Renaissance Zone Authority


  • 4:00 pm
  • Second Thursday of each month
  • Community Development Conference Room (2nd Floor)
    City County Office Building
    221 N. 5th St.
    Bismarck, ND

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to meetings. 
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 Minutes are available following approval. 
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  • Jim Christianson, Chairman
  • Todd Van Orman, Vice Chairman
  • Joe Fink
  • Dustin Gawrylow
  • George Keiser
  • Curt Walth
  • Greg Zenker (City Commissioner - Ex-officio Member)
  • Steph Smith (Technical Advisor - non-voting)
  • Bruce Whittey (Technical Advisor - non-voting)


The Renaissance Zone Authority is a seven member advisory board that makes recommendations on requests for designation as a Renaissance Zone project. The Renaissance Zone Authority also provides guidance on Downtown Design Review and other activities impacting the core of the community.