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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Eco-Buffer & Shelterbelts Planning

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By Aimee Delaney, Green Acreages CoordinatorOn Sept. 18, a second Eco-buffer & Shelterbelt Workshop was held at the Red Deer County office for landowners interested in planting trees on their property. Following suit of the first workshop (targeted at...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Second Dwellings

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Red Deer County staff has been receiving a number of inquiries regarding second dwellings. There are two different situations where a second dwelling may be considered:• Permanent Second Dwelling• Temporary Second DwellingAll permanent S...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Accessing Agricultural Lands

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As we look across the landscape this fall, it is important to remember our farmers and ranchers are hard at work harvesting their crops after another trying growing season. After managing a late start to seeding, dry growing conditions (and now a wet harv...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Busy Summer For County Capital Projects

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Paving- Range Road 10 (Hwy 592 to Burnt Lake Trail)- Township Road 360 (Hwy 2A to Hwy 54)- Range Road 12 (North of Hwy 587)Road Construction- Township Road 370 (Hwy 21 to Range Road 224)- Township Road 372 (Range Road 32 to Hwy 766)Chipseal- Township Road...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

County Ponies Up For Canadian Finals Rodeo

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Citing the potential economic benefit of the upcoming Canadian Finals Rodeo, Red Deer County Council agreed to a one-year, $50,000 sponsorship.CFR organizers believe the event, held Oct. 30 to Nov. 4 at Westerner Park, will have a regional economic impact...

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Posted on: October 23, 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: October 22, 2018

Spark Grants Available

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Spark Grant Applications are now LIVE on the City of Red Deer website at: www.reddeer.caThe Spark Grant provides funding support (up to $1,000) for City and County residents to connect with their neighbours and community as part of the Great Neighbours in...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Get Ready For Rodeo Fun!

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Canadian Finals Rodeo
October 30 to November 5
Westerner Park, Red Deer

For Ticket Information visit www.westernerpark.ca

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Benalto & Area Rural Crime Watch Meeting

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The Benalto & Area Rural Crime Watch is having its next meeting at the Benalto Community Hall on October 25, 2018. Memberships are available.October 25, 20187:00 PMBenalto Community Hall (38520 Rge Rd 25A)Mountain View Credit Union presents the "...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Can ALUS Restore Riparian Areas?

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You Be The Judge!By Ken Lewis, Conservation CoordinatorA picture is worth a thousand words they say. If that’s the case, then a before and after picture is worth ten thousand words.When a farmer or rancher does an ALUS (Alternative Land Use Serv...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

New Invader Discovered: Phragmites Australis

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Last month a suspect plant, believed to be Phragmites australis, was discovered in an industrial park in Red Deer County. Samples were taken and sent off to the provincial lab for DNA testing to confirm whether the grass was a native Phragmites or the inv...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Recreation And Culture Boards

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Red Deer County provides funding to each of the County’s six divisional Recreation and Culture Boards, which are comprised of community members. These Boards create and provide recreational and cultural opportunities to the residents of their re...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Youth For Agriculture Award

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Red Deer County residents aged 13 to 18 are invited to enter our new Agricultural Service Board Youth for Agriculture Award contest.Entering is easy! Simply use your investigative skills and creativity to write an article or create a video on the ASB Yout...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

West Meets East At FCM Conference

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Mayor Jim Wood, Councillors Christine Moore, Jean Bota and Connie Huelsman attended the annual Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) conference and trade show in Halifax, N.S.Conference dates being May 31 to June 3, with more than 500 delegates from...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Counties Join In Agricultural Plastics Recycling Program

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Red Deer County has partnered with two other central Alberta counties to work with one of the largest plastic recyclers in Western Canada.Working with Merlin Plastics, Lacombe, Ponoka, and Red Deer Counties will offer free agricultural recycling to produc...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Intermunicipal Documents Outline Agreements

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Two important documents outline the future of the relationship between the County and its municipal partners.Both an Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) and an Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework (ICF) are documents required by the provincial governm...

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Posted on: October 10, 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 253 traffic infractions. Some of the more notable violations include:1 Unregistered Motor Vehicle111 Speeding1 Use of handheld dev...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Reception Centre: A Safe Place To Plan Your Next Step

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Emergency Social Services (ESS) provides short-term assistance for individuals and families affected by an emergency or disaster so they can plan their next steps. Reception centres (RC) are locations designated by the local ESS team, in cooperation with ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Free Agri-Trade Tickets For Youth

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Attention Red Deer County Youths! Want to learn about the latest advances in agriculture and experience one of the best agricultural equipment shows in Canada? Then go to the 2018 Agri-Trade Equipment Expo on us!Red Deer County youths 18 years and under a...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

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: October 5, 2018

Red Deer County News - October Edition Available Online

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The October Edition of the Red Deer County News is now available online! Discover information about Capital Construction Projects, Council Minutes, Canadian Finals Rodeo Funding, Youth For Agriculture Awards, Conservation Initiatives, and much more!

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Dickson Dam - Public Notice of Roadway Closures

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UPDATE - Oct 1, 2018There will be road closures for Dickson Dam from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Tues Oct 2, Thurs Oct 4, Wed Oct 10, Thurs Oct 11, Fri Oct 12, Sat Oct 13, Sun Oct 14, Mon Oct 15.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

2018 Agricultural Tour Highlights

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Four stops along the 2018 Agriculture Tour gave attendees a look at the wide array of Red Deer County’s diverse agricultural industry.Agricultural tourists saw produce, dairy, grain, and feedlot operations during the Aug. 15 tour, put on by Red ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Hwy 2/Gaetz Ave Interchange – Temp Closure of Access from Northbound Hwy 2 to Gaetz Ave

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On Tuesday night, September 25, 2018, access to Gaetz Avenue from northbound Highway 2 will be temporarily closed for approximately one month, weather dependent.Those wishing to exit northbound Highway 2 into Red Deer will be directed onto Gasoline Alley ...

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