Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes for May 18, 2005
May 18, 2005
Larry P. Johnson called the Econimic Development Authority meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. with the following members present: Larry P. Johnson, Jason Goehring, Anthony Zupancich, Dale Irish, Barb Fivecoat, Mary Jacobsen. Also present was Craig J. Wainio
Alan Nelson joined the meeting at 5:36 p.m.
A motion was made by Jason Goehring and supported by Barb Fivecoat to approve the minutes of the April 6, 2005. The motion passed unanimously.
Bob Hoppala and Jeff Meliker of the Iron Range Retriever Club inquired if they could obtain a loan from the EDA for a parcel of land they are trying to acquire. The club was told about the Outdoor Recreation Project Fund Program and was referred to that entity. They were invited to come back to the EDA if the purchase materialized.
A motion was made by Barb Fivecoat and supported by Jason Goehring that Craig J. Wainio be appointed as the Executive Director of the EDA. Motion passed with Larry P. Johnson voting against.
A discussion was held regarding the proposed development agreement with Birchem Logging.
A motion was made by Tony Zupancich and supported by Mary Jacobsen that the EDA members review the development agreement and inform the subcommittee of any concerns or desired changes by Monday, May 23rd. Motion passed unanimously.
A motion was made by Jason Goehring and supported by Barb Fivecoat to approve payment of the bills. Motion passed by roll call unanimously.
A motion was made by Jason Goehring and supported by Barb Fivecoat to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:51 p.m.
Mary Jacobsen, Secretary