Business of the week October 20, 2017

Business of the Week:  NAPA Auto Parts of Jordan

Located at 151 Eldorado Drive in Jordan.  This is your local auto and truck parts store.   This month they have some great deals on Rain-X wiper blades.  Get yours before winter.  They also have a great sale on NAPA synthetic motor oil.  Both sales and many more are good through the end of October.  Get your NAPA Trick or Treat Bag today!  Check out their flier.

Store Hours:

Monday thru Thursday 8am to 7pm

Friday 8am to 6pm

Saturday 8am to 3pm

Sunday 10am to 2pm

Friendly service to help you find the auto part or tool you need. You can reserve your parts online and pickup at the store.  NAPAonline.com  Always try to shop local.  It makes sense and can save you time and money.  Stop in to NAPA and Treat your Car!

 

Economic Development Authority Commissioner Opening

An Economic Development Authority Commissioner position has recently become available. The term of the position is six (6) years. If you’re interested in serving on the City of Jordan Economic Development Authority please contact Kathleen Hammer, Planner/Community Development Specialist, at 952-492-7929 or khammer@jordanmn.gov. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., November 8, 2017. See below for more detailed information on the Economic Development Authority.

The role of the Economic Development Authority Commissioner is to review and act on matters related to business retention and expansion and community redevelopment/revitalization. The Economic Development Authority strives to proactively encourage and promote economic development by attracting new business, cultivate existing business, improve the business environment and strategically utilize resources to create jobs through commercial and industrial opportunities within the community. The Economic Development Authority serves as an advisory commission to the City Council.

The commissioner should have skills related to civic-mindedness, an interest in economic development, objectivity and an open mind to new ideas, ability to listen, ability to express oneself clearly and concisely in public, enough free time to adequately prepare for meetings, no conflicts of interest, be willing to participate in discussions and activities that advance the community, ability to work with a group to achieve general agreement or consensus on community issues, and maintain good working relationships with other Economic Development Commission members, as well as with planning staff, other city staff, the City Council, applicants, consultants, and the public.

Business of the Week October 13, 2017

Business of the Week:  Roets Jordan Brewery

Grand Opening of Growlers Sales is October 13, 2017!  Event information

Roets Jordan Brewery, in the spirit of generations of Jordan brewers, the Roets Family brings the craft of brewing back to the City of Jordan.  Conveniently located on Broadway Street (Highway 21) in the historic downtown Jordan.

Spacious tap room with plenty of room for your large party or small group.  Come by yourself and enjoy the friendly atmosphere.  Their welcoming service makes you feel at home.  Roets is now Open Sundays for football!

Wonderful outdoor seating options available in the backyard bier garden area.  A peaceful place to enjoy a beer and talk with your friends or enjoy a meal with your family.

Many craft beers on tap to choose from each day.  Roets beer Jordan Black, the Bearded Lad, Mocha, Hoppy and Juicy are all gaining local favor.  They really have something for every taste including free bottled water for any non-drinkers.

 

Great Jordan beer brewed in the downstairs brewery.  Ask for a tour and you will see the operations.  The Roets’ are more than willing to explain the process and show you the equipment.

Snack options available onsite.  Order in from the Empire Wok across the street or bring in any local food orders.  Pizza from Clancy’s and a Roets beer sounds delicious.  Also food trucks are available most weekends  Check their Facebook site for details on foodtrucks. Roets Jordan Brewery

Vote for Roets Jordan Brewery…we’re nominated for three categories in Southwest News Media’s Best of the Best awards!

You can vote for the Brewery – we’re nominated for Best Micro Brew Pub and Best Beer Selection. Better yet, you can vote for the Bearded Lad – Dylan Roets was also nominated for Best Bartender!

Thanks for your support – growlers this Friday!  Drink Roets Beer

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Business of the Week October 6, 2017

Business of the Week:  Jordan Area Food Shelf

The Jordan Area Food Shelf has been serving Jordan residents since 2010.  Each month they help feed over 740 families in need.  Nutritious food options provided for households of multiple sizes.  The food shelf runs like a grocery store shopping experience.  They have friendly welcoming volunteer helpers to guide all the shoppers through the food shelf shopping each week.

Open Saturdays 9am to noon and the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.  Located at 131 1st Street East in Downtown Jordan.

The Jordan Area Food Shelf manages with mostly local donations and volunteer help.  If you are interested in helping out or providing a donation of food or money please call 952-444-0648.  They can buy $9 worth of food for ever dollar you donate.  Come on out and help serve your community.

 

 

 

 

Planning Commissioner Opening

A Planning Commission position has recently become available. The term of the position is three (3) years. If you’re interested in serving on the City of Jordan Planning Commission please contact Lucinda Meyers, Planner, at 952-492-7940 or lmeyers@jordanmn.gov. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., November 8, 2017. See below for more detailed information on the Planning Commission.

The role of the Planning Commissioner is to review and act on matters related to planning and development. In addition, commissioners have a role in the updating and adoption of City plans based on community input, staff recommendations, what is best for the whole community, and taking into account its immediate and future needs. The commissioner also reviews development applications, researches planning issues, stays current on planning practices, and monitors code compliance. The commissioner must ensure that each proposal meets the goals and standards set out in the City plans and the land use codes (e.g., zoning ordinance, subdivision regulations, etc.). The commissioner serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council. The commissioner works toward implementing the vision of the community and the City Council for the future as expressed in the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The commissioner should have skills related to civic-mindedness, an interest in planning, objectivity and an open mind to new ideas, ability to listen, ability to express oneself clearly and concisely in public, enough free time to adequately prepare for meetings, no conflicts of interest, be willing to participate in discussions and activities that advance the community, ability to work with a group to achieve general agreement or consensus on community issues, and maintain good working relationships with other Planning Commission members, as well as with planning staff, other city staff, the City Council, applicants, consultants, and the public.