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Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes for March 02, 2011

Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority
Regular Meeting Minutes
March 2nd, 2011

A meeting of the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority was called to order by Vice President Bob Voss, at 5:34 p.m. with the following members present: Barb Fivecoate, Allen Nelson, Alan Stanaway, Bob Voss, Susan Tuomela and Andrea Wilson. Absent was Tony Zupancich. Also present was Executive Director, Craig Wainio.

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

Committee and Staff Reports:

Wainio updated the Board on the Silicon Energy project and on the County Road 102 relocation project.

A motion was made by Nelson and supported by Tuomela to appoint Bob Voss as President. After discussion, the motion was withdrawn.

A motion was made by Nelson and supported by Tuomela to keep the officers the same as last year. Motion passed unanimously. Fivecoate moved and Stanaway seconded that Wilson be appointed as Secretary. Motion passed unanimously.

Nelson moved and Fivecoate seconded that a meeting be set up with the Calvary Cemetery Association to discuss the purchase proposal. Motion carried unanimously.

A proposal from Wainio was received and presented for discussion. Nelson moved and Stanaway supported contacting the City Attorney to review the proposal. Motion passed unanimously.

Fivecoate moved and Voss seconded to contact the Pietrini’s concerning their plans for the property on the east side of Highway 53. Motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Fivecoate and supported by Tuomela to adjourn the meeting at 6:21 p.m. Motion passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted by:

Craig J. Wainio
Executive Director

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