Cutting the ribbon for Park South Apartments

Eloise Ogden/MDN From the left, Shaun Sipma, Minot mayor; Steve Gehrtz, principal construction manager and president of Gehrtz Construction Services, general contractor for the project; Bruce Walker, president of Essential Living; Jolene Kline, executive director of North Dakota Housing Finance Agency; and Susanne Hoskin, SRT Communications Inc., chair elect of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassadors Committee, cut the ribbon for the Park South Apartments in Minot on Tuesday. The completion of the Park South Apartment renovation project is the City of Minot’s first affordable housing rehabilitation project supported by the National Disaster Resilience Program. The apartments are located at 234 14th Avenue SE. The project is one of the first projects in the country completed nationally by recipients of the 13 NDR grants provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development program.