PUBLIC NOTICE: 2015-2019 FIVE YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Monday, January 26th, Tuesday, February 10th, & Monday, February 23, 2015 at the Committee of The Whole Meeting In Council Chambers at City Hall, 7217 – 4th Street.

The meetings commence at 9:00 a.m. and the budget consultation commences at 11:00 a.m.

All community members are welcome to attend and participate.

An information hand out will be available at the front counter at City Hall and at the meetings. In addition, information will be available on our website.

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MEDIA RELEASE: City Hall to move back to 4th Street on January 5th, 2015

City Hall reconstruction is complete nearly a year and half after a major fire destroyed the main floor of the historic city hall building. Council and City staff are looking forward to returning to 4th Street after 15 months in 2 alternative locations.

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JOB POSTING – CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Contact: Frank Konrad – Mayor

Acceptance Procedure: Mail, Email

Submission Deadline: January 31st, 2015

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 area of 8,000 people. The area offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities from river rafting, hiking, and fishing in the summer, to downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing in the winter. With the goal of preserving and enhancing services for our residents, the City has embarked on a strong Asset Management Program aimed at dealing with infrastructure that has been supporting this 115 year old municipality.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS CLOSURE

City Hall for both 5th Street and 6641 Industrial Parkway will be closed from Monday, December 22nd to Friday, December 26th, 2014 inclusive.

City Hall for both addresses, will re-open for Monday & Tuesday, Dec 29th – 30th from 9am – 4pm and Wednesday, Dec 31st from 9am – 1pm.

City Hall (both) will also be closed Thursday, January 1st, 2015 & will commence regular business hours as of Friday, January 2nd.

Happy Holidays!

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MEDIA RELEASE: Chief Administrative Officer no longer employed by City

The City of Grand Forks would like to advise the community that the Chief Administrative Officer, Doug Allin, has left the organization. In keeping with the terms of his contract, there was a mutual agreement between Council and Mr. Allin to enact provisions within his contract regarding Mr. Allin’s employment and as a result he is no longer employed by the City of Grand Forks.

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Grand Forks Early Election Results – 2014

The ballot account papers are now completed for the election held on Saturday, November 15th, 2014.
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