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New blog post from Kay!

Friday, October 24 2014 5:24 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Please follow the link for the latest blog from Kay - http://www.red-wing.org/blog/city-administration/opportunity-to-serve-as-a-volunteer-to-advise-the-city-on-legislative-matters.html  

Intensive Invasive Species and Non-Prairie Plant Removal

Tuesday, October 21 2014 5:05 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Conservation Corps Minnesota to Begin Intensive Invasive Species and Non-Prairie Plant Removal on Sorin’s Bluff/Memorial Park, Barn Bluff, and the Billings-Tomfohr Conservation Area  The Conservation Corps of Minnesota (CCM) will be in Red Wing the week of October 20, 2014 to begin a five week contract with the City of Red Wing to remove invasive plant species and non-prairie plants from the native prairies and Oak savannas on Sorin’s Bluff/Memorial Park, Barn Bluff, and the Billings-Tomfohr Conservation Area. Invasive species encroachment onto native prairies, oak savannas, and deciduous fo…

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Trail Work Underway

Thursday, October 16 2014 12:36 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Segments of the Memorial Park trail system are currently under construction. Minnesota Legacy funding and private contributions are currently being used to make improvements to the cross country ski trails. The project involves widening the trail, smoothing out some of the grades, and the rerouting of a segment of the trail to eliminate a dangerous steep slope and sharp turn in order to address safety and trail maintenance standards. The entire trail will be final graded and seeded. We are sorry for any temporary inconvenience. Click here to view a memorandum that summarizes recent developments with the cros…

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Renewing Old West Main: A Master Plan

Thursday, October 16 2014 10:14 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Click this link to view a draft of Renewing Old West Main: A Master Plan prepared for the City of Red Wing by Stantec, Consulting, August 2014. A nineteen member Steering Committee has been meeting to develop a long term vision for the development of the Old West Main Street area of Red Wing. The Plan includes the following sections: Project Overview, Plan Purpose Plan Development Describes Community Input and Planning Principles Plan Elements provides the Old West Main Concept Plan for the West, Central, and East Districts: Concept Plan, Pedestrian and Bike Connections, 29 Planning Initiatives P…

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Levee Road Parking Lot Closed Beginning 10/20/14

Thursday, October 16 2014 8:47 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be closing the parking lot along the Mississippi River at the intersection of Broad Street and Levee Road beginning Monday, October 20th.  The parking lot will be closed for three to four weeks for the reconstruction of the Levee Road sewer system. Levee Road will remain open, but may be reduced to a single lane at times during the reconstruction project. This closure is expected to last approximately three to four weeks, reopening as soon as the work has been completed.  Traffic control will be in place. Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. …

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League of Women Voters Candidate Forums

Wednesday, October 15 2014 3:32 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
League of Women Voters Candidate Forums in the City Council Chambers: Red Wing City Council candidates, October 9, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., Red Wing City Hall Council Chambers, 315 West 4th Street, Red Wing Minnesota House District 21A candidates, October 14,  2014 at 6:30 p.m., Red Wing City Hall Council Chambers, 315 West 4th Street, Red Wing Red Wing School Board candidates, October 23,  2014 at 6:30 p.m., Red Wing City Hall Council Chambers, 315 West 4th Street, Red Wing Rebroadcast of the League of Women Voters Red Wing City Council Candidate Forum on Channel 6: Friday, Octo…

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Chief Red Wing Day Holiday, October 13, 2014, Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule Announced

Wednesday, October 15 2014 2:32 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of services for the Chief Red Wing Day Holiday Week.  Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, October 13th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, October 14th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, October 15th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, October 16th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, October 17th – Thursday’s Route picked up

Surface Water Management Plan

Wednesday, October 15 2014 8:50 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Click this link to view a the draft of the Surface Water Management Plan prepared for the City of Red Wing by Barr Engineering Company, August 2014. The City of Red Wing has developed an update to the Storm Water Management Plan entitled the Surface Water Management Plan. The purpose of the plan is to update modeling of the City’s storm water system for hydrology, hydraulics, and quality and to develop implementation plans to address issues identified in the plan. In particular, the plan: Updates the Citywide quantitative surface water hydrologic and hydraulic model Develops a water quali…

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Hwy 63 Bridge Project Public Open House #3, 10/1/14

Tuesday, September 30 2014 1:55 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Public Open House #3Wednesday, Oct. 1, 20144:30 pm* - 6:30 pm*Presentation begins at 5:00 pmat theRed Wing Public Library (Foot Room)225 East Avenue, Red Wing, 55066 The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be hosting a public open house for the Red Wing Bridge Project on Wednesday, October 1st from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Red Wing Public Library.  You may arrive at any time, but a brief presentation will begin at 5:00 pm.  Project staff will be available to discuss the preliminary design and project developments throughout the Open House.  The meeting is a great opportunity to learn abo…

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Colvill Park Closed Wednesday Night 10/1/14

Thursday, September 25 2014 3:20 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be closing Nymphara Lane as crews set beams for replacement of the Highway 61 bridge. Colvill Park will be closed beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday night, October 1st, and will be re-opening at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, October 2nd. This closure allows for safe and timely replacement of the bridge. This is the fourth and final closure scheduled. The work is being done by Lunda Construction Co. and the purpose of the project is to remove and replace the bridge to upgrade the structure and improve safety on Highway 61. Traffic control will be in place. Dri…

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