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Posted on: October 14, 2019

City Water Plants Open For Tours

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GRANTS PASS – The City of Grants Pass is just one of many regional agencies and local municipalities asking area residents to consider what life would be like without our most precious commodity during the fifth annual Imagine a Day Without Wate...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

City ‘Winterizes’ Popular Riverside Spray Park

Winterized Spray Park

GRANTS PASS – Fall has arrived, and with it the cooler weather, calling for the winterization of the city’s popular new Riverside Spray Park. City crews have disconnected water valves, drained the system of all water from its pipes, an...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

City Manager's Weekly Report

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The City Manager's Weekly Report for the week ending October 11, 2019.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

New Stop Signs up on NE "A" Street!

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GRANTS PASS – As of Tuesday, Oct. 8, the intersection at NE “A” Street and NE Beacon Drive is a four-way stop. At least 13 accidents have occurred at that location in the past five years, most of which resulted in injury or d...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

New GP Fire Engine Soon To Be In Service!

New PUC Fire Apparatus

GRANTS PASS – The City’s new Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) fire apparatus has arrived and will soon go into service at the Hillcrest Station as unit #7307. The current unit carrying that number will be placed as a reserve unit, a...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Community Partnership Required for Winter Warming Station

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GRANTS PASS – A large group of volunteers, city staff, city councilors, and service professionals gathered for a public forum at City Hall Wednesday, Oct. 9, to discuss the need for winter warming stations to provide temporary shelter to the hom...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Low-Cost Car Seat Distribution and Free Inspections

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GRANTS PASS – Parents and caregivers can participate in a free inspection of their existing car seats and child restraints, and/or obtain new low-cost safety seats at an inspection and distribution event 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Grants Pas...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

City to Consider a 'Kitty Cap'

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GRANTS PASS – Monday’s city council workshop discussion regarding methods for controlling feral cat populations in Grants Pass resulted in direction to staff to bring forward proposed ordinance changes to place a limitation on the numb...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Let City Hall Help Pay For Your Facelift

Dixon Dry Goods Building

GRANTS PASS – More than $30,000 remains available to assist downtown building owners with giving their structures a face lift. The Grants Pass Building Facade Matching Grant Fund encourages owners of commercial buildings to restore the exterior ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Downtown Merchants Can Still “Light The Storefronts” In Time For Holiday Season

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GRANTS PASS – Downtown Merchants can still take advantage of a city matching grant program designed to provide assistance with adding lighting to their storefronts. The Light the Storefronts Downtown Program provides qualifying applicants with u...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Grants Pass Awarded Matching Grant To Rehab Lawnridge Park Playground

Proposed New Playground Structure Lawnridge Park

GRANTS PASS – The playground at Lawnridge Park is going to get a much needed makeover thanks to a matching grant awarded to the City of Grants Pass by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

“Congratulations on your successful application for grant fun...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Grants Pass Merchant Meeting Welcomes New Community Partners and Important Updates

It's the climate sign

GRANTS PASS – The quarterly Grants Pass Merchants Meeting covered a full agenda of guest speakers and important updates on city topics pertinent to local business. The meeting was conducted by Jon Bowen of Experience Grants Pass at City Council ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

City to hold public forum regarding community partnerships to provide winter warming stations

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The City of Grants Pass will conduct a public open forum to discuss winter warming stations for the homeless 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 101 NW “A “ St.

In a report delivered at a council workshop Monday,...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Proposed Fire District Information Sheet

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If approved by vote, the Grants Pass Fire Rescue Services District would provide a permanent funding solution for Public Safety’s delivery of service and would allow the City to eliminate the temporary funding of the Public Safety Levy.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

New Equipment Promotes Connective Play At Reinhart Volunteer Park

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New playground equipment recently installed at Reinhart Volunteer Park is designed to promote connective play for children and parents. Donated to the city by Playcraft Systems (formerly Krauss Craft), the new equipment includes a Hex Net Hub, large shade...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Timmons Group to Analyze City’s GIS Needs

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The city’s Geographic Information System (GIS) is an integral part of city operations at “nearly every level,” said Jason Canady, director of Public Works at a meeting of the city council Wednesday, Sept. 18. Canady presented a resolution to council membe...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

New Stop Signs Coming to Precarious Corner

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New stop signs will soon be put in place at a precarious intersection with a history of dangerous accidents. Recent traffic studies conducted by the Department of Public Works confirmed recommendations in the city’s Transportation System Plan for two new ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

System Development Charge Public Notice Draft Report

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The City of Grants Pass hereby issues public notice, pursuant to ORS 223.304, of its intent to consider changes in its water, wastewater, and stormwater system development charges.

A technical report addressing the methodology and calculation of the propos...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

City of Grants Pass 90-Day Notice of System Development Charge Consideration

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The City of Grants Pass hereby issues public notice, pursuant to ORS 223.304, of its intent to consider changes in its water, wastewater, and stormwater system development charges.

A technical report addressing the methodology and calculation of the propos...

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Posted on: June 2, 2019

2018 Water Quality Report

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The purpose of this Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is to improve public health by providing educational information to allow you, our customers, to make educated decisions regarding any potential health risks pertaining to the quality, treatment, and ma...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Accepting applications for Housing Advisory Committee - renter position

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The City of Grants Pass is accepting applications for a position on the Housing Advisory Committee due to a vacancy.

The Housing Advisory Committee explores opportunities to facilitate provision of housing for all income levels, and it makes recommendation...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Accepting applications for Historical Buildings and Sites Commission

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Applications are being accepted for a position on the Historical Buildings and Sites Commission due to an expiring term.

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

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Accepting applications for Committee on Public Art

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Applications are still being accepted for a position on the Committee on Public Art due to a resignation. The term expires January 1, 2023. 

The purpose of this committee is to provide the Grants Pass City Council with information pertaining to pu...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Engineering Technician

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The Public Works Department is recruiting for a full time Engineering Technician.

The Engineering Technician is responsible for conducting field inspections to determine completion of work against specifications and standards, facilitating community meetin...

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Job Opportunity Posting Job Postings

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Steep Slope Hazard Control Measures

Fall is here and the rainy season is upon us. We hope you will take time as the construction season slows down to proactively plan and install your erosion and sediment control measures. This is a good time to remind your employees and subcontractors to t...

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Parks and Community Development

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Street Closure: Hawthorne Avenue between Midland Avenue and Van Dyke Place

Road Closures Check Your Route

On Monday and Tuesday, October 21 & October 22, from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Hawthorne Avenue between Midland Avenue and Van Dyke Place will be closed to through traffic. Stephen Stark Excavation will be doing a sanitary sewer service repair. 

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Road Work and Closures
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Traffic Pattern Change

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On Tuesday, October 8, two new stop signs will be installed on NE “A” Street at the intersection of NE “A” Street and Beacon Drive. The new signs will create a four-way stop at the intersection.

A recent traffic study initiated at the request of concerned ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule- Week of October 14, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule Find Your Zone

If your home is in one of these zones, your street will be swept this week between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., on these days:

  • Monday, October 21 - Zone 14
  • Tuesday, October 22 - Zone 13
  • Wednesday, October 23 - Zone 15

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Street Sweeping Schedule

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