Smoking, vaping and consuming cannabis in public will be prohibited if City Council approves an updated Smoke Free Bylaw that now includes regulations related to cannabis use. City Council heard first reading of the updated bylaw at City Council today.
Below is a list of City of Red Deer news releases. Contact Communications & Strategic Planning during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at 403-342-8147 or email@example.com.
All businesses operating in The City of Red Deer will require a business licence if City Council approves a new Business Licence Bylaw (3609/2018), which heard first reading at today’s City Council meeting.
Residents are reminded that a full, city-wide fire ban is still in place.
Starting Monday, August 20 construction to update City Hall Park in front of the West entrance of City Hall will begin.
Drivers can expect delays on 49 Avenue in the downtown as construction begins to repave the roadway.
The Michener Aquatic Centre will close for annual maintenance Sunday, August 19, 2018. Regular activities will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
Motorists heading downtown can expect a few detours as multiple roads will be closed for a special event this Sunday.
A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified at Bower Ponds and at McKenzie Trails.
A portion of trail along the Red Deer River in Capstone will close Monday. The closure is expected to remain in place until August 27, but is dependent on weather and water levels.
The City of Red Deer is issuing a full city-wide fire ban effective immediately in light of dry conditions and poor air quality.
New solar panels on the roof of the Sorensen Station Parkade will provide a new source of energy for The City of Red Deer.
Building permit applications picked up in July, with residential and commercial permits surpassing 2017 values.
A water main replacement project will cause a portion of 48 Avenue near 52 Street will close for a week starting Tuesday.
A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in a pond at the Three Mile Bend off-leash dog park.
Transit users are advised that starting September 1, 2018 there will be an adjustment to some transit fares.
Red Deerians can prepare to sign up for fall recreation and culture activities with the release of the Activity Guide next week.
An improperly discarded cigarette sparked an apartment fire in Edmonton this past weekend, causing $14 million in damage and displacing all residents of the 90-unit building.
A new technology will be boarding the bus this week, when The City of Red Deer kicks off testing of new intelligent transit features on a small fleet of buses.
A road closure at 39 Street and Springbett Drive will affect drivers on Monday through Wednesday.
A new concession will open for food service at the new Servus Arena starting August 4, 2018, just in time for the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.
Nine out of 10 Red Deerians say their overall quality of life is good or very good, with 62 per cent saying their quality of life has improved or stayed the same in the past year, according to the 2018 Citizen Satisfaction Survey released today.
Red Deer River users are forewarned that some areas of the river near the CPR Bridge may be closed for a training exercise on Thursday.
Red Deer’s crime statistics for the second quarter of 2018 continue to show steep decreases in property crime totals and significant decreases in persons crimes when compared to the same time period in 2017.