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Published March 11, 2013, 09:39 PM

Council Grants Arts Funding After Withholding for Discussion

Five Grand Forks non-arts organizations were granted arts funding at Monday's Finance and Development meeting. City Councilmen have argued in the past that the Greater Grand Forks Historical Society, Moutainbrooke Recovery Center, Valley Memorial Homes, Development Homes Inc and the LISTEN Center did not meet the eligibility requirements.

Five Grand Forks non-arts organizations were granted arts funding at Monday's Finance and Development meeting. City Councilmen have argued in the past that the Greater Grand Forks Historical Society, Moutainbrooke Recovery Center, Valley Memorial Homes, Development Homes Inc and the LISTEN Center did not meet the eligibility requirements.

But this evening councilmen moved to grant those organizations funding. Next year however, the council will likely to return its original criteria of funding primary arts organizations only.

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