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Canada 150 Theme of Youth Art Contest
Grande Prairie students can win great prizes in the Municipal Government Day Art Contest by matching this year's theme: Celebrating 150 Years of Canada.
Posted Date: 5/19/2017 9:45 AM
Bathymetry Surveys on Crystal and Ivy Lake Scheduled for Next Week
Bathymetry surveys are scheduled to be conducted between May 24 and May 27 on Crystal Lake and Ivy Lake.
Posted Date: 5/19/2017
Free Concert Added to Municipal Government Day
Tim Hicks will do more than Shake These Walls when his tour rolls into Grande Prairie on June 28.
Posted Date: 5/18/2017
RCMP Releases Improved Crime Stats
RCMP Superintendent Don McKenna and Inspector Craig Peterson appeared before City Council Monday to report on improved crime stats in Grande Prairie.
Posted Date: 5/16/2017 10:00 AM
Hillside Area Redevelopment Plan Second Workshop
The City will hold a public workshop for Hillside residents in the Hillside Community School Gym from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday May 30.
Posted Date: 5/16/2017
116 Street Construction Public Information Session
A public information session is being held later this month for the 116 Street Asphalt Overlay and Bridge Replacement Project.
Posted Date: 5/16/2017
City Council Highlights
Crime at a five-year low in Grande Prairie, City Council heard in a report from RCMP Superintendent Don McKenna and Inspector Craig Peterson.
Posted Date: 5/15/2017 11:45 PM
Assessors Conducting Door-To-Door Re-Inspections
Assessors and student assessors have begun conducting door-to-door re-inspections as of this week.
Posted Date: 5/12/2017
Thermoplastic Program Work Begins
On May 14, Lafrentz Road Marking Ltd. begins working on various locations throughout the City to make repairs to thermoplastic paint lines.
Posted Date: 5/12/2017
Construction on Phase 2 of 68 Avenue Commences
Phase 2 of the 68 Avenue Twinning Project is expected to begin on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
Posted Date: 5/12/2017
Construction Starts Downtown this Weekend
Work recommences on the Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project this weekend.
Posted Date: 5/11/2017
Temporary Trail Closure
Please be advised of a pending trail disruption along the Muskoseepi Park Trail system.
Posted Date: 5/10/2017
Berm to be Built as Part of 68 Avenue Construction
On May 9, Knelsen Sand & Gavel Ltd. begins constructing a berm as part of the 68 Avenue Twinning Project.
Posted Date: 5/8/2017
City Resumes Construction Along 68 Avenue
On May 9 Knelsen Sand and Gravel Ltd. recommences construction work on the 68 Avenue Twinning Project.
Posted Date: 5/5/2017
Mayor's State of the City Address
Mayor Bill Given delivered his State of the City address before about 200 people at the Paradise Inn today. The annual event is presented by the Grande Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce.
Posted Date: 5/4/2017 3:45 PM
11th Annual City Scrub Kicks off May 5th
Spring has arrived and it is time to get out and clean! May 5th to 14th over 5,000 volunteers from schools, businesses, residents and community groups will be giving 20 minutes of their time to pick up garbage that has collected over the winter in and around the city.
Posted Date: 5/4/2017
Odor at Crystal Lake No Risk To Public
Residents may notice an odour originating from near the water body and the storm sewers adjacent to Crystal Lake.
Posted Date: 5/3/2017
City Council Highlights
City Council further reduces tax increase to 0.51 per cent by using 2016 operating surplus to support $200,000 Large Scale Tourism Events Policy investment. This means the average homeowner will pay an additional $17 more in property taxes in 2017.
Posted Date: 5/1/2017 9:45 PM
Downtown Rehab Project Recommences Early May
Construction recommences on the Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project early next month.
Posted Date: 4/28/2017
Youth Council to premiere documentary at Youth Engagement Awards 2017
The City of Grande Prairie’s Youth Engagement Awards take place again this year on Thursday, May 4 at the Grande Prairie Live Theatre. This event aims to celebrate youth voices and recognize outstanding businesses, schools and community agencies that contribute positively to youth development within the local community.
Posted Date: 4/26/2017 7:00 AM
Mayor's Interfaith Breakfast
Mayor Bill Given welcomes special guest Dr. Ingrid Mattson to the Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast Friday, May 12. Attendance at the Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast is open to everyone, with the event growing in popularity each year.
Posted Date: 4/26/2017
Road Repairs to Patterson Drive
Motorists are advised that road repairs will take place tomorrow Wednesday, April 26 on Patterson Drive between 82 Ave and 84 Ave.
Posted Date: 4/25/2017 5:00 PM
Geotechnical Drilling Along 100 Ave. Scheduled For the Weekend
Parkland Geo is scheduled to conduct geotechnical drilling along 100 Ave. this weekend (April 29 and 30).
Posted Date: 4/25/2017
City Supports Upcoming Children’s Festival
The City of Grande Prairie supports the First Annual Grande Prairie Children’s Festival happening on May 25 and 26 downtown.
Posted Date: 4/20/2017
Election Candidate Packages Now Available
Election Candidate packages for October’s Municipal and School Board elections are now available for pick up.
Posted Date: 4/19/2017 1:15 PM
Crews Working on Gravel Road Conditions
City Crews are working on grading gravel roads throughout the city as recent mild weather followed by a weekend of snow are resulting in less than ideal conditions.
Posted Date: 4/19/2017
Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day April 22nd with a family event at the Montrose Cultural Centre A day of fun filled activities is scheduled for Earth Day, Saturday April 22nd, at the Montrose Cultural Centre. Bring the whole family down to enjoy this fun, informative and free event.
Posted Date: 4/18/2017
City Council Highlights
Council transfers $200,000 from public reserve for the design and construction of a bicycle skills park.
Posted Date: 4/17/2017 11:15 PM
Affordable Home Ownership Assistance Grants Available
Home ownership will be made possible for five families through the City of Grande Prairie’s Affordable Home Ownership Assistance Program.
Posted Date: 4/17/2017
Montrose Concourse to Receive Name
City Administration to recommend Mamowepiyah ota as the name for the public concourse located at the Montrose Cultural Centre. Pronounced mah-moo-we-pih-yah o-tah, the Cree word means Gathering Place.
Posted Date: 4/17/2017
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