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

City Council passes temporary...

November 23, 2020

Face coverings are temporarily mandatory in Red Deer after City Council approved a bylaw today, mandating face coverings for indoor public places and public vehicles.

Score great prizes with Hockey Canada...

November 23, 2020

Score some great prizes from Hockey Canada, including jerseys, Team Canada swag and even game tickets to the 2021/2022 IIHF World Junior Ice Hockey Championships by participating in a fun and creative holiday decorating contest!