MPO Executive Policy Board

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1. Functions

  1. The Executive Policy Committee shall prepare and adopt a Plan and recommend policies for the development of the area. The Plan shall be based on existing conditions and probable future growth and shall be made with the general purpose of guiding a coordinated and harmonious development that will promote the health, safety and general welfare of the inhabitants. The Plan shall also seek to promote efficiency and economy in the process of land development and population distribution so as to reduce the waste of resources; and it shall promote an efficient and economic utilization and conservation of the means of production of food and water, of sanitary and other facilities and of natural resources and transportation.

  2. The Executive Policy Committee shall act as the official area-wide planning agency for the Metropolitan Area and shall be designated as a consortium of governments for federal legislation dealing with transportation, land use, and any other issue deemed appropriate by their respective governing bodies and as the official Area Planning Organization as required by the United States Department of Transportation and other agencies.

2. Membership

The Executive Policy Committee shall consist of at least two-thirds elected officials and each member unit of government shall be allowed voting representation as follows:
  1. Two elected officials from the Grand Forks City Council;

  2. Two elected officials from the East Grand Forks City Council;

  3. One member each from the Grand Forks and Polk County Commissions;

  4. One member each representing the Grand Forks and East Grand Forks City Planning Commissions;

  5. Representatives shall be appointed by the respective bodies they are to represent.

3. Terms

Members of the Policy Committee shall serve for a term of two (2) years except that members of the respective governing bodies holding memberships by virtue of their elected positions shall hold office only during their respective terms of office.

4. Members

  • Gary Malm - Grand Forks County

  • Ken Vein -Grand Forks City Council
  • Warren Strandell - Polk County
  • Al Grasser - Grand Forks P&Z

  • Marc DeMers - East Grand Forks City Council

  • Michael Powers - East Grand Forks P&Z

  • Jeannie Mock - Grand Forks City Council
  • Clarence Vetter - East Grand Forks City Council

Staff

Earl Haugen, MPO Executive Director   Email  746-2657
www.theforksmpo.org

Committee of the Whole

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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