Policies

Council Policies 

Council Policies are Council’s instructions to the City Manager and the organization. They set the long-term vision for the organization, establish limitations in which the City Manager can operate in, connect its governance direction to management action, and describe their role and how it fulfill its accountability to the community and itself.

In 2012, Council adopted the Policy Governance Framework which is a comprehensive set of integrated principles designed to enable accountable leadership. The framework enables Council to govern in an efficient and accountable manner by allowing Council to: 

  • focus on the larger issues;
  • rigorously evaluate the accomplishment of the organization; and
  • truly lead the organization.

Corporate Policies

Corporate Policies are instructions that City employees must adhere to when performing duties on behalf of The City. They are inward-facing in that they guide the behaviours of the internal staff, contractors, and consultants. In addition, policies are the principles that must be applied when making decisions and should apply to one or more department. 

Corporate Policies are approved by the City Manager and are maintained by Legislative Services. 

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Council Policies

Council policies are Council's instructions to the City Manager and the organization.

Corporate Policies

Corporate Policies

Corporate Policies are governing principles and rules that direct The City's practice and operation. They generally answer questions of what, why, and who and are approved by the City Manager.

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News & Notices

Mayor Veer responds to 2020/2021 IIHF...

September 17, 2020

Today, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and Hockey Canada announced the status of the 2020/2021 World Junior Hockey Championship, which was scheduled to take place in Red Deer and Edmonton this year.

Lane closures on Ross Street

September 17, 2020

Red Deer drivers can expect traffic disruptions downtown on Ross Street and 48 Avenue between September 21 and 25 due to construction in the area.

Transit full service starts

September 16, 2020

October 4 is the day: the new transit system will shift to full service capacity. On August 23, Red Deer Transit launched its new routes and schedules at a reduced level of service in response to COVID-19.