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City Beat


water leak May 2017

Water Leak at 2nd St and Central Ave

One of the valves in the water main is leaking through the valve packing. This means there is water in the intersection. We’re monitoring the infrastructure for any signs of worsening. Repairs will start once the water table recedes.

22nd St update May

22nd St Update

Work will be restarting on 22nd Street this week. This phase of the project is a full depth rebuild of the road. Residents can expect to see more digging as crews redo the road base. Paving will follow at the end of the project. About five hundred metres of road will be reconstructed by the…


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PUBLIC WORKS WEEK EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS!
Thanks for helping us celebrate the work we do.



Public Notices


sewer back online

Sewer System Back Online

At approximately 12:00pm on Thursday, staff were alerted to a series of failures at Industrial Lift Station. This is the one next to the lagoons that takes wastewater from all of the City and pushes it to the treatment plant. Staff acted immediately by channeling the wastewater directly into the sewage lagoons using hydro-vac trucks and…

Sewer System Back-up

Please limit your use of the sewer system until tomorrow or until another notice is released. Due to high volumes, one of the sewer pumps has stopped working. The City’s sewer system is backing up. Repairs are in progress and will continue until the system is fixed. Thank you for your patience.

Kettle River in Grand Forks

Rising River and Creek Levels

Update May 24, 2017 – The RDKB has re-activated the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in response to rising projected river levels. Please visit www.rdkb.com for the most up to date information from the EOC. The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) has activated the EOC in Grand Forks in response to rising river and creek…

Black Train Bridge Construction

Argosy Construction will be preparing for the continuation of the water main project. Please watch out when traveling in this area.


PUBLIC NOTICE: 2017 PROPOSED PERMISSIVE TAX EXEMPTIONS

September 21st, 2016 – Pursuant to Section 227 of the Community Charter, Public Notice is hereby given that Grand Forks City Council is considering adopting proposed 2017 Annual Tax Exemption Bylaw 2033 to exempt certain properties used for worship and not-for-profit purposes from taxation in 2017.


PUBLIC NOTICE: CANCELLATION OF AUGUST 15TH, COUNCIL MEETINGS

July 27th, 2016 – The Committee of the Whole & Regular Meetings of Council Scheduled for Monday, August 15th, 2016 have been cancelled.


Grand Forks Annual Report – 2015

June 13th, 2016 – We are pleased to introduce the 2015 Annual Municipal Report for the City of Grand Forks. 2015 was a year of growth and accomplishments and the City is proud to share these highlights. The Annual Report is a legislative requirement of Local Governments as identified in section 98 of the Community Charter.


2016 Parcel Tax Information Documents

April 22nd, 2016

Parcel Tax For Your Information (PDF)

Fire Truck Parcel Tax FAQ Sheet (PDF)


PUBLIC NOTICE: FEES & CHARGES BYLAW

1958-A1 – Fees & Charges Amendment