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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Aquatic Invasives

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By Jordon SmithIf you haven’t noticed already, more and more publicity is bringing attention to the growing threat of invasive species in our aquatic environments. These new species consist of various organisms; from plants, animals, insects, an...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Report A Problem Tool Available

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Report A Problem System gives ratepayers a chance to voice and track issues online.Red Deer County continues to offer the “Report A Problem” tool on the County Website (www.rdcounty.ca). This tool enables County residents and businesse...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Pretty Garden Flower or Invasive Noxious Weed?

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By Tori AdolfSome of our favorite flowerbed species can wreak havoc on our native environment. About 10% of the ornamental plants brought over from other countries can become invasive once placed in our ecosystem. They thrive, because they do not have any...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Community Grants Available

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COMMUNITY FACILITY ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (CFEP) GRANTS/COMMUNITY INITIATIVES PROGRAM (CIP) GRANTSCFEP funding provides financial assistance to acquire, build, purchase, repair, renovate, upgrade or expand sports, recreational, cultural or other related publ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

County Maps For Sale

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Land Ownership Maps for 2017 are now available at the Red Deer County office for $15 each. There are three formats of land ownership maps available: Wall Maps, Fold-up Maps and Map Books. Front reception has a limited stock on hand, so if you have a large...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Agricultural Service Board Highlights

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June 21, 2018The meeting was called to order at 10:03 AM with Councillors J. Bota, P. Massier, C. Moore and Members at Large S. Bell, K. Ziola, R. Bradshaw and M. Hamilton in attendance.AGENDA & MINUTESThe agenda and minutes for the January 10, 2018 m...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Need Fill?

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Red Deer County’s drainage program is continuing in 2018. As such, we are looking for places to put excavation material from our road ditches (a mix that is usually rough sod and black dirt, with occasional clay and/or wood chips). If you are in need of f...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Taunton Hills Day Use Park

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Taunton Hills day use park is located on the north side of Pine Lake, a popular site for activities such as swimming, waterskiing/wakeboarding, boating, and fishing. The amenities at the day use area include fire pits, a picnic shelter, outhouses, and a r...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Public Notices

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PUBLIC HEARING - Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 1:30 PM forBylaw No. 2018/28 to amend Section 4.2.2 of the Municipal Development Plan (MDP), Bylaw No. 2012/26, with regard to New Hamlets within Red Deer County.The purpose of the bylaw is to change the headi...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Assessment Inspection Notice

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Notice is hereby given, as per section 294 of the Municipal Government Act, that the Assessment Department has started its annual inspection of properties for the 2019 tax year.All properties within Red Deer County are reviewed on a five year re-inspectio...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

100 Year Farm Plaques Available

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Red Deer County is pleased to offer plaques in commemoration of 100 Year Family Farm anniversaries! If your farm has reached this milestone, please contact Red Deer County Legislative Services at 403.350.2152 or by e-mail at legislativeservices@rdcounty.c...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Block Party Kits Available

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Check the Red Deer County website at www.rdcounty.ca for our new Block Party Kit!It will help you throw a great event in your community. This Kit includes a planning guide, helpful hints, as well as resources for advertising. Several resources available, ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

FCSS Benalto & Spruce View Summer Youth Program

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The Spruce View / Benalto Summer Youth Program took 13 children to the Rocky Mountain Historic Site on July 5. The site offers many indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. The children experienced loading a York boat, bannock, and traditional bracelet...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

How To Shelter-In-Place

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In an emergency where hazardous materials may have been released into the atmosphere you may be asked to shelter-in-place. This precaution is aimed to keep you safe while remaining indoors. To shelter-in-place means selecting a small, interior room, with ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Re-Gravel Program in Action

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Roads completed as of July 10, 2018:• TWP 384 – Between HWY 21 & RR 233• RR 232 – Between TWP 382 & HWY 595• RR 233 – Between TWP 382 & HWY 595• TWP 382 – Between HWY ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Patrol Statistics - June 2018

