Reminder: GMNP membership meeting to be held July 25

The GMNP’s annual membership meeting will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 25 in the conference room at the Country Inn & Suites in Bemidji (927 Lake Shore Drive NE, located next to the Sanford Center). The meeting agenda can be found here.

Please note that the meeting is being held in conjunction with the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) Summer Conference. If you are planning to attend the meeting, there are a few options for GMNP members:

  1. You can attend the GMNP member meeting only (no cost)
  2. You can attend the meeting and the keynote luncheon featuring MN DEED Commissioner Steve Grove, which is immediately following the meeting ($15 for the cost of the meal)
  3. You can attend the full three-day CGMC summer conference ($260)

If you are planning to attend the meeting or the meeting/lunch only, please RSVP by emailing Julie Liew at If you would like to attend the full CGMC conference, please register online at — they are still accepting last-minute registrations.

In addition, we will have a conference call line set up for those who are unable to attend the meeting in person. Here are the call-in instructions:

  1. Dial: 651-259-1913
  2. Enter access code: 019050#

If you have any questions about the GMNP meeting and/or the CGMC Summer Conference, please contact Julie Liew at