The City is excited to welcome citizens back to recreation centres and other amenities starting next week.
July 2020 News Archive
Motorists and pedestrians are advised of upcoming traffic disruptions as crews work to complete intersection improvements in July.
In alignment with stage 2 of the provincial government relaunch, Municipal Policing Services will resume fee collection for services including criminal record checks, vulnerable sector check, fingerprinting and false alarm calls effective July 6, 2020.
Red Deer’s new Kidz Curbside Connections program will visit 16 neighbourhoods this summer to offer free activities and resources to families with young children.
At their July 8, 2020 meeting, City Council will review and discuss Westerner Park’s request for an operating grant of between $1 and 3.5 million.
The City of Red Deer’s Emergency Services department will reinstate invoicing for false alarm responses, beginning Wednesday, July 15, as per the Emergency Services Fees and Charges bylaw.
The intersection of Gaetz (50) Avenue and 32 Street will be repaved this summer as part of the pavement rehabilitation program. The limits of the construction are:
Building permit applications returned to a seasonal average after slowing in May, rising from 39 permits issued in May to 108 issued in June.
Lane swimming at the Michener Aquatic Centre starts July 13, with registration starting Thursday. All users must reserve a spot for lane swimming, either online or via phone; no drop-in is permitted.
As The City prepares to welcome guests back to recreation facilities, admission prices have been temporarily reduced. This fee reduction reflects the reduced service and program offering as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.
Great Chief Park, community ball diamonds and City-run sports fields are closed today due to rain.
This afternoon, City Council approved a $2 million operating grant for Westerner Park to continue operations beyond mid-August when cash flow projections show that operations may need to cease at that time without financial support.
Red Deerians have an upgraded streaming service for viewing live Council meetings.
Red Cross swimming lessons are returning to the Collicutt Centre and G.H. Dawe Community Centre Monday, July 27, starting with modified private lessons. Registration begins Tuesday, July 14.
Starting next week, spray parks will be popping up in neighbourhoods across the city.
A major rehabilitation project to repair multiple elements of the culvert at Piper Creek and 32 Street will start on July 13.
Red Deer Emergency Services discourages recreational use of the Red Deer River until high water levels decrease
Red Deer Emergency Services (RDES), with help from RCMP and bystanders, assisted several people on the Red Deer River this afternoon.
Kick it to the Curb returns to Red Deer this weekend providing residents the opportunity to find a new home for unwanted and unused items.
Additional City recreation amenities will open in Red Deer Monday, July 20, with pre-registration starting Thursday, July 16 at 12 p.m. All users must reserve a spot in advance for the following activities, either online or via phone; drop-ins are not perm
A new, temporary City customer service centre will open at the Recreation Centre (4501 - 47A Ave) on Wednesday for residents who need to conduct business and pay bills in person.
Red Deer & District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) awarded $2.32 million in annual funding over the next three years to programs focusing on positive child and youth development, mental health, strong neighbourhoods and communities, ...
Mayor Tara Veer responds to provincial announcement of Provincial Recovery Centre coming to Red Deer on behalf of Council
“Like other communities in Alberta, Red Deer has been struggling with lack of treatment services for individuals and families affected by addictions for many years. Today’s announcement by the Government of Alberta responds to this long-standing...
Motorists are advised of a road closure on east bound 32 Street between Taylor Drive and 51 Avenue on Sunday, July 26.
The City of Red Deer is getting ready to launch new, realigned transit routes this August following public consultation and Council approval last fall.
Following a successful first intake of the Downtown Economic Incentive funding program, a second intake will launch August 4, 2020.
The shale trail that leads from Rotary Park to Kin Kanyon will be closed for reconstruction starting this week.
Motorists are advised of a traffic disruption on 19 Street between Vermont Avenue and Range Road 271 starting Sunday, July 26.
A portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will close today, Monday, July 27.
To continue efforts to coordinate The City’s proactive response to COVID-19, The City of Red Deer has reactivated a COVID-19 Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) at Level One today.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation or modification of many celebrated summertime events and traditions, including the Mayor’s Garden Party.
As of Tuesday, August 4, The City of Red Deer will be reinstating the requirement of payment for daily and monthly parking in its downtown parking lots.