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Irrigation City Park

City Park Irrigation Fixed

Many residents noticed that the playing field at City Park was fairly brown. The irrigation system broke earlier in the year but it has now been repaired. Residents may notice watering at City Park during the day to recover the field, and the occasional watering during the day at other sites as staff continue to…

water leak repaired June 2017

Water Leak at 2nd St and Central Ave

Update 6/29/2017: Argosy Construction Group is repairing the leak today! Some customers will be without water for a couple of hours, but those affected have been hand delivered notification. 5/26/2017: 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…



Public Notices


Public Notice Electrical Outages

Power Outages

Starting on the afternoon of July 19th, 2017 the power system that feeds some of the downtown core, Riverside Drive, customers on the Granby and at Valley Heights experienced a breakdown causing the power to turn off momentarily. The suspected cause was quickly located and fixed. City crews then realized that there was another breakdown…

Air Quality Advisory

Special Air Quality Statement

July 17, 2017 – Environment Canada and IHA issued a Smoky Skies Bulletin for the Boundary region advising residents to limit strenuous exertion outdoors. “Exposure is particularly a concern for infants, the elderly and those who have underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, and lung or heart disease.”

2016 Annual Report FB Graphic

2016 Annual Report – Available for Comment

The City’s 2016 Annual Report is available for comment. It will be discussed at City Hall 7pm June 26 in open meeting and residents are encouraged to attend. Appendix A holds the Audited Financial Statements.

Kettle River in Grand Forks

Water Levels Update

June 2, 2017 – From the EOC: “This morning, the forecast models have been reduced to levels below those experienced in early May. With low call volumes to the EOC and lower forecasted river levels, we do not anticipate being open after today.” You can find more information on the RDKB website.


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.