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Council at Tot Lot 3

Tot lot visit

Council diligently testing out the new tot lot to ensure a quality user experience. Upgrades include a complete overhaul of the equipment and base to bring them up to CSA safety standards.

Holiday Light Up

Holiday Light Up

Come out to Gyro Park Friday December 2 at 7:40pm (after the parade) to watch the holiday light up, drink hot chocolate, and kick off the winter season!  

Public Notices

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Council Sends Five Resolutions to AKBLG for Consideration

Council submitted five resolutions for debate to the Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments (AKBLG) this year. Resolutions that are Carried are sent to the Union of British Columbia Municipalities for debate on the floor of the UBCM Annual General Meeting in September.

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The Future of Technology is Coming!

Grand Forks is excited to be working together with TELUS to bring fibre optic technology to our area in a big way – over 90% of all homes and businesses in the community will have direct access to TELUS Fibre over the next few months. This project represents a major technological advancement and economic opportunity…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Two Versions of Notes Now Clarified

Recent news reports noted a difference in some notes provided as part of a Freedom of Information request that the City received in January 2015, and was later requested again in February 2016. We immediately began looking into why the versions would be different as we could not understand how this could have occurred. With…

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MEDIA RELEASE: Court Announces Ruling for Councillor Julia Butler – UPDATE

The Honourable Mr. Justice Greyell of the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled today in the City’s application to have the office of Councillor Julia Butler declared vacant on the basis that she contravened sections 100 and 101 of the Community Charter. In his Reasons for Judgment, Justice Greyell held that, while Councillor Butler “clearly had…


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.