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Posted on: September 18, 2018

100 Year Farm Plaque - Norwood Farm

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Councillor Philip Massier presents a 100 year plaque to family and friends gathered at Norwood Farm near Lousana. In 1908 Guy and Dora Callison founded the farm, but in 1918 they decided to return to Missouri and sold the farm to the Christensen family.

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Fly Red Deer!

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

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Red Deer County Receives 3rd Consecutive GFOA Budget Award

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International award recognizes outstanding budget presentation and documentation.Red Deer County is proud to announce they are once again the recipient of the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Helping To Prevent Next Year's Weed Infestation

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As the weather begins to change, our attention turns to preparing our yards for the winter. One thing that may be overlooked is removing and properly disposing of weed seeds.Be it the weeds along the fence line, in those hard to mow areas or cleaning out ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Re-Gravel Program in Action

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Roads completed from July 11 to August 22:- RR 264 – Between HWY 595 & HWY 42- RR 263 – Between HWY 595 & TWP 372- RR 265 – Between HWY 595 & TWP 382- RR 263 – Between HWY 11 & TWP 382- TWP 390 &...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Springbrook Survey: Fencing, Park Space, Dog Park

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ATTENTION SPRINGBROOK RESIDENTS: this is your opportunity to provide feedback to Red Deer County on community enhancements such as fencing, park space, and future development of an off-leash dog park. This survey will be available until October 17, 2018.

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Gaetz Ave / QE2 Construction Update

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After nearly two years of work, the Alberta government said the new interchange at the north end of Gasoline Alley is nearing its completion.A majority of the construction will wrap up this fall with some finishing work in the spring of 2019, such as abut...

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Posted on: September 14, 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...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Joffre Bridge Day Use Area

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Joffre Bridge Day Use Area is in the Red Deer River valley 10 km’s east of city limits on Highway 11. Amenities include picnic tables, an outhouse and a trail to river that is a popular access point for canoers and rafters.The gate is open May 1...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Economic Development Update

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2018 Building Statistics/Area:71% - Red Deer Areas (1,2,9,10)17% - East of QE2 (3,4)12% - West of QE2 (5,6,7,8,11)Building Statistics:

2018 Housing Starts:50 in Q2RED DEER COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT VISION:To actively encourage business growth that contri...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

County Strikes New Recreation Agreement With Town of Penhold

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Thanks to a new agreement, Red Deer County will significantly increase the funding support for recreational and cultural facilities in Penhold.Red Deer County Council voted unanimously to approve a five-year deal, from 2018 to 2022, between the County and...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Public Notices

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Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 1:30 PM for:Bylaw No. 2018/30 to amend Section 14.3 of the Land Use Bylaw No. 2006/6 to read as follows:The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board shall be composed of not less than five members appointed...

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Posted on: September 12, 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: September 12, 2018

Block Party Kits

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Check the Red Deer County website, www.rdcounty.ca for our new Block Party Kit. It will help you throw a great event in your community. This Kit includes a planning guide, helpful hints as well as resources for advertising. Several resources available, wi...

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Posted on: September 11, 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: September 11, 2018

Regional Transit Pilot Project Gets Provincial Funding

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Red Deer County, in collaboration with the towns of Innisfail and Penhold, are pleased to announce a two-year pilot project that will see transit service between the communities of Innisfail, Penhold, and the County. The route between the City of Red Deer...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

County Maps For Sale

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Land Ownership Maps for 2017 are now available at the Red Deer County office for $15 each. There are three formats of land ownership maps available: Wall Maps, Fold-up Maps and Map Books. Front reception has a limited stock on hand, so if you have a large...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Can ALUS make rain fall & grass grow?

