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CUPE Local 4728 and City of Grand Forks reach new deal

After two days of bargaining, the City of Grand Forks and CUPE Local 4728 reached agreement on a four and a half year deal. Management and the Union worked together to find new terms that saw a unanimous ratification by the Union and by Council. Both sides walked away feeling happy with the results that…

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.

Rising River and Creek Levels

Update June 2, 2017 – Water levels are projected to remain high but not more than on May 6. Please keep any sand bags in place. Do not pump water from your basement into the sewer system. Update May 24, 2017 – The RDKB has re-activated the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in response to rising projected…

Water Leak at 2nd St and Central Ave

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 infrastructure for any signs of worsening. Repairs will start once the water table recedes.