After 30 years on the Grand Forks City Council, Eliot Glassheim had his final full day as an active member of the council was Monday. He sat in on a brief Finance/Development Committee meeting. He announced in February he was not to seek re-election.
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The ordinance creates a licensing requirement for adult businesses and prohibits them from operating near schools, parks, places of worship and most residential areas. It applies to adult book and video stores, cinemas, strip clubs and sexual-paraphernalia stores.
The draft ordinance on adult businesses being considered by the Grand Forks City Council was prompted by plans for a sex-themed store to open on North Washington Street, but its language covers a wider range of businesses, including adult bookstores, cinemas and strip clubs.
The owner of a proposed adult-themed store said she will continue to fight for her business even if the Grand Forks City Council approves an ordinance tonight that would keep it from opening near an elementary school.
Ward 7 rep has served nearly 12 years Curt Kreun, elected to the Grand Forks City Council in 2000, also is a District 43 Republican representative in the North Dakota Legislature. He said he would continue to serve there.
Also, council committee divided by resolution supporting USPS facility The Grand Forks City Council does not yet know how much UND will contribute to a new turf system at the Alerus Center but will be asked to vote to go ahead with the project next week.
NYC native found a home and a cause in city, state government Eliot Glassheim will run for another term to the North Dakota House of Representatives, where the Democrat first served a term in 1975. Voters returned him to the House in 1993, and he's been a state representative in District 18 since. But Glassheim, who turns 74 Friday, has decided his current City Council term is his last.
Enthusiasts offer to raise funds for Riverside Park course The park had hosted the city's first disc-golf course until the 1997 flood. There are new courses in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, but enthusiasts say the sport is so popular the courses can be very busy.
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