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The City of East Grand Forks is declaring a snow emergency which will take effect as of 12am. The emergency shall remain in effect until all streets have been cleared to their full width.
During a snow emergency there is no parking allowed on City streets. Vehicles parked on the street during a snow emergency are subject to ticketing and towing.
Residents are being reminded that they need to stay off of the levee system and out of the closed greenway.
Residents are not allowed to walk on the levee system unless it is on a trail leading up and into the greenway. The greenway is closed due to trails being under water.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has put together a page with the new information for small businesses that are needing assistance. Please visit https://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/press-releases/?id=425890 for more information.
Starting today, April 2nd, The Chamber is holding virtual meetings covering a variety of information for businesses during this pandemic. They are using Zoom for these meetings and they are capped at 300 participants.
Please visit gochamber.org for more information about these meetings and links to resources for businesses.
The Campbell Library will be closing as of 5pm today, April 1st. Front door pick up service will be suspended effective 5pm, the book and A/V drop boxes will be closed, and all physical materials will have a new due date of May 1st.
The Campbell Library staff thanks you for your understanding as they comply with the building closure and keep staff at home.
Due to the rising river and predicted snowfall crews will be closing the Sorlie Bridge starting at 1:30pm on April 1st.
Due to rising flood waters both the north and south pedestrian bridges in the greenway system have been closed to the public.
The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking input from the community regarding the ice arenas and ball fields through an online survey. The online survey only takes a few minutes to complete and will available until April 6th.
The link to the survey is www.surveymonkey.com/r/egfparks. Information is available about the recreation facility improvement plans on the city website or by using the link http://fip.egf.mn. The survey results will be shared with the ...
Due to rising river levels, uncertain precipitation amounts coming later this week, and with staff currently healthy and able to put flood walls in place while trying to following safety protocols for COVID-19 as much as possible, closures are going up.
The City of East Grand Forks has elected to close the following street sections effective 12:30pm Tuesday, March 31st:
The City will be erecting the Rive...
Due to recent events, Polk County will follow the guidance of the Minnesota Department of Health to limit the spread of COVID-19 and not hold public meetings. This will affect the local board of appeal and equalization and open book meetings.
Taxpayers wanting to appeal their property valuations will need to contact the Polk County Assessor’s Office. The Assessor’s office can be reached by telephone at (218) 281-4186, by sending a letter to the Polk County Assesso...
Please click on the link to watch an update from Mayor Gander.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Cities Area Transit (CAT) services (fixed route, Senior Rider, & Paratransit) will be fare free beginning March 23. No fare collection and purchasing will allow CAT staff to more effectively address health recommendations
With no need to sell passes, the Metro Transit Center, located at 450 Kittson Ave Grand Forks, ND 58201, will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 23. This includes the Jefferson Lines offices.
Cities Area Transit riders are recommended to use t...
There is a page on the city website that has resource links, healthcare contact information, a link to the Governor's News page, updates from Mayor Gander, availability of meals, and a link for those that need to sign up for unemployment insurance.
It will be updated when new information comes out or becomes available.
Starting with the March 24th Work Session, the Council will be meeting remotely. These meetings will still be streamed. Please review the public notice for how meetings will be held and how to make arrangements to attend remotely if needed.
Those that had scheduled written and driving testing need to contact the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) office in Bemidji at (218) 308-2940. These are conducted at the Parks Shop but it is the DMV that will determine if the testing will be held.
The East Grand Forks Public School will be providing free meals to all children who are 18 years and younger while the school is closed. All children will be eligible. Please see the attachment for all the delivery sites where meals can be picked up.
Please call the School at (218) 773-3494 if special accommodations are needed. Families that lack transportation may request food to be delivered by contacting Debbie Delisle at (218) 773-0476 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Senior Center will be closed until further notice. The Meals on Wheels program will continue while the center is closed so those that receive these meals will continue to do so.