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Events Center Commission

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1. Powers and functions

Subject to the restrictions of this article, the commission shall have the power to adopt such policies, procedures, rules and/or regulations as it may determine to be reasonably necessary and/or convenient to manage and promote the Events Center, which shall include the following powers:
  1. To improve, develop, enlarge, operate, manage, regulate and maintain the Events Center and related facilities, and to contract for the operations or maintenance of any parts thereof or for services to be performed.

  2. To acquire, lease, trade, or purchase and to hold and dispose of personal property.

  3. To establish rules, policies and guidelines for the rental and usage of the Events Center and to amend said rules, policies and guidelines as necessary and convenient.

  4. To fix and collect parking, rental, and other fees and charges, and to grant concessions.

  5. To purchase and sell supplies, goods, and equipment as may be reasonably necessary and/or convenient for the operation of the Events Center.

  6. To coordinate the efforts of public, private and volunteer agencies involved with Events Center developments and activities.

  7. To promote, market, advertise, sponsor, and fund events or activities which provide a better utilization of the Events Center and commission resources, including but not limited to conventions, shows, concerts, festivals, gatherings, and sporting events.

  8. To enter into contracts and leases and to execute all instruments necessary and/or convenient to provide a better utilization of the Events Center and commission resources, including but not limited to contracts and leases for conventions, shows, concerts, festivals, gatherings, sporting events, and other events or activities.

  9. To hire and retain professional personnel and to prescribe their qualifications and fix their compensation; provided, however, said personnel shall not be subject to civil service or merit system laws or other laws, ordinances and/or regulations pertaining to the status of municipal employees.

  10. To establish committees, determine committee membership, and delegate powers to such committees, employees, and staff as the commission sees fit.

  11. To permit and regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages upon the and outside of the Events Center in accordance with the ordinances of the City of Grand Forks and the statutes of the State of North Dakota.

  12. To establish and adopt such bylaws, policies, procedures, rules and/or regulations as it may determine to be reasonably necessary and or convenient to the exercise of commission powers and the implementation of Events Center programs and activities provided that the adoption thereof shall not be in conflict with any city ordinance, policy, procedure, or resolution.

  13. To exercise such other powers as delegated by the city council.

2. Membership

The Events Center Commission shall consist of seven (7) voting members and one (1) non-voting member.  Six (6) of the voting members shall be nominated from the public at large by the Mayor and ratified by the City Council.  One (1) voting member shall be a member of the City Council nominated by the Mayor and ratified by the City Council.  The one (1) non-voting member shall be a representative of the University of North Dakota, appointed by the President of the University of North Dakota.

3. Terms 

Three (3) years.

4. Members

  • Matt Walkowiak, Chair
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - September 19, 2022

  • Jay Kleven
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - August 1, 2022

  • Brian Faison
    UND Representative
    Term Expiration - February 28, 2021

  • Curt Kreun, Vice Chair
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - November 30, 2021

  • Hal Gershman
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - February 28, 2021

  • Pat McLean, Secretary
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - November 30, 2021

  • Clare Albrecht
    Public at Large Representative
    Term Expiration - December 6, 2020

  • Ken Vein
    City Council Representative
    Term Expiration - August 1, 2022

Staff

Anna Rosburg, General Manager
Alerus Center - 792-1200

Committee of the Whole

GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Committee of the Whole

Monday, February 24, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.

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.             CALL TO ORDER:

 

1.1          Welcome and Roll Call:

 

2.             DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

2.1          Request from SOGF, Inc., dba Speedway 805, for approval of ownership change

 

2.2          Request from BTAB, LLC, dba Rumors Sports Bar & Grill, for approval of ownership change

2.3          Designate Voting LocationsAG for 2020 Elections

 

2.4          Emergency Management Board appointment

 

2.5          Award bids - Mosquito Control

 

2.6          Modify the remodeling exemption for residential and commercial buildings (NDCC 57-02.2-03)

 

2.7          Create District for Project No. 8177/8178/8179/8180, District No. 574/348/575/745 – Sanitary  Sewer/Watermain/Storm Sewer & Paving/Street Lighting for 36th  Ave. South (S 15th – S Washington)

 

2.8          Plans & Specs for Project No. 8123 – 2020 Concrete Street Repairs & Project #8183 – 2020  Subdivision Concrete Rehab

 

2.9          Plans & Specs for Project No. 8120/8121 – Sidewalks/ADA Curb Ramps

 

2.10        Plans & Specs for Project No. 8184, District No. 748 – Gateway Dr Frontage Road Rehab (I-29 –   North 55th St.)

 

2.11        Plans & Specs for Project No. 8157, District No. 742 - Reconstruct S 12th St (17th Ave S to Park    Dr)

 

2.12        Plans & Specs for Project No. 8098, District No. 739 – Mill/Overlay Shadyridge Court; Project #8124, District #749 – 2020 Mill/Overlay; Project #8158, District #743 – Reconstruct Library Circle (Appr. 300’ west of S Washington to Library Circle)

 

2.13        Bid Award for Project No. 8122 – 2020 Asphalt Street Repair

 

2.14        Bid Award for Project No. 8077 – Veterans Park Restroom

2.15        Change Order #6 for Project No. 8042 - University Ave. Reconstruction (Coulee-Columbia) & Medians/Lighting from Coulee to 42nd

 

2.16        Declaration of surplus and authorize sale of vehicles

 

2.17        Section 5339 Funds - Authorize application

 

2.18        Section 5310 Funds - Authorize application

 

3.               OTHER BUSINESS:

 

4.               ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

5.               ADJOURNMENT:

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