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

INSURANCE AND FLOODING - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Date: 02/04/2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Do you have questions and concerns about insurance and flooding? The Emergency Management Office, in partnership with Stacey Mesteth, a professional insurance agent who has extensive experience with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Homeowner's policies will be presenting 3 public info sessions to help answer your insurance questions. 

The sessions are being held on January 23rd, January 30th and February 4th. 

(JAN 23rd) will be held in the Meadowlark Room #12 at the Alerus Center from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

(JAN 30th) will be held in the City Council Chambers at City Hall from Noon - 1:00 pm

(FEB 4th) will be held in the Cardinal/Hummingbird Room 8/9 at the Alerus Center from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

These sessions are FREE and open to the public! 

NOTE: To request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter for these sessions, please contact Heather Everson, Options Resource Center for Independent Living, at 218.773.6100 , heather@myoptions.info, or via Text Line at 701.864.0269 by Friday, January 17th, 2020.

 

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 780.8213.

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