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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Fire extinguished at Red Deer County Centre

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Earlier today, Red Deer County Fire Services requested mutual aid to combat a fire in the generator shed immediately adjacent to the Red Deer County Centre on Range Road 275. 

County Fire Services had already been called to a large structure fire ...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Red Deer County to open all playgrounds by May 28

Red Deer County has announced that all playgrounds will be re-opened by May 28. The County will continue to follow all guidelines from Alberta Health Services, including posting signs promoting safe physical distancing and sanitization. 

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

2020 Property Tax Notices mailed May 19

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Tax Notices for 2020 were mailed to Red Deer County property owners on May 19, 2020. If you do not receive your notice, please contact the County office at 403.350.2150. If your mailing address has changed, please notify Red Deer County ASAP.

Payments are ...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Water disruption in section of Gasoline Alley

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A burst water main has caused a water service disruption for part of Gasoline Alley. Several businesses along Laura Avenue in the area of Lantern Street and Lake Street are presently without water. Contractors are on the scene, however there may be traffi...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Red Deer County lifts fire restrictions

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As of 14:00 (2:00 PM) today, Red Deer County Fire Services is lifting the fire restriction set on May 15, 2020. 

Fire permits are required for all open fires within the County. Permits are now available online at rdcounty.ca/fire. Residents are as...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Reminder of fire restrictions in Red Deer County

Red Deer County Fire Services would like to remind the public that a restricted fire order is in effect for all of Red Deer County. Windy conditions and a lack of rain have created dry conditions, which can lead to a fire growing out of control.

The County...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Red Deer & District FCSS launch Rural Frozen Meal Delivery Program

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Red Deer County is proud to announce a new program from the Red Deer and District FCSS. The Rural Frozen Meal Delivery Program is now available to residents of Red Deer County, the Town of Bowden, the Village of Delburne, the Village of Elnora and the Tow...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Red Deer County approves tax rate and deferral program

On May 12, Red Deer County Council approved the 2020 Tax Rate Bylaw, as well as a program that both defers and reduces 2020 tax penalties. 

Due to the ongoing impact of the Covid19 pandemic, Council has decided on a two percent overall decrease on...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Red Deer County announces Day Use Areas open May 6

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Red Deer County is pleased to announce that all County Day Use Areas will seasonally open to the public on May 6. However, washrooms and group use facilities within the Day Use Areas will remain closed in collaboration with the Government of Alberta&r...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Events in Red Deer County during COVID-19 Pandemic

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All gatherings/ events in Red Deer County must adhere to the guidelines and restrictions put into place by Dr. Deena Hinshaw – Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health. Please see the current COVID-19 gathering restrictions below:

  • April 23, 2020 -...
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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Red Deer County reminds the public of Day Use Area closures

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Red Deer County would like to remind the public that all County Day Use Areas are closed to the public in collaboration with the Government of Alberta’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  

Closures include: 

  • Taunton Hills Day Us...
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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Red Deer County tables 2020 tax rates and programs for tax penalties

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At the April 28 Council meeting, Red Deer County gave first and second readings to the 2020 Tax Rate Bylaw, as well as a program that both defers and reduces 2020 tax penalties. 

Due to the economic impact of the Covid19 pandemic, Council has tabl...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Burn permits now available online

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Did you know that Red Deer County has moved to an online burn permitting system? County residents are now able to create an account and apply for their burn permits online at www.rdcounty.ca/fire. 

The new system offers a variety of features and g...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Red Deer County's Active Together Free Video Classes

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Red Deer County Community Services is helping to keep residents active by providing enjoyable and instructional videos for free online.  There is a wide variety of content available, including Yoga, Kid’s Yoga, Seated Yoga, Family Fitne...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Thank you to our volunteers

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2020 National Volunteer Week was April 19 to 25, and this year’s theme was “It’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers.” 

During these extraordinary times, Red Deer County would like to recogni...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Flood Preparedness in Red Deer County

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FLOOD FACTS

Floods are a frequent hazard in Canada and have devastated many areas of Alberta. High-risk flood zones are in low-lying areas along river banks, called flood plains. These areas naturally flood when water levels rise. 

Flooding can occ...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Safety Codes Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Red Deer County has closed the County Office temporarily due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 virus. During this time, the Safety Codes Department has limited staff and resources while working remotely. Processing times for permit applications, fee p...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Red Deer County announces short-term deferral program for municipal utilities

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Due to the economic challenges facing residents and businesses impacted by the covid19 pandemic, Red Deer County is allowing those who are unable to pay their municipal utility bills to defer payments for up to three months. Residents and business owners ...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Red Deer County cancels all recreation and FCSS programming

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Red Deer County is temporarily cancelling all recreation and Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) programming effective immediately due to the increased presence of COVID-19 in Alberta. Online registrations will be refunded through the customer&...

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