Alerus Center to save on financing of turf; UND agrees to pay more than half of $3.83 million cost

February 22, 2012 at 12:43 pm in Grand Forks Herald

The Alerus Center will pay for the replacement of its artificial turf in one year instead of three, saving $99,850 in finance costs. The Events Center Commission has reached an agreement with UND for the university to provide $2 million of the cost of the facility’s new playing surface and related mechanical systems. The commission had planned to finance the $3.83 million project over three years but instead budgeted it all for 2012 in its meeting Wednesday. Continue Reading