Posted on: July 20, 2017

Joint Waste Roundup - Household Hazardous Waste, Paint, & Electronic Waste

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The HHW, Paint and E-Waste Roundup Program will once again be held in August in the following communities.Keep in mind, if you miss the roundup, all HHW, Paint and E-Waste can be brought to the Horn Hill Waste Transfer Station any time during regular oper...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Whether The Weather - Precipitation Over Time

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by Ken Lewis, Conservation CoordinatorI have heard lots of talk these days about how we are getting “way more moisture” in recent years. Often, when I’m hearing this, it’s during conversations about draining fields ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Rural Cemeteries Capital Grants

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$22,500 has been awarded to five rural County cemetery boards for Capital Projects.Summary of Grants Awarded:Benalto Cemetery $5,000Elnora Cemetery $5,000Great Bend Cemetery $2,500Lousana Cemetery $5,000Tindastoll Cemetery $5,000Total All Grants Awarded $...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Weed Inspection Program: Why We Inspect

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WHY WE INSPECTAlberta is extremely susceptible to invasive species. Some species are looking to get a foot hold in our waterways and others are looking to invade our productive Agricultural land. For this reason the Weed Act was proclaimed in 1907 and has...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH GIS - PRINTING MAPS

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When using the interactive map, sometimes you will want to create a printable version of the map to either print or send electronically. This can be done using the export and print tools. The export button will allow you to export an image of the map. Ima...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Patrol: By The Numbers (May 2017)

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Speeding Violations: 315Highest Speed Recorded: 195 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zoneSeatbelt Violations: 8Distracted Driving Violations: 7Intersection Violations: 23For more information on Red Deer County Patrol, visit www.rdcounty.ca or call 403.343.6301

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Accepting Business License Applications Starting July 17, 2017

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Business Licenses Are Available At No Cost Until December 31, 2017Red Deer County will begin accepting Business License applications on July 17, 2017. All existing and new businesses are afforded the opportunity to register their business prior to Decembe...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Win Big With Green Acreages

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We’re already half way through the year, which means if you haven’t started your own Green Acreages project now is the best time to do so. Creating pollinator habitat ecobuffers, installing fencing to manage a wetland, reducing run-off...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Community Facility Enhancement Grants

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CFEP funding provides financial assistance to acquire, build, purchase, repair, renovate, upgrade or expand sports, recreational, cultural or other related public-use community facilities.CFEP aims to foster healthy, vibrant communities across Alberta. Th...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Spark Grants

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Spark Grant Applications are now LIVE on the City of Red Deer website at:http://reddeer.ca/about-red-deer/living-in-red-deer/neighbourhood-life/great-neighbours/spark-grant/The Spark Grant provides funding support (up to $1,000) for City and County reside...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Mandatory Water Conservation

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MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30Inclusive for all businesses and residents that are connected to municipal water utility. Customers may not water lawns, gardens or grounds between the hours of 12:00 PM and 7:00 PM.Customers with an odd numbered house or building may ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Recycling Notice

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Due to repeated misuse and vandalism, the Burnt Lake Recycling Facility will be closing. If you wish to drop off your recycled goods you may do so at the Horn Hill Waste Transfer Station. Visit www.rdcounty.ca for location and hours of operation.

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Rural Beautification Tour - Tickets Available NOW

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Rural Beautification TourWednesday, July 26, 2017Division 4Tickets:- Available NOW- At the County Centre or by mail- $30.00 each- cash, cheque, and debit onlyWhat is Rural Beautification?For over 30 years, this program has provided an opportunity to Count...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Election Workers Needed For October 2017 Municipal Election

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Red Deer County is currently seeking workers for the Monday, October 16, 2017, general municipal election. Selected candidates will be required to manage the election process which includes greeting voters at their assigned voting stations, having strong ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Re-Gravel Program Update

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ROADS COMPLETED AS OF JUNE 22, 2017• RR 230 – Between HWY 21 & TWP 364• RR 232 – Between TWP 374 & TWP 364• RR 233 – Between HWY 21 &TWP 374• RR 234 – Between HWY 21 &...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Tickets on sale for Red Deer County Entrepreneurial Ag Tour

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Wednesday, August 2 tour showing innovative agriculture in the CountyRed Deer County encourages the public to get their tickets for the 2017 Entrepreneurial Ag Tour. The Entrepreneurial Agriculture Tour (EAT) is an annual event hosted by Red Deer County’s...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Council Meeting Attendance, Expense Claim Reporting, & Conference Expenses

