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 City’s Online Citizen Budget Survey to Launch On October 25, 2018
City residents may provide feedback on the 2019 to 2022 City budget through an online tool called Citizen Budget, beginning October 25, 2018.
Posted Date: 10/22/2018
City Council Highlights for October 22, 2018
Here are the highlights from the City Council meeting on October 22, 2018:
Posted Date: 10/22/2018
Free Rent Smart Certification Workshop Offered by City of Grande Prairie
From Monday, November 5 to Thursday, November 8, the City of Grande Prairie is hosting Rent Smart Certification workshops.
Posted Date: 10/18/2018
Eastlink Centre Toonie Track Extended for Winter Season
The Eastlink Centre is proud to extend their Toonie Track program for the winter season, now offering the promotion seven days a week from November 1, 2018 until April 30, 2019.
Posted Date: 10/16/2018
Public Invited to Attend Open House for Bear Creek North Area Structure Plan
Members of the public are invited to attend an open house for the Bear Creek Area Structure Plan on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
Posted Date: 10/12/2018
Additional Seasonal Facility Closures
The City of Grande Prairie would like to notify residents about several facilities that have closed for the winter season in addition to previous closures.
Posted Date: 10/12/2018
97 Avenue and 100 Street Traffic Signal Repairs Scheduled for Sunday, October 14
City crews will be replacing a traffic signal cabinet at the intersection of 97 Avenue and 100 Street on the morning of October 14.
Posted Date: 10/11/2018
Coca-Cola Centre Offering New Skate Rentals and Sharpening Service
The Coca-Cola Centre is excited to announce the launching of its new skate rental and skate-sharpening services open now.
Posted Date: 10/11/2018
Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership Area Structure Plan Public Engagement
Beginning next month, the Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership will be inviting input from the public on the development of an Area Structure Plan for their proposed Heavy Industrial District Project located in the MD of Greenview, south of Grande Prairie City and County on Highway 40. The TMIP was created by the Municipal District of Greenview, the County of Grande Prairie and the City of Grande Prairie to explore opportunities for developing a world class heavy eco-industrial district.
Posted Date: 10/10/2018
Council Highlights - October 9, 2018
City Council Highlights – October 9, 2018 Here are the City Council Highlights for the meeting taking place on October 9, 2018.
Posted Date: 10/9/2018
Now Accepting Applications for Snow Removal Contractors
The 2018-2019 winter season Request For Supplier Qualification for snow removal equipment and operator rentals is now available on Alberta Purchasing Connection.
Posted Date: 10/5/2018
Bridge Repair and Maintenance Program Begins
Starting Tuesday, October 9 maintenance work is taking place on several vehicular and pedestrian bridges in Muskoseepi Park along the Bear Creek Trail system and the bridge on 132 Avenue east of 116 Street.
Posted Date: 10/5/2018
October STEP & BEEP Initiatives Focusing on Pedestrian Safety and Taxi Standards
October's initiatives focus on pedestrian safety and taxi standards.
Posted Date: 10/4/2018
Free Community Skates Sponsored by Seven Generations Energy
Starting Saturday, October 6, the Dave Barr Community Centre is hosting free Community Skates every Saturday all winter long, sponsored by Seven Generations Energy.
Posted Date: 10/4/2018
Call for Nominations to Recognize an Outstanding Volunteer or Organization
The City of Grande is seeking nominations to recognize outstanding volunteers in our community with the George Repka Outstanding Achievement Award and the Bill Bowes Organization of the Year Award.
Posted Date: 10/3/2018
City Statement on Alberta Tax Rate Article
In regards to the recent article that was published in the Edmonton Journal and also appeared on Global News, the City of Grande Prairie is of the opinion that the report has some inaccurate and misleading information contained within it. The City of Grande Prairie’s 2016 Tax Rate, which was used in the report, was 1.1869%, not the 1.48% that was reported. The City of Grande Prairie’s 2018 tax rate, which should have been used in the report, is 1.28645%.
Posted Date: 10/3/2018
Shoreline and Underwater Surveys on Bear Creek Reservoir Scheduled for October
Bathymetric surveying and mapping is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 and continue for the rest of the month within the Bear Creek Reservoir.
Posted Date: 10/2/2018
Community Update on Bear Creek Outdoor Pool
The City of Grande Prairie, along with the project consultants and contractors, are exercising due diligence to ensure that construction of the Bear Creek Outdoor Pool meets quality standards and regulations during the last phase.
Posted Date: 10/2/2018
Temporary Partial Trail Closure for Woody Channel Slope Repair
Repairs on the west bank of Woody Channel near 70 Avenue and 85 Street in Signature Falls begin on October 1st, 2018.
Posted Date: 10/1/2018
Provincial Elm Tree Pruning Ban Lifted for the Season
Residents can begin pruning their private elm trees again as the provincial ban lifts for the season today until March 31, 2019.
Posted Date: 10/1/2018
Water Restored to Several Sani-Dump Stations
The City of Grande Prairie is restoring water to the north and south side sani-dump stations after temporary closures due to unseasonably low temperatures earlier in the month.
Posted Date: 9/25/2018
City Council Highlights- September 24, 2018
Here are the highlights from the City Council meeting on September 24, 2018:
Posted Date: 9/24/2018
Grande Prairie Celebrating Alberta Culture Days
Over 30 unique events, performances and workshops are taking place across Grande Prairie for Alberta Culture Days on September 28- 30.
Posted Date: 9/21/2018
Resources Road and 84 Avenue to Receive Traffic Light Improvements
Beginning Monday, September 24, motorists may experience minor traffic disruptions at the intersection of 84 Avenue and Resources Road.
Posted Date: 9/21/2018
Aquatera Installs Sanitary Force Main on 108 Street and 132 Avenue
Aquatera Utilities Inc. will be installing a sanitary force main along 132 Avenue and 108 Street.
Posted Date: 9/21/2018
Temporary Transit Detours For Routes 1, 2 and 7
From Wednesday, September 19 to Friday, September 21 Routes 1,2 and 7 are experiencing temporary detours due to an intersection closure of Poplar Drive and 70 Avenue.
Posted Date: 9/20/2018
Speakers Announced for Orange Shirt Day 2018
Three intergenerational speakers have been announced as presenters for Orange Shirt Day 2018.
Posted Date: 9/19/2018
Eastlink Centre Fieldhouse Hosting Super Red Tournament
The Eastlink Centre is gearing up for a thrilling weekend of volleyball as the Super Red Tournament comes to Grande Prairie on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22.
Posted Date: 9/17/2018
EXTENSION:Temporary Water Supply Shut-Downs at Several City Facilities
The water supply at several City-owned sites will remain temporarily shut down until further notice to prevent freezing during the colder temperatures.
Posted Date: 9/17/2018
UPDATE: Muskoseepi Park Skate Park Event Cancelled
Due to the unseasonable weather, the Muskoseepi Park Skate Park grand re-opening event scheduled for Saturday, September 15 featuring a ribbon-cutting and BMX Jam has been cancelled.
Posted Date: 9/13/2018
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