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Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes for July 18, 2007

Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority Meeting
July 18, 2007

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, Andrea Wilson, Bob Voss, Barb Fivecoate and Alan Stanaway. Also present was Executive Director, Craig J. Wainio.

Consent Agenda: A motion was made by Allen Nelson and supported by Bob Voss to approve the minutes of the June 20, 2007 meeting and to pay the bills as presented. The motion passed unanimously by roll call vote. 

Public Forum: Dale Irish presented a proposed ATV trail route witch would be located on EDA property. Alan Stanaway moved and Barb Fivecoate seconded that the proposed route be tabled until the City Council is in agreement with the route. Motion passed 5-1.

Committee/Staff Reports: 
A question was raised regarding the remaining metal located in the Parkville Industrial Park, Wainio will review had get it removed. 

New Business:
Tom Schlotec of Star Homes proposed the development of lands south of South Grove into single family homes and possible townhomes. Allen Nelson moved and Barb Fivecoat seconded that Wainio work with Star Homes on a development agreement with the EDA receiving a portion of the proceeds from each sale to pay for the land. Motion passed unanimously.

Tony Zupancich moved and Barb Fivecoat seconded to recommend to the City Council that the proposed development property for Star Homes be transferred to the EDA and that Star Homes be allowed to do some brushing on the property. Motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Allen Nelson and supported by Barb Fivecoat to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed unanimously.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Jacobsen, Secretary