The City of Red Wing has received notice of grant funding for five important infrastructure improvement projects totaling over $3.87 million.
The city’s latest grant award notice arrived on May 9, 2016. The Minnesota Department of Transportation District 6 Area Transportation Partnership selected the city’s 2020 Transportation Alternative Program grant application for $857,218 in funding. The grant, from the Federal Highway Administration’s transportation enhancement’s Transportation Alternatives Program, will be leveraged with other funds to design and build a bike and pe… Read full article »
The Red Wing Advisory Planning Commission is pleased to announce a Public Open House for the Barn Bluff Master Plan to take place on Thursday May 12, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library.
The city initiated a process to develop a Master Plan for Barn Bluff earlier last fall and has conducted a series of public meetings and workshops geared at sharing ideas and obtaining citizen feedback. On May 12th a rough draft of the Master Plan will be ready for public consideration. This meeting is organized as a public open house from 6 PM to 8:30 PM with a public presentation … Read full article »
The Sheldon is pleased to invite all to attend a screening of Prince’s iconic film “Purple Rain” tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. We hope that this can serve as an important opportunity for the community to gather to honor a great Minnesota performing arts legend, whose contributions on so many levels touched the world and shaped a generation.
As the region’s live performance hub, the Sheldon is committed to timely, responsive programming in addition to our regular ‘season.’ We’ll have the dance floor ready, concessions stand open, and Prince music on after the film … Read full article »
(April 26, 2016, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing is following current policy of painting over anything on the bluff when complaints are received. The City is initiating a public process on May 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the Foot Room of the Red Wing Public Library to gather information from citizens about their thoughts about the Barn Bluff Master Plan and people can also comment on the current practice related to the painting on the bluff. Future public meetings will be scheduled to discuss this matter in more detail. The City Council confirmed at the April 25 Council meeting that until the public meet… Read full article »
We invite you to join in the celebration of Fire Chief Tom Schneider's retirement. A reception will be held in the gathering area of the City Council Chambers at City Hall from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2016. The public is encouraged to attend.
At the City Council meeting on March 28, the Red Wing City Council unanimously voted in support of a resolution which supports the passage of the Red Wing School District’s building bond election on April 12, 2016. Please click here to view Resolution No. 6939.
For more information about the Red Wing School District referendum: http://redwing.k12.mn.us/page/3151
The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission is seeking nominees from the community for their annual Preservation Awards of Merit. Each year the Heritage Preservation Commission presents the Awards of Merit to individuals, institutions, and businesses who have been involved in exceptional local historic preservation projects. The Red Wing Heritage Preservation Commission will present this year’s Awards of Merit during National Preservation Month in May.
Residential, civic, institutional, and commercial nominations are welcome. The Heritage Preservation Commission uses the follo… Read full article »
A new blog posting by Council Administrator Kay Kuhlmann is available here: http://www.red-wing.org/blog/city-administration/2016.html
The Conservation Corps of Minnesota (CCM) in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Red Wing, Friends of the Bluffs, and Audubon Minnesota will be conducting controlled prescribed burns of select native and planted prairies on Sorin’s Bluff/Memorial Park on Friday, March 11, 2016. The purpose of the burns is to reduce invasive species in these areas and to stimulate existing prairie plants. The burns are an important step of a long range management plan to preserve and enhance the native and restored prairie commu… Read full article »
Please follow the link to Kay's Blog for her update on 2015.