June 2020 News Archive

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City developing plan for sports field use

June 5, 2020 2:11 PM

Following the release of updated provincial guidelines, The City is developing a plan to open sports fields and outdoor amenities for limited organized use.

Ross Street Patio being installed next week

June 5, 2020 4:41 PM

Installation of the Ross Street Patio is happening next week and will be in place for the summer season. The patio typically opens May Long Weekend, but experienced delays due to the public health restrictions through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Building permits slow in May

June 8, 2020 11:25 AM

Building permit applications slowed in May, dropping from an estimated $15 million in 2019 to $2.4 million in 2020. However, January-May 2020 has seen an overall increase in permit values compared to the same period last year, rising from $67.8 million to

Peace officer clocks vehicle at 101 km/hr in playground zone

June 8, 2020 12:57 PM

Red Deer RCMP and Community Peace Officers are reminding drivers to follow the posted speed limit at all times, after a vehicle was recorded travelling more than three times the legal speed limit in a playground zone.

City prepares for phase 2 of Alberta Relaunch Strategy

June 9, 2020 4:58 PM

Following the provincial government’s announcement today, The City of Red Deer is reviewing and analyzing our re-opening plans in alignment with the guidelines outlined in stage 2 of the Alberta Relaunch Strategy.

Recovered bikes up for auction

June 11, 2020 3:48 PM

Starting next week, more than 250 recovered bicycles will be up for grabs through an online auction.

Downtown parking fees reinstated in phased approach

June 17, 2020 9:18 AM

Parking fees will be reinstated in a phased manner starting June 22 after The City made modifications to parking operations during the initial stages of its municipal response to COVID-19.

Some public washrooms in parks to-reopen

June 26, 2020 2:08 PM

Seven public washrooms located in parks across the city will open on Saturday, June 27. These facilities, that normally open in the Spring, have remained closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Blue Grass Central Spray and Play to open July 9

June 29, 2020 6:08 PM

While the outdoor pool and Discovery Canyon will remain closed this season, the reopening of the Blue Grass Sod Farm Central Spray and Play and the Lava Rock at Kin Kanyon is scheduled for July 9, 2020.