Grand Forks Growth Fund - A Jobs Development Authority

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The Grand Forks Growth Fund, established in 1987, is the City's Primary economic development financing program.  It has been managed since 1995 by the Growth Fund, a Jobs Development Authority with advice from the Growth Fund Committee.  

The Grand Forks Growth Fund, a Jobs Development Authority (JDA), through direct and indirect actions, will encourage the creation of new jobs, enhance the economic climate, save existing jobs, create new wealth, enhance the local property tax base, encourage capital investment, improve the quality of life, enhance tourism and local events, promote public, private, or public/private enterprises or partnerships, and diversify the local economy.

The Growth Fund JDA takes final action on recommendations provided by the Growth Fund Committee, a subcommittee to the JDA.

Membership:

The powers and responsibilities of the authority shall be vested in a board of directors consisting of all members of the Grand Forks City Council and the mayor for the City of Grand Forks.

 

Staff:

Meredith Richards   Email
Planning & Community Development Department -  701-746-2661

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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