Due to the accumulation of snow over the last several days, The City will be plowing residential (P6) roadways again starting Friday morning at 8 a.m.
January 2014 News Archive
Members of the Red Deer Firefighters will once again provide a voluntary Christmas tree pickup service to Red Deer homes.
The City of Red Deer’s Emergency Services department is reminding residents of the importance of clearing snow from fire hydrants on or near their property.
The accumulation of snow and warming temperatures has delayed blue box and garbage pickup for some Red Deer homes.
Starting tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. The City will begin surface plowing all Priority 6 (P6) residential roads.
Despite the additional snowfall last night and some equipment challenges, crews made progress on the surface residential plowing.
The City of Red Deer’s garbage and recycling contractors continue to face delays due to the accumulation of snow and the freeze/thaw cycle.
Crews made progress on surface residential plowing today, completing residential streets in Deer Park Estates, Devonshire, Lonsdale and Lancaster Meadows.
Crews will speed up their surface plowing schedule tomorrow in an effort to complete all residential roads (Priority 6) by the end of the week before warmer temperatures hit central Alberta.
Crews will continue to surface plow residential (Priority 6) roads tomorrow in an effort to wrap up residential plowing by the end of the week.
Red Deer City Council will begin reviewing The City’s 2014 operating budget on Tuesday, January 7, as the next step in the 2014 budget process.
Building permits for December closed out 2013 on a strong note, valued at 45 per cent ahead of last December and totaling $16,274,116.
Crews are making progress on the residential surface plow (Priority 6), and will continue tomorrow in an effort to wrap up residential plowing by the end of the week.
The first day of 2014 operating budget deliberations began yesterday with City Council considering changes to the initially proposed budget.
The second day of the 2014 operating budget deliberations saw further changes to yesterday’s proposed budget with administration making adjustments to the snow and ice control removal budget.
The City of Red Deer’s Emergency Services, Environmental Services, and Public Works departments are coordinating efforts to check and clear all fire hydrants in the city to ensure they are accessible in the event of an emergency.
A full plow of all residential roads (priority 6) and collector routes (priority 4) will start early next week following completion of the existing surface plow campaign that is currently underway.
The deadline is nearing to nominate an area resident for a Mayor’s Recognition Award, honouring those who help raise the profile of Red Deer and make it a great place to live.
On behalf of Red Deer & District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), The City of Red Deer is issuing a Notice of Available FCSS Funding for 2015-2017.
Progress on residential surface plow (Priority 6) areas continued today, and will continue tomorrow in an effort to wrap up residential plowing by the end of the week.
Red Deer’s overall crime rate decreased by 9.8 per cent last year, according to annual crime statistics released by The City of Red Deer today.
Crews worked very quickly on residential surface plow (Priority 6) areas today, and will continue tomorrow in an effort to wrap up residential plowing.
Crews wrapped up the residential surface plow program today, and will move back into neighbourhoods on Monday to initiate a full plow of all areas across the city.
Popularity of the centennial book penned by Red Deer’s own Michael Dawe has promoted a second printing of Red Deer: The Memorable City.
A full plow of residential (priority 6) roads will start today with daily progress updates available on The City’s website at www.reddeer.ca.
Warm temperatures coupled with the snow pack from an unprecedented year for snowfall have delayed blue box and garbage pickup for some Red Deer homes this week.
After 7 days of deliberation, City Council approved the 2014 operating budget with a recommended 3.93 per cent tax increase.
The City of Red Deer is teaming up with UWALK.ca and the Red Deer Primary Care Network to tell Red Deerians to take a hike as part of UWALK Red Deer, a program aimed at empowering people to be active through walking.
The City will temporarily close its snow storage sites to private contractors, effective tomorrow, Thursday, January 16 at 6 p.m.
Starting Monday, January 20, all garbage and recycling in Red Deer will be picked up in front of people’s homes for the first time, in an effort to restore The City’s usual level of service.
The City of Red Deer continues to make progress in securing an additional snow storage site, following a positive meeting with Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) today.
The Red Deer 2019 Canada Winter Games Bid committee has successfully submitted a technical bid package, bringing Red Deer one step closer to becoming the home of the 2019 Canada Winter Games.
The City of Red Deer is asking for the public’s assistance in clearing snow for meter readers to access residential electric meters and water meter remotes.
Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at Halliburton located in Edgar Industrial Close just after 9 a.m this morning.
The deadline is approaching to nominate an individual or team for the Sport Council of Red Deer’s (SCoRD) annual Community Sport Awards.
Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at a residence in Normandeau just after 11 a.m.
Property owners should be checking their mail boxes for their 2014 property assessment notice.
Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at a residence in Parkvale today at approximately 2 p.m.
Public Works has received approval from Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Department (AESRD) to open a temporary snow storage site in Red Deer.
Organizations looking to apply for funding through Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) will have until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 7 to submit their applications.
Constructors of new residential builds will see a change in the residential permit application process starting February 1, 2014, as a result of the province’s New Home Buyer Protection Act.
The Collicutt Centre will close at 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday starting February 3 after City Council approved the change as part of the 2014 budget deliberations.
Modifications were made to several buses in the City’s transit fleet after safety concerns were raised by New Flyer Industries, the bus manufacturer.
It’s time to give recognition to the people who have made Red Deer an even better place to live and visit.
The Collicutt Centre Water Park will be undergoing an unexpected specialized mechanical repair on Monday, February 3.
A third snow storage site is now open to registered private contractors operating in Red Deer.
Red Deer may retain ambulance dispatch after The Province indicated that they plan to put a new proposal in front of the Mayors in Red Deer, Lethbridge, Peace River and Fort McMurray.
Red Deerians are invited to take a stroll at the UWALK Red Deer community launch event on Tuesday, February 4.