Policies

Council Policies 

Council Policies are Council’s instructions to the City Manager and the organization. They set the long-term vision for the organization, establish limitations in which the City Manager can operate in, connect its governance direction to management action, and describe their role and how it fulfill its accountability to the community and itself.

In 2012, Council adopted the Policy Governance Framework which is a comprehensive set of integrated principles designed to enable accountable leadership. The framework enables Council to govern in an efficient and accountable manner by allowing Council to: 

  • focus on the larger issues;
  • rigorously evaluate the accomplishment of the organization; and
  • truly lead the organization.

Corporate Policies

Corporate Policies are instructions that City employees must adhere to when performing duties on behalf of The City. They are inward-facing in that they guide the behaviours of the internal staff, contractors, and consultants. In addition, policies are the principles that must be applied when making decisions and should apply to one or more department. 

Corporate Policies are approved by the City Manager and are maintained by Legislative Services. 

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Council Policies

Council policies are Council's instructions to the City Manager and the organization.

Corporate Policies

Corporate Policies

Corporate Policies are governing principles and rules that direct The City's practice and operation. They generally answer questions of what, why, and who and are approved by the City Manager.

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Planning

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News & Notices

City Council voted in support of RCMP...

January 21, 2020

At today’s Special Council Meeting, City Council voted in support of the RCMP to continue to provide policing services for The City of Red Deer.

Plows are ready to roll into...

January 16, 2020

City crews are gearing up to start Snow Zone Plowing and residents are reminded to sign up for Snow Zone Alerts to get text, email, and phone call reminders before they need to move their vehicles off the street.

Red Deer to launch digital archives...

January 14, 2020

Red Deerians are invited to explore our city’s heritage via the digital archives collection that will launch this month on a new web site hosted by Preservica.