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1. Establishment

The City of Grand Forks, the County of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota through a Joint Powers Agreement establish one Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) in order to provide the most efficient and effective delivery of the public safety and emergency services.

2. Membership

The Grand Forks County PSAP Board shall consist of the following nine members:

  • A representative of the Grand Forks County Commission.
  • A representative of the Grand Forks City Council. 
  • Chief of the Grand Forks Police Department, or designee.
  • Chief of the Grand Forks Fire Department, or designee.
  • Chief of the University of North Dakota Police Department, or designee.
  • Grand Forks County Sheriff, or designee.
  • A citizen of Grand Forks County to be appointed by the Grand Forks County Commission.
  • Director of Altru Hospital Ambulance Services, or designee (non-voting ex officio member).
  • PSAP Director (non-voting ex officio member).

3. Responsibilities, Powers and Duties To adopt bylaws and procedural rules.

  1. To employ and directly supervise a 911 Coordinator/PSAP Director, who shall manage and exercise operational control over the PSAP.
  2. To exercise administrative approval and oversight of the annual PSAP budget as developed and submitted by the Director.
  3. To execute and to exercise administrative oversight over any and all contracts or agreements necessary in order to operate, equip, or manage the PSAP, subject to the applicable city of Grand Forks administrative regulations and to the limits of the annual appropriations approved by the Parties.
  4. To exercise administrative approval and oversight over the Capital Improvements Program (CIP) developed and submitted by the Director.
  5. To stimulate and encourage long-range planning in order to provide an effective, efficient and responsive public safety communications systems and PSAP.
  6. Such other responsibilities, powers and duties as may be appropriate and necessary in order to address the public safety communications needs of the public and the Parties.

4. Members

Each member shall serve until a successor is appointed

  • Danny Weigel
    Grand Forks City Council representative appointed by City Council

  • Cynthia Pic
    Grand Forks County Commission Representative appointed by Commission

  • Tom Murphy
    Citizen of Grand Forks appointed by Grand Forks County Commission

  • Eric Plummer
    Representative of UND appointed by the President of the University

  • Mark Nelson
    Designee of GF Chief of Police
    Member from an Operational Department of the City of Grand Forks
    GF Police Department appointed by the Mayor
  • Andy Schneider
    GF County Sheriff's Office representative
  • Becky Ault
    PSAP Director
  • Tim Nesdahl
    Grand Forks EMS
  • Debbie Hoverson
    PSAP Admin Specialist Sr.
  • Pete O'Neill
    Grand Forks Fire Dept Chairman 

 

Staff

PSAP,  746-2542

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

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Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

July 1, 2020, 5:30 pm

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at the above date and time. City Hall and Council Chambers are now open to the public.  However due to the on-going  COVID-19 public health concerns, members of the Planning and Zoning Commission and staff may be attending this meeting in person while abiding by social distancing guidelines set by the CDC, attending electronically or attending by phone.

Members of the public may view the live airing of the Commission meeting on Grand Forks Channel 2 or streamed live through the City’s Facebook page at facebook.com/cityofgrandforks.  Any member of the public seeking to submit comments relating to an Agenda item or public hearing may do so in person at the meeting or should submit their comments to www.grandforksgov.com/councilcomments or call 701-746-2661 for further information.  All online comments received prior to 5:00 p.m. on the meeting day will be considered part of the record of the meeting as if personally presented

  1. Roll Call

    ____Budke  ___Johnson  ___Kuhn    ___Lunski   ____Matejcek   ___Reichert  ___Sande  ___ Wasvick

  2. Reading and Approval of Minutes for March 4, 2020 (previously tabled)

    And Reading and Approval of Minutes for June 3, 2020.

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

    3-1       Ordinance to amend zoning map - JR PUD Concept Development Plan Amendment 4, located along 44th Avenue South between South 34th Street and South 30th Street.

    3-2       Plat of Crary’s 11th Addition and Ordinance dedicating Right of Way located at 900 block of David Drive (west of Cherry Street, south of 58th Ave S). Applicant has withdrawn the application.

    3-3       Ordinance to Amend Zoning Map - Gateway Planned Unit Development (PUD), Concept Development Plan, located at 4001 Gateway Drive. 

    3-4       Ordinance to Amend Zoning Map –  Rezone lot B block 16, Skidmore Addition from R4 MultiFamily District to B3 General Business District, located at 501 Seward Avenue.  

    3-5       Appeal to Detailed Development Plan for gravel contractors storage yard at 4575 32nd Ave S, Mak Construction.   

     

  4. Communications and Preliminary Approvals

    4-1       Ordinance to amend zoning map – Rezone Lot 1, Block 1, Grand Cities Mall Resubdivision from B-2 (Shopping Center) District to B-3 (General Business) District, located at 1900 S Washington St.

  5. Reports from the Planning Department

  6. Other Business

  7. Adjournment

Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 24 hours prior to this meeting at 746-2665.

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