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Below is a list of City of Red Deer news releases. Contact Communications & Strategic Planning during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at 403-342-8147 or

City tests its emergency plan

December 5, 2017 1:22 PM

Some City facilities might be busier than normal when The City puts its emergency plans to the test as part of an emergency response exercise on December 6, 2017.

Council approves reduced 2018 Capital Budget

December 1, 2017 10:25 AM

City Council approved a $80.7 million capital budget this morning after three days of deliberation. The capital budget includes projects that will take place in 2018, or projects that require additional funding from previous years.

Servus Arena opening January 2018

December 1, 2017 9:32 AM

During today’s Capital Budget deliberations, City Council decided to open the new Servus Arena in January ahead of the anticipated opening of summer 2018.

Budgeting for your property taxes can be easy

November 30, 2017 10:10 AM

Residents are reminded there is a simple, secure and convenient way to pay annual property taxes by enrolling in The City of Red Deer’s Tax Instalment Plan (TIP).

Trail closure in Waskasoo Park starts Monday

November 24, 2017 2:00 PM

A portion of trail in Waskasoo Park from the footbridge at Riverbend River Bend Golf and Recreation Area south to approximately Northland Drive will be closed starting Monday.

Check-in on sign bylaw review

November 23, 2017 1:10 PM

Citizens are invited to review what’s been said about signs such as billboards, dynamic signs, sandwich boards and more in Red Deer as public input winds down as part of the review of the sign bylaw.

Temporary road closure on 77 Street

November 17, 2017 10:04 AM

A portion of 77 Street will close near Riverside Drive while water service is installed for a property in the area.

Highland Green Meet your Neighbours night

November 16, 2017 10:39 AM

Highland Green residents are encouraged to drop in to the Meet your Neighbours gathering tonight, Thursday, November 16, 2017 anytime from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the G.H. Dawe Community Centre.

Crime statistics released for third quarter of 2017

November 15, 2017 2:13 PM

Red Deer’s 2017 crime statistics in the third quarter of the year continue to show a slight decrease in persons crimes and robberies, and a slowing in the growth regarding property crimes.