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RFQ – Submersible Pump

RFQ Submission Deadline: September 1 2017 at 2:00pm The City invites quotations for a new submersible pump as detailed in the RFQ document. PW2017-03-RFQ RFQ INQUIRIES All inquiries should be directed to: Dean Chapman – Utilities Coordinator (250) 442-8266 email

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…

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…

Electrical Transformers RFP

RFP Submission Deadline: August 14, 2017 at 2:00pm The intent of this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is to provide new transformers for the City’s electric utility. ELEC2017-01-RFP RFP INQUIRIES All inquiries (not submissions) should be directed to: Rod Zielinski- Power Distribution Coordinator (250) 442-4148 email

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…