State of the City Address

Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown announced his expectations for the future in his state of the city address.

The theme of this year’s speech is to…”embrace the edge and create an action plan for a vibrant city.”

His plans for the city for the next five years called GF2020 are now in place.

He hopes to be recognized as a best college town, become more physically and socially active and to create opportunities for investment in the city.

“The framework of what we do remains the grand forks promise. A promise that every person, business and organization has the opportunity to grow,” said Mayor Brown.

Mayor Brown delivered his speech to more than 500 people.