Red Deer City Council

The City of Red Deer says it has not implemented a curfew and will continue to explore options and do what is necessary based on provincial direction. (Advocate file photo).

COVID curfew not on Red Deer city council’s agenda

Red Deer creeping up to 1,000 COVID-19 cases

 

A special Red Deer city council meeting will be held within two weeks to again discuss the future financing of Westerner Park. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer city council to revisit Westerner financing discussion within two weeks

Mayor says this will allow enough time for a provincial loan application

 

Red Deer city council gave final approval to an updated Community Standards Bylaw on Monday. (Advocate file photo).

‘Nuisance’ property owners in Red Deer can be charged a penalty fee

An updated Community Standards Bylaw received final approval

Red Deer city council gave final approval to an updated Community Standards Bylaw on Monday. (Advocate file photo).
A special Red Deer city council meeting will be held Thursday to discuss the future financing of Westerner Park. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A special Red Deer city council meeting will be held Thursday to discuss the future financing of Westerner Park. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer City Hall. (File photo)

Red Deerians will see a slight tax increase, but the municipal portion is at zero per cent

The provincial educational requisition went up by about half a per cent

Red Deer City Hall. (File photo)
The length of grass on people’s lawns could be part of the new Community Standards bylaw being considered by Red Deer city council. (Black Press file photo).

Loitering, noise complaints covered in proposed bylaw

A few old rules could be dropped and new rules added

The length of grass on people’s lawns could be part of the new Community Standards bylaw being considered by Red Deer city council. (Black Press file photo).
Business owners can apply for various grants from the City of Red Deer for a variety of projects — from dealing with derelict properties to creating more residential units in the downtown. (Advocate file photo).
Business owners can apply for various grants from the City of Red Deer for a variety of projects — from dealing with derelict properties to creating more residential units in the downtown. (Advocate file photo).
In four weeks, Red Deer city council will be reviewing options on where Safe Harbour’s temporary homeless shelter can be relocated so it doesn’t hamper downtown businesses. (Photo by Lana Michelin/Advocate staff)

Red Deer city council intends to review options for shelter’s relocation

Adminstrators have four weeks to return to council with a report

In four weeks, Red Deer city council will be reviewing options on where Safe Harbour’s temporary homeless shelter can be relocated so it doesn’t hamper downtown businesses. (Photo by Lana Michelin/Advocate staff)
Abandoned shopping carts were seen on the northwest side of the temporary Safe Harbour homeless shelter in downtown Red Deer on Tuesday. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer city councillors say downtown problems have reached a ‘tipping point’

No ‘perfect’ location for homeless shelter: Handley

Abandoned shopping carts were seen on the northwest side of the temporary Safe Harbour homeless shelter in downtown Red Deer on Tuesday. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Preparations were made last spring to create a larger, temporary homeless shelter at the former Cannery Row Bingo in Red Deer. Now the shelter will move to another location. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer city council votes to move homeless shelter out of downtown

Council gives Safe Harbour two months to find another location

Preparations were made last spring to create a larger, temporary homeless shelter at the former Cannery Row Bingo in Red Deer. Now the shelter will move to another location. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Amanda Gould, executive-director of Red Deer Downtown Business Association. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Amanda Gould, executive-director of Red Deer Downtown Business Association. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
The City of Red Deer is starting expropriation proceedings to secure the four private land parcels that are needed to widen Hwy 11A to four lanes between west of Taylor Drive to Gaetz Avenue.
The City of Red Deer is starting expropriation proceedings to secure the four private land parcels that are needed to widen Hwy 11A to four lanes between west of Taylor Drive to Gaetz Avenue.
Founder Robert Carswell wants to expand the Red Deer Boxing Club, and has found a larger location in Northlands Industrial Park. City council gave first reading on Monday to a proposed re-zoning. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer Boxing Club seeks to move into larger space in Northlands Industrial Park

City council gives first reading to a re-zoning application

Founder Robert Carswell wants to expand the Red Deer Boxing Club, and has found a larger location in Northlands Industrial Park. City council gave first reading on Monday to a proposed re-zoning. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
A City of Red Deer image showing how a future traffic circle would look at 40 Ave. and 19 St. (Contributed image).

Red Deer city council approves $22 million for road re-build, new traffic circle

19th Street, between Gaetz and Irwin Street, is badly cracking

A City of Red Deer image showing how a future traffic circle would look at 40 Ave. and 19 St. (Contributed image).
Attendees of the Downtown Red Deer Market, which runs every Wednesday during the summer on Little Gaetz Avenue, have complained about the lack of public washrooms. (Photo contributed by Red Deer Downtown Business Association)

Portable washrooms to be set up in downtown Red Deer this summer

More data is needed before the city invests in a permanent structure

Attendees of the Downtown Red Deer Market, which runs every Wednesday during the summer on Little Gaetz Avenue, have complained about the lack of public washrooms. (Photo contributed by Red Deer Downtown Business Association)
Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer gave an update on Olymel’s COVID-19 situation on Wednesday. (File photo by Advocate staff).

Red Deer Mayor urges more vigilance at this ‘critical’ stage of the pandemic

Tara Veer said the city has ‘levers,’ but will stay out of workplace decisions about viral spread

Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer gave an update on Olymel’s COVID-19 situation on Wednesday. (File photo by Advocate staff).
Many Albertans do not want this kind of coal mining activity in the Rockies. Red Deer city council spoke out against any provincial plan to renew opportunities for expanded coal mining without broad public consultation. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mead Gruver, File).

Red Deer city council says municipalities and the public must be consulted about any future coal plans

‘Trust has been broken’ by the Alberta government, says city councillor

Many Albertans do not want this kind of coal mining activity in the Rockies. Red Deer city council spoke out against any provincial plan to renew opportunities for expanded coal mining without broad public consultation. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mead Gruver, File).
The City of Red Deer is still repaying two loans for the Sorensen Station parkade, which are contributing to a deficit in the parking revenue fund. (Advocate staff)

Red Deer taxpayers to help cover future parking costs in the city

Refinancing the Sorensen Station parkade would not pay-off, council was told

The City of Red Deer is still repaying two loans for the Sorensen Station parkade, which are contributing to a deficit in the parking revenue fund. (Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s sewage lagoons. (Contributed photo).

More money needed to spread human waste on central Alberta farm fields

Red Deer city council approved $550,000 expenditure for 2021 and a future utility rate increase

Red Deer’s sewage lagoons. (Contributed photo).