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Posted on: April 3, 2020

City Manager's Weekly Report

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The City Manager's Weekly Report for the week ending April 3, 2020.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

City Sets CDBG Needs and Priorities Council Hearing

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GRANTS PASS – The Grants Pass City Council has scheduled a public hearing to review responses acquired through the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Needs and Priorities Survey. The initial hearing will be held 11:45 a.m....

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

GP is America's 2nd Best-Performing Small City

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GRANTS PASS – The City of Grants Pass ranked second in performance among all small city metros in the U.S. according to an annual report issued by the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank with a history of more than three decade...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

City Sponsors Drinking Water Week Poster Contest

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GRANTS PASS – For more than 40 years the City of Grants Pass and the American Water Works Association have celebrated Drinking Water Week as a unique opportunity for communities to come together and recognize the vital role water plays in our da...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Council Shifts to Remote Meetings

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GRANTS PASS – The Grants Pass City Council made the shift to remote meetings Monday, March 30, conducting a call-in city council meeting and workshop.

“I want to thank (City Manager) Aaron Cubic and city staff for making this remote mee...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

CDBG 5-Year Consolidated Plan Needs and Priorities Survey

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Each year the City of Grants Pass receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to be used for projects which predominately benefit low- to moderate income persons, prevent/eliminate blight, or meet urgent community needs which pose a serious th...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

City Shares EPA Warnings About Improper Flushing

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WASHINGTON  — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging all Americans to only flush toilet paper, not disinfecting wipes or other non-flushable items that should be disposed of in the trash. Flushing only toil...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

City Seeks Public Input on UGB Rezoning

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GRANTS PASS - The City of Grants Pass has initiated a process to rezone approximately 600 acres of rural, county-zoned properties to city urban zoning districts that implement the city’s adopted Comprehensive Plan districts for those properties....

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Declares Emergency as Precautionary Measure

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GRANTS PASS – The Grants Pass City Council adopted a resolution declaring a state of emergency at their special city council meeting Monday, March 23.

The resolution is a “precautionary measure to provide the city with increased flexibi...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

GP is Oregon Tree City of the Year

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GRANTS PASS – Since 1994, Oregon Community Trees (OCT) and the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) have publicly recognized individuals, communities, and organizations in the state who demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and leadership in ur...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Issues Temporary Parking Signs; Campaign to Assist Restaurants & Businesses

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GRANTS PASS – In less than 48 hours after the governor’s mandates on social distancing closed the dining rooms of local restaurants, the City of Grants Pass and local business leaders worked together to devise a campaign to provide imm...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Responds to Social Distancing Mandates

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GRANTS PASS – In response to new mandates from the state government regarding social distancing and restrictions on public gatherings, the City of Grants Pass has cancelled some public meetings, postponed community forums, and enacted changes to...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City Hall Finance Customer Service Changes

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GRANTS PASS – Following the lead of state health officials, the City of Grants Pass will enact temporary precautions against the potential spread of COVID-19 by suspending Finance Department in-person customer service activities at City Hall for...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Parks Committee Votes To Support Feasibility Study on Future of Caveman Pool

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GRANTS PASS – The City of Grants Pass Parks Advisory Committee voted unanimously at their meeting March 12 to support the city council’s intent to apply $50,000 of discretionary funding to conduct a feasibility study regarding the futu...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Council Considers Discretionary Spending Priorities

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GRANTS PASS – At their workshop Monday, March 2, the Grants Pass City Council began deliberations on how to best use roughly $2.4 million remaining in discretionary funds resulting from the sale of surplus property on River Road. Approximately $...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Council to Initiate Eminent Domain Proceedings for Water Treatment Plant

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GRANTS PASS – The Grants Pass City Council voted to file a lawsuit for condemnation to move forward with construction of a new water treatment plant on 9.97 acres located near the intersection of SE “J” St. and SE Mill St., a...

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