Red Deer City Council approved a $177.4 million Capital Budget for 2020 on November 19, 2019. The Capital Budget includes projects that will take place in 2020 as well as projects that require additional funding from previous years.
Council approved capital projects in two groups:
- Minor Capital - 84 projects ranging from $20,000 to $3 million with a total of $46.056 million
- Major Capital - 20 projects totalling $132 million including:
Council also approved the 2021 - 2029 capital plan in principle totalling $1.17 billion. By approving the plan in principle, it gives administration the flexibility to adjust the priorities outlined in the plan based on community needs, project funding and economic state.
Although the Aquatics Centre was not included in the capital plan, Council has directed administration to determine scope, a potential location, financing plans and grant opportunities as well as ensure access to Michener pool throughout the process.
2020 Capital Budget and 2021 - 2029 Capital Plan (pdf)
Map of Top 20 Capital Projects for 2020 Capital Budget (pdf)