News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2018

2018 Property Taxes Are Due June 30

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Tax Notices for 2018 will be mailed to Red Deer County property owners on May 14, 2018. Payments are due on June 30, 2018. If you do not receive your notice, please contact the County office at 403.350.2150. If your mailing address has changed, please not...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Eco-Buffer & Shelterbelt Workshop - June 20, 2018

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Are you interested in enhancing your land’s habitat value for wildlife such as pollinators? Reducing wind-stress on your crops, livestock, or farm-site? Trapping snow where you want it to be trapped? Making your land more resilient to flooding a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Red Deer County Responds To Overland Flooding

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On Monday, April 23, rapid snow melt in Red Deer County caused localized flooding of over 38 roads and an ice jam on the Little Red Deer River resulted in the County issuing a voluntary evacuation notice for the Silver Lagoon subdivision. County staff mon...

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Posted on: May 17, 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: May 17, 2018

Farmland For Sale

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NE 1-38-24-4 Containing 137.96 acresRed Deer County is offering for sale the property described above, located approximately 30 km east of Red Deer. East on Highway 595 to Range Road 240, and north approximately 1 km. Inquiries can be directed to Land Man...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Red Deer County 2017 Financial Statements

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Red Deer County recently received another clean audit, which Council unanimously approved. Council extended compliments to Administration for their excellent work in managing money on behalf of the County and taxpayers, and for making the exciting 2018 in...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Spark Grants

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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: May 16, 2018

2018 Rural Beautification Program

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Featuring properties in Divisions 2 and 6What is Rural Beautification?For 35 years, this program has provided an opportunity for County residents to showcase their amazing properties and be rewarded for their tremendous efforts put into beautifying the mu...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

The Importance Of Native Plants

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By Aimee Delaney, Conservation AssistantNative plants are those that occur naturally in a specific region. This includes plants that have developed, occur naturally, or existed for many years in an area (trees, shrubs, flowers, grasses and other plants). ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Farm Building FAQ

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As public safety is paramount, the Safety Codes department at Red Deer County would like to bring awareness to County residents regarding farm buildings. Throughout Alberta there have been several farm buildings that have collapsed due to excess snow load...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Wireless Public Alerting

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1. What is wireless public alerting?Wireless public alerting allows governments across Canada to send public safety messages directly to smartphones in a region. If there is an emergency in your local area you will get an alert on your compatible smartpho...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Is Up And Running!

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By Ken Lewis, Conservation CoordinatorGet access to $3,000,000,000 over the next five years. Or at least, get access to some of it.This is the budget for the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP). CAP is the successor program to Growing Forward.CAP is a...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Red Deer County contributes additional $400,000 to the Red Deer Airport

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Part of long-term business plan to ensure airport successAt the May 8 Council meeting, Red Deer County approved an additional $400,000 in funding to the Red Deer Airport. The funding is aimed at maintaining existing infrastructure, as well as new software...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Springbrook South Open House - May 24

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May 24, 20184:30 to 6:30 PMSpringbrook Fire HallRed Deer County invites you to a public open house to obtain your input on a proposed Local Area Structure Plan (Springbrook South Local Area Structure Plan) that provides direction for the future rezoning, ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Environmental Farm Planning FAQ #3

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How long will it take to complete my EFP?I’m a busy person, with lots to do and not enough time to do it. How much time will I need to complete my EFP?The Short Answer:• It depends. Probably anywhere from 2 hours to upwards of 8 or 10.T...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Community Halls In Red Deer County

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Do you have any upcoming special event (wedding, birthday, anniversary, family reunion, corporate occasion, etc.)? Did you know Red Deer County has approximately 40 community halls available for rent? Each hall varies in capacity and features a range of a...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Fire Ban Lifted For Red Deer County

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Increased precipitation leads to lifted ban.Due to the increase in precipitation, the fire ban in Red Deer County has been lifted as of 09:30 AM.Fire permits are still required for all open fires in Red Deer County.Camp fires are allowed without permit, b...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Shock Chlorinating Your Well

