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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!  

olunteers of the Year - 2016

Congratulations to all Grand Forks VOLUNTEERS of the YEAR!

Congratulations to all the VOLUNTEERS of the YEAR. You are what makes our community exceptional. Gerry Foster was recognized as Volunteer of the Year for his work with the Grand Forks International baseball tournament. Certificates of Volunteer Recognition were awarded to: Dave Walsh; Don and Michele Caskey; Gerry and Judy Foster; Kelly and Jason McIver;…

RDKB Trash to treasure header

RDKB Trash to Treasure Day Oct 22

UBCM Resolutions

UBCM Resolutions Passed

September 30, 2016 RE: Grand Forks City Council Resolutions Passed at the Union of BC Municipalities Grand Forks, BC – Grand Forks City Councillors were thrilled to have their resolutions dealing with the privatization of water, municipal tax sales, and the Allowable Annual Cut passed at the UBCM convention. Their leadership showed a belief that…

New – From Council Chambers

August 24, 2016


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Public Notices

park facility closures

Park facility closures

Below is the current list of Park Washroom Facilities that will be closed and the date of closure, or water shutoff: Barbara Ann Park washroom will be closed between October 17-21, 2016. Tot Lot Playground washroom at City Park will be closed between October 17-21, 2016. James Donaldson Park washroom will be closed between October…

Bear at City Hall

Bear Aware

Are you Bear Aware? WildSafeBC has great tips on how to reduce conflict with black bears. Especially important this time of year is taking away tempting food sources like fruit left on or around trees. Remember to give wild animals lots of space especially when they’re frightened.   WildSafeBC explains how to prevent bear conflict including…

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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…


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.


July 27th, 2016 – The Committee of the Whole & Regular Meetings of Council Scheduled for Monday, August 15th, 2016 have been cancelled.

Grand Forks Annual Report – 2015

June 13th, 2016 – We are pleased to introduce the 2015 Annual Municipal Report for the City of Grand Forks. 2015 was a year of growth and accomplishments and the City is proud to share these highlights. The Annual Report is a legislative requirement of Local Governments as identified in section 98 of the Community Charter.

2016 Parcel Tax Information Documents

April 22nd, 2016

Parcel Tax For Your Information (PDF)

Fire Truck Parcel Tax FAQ Sheet (PDF)


1958-A1 – Fees & Charges Amendment