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

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

  • Video Linkhttps://youtu.be/ak7GfJDFtE0
 

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting
February 5, 2020, 5:30pm
Grand Forks Council Chambers

 

  1. Roll Call

    ____Budke  ___Johnson  ___Kuhn    ___Lunski   ____Matejcek   ___Reichert  ___Sande  ___ Wasvick

  2. Reading and Approval of Minutes for January 8, 2020

  3. Public Hearings, Final Approvals, Petitions,and Minor Changes

    3-1       Update of the Planning and Zoning Commission By-Laws. (To be tabled until the March Commission meeting)

    3-2       (Public Hearing) Conditional Use Permit for Ruffing It Doggie Daycare, Overnight Center & Grooming, located at 1515 Demers Ave.

    3-3       (Public Hearing) Conditional Use Permit for Kost Materials, LLC, to construct ready mix production facility and aggregate storage located at 5070 DeMers Ave.

    3-4       (Public Hearing – Fast Track Final) University Place Second Resubdivision, located at 2724 and 2800 University Avenue.

    3-5       (Public Hearing – Fast Track Final) Replat of Lot B, R, and E, Block 1, Perkins 1st Addition located at 2751 32nd Ave S. 

     

  4. Communications and Preliminary Approvals

    4-1       Plat of University Park Resubdivision located at 404 N 25th Street and 2100 5th Ave North.

    4-2       Plat of Edgewood Village Second Resubdivision and ordinance dedicating R/W, located at 4000-4300 blocks of S 19th Street.

    4-3       Southern Estates PUD Amendment #14, located at 4000-4300 blocks of S 19th Street.

     

  5. Reports from the Planning Department

    5-1       Land Use Plan update briefing and proposed southend development discussion.

    5-2       Discussion of potential sign code amendment relating to on-premise signs along I-29.

  6. Other Business

                   

  7. Adjournment

The next regular meeting is March 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Any individual requiring special accommodations to allow access or participation at city meetings is
asked to notify the ADA Coordinator (746-2655) of their needs one week prior to the meeting.

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