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By Tori Adolf, Agricultural TechnicianA healthy well is essential to life in rural Alberta, and it is the responsibility of the landowner to look after the water wells on their properties. One of the common problems landowners have to deal with in their w...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Red Deer County partners on Ag Plastics Recycling Pilot

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At the April 10 County Council meeting, Red Deer County agreed to participate in a 3 year Agricultural Plastics Recycling Pilot Program with Lacombe County and Ponoka County.Agricultural Plastics Recycling was identified on Red Deer County Council&rsq...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Rental Sprayer Program

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Red Deer County has spraying equipment available for rent. All the equipment is listed below, including the new walking axle pasture sprayer that we added to the fleet late last year.Truck Box Sprayer:• Fits in the back of a pickup truck (short o...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Council Committees/Boards

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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:SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD - This is a Quasi Judicial...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Waste Management In Red Deer County

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Red Deer County is committed to providing cost effective and efficient solid waste management services for county residents and businesses. Various programs are in place to reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill through waste reduction and waste...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Red Deer County approves 2018 tax bylaw

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County reminds residents of June 30 payment deadlineAt the May 8 Council meeting, Red Deer County Council approved 2nd and 3rd reading of the municipal tax rate bylaw for 2018. Tax rates will vary on individual properties, and are based on their market va...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

A-Soo-Wuh-Um Day Use Park

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Open May 15 to October 1, 2018Gates open at 8:00 AM and are locked nightly 9:30 PM. No overnight parking.A-Soo-Wuh-Um Day Use Park is located 6 km west of Penhold on Highway 592.There are shaded picnic sites, briquette bbqs, a horse shoe pit, a playground...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Clean, Drain, Dry Your Boat

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Pull the Plug!Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat!To report invasive species, call: 1.855.336.2628 (BOAT)VIDEO

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

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 well-being of individuals, f...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Ag Producer Updates

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Are you missing out?Sign up for Agricultural Services Producer Email Updates.Subscribe now for information on local ag events and programs.Contact agriculture@rdcounty.ca to sign up!

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Recycling Facilities in Red Deer County

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There are a number of locations throughout Red Deer County where you can recycle various materials.• Horn Hill, Gaetz Creek, Yankee Flats, Innisfail Waste Transfer Facilities• Pine Lake Race Trac Gas Station: Corner of Highway 42 and Highway 816• Benalto:...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

May Edition of County News Now Available Online

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

Discover information on Flooding, Council Highlights, Springbrook Development, Financial Statements, Waste Management, and MUCH MORE!

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Rural Beautification Program - Call For Nominations In Divisions 2 & 6

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For 35 years, this program has provided an opportunity to County residents to showcase their amazing properties and be rewarded for their tremendous efforts put into beautifying the municipality. Each year, nominations from different divisions are feature...

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Posted on: April 27, 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: April 27, 2018

BARBED WIRE RECYCLING

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From May 1 until September 30, Red Deer County residents can recycle barbed wire and strand wire at the Horn Hill Solid Waste Transfer Facility for no charge. Costs will be covered by Red Deer County for the first participants until 50 tonne of wire is re...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Three Steps To Emergency Preparedness

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If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency workers some time to get to you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. By taking a few simple steps today, you can become better prepared...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION

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May 1 to September 30, inclusive for all businesses and residents that are connected to municipal water utility.• Customers may not water lawns, gardens, yards, or grounds between the hours of NOON and 7:00 PM.• Customers with odd number...

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Posted on: April 25, 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. This material is usually a mix of rough sod and black dirt (sometimes mixed with clay; sometimes mixed...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Save Water, Fix A Leak

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No more leaky loo.Water loss in a household can be very wasteful. Fixing leaky toilets and taps can save up to 550L of water every day.Try these other tips to help reduce water wastage:• Only wash full loads of dishes and laundry.• Avoid...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Twine Is Now Accepted At Horn Hill

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Bale twine will now be accepted at Horn Hill Waste Transfer Station, Gaetz Creek Waste Transfer Station, and Yankee Flats Waste Transfer Station at no charge.Material can be placed in clearly marked bins at any of these sites during regular operating hour...

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