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City Beat


news release Whispers of Hope

City re-visits notice to Whispers of Hope and BETHS

August 8, 2017 Grand Forks, BC – Council re-visited the timelines in their decision from last week regarding the closure of the City owned building occupied by Whispers of Hope and BETHS. The revised notice will give the societies additional time to plan their transition while enforcing the City’s bylaws and sections of the lease…

news release Whispers of Hope

Notice issued to Whispers of Hope and BETHS

City of Grand Forks issues notice of lease termination to Whispers of Hope Benevolence Society and Boundary Emergency and Transitional Housing Society Grand Forks, BC – The City issued notice today for the soup kitchen, emergency shelter and thrift store to cease operations by Friday August 4th, 2017 at 5pm and to vacate the building…



Public Notices


Public Notice Electrical Outages

Power Outage September 24

Areas 1 and 2 on the map below will experience a power outage 5am – 11am Sunday September 24th while FortisBC is performing maintenance on their substation. Thank you for your patience.

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Stage 3 Water Restrictions

The City will be implementing Stage 3 Watering Restrictions effective Monday September 11 because of the provincial drought levels. We’re asking for the cooperation of all residents as we try to reduce our water demand by fifty percent. During the month of August, the City distribution system (all residents and businesses) used 321,360 m3 of water…

Volunteer appreciation nomination

Volunteer of the Year Nominations

The City is looking for nominations for the annual community volunteer award. Tell us about someone or a group you know who goes above and beyond contributing to the community. Nominations close September 29, 2017.

Council Meeting Chambers

PUBLIC NOTICE: CANCELLATION OF AUGUST 21st COTW MEETING

The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Monday, August 21st, 2017 has been cancelled. The August 21st Regular Meeting is still scheduled for 7:00pm. The next COTW & Regular Meetings are both scheduled for Tuesday, September 5th, 2017.


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.