News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2018

County Announces Opening Of Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area

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New development opens at intersection of Hwy 2 and 42.

Red Deer County is pleased to announce that parking is now open at the Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area south of Gasoline Alley. The opening follows Red Deer County Council’s approval of Loc...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Holiday Garbage Collection & Waste Facility Schedule

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Residential Garbage Collection - Holiday ScheduleThis Holiday Season, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day both fall on Tuesdays. Subdivisions and properties that normally receive garage collection on Tuesday’s will not be service...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Red Deer County Approves 2019-2021 Budget

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County spending lowered to ensure tax payers are not unduly burdened.At the December 4 Council meeting, Red Deer County Council approved the 2019-2021 Operating and 2019-2023 Capital Budgets. The package was passed unanimously by Council, and took into ac...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Gasoline Alley West Becomes County's Newest Hamlet

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After a recent Council decision, Gasoline Alley has gone from a business park to its own hamlet after Council approved the creation of the community.

The hamlet will be administered by Red Deer County. Red Deer County Director of Planning and Development D...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

County Business Honoured

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Martial arts studio wins business of the year award“Thrilled” is how Seoungmin Rim described winning the Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce business of the year award.

Rim, who owns Master Rim’s Taekwondo located in Gas...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

2019 Canada Winter Games - Leaving A Green Legacy

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Red Deer County is getting a little greener thanks to the Canada Winter Games.

Of the 2,019 trees donated as part of the CWG legacy project, 500 were donated to the County.

Those 500 trees were then planted at community halls throughout the County. Of the t...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Council Meeting Attendance & Expense Claims

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This is the third 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: November 19, 2018

Hwy 2 / Gaetz Ave Interchange – Opening of Gaetz Ave Bridge

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Two years and two months after closing the old one, the new Gaetz Avenue bridge is permanently open to traffic! This long-awaited achievement represents the last of the major milestones to be met as part of the Highway 2/Gaetz Avenue Interchange Improveme...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Utility Services Account Changes

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At the Oct. 16, 2018, meeting, changes to Red Deer County Utility Service Accounts were approved. 

Municipal water, sewer and residential garbage pickup services are provided in some areas of the County. Effective Jan. 1, 2019, an account for any ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Dickson Dam In Line For Major Upgrades

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Five years after flooding devastated much of Southern Alberta, the federal and provincial governments have invested in some of the provinces’ dams, including the Dickson Dam.

Both the federal and provincial governments announced a nearly $14-mill...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Digital Storytelling

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Combining storytelling and digital media, here are some great new videos online with a quick view.

The videos focus on stewardship of land and water and are intended to educate and promote social change.

“Connections between Central Albertans and ...

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Posted on: November 15, 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 is starting 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: November 15, 2018

ALUS in Red Deer County: Showcasing The First Five

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By Ken Lewis, Conservation Coordinator

Way, way back in 2013, Red Deer County started delivering an ALUS Program. ALUS was relatively unknown back in 2013, when we first started seeking farmers and ranchers to participate in it. To top it off, we had a lim...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

County, Sylvan Lake Sign ICF

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The approval of Red Deer County’s Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework with Sylvan Lake is an example of how well the municipalities work together, according to Red Deer County Mayor Jim Wood.

County council unanimously approved the ICF at thei...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Patrol Statistics - August 2018

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In the month of August 2018 Red Deer County Patrol continued to facilitate safe vehicular movement on roadways, identifying 268 traffic infractions. Some of the more notable violations include:

  • 17 Unregistered Motor Vehicle
  • 153 Speeding
  • 2 Use of handheld dev...
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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Hwy 2 / Gaetz Ave - Opening of Southbound Collector-Distributor Roadway

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On the evening of Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the southbound collector-distributor roadway will be permanently open, providing direct access to southbound Highway 2A and Gasoline Alley West.

A plan showing the permanent alignment is available at Hwy2Gaet...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Bylaws & Public Hearings

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Following the publication of the October 2018 County News, it was noted that some of the information included in the Public Hearings article was not up to date as some of the processes noted in that article have changed.

Public hearings are required for al...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Get Ready For Winter Driving

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Like it or not winter is just around the corner. 

In the past few weeks, Red Deer County residents have already been given the frosty reminder of what winter conditions we can expect. Icy roads, and blowing snow are nothing new to Red Deer County,...

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