Bismarck Mayor Steve Bakken is looking for candidates interested in serving on the Bismarck Renaissance Zone Authority/Downtown Design Review Committee. The volunteer committee has two open positions, which are 3-year terms, starting in January 2019. Anyone residing in the City of Bismarck is eligible for these appointments.
Interested applicants should complete an application form describing their qualifications, background and why they would like to serve on the Authority/Committee. Complete applications should be sent to:
Carl Hokenstad, Director
Community Development Department
P.O. Box 5503
Bismarck, ND 58506-5503
The application forms may be found on the City of Bismarck website at: application form
Forms can also be mailed by calling the Community Development Department at (701) 355-1840 or may be picked up at the department office at 221 N 5th Street, Bismarck. Additional information on the positions and the appointment process can also be obtained by contacting the department office.
The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday, November 30. It is anticipated that the new Authority/Committee members will be announced at the December 18th meeting of the Board of City Commissioners.
The Renaissance Zone Authority/Downtown Design Review Committee is a seven member advisory board that makes recommendations on requests for designation as a Renaissance Zone project and also administers Downtown Design Review and other activities impacting the core of the community.
The Renaissance Zone Authority meets the second Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the City-County Building, 221 N 5th Street, Bismarck.