Renaissance Zone Authority


  • 4:00 pm
  • Second Thursday of each month
  • Community Development Conference Room (2nd Floor)
    City County Office Building
    221 N. 5th St.
    Bismarck, ND

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Jim Christianson, Chairman
  • Todd Van Orman, Vice Chairman
  • Michael Connelly
  • Joe Fink
  • Dustin Gawrylow
  • Curt Walth
  • Greg Zenker (City Commissioner - Ex-officio Member)
  • Eric Hoffer (Technical Advisor - non-voting)
  • Bruce Whittey (Technical Advisor - non-voting)
  • David Witham (Technical Advisor - non-voting)


The Renaissance Zone Authority is a seven member advisory board that makes recommendations on requests for designation as a Renaissance Zone project. The Renaissance Zone Authority also provides guidance on Downtown Design Review and other activities impacting the core of the community.

Applications for Renaissance Zone and Downtown Design Review projects are due at 5:00 p.m. on the Monday, twenty-four (24) days prior to a Renaissance Zone Authority meeting (as shown on the Meeting Schedule and Application Deadlines).