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Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes for December 03, 2008

Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority
Regular Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Allen Nelson called the meeting of the Economic Development Authority to order at 5:30 p.m. with the following members present: Andrea Wilson, Alan Stanaway, Mary Jacobsen and Barb Fivecoate. Also present was Executive Director Craig J. Wainio.
Absent: Tony Zupancich and Bob Voss.

Wind Project Update: Gary Cerkvenik, John Carroll and Kevin Walli updated the E.D.A. on the Embarrass Wind Project. 

A motion was made by Barb Fivecoate and supported by Andrea Wilson to authorize the formation of the First Discovery Limited Partnership Agreement and to authorize Craig J. Wainio to approve the Land Lease and Wind Easement provided that St. Louis County makes no significant changes. Motion passed. 

Consent Agenda: A motion was made by Mary Jacobsen and supported by Alan Stanaway to accept the consent agenda. The motion passed unanimously by roll call vote.

Public Forum: None
Unfinished Business: None

New Business: 
A motion was made by Mary Jacobsen and supported by Barb Fivecoate to approve resolution No. 07-08 Decertifying Tax Increment Financing District No. 3 (Little Joes)
Motion passed unanimously.

A motion was made by Alan Stanaway and supported by Barb Fivecoate to approve resolution No. 08-08 Decertifying Tax Increment Financing District No. 10 (Medical Clinic) The motion passed unanimously.

Audit Agreement: The audit agreement was reviewed.

Alan Stanaway gave an update on the USX plan to close part of Hwy. 102 within the next 18 months.

A motion was made by Mary Jacobsen and supported by Barb Fivecoate to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed.

Allen Nelson adjourned the meeting at 7:12 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Mary Jacobsen

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