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Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes for October 16, 2013

Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority

Regular Meeting Minutes

October 16, 2013


A meeting of the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority was called to order by Tony Zupancich, at 5:30 p.m. with the following members present:  Mary Jacobsen, Tony Zupancich, Jeremy Jesch and Barb Fivecoate.  Absent members: Bob Voss, Sue Tuomela and Andrea Wilson.  Also present: Executive Director, Craig Wainio.


Fivecoate moved and Jesch seconded to approve the consent agenda.  Motion carried 4-0 on a roll call vote.


Wainio updated Board on Walmart, U S Steel, County 103, Pond, Rockie.


Jacobsen moved and Fivecoate supported to approve the Release and Replacement Easement Agreement with regard to retention ponds used for the Rock Ridge Development.  Motion carried unanimously.


Fivecoate moved and Jacobsen seconded to approve the 2013 Audit proposal.  Motion carried unanimously.


A Housing Committee was created in connection with the County Road 7 property.  The committee will be Jacobsen, Tuomela, Zupancich, Wilson and Fivecoate.  They will walk the property on October 23rd with a meeting to be held at 6:00 that evening to review the project.


The Board requested that Mr. Cerkvenik attend the next meeting.  The Board also discussed South Forest Grove.


Zupancich moved and Fivecoate supported to adjourn the meeting at 6:05.  Motion carried unanimously.


Respectfully submitted by:



Craig J. Wainio

Executive Director