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In the month of June 2018 Red Deer County Patrol continued to facilitate safe vehicular movement on roadways, identifying 253 traffic infractions. Some of the more notable violations include:5 - Unregistered Motor Vehicle173 - Speeding1 - Use of handheld ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

BBQ and Fire Pit Safety

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Summer is the peak month for grill fires and that's why this month, the Office of the Fire Commissioner is focused on BBQ and fire pit safety.Safety Tips• Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.• The grill should be...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

August Edition of Red Deer County News Now Available Online

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The August Edition of Red Deer County News is now available online. Discover information on Junction 42 development, Conservation programs and workshops, Protective Services statistics and safety, Rural Beautification Tour highlights, and so much more!

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Date set for opening of Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area parking lot

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Anticipated date of October 15 for opening parking area at intersection of Hwy 2 and 42.Red Deer County has determined a weather dependent date of October 15 for the opening of a parking lot rest area at the Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area. The parking ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Notice of Application - Natural Gas Franchise Agreement

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO BE FILED FOR APPROVAL TO GRANT A NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FRANCHISE AGREEMENT BETWEEN RED DEER COUNTY AND ATCO GAS AND PIPELINES LTD. FOR THE HAMLET OF SPRINGBROOKATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. has made application to the Albe...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

PHOTOS: 2018 Rural Beautification Tour

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The 2018 Rural Beautification Tour took place on Wednesday, July 25. Residents from Division 2 and Division 6 showcased their properties. This year, the Tour visited one large acreage, five small acreages, and one working farm. Red Deer County would like ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

New Playground In Benalto

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Red Deer County will be installing new playground equipment at the former Benalto School. Removal of old play structure began on Monday, July 30. New equipment will be safer and more accessible for younger children.Red Deer County will be hosting a commun...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Upcoming FCSS 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 well-being of individuals, f...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Red Deer County, Penhold, & Innisfail receive provincial grant for regional transit

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New transit service will link Innisfail, Penhold, and Red Deer County.Red Deer County, in collaboration with the towns of Innisfail and Penhold, are pleased to announce a two-year pilot project that will see transit service between the communities of Inni...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Dickson Dam - Public Notice of Roadway Closures

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UPDATE - Aug 17, 2018Twp Rd 360 at Dickson Dam will be closed from Fri Aug 17 at Noon to Mon Aug 20 at 7:00 PM.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - UPDATE - Aug 16, 2018Twp Rd 360 at Dickson Dam will be closed from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Sat Aug 18, S...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

County Approves Junction 42 Local Area Structure Plan

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At the June 12 Council meeting, Red Deer County approved a Local Area Structure Plan (LASP) for a new commercial subdivision similar to Gasoline Alley.The Plan area encompasses approximately 118 hectares (291 acres) of land located 9.5 kilometers south of...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Community Grants Available

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COMMUNITY FACILITY ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (CFEP) GRANTS & COMMUNITY INITIATIVES PROGRAM (CIP) GRANTSCFEP funding provides financial assistance to acquire, build, purchase, repair, renovate, upgrade or expand sports, recreational, cultural or other relate...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Council Meeting Attendance & Expense Claims

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This is the second quarterly report for the Mayor and Councillors for the November 2017 to October 2018 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 26, 2018

Environmental Farm Plan Workshops

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Red Deer County Farmers and Ranchers are invited to join us for FREE Online Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) WorkshopsThis is a chance to start, complete or update your EFP.Date: Second Thursday of each monthTime: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMWhere: Red Deer County Ce...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Roadside Haying

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Red Deer County residents who wish to harvest hay from County roadsides must submit a request form to the Agriculture Services department by May 15 each year. Please note that grazing is not permitted in Red Deer County roadsides. Red Deer County annually...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Assessment Inspection Notice

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Notice is hereby given, as per section 294 of the Municipal Government Act, that the Assessment Department has started its annual inspection of properties for the 2019 tax year.All properties within Red Deer County are reviewed on a five year re-inspectio...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Farmland For Sale

