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City Beat

news release Whispers of Hope

City re-visits notice to Whispers of Hope and BETHS

August 8, 2017 Grand Forks, BC – Council re-visited the timelines in their decision from last week regarding the closure of the City owned building occupied by Whispers of Hope and BETHS. The revised notice will give the societies additional time to plan their transition while enforcing the City’s bylaws and sections of the lease…

news release Whispers of Hope

Notice issued to Whispers of Hope and BETHS

City of Grand Forks issues notice of lease termination to Whispers of Hope Benevolence Society and Boundary Emergency and Transitional Housing Society Grand Forks, BC – The City issued notice today for the soup kitchen, emergency shelter and thrift store to cease operations by Friday August 4th, 2017 at 5pm and to vacate the building…

Public Notices

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Darrell J. Priede Memorial Bridge Closing

The City will be closing Darrell J. Priede Memorial Bridge and the multi-use pathway from Kettle River Drive to Como Road while construction is underway for the new water main to the Ruckle neighbourhood. Argosy Construction Group will be moving to the site and conducting surveys this week, and constructing the main from about September…

Silver Kettle Evacuation Drill 4

Silver Kettle Drill

Everyone safe and sound at the Silver Kettle evacuation drill. Emergency services ran the drill at 11 today to help prepare in the event of an emergency. The Fire Department first sweeps the building for anyone left in their quarters. The basic principle to get everyone safe before focusing on the fire. After all, buildings…

construction notice

2nd St closed Sept 21

Please be advised that the Public Works crew will be doing some storm drain maintenance on 2nd street tomorrow, September 21, 2016 and will ONLY have one lane open to traffic between Central and Market Ave. on 2nd street for southbound traffic. Northbound traffic can access 1st Street or 3rd street with no interruptions to…

Tot Lot closed for upgrades

Tot Lot Closed for Upgrades

Please be advised that the TOT LOT in City Park is now CLOSED in preparation of the installation of the new playground equipment. We anticipate the TOT LOT will be closed for approximately two weeks while they prep and install the equipment.


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.