PUBLIC NOTICE: PICKLE BALL PROPOSAL IMPACTING BARBARA ANN PARK TENNIS COURTS

The pickle ball group has requested that Council consider having the City re-purpose one of the tennis courts at Barbara Ann Park and install four(4) permanent pickle ball courts.

The popularity of pickle ball is picking up and the local pickle ball community is growing rapidly both from residents and visitors alike. Pickle ball is recognized as a fast-paced game, great for hand-eye co-ordination, mental alertness and socializing.

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MEDIA RELEASE: COUNCIL SEEKS FUNDING FOR SHORT AND LONG TERM TRANSITIONAL HOUSING NEEDS IN COMMUNITY

At last night’s Regular Meeting, Council made a decision to seek grant funding to help determine long term planning for transitional housing in the community. This resolution has an impact on the request from the Multi Agency Accommodation Project, known as MAAP, which requested Council support a ten year lease on the current location of the project on Riverside Drive.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: WATER MAIN FLUSHING

The Water Utility Department would like to advise residents that the crew will be flushing water mains throughout the City starting March 16 through to the end of April. Regular annual flushing is an important component of the comprehensive water preventative maintenance program adhered to by the City of Grand Forks. Flushing water mains are done to remove sediment that gradually deposits in the pipes which will help maintain the water quality in our system.

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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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