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Santa Claus Parade 2016

Winter Parade 7pm Friday December 2

Have you registered for the Santa Claus parade? It’s coming up quick and the light up follows the parade in Gyro Park. Celebrate the season with hot chocolate and lights! Thanks to Vicom Design for the poster design.

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New Pickleball Courts

Another great recreational upgrade for 2016 – Pickleball courts at Barbara Ann park.

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Tot lot visit

Council diligently testing out the new tot lot to ensure a quality user experience. Upgrades include a complete overhaul of the equipment and base to bring them up to CSA safety standards.

Holiday Light Up

Holiday Light Up

Come out to Gyro Park Friday December 2 at 7:40pm (after the parade) to watch the holiday light up, drink hot chocolate, and kick off the winter season!  


New – From Council Chambers

August 24, 2016


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



Public Notices


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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…

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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…

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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…

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Darrell J. Priede Memorial Bridge Closing

The City will be closing Darrell J. Priede Memorial Bridge and the multi-use pathway from Kettle River Drive to Como Road while construction is underway for the new water main to the Ruckle neighbourhood. Argosy Construction Group will be moving to the site and conducting surveys this week, and constructing the main from about September…


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