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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Second Round of Business Grant Program Now Available with Deadline of October 30th

The Economic Development Authority is now accepting applications for the second round of grants for businesses that have been affected by COVID-19. Applications will be due by 5pm on Friday, October 30th.

Contact Paul Gorte with questions or for more information by calling (218) 773-8939 or emailing pgorte@egf.mn..  

Here is the explanation for the Round 2 process. East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Track or Check Status of Absentee Ballot

Voters can track or check the status of their absentee ballot online by visiting the Minnesota Secretary of State website at www.mnvotes.org. There is a link to Track Your Ballot by entering your name, date of birth, and identification number.

  

East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Absentee/Early Voting Available at City Hall until November 2nd

Absentee balloting is available City Hall. Until City Hall is opened up to the public, please call (218) 773-2483 and make an appointment to vote absentee.

Absentee balloting will also be available at City Hall on Saturday, October 31st before each election from 10am to 3pm.  No appointment is necessary to vote on Saturday, the doors will be open.

East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Information on the City Charter Ballot Question

On the general election ballot there will be a question asking if residents would like to approved the revised City Charter.

To find out what changes were made, to review the proposed charter, and the review the current charter please visit http://www.egf.mn/600/Proposed-Revised-City-Charter.  

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East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Assistance for Medicare Open Enrollment from the Senior Center

Medicare open enrollment is from October 15th until December 7th. Assistance is available from the Senior Center by calling (218) 773-0821 to schedule an appointment. All assistance will be done by phone only due to COVID.

This is a free service brought to you by the Senior Center and Area Agency on Aging.  

East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Notice to UND Students about Absentee or Early Voting

UND students that are Minnesota residents but do not have a East Grand Forks or Polk County address will have to request an absentee ballot from the county where their permanent residence is located.

This can be done online through www.mnvotes.org or by calling the county in which they live.  

East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Information on Absentee Ballot Drop off for East Grand Forks Residents

Residents do have an option of dropping their absentee ballot at City Hall with Administration Staff between 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday until 5pm on November 2nd.

With City Hall still closed to the public a resident would need to call the Administration Office at (218) 773-2483 to let staff know you are at the door or what time you will be dropping off your ballot.   

Anyone acting as an agent will...

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East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2020

VFW Memorial Arena Now Open to Walkers

Starting Monday, October 12th the VFW Memorial Arena is now open for walking/jogging Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm. Reminder that all walkers must follow all COVID guidelines as posted at the building entrances.

Community walking must conclude by 3pm each weekday to allow for COVID capacity restrictions to be met while evening on-ice activities take place.  

The Civic Center will remain closed to walkers for now but will be re-evaluated once the arena ope...

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East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Information on the East Grand Forks Land Use Plan Update

The process has started to update the East Grand Forks Land Use Plan. A website has been set up for the community to contribute ideas, comments, and to learn more about the project.

Please visit the site for more information. East Grand Forks News and Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Storm Siren Information

In the last couple months there have been questions about why the storm sirens were being used. There is now a page on the city website to help answer these questions.

Please visit https://www.eastgrandforks.us/591/Storm-Siren-Information to see where the sirens are located, reasons why the sirens are used, and answers to frequently asked questions.

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