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Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics respond to an appliance fire

Tuesday, August 31 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
For Immediate Release                                                                   Contact:  Scott DanielsonAugust 31, 2010                        &nbs…

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400 Block of Bush Street Closed for Utility Repairs

Friday, August 27 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Lynn NardingerAugust 27, 2010 Deputy DirectorPublic Works Department 651.385.3654Bush Street Closed August 30th - September 1st (August 30, 2010, Red Wing, Minn.) - The City of Red Wing Utilities Department will have Bush Street closed at the intersection of Fourth Street starting on Monday August 30th for approximately 3 days for the replacement of a broken water valve. Fourth Street will remain open but there will be no access to Bush Street. Access from 5th Street on Bush will be for local traffic only. The drive thru exit for Associated Bank and access to Red Wing's City Hall…

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Front End fuel Cleaning Project Status

Friday, August 27 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City Council, at their August 23, 2010 meeting, authorized final payment to the engineering consultant that assisted with the design and construction support for the front end fuel cleaning project at the waste to energy facility. The construction is complete and the facility is operating in a normal fashion. Approximately 100 tons of refuse are being processed each week day. Final payment to the construction contractors is anticipated in the near future.

Council Defers Sidewalk Construct for One Year

Thursday, August 26 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City Council deferred the construction of a sidewalk project on Hallquist Avenue and Eunice Avenue at the Monday, August 23, 2010 Council meeting. This sidewalk construction was originally ordered by Council in 2008 for construction in 2009, but was later deferred for construction in 2011 due to budget cuts. Now Council has deferred the project a second time due to ongoing budget cuts so that construction is now scheduled for 2012. There are four additional proposed sidewalk projects in the City's Capital Improvement Program that haven't been ordered in for construction, but will also be moved one year fu…

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Council Orders an All-Way Stop at the Intersection of Bench Street North and Old West Main Street

Thursday, August 26 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
  The City Council approved a request for the All-Way Stop at this intersection at the Monday, August 23, 2010 Council meeting. The request was made by the Live Healthy Red Wing group because of the trail/pedestrian crossing Old West Main Street near the Cannon Valley Trail Head. There is a new demonstration bike route being implemented later this summer from the Cannon Valley Trail head to Broad Street along Old West Main Street, Withers Harbor Drive, and Levee Road that will add to the number of pedestrians and bicycles using the crossing at this intersection. Only the Bench Street approach to the inte…

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Police Liaison Officer Contract with Red Wing School District

Wednesday, August 25 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Recently the City of Red Wing entered into a contract with the Red Wing School District for Police School Liaison Officer services for the 2010/2011 school year.  The Red Wing School District has agreed to pay $29,835 towards the cost of this position.  Currently the City of Red Wing has one Police School Liaison Officer, and this position will be principally housed at the Red Wing High School, with time being spent on a weekly basis, at Twin Bluff Middle School.  The Red Wing Police Department and the Red Wing School District has had a long history together with the Police School Liaison Offic…

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City Council Adopts Policy for Committee Meetings

Wednesday, August 25 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
At the August 23, 2010, City Council meeting, Council adopted a policy for committee meetings.  It is the intention of the City of Red Wing that the operations of city government be as open and transparent as possible.  The policy provides general guidelines for how committee meetings should be held. To view the policy, click here.

Resident Communication Regarding City of Red Wing Budget Situation

Wednesday, August 25 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
At the August 23, 2010, City Council meeting, staff reported on three processes used to gather citizen input on the budget situation, which included an ongoing web open ended comment site, a white pad located at the Library for ideas/comments, and a non-scientific phone survey of residents (click to view web site survey; Library white pad comments; telephone survey).  Both the web site comments and the Library white pad were inexpensive options that required minor staff time and were completely open ended idea/comment opportunities.  The telephone survey was a more structured approach to gather…

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Request for Qualifications on fiber optic installation

Thursday, August 19 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is requesting qualified fiber optic installation and maintenance companies to respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) with interest to install buried fiber optic cable. Please download the attachments below or contact Laura Blair at laura.blair@ci.red-wing.mn.us to request the documents are sent to you via email.   Cover letterRequest for Qualifications Addendum 1Questions may be directed to Laura Blair, Information Technology Director at laura.blair@ci.red-wing.mn.us or 651-385-3699.  Thank you.  Laura BlairInformation Technology DirectorCity of Red Wing

Star of Life

Wednesday, August 18 2010 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
 For Immediate Release:                                                         Contact: Thomas SchneiderDate:  08/18/2010                                   …

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