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Highway 61 Street Reconstruction project video

Wednesday, December 17 2014 1:39 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Tom Hughes interviews City of Red Wing Engineer Jay Ownes about the construction project starting in April 2015 http://youtu.be/ufNkKkow5mU  

Christmas/New Year’s Holiday Schedule Announced

Tuesday, December 16 2014 3:34 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Weeks.   CHRISTMAS WEEK City Hall, Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will be CLOSED on both Wednesday & Thursday, December 24th & 25th. The Public Works Building will CLOSE at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 24th, and CLOSED on Thursday, December 25th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule Monday, December 22nd - Normal Collection Tuesday, December 23rd - Normal Collection Wednesday, December 24th – Normal Collection Thursd…

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Renewing Old West Main: A Master Plan Open House On December 16TH

Wednesday, December 10 2014 10:51 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing is pleased to announce that there will be a Public Open House on Tuesday December 16, 2014 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at Pier 55, the Red Wing Senior Center to view and provide input on the draft Master Plan for Old West Main Street. The public is invited to share input on the Old West Main Master Plan. Old West Main is a unique place that attracts Red Wing residents and visitors to its businesses, restaurants and historic destinations. The mater plan’s purpose is to identify a common vision and recommend action steps to enhance this district over the long term. Renewing Old West Main: …

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Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Awarded to the City of Red Wing

Tuesday, December 9 2014 9:44 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
 The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Red Wing by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2013 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.  The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constru…

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Hwy 61 Reconstruction Project Open House, December 4, 2014

Thursday, November 20 2014 1:58 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing invites anyone with an interest in the Highway 61 (Main Street) Project to attend a public Open House, scheduled for Thursday, December 4th from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM at the Red Wing Public Library, Foot Room (225 East Ave, Red Wing). A formal presentation will begin at 5:30 pm.   The City of Red Wing and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will reconstruct US Highway 61 (Main Street) between Old West Main Street and Potter Street beginning in 2015. The project will address aging infrastructure and utilities, traffic safety and operations, multimodal facilities …

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Council Approves Frozen Water Service Policy

Thursday, November 20 2014 11:41 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The 2013-2014 winter season provided extremely cold conditions which drove the frost to depths that haven’t been seen in the last twenty years.  Many water services froze, causing property owners to deal with the situation. The City has approximately 102 miles of public water distribution mains, 976 fire hydrants and 6200 services within its water distribution system. On October 13, 2014, City Council approved a Frozen Water Service Policy that takes into consideration public safety, the City’s budget and personnel, environmental concerns, and the cost of implementation versus the benefit to…

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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule Announced

Monday, November 17 2014 2:10 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Thanksgiving Holiday Week.   City Hall and the Public Works Building will be CLOSED on both Thursday & Friday, November 27th & 28th The Red Wing Public Library will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 27th, but will be OPEN during regular business hours on Friday, November 28th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm The Solid Waste Campus will be CLOSED on both Thursday & Friday, November 27th & 28th, but will be OPEN on Saturday, November 29th from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm   Refuse & Recycling Colle…

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2014 General Election Official Abstract of Votes Cast

Friday, November 14 2014 4:14 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
Special City Council Canvassing Board Meeting The Red Wing City Council met on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6:45 p.m. as the Canvassing Board to canvass the returns and declare the results of the General Election held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. According to the official Abstract of Votes Cast, there were 9,324 people registered in the city as of 7:00 a.m. on Election Day. A total of 320 people registered to vote on Election Day. There were a total of 599 accepted absentee ballots bringing the total number of persons voting in the city of Red Wing to 5,426. Those figures amount to a 58 percent voter turno…

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Police Chief Roger Pohlman publishes article in Minnesota Cities Magazine

Wednesday, November 12 2014 9:09 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Please follow the link for Chief Pohlman's article on youth curfews.  http://www.lmc.org/page/1/TWSNovDec2014.jsp

Veteran’s Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Tuesday, November 11 2014 11:06 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Veteran’s Day Holiday Week.   City Hall, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Tuesday, November 11th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, November 10th – Normal Collection Tuesday, November 11th – NO COLLECTION Wednesday, November 12th – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, November 13th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, November 14th – Thursday’s Route picked up
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