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This is the second quarterly report for the Mayor and Councillors for the November 2016 to October 2017 year. The report includes the number of meetings that members of Council were scheduled to attend and the actual attendance at the meetings, as well as...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Project Highlights: Laura Avenue Extension

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For Red Deer County, the Laura Avenue extension project is a large single project that involves the total reconstruction of the existing Waskasoo Avenue (which is being renamed “Laura Avenue”) from Lantern Street to Leva Avenue. This w...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

VIDEO: Operation Good Neighbour - Regional Emergency Management Plan Training

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A new video shows off the recent flurry of activity at the Innisfail Fire Hall, where Regional Emergency Management Partners were put to the test in “Operation Good Neighbour”. A mock tornado training scenario prepared the region’s emergency management an...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

VOTE! Election Day is Monday, October 16, 2017

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Did you know that municipal elections are happening all across Alberta on Monday, October 16, 2017?Nomination day for candidates is Monday, September 18, 2017.Further information regarding the election is available on Red Deer County’s website at www.rdco...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Assessment Inspection Notice

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Notice is hereby given as per section 294 of the Municipal Government Act that the Assessment Department is starting its annual inspection of properties for the 2018 tax year.All properties within Red Deer County are reviewed on a five year re-inspection ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Family Services: Upcoming Events in your community

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Red Deer County Council participates in a 10 year FCSS Multi-Municipal Agreement. For decades, Family and Community Support Services(FCSS) has been working as a provincial-municipal government initiative to enhance the social wellbeing of individuals, fam...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Mailing Address Updates

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Canada Post has converted all Rural Route addresses in Red Deer County to the 9-1-1 Municipal Address. After September 19, 2017, Canada Post will no longer deliver mail to the rural route addresses.Have you updated your mailing address with the Red Deer C...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

County Approves Funding For Benalto Train Station

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At the June 6 Council meeting, Red Deer County approved a request from the Benalto Booster club for $75,000 to help finish the Benalto Train Station. The station was originally built in 1928 and moved out of Benalto in 1971. Local residents offered the st...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Red Deer County News - July Edition

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The July Edition of Red Deer County News is now available online!CLICK HERE to read the newspaper!

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Taste of Markerville - July 29

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A country food fair celebrating great local food, farmers and community!Saturday, July 29, 2017NOON - 4:00 PMSPRUCE VIEW COUNTRY MARKET (Hamlet of Markerville)COUNTRY BBQ (Markerville Creamery)4:00 PM - 6:00 PM‘APPY HOUR (Markerville Creamery Co...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Economic Development Quarterly Report - Q2 2017

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Business Development!Infrastructure Investment!Building Stats & Housing Starts!CLICK HERE to read the Q2 2017 Economic Development Quarterly Report.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

VIDEO: Great Neighbours

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Great Neighbours is an initiative connecting neighbours on your rural or urban block. Remember a time when we used to know our neighbours? It doesn’t have to be a thing of the past. Great Neighbours is a grassroots initiative helping neighbours ...

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Posted on: July 4, 2017

Twine Is Now Accepted!

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Bale twine will now be accepted at Horn Hill Waste Transfer Station, Gaetz Creek Waste Transfer Station, and Yankee Flats Waste Transfer Station at no charge.Material can be placed in clearly marked bins at any of these sites during regular operating hour...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Operation Good Neighbour

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Mock Disaster Scenario trains Regional Emergency Management PartnersThere was a flurry of activity at the Innisfail Fire Hall on Thursday, June 29, as Regional Emergency Management Partners were put to the test in “Operation Good Neighbour&r...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

VIDEO: 2017 Paving Projects in Red Deer County

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WATCH VIDEOIn 2017, Red Deer County is paving approximately 14.5 km of C&E Trail with a new asphalt overlay. This will be another ban free route from Hwy 592 into the City of Red Deer. Construction projects like this help extend road life, and will pr...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

County details next steps following Community Well-being Survey

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Red Deer County outlined its next steps following the Community Well-being survey. Conducted throughout 2016, the Community Well-being survey asked for resident feedback on areas such as recreation, culture, and family support services available to reside...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Meet Nathan Hoffman: New Fire Smart Specialist

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Nathan Hoffman joined Red Deer County in May of 2017 as our new Fire Smart Specialist. Nathan has 7 years of volunteer experience with Red Deer Search and Rescue and this is his 5th year volunteering with the Red Deer County Technical Rescue Task Force. H...

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