Municipal Government

The bill was discussed at Grand Forks Social Services Advisory Group’s last meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks City Hall spends around $6,000 on recent Moto clean up

The city’s bill came up for discussion at the Social Services Advisory Group on Wednesday, Jan. 20

The bill was discussed at Grand Forks Social Services Advisory Group’s last meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
City councillors were given a presentation on the merits of the Granby Dam Reservoir Campaign at the Committee of the Whole Monday, Jan. 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ city council to consider fund-sourcing for Granby Dam project

Council was asked to consider hiring an energy consultant to apply for up to $1 million in initial grants

City councillors were given a presentation on the merits of the Granby Dam Reservoir Campaign at the Committee of the Whole Monday, Jan. 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Thursday, Jan. 7. A bobcat hauls a derelict trailer from the disused motor-cross track at the top of Morrisey Creek Road more commonly known as "Moto." Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks city hall takes trailers out of homeless campsite

City hall said the trailers had been abandoned at the former motor-cross track known as “Moto”

Thursday, Jan. 7. A bobcat hauls a derelict trailer from the disused motor-cross track at the top of Morrisey Creek Road more commonly known as "Moto." Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Councillor-elect Everett Baker (centre) will be sworn in Tuesday, Dec. 15 instead of Monday, Dec. 14. Also pictured are Baker’s daughter Christine Anne (left) and city Corporate Officer Daniel Drexler (right). Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks delays councillor-elect Baker’s swearing-in

City hall said the scheduling blip stems from the Local Government Act

Councillor-elect Everett Baker (centre) will be sworn in Tuesday, Dec. 15 instead of Monday, Dec. 14. Also pictured are Baker’s daughter Christine Anne (left) and city Corporate Officer Daniel Drexler (right). Photo: Laurie Tritschler
A city hall source said the grant will go toward Grand Forks’ budget for 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Province, feds give Grand Forks ‘COVID Re-start’ grant

The funds come with spending directives, transparency requirements

A city hall source said the grant will go toward Grand Forks’ budget for 2021. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Ikasha, or “Shining Raven Woman,” is pictured here at David Seven Deers’ outdoor studio Tuesday, Nov. 10. Her name means “place of beautiful water” in Halkomeelem. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

City council helps with new home for Grand Forks’ Ikasha

Charitable donations would help fund a new home for the sculpture

Ikasha, or “Shining Raven Woman,” is pictured here at David Seven Deers’ outdoor studio Tuesday, Nov. 10. Her name means “place of beautiful water” in Halkomeelem. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Paul Starwarz of JAMM Properties told Grand Forks’ Committee of the Whole Monday, Nov.9, that they hope to build a Tim Horton’s on Central Ave. Pictured are Vernon Tim Hortons staff saluting to frontline workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (YouTube screenshot)

Franchise owners look to build Tim Horton’s in Grand Forks

The permit application was heard at Monday, Nov. 8’s Committee of the Whole meeting at chambers

Paul Starwarz of JAMM Properties told Grand Forks’ Committee of the Whole Monday, Nov.9, that they hope to build a Tim Horton’s on Central Ave. Pictured are Vernon Tim Hortons staff saluting to frontline workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (YouTube screenshot)
Grand Forks City Hall. File photo

Grand Forks city council meeting in brief

Council met at city hall Monday, Oct. 19.

Grand Forks City Hall. File photo
Grand Forks City Hall (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks sets date for council byelection

Election set for December, with an advance poll in late November

Grand Forks City Hall (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)
Grand Forks City Hall. (Gazette File Image)

By-election currently planned to be held November 28 for council seat

The seat opened after Rod Zielinski resigned on Aug. 13.

Grand Forks City Hall. (Gazette File Image)
Rebuilding fees highlight decision at Aug. 17 council

Rebuilding fees highlight decision at Aug. 17 council

A watering exception, new signage, and a street piano project were other decisions made

Rebuilding fees highlight decision at Aug. 17 council
Gallery 2 will be upgrading the HVAC system in the old courthouse building after receiving funds from the City of Grand Forks on Aug. 17. (Grand Forks Gazette Fil Photo)

City grants $20,000 to Grand Forks Art Gallery for upgrades

The money will be used to leverage additional provincial funding

Gallery 2 will be upgrading the HVAC system in the old courthouse building after receiving funds from the City of Grand Forks on Aug. 17. (Grand Forks Gazette Fil Photo)
Grand Forks City Hall. (Grand Forks Gazette File Photo)

Byelection for empty Grand Forks council seat to be held early next year

The seat opened up after councillor Rod Zielinski resigned on Aug. 13

Grand Forks City Hall. (Grand Forks Gazette File Photo)
Grand Forks City Hall. (Grand Forks Gazette File Image)

City of Grand Forks hires new utilities manager

Councillor Rod Zielinski has resigned in order to take up his new position

Grand Forks City Hall. (Grand Forks Gazette File Image)
Grand Forks hires permanent CAO from Dawson Creek

Grand Forks hires permanent CAO from Dawson Creek

Last time Duncan Redfearn lived in Grand Forks, he played for the Border Bruins

Grand Forks hires permanent CAO from Dawson Creek