May 2015 News Archive

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Three Mile Bend closes tonight at 9:30 p.m.

May 5, 2015 3:43 PM

The Three Mile Bend recreation area and off leash park will close Tuesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 6 from 9:30 p.m. until 7 a.m. to allow The City and contractors to perform maintenance on the park.

Mayor Veer speaks to election impact on Red Deer

May 6, 2015 7:18 AM

With Albertans voting in a new NDP government last night, Mayor Tara Veer and Red Deer City Council extend their congratulations to Barb Miller, MLA Red Deer-South and Kim Schreiner, MLA Red Deer-North, as well as the Premier Elect, Rachel Notley.

Let’s talk budget

May 6, 2015 9:40 AM

Red Deerians are invited join The City at Let’s Talk Budget 2016, an open house where residents can show City Council and City administration how they would prioritize their tax investment.

From dust to downtown – Riverlands is moving forward

May 6, 2015 9:45 AM

Riverlands looks empty right now, but plans are underway to turn the former civic yards site into a bustling downtown that marries living spaces, shopping, restaurants and public gathering places.

Spray park and Rec Centre outdoor pool open soon

May 11, 2015 9:38 AM

Get ready to make a splash when both the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray & Play and the Recreation Centre outdoor pool open for the season, on Monday, June 1, weather permitting.

Industrial sector leads increase in permit values

May 11, 2015 9:40 AM

April building permit values were estimated at more than $17 million, bringing the total building permit values for the year to more than $100 million – more than double the value of permits for the same period last year.

Budget survey still available online for residents

May 12, 2015 10:24 AM

Residents who were unable to make it to last night’s Let’s Talk Budget 2016 open house are encouraged to make sure their voice is still heard by filling out an online survey.

Crews to install Ross Street Patio Thursday

May 13, 2015 10:06 AM

Starting at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 14 traffic will be reduced to one lane on Ross Street west of 49 Avenue to install barriers for the Ross Street Patio.

Spring cleaning? Kick it to the Curb!

May 14, 2015 2:03 PM

Red Deerians may want to do some spring cleaning over the next month to find and free from storage any unwanted but still useful goods for Kick it to the Curb June 6 and 7.

The City of Red Deer to host Red Deer Lights the Night this winter

May 15, 2015 3:50 PM

The City of Red Deer would like to recognize the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation and the Festival Lights the Night Committee for its hard work and dedication in the delivery of the Festival Lights the Night celebration over the past 11 years.

Transit Route 6 change effective Monday, May 25

May 21, 2015 10:03 AM

The Route 6 – Clearview Ridge / Vanier East bus stops on 67 Street at Carleton Avenue and 30 Avenue at Range Road 272 are being removed due to upcoming construction in the area.

Register for Green Deer to win

May 22, 2015 11:14 AM

With just three weeks left in the campaign, Red Deer residents interested in beautifying their city are invited to officially register for Green Deer.

Water main flushing begins today

May 25, 2015 2:23 PM

Starting today, crews will begin the annual water main flushing and inspection of fire hydrants after the winter months.

Pesticide policy approved by City Council

May 25, 2015 4:30 PM

The City will continue to reduce its use of pesticides on City owned and maintained public lands with City Council approving a policy on the cosmetic use of pesticides at today’s meeting.

Dedicated pollinator parks to be celebrated in Red Deer

May 25, 2015 4:33 PM

At their regular meeting on May 25, City Council resolved to support the dedication and promotion of four Red Deer parks as dedicated pollinator parks, including City Hall Park, Snell Gardens, Bower Ponds and Maskepetoon Park.

Celebrate Clean Air Day during Environment Week

May 26, 2015 9:47 AM

The City of Red Deer, Sheraton Red Deer Hotel, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD), NOVA Chemicals and Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) are hosting Clear Air Day on Wednesday, June 3, at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel.

Red Deer Transit extends smaller bus trial

May 27, 2015 11:04 AM

Red Deer Transit is extending the trial run of the new smaller bus route, servicing Ross Street, Michener Avenue and the Extendicare on Michener Hill by two weeks.

2015 Property Tax Notices are in the mail

May 27, 2015 11:07 AM

This year’s Property Tax Notices are in the mail, and they have a new look. The format of the notices is changing as a result of bringing a new system online.

Ross Street Patio ready to party

May 29, 2015 11:45 AM

Friday, June 5 marks the official opening for the Ross Street Patio, which is returning to Red Deer for its fourth season with a series of Ross Street Patio Parties featuring live entertainment.