Residents should assemble what they need and plan what to do in the event of an emergency, with no better time to do so than Emergency Preparedness Week, May 4 to 10.
May 2014 News Archive
As picnic season begins again in Red Deer, residents are reminded to bring their own firewood if they want a fire in a designated fire pit.
Filling thousands of potholes is not a small undertaking, but crews have already repaired more than 4,000 in seven weeks.
Residents can drop off their yard waste at the Waste Management Facility for free from Monday, May 5 to Saturday, May 10, as Free Yard Waste Week returns to Red Deer.
Red Deer Emergency Services is warning residents of the consequences of improperly putting out cigarettes, following a balcony fire Thursday evening.
The Red Deer 2019 Canada Winter Games Bid committee has been told the Bid Evaluation Committee will be returning to Red Deer on August 21 or 22 to evaluate Red Deer’s community spirit.
The 2014 municipal census is officially starting with the online tool being open to the public.
Street sweeping downtown is scheduled for Sunday, May 11 from 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
A community identity workshop for the Waskasoo neighbourhood is being held to discuss the vision for the area as part of the development of a neighbourhood plan.
The value of building permits issued by The City of Red Deer for the first four months of 2014 is 25 per cent behind values for the same time frame last year.
Starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 13, traffic will be reduced to one lane on Ross Street west of 49 Avenue to install barriers for the Ross Street Patio.
Get ready to make a splash when both the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray & Play and the Recreation Centre outdoor pool open for the season, weather permitting, on Sunday, June 1.
Residents wanting to use the online option for this year’s municipal census only have until midnight on May 19.
Bower Ponds Pavilion concession and boat rentals officially reopen for public use today, Wednesday, May 14.
Red Deerians are invited join The City at Let’s Talk Budget 2015, an open house where residents can show City Council and City administration how they would prioritize tax spending.
The following is a list of road closures for Woody’s Marathon on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18.
City census workers will start knocking on doors today, after the online census wrapped up with approximately 40 per cent of Red Deerians using the online tool.
Residents are encouraged to attend an open house on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, as part of the public consultation process to develop a Major Area Structure Plan (MASP) for the area north of Highway 11A.
It’s official; the Red Deer 2019 Canada Winter Games Bid Committee has been told the Bid Evaluation Committee will be returning to Red Deer on August 22 to further evaluate Red Deer’s readiness and community spirit.
Residents who were unable to make it to last night’s Let’s Talk Budget 2015 open house are encouraged to make sure their voice is still heard by filling out an online survey.
This year’s Property Tax Notices are in the mail, and property owners are encouraged to pay early to ensure their payment is processed on time and avoid late penalties.
Taylor Drive closures will start this Saturday, May 24, as construction on the Taylor Drive and Ross Street intersection moves into full swing.
Work on the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Bridge will mean temporary closures to pedestrians and bicyclists during daytime hours for the week of June 2 to 6.
Red Deerians can follow the green brick road to Environment Week June 2 to 6, and bring a bagged lunch to the Red Deer Public Library (RDPL) to learn about the latest in environmental trends and initiatives.
Residents are reminded the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray & Play and the Recreation Centre outdoor pool open for the season, weather permitting, this Sunday, June 1.
It’s not too late to help make Red Deer clean and green.
The City of Red Deer, Alberta Environment Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD) and Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) are hosting the fourth annual Red Deer Enviro Fair Wednesday, June 4, at the Provincial Building.
The Collicutt Centre will remain closed today until 10 a.m. after an incident that occurred on Wednesday, May 28 at approximately 8:45 p.m. RCMP responded to the incident and the facility was evacuated.
The Collicutt Centre will remain closed for the rest of the day to facilitate further investigation.
Red Deer RCMP are actively investigating after a threatening message was made on a wall within the Collicutt Centre in the evening of May 28, 2014.
Work continues in the Collicutt Centre Fieldhouse for the annual shutdown for maintenance and repairs.
Red Deer City Council set the new property tax rates for 2014 at today’s Council meeting.