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Summer events 2016

Summer 2016 was full of events and excuses to get outdoors in Grand Forks. From the opening of the Rotary Spray Park and the GFI, right on through to Park in the Park, there weren’t many weekends without a community activity. What were your favourite parts of summer?



Public Notices


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PUBLIC NOTICE – AESTHETIC WATER QUALITY

Public Notice: Aesthetic Water Quality August 15, 2016 – The City’s water system reached peak demand where all five wells were pumping directly into the distribution lines. Some residents noticed discolouration in their tap water. Because the fifth well pump kicked on suddenly, it stirred up iron and manganese in the lines. This is similar to the spring distribution flushing.…

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PUBLIC NOTICE: CANCELLATION OF AUGUST 15TH, 2016, COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AND REGULAR MEETINGS OF COUNCIL

The Committee of the Whole & Regular Meetings of Council Scheduled for Monday, August 15th, 2016 have been cancelled.

Grand Forks Mayor Frank Konrad

For the Record – Council Code of Conduct

In direct response to the article and editorial June 29 2016 in the Grand Forks Gazette about the Council Code of Conduct:

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OPEN HOUSE: Planning for Sustainability in Grand Forks

Come share your ideas on the Sustainable Community Plan as the City begins considering natural area protection, tiny houses, eco-housing and related planning issues. Sustainable Community Plan – Protecting Natural Areas – Enabling Innovative Housing Date & Time: June 16, 2016, 4:00-7:00 P.M. Location: The Wooden Spoon Bistro (221-B Market Ave) For more info call:…


PUBLIC NOTICE: 2017 PROPOSED PERMISSIVE TAX EXEMPTIONS

September 21st, 2016 – Pursuant to Section 227 of the Community Charter, Public Notice is hereby given that Grand Forks City Council is considering adopting proposed 2017 Annual Tax Exemption Bylaw 2033 to exempt certain properties used for worship and not-for-profit purposes from taxation in 2017.