Please be advised that Argosy Construction Group will be working on Kettle River Drive between 8th and 9th Street completing some sidewalk and road repairs. This work is scheduled to last approximately one week starting today, October 16, 2014 thru till October 23, 2014 (weather pending).

This area will be open to local traffic only.

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2014 Grand Forks Local Government Elections – Dates, Times & Places


DATES: Wednesday November 5th & Wednesday November 12th, 2014
WHERE: Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) Office at 2140 Central Avenue, Grand Forks
TIME: 8am-8pm


DATE: Saturday November 15th, 2014
WHERE: Perley Elementary School gymnasium at 1200 Central Avenue
TIME: 8am-8pm
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The City assures its residents that it adheres to all legal requirements and legislation in its business and operations. In the case of water meter installation, the City complies explicitly with the BC Plumbing code and the BC Building code. A Certified Water Meter Installer is used to install the meter, which meets the requirements of both the BC Plumbing and BC Building codes as well as the City’s contract with Neptune Technology.

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Used Equipment Auction Sale

The City of Grand Forks Public Works department will be holding an auction sale for used equipment. Viewing of the Equipment will be held on November 4, 2014 between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the Public Works Yard located at 130 Industrial Drive.

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Below is the current list of Park Washroom Facilities that will be closed and the date of closure, or water shutoff:

  1. Barbara Ann Park washroom will be closed October 14-17, 2014.
  2. Tot Lot Playground washroom at City Park will be closed October 20-24, 2014.
  3. James Donaldson Park washroom will be closed October 14-17, 2014.
  4. The drinking fountain at Value Drug Mart will be shutoff October 10, 2014.
  5. Dick Bartlett Park washroom will be closed October 10, 2014.
  6. Angus MacDonald Park washroom will be closed November 1, 2014.
  7. City Park Campground washroom will be closed between October 20-24, 2014.

The City Park lift station washrooms will be open throughout the year as the washrooms are heated.

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MEDIA RELEASE: City Encourages Residents To Book For Water Meter Installation

More than 500 residential water meters have been installed as part of the Universal Water Meter Program and the City of Grand Forks continues to encourage residents to book their appointment for installation to receive a free water meter.

Grand Forks resident Dave Milton was first in line in early September for his water meter and believes the program is a must for the city.

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