Beginning September 1, 2010, Monarch Paving Company of Turtle Lake, Wisconsin will begin the milling of bituminous pavement and construction of bituminous overlay on several streets in Red Wing. These streets will have flaggers, lane closures in both directions, and traffic interruptions at various stages of construction. This project, when completed, will provide an improved driving surface for the public. The effected streets are as follows:BROOKS AVENUE - 971’ South of Pioneer Road to Pioneer Road CEDAR STREET – 4th Street West to 3rd Street WestGRACE STREET &n… Read full article »
(August 16, 2010, Red Wing, Minn.) – As a result of a donation from the Red Wing Area Fund, the Colvill Park Aquatic Center will extend the season and remain open through Sunday, August 29th. The hours of operation will continue to be 12:00-7:00 pm. It had previously been scheduled to close for the season on August 22, 2010. For more information, please contact Dave Borgen at Community Recreation at 651-385-4565. Lynn NardingerDeputy DirectorPublic Works Public Works Department 651.385.3674
The following public meetings with citizens have been scheduled to discuss and receive input on the citizen survey and an update on the City’s budget status:Saturday, August 28, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Public Works lunch room, 229 Tyler Road North.Monday, August 30, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 315 West 4th Street.
Property Purchase for Proposed Extension of Spring Creek Avenue North City Council approved the purchase of vacant properties at 3438, 3442, & 3448 Lake Street West on August 9, 2010. This is the final property acquisition necessary for the Spring Creek Avenue North extension project, where Spring Creek Avenue is proposed to be extended northerly from Lake Street to Tyler Road North. The house at 3436 Lake Street West was purchased earlier this year. This safety improvement will allow local residents and businesses a second access to this neighborhood without having to cross Highway 61 at the non-signaliz… Read full article »
City Purchases a Bridge City Council approved the purchase of the existing East 5th Street railroad underpass from the Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) for $1.00 on August 9, 2010. The City is working towards the construction of a new East 5th Street underpass in 2011 utilizing State Bridge Bond funding. In order to use this funding source, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) requires that the City owns the bridge prior to receiving funds. The new bridge will be constructed approximately 200' west of the existing bridge. The new bridge will have far better sight lines, alignment, vertical clearan… Read full article »
City Council Decertifies Two Tax Increment Financing Districts (TIFs)On August 8th the City Council decertified Downtown TIF #1 and Food Service Specialties TIF #5-1. The TIFs were decertified, or ended, as they have successfully completed their projects, retired their respective debt obligations and reached their statutorily defined duration limits. Downtown TIF #1 was certified on December 8, 1975 and helped finance substantial improvements in Red Wing's historic downtown. Food Service Specialties TIF #5-1 was certified on August 11, 1998 and assisted in financing the development costs related t… Read full article »
For Immediate Release Tom SchneiderAugust 2nd, 2010 Fire Chief &n… Read full article »