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Special Mayoral Election - February 8, 2011

Wednesday, January 26 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
A Special Election will be held in the City of Red Wing on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, to choose Red Wing's next mayor to fill a term which expires January 8, 2013.Absentee voting may be done at the City Clerk's office at City Hall, 315 West 4th Street, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Plus the Saturday (February 5) before the election from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  In addition, City Hall will be open until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 7 for absentee voting.  For further information on absentee voting, please contact City Hall at 651.385.3608 or by email at…

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City Hall Closed due to an electrical malfunction

Tuesday, January 25 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
City Hall at 315 West 4th Street in Red Wing, MN is closed due to an electrical malfunction.  Until electrical power is restored at this site city telephones will be offline at all city facilities, along with all computers and programming on Channel 6.The city administration has also cancelled public meetings for today.  They include the Sustainability Commission at 5:15 p.m. and Sister Cities Commission at 7:00 p.m. We anticipate that service will be restored by early evening.   

New GIS Web Mapping Cemetery Applications Available on City website

Monday, January 24 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
GIS staff in both Public Works and Planning recently developed several web mapping applications, one for Oakwood Cemetery and one for Burnside Cemetery. An extensive database of names and dates was developed from old cemetery plat maps and converted into digital data for easy search and query functions. The web applications allow users to search for grave locations based on last name or full name. Link to this page on the City Public Works department website to access the web mapping applications.Questions? Contact Infrastructure Specialist Patrick Ramaker at 651-385-3624 or email at

Refuse/Recycling Fuel Surcharge

Friday, January 21 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing has implemented a policy for adding a monthly fuel surcharge for refuse and recycling collection. According to Council Policy, a fuel surcharge will be added to the monthly city services billing only after we have experienced three consecutive months where our price for diesel fuel exceeds $3.00 per gallon. Once this surcharge has been started, it will remain in effect for an equal number of months that our fuel price remains over $3.00 per gallon.Example: Fuel cost for January, February, March and April exceeds $3.00. In May the fuel cost drops to $2.89. The fuel surcharge would be bille…

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2010 Waste Disposal Locations Disclosed

Friday, January 21 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
 According to state law, a collector of solid waste material must disclose annually, to its customers, the location in which its waste is disposed. The majority of solid waste in Red Wing is collected by the City of Red Wing and transported and processed at the following locations:  RW Integrated Solid Waste Management CampusSKB Environmental Rosemount1873 Bench StIndustrial Waste FacilityRed Wing, MN  5506613425 Courthouse BoulevardAgency Number 1924-82-I-1              Rosemount, MN 55068 SW 383  Veolia ES Seven M…

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Complete Streets Policy

Friday, January 7 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City Council will consider adoption of a Complete Streets Policy at the meeting on January 10, 2011. Click here to see a copy of the proposed resolution.

Holiday Greens Disposal

Friday, January 7 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Red Wing’s Integrated Solid Waste Management Campus is offering free disposal of holiday trees and greens from January 1 through 15.  The drop off site is located at 1873 Bench Street and will be open Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 8:30-4:30, Tuesday & Thursday from 9-5 and Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. All wire and metal must be removed from these items or they will not be accepted free of charge. Following January 15, standard disposal charges will apply.  The City of Red Wing does not provide curbside removal of Christmas trees.  As a service to the Red Wing Community…

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Red Wing Recycling Just Got Easier!!!

Friday, January 7 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Starting January 1, 2011 Red Wing recycling will change to a 3 sort recycling system.  Recyclable materials picked up at Red Wing homes and businesses will only need to be sorted by 3 types:  Fibers  Newspapers, magazines, cardboard, boxboard, phone books, catalogs, shredded paper, and office and school papers can all go together. Rigids/Containers ~ Plastic (#1 & #2 with a neck smaller than the base) Bottles and Jugs, Aluminum Beverage Containers, Tin Food Container, and empty aerosol containers can all go together. Glass Food & Glass Beverage ContainersAll Col…

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Solid Waste Campus Expands Hours for 2011

Friday, January 7 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Starting January 3, 2011 the Red Wing Integrated Solid Waste Management Campus (Incinerator) will be open to the public six days a week.  We are expanding our hours for the convenience of residential and commercial customers.  The facility will also have Winter and Summer hours, which will be as follows:             November 1-March 31 (Winter Hours in Effect)           Monday, Wed, and Friday                 Ope…

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City of Red Wing to Co-Sponsor Regional GreenStep Cities Program

Wednesday, January 5 2011 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
A regional GreenStep Cities program is being offered in Red Wing, MN on January 20th. "Going green" sounds good but what can cities and counties really do in tight budget times? A great first step is to send staff, elected officials and interested citizens to one of two GreenStep Cities seminars.Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Location: Izaak Walton League Red Wing Chapter House, 1010 East Fifth Street, Red Wing, MNThere will be a social hour with food served from 5-6 p.m. Please RSVP to 651-388-6313 or and let us know if you can attend one …

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