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Portion of West Avenue Closed Beginning 8/24/15

Wednesday, August 19 2015 9:51 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The contractor working for Goodhue County will have West Avenue CLOSED beginning Monday, August 24th.  The work is for the installation of the water and sewer service for the new Citizens Building. The area affected is the portion of West Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets.  Access will be limited to local traffic, with thru traffic prohibited.This closure is expected to last approximately one week, reopening as soon as the work has been completed.  Traffic control will be in place.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area. City crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbor…

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City of Red Wing is Now Accepting Request for Consultant Proposals for the Barn Bluff Master Plan

Tuesday, August 18 2015 3:06 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is now accepting Request for Consultant Proposals (RFP) for the Barn Bluff Master Plan project.  Below is a link to the RFP document and webpage. Request for Consultant Proposal Barn Bluff Master Plan All proposals related to this request are due Friday, September 4, 2015, 3 PM.Firms will be notified of interview selection on/before Monday, September 14, 2015.Interviews will be held either September 16, 17, or 18, 2015.  Location will be in Red Wing. For questions contact:Brian C. Peterson, AICP, Planning DirectorCity of Red Wing City Hall315 West 4th Stre…

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Volunteer to Serve on a Board or Commission!

Monday, August 17 2015 12:25 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing encourages citizens to take an active interest in their community. You can make a difference in your community and take a leadership role by volunteering to serve on a board or commission! Currently, there are openings on the Charter Commission, Harbor Commission, Heritage Preservation Commission, Sister Cities Commission and Sustainability Commission. To join a Board or Commission click here for an application. Red Wing City Council and the Charter Commission share in the process for recommending appointments to the Charter Commission. If you would like to serve on the Charter Commissi…

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City of Red Wing Seasonal Staff and Noontime Kiwanis Participate in River City Days Parade

Tuesday, August 11 2015 12:14 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
In celebration of 25 years of the Flower Basket Program, City of Red Wing seasonal staff along with members of the Noontime Kiwanis group participated in the River City Days Parade held on August 2nd. City staff present were Claire Carson, Maddie Erie, Alyssa Pasch, Amy Otteson and Jordan Juckel. Thanks to all who participated and to Hanisch Bakery for donating 2000 cookies to be given away to parade goers!

2015 Night to Unite

Thursday, July 30 2015 11:27 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Join neighbors across Red Wing on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 for the Annual Night to Unite in Minnesota. Sponsored by the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association (MCPA), AAA, and local law enforcement agencies, Night to Unite celebrates and strengthens neighborhood and community partnerships. Night to Unite is designed to: Get to know one another in your neighborhood Build neighborhood involvement by bringing police and communities together Bring awareness to crime prevention and local law enforcement efforts MCPA President Becky Boie said, “I invite neighborhoods in every city and county through…

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How Do HRAs Serve Their Communities?

Wednesday, July 29 2015 10:27 AM  •   Categorized In Videos
On June 17th, The Red Wing Housing and Redevelopment Agency (HRA) was one of two HRAs in the state to be interviewed by the Minneapolis Federal Reserve. We were highlighted due to our commercial Small Cities Redevelopment Loan rehab programs. Click on the link below to view the video.  

Sand Hill Water Reservoir Work Begins

Monday, July 27 2015 3:25 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The Sand Hill water reservoir, located at the top of West Avenue hill, will be painted over the next 6-8 weeks.  The work being done consists of sandblasting and painting both the inside and outside of the reservoir.  Work is permitted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.  Work is permitted on Sunday, but is limited to quiet activities.  The old coating, and any existing rust or scale will be removed by sand blasting during the first 4-5 weeks and can be a noisy process.  After that time, the additional coats of paint can be applied without much noise…

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Highway 61 (Main Street) Project - Stage 1 Traffic Switch

Thursday, July 16 2015 12:58 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) would like to inform you that the traffic switch of TH 61 (Main Street) from the northbound lanes to the southbound lanes is planned, weather depending, for Friday, July 17th.  The switch is required in order to close the north side of the highway and allow for the completion of the proposed construction with the northbound lanes.  This new configuration with traffic on the south side is estimated to remain through the middle of August. Motorists are to be advised that once switched to the south side, the thru lane in each …

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Planned Electrical Outage at City Hall

Tuesday, July 14 2015 5:07 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
(July 14, 2015, Red Wing, Minn.) –Critical electrical work needed at Red Wing City Hall. At 4:30 p.m. today all network services will be powered down at City Hall.  At 5:00 p.m. city electricians will shut down electricity at City Hall to begin working on a fix for a critical electrical issue within the building.  The following services will not be available in all City facilities after 4:30 p.m.: Internet Wireless access Telephone service Email Channel 6  Please note the Red Wing Port Authority Board meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today has been cancelled. The City of Red Wi…

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Xcel Energy to Replace Gas Mains in 2 Areas of the City's Overlay Project Beginning 7/13/15

Tuesday, July 14 2015 2:36 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Xcel Energy has hired Q3 Contracting to replace residential gas mains prior to the City paving in two areas of the City’s 2015 overlay project.  These gas mains will be installed using trenchless directional drilling technology, however potholing will be required at locations where the new gas main will cross other utilities. The first area of the overlay project affected is as follows.  Gas Main construction is scheduled in the following area from 7/13/2015 to 7/27/2015 using one construction crew.  Monarch Paving Company will complete the reclamation and overlays in this area after gas…

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