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Below is a list of recent City of Red Deer news releases. For media inquiries, contact Community & Public Relations during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) via our Media Inquiry Form.

City Council: on the agenda - Monday, May 27

May 24, 2024 1:25 PM

The Monday, May 27, 2024 Regular City Council Meeting will start with a one hour Closed Meeting at 10:30 a.m. The open portion of the Council meeting will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Road closure at 43 Street

May 23, 2024 2:51 PM

Motorists are advised that a portion of 43 Street from 52 Avenue to 51a Avenue will be closed to both lanes of traffic from 8 a.m., Friday, May 24 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 26.

City Council recap – Monday, May 13

May 13, 2024 8:23 PM

Councillor Chad Krahn was sworn in during today’s special council meeting. The Regular City Council Meeting started at 10:30 a.m. with a two-hour closed meeting. The open portion of the Council meeting began at 1 p.m.

Council adopts new Zoning Bylaw

May 13, 2024 8:09 PM

At Monday’s regular City Council meeting, City Council passed second and third reading of the Zoning Bylaw 3357/2024, replacing the former Land Use Bylaw. 

City Council reviews pilot snow and ice control program

May 13, 2024 2:17 PM

This past winter, The City of Red Deer piloted changes to the snow and ice control program that focused on restoring mobility sooner and providing safe, accessible and well-maintained transportation infrastructure for all.

Councillor Chad Krahn is sworn in

May 13, 2024 10:34 AM

The swearing-in of Red Deer’s newest Councillor, Chad Krahn took place this morning ahead of the regularly-scheduled Council Meeting.

Lane closures on Riverside Drive

May 8, 2024 3:59 PM

Motorists are advised that a small portion of Riverside Drive will be reduce to two lanes outside the Parkland Geo and Central Alberta Co-op area.

Construction Season gets into full swing

May 3, 2024 10:46 AM

Despite the recent snow, another busy year of construction is underway in Red Deer and a number of projects are scheduled over the coming months to ensure our roadways are safe, accessible, and well-maintained.

Building permit values rise in April

May 3, 2024 10:39 AM

Building permit values increased in April, with 103 approved permits valued at $35 million, compared with 77 permits issued in April 2023 worth $5.2 million.

Rebate programs launch again in Red Deer

May 1, 2024 11:17 AM

Red Deer residents who purchase and install a rain barrel, drought-tolerant plants, permeable mulch or a low-flow toilet may qualify for a rebate on their City utility bill.

Road closure on 56 Avenue in Riverside Meadows

May 1, 2024 10:24 AM

Motorists are advised that 56 Avenue from 57 Street to 60 Street will be closed beginning May 2 to accommodate underground utility work. The road closure is expected to be in place until July 7.

Buffalo and Club Café site now bookable event space

April 30, 2024 1:26 PM

In response to community feedback and a commitment to revitalizing downtown Red Deer, the former Buffalo and Club Café site is undergoing an exciting transformation into a temporary event space.

City Council on the agenda – Monday, April 29

April 26, 2024 10:46 AM

The Monday, April 29, 2024, Regular City Council Meeting will start with a one and a half hour closed meeting at 10:30 a.m. The open portion of the Council meeting will begin at approximately noon.

Partial road closures on 22 Street

April 25, 2024 3:43 PM

Motorists are advised that 22 Street between Austin Drive and the East Hill Shopping Centre entrance will be reduced to one lane in both the east and westbound lanes as crews repair curb and gutter infrastructure.