Posted on: March 21, 2017

Spring Road Bans In Effect - Friday, March 24 - 7:00 AM

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Effective on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:00 AM, Red Deer County road bans will be placed on most hard-surfaced roads, excluding all industrial and commercial subdivisions. With the warmer conditions in recent weeks, Red Deer County Operations staff has im...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Upcoming Road Closures in Gasoline Alley West

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Red Deer County advises residents and motorists of the following road closures:- North end of Leva Ave on Mon March 20 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM due to road construction.- Intersection of Liberty Ave and Waskasoo Ave to 160m east on Tues March 21 at 7:00 AM...

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Posted on: March 13, 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 of Red Deer County is starting its annual inspection of properties for the 2018 tax year.All properties within Red Deer County are reviewed on a five ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Meet ALUS Farmers

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by Ken Lewis, Conservation CoordinatorWhat does an ALUS Farmer (or ALUS Rancher) look like? Who is an ALUS Farmer?Recently, we were part of a group that put together some videos that showcase what Alternative Land Use Services is all about. Most important...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

CANADIAN AGRICULTURAL SAFETY WEEK

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Red Deer County recognizes March 12 to 18, 2017, as Canadian Agricultural Safety Week.HALF PRICE SAFETY TRAINING!Red Deer County’s Agriculture Service Board will reimburse 50% of the cost of the CSA/ASA approved safety courses (up to $200 per co...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Agri-Trade County News Reporter Winners

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HJ Cody Winners Paul de Groot (left) and Jerryd Wold (right) with Councillor Christine Moore.

Delburne Winners Anny Kowarschik (left) and Cheyanne Schmaltz (right) with Principal Ted Hutchings and Councillor Philip Massier.

Penhold Winners John Klein (left)...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

GREEN ACREAGES: STEWARDSHIP FOR SMALL ACREAGES

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by Aimee Delaney, Conservation Assistant | Green Acreages CoordinatorIn Red Deer County, there are more than 6200 different acreages, big and small. The potential environmental risks that an acreage owner may face, however, is consistent on any acreage. S...

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Posted on: March 18, 2017

Fly Red Deer!

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Take the easy way out...Fly Red Deer!

Enjoy free parking and shorter lines when you fly from the Red Deer Airport!

www.flyreddeer.com

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

2016 PROPERTY ASSESSMENT NOTICES HAVE BEEN MAILED

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Property Assessment Notices for 2016 were mailed to Red Deer County property owners on February 10, 2017.If you have not received your notice, please contact the Assessment office at 403.350.2166. Red Deer County has previously mailed a combined Tax and A...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

COUNTY CONTINUES TO PARTNER WITH TOWNS AND VILLAGES

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At the February 7 County Council meeting, Red Deer County formally entered into 3 more partnerships with its neighbours. The County agreed to provide a number of different services to the Village of Elnora, Village of Delburne, and the Town of Bowden &...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

MANAGING DRAINAGE IN RED DEER COUNTY

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For the protection of the environment, property, and health and safety, the mitigation of surface water run-off or drainage within your property is imperative.Drainage plans are required in order to mitigate surface water run-off as a result of rain, hail...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Getting Acquainted With GIS: Finding Your Parcel Information

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The Web Geographic Information Systems tool is great for finding information about a property that you may own or be interested in. In this section, we will go over three important tools used in finding relevant information about your property. These incl...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Has Your Address Changed? Let us Know!

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If your address has been changed by Canada Post in the last couple of years, please notify Red Deer County of your new mailing address, as the Rural Route addresses in these areas no longer exist.Red Deer County does not change an owner’s mailin...

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Posted on: March 12, 2017

PROTECTIVE SERVICES RESPONDING TO MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISIONS

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A short time ago, Red Deer County Protective Services began responding to motor vehicle collisions. Attending to these types of calls requires specialized equipment and training. A motor vehicle collision can require several pieces of apparatus and a vast...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

CONTEST: Name The New Emergency Management Mascot!

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Red Deer County’s Emergency Management department has a new mascot!Name our new mascot for a chance to win a prize! The winner will be announced in the April edition of County News.Eligible participants must be between the ages of 3 and 12. Subm...

