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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
    Grand Forks Chief of Police
  • Andy Schneider
    GF County Sheriff's Office representative
  • Becky Ault
    PSAP Director
  • Tim Nesdahl
    Grand Forks EMS
  • Debbie Hoverson
    PSAP Admin Specialist Sr.
  • Gary Lorenz
    Grand Forks Fire Chief      

 

Staff

PSAP,  746-2542

Civil Service Commission

  • Date: 07/09/2020 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

MEMO TO:           Margo Svoboda, Commissioner

                              Keith Reitmeier, Commissioner

                              James Vanyo, Chairperson

                              Wayne Burlog, Vice-Chairperson

                              Patsy Nies, Commissioner

 

FROM:                   Tangee Bouvette, Human Resources Director

RE:                         Civil Service Commission Meeting Agenda

Following is the proposed agenda for the Grand Forks Civil Service Commission Meeting which is scheduled for 3:30 PM on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in the City Council Chambers. Please contact us at 746-2662 if you are unable to attend.

AGENDA

GRAND FORKS CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

Regular Meeting

July 9, 2020 at 3:30 PM

Call to Order

Approval of Minutes

June 18, 2020

Eligibility Register

Bus Operator

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Adjourn

Any individual requiring a special accommodation to allow access or participation at a City meeting is asked to notify the ADA Coordinator (746-2667) of his/her needs.  Also, materials can be provided in alternative formats: large print, Braille, cassette tape, or on computer disk for people with disabilities or with limited English proficiency (LEP) by contacting the ADA Coordinator (746-2667).

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