October 19, 2020 International Falls Economic Development Authority (EDA) Meeting Agenda

MEETING of the

International Falls Economic Development Authority

Mission Statement: The International Falls Economic Development Authority shall be a catalyst for economic development resulting in new investment, job creation, diversification of the local economy and expansion of International Falls’ tax base.

International Falls Economic Development Authority (IFEDA)

Monday, October 19, 2020

6:00 P.M. (Immediately following the City Council meeting)

Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 600 4th St., International Falls, MN


Mn Statute 13D.021 allows meetings to be conducted by telephone or other electronic means under the following conditions:

  1. The Mayor determined an in-person meeting or a meeting conducted under section 13D.02 is not practical because of a health pandemic.
  2. The Mayor and all Councilors participating in the meeting can hear one another and can hear all discussion.
  3. Attendance by the public is not feasible due to the health pandemic.
  4. At least one member of the City Council is physically present at the regular meeting, unless unfeasible due to the health pandemic.
  5. All votes are conducted by roll call so each members’ vote on each issue can be identified and recorded.


Remote access has been set up for this meeting.        Dial-in phone number: 1-646-876-9923

Meeting number (access code): 3604982796    


Joining by computer:

  1. Go to the URL: https://zoom.us/j/3604982796
  2. Follow on-screen instructions


Joining by Smart Phone app:

  1. Install the Zoom app for Android or iPhone.
  2. Start the app.
  3. Enter the meeting ID: 3604982796

Joining by landline or mobile phone:

  1. Dial in to the following number:


  2. When prompted, enter the following meeting ID: 3604982796
  3. There is no participant ID, so just enter the # key.

When you join the conference, you will be automatically muted.

  • To un-mute yourself, press “*6” (star 6)
  • To mute yourself, press “*6” (star 6)


If you have any questions or need assistance, contact Todd Ojala at: 218-283-7987 toddo@ci.international-falls.mn.us



  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll call
  3. Approval of minutes
  • IFEDA Meeting Minutes of July 20, 2020 (Board action)
  1. Accounts Payable/Financial Reports
    a. Claims (None)
  • Sept. 2020 Financial Reports for Fund 208 IFEDA and Fund 404 Multi-Modal District
  1. Reports
  2. Director’s/Secretary’s Report
    1. Discuss 2021 Budget and use of IFEDA funds for RRCC Health Care Initiative as skilled jobs training and economic development program (Pres. Krause)
    1. Project updates – 22nd St. BDPI Grant, Granite Digital, Cobblestone Hotel, other
    2. July 28, 2020 – Minnesota Power/Great Northern Transmission Line (Board information)
  3. Other business
  4. Next meeting: Monday, December 21, 2020 following the City Council meeting
  5. Adjourn meeting





The meeting will include a quorum (three or more) of the City Council, but will take no official actions as a City Council. The IFEDA may take official actions at this meeting.


The City of International Falls complies with the ADA. Individuals with disabilities requiring special aids should contact the City Administrator, 600 Fourth Street, International Falls, MN, 56649, 218-283-9484, 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

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