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

Grand Forks Events Center Commission - Finance & Renovation Committee

  • Date: 07/08/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

AGENDA
Finance/Renovation Committee
of the Grand Forks Events Center Commission
Virtual meeting via Zoom

Wednesday, July 8th
Meeting Room 12/Zoom Call


Members of the Grand Forks Events Center Commission may be attending this meeting in person, electronically or telephonically. All in person participation will be conducted in accordance with COVID-19 precautions including social distancing modifications as recommended by the CDC, the North Dakota Department of Health and/or the Grand Forks Public Health Department. (Limited space is available for public attendance.)

Members of the public wishing to view the live meeting of the Grand Forks Event Center Commission should contact Cole Johnson at (701) 792-1200 or by email at Cole.Johnson@SpectraXP.com prior to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 for further information.

 

Committee Members:     _____Curt Kreun     _____Pat McLean     _____Ken Vein     _____Jay Kleven     _____Matt Walkowiak

 

1)  Call to Order

2)  Roll Call

3)  Approval of the June 10th, 2020 Minutes

4) Capital Review

a) HVAC Study

5)  Turf Phase II

6)  Insurance Recommendations

7)  UND Usage Agreement Negotiations

(The Committee may convene in an executive session as provided by N.D.C.C. §§ 44-04-19.1 and 44-04-19.2 for attorney consultation and to discuss negotiating strategy, to provide negotiating instructions and/or to discuss confidential documents all as provided by N.D.C.C. §§ 44-04-19.1, 44-04-19.2 and/or 44-04-18.4.)

 

8)  Alerus Financial Agreement Negotiations

(The Committee may convene in an executive session as provided by N.D.C.C. §§ 44-04-19.1 and 44-04-19.2 for attorney consultation and to discuss negotiating strategy, to provide negotiating instructions and/or to discuss confidential documents all as provided by N.D.C.C. §§ 44-04-19.1, 44-04-19.2 and/or 44-04-18.4.)

 

9)  Other

10)  Adjournment

 


Note:     Members of the Alerus Center Commission may participate in the Committee meeting and any possible executive session which may constitute a quorum of the Commission as well as the Committee.

Alerus Center Mission Statement
The mission of the Alerus Center is to provide premier entertainment and events that
stimulate economic impact and improve the quality of life for Grand Forks area citizens.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

August 12th   September 9th   October 14th


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