Port Authority Commission
The Port Authority Commission consists of 7 members. Two members of the Commission are City Council members and 5 members are appointed by the Council. Appointed members of the Commission serve overlapping 6-year terms. Commission Members receive no pay for their service. The members are selected based on their backgrounds in business, law, accounting, banking, financial services and other business sectors.
The Commission serves as the economic development arm of the City of North Mankato and has all the powers of a Port Authority as established under applicable Minnesota Statute. The Commission also has HRA powers under Minnesota Statute.
The Commission meets at 7:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers the second Tuesday of January, March and September of each year, unless the same is a legal holiday in which event the meeting shall be held on the next succeeding day. The annual meeting of the Authority is held on the second Monday of July each year at 7:00 p.m. All other meetings are at the call of the President or motion of the Commission. Meetings are called to deal with any item or items of business necessary to carry out the goals and responsibilities of the Commission and review applications for economic development or redevelopment projects.