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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


2016 Annual Report FB Graphic

2016 Annual Report – Available for Comment

The City’s 2016 Annual Report is available for comment. It will be discussed at City Hall 7pm June 26 in open meeting and residents are encouraged to attend. Appendix A holds the Audited Financial Statements.

Kettle River in Grand Forks

Water Levels Update

June 2, 2017 – From the EOC: “This morning, the forecast models have been reduced to levels below those experienced in early May. With low call volumes to the EOC and lower forecasted river levels, we do not anticipate being open after today.” You can find more information on the RDKB website.

Kettle River in Grand Forks

Rising River and Creek Levels

Update June 2, 2017 – Water levels are projected to remain high but not more than on May 6. Please keep any sand bags in place. Do not pump water from your basement into the sewer system. Update May 24, 2017 – The RDKB has re-activated the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in response to rising projected…

Council Meeting Chambers

PUBLIC NOTICE: Change of COTW and Regular Meeting Dates

The Committee of the Whole Meeting and the Regular Meeting of Council scheduled for Monday, June 12th, 2017, will now be held on Monday, June 19th, 2017 at: 7217 – 4th Street City Hall Council Chambers


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.