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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Groundwater "bubbler" explained

Bubbler 8th at Fetzner_20220908

We’re all accustomed to seeing the Rogue River flow through Grants Pass, but why is there a constant flow of water along a section of NE 8th street near Grants Pass High School?

One might attribute the endless flow to someone who forgot to shut off their g...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Video: Wastewater Division uses high-pressure water to remove root blockage

root blockage

Last week, we told you how employees with the City’s Wastewater Division joined together to blast apart a root ball that was blocking 90% of a sewer pipe.

Here is a video of the operation, narrated by Nevin VanFossan, the operator of the CCTV van. The Jet/...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Free wildfire property assessment available to City and County residents

Talent wildfire square STOCK

Neighborhoods within the Wildland Urban Interface Zone of Grants Pass, where homes and wildlands mix, have a greater risk of being affected by a wildfire.

 

Rick McClintock, the Firewise Coordinator for Josephine County, will come out to any home o...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Fire Danger Level is Moderate

Fire Danger Level MODERATE

Continued widespread rain and more in the forecast have made it possible to continue to ease off on some public and industrial fire prevention regulations. Effective Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 12:01 a.m., the fire danger level will decrease to “mod...

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City Newsletter
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Art Along the Rogue Returns to Downtown Grants Pass

ART ALONG THE ROGUE 2021 RAZIAH ROUSHAN

GRANTS PASS--Mark your calendars now for the first weekend in October, when chalk artists will transform the pavement along 5th and H streets into a temporary display of beauty.

The 19th annual Art Along the Rogue festival happens on October 7, 8, and 9, 2...

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City Newsletter
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Groundwater "bubbler" explained

Bubbler 8th at Fetzner_20220908

We’re all accustomed to seeing the Rogue River flow through Grants Pass, but why is there a constant flow of water along a section of NE 8th street near Grants Pass High School?

One might attribute the endless flow to someone who forgot to shut off their g...

Read on...

City Newsletter
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Free wildfire property assessment available to City and County residents

Talent wildfire square STOCK

Neighborhoods within the Wildland Urban Interface Zone of Grants Pass, where homes and wildlands mix, have a greater risk of being affected by a wildfire.

 

Rick McClintock, the Firewise Coordinator for Josephine County, will come out to any home o...

Read on...

City Newsletter
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Video: Wastewater Division uses high-pressure water to remove root blockage

root blockage

Last week, we told you how employees with the City’s Wastewater Division joined together to blast apart a root ball that was blocking 90% of a sewer pipe.

Here is a video of the operation, narrated by Nevin VanFossan, the operator of the CCTV van. The Jet/...

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City Newsletter
Posted on: August 17, 2022

“Water in the Community” Photo Contest

Rogue River at dawn Mike Zacchino SQUARE STOCK

Who doesn’t love our water? 

Recently, the city’s Water Division got the results of the 2022 Water System Survey conducted by the Oregon Health Authority. OHA Drinking Water Staff found no deficiencies and rated the City an “Outstanding Performer”...

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City Newsletter

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

City Manager's Weekly Report

City Press Releases Downtown

Here is the City Manager's weekly Report.

Additional Info... City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2022

There is still time to apply for the CDBG Weatherization/Rehab Program!

City Press Releases Get Informed

The City’s CDBG program is offering low-income homeowners residing in the city an opportunity to receive grants to help with any weatherization and/or rehabilitation repairs to their homes during the city’s CDBG Program Year 2022 which begins October 1, 2...

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Additional Info... City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2022

CDBG Weatherization/Rehabilitation Program

City Press Release - Get Informed - Old Town Marketplace

The City of Grants Pass, through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), will be offering a Weatherization/Rehabilitation program to low-income homeowners residing within the city, giving them, an opportunity to apply for CDBG grants to help them wi...

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Additional Info... City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Tree Canopy Program

City Press Releases Get Informed

Looking to beautify your front yard with cooling shade, beautiful flowers, or fall colors? The City’s annual Tree Canopy Program is going on now. For $50, the City will plant a tree in your front yard. The deadline to apply is October 14, but tree species...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

City Seeking Artists for Alley Beautification Project

City Press Releases Downtown

The City of Grants Pass is continuing to invest in the beautification of select alleyways downtown, transforming them into usable and enjoyed public spaces.

Additional Info... City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

City Seeking Artists for the Beaver Lot

City Press Releases Get Informed

The City of Grants Pass owns and maintains a series of public parking lots with a wildlife theme and has placed City-branded signage to improve access and utilization of our downtown parking lots and enhance the tourist experience.

Additional Info... City of Grants Pass Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: September 29, 2022

Advisory positions available

Committees Get Involved

If you’re interested in lending your voice and expertise to the City of Grants Pass, there are several openings for advisory positions on different committees and commissions. 

HISTORICAL BUILDINGS AND SITES COMMISSION

Applications are being accept...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Sustainability and Energy Action Taskforce opening

Committees Get Involved

CITY OF GRANTS PASS

SUSTAINABILITY AND ENERGY ACTION TASKFORCE REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

 

Applications are being accepted for one position on the Sustainability and Energy Action Taskforce. The appointment is for the duration of the task force.

The s...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Historical Buildings And Sites Commission

Committees Get Involved

Applications are being accepted for a position on the Historical Buildings and Sites Commission. This position expires on March 18, 2024.

The committee’s purpose is to review proposed alterations to any Historic District or designated structure in the Urba...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Bikeways And Walkways Committee

Committees Get Involved

Applications are being accepted for three positions on the Grants Pass and Josephine County Bikeways & Walkways Committee. Two positions expire in August 2023, and one position expires in August 2024.

The purpose of this committee is to seek input from...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Urban Tree Advisory Committee

Committees Get Involved

Applications are being accepted for four positions on the Urban Tree Advisory Committee. These are 2-year appointments.

The purpose of the committee is to review, develop, and implement programs and activities which promote, protect, and enhance the urban ...

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Committee News and Open Positions

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2022

Baker Park Parking Lot - Closure Notice

Truck and Trailer Parking at Baker Park

Beginning the week of September 26, Baker Park will be closed to the public. Depending on the weather, CPI will begin cleaning the parking lot in preparation for sealing and striping. Additional updates will be issued as information is received. ...

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Community Development

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Posted on: September 25, 2022

Street Sweeping Schedule - Week of September 25, 2022

Sept 25

If your home is in one of these zones, it will be swept next week between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm, on the following days:

  • Monday, September 26, 2022  - Zone 14
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2022  - Zone 15

Help us to swe...

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Street Sweeping Schedule

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Council votes to complete design phase of Water Treatment Plant

City Press Releases Get Informed

Last week, the Grants Pass City Council took another step forward toward ensuring a continuing safe and reliable source of drinking water for the community; the Council voted to amend and proceed with an agreement with Slayden Construction Group for Desig...

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Water Treatment Plant Updates