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You bet!...well, kind of...It has been a relatively dry year in Red Deer County. The latest precipitation map I saw from Alberta Agriculture (up to Aug. 1) showed most of Red Deer County being in either the “low” to “very low...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

County Receives Grant Funding To Continue Regional Emergency Training

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In July, Red Deer County was pleased to receive $160,000 in provincial funding over a four year period to continue regional emergency management training. This funding will allow the County to continue its work with the Alberta Emergency Management Associ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Eco-Buffer & Shelterbelt Workshop

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We would like to cordially invite you to join us for our Follow-up Eco-buffer and Shelterbelt Workshop on Sept. 18.Are you interested in enhancing your land’s habitat value for wildlife such as pollinators? Reducing windstress on your crops, liv...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Patrol Statistics - June 2018

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In the month of June 2018, Red Deer County Patrol continued to facilitate safe vehicular movement on roadways, identifying 253 traffic infractions. Some of the more notable violations include:

4 - Unregistered Motor Vehicle152 - Speeding3 - Use of handheld...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Why Do We Issue Fire Bans?

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At any time of year, Red Deer County Fire Services will issue a County-wide fire ban. Typically these bans prohibit open burning and camp fires while allowing the use of heating, cooking, or propane devices.In the past there has been some misconceptions r...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

September Edition of Red Deer County News Now Available Online

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The September edition of Red Deer County News is now available online. Discover Ag Tour Highlights, Conservation News, Junction 42 Updates, Crime Prevention Strategies, and much more!

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Kevisville Open House

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Red Deer County would like to invite you to a public open house to obtain your input on future concepts for lands located south of Kevisville at SW-28-35-3-W5M.Red Deer County has received two requests from local community groups to increase recreation an...

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Posted on: September 6, 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 well-being of individuals, f...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

VIDEO: Agriculture Connects With Urban in Red Deer County

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Officials discuss the importance of the agriculture-urban relationship during our 2018 Ag Tour, where both urban and rural participants got to see first-hand how food is produced.

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

County Drops Fee For Fence Line Weed Control

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Red Deer County is attacking an ongoing weed issue for its ratepayers.County council unanimously approved a reduction in the fee for its fence line weed control program from $100 per half mile to FREE at the Aug. 7 council meeting.The weed control program...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Become A Volunteer Firefighter - Join Our Team!

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Your Neighbour Needs You!Become a Volunteer Firefighter in:DelburneElnoraBowdenSpruce ViewSpringbrookRed Deer South - Station 1Red Deer North - Burnt LakeCity & Rural residents welcome to join our team!Apply by Friday, October 12, 2018 at 4:30 PM to f...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Environmental Farm Plan Workshops

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Red Deer County Farmers and Ranchers are invited to join us for FREE Online Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) WorkshopsThis is a chance to start, complete or update your EFP.Date: Second Thursday of each monthTime: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMWhere: Red Deer County Ce...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Red Deer County launches Economic Development Website

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growrdcounty.ca connects businesses & entrepreneurs with great opportunities in Red Deer CountyThe Economic Development website is designed to attract entrepreneurs and new business investment to the area, as well as provide insight and growt...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Sylvan Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan

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Lacombe County, Red Deer County, the Town of Sylvan Lake, Summer Village of Birchcliff, Summer Village of Half Moon Bay, Summer Village of Jarvis Bay, Summer Village of Norglenwold, and the Summer Village of Sunbreaker Cove are collaborating to create a n...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

VIDEO: 2018 Ag Tour Highlights

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The 2018 Red Deer County Ag Tour proudly showcased the produce, technologies, and expertise of local producers to enthusiastic agriculture tourists.WATCH THE VIDEOOur first stop was at Beck Farms, southwest of Innisfail. This family operation features 40 ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Environmental Farm Planning FAQ #6

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Can the EFP help with the Succession of my Farm?We’re retiring from the farm and handing it down to our next generation. Will the Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) help us in this transition?ANSWER:Yes. Creating, completing or updating and Environme...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Eco-buffer & Shelterbelt Workshop #2 - September 18

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By Aimee Delaney, Green Acreages CoordinatorOn June 20, Red Deer County hosted local landowners for a workshop about Eco-buffers and shelterbelts.The workshop was hosted in conjunction with the Agro-forest Woodlot Extension Society (AWES) and was in part ...

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Posted on: August 20, 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: July 10, 2018

Dickson Dam - Public Notice of Roadway Closures

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UPDATE - Aug 21, 2018Twp Rd 360 at Dickson Dam will also be closed Wed Aug 22, Sat Aug 25, Sun Aug 26, and Mon Aug 27 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -UPDATE - Aug 20, 2018Twp Rd 360 at Dickson Dam will be closed Tues Aug 2...

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