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The City of Grande Prairie launched a new website that makes it more convenient to access some frequently used services.
Posted Date: 1/23/2017
Hughes Lake Area Structure Plan Open House
On January 1, 2016, the City annexed 97 quarter-sections of land from the County of Grande Prairie. One of the purposes of annexing this land base was for the City to be able to attract more industrial and commercial development to help build a strong, viable tax base.
Posted Date: 1/20/2017 12:45 PM
Ice Control Continues on Priority 1 and 2 Routes
In response to the recent freezing rain, crews continue today sanding priority 1 and 2 routes through the City. Crews will sand residential areas as time and equipment allows.
Posted Date: 1/20/2017
Snow Clearing Continues in Residential Areas
Morning and afternoon crews will continue pulling snow piles in the Pinnacle, O’Brien and Countryside North areas.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
Transit Operations Update
The City of Grande Prairie transit operations are up and running, after service was suspended this morning due to extremely icy road conditions. City Transportation crews are sanding all routes.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
Grande Prairie Fire Area Roads are in Dangerous Condition
The Grande Prairie Fire Department is responding to numerous call for motor vehicle collisions and falls due the freezing rain this morning.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
Horses, Wagons and Cowboys: The Chuckwagon Story
he Heritage Discovery Centre prepares for Horses, Wagons, and Cowboys: The Chuckwagon Story.
Posted Date: 1/19/2017
Schedule Finalized for 2017 Growing the North Conference
The 2017 Growing the North Conference is set for February 22 and 23 at the ENTREC Centre at Evergreen Park. As the largest economic conference in Northwestern Alberta and Northeastern BC, this event attracts hundreds of business and community leaders from across Western Canada.
Posted Date: 1/17/2017
Residential Windrow Removal
Crews are in south Swanavon area pulling snow from double sidewalk roads and hauling it out.
Posted Date: 1/17/2017
Residential Snow Clearing Continues
Crews will be picking up windrows in Avondale today Monday, January 16 and will continue working on all Priority 1, 2 and 3 roads as necessary.
Posted Date: 1/16/2017
Parking Bans Lifted
Parking Bans on our Permanent Snow Routes have been lifted as of Thursday, January 12, 2017.
Posted Date: 1/11/2017
Residential Snow Plowing Service Begins
Residential Snow Plowing Service begins Monday at 8:00 a.m.
Posted Date: 1/7/2017
Snow Crews in Full Force
City crews are out in full force clearing the first major snowfall of the season.
Posted Date: 1/5/2017
Parking Bans Declared for Wednesday, January 4
Due to recent snow accumulation and snow in the forecast, the City is declaring Parking Bans on all Permanent Snow Routes, effective between 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM on weekdays starting Wednesday January 4.
Posted Date: 1/3/2017
City, Sexsmith Pursuing Collaboration Grant
The City of Grande Prairie and the Town of Sexsmith are partnering on a funding application to get assistance to do pre-work on an Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework
Posted Date: 12/15/2016 3:45 PM
2016 Arterial Traffic Noise Study
The City of Grande Prairie retained GHD Limited to complete a Traffic Noise Survey earlier this fall. The survey encompasses 16 residential neighbourhoods and the results can be found on the City’s website at
Posted Date: 12/13/2016
Toys for Tickets Kicks Off Today!
The City of Grande Prairie along with Enforcement Services, is offering you the opportunity to participate in the Toys for Tickets campaign this Holiday Season!
Posted Date: 12/6/2016
Arts Development Funding Available
Arts Development Festival Funding and Major Project Funding deadline is Jan. 3, 2017.
Posted Date: 12/6/2016
Residential Snow Clearing Continues On Smaller Scale
Due to minimal snow fall, Transportation crews are performing scaled back residential snow plowing. The main roads are essentially clean of snow and crews are conducting road patrols and sanding icy patches and intersections.
Posted Date: 12/1/2016
Lights Out at 99 Ave. and 100 St.
Please be advised that the traffic signals at 99 Ave. and 100 St. will be dark on the evening of Thursday, December 1, 2016 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Posted Date: 11/29/2016
Homelessness In Province Continues Downward Trend
In the second province-wide Point-in-Time Count of Homelessness (Count), Alberta’s one night Count dropped by 19.2% from 6663 in 2014 to 5373 in 2016. Since 2008 this represents a 31% decrease in homelessness across the province.
Posted Date: 11/29/2016
Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project Wrapped for 2016
Work on the Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project for 2016 has officially wrapped up.
Posted Date: 11/21/2016
Lights in Flash at 116 Ave. and 99 St.
Traffics lights at 116 Ave. and 99 St. to be in flash overnight next week.
Posted Date: 11/18/2016
Council Uses Surplus, Reserve To Reduce Tax Increase
City Council today used a portion of the 2016 surplus and accessed the Financial Stabilization Reserve to reduce the 2017 tax increase to 0.5 per cent, an impact of $17 on the average home.
Posted Date: 11/18/2016
Transit Master Plan Open House #2
The second open house for the Transit Master Plan is on Nov. 24 at the Montrose Cultural Centre’s Teresa Sargent Hall. This drop-in style session runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Posted Date: 11/16/2016
Study Shows Grande Prairie Area Ripe with Opportunities with New Hospital on the Horizon
The Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with local municipalities and regional stakeholders, released a study today showing the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, expected to open in 2019, is creating a multitude of economic opportunities across the Grande Prairie Region.
Posted Date: 11/16/2016
Council Highlights – Nov. 14, 2016
Evergreen Park Presentation A delegation from Evergreen Park delivered a presentation outlining highlights of the activities and events at the facility and the economic spinoffs it provides to Grande Prairie and area.
Posted Date: 11/15/2016
Council Examines Referrals During Budget Review
Nearly 30 referred items from Council and standing committees will be reviewed during 2017 budget deliberations Friday.
Posted Date: 11/15/2016
Road Work in Rural Service Area
Starting Thursday, November 17, IPAC Construction Services Ltd. will be replacing five damaged culverts at multiple locations, starting at TWP Rd 720 and throughout the rural service area.
Posted Date: 11/15/2016
Budget Deliberations Available On Webcast
Grande Prairie residents can check out City Council Budget discussions live Friday from the comfort of their home, office or via a mobile device.
Posted Date: 11/14/2016
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