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NE 1-38-24-4Containing 137.96 AcresRed Deer County is offering for sale the property described above, located approximately 30 km east of Red Deer. East on Highway 595 to Range Road 240, and north approximately 1 km. Inquiries can be directed to Land Mana...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

VIDEO: Junction 42 Opportunities

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Junction 42 is now slated for commercial, industrial, and agri-business development. VIDEOThis strategic location allows for businesses to connect to the world with easy access to major international air, rail, and ground transportation routes. Phase One ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

County Maps For Sale

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Land Ownership Maps for 2017 are now available at the Red Deer County office for $15 each. There are three formats of land ownership maps available: Wall Maps, Fold-up Maps and Map Books. Front reception has a limited stock on hand, so if you have a large...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Advanced Ambulatory Care Service In Sylvan Lake

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4602 - 49 Ave, Sylvan LakeOpen Daily - 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM403.887.2241Advanced Ambulatory Care Service diagnoses and treats urgent, but non-life-threatening, injuries and illnesses. These include sudden illness or injury that normally could be cared for i...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Red Deer County launches new Economic Development Website

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growrdcounty.ca connects businesses & entrepreneurs with great opportunities in Red Deer CountyRed Deer County is very excited to announce the launch of a new Economic Development website: www.growrdcounty.caThe new website is designed to att...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Builder Licensing

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As of December 1, 2017, new homes constructed in Alberta must be built by a licensed builder. All residential builders are required to have a builder licence in order to construct new homes.Buying a home is one of the biggest investments consumers make. B...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Red Deer County begins work on Junction 42 development

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New development will see commercial area located at intersection of Hwy 2 and 42.Red Deer County is pleased to announce that construction is commencing on the Junction 42 development south of Gasoline Alley. This follows a June 12 Council meeting, where R...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Springbrook South Local Area Structure Plan Moves Ahead

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At the June 12 Council meeting, the proposed Springbrook Local Area Structure Plan was given first reading by Council. The plan is intended to provide the next step to the Hamlet’s evolution into a complete community where people live, work, and...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Knee Hill Valley Community Centre News

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Volunteer Appreciation BBQ and Playground Grand OpeningOver 30 volunteers helped build the new playground at Knee Hill Valley Community Center over the May long weekend. This playground is a wonderful addition and will be put to great use by the many memb...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Upcoming Night Closures of Hwy 2A (Taylor Drive)

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Night closures will be in effect for Highway 2A (Taylor Drive), from 19 Street to south of the Highway 2/2A turn-off, each night from July 23 to July 27, 2018 (weather dependent). The closures will be in effect from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night and will re...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Enjoy Trenville Park in Red Deer County

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Trenville Park is Open May 1 to September 30, 2018Rates are $25 per unit / per nightTrenville Park is on the east edge of the County. It is a secluded campground surrounded by the peaceful scenery of the Red Deer River valley. There are 74 treed campsites...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Need Fill?

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Red Deer County’s drainage program is continuing in 2018. As such, we are looking for places to put excavation material from our road ditches (a mix that is usually rough sod and black dirt, with occasional clay and/or wood chips). If you are in...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Gasoline Alley West – Notice of Permanent Change to Access

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On July 23, 2018 (weather dependent), the frontage road along Gasoline Alley West (between the businesses and Highway 2) will be permanently closed by Alberta Transportation to accommodate additional lanes on Highway 2.Access to all businesses along Gasol...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Take It Or Leave It Program

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Have an item you don’t want, but is still in good condition? The Take It or Leave It program allows county residents to leave items that other residents can take free of charge. The Take It or Leave It program is another step in Red Deer County&...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Mandatory Water Conservation

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May 1 to September 30, inclusive for all businesses and residents that are connected to municipal water utility.

  • Customers may not water lawns, gardens, yards, or grounds between the hours of NOON and 7:00 PM.
  • Customers with odd numbered house or building n...
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