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1. Purpose

There shall be and is hereby created a Board of Appeals consisting of six (6) individuals, who are qualified by experience and training to pass judgment upon matters pertaining to building construction. The Building Official shall be a non-voting, ex-officio member and shall act as Secretary to the Board. The Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the City Council and shall hold meetings as required. The Board may adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting activities and investigations. The Board may adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting activities and investigations. The Board shall render all decisions and findings in writing with a copy provided to the appellant.

2. Responsibilities

  1. To review, on appeal by the applicant, all requests for exception under this Code which have been reviewed and denied by the Building Official;

  2. To grant exceptions to the requirements of the International Building Code for the repair, rehabilitation or change of occupancy of existing buildings where the planned repairs, rehabilitation or change of occupancy would not otherwise comply with the provisions of the Code. No exception shall be authorized hereunder unless the Board of Appeals finds the following conditions existing: 1. The building was constructed more than twenty-five (25) years before the adoption of the present Code. 2. The Board finds, upon completion of the proposed repair, rehabilitation or change of occupancy will not diminish the safety and welfare of the occupants.

  3. To monitor and evaluate on an ongoing basis, the effectiveness and application of the provisions of Codes and any rules, regulations, or procedures promulgated thereunder to determine their impact on the rehabilitation of existing buildings. Pursuant to this responsibility, the Board of Appeals shall gather information, conduct studies, and make appropriate reports and recommendations related to the application of these provisions, the decisions of the appellate body, and the experience of other jurisdictions.

  4. To adopt guidelines to be used by the Building Official in determining compliance with this chapter.

  5. To recommend to the City Council guidelines to be adopted by the City Council to expand this Code

3. Members

  • Todd Blixt

  • Brian Carlson

  • James Glick

  • Bob Klave
  • Scott Meland
  • Gene Youngdahl

Staff

Bev Collings, 746-2631

City Council

  • Video Linkhttps://youtu.be/S9wmCFc1Cwk

GRAND FORKS GROWTH FUND,

A JOBS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (JDA) AGENDA

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.

Council Chambers

 

1.         GENERAL BUSINESS:   Roll Call

 

2.         PRESENTATION: 

 

        2.1  TechSpark/Airtonomy Update  (Info Only)

 

3.  ADJOURNMENT

 

 

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Tuesday, February 18, 20209 – 5:30 p.m.

(Immediately following JDA)

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.         GENERAL BUSINESS

 

                1.1 Welcome and Roll Call

                1.2 Mayor’s Announcement

 

2.         AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & PROCLAMATIONS

 

2.1          Census Update

2.2          Flood Update

2.3          Red River Valley Water Supply Update

2.4          Employee Recognition

2.5          BNSF – Increase maximum allowable track speed

 

3.         PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SECOND READINGS OF ORDINANCES

                (The City Council welcomes your interest and participation in public hearings.  If you wish to speak during  any                 public hearing you may do so by completing a speaker card and placing it in the designated box. You may address    the Council on matters relevant to the public hearing when called upon by the  Mayor. Please  keep your remarks to           a maximum of three minutes.  Always come to the podium and speak into the microphones, as the meeting is         being broadcast and recorded.)

 

3.1          Public Hearing on Resolution of Necessity and Determination of Protest on Project No. 8159,                Dist. No. 744, Paving Reconstruction on 36th Ave S from S Columbia Rd to the East 700 feet

4.         ACTION ITEMS

                (The City Council may consider one or more of the following action items in a single vote.  Individual items        may be   acted upon separately as requested by the Mayor or a member of City Council.)

 

4.1          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)

 

4.2          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

 

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

 

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

 

4.5          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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

4.16       Conditional Use Permit for Ruffing It Doggie Daycare, Overnight Center & Grooming, located                at 1515 DeMers Ave

 

4.17       Conditional Use Permit for Kost Materials, LLC to construct ready mix production               facility and aggregate storage, located at 5070 DeMers Ave

 

4.18       Final approval (fast track) -  Plat  for University Place Second Resubdivision, located at 2724    and 2800 University Avenue

 

4.19       Final approval (fast track) – Replat of Lots B, R and E, Block 1, Perkin’s 1st Addition, located at    2751 32nd Ave S

 

4.20       Preliminary approval of an ordinance to dedicate right-of-way on plat of University Park           Resubdivision

 

4.21       Preliminary approval of an ordinance to dedicate right-of-way on plat of Edgewood Village     Second Resubdivision

 

4.22       Preliminary approval of an ordinance amending the zoning map relating to Southern Estates                 Planned Unit Development, Concept Development Plan, Amendment No. 14

 

5.         INFORMATION ITEMS

 

6.         CITIZEN REQUESTS

                (Anyone wishing to address the City Council on matters within the jurisdiction of the City but that do not          appear    on the Agenda may do so under Citizen Request.  Matters not appearing on the City Council’s Agenda will not               receive action at this meeting, but may be referred to staff or a committee.  If you wish to speak to the City Council               about an                item that does not appear on the agenda, you may do so by completing a speaker card and placing it in       the designated box at the back of the room.  You may address the Council as the Mayor calls upon you during this             portion of the meeting. All comments and presentations are to be limited to three minutes or as otherwise       established by the City Council. Always come to the podium and speak into the microphone, as the meeting is                 being broadcast and recorded.)

 

7.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND BILLS:

 

                7.1 Vendor List

                7.2  Minutes – January 21, 2020 and February 3, 2020

 

8.         CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS

 

9.         MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

 

10.       ADJOURNMENT

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