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.
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.
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Planning & Community Development Department - 701-746-2661
CANCELLED: Sport Venue Evacuation and Protective Actions MGT412
- Date: -
- Location: Tech Accelerator
4201 James Ray Dr
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) is established at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and is the world’s leading academic research institution in addressing sports safety and security risks and threats. NCS4 is partially underwritten by grants from the United States Department of Homeland Security and functions with the ambitious mission of conducting innovative research, provide training, enhance professional development, and assess security solutions to support the advancement of safety and security throughout the world.
The research and educational mission of NCS4 is accomplished by working in close partnership with industry professionals, researchers and academics, and national and international government agencies to develop and deploy practical performance improvement tools and applications that bolster the capacity of practitioners to respond effectively to the current and future safety and security challenges and issues.
Sign up early to secure your spot and share this course information with others whom you feel may benefit from this training. These courses are being offered FREE of charge.
Registration link: https://teex.org/Pages/class-calendar.aspx (*filter State to ND to find our classes)
Sport Venue Evacuation and Protective Actions
MGT412 - 15.00 Hours
June 16 & 17, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tech Accelerator, 4201 James Ray Dr, Grand Forks, ND
The Sport Venue Evacuation and Protective Actions course assists venue operators, first responders, emergency
managers, law enforcement, contractors, promoters, and owners of events in developing or enhancing event action
plans with flexible and scalable protective measures for managing mass gatherings. This innovative course builds multiagency
collaboration by delivering critical planning information on evacuation and sheltering plans with actionable
decision criteria that can be adapted for almost any event.
Contact me with any questions.
Director of Emergency Management
Office of Emergency Management
Department of Public Safety
University of North Dakota
3851 Campus Road Stop 9031
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-9031