Temporary Power Outage On 11th Street

Please be advised that the Electrical Crew will be having a temporary power outage to conduct powerline repairs tomorrow, FEBRUARY 24, 2015 FROM 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. to residents on 11th street only north of Central Avenue.

Residents have been notified of the brief outage by a hand delivered notice.

As approved by the Manager of Operations, Thank you.

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Electrical Crew Will Be Replacing A Pole On Central Ave

Please be advised that the Electrical Crew will be replacing a pole on Central Ave. between 9th & 10th street today, February 18, 2015.

Flaggers will be on-site conducting single alternating traffic during these repairs, which will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. thru till about 2:00 p.m. today.

As approved by the Manger of Operations, Thank you.

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MEDIA RELEASE: CAO Hired at City of Grand Forks

Grand Forks City Council has hired Doug Allin to fill the position of Chief Administrative Officer for the City.

Allin served the community as CAO from 2012-2014 and has an extensive career working in Local Government. Allin brings over twenty years of experience in Public Works and Operations and over the past two years moved the City of Grand Forks forward operationally, and from a development perspective.

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Emergency Water Repair on Central Ave.

Please be advised that the Water/Sewer crew will be conducting an Emergency Water Repair on Central Ave. between 2nd & 3rd Street in the Westbound lane around 9:30 a.m. February 12, 2015. There will be single alternating traffic during these repairs until the repairs are complete.

The Ministry of Highways and our local Maintenance Contractor, Emcon services are also aware and in approval of this repair.

As approved by the Manager of Operations, Thank you.

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Family Day Weekend February 7 – 9, 2015

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7TH FAMILY DAY CELEBRATION REQUIRES MARKET AVE. BE CLOSED TO AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC FROM 2ND TO 4TH STREET FROM 7am-3pm.

Thanks to great local participation, our first Family Day celebration was a success in 2014! This year, the City of Grand Forks is planning a Market Avenue street party to celebrate Family Day 2015 and welcomes all local businesses and organizations to participate! Street closure of Market Avenue will begin at 7am to ensure traffic remains off the street while preparations get underway for activities, food and fun from 11am – 2pm. The street will reopen again after clean up.

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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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