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Posted on: March 11, 2017

TECHNICAL RESCUE TASK FORCE AT 2017 FARMTECH CONFERENCE

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Red Deer County Technical Rescue Task Force (RDCTRTF) conducted a series of successful grain entrapment demonstration rescues at the 2017 FarmTech Conference in Edmonton from January 31 to February 2 at Northlands. 12 members took the initial training on ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2017

Let Red Deer County Help You With Household Spring Cleaning!

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Horn Hill Waste Transfer FacilityPhone: 403.886.2174Location: 36560 Range Road 273. NE 33-36-27-W4Hours of Operation:Monday - Saturday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.Closed Sundays and statutory holidays.Acceptable Materials: Household garbage, industrial, commercial...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Now Accepting Plastics #1 to #7

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Red Deer County is now accepting Plastics #1 to #7 at all recycling locations.Plastic #1 (polyethylene terephthalate/PET):Common types include beverage bottles, medicine jars, combs, bean bags and rope. Once recycled, PET is used to make tote bags, carpet...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Rural Beautification Tour

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The Rural Beautification Tour is planned for Division 4 this summer.

Watch for nomination and ticket sales announcements.

Contact Sylvia at 403.350.2150.

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Canada 150 Fund

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The Red Deer & District Community Foundation is excited to announce its ongoing participation in the Canada 150 Fund in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. The Fund aims to support various initiatives that:ENCOURAGE participa...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Springbrook Ball Diamonds

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Bookings for spring and summer events and programs are now open.

Please contact Sylvia at 403.350.2150.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

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 wellbeing of individuals, fa...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Division 5 Town Hall Meeting Responses

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November 28, 2016 with Councillor Richard LorenzI would like to start by thanking everyone who joined us on November 28 for the community meeting at the Spruce View Hall. It was a great opportunity to connect with area residents to share information and t...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

2017 Property Assessment Notices

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Property Assessment Notices for 2016 were mailed to Red Deer County property owners on February 10, 2017. If you have not received your notice yet, please contact the Assessment office at 403.350.2166.If you have a concern or believe there is an error reg...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Public Notices

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Public Hearing - Tuesday, March 28 at 1:30 PM for:Bylaw No. 2017/6 - to adopt an amendment to Map 1 – Land Use Concept of the Sylvan Lake and Red Deer County Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) to change the land use concept from “Re...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Upcoming MPC/Council Meeting Dates

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• March 7 and 28• April 11 and 25• May 9 and 23• June 6 and 20• July 4 and 18• August 1 and 15• September 5 and 19• October 3 and 24• November 7 and 21• December 5 and 19

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Danish Canadian Museum Wins Tourism Champion Award

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On February 15 at the Growing Rural Tourism Conference held in Camrose, the Danish Canadian Museum received the prestigious 2017 Wynn McLean Rural Champion Award. Up against submissions from all over Alberta, the Museum exemplified the following criteria:...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Rural Crime Watch Meeting

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Red Deer/Lacombe Rural Crime Watch AGMMarch 25, 201710:00 AM - 2:00 PMValley Centre CommunityRange Rd 260, Pine LakeLunch served at noon and the AGM to follow. Please RSVP to rdrururalcrimewatch@gmail.com.There will be a $10.00 charge for lunch and member...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

County Continues To Grow With Alberta

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According to the latest Statistics Canada census information, the 2016 enumerated population of Red Deer County (Municipal district) was 19,541. This represents an increase of 6.7% from 2011. This also compares to the provincial average of 11.6% and the n...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

March Edition of Red Deer County News now available online

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The March Edition of Red Deer County News is now available online!

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Posted on: March 4, 2017

BENEFICIAL IMPACTS OF CROP SCIENCE

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by Anny Kowarschik, Agri-Trade County News Reporter Grand Prize Scholarship WinnerGoing into Agri-Trade 2016 I did not know what to expect considering that I have never lived on a farm. At first it was difficult to find a point of interest. However, somet...

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Posted on: March 9, 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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