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Community Development Committee - April 18, 2017 Minutes

Regular Meeting: Tuesday: April 18, 2017:

The Regular Meeting of the Community Development Committee of the City of Fargo, North Dakota, was held in the City Commission Room at City Hall at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

The Community Development Committee Members present is as follows:

Present: Commissioner John Strand, Linda Boyd, Linda Klebe, Jan Ulferts Stewart, Lynn Fundingsland, Mike Hahn

Item 1. Welcome
Chairperson Strand welcomed Members to the meeting and introductions were made.

Item 2. Approval of Minutes: Regular Meeting of March 21, 2017
Ms. Boyd moved the minutes of the March 21, 2017 Community Development Committee meeting be approved. Second by Mr. Hahn. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.

Item 3. Review Storefront Rehab application – 6 12th Street North: APPROVED
Community Development Administrator Dan Mahli introduced the proposed storefront rehabilitation project to be considered for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, adding that this project has been reviewed and approved by the Historic Preservation Commission. Mike Zimney, The Kilbourne Group, Ethan Hennings, co-founder and owner of Wild Terra Cider and Brewing Co, LLC, and Kelly Bauer, TL Stroh Architects, spoke on behalf of the project.

Ms. Ulferts Stewart moved to approve the Community Development Block Grant for Storefront Rehab in the amount of $20,000. Second by Ms. Boyd. On call of the roll Members Hahn, Boyd, Ulferts Stewart, Klebe, Strand, and Fundingsland voted aye. Absent and not voting: Members Grubb, Mahoney, McDonald, and Paulsen. The motion was declared carried.

Item 4. Update on the Roosevelt/NDSU neighborhood study
Assistant Planner Tyrone Grandstrand continued his presentation from the March 21, 2017 Community Development Committee Meeting on the challenges and potential solutions of various policy issues in neighborhoods.

Mr. Grandstrand shared the issues and engaged a discussion regarding 1) the clarity of the problem statements, 2) the completeness of the set of problem statements, and 3) additional alternatives. Discussion was held regarding additional input and next steps.

Item 5. Adjourn
The time at adjournment was 3:58 p.m.