A revised Municipal Government Act (MGA) released by the provincial government yesterday includes a number of positive components, but administration is still looking through the details to see what all the changes mean for The City of Red Deer.
June 2016 News Archive
Red Deer Transit celebrated its 50th anniversary this afternoon with a gathering at Sorensen Station.
Residents are invited to participate in the Red Deer River Cleanup this Sunday.
Construction is underway on the 67 Street/Johnstone Drive Corridor Improvement Project, and there will be traffic impacts starting Monday.
The Recreation Centre is closed to the public this weekend, as the Red Deer Catalina Swim Club hosts their annual “Freeze or Fry” swim meet.
The roundabout at 67 Street and 30 Avenue will partially open Friday morning at 7 a.m. for traffic in all directions.
Building permit values in May were stronger than the same month last year, with 103 permits issued at an estimated value of $13.6 million last month compared to 122 permits valued at $8 million issued in May of last year.
Twenty-three individuals, the Red Deer College Queens Volleyball Team, the Dream Catchers Toastmasters Club and the “Walking With Our Sisters” Organizing Committee were recognized Thursday evening at the annual Mayor’s Recognition Awards ceremony.
A power outage scheduled for Thursday, June16, will affect some residents in Eastview.
Red Deer’s streets will get a little greener this week as crews begin converting all street lights to the more energy efficient LED (light emitting diode) lamps from HPS (high pressure sodium).
The City’s Budget Bus has been out on the streets of Red Deer talking to residents about City services and finding out what their priorities are. If you haven’t visited a bus yet, there are still lots of opportunities this month.
With construction season in full swing across the city, drivers are reminded to exercise caution in construction zones to help ensure the safety of workers.
The annual Mayor’s Garden Party is scheduled for Wednesday, June 22 from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. in City Hall Park.
Residents of West Park are invited to a community check-in open house on Thursday, June 23 to view a preliminary site plan for the relocation of Westpark Middle School and upgrades to the surrounding site.
Approximately 30 homes on Mitchell Avenue, Meeres Close, McIntosh Avenue, and McBride Crescent are affected by a series of water leaks, along with Annie L. Gaetz School.
Approximately 30 homes on Mitchell Avenue, McBride Crescent, McIntosh Avenue and Meeres Close, along with Annie L. Gaetz School, are under a boil water advisory until further notice following a series of water leaks
This evening Council approved a series of changes to Public Advisory Committees (PACs) that will give the public greater influence on The City’s decision making processes.
A decibel reading event is being held this Thursday night at the Red Deer Cruise Night Show and Shine to test vehicle noise emissions.
In anticipation of low flows in the Red Deer River this summer, The City of Red Deer is reminding residents and businesses to conserve water.
With the news that a Canada Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) strike or lockout may happen as early as July 2, The City of Red Deer is getting ready and putting plans in place so it can minimize the impact to its customers.
Property owners only have one more week to pay their 2016 property taxes, due Thursday, June 30.
The public is invited to stop by the G.H. Dawe Community Centre to see the concept designs for The City’s newest community centre.
Don’t forget to pay your property taxes by Thursday to avoid penalties. Thursday, June 30 is the deadline to pay 2016 City of Red Deer property taxes.
The City of Red Deer has been recognized for its efforts in creating a more welcoming and inclusive organization and community as one of the recipients of Diversity Magazine’s inaugural Diversity Awards.
Red Deerians are being asked to provide their input on how well services such as water, waste, sewer and environmental sustainability programs are being delivered as part of the Annual Environmental Services Customer Satisfaction Survey.
Access to Bower Ponds to take part in this year’s Canada Day festivities is restricted to trails or transit service.
This year’s city wide spring cleanup program, Green Deer, was a success with volunteers from businesses, community associations, schools, clubs, churches, families and individuals coming together to clean up garbage in our city.
Work starts July 4, 2016, on the construction of a new parking lot at the Collicutt Centre.