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olunteers of the Year - 2016

Congratulations to all Grand Forks VOLUNTEERS of the YEAR!

Congratulations to all the VOLUNTEERS of the YEAR. You are what makes our community exceptional. Gerry Foster was recognized as Volunteer of the Year for his work with the Grand Forks International baseball tournament. Certificates of Volunteer Recognition were awarded to: Dave Walsh; Don and Michele Caskey; Gerry and Judy Foster; Kelly and Jason McIver;…

RDKB Trash to treasure header

RDKB Trash to Treasure Day Oct 22

UBCM Resolutions

UBCM Resolutions Passed

September 30, 2016 RE: Grand Forks City Council Resolutions Passed at the Union of BC Municipalities Grand Forks, BC – Grand Forks City Councillors were thrilled to have their resolutions dealing with the privatization of water, municipal tax sales, and the Allowable Annual Cut passed at the UBCM convention. Their leadership showed a belief that…

Park in the Park 2016

Summer events 2016

Summer 2016 was full of events and excuses to get outdoors in Grand Forks. From the opening of the Rotary Spray Park and the GFI, right on through to Park in the Park, there weren’t many weekends without a community activity. What were your favourite parts of summer?

New – From Council Chambers

August 24, 2016


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Public Notices


PUBLIC NOTICE: Pole Inspections

The City of Grand Forks Public Works Department, along with the assistance of Gilnockie Inspection will be conducting a condition assessment of approximately 540 of our power poles. This will require both an above and below ground inspection. As a general rule, most power poles are on public property however, in the event that they…


Darrell J. Priede Bridge Water Main

Work has been rescheduled to 7 a.m. Monday, October 24 to 7 p.m October 25 due to rain. Please be advised that Kettle River Drive and the Darrell Priede / pathway will be closed during this period. Local traffic only on 68th Ave between Boundary Drive and Kettle River Drive, and between 11th St and…

park facility closures

Park facility closures

Below is the current list of Park Washroom Facilities that will be closed and the date of closure, or water shutoff: Barbara Ann Park washroom will be closed between October 17-21, 2016. Tot Lot Playground washroom at City Park will be closed between October 17-21, 2016. James Donaldson Park washroom will be closed between October…

Bear at City Hall

Bear Aware

Are you Bear Aware? WildSafeBC has great tips on how to reduce conflict with black bears. Especially important this time of year is taking away tempting food sources like fruit left on or around trees. Remember to give wild animals lots of space especially when they’re frightened.   WildSafeBC explains how to prevent bear conflict including…


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.


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)


1958-A1 – Fees & Charges Amendment