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Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes for January 23, 2013

Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority

Regular Meeting Minutes

January 23, 2013

 

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:  Barb Fivecoate, Alan Stanaway, Andrea Wilson, Mary Jacobsen, Tony Zupancich, Jeremy Jesch and Bob Voss.  Absent members: None. Also present: Executive Director, Craig Wainio.

 

A motion was made by Voss and supported by Wilson to approve the minutes of the December 5, 2012 meeting and approve the bills as presented.  Motion passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Wainio updated the Board on the meeting facilitate by Commissioner Sertich between US Steel and General Electric on the vacated General Electric property in town.

 

Voss moved and Fivecoate supported to offer those in South Forest Grove who are past the deadline for building a one-time offer to repurchase there lots for the original price minus expenses and they have 60 days to accept.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

Fivecoate nominated Zupancich for President, motion carried 6-0 with Zupancich abstaining.

 

Zupancich nominated Fivecoate for Vice President, motion carried 6-0 with Fivecoate abstaining.

 

Voss moved and Wilson supported to approve Resolution Number 01-13 Decertifying TIF District Number 2.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Fivecoate moved and Tuomela supported to approve Resolution Number 02-13 Decertifying TIF District Number 13.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Fivecoate moved and Voss supported to sell the property requested by US Steel for County Road 102 to them for $450,000. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Fivecoate moved and Tuomela supported to counter offer the Calvary Cemetery $55,000 for there property on County Road 7. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Mary Jacobsen was welcomed back to the Board.

 

A motion was made by Zupancich and supported by Voss to adjourn the meeting at 6:03 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted by:

 

 

Craig J. Wainio

Executive Director

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