MPO Executive Policy Board

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1. Functions

  1. The Executive Policy Committee shall prepare and adopt a Plan and recommend policies for the development of the area. The Plan shall be based on existing conditions and probable future growth and shall be made with the general purpose of guiding a coordinated and harmonious development that will promote the health, safety and general welfare of the inhabitants. The Plan shall also seek to promote efficiency and economy in the process of land development and population distribution so as to reduce the waste of resources; and it shall promote an efficient and economic utilization and conservation of the means of production of food and water, of sanitary and other facilities and of natural resources and transportation.

  2. The Executive Policy Committee shall act as the official area-wide planning agency for the Metropolitan Area and shall be designated as a consortium of governments for federal legislation dealing with transportation, land use, and any other issue deemed appropriate by their respective governing bodies and as the official Area Planning Organization as required by the United States Department of Transportation and other agencies.

2. Membership

The Executive Policy Committee shall consist of at least two-thirds elected officials and each member unit of government shall be allowed voting representation as follows:
  1. Two elected officials from the Grand Forks City Council;

  2. Two elected officials from the East Grand Forks City Council;

  3. One member each from the Grand Forks and Polk County Commissions;

  4. One member each representing the Grand Forks and East Grand Forks City Planning Commissions;

  5. Representatives shall be appointed by the respective bodies they are to represent.

3. Terms

Members of the Policy Committee shall serve for a term of two (2) years except that members of the respective governing bodies holding memberships by virtue of their elected positions shall hold office only during their respective terms of office.

4. Members

  • Gary Malm - Grand Forks County

  • Ken Vein -Grand Forks City Council
  • Warren Strandell - Polk County
  • Al Grasser - Grand Forks P&Z

  • Marc DeMers - East Grand Forks City Council

  • Michael Powers - East Grand Forks P&Z

  • Jeannie Mock - Grand Forks City Council
  • Clarence Vetter - East Grand Forks City Council

Staff

Earl Haugen, MPO Executive Director   Email  746-2657
www.theforksmpo.org

Downtown Design Review Board

  • Date: 04/29/2020 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Location: Virtual meeting. See information below on how to participate

Downtown Design Review Board

Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 8:30 am  

Notice is hereby given that the Downtown Design Review Board will meet at the above date and time. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, City Hall is currently closed to the public.  Members of the Downtown Design Review Board may be attending this meeting electronically or telephonically. This meeting will be conducted with social distancing modifications consistent with the recommendations of the CDC. In person attendance at the meeting by the public will not be allowed.

Any member of the public seeking to submit comments relating to an Agenda item should submit their comments to www.grandforksgov.com/councilcomments or call 701-746-2658 for further information.  All comments received prior to 5:00 p.m. on the day before the meeting (by 5pm on April 28th) will be considered part of the record of the meeting as if personally presented

 

  1. Roll Call

    Badman_____  Byzewski_____  Flemmer_____  Kvamme____ Reichert_____

  2. Reading and Approval of Minutes for February 12, 2020.

  3. New Construction of the Arglye, 323 Demers Ave.

  4. Rehabilitation of Mills Square, 301 University Ave.

  5. Update on Wall Signage for Wells Concrete, 33 S 3rd Street.

 

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