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Grand Forks council updates pond safety standards

January 7, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

An update to Grand Forks’ stormwater policy raised questions about public safety at Monday’s City Council meeting. Continue Reading

Grand Forks Council split on raise for city official

December 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

By a margin of one vote, the Grand Forks City Council upheld a 2013 performance raise given to city employee Pete Haga at its Monday meeting.
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City sets Legislative goals

December 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Property tax relief and university support emerged as two of Grand Forks’ top legislative priorities Monday in a discussion between City Council members and local legislators.
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Grand Forks Council OKs South Washington signal

December 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A proposed temporary stoplight provoked debate Monday among Grand Forks City Council members and residents. Continue Reading

Taxes a top legislative goal for Grand Forks

October 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks City Council members, city officials and local legislators met Monday night to begin developing the city’s positions for the upcoming 2013 state legislative session, singling out taxes and road and water projects as priorities. Continue Reading

Jerry Combs, Grand Forks, letter: GF shouldn’t drop developers’ set-aside requirement for parkland

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

I was disturbed by the recent report of the Grand Forks City Council considering removal of the requirement that residential developers set aside open space for use as parks. Continue Reading

Grand Forks council to vote tonight on zoning requests for 224 apartments

July 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on a zoning request that would open the way for a 224-unit apartment complex near the corner of DeMers Avenue and 42nd Street. Continue Reading

Grand Forks City Council elects new officers

June 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks City Council swore in and seated its newly-elected members Tuesday, and said goodbye to two council mainstays who held top positions on the body. Continue Reading

Grand Forks police may provide temporary police chief for UND

June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks City Council’s service and safety committee will consider today whether the Grand Forks Police Department should provide an interim police chief for the UND police. Continue Reading

Weber leads Ward 3; Christensen winning Ward 5 after first vote count

June 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks voted for City Council members in four of its seven wards Tuesday. With the first votes counted shortly after 9 p.m., Bret Weber was leading Don Forsman and Dan Hennessy in Ward 3 and Doug Christensen was beating Sandi Marshall in Ward 5. Ward 7 had not reported. Continue Reading