PUBLIC NOTICE: POWER OUTAGE SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 – 3:00 a.m. till 8:00 a.m.

The City of Grand Forks would like to inform their customers of a project to upgrade a portion of the Cities power distribution network. City crews will be completing necessary maintenance and enhancements to prepare for this job.

This will require a scheduled power outage on:
WHEN: September 28, 2014
TIME: 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

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RFP – Grand Forks City Hall Furniture

RFP Acceptance Procedure: In Person, By Mail/Courier, Email

RFP Submission Deadline: September 26th, 2014 at 2:00pm

The Corporation of the City of Grand Forks (the ‘Client or ‘Owner’) will be completing the reconstruction of City Hall at 7217 4th St, Grand Forks, BC in late November, 2014. A fire in September of 2013 caused significant damage to City Hall resulting in the entire main floor (housing the Administration Offices) requiring demolition, and causing significant smoke damage to the second floor (housing City Council Offices and Council Chambers). Most of the furniture was lost in the fire and requires replacing.

The intent of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is for the Client to enter into a contract for the supply of Furniture to Grand Forks City Hall. The successful proponent (Supplier) will supply both products and services.

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ITT – Riverside Dr. Overhead Distribution Upgrade/Conversion Project

ITT Contact: Terry Andreychuk – Project Coordinator

ITT #: TENDER 2014-09-12

ITT Acceptance Procedure: In Person, Mail

ITT Submission Deadline: September 30th, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Project Progress – Head Start for Young Women In Grand Forks

The Head Start for Young Women pilot project began in the fall of 2013 when Councillor Cher Wyers was informed that Grand Forks had been chosen as one of the communities selected by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. After two information sessions, a group of six girls and three mentors was created.

Sarah Dorgelo, Kayla Hahn, Kyra Hogan, Carly Kruger, Clarissa Palek and Jaclyn Salter were given the task of creating a project that would increase the numbers of young women participating in local government. Led by Cher Wyers and mentored by Teresa Taylor and Myrna Logan (later by Wendy McCulloch and Roxanne Shepherd), they eventually developed the Project Progress Conference.

The registration for the Project Progress Conference is now FREE with the deadline for registration being tomorrow, Sept 30th, 2014 at 4:00pm

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Contact: Diane Heinrich – Manager of Human Resources

Acceptance Procedure: In Person, Mail, Email

Submission Deadline: September 17th, 2014 at 3:00pm

Under the general direction of the Manager of Operations and the immediate direction of the Public Works Foreman, the Operator 2 is generally responsible for the operation and routine maintenance of City equipment.

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2014 Nominations for Volunteer of the City

At the Regular Meeting on September 2nd, 2014, Council adopted the resolution that publicly announced this year’s call for nominations for our city’s exceptional volunteers. Individuals or groups may nominate another individual, group or organization by obtaining and completing the City of Grand Forks Nomination Form for Exceptional Volunteer Service.

The Volunteer appreciation evening will be held in conjunction with the Community Futures Small Business Awards this year on October 16th, 2014 at the Grand Forks Curling Rink.

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