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Red Wing 2040 - Outdoor Open House

Friday, July 13 2018 11:28 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Contact: Brian C. Peterson, AICP Special Project Manager City of Red Wing 651-385-3617   Red Wing 2040 holds Outdoor Open Houses   (July 13, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) –On July 24, 2018 and July 25, 2018 Red Wing 2040 will host two Outdoor Open House events to display Neighborhood Plans and Park Plans for a number of neighborhoods and parks in Red Wing. The public is invited to attend either event and provide feedback (the events are identical). Snacks and children’s activities are also provided.   July 24, 2018 - Jefferson School, 601 Buchanan Street, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM …

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It's Your Budget; Get Involved!

Friday, July 13 2018 10:05 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
  Red Wing’s Budget Planning Process    How does Red Wing put its budget together and why should you care?   Chat with the Mayor Mayor Sean Dowse wants to hear from YOU. As the City works on the 2019 budget, the mayor wants to know what's on your mind. Do you have thoughts on what's working well in Red Wing and what you'd like to see be better? Your input gets weighed into what budget priorities look like in 2019 and beyond. Come chat! Tuesday, July 17, 9-10 a.m. Mandy's Coffee & Cafe  Tuesday, July 24, 9-10 a.m. Caribou Coffee  August & September dates…

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No Parking on Fifth Street has now been delayed

Thursday, July 12 2018 3:42 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Contact:  Bob Stark Deputy Director– Utilities Public Works Department 651.385.5112   UPDATE –The planned No Parking on Fifth Street between East Avenue and Bush Street has been delayed and will now begin Monday, July 16, 2018.   (July 12, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Public Works Department would like to inform you that due to delays by the contractor, the dates for no parking on Fifth Street have been changed. There will be no parking on either side of Fifth Street between East Avenue and Bush Street beginning Monday, July 16th.   The closure i…

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Street Closure in the 400 Block

Friday, July 6 2018 12:21 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Contact: Lynn Nardinger Deputy Director – Public Works Public Works Department 651.385.3654   Street Closure in the 400 block of West 4th St. on July 7, 2018   (July 6, 2017 Red Wing, Minn.) – The City of Red Wing Public Works Department will be doing an emergency repair of a water valve on the 400 block of West 4th Street.  This street runs from East Ave to Bush Street.  Work will begin at 6:00 am and will be reopen when work is completed.  Access to Downtown Plaza Parking Ramp will be allow from the Bush St. side.    Traffic control will be in place. D…

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25 Years and Growing; John Friedrich Employment Anniversary

Friday, July 6 2018 10:36 AM  •   Categorized In Employee News
For 25 years, John Friedrich has been growing with the City of Red Wing both figuratively and literally.  Figuratively, because his career has blossomed far beyond the garbage collection route he was initially hired for, and literally, because one of John’s jobs is as the City Arborist, where he oversees the planting and care of the trees in our parks and boulevards.  It was his work with trees, in fact, that initially got him hired all those years ago. John and his brother cut trees on contract for the City.  His company, Friedrich Tree Removal, was successful, but John wanted the stabi…

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Register Your Neighborhood for Night to Unite

Thursday, July 5 2018 8:37 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Join neighbors throughout Red Wing on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, for Night to Unite! Sponsored by the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association, AAA, and the Red Wing Police Department, Night to Unite celebrates and strengthens neighborhood and community partnerships.   Night to Unite is designed to: Get to know one another in your neighborhood; Build neighborhood involvement by bringing police and communities together; and Bring awareness to crime prevention and local law enforcement efforts!  New this year, registration will be completed online at…

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Your Input on Accessible Sidewalks

Thursday, July 5 2018 11:00 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Accessible Sidewalks You have a few more days to give feedback on the City of Red Wing’s draft plan for accessible sidewalