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2013 Spring Hydrant Flushing Notice

Tuesday, June 11 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
All hydrants and mains in the City of Red Wing will be flushed beginning Monday, June 10th  2013 at 6:00 a.m.   The new Water Treatment Facilities have improved the water quality in the City of Red Wing and as a result, crews will be reducing the hydrant flushing to ONCE this year.  The hydrant flushing is done to maintain water quality, remove accumulated rust from the water mains and to ensure that the fire hydrants work properly.  Some areas such as dead end streets may be flushed multiple times during the year depending on the specific needs of the area.  Hydrant Flushing Sch…

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Unofficial Results of Special Election for Mayor

Tuesday, June 11 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The unofficial results of the June 11, 2013 Special Election for Mayor are listed below by Ward and Precinct.   Based on the votes cast, Dan Bender received the most votes overall with 945 votes.   Pursuant to the Charter, the City Council will meet in the Council Chambers at 7:30 a.m. on June 14, 2013, to canvass the results of the June 11, 2013 Special Election for Mayor.  At the Canvassing Meeting, the City Council will be asked to approve a resolution declaring the individual who received the most votes to the office of Mayor.  The mayor-elect will be sworn in at the June 24…

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The City of Red Wing invites online engagement and asks citizens to take part in planning for the community's future

Friday, June 7 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
The City of Red Wing is pleased to announce the launch of   This is a new comprehensive community engagement Web site, developed by MindMixer, where citizens can engage, communicate and collaborate with community decision makers and other residents on the future of our community. The goal is to get the community involved in the planning process. Along the way, Imagine Red Wing will be used as an online tool to generate new ideas and feedback from citizens using this interactive and accessible new platform. Feedback from the engagement Web site will be used by the Red Wing…

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Special Mayoral Election

Thursday, June 6 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
A Special Election will be held in the City of Red Wing on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, to choose Red Wing’s next mayor to fill a term which expires January 2017. Absentee voting may be done at the City Clerk’s Office, Second Floor at City Hall, 315 West Fourth Street, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. plus the Saturday (June 8) 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, June 10 for absentee voting. For further information on absentee voting, please call City Hall at 385-3608.   This is a city-wid…

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Red Wing Recognized for Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Tuesday, June 4 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Minnesota GreenStep Cities Press Release:  GreenStep City receives award for work to cut energy and other costs.The City of Red Wing has the honor of being recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City and will receive an award for advancing to become a Step 2 City by completing 16 best practices. The award will be recognized at the upcoming League of Minnesota Cities (LMC) 2013 Annual Conference on June 20. This award shows community members and other cities across Minnesota that Red Wing is taking great steps in the direction of energy and resource conservation and innovation. Minnesota GreenStep Cities is…

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Mississippi National Golf Links: Public Open House on June 12

Monday, June 3 2013 12:00 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
There will be an opportunity for the public to learn more about the status of the Mississippi National Golf Links Study Project and to provide additional input to the Study Team at an Open House scheduled from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library. The Study Team will be in attendance to provide an update on the project and to listen to additional citizen feedback. The Open House will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a short presentation at 5:30 p.m. Background: The Red Wing City Council recently decided to close Mississippi National Golf Links (excep…

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