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RCMP are asking for the public's assistance to locate a 27 year old aboriginal female who went missing from the QEII Hospital in Grande Prairie.
Posted Date: 4/17/2015
Eastlink PlayCare Parent Meeting Provides Ideas To Consider
Eastlink PlayCare personnel held a meeting with about 50 parents today to hear concerns and suggestions on enhancing service while the program is restructuring.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015
Coffee with the Mayor
Residents are invited to Coffee with the Mayor
Posted Date: 4/15/2015 11:00 AM
Eastlink Centre Plans PlayCare Parent Meeting
Eastlink Centre personnel are holding a parent meeting Thursday to discuss options for PlayCare at the facility.
Posted Date: 4/15/2015
Watch the Mayor's State of the City Address on YouTube.
Posted Date: 4/14/2015
Spring Clean Up Underway
With the early exit of winter weather in the area, City crews have been able to get a jump start on spring clean-up this year. “I would say we are three to four weeks ahead of our usual schedule for our spring clean-up program,” says Robert Carroll, Transportation Services General Manager.
Posted Date: 4/14/2015
Proposal for Lower Than Projected Tax Rate Increase
The Corporate Services Committee recommends today that Council reduce the projected 2015 tax increase to 3.6%. Council approved a 4.2% tax increase in January.
Posted Date: 4/14/2015
Mayor's Amalgamation Message
Mayor Given has prepared a message to share about the City inviting neighbouring municipal partners into a conversation about amalgamation
Posted Date: 4/13/2015
Census Takers Hit the Streets
Door hangers with Census PINs are being delivered.
Posted Date: 4/13/2015
State of the City Address Highlights
Mayor Bill Given delivered the State of the City Address at the Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce luncheon. See the Mayor's full speech on our YouTube channel.
Posted Date: 4/9/2015 2:30 PM
Grande Prairie Fire Department On Scene
Grande Prairie Fire Department is on scene at a very large industrial fire in the Richmond Industrial Park.
Posted Date: 4/9/2015
Council Highlights, April 6, 2015
Governance Options Council passed a motion to explore amalgamation with neighbouring municipalities Hythe, Wembley, Beaverlodge, the County of Grande Prairie, and Sexsmith.
Posted Date: 4/7/2015
City Undertakes Citizen Satisfaction Survey
Banister Research & Consulting Inc. begins conducting a telephone survey with residents this week.
Posted Date: 4/7/2015
Five Year Plan to End Homelessness Launches
City Council recently reviewed and approved the Five Year Plan to End Homelessness and will be on hand to support the document’s unveiling on April 16.
Posted Date: 4/7/2015
City Council Opens Doors For Amalgamation Conversation
City Council passes motion allowing for a discussion to begin on amalgamation as a governance option for the region.
Posted Date: 4/6/2015 8:30 PM
Annual Elm Pruning Ban Begins
A province-wide ban on pruning elm trees came into effect April 1 to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease (DED).
Posted Date: 4/2/2015
Transit Service Hours for Easter Weekend
Grande Prairie Transit will be running on the Sunday Service schedule on Good Friday, April 3
Posted Date: 4/2/2015
City Seeks Input on Sign Regulations
In an effort to adapt to changing technology, the Planning Department is looking for public feedback to help update current signage regulations.
Posted Date: 3/31/2015
Eastlink Centre Aquatics Active Over Holidays
Seven water bodies within the Eastlink Centre are expected to be bustling with activity over Spring Break. The Aquaterasaurus-land play area, the Majestic Family Hot Tub, the Blouin Relaxation Hot Tub, the Lazy River, the Flow Rider, the wading pool, and the 50-metre pool will all be open while kids are out of school.
Posted Date: 3/31/2015
Eastlink Centre Modifies Operating Hours
The Eastlink Centre is adjusting its hours slightly to optimize staffing with the number of patrons throughout the day.
Posted Date: 3/30/2015
Attention:  Select Pinnacle Ridge Property Owners
Please be advised the City of Grande Prairie has prepared a special “recreational services tax” bylaw authorizing a $25.00 levy
Posted Date: 3/25/2015
City Council Highlights – Monday March 23, 2015
Bylaw C-1313 Road Closure Council voted to close a portion of 140 Ave. to the west of 100 Street, south of Lot 9, Block 1, Plan 942 1551. This will allow a safer intersection at 139 Ave. to be built sooner for access to the industrial and commercial lands.
Posted Date: 3/24/2015
City Invests In Community Groups
The City of Grande Prairie presented cheques yesterday to four local community groups/organizations earmarked for funding in the 2015 budget.
Posted Date: 3/20/2015
Revised Operational Budget Referred To Council
The Corporate Services Committee today recommended City Council approve a revised 2015 operational budget for the Eastlink Centre.
Posted Date: 3/17/2015 4:30 PM
RCMP are asking for the public's assistance to located a 15 year old female who has been missing since March 12, 2015
Posted Date: 3/17/2015
March 18: Transit Driver Appreciation Day
The City of Grande Prairie invites residents to celebrate the efforts of the men and women who help get bus commuters around the community.
Posted Date: 3/17/2015
Input Needed On Winter Mobility In City
Old Man Winter is getting ready to leave for the season – a great time to reflect on how residents were able to get around the city over the past few months.
Posted Date: 3/16/2015
Revised Eastlink Operating Budget Proposed
The Corporate Services Committee will be asked Tuesday to recommend to City Council that a revised operating budget for the Eastlink Centre be approved. Community Living Director Garry Roth is also updating the committee on a series of other actions underway to ensure the financial health of the aquatics and wellness facility.
Posted Date: 3/13/2015
City of Grande Prairie Seeks Census Takers
It’s time for the City of Grande Prairie to determine how many residents it has. Census Takers are needed from April 1 to June 30 to assist in collecting data.
Posted Date: 3/13/2015
Council Meets With Provincial Reps, Business Leaders
City Council completed three days of meetings in Edmonton Friday on a dual-purpose trip to the provincial capital. The visit included sessions with government representatives on advocacy issues and business leaders to promote the City. It was coupled with Council’s annual strategic planning session.
Posted Date: 3/10/2015 10:30 AM
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