2.12     FY 2020 Budget Update, FY 2021 Proposed Salary and Benefits, and FY 2021 Proposed Mayor’s Budget Preview

 

 

3.         ADJOURNMENT

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