Renaissance Board

Meetings
  • This board is no longer active and is set to expire December 31, 2016
Members
  • Rachel Bly - Term expires June 30, 2014
  • Char Byriel - Term expires June 30, 2016
  • Gordon Canfield - Term expires June 30, 2015
  • Kayln Durr, Chair - Term expires June 30, 2015
  • Tonya Gosselink - Term expires June 30, 2014
  • Lonn Lease - Term expires June 30, 2015
  • Brandon Link - Term expires June 30, 2015
  • Bill McNally - Term expires June 30, 2016
  • Pam Montgomery - Term expires June 30, 2016
  • Michael Pearson - Term expires June 30, 2014
  • Dustin Smith - Term expires June 30, 2016
  • John Smith - Term expires June 30, 2015
  • Ray Spriggs - Term expires June 30, 2016
  • Melissa Strovers - Term expires June 30, 2015
  • Lori Vos - Term expires June 30, 2014
  • Jim White - Term expires June 30, 2014
  • Vacant
Responsibilities
  • To advise the council on various approaches and strategies for revitalizing the City's Central Business District as identified in the primary goal of the Urban Renewal Plan
  • The vision of the Grinnell Renaissance Board for downtown Grinnell should include but not be limited to a vital and vigorous blend of unique shopping, entertainment, social, cultural, and service experiences to instill a sense of pride and ownership in the residents of Grinnell and admiration in visitors coming to this community
  • The mission of the Grinnell Renaissance Board should include enhancing downtown Grinnell through a focused and vigorous development of retail and service activity. The primary focus shall be recruitment of new business and revitalization and expansion of existing business
  • The commission's seventeen members serve three-year terms