The City of Red Deer is still seeking volunteers to serve on one of our Council committees, and we have extended the application deadline to Thursday, October 6.
October 2016 News Archive
Red Deer and Red Deer County residents interested in local heritage are invited to attend the 2016 Heritage Recognition Awards on Friday, October 21.
The City of Red Deer wants to know how to transform Centennial Plaza Park into a sustainable space that connects people and places in our community, while ensuring it is a safe and accessible space that people want to visit and use.
Following membership approval of the AUMA official response to the Government of Alberta on the Municipal Government Act (MGA) amendments, The City of Red Deer is again reiterating concern with the big city charters for Edmonton and Calgary.
Mayor Tara Veer and members of City Council met with the provincial minister responsible for infrastructure and spoke briefly with the federal minister responsible for infrastructure to discuss issues important to Red Deerians.
The City of Red Deer received strong support from other municipalities for four resolutions presented at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) Annual Conference this morning in Edmonton.
Today, Councillor Buck Buchanan was elected to the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) board as director, cities up to 500,000.
More parking will be available for Collicutt Centre users on Tuesday, October 11 with the opening of a new 99 stall parking lot.
Fire Prevention Week runs from October 9 to 15, and like fire departments across Canada, Red Deer Emergency Services aims to make citizens more aware of fire prevention practices during this week.
More Red Deerians took the bus on Thursday, September 22, while other residents pledged to walk, take their bikes, or carpool to work for the commuter challenge on World Car Free Day.
“On behalf of Red Deerians, I would like to express our heartfelt condolences to family, friends, fellow Albertans and Canadians mourning the tragic and unexpected loss of former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice,” said Mayor Tara Veer.
The City of Red Deer is hosting a community conversation in November with residents involved in the arts, culture and heritage sectors to capture the work that is being done in our community by many different organizations.
Building permits for September, valued at $7.2 million, decreased compared to September 2015’s estimated value of $13.6 million.
More than 250 volunteers took part in the 2016 Point in Time (PIT) Homeless Count in Red Deer yesterday, the third official count in the community.
Statement from Mayor Tara Veer on provincial announcement of 10 new positions for the Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal
“Today’s announcement of 10 new provincial positions within the justice system acknowledges the seriousness of the inefficiencies and delays in our justice and legal system.”
With fall coming to an end, residents are reminded to relocate their holiday trailers and motorhomes from their front parking area to an off-site parking location or to a properly constructed parking pad at the rear of the property.
The Block Heater Timer giveaway program is running for a third year.
A $106.75 million budget will be considered by Council for 2017 with The City focusing on the sustainability of people and infrastructure.
The City of Red Deer will accept applications for the Community Culture Development Fund grant program (Culture Development category) starting November 1, 2016.
Starting this weekend, drivers will be able use the 67 Street/Johnstone Drive roundabout.
The new Galbraith pedestrian bridge opens today after the old bridge was removed in September.
The Remembrance Day ceremony, annually held at the former Red Deer Arena, has been relocated due to the construction of the new arena.