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City Beat


Santa Claus Parade 2016

Winter Parade 7pm Friday December 2

Have you registered for the Santa Claus parade? It’s coming up quick and the light up follows the parade in Gyro Park. Celebrate the season with hot chocolate and lights! Thanks to Vicom Design for the poster design.

Council at the pickleball courts 1

New Pickleball Courts

Another great recreational upgrade for 2016 – Pickleball courts at Barbara Ann park.



Public Notices


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.

helicopter inspection notice

Helicopter inspections in progress

FortisBC is inspecting their infrastructure from September 10 to October 15. You may hear or see a low flying helicopter in the area during that time. Please call (250) 442-4148 for more information.


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.