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Assessors Conducting Door-To-Door Re-Inspections
Assessors and student assessors are conducting door-to-door re-inspections as of today.
Posted Date: 5/5/2016 4:15 PM
GPREP Increases Support
Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) has activated the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to support the Province Emergency Operations Centres (POC) and the ongoing provincial state of emergency.
Posted Date: 5/5/2016 3:00 PM
Fire Ban in Effect
City of Grande Prairie has a Fire Ban in place
Posted Date: 5/5/2016 9:30 AM
Neighbourhood Associations Gear up for City Scrub Weekend
Eight Neighbourhood Associations are joining forces to help Grande Prairie look its best this summer.
Posted Date: 5/5/2016
Mid-Sized Mayors Stand Behind Fort McMurray and Area
Mayor Bill Given joined his colleagues, the Mayors of Alberta’s Mid-Sized Cities caucus, in expressing solidarity today with the people of Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
Posted Date: 5/4/2016 6:45 PM
Grande Prairie Region Provides Resources
In response to the fires in Fort McMurray, the Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) has dispatched trained resources as requested by the Provincial Operations Centre.
Posted Date: 5/4/2016 4:45 PM
Grande Prairie support for Fort McMurray Fire
In response to the fires in Fort McMurray, the Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP) is in contact with the Provincial Operations Centre and is prepared to respond as requested by the Province.
Posted Date: 5/4/2016 1:45 PM
Parks Operations will be cleaning ditches along Highway 43 on May 5, 2016.
Posted Date: 5/3/2016 11:00 AM
City Council Highlights – May 2, 2016
Public Hearings City of Grande Prairie Municipal Development Plan (C-1237I) Amendments to Map 2 – Future Land Use A proposed amendment to the Municipal Development Plan will go back to Council at its next meeting after not successfully receiving three readings.
Posted Date: 5/3/2016
Home Business Regulations Under Review
The City of Grande Prairie is revising its home business regulations and residents can help shape amendments through an online survey.
Posted Date: 5/3/2016
Third Annual Mayor’s Inter-faith Breakfast
Tickets are still available for the Third Annual Mayor’s Inter-faith Breakfast. The Very Reverend Stan McKay is guest speaker at the May 13 event at the Montrose Cultural Centre’s Teresa Sargent Hall.
Posted Date: 5/2/2016
68 Avenue Twinning Begins
Knelsen Sand and Gravel Ltd. will begin working on the 68 Avenue Twinning Project on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
Posted Date: 4/29/2016
Public Washrooms Opening May 1
City public washrooms will be available May 1.
Posted Date: 4/29/2016
Walking Trail Closed May 2 and 3
The Facilities Department will close access to the Bear Creek trail system at the 79 Ave. walking trail for seasonal repairs on May 2 and 3.
Posted Date: 4/29/2016
Unidentified Fish Found in Muskoseepi Park Pond
Alberta Environment and Parks and City of Grande Prairie Environmental Stewardship personnel are investigating the discovery of an unknown amount of a foreign fish in the Muskoseepi Park Pond.
Posted Date: 4/29/2016
Sani Dump Station Open April 29th
The early onset of summer conditions is resulting in early operation of sani dumps in Grande Prairie.
Posted Date: 4/28/2016
92 Street Twinning & Upgrades
Knelsen Sand & Gravel Ltd. will continue work on the 92 Street Twinning project on Monday, May 2, 2016.
Posted Date: 4/27/2016
New Traffic Counters
Engineering Services has become aware of some attention its new traffic counting equipment has attracted throughout social media.
Posted Date: 4/27/2016
77 Avenue Road Closure
Mainline Construction will continue work on the 116 Street Sanitary Sewer Project on Monday, May 2, 2016, weather permitting.
Posted Date: 4/26/2016
Reduced Property Taxes Recommended by Committee
The Corporate Services Committee today recommended that City Council reduce the 2016 property tax increase from 4.2 per cent to 2.25 per cent.
Posted Date: 4/26/2016
Youth Week 2016 Nears
The City of Grande Prairie is once again celebrating the diversity and contributions young people make to our community during Youth Week – May 1 to 8.
Posted Date: 4/25/2016
Transit Debuts Bus Tracker Feature
City transit users can now verify the location of their next bus from the convenience of their smart phones, tablets or desktop computers.
Posted Date: 4/25/2016
City Scrub 2016 Nears
The annual City Scrub is May 6 to 15.
Posted Date: 4/22/2016
Bike Auction This Weekend
The annual bike auction is on Sunday, April 24 in the Towne Centre Mall south parking lot.
Posted Date: 4/21/2016
City Council Highlights – April 18, 2016
Mayor Bill Given presented two long-time community builders – Ian Kay and Curtis Smith – with the George Repka Outstanding Achievement Award.
Posted Date: 4/19/2016
Downtown Rehabilitation Project Proceeding
The Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project is going to tender.
Posted Date: 4/19/2016
92 Street Lane Closure
Aquatera will be working on two of their sanitary manholes this week.
Posted Date: 4/19/2016
City Street Sweeping
The 2016 City Street Sweeping Program is well underway.
Posted Date: 4/19/2016
Parks Operations Begins Spring Cleaning
Parks Operations has begun spring clean-up along city boulevards.
Posted Date: 4/8/2016
City Invests In Community Groups
The City of Grande Prairie today presented cheques to four community groups/organizations earmarked for funding in the 2016 budget.
Posted Date: 4/6/2016
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