Posted on: September 14, 2017

VIDEO: New Transit Bus in Red Deer County

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WATCH THE VIDEORed Deer County Community Services is promoting healthy communities by improving affordable and accessible rural transit services with the help of a $320,000 GreenTRIP grant from the Alberta Government.A new, clean-running, compressed natur...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Fire Ban Lifted For Red Deer County - Thurs Sept 14

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Increased precipitation leads to lifted banDue to the increase in precipitation, the fire ban in Red Deer County has been lifted as of 08:30 AM, on Thursday, September 14, 2017.Fire permits are still required for all open fires in Red Deer County.Camp fir...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Red Deer County deploys small group to assist with fires in southern Alberta

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County Protective Services personnel will support RCMPRed Deer County Protective Services will be sending 6 individuals to southern Alberta to assist the RCMP with their response to the wildfires. The County will support the RCMP Special Tactical Operatio...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Wildfire and Outdoor Fire Safety

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taken from the Office of the Fire Commissioner (www.ofc.alberta.ca)WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE AND GRASS FIRESThe Office of the Fire Commissioner, municipalities and fire departments across Alberta, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and Alberta FireSmart are...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Re-Gravel Program Update

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Roads completed as of August 18, 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 2...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

COUNTY PARTNERS WITH PROVINCE TO PAVE KEY ROAD

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Red Deer County has agreed with the Provincial government on a cost-share that will allow for the paving of a high traffic road in the County. Range Road 274 will be paved between Township Road 364 and Hwy 42 just east of Penhold. This section of roadway ...

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Posted on: September 15, 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 w...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

PEST SCOUTING WHILE SWATHING

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Like many people, stepping into your crop field must mean there is work to be done – or almost, and making additional trips to the field for crop pest inspections often can be hard to schedule in between all the other work.One solution that many...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

GREEN ACREAGES PRIZE DRAW

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Have you ever thought about creating pollinator habitat ecobuffer, installing fencing manage a wetland, reducing run-off, or otherwise “greening” your property? Through the Green Acreages program Acreage Owners have potential access to...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

GOT FISH (HABITAT)? LET’S TALK ALUS!

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by Ken Lewis, ALUS Coordinator, Red Deer CountyYou can get up to 85% of costs covered for projects you want to do, like riparian management fencing, off-stream livestock watering, crossings, portable shelters, and more.Red Deer County’s ALUS Pro...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Rural Community Facility Capital Assistance Grants Available

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Friendly reminder that 2017 Facility Capital Grant Applications are due on or before September 18, 2017.Any questions, please contact Sylvia with Community Services at 403.350.2150.Fillable Grant Application forms are available on Red Deer County website ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Fall Weed Control

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Red Deer County has a few options to help you with your fall weed control:Rental Sprayers: We have added a pull behind pasture sprayer to our rental fleet that is new for this year. It has a 150 gallon tank and boomless nozzle. It can be pulled behind a s...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

ASB Meeting Minutes - August 11, 2017

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The meeting was called to order at 9:02 AM with Councillors J. Bota, P. Massier, C. Moore and Members at Large R. Bradshaw and M. Hamilton in attendance and Members at Large S. Bell and K. Ziola being absent.AGENDA & MINUTESThe agenda and minutes for ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Rural Beautification Tour Highlights

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The 2017 Rural Beautification Tour took place on July 26. Residents from Division 4 in the County were able to showcase their properties to members of the tour. This year, the tour visited one large acreage, five small acreages, and a working farm.The Cli...

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Posted on: September 10, 2017

Community Facility Enhancement Grants - Upcoming Deadlines

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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: September 9, 2017

Canada 150 Grants Awarded

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At the June 6 Council meeting, County Council approved financial support up to $1,000 for each community group or organization to apply towards Canada 150 celebrations.A total of $22,127.80 has been awarded to 27 groups.

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Posted on: September 9, 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, fa...

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Posted on: September 10, 2017

Public Notices

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PUBLIC HEARING - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 at 1:30 PM at the Red Deer County Centre for:Bylaw No. 2017/2.03 - to redesignate Lot 5, Block 3, Plan 172-1571, SW 27-37-27-4 from Medium Industrial “MI” to Business Service Industrial &...

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Posted on: September 9, 2017

Election: Special Ballot Info

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Red Deer County voters have the option to vote by Special Ballot (i.e. mail-in ballot) during the 2017 municipal election, subject to the following requirements as noted in the Local Authorities Election Act:(77.1) An elector who is unable to vote at an a...

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Posted on: September 8, 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: September 8, 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: September 8, 2017

Election Day is Monday, October 16, 2017

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VOTE!Have A Voice, Make A Choice!Cast your ballot for the future of Red Deer County!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 inf...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

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....

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

County Residents: What Not To Flush

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Recently, employees of Red Deer County and Epcor have found increased amounts of deleterious materials being caught in local wastewater pumps. These materials are not meant to be flushed, and can cause potential backup into homes, due to pumps being plugg...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Entrepreneurial Ag Tour Highlights

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During the 2017 Entrepreneurial Agriculture Tour, attendees were able to take in some of Red Deer County’s finest enterprising ventures. This year, there were five stops that highlighted different aspects of the agriculture industry. For more pi...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

County seeking new members to sit on Intermunicipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Board

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RED DEER COUNTY invites letters of interest / applications from residents of Red Deer County who may be interested in sitting as a member at large on the following Council-appointed Board:INTERMUNICIPAL SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD (ISDAB) - T...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Red Deer County News - September Edition

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The September Edition of Red Deer County News is now available online! CLICK HERE to view.Discover Entrepreneurial Ag Tour Highlights, Council Meeting Minutes, Public Notices, Economic Development Quarterly Report, Conservation News, & Much M...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

VIDEO: Farms in Red Deer County

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WATCH THE VIDEORed Deer County is home to a variety of enterprising agricultural businesses. These farms were showcased on recent Ag Tours around the County.Bold Equine near Penhold is a full range Equestrian Centre, offering boarding, training, clinics, ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Red Deer County unveils powerful new business development tool

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Red Deer County has launched its latest tool to generate business activity in the municipality. The business development tool is a unique website, which can be accessed by anyone interested in starting a business in the County.The tool, which can be found...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Fire Ban now in effect for Red Deer County

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A fire ban is now in effect for all of Red Deer County, effective Monday, August 28, 2017, until further notice.

The County requires that:

  • All outdoor fires presently burning within Red Deer County whether set with permission or under permit of the County, ...
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Posted on: August 21, 2017

County And Town Of Penhold Move Forward With Annexation Process

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At the June 20 Council meeting, Red Deer County Planning and Development Services advised Council that Red Deer County has received the Town of Penhold/Red Deer County Annexation Negotiation Report.The Annexation Negotiation Report summarizes the process ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH GIS - SPECIAL LAYERS

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This section will discuss some of the special, commonly used, and seasonal layers that appear on Red Deer County’s interactive map. Road bans provide information on weight allowances on roads. There are two seasons for road bans: Spring and Summ...

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