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Emergency Management Board

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1. Establishment

The City of Grand Forks and the County of Grand Forks through a Joint Powers Agreement establish a combined emergency management agency.

2. Administration

The agency shall be managed by a board to be known as the Emergency Management Board. The Board shall consist of: a member of the County Commission, appointed by the County Commission; a member of the City Council, appointed by the City Council, and a representative of the public, whose appointment shall be jointly concurred with by the County Commission and the City Council.

3. Powers and Duties

  • To plan for and implement the establishment of the agency;

  • To plan for and implement the emergency management systems, including emergency mitigation, preparation, response and recovery functions and activities for all emergencies and disasters, whether natural or man-made;

  • To develop a plan for the administration and management of the Emergency Management Agency;

  • To establish and develop policies governing day to day operations of the agency;

  • To prepare an annual budget for approval by the City and County;

  • To employ an Emergency Manager and staff necessary to operate or manage the agency, subject to the limits of annual appropriations and authority approved by the City and County;

  • To enter into contracts for the purchase, lease and sale of equipment and/or services necessary to carry out its powers and duties, subject to the limits of annual appropriations and authority as approved by the City and County;

  • To plan for future needs of the City and County in relation to emergency services and Emergency Management and make appropriate recommendations to the City and County;

  • To assure that emergency operational plans are developed to effectively serve the citizens within the agency’s jurisdiction;

  • To submit an annual report of all functions, activities, and recommendations for consideration by the City and County;

  • To prepare and submit such grant applications for local, state, federal or other funding which may be available for the administration, operation and management of the Emergency Management program;
    Such other powers and duties as may be assigned from time to time by the City and County.

4. Members

  • Danny Weigel - Term expires January 1, 2021
    Grand Forks City Council Representative
  • Diane Knauf
    Grand Forks County Commission Representative
  • Leah Ista- Term expires March 3, 2022
    Representative of the Public
  • Michelle Rakoczy - Term expires March 6, 2021
    Representative of the Public
  • Heather Everson - Term expires March 6, 2021
    Representative of the Public

Board of Adjustments

 

RE:                 Board of Adjustment Meeting

 

 

Please be informed that the meeting date to hear this variance is scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020  at 10:30 AM in Room A102 of City Hall.  It is important that the applicant be present at the meeting in order for the variance to be heard.

 

  1. Meland Architecture on behalf of Jonathan and Maniphone Haug, 1117 Reeves Dr., has made a request for variance to the impervious surface area coverage and accessory building requirements [Sections 18-0209(7) and 18-305(4) of the Land Development Code] in order to construct an accessory building.Legal Description: Lot 9 & 10 and the South half of lot 8, Block 11 of Lindsay’s Addition.

     

  2. Barbara Neeser, 202 Circle Hills Dr., has made a request for variance to the impervious surface area coverage, 2nd front yard setback and accessory building requirements [Sections 18-0208(7) & (8), and 18-0305 of the Land Development Code] in order to build an attached garage addition and rear house addition.Legal Description: Lot 1, Block 14 of Sunbeam Addition.

 

 

The Board of Adjustments has asked that all property owners within 200’ of the above applicants be notified so anyone objecting can be present.

 

 

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NOTE:                        Any individual requiring a special accommodation to allow access or participation at a City meeting is asked to notify the ADA Coordinator (#746-2665) of their needs.

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