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Job Posting

Job Posting – Temporary Planning & Development Technician II

Situated at the confluence of the Kettle and Granby Rivers in the southern interior, the City of Grand Forks showcases some of the most beautiful heritage buildings in the province. Located in the “Boundary” area of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, the City of Grand Forks is home to 4,000 residents, with a trading…

Job Posting

Job Posting – Temporary Industrial Electrician

Come and work as a Temporary Industrial Electrician for the City of Grand Forks. The Community is an ideal location for the outdoor enthusiast who also likes a safe and affordable family life style. Skiing, Snowmobiling, Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Quading, BMX Biking, Golfing, Boating, Camping are adventures to enjoy in any of the true four…



Public Notices


power outage notice

Power outages February 18 and 21

The City is planning power outages 9:00 to approximately 17:00 on February 18 and 8:30 to approximately 15:00 on February 21. We are upgrading sections of the power line. Please see the map below for the approximate areas. Notices have been hand delivered to most affected properties. The red area will be out on February…

budget 2018

2018 City Budget Workshop 1:30 pm February 5, 2018

The City is drafting its 2018 capital and operating budgets. Everyone is invited to the budget workshops. Staff will present an overview of the proposed budgets for discussion and questions by Council and residents. 2018 Revenues and Taxes Presentation   2018 Capital Budget Presentation   Operating Budget Presentation  

RFQ – Submersible Pump

RFQ Submission Deadline: January 19, 2018 at 2:00pm The City invites quotations for a new submersible pump as detailed in the RFQ document.  RFQ City Park Pump RFQ INQUIRIES All inquiries should be directed to: Dean Chapman – Utilities Coordinator (250) 442-8266 email

Tree trimming in progress

The City is trimming trees on 2nd Street and some other areas that are to be worked on as a part of the electrical system upgrades. We’re making room for crews to work on the poles and line. Please call (250) 442-8266 with any questions or concerns.


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.