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City Council Highlights
Council endorses draft resolution to Mayors' Caucus to advocate for provincial government consultations on MSI funding.
Posted Date: 5/29/2017 9:30 PM
Canada Games Flag Arrives in Grande Prairie
The City of Grande Prairie welcomes the Canada Games flag relay marking the 50th anniversary of the Canada Games, Canada’s largest multi-sport and cultural event for youth.
Posted Date: 5/29/2017 9:15 AM
Road Bans Lifted on Gravel Roads
All road bans within the City of Grande Prairie have been lifted effective as of today.
Posted Date: 5/26/2017
Reverend Forbes Homestead Opens
An Open House at the Reverend Forbes Homestead and Pioneer Hospital is on Saturday, June 10 to celebrate the beginning of the 2017 summer season.
Posted Date: 5/26/2017
Upcoming Lane Reduction on 68 Avenue
68 Avenue is being reduced to one lane in each direction between East Knowledge Way and 100 Street effective Monday, May 29.
Posted Date: 5/26/2017
Road Closure for 132 Avenue
132 Avenue from 101 Street to 102 Street is closing from May 31 to June 7 to allow for the placement of new city infrastructure.
Posted Date: 5/26/2017
Oilers Hockey Clinic Community Kick-Off
Grande Prairie and surrounding residents are invited to a complimentary Oilers Community Kick-Off presented by ATCO to jump start an Oilers Hockey Clinic weekend.
Posted Date: 5/25/2017
101 St. Closure Extending Northward
The current 101 St. closure downtown is being extended from north of 100 Ave. to the alleyway north of 102 Ave. With this extension, new pedestrian crossings have been added along 101 St.
Posted Date: 5/24/2017
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
Mayor Bill Given signed a proclamation declaring May 17th as the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.
Posted Date: 5/23/2017
2017 Storm Sewer Flushing Program Starting
The annual Storm Sewer Flushing Program recommences on Wednesday, May 24.
Posted Date: 5/23/2017
Roadway Pavement Overlay Taking Place in Riverstone South
Wapiti Gravel Suppliers is completing second stage paving in the Riverstone South subdivision from May 25 to May 27, weather dependant.
Posted Date: 5/23/2017
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
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