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

  • Katie Dachtler
    City Council Representative

  • Kyle Kvamme
    City Council Representative

  • 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

  • Date: 05/26/2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: VIA ZOOM
  • Video Link


Committee of the Whole

Tuesday, May 26, 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          Amendment to licensed premise from Bonzers to allow for a patio


2.2          Approval of 2020-24 Consolidated Plan (Con Plan),  Citizen Participation Plan (CPP), Analysis of   Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI), and 2020 Annual Action Plan, including CDBG-CV Funds


2.3          Plans & Specs for Project #8068 – Shared Use Path on Columbia Road (40th-47th)


2.4          Bids for Project #8156 – Right Turn Lane at South Washington & 42nd Ave. South


2.5          Bids for Project #8177-78-79-80, District #574/348/575/745 – Sanitary Sewer/Watermain/Storm                 Sewer/Paving & Street Lighting for 36th Ave. South (South Washington – S. 15th St.)


2.6          Construction Engineering Agreement for Project #7951 – Traffic Signal Backplates & Red Light    Confirmation Indicators


2.7          WWTP Replacement parts


2.8          Other City Council Discussion Matters


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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