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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 (June 24, 2024)

June 21, 2024 8:37 AM

The Monday, June 24, 2024, Regular City Council Meeting will start with a one hour Closed Meeting starting at 10:30 a.m.  The open portion of the Council meeting will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Upcoming lane closures on Ross Street

June 20, 2024 10:14 AM

The next phase of the 43 Ave/Ross Street infrastructure upgrades will begin on Monday, June 24, affecting Ross Street traffic patterns.

Road Closure on 39 Street

June 20, 2024 10:12 AM

Drivers are advised of a road closure on 39 Street between 51Avenue and west of 52 Avenue as contractors progress to the next stage of work to expand the parkade at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.

Mayor’s Recognition Awards 2024

June 19, 2024 8:14 PM

This evening, some of Red Deer’s most extraordinary citizens were recognized at the Mayor’s Recognition Awards.

Traffic impacts at 19 Street and Gaetz Avenue

June 13, 2024 9:31 AM

Drivers are advised of a significant traffic impact on 19 Street at Gaetz Avenue as crews move work to the inside lanes between 49 Avenue and Gaetz Avenue.

Traffic disruption on 50 Street

June 11, 2024 11:46 AM

A portion of 50 Street from 38 Avenue to 39 Avenue will be closed with no through traffic as crews work to replace water and sewer infrastructure.

Council reviews future of Snow and Ice Program

June 10, 2024 4:16 PM

After piloting an enhanced snow and ice control program this year, The City will revert to pre-pilot service levels while working to implement changes and improvements where possible, within its existing budget.

Temporary spring road bans lifted

June 7, 2024 10:51 AM

With summer well on its way, temporary road bans throughout the city will come to an end at 7 a.m. on June 7, 2024.

Building permit values drop in May

June 5, 2024 1:28 PM

Building permit values decreased in May, with 92 issued permits valued at $5.7 million, compared with 104 permits issued in May 2023 worth $7.8 million.

A new online dashboard to view The City’s progress

May 28, 2024 8:54 AM

To improve transparency, share information and report progress on the Strategic Plan, The City of Red Deer has developed a publicly viewable online dashboard featuring more than one hundred indicators.

Help shape the 2025 budget

May 27, 2024 10:26 AM

Red Deerians, this is your chance to influence how The City’s budget is shaped. From roads and parks to infrastructure to recreation, we want to know what’s important to citizens.

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.