Airport Authority

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1. Purpose

It is the intent and purpose by adoption of this article and resolution that the regional airport authority is to accommodate the community and region at large with a cohesive governing body or board of commissioners that will provide the policy, structure, zoning, land acquisition, regulations and approval process necessary to oversee the development and management of an airport for the good of the communities and area which it serves. This purpose includes sound fiscal management functions, the adoption and approval of all operating maintenance budgets and capital improvement programs in addition to the appropriate staffing of a professional airport management team. For more information on the Airport Authority, please visit their website by clicking here.

2. Members

The powers and responsibilities of the regional airport authority shall be vested in a board of commissioners consisting of seven (7) members.

  • Three (3) members shall be residents of the City of Grand Forks appointed by the Mayor of the City of Grand Forks and confirmed by the Grand Forks City Council.

  • Two (2) members shall be residents of either the City of Grand Forks and/or the County of Grand Forks and appointed by the Grand Forks County Commission.

  • One (1) member shall be a member of the Grand Forks City Council, nominated by the President of the Grand Forks City Council and appointed and confirmed by the Grand Forks City Council.

  • One (1) member shall be a member of the Grand Forks County Commission appointed by the Grand Forks County Commission.

3. Terms

Five (5) years.

4. Members

  • Steve Kuhlman
    City Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 31, 2022

  • Karl Bollingberg
    City Representative, Chair
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 1,  2020

  • Dane Simonson
    City Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires August 1, 2023

  • Jeannie Mock
    City Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 31, 2022

  • Tim Mutchler
    County Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July  1,2024
  • Rick Meland
    County Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 1, 2021

  • Gary Malm
    County Representative
    Term: 5 years - Expires July 1, 2022

Staff

Ryan Riesinger, Executive Director
Work: 795-6981

Base Retention and Investment Committee-CANCELLED

Grand Forks Region
Base Retention and Investment Committee

 

Agenda

Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2019 – 8:00am
Grand Forks City Hall, Room A102
255 N. 4th Street, Grand Forks

 

Call-In: (712) 770-4598

Access: 528549

 

  1. Welcome and Introductions

  2. BRIC Coordinator Update

  3. Grand Forks AFB

  4. BRIC Working Groups
  5. Civic Leaders Update

  6. Congressional Delegation Updates

  7. Future Opportunities

  8. Adjourn

 

Next BRIC Meeting March 3, 2020

 

Strategic Plan Goals

  • Support & enhance the value of Grand Forks AFB, its infrastructure, and current missions.
  • Secure new missions & capabilities for Grand Forks AFB
  • Engage the public and private sectors to leverage the assets and infrastructure of Grand Forks AFB for economic diversification opportunities to strengthen the Grand Forks Region and State economies.
  • Support Grand Sky, UND and the emerging UAS industry in North Dakota

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