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

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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