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Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes for January 19, 2011

Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority
Regular Meeting Minutes
January 19, 2011

A meeting of the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority was called to order by Acting President Allen Nelson, at 5:30 p.m. with the following members present: Barb Fivecoate, Allen Nelson, Alan Stanaway, Susan Tuomela and Andrea Wilson. Absent were Tony Zupancich and Bob Voss. Also present was Executive Director, Craig Wainio.

Consent Agenda: A motion was made by Stanaway and supported by Wilson to approve the consent agenda. Motion passed unanimously by roll call vote.

Mayor Skalko spoke in support of the request made by Gary Cerkvenik, Costin Group.

Committee and Staff Reports:

Wainio updated the Board on the land adjoining Hwy. 7 in the Ann’s Acres area for possible expansion, RGGS has been contacted and Calvary Cemetery is reviewing.

A motion was made by Fivecoate and supported by Tuomela to approve the non-audit services letter. Motion passed unanimously.

A letter from the Costin Group was received and presented for discussion. Stanaway moved and Tuomela supported increasing the contract with the Costin Group to $1500 per month and provide the Costin Group with a $1200 bonus. Motion passed unanimously.

A motion was made by Stanaway and supported by Fivecoate to adjourn the meeting at 6:11 p.m. Motion passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted by:

Craig J. Wainio
Executive Director