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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


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…


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.