Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes for April 30, 2008
Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority
Regular Meeting Minutes
April 30, 2008
A meeting of the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority was called to order by President Tony Zupancich at 5:30 p.m. with the following members present: Allen Nelson, Bob Voss, Barb Fivecoate, Alan Stanaway and Mary Jacobsen. Also present was Executive Director, Craig J. Wainio. Absent was Andrea Wilson.
A motion was made by Bob Voss and supported by Barb Fivecoate to approve the consent agenda. Motion passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Committee and Staff Reports:
Park Ridge: Craig Wainio reported that the developers met with the site work contractors.
Lake Country Power has not yet signed their development agreement.
Mark McCarty demonstrated a computerized video “storybook” greeting entitled “Welcome Back to Mountain Iron” which he is proposing to add to the city web site. Tony Zupancich asked that Mr. McCarty put some more information together regarding costs, etc. and present them to the E.D.A. and City Council.
Gary Cerkvenik gave an update on the proposed Wind Project. He stated that a 10 year lease has been signed with the State and that he is meeting with the County on May 5th.
Gary also reported that the attorney for the project has been changed to the Frybergerâ€¦ firm from Duluth.
A motion was made by Alan Stanaway and supported by Barb Fivecoate for Gary to work with the City of Tower on a possible joint Wind Mill Project. Motion passed.
New Business: A motion was made by Alan Stanaway and supported by Barb Fivecoate that the E.D.A. develop a Comprehensive Plan. Motion passed unanimously.
A motion was made by Barb Fivecoate and supported by Mary Jacobsen that the G-Men Development Agreement be accepted. Motion passed unanimously.
A motion was made by Barb Fivecoate and supported by Tony Zupancich to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed unanimously.
President Tony Zupancich adjourned the meeting at 6:30 p.m.
Mary Jacobsen, Secretary