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*  Message from the Mayor  *

Residents of Grand Island:

People are asking me for locations in the city where coronavirus may be present.  On March 28, 2020, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services determined that we have confirmed cases of community spread of coronavirus in the city.  This means that we must assume that coronavirus is everywhere.  Please take extra precautions using this assumption.   Please keep at least 6 feet of space between you and other people, wash your hands regularly, and do not touch your face. 

Mayor Roger G. Steele

Community Redevelopment Authority

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Community Redevelopment Authority

Ordinance No. 8021 approved by the City Council on June 27, 1994, pursuant to the provisions of Neb. Rev. Stat. §18-2102-01 and Section 37-31 thru 37-35 of the City Code provides for the establishment of the Community Redevelopment Authority (CRA). The purpose of the Community Redevelopment Authority is to be a useful tool in economic development and to enable a wide variety of improvements within their blighted and substandard project area. Included in the abilities of the Authority are employing tax increment financing, expending funds to acquire substandard or blighted areas including land, buildings and improvements, demolition or removal of buildings and funding infrastructure improvements.

The Authority shall consist of five members appointed by the Mayor with Council approval. Members serve five year terms and meet the second Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall.

Name Term Start Term Expiration
Glen Murray  12/22/2014  09/30/2020
Tom Gdowski 12/09/2003  09/30/2021 
Krae Dutoit 03/22/2016 09/30/2022
Sue Pirnie 02/10/1997 09/30/2023
Glen Wilson 10/28/2014 09/30/2024
Vaughn Minton, Council Liaison 08/14/2012 12/31/2020
Chad Nabity, Community Redevelopment Authority