Parking Authority


The Parking Authority manages, maintains, provides and promotes safe, convenient and accessible parking facilities that will meet the needs of downtown businesses, employees, residents and visitors. The Parking Authority reviews parking lot maintenance, waivers for required parking and parking space leases. The Parking Authority meets on an as-need basis. Direct items for review to the Engineering Department.

Parking Authority - ND CC 40-61


MemberTerm Expires
Shane DisethJune 30, 2027
Mark KraftJune 30, 2024
Charles NelsonJune 30, 2026
Jeb OehlkeJune 30, 2026
Gary WilhelmiJune 30, 2026
Mike GrafsgaardCity Engineer
Joe KnowskiCity Commission

Category: Boards & Commissions, Engineering

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