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City Editorial government

Council Meeting Nov 25, 2019

Council had one public meeting on Nov 25.It might have been one of their shorter meetings but they asked me to open my mouth . . . Editorializing Ahead In the question period you hear part of a conversation I started with councilors before the meeting began. I hadn’t really wanted to go over it […]

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City government

City Council Nov 12, 2019

Council had two meetings and a public feedback session this day – A Committee of the Whole in the morning and a Regular meeting in the evening with the Feedback session in the middle at 6PM. The Public Feedback Session regarding a retail Cannabis Store

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City Editorial government News

Rally For Shelter Nov 20, 2019

Grand Forks has no extreme weather shelter and winter is upon us. People are worried that the homeless will likely face life threatening conditions because of this situation. On Nov 20, 2019 a rally was held in Gyro Park to call attention to this and plea for the currently empty facility that had been the […]

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City flooding government Rebuilding Renewal

Floodplain Mapping Presentation Nov 18, 2019

UPDATED Nov 20 – Added PDF of handout to end of article As a result of the flood of 2018 a new set of floodplain maps needed to be created (the previous ones had been made in the early 90s). This is important for various reasons: Safety, Zoning Bylaws, City and Land Use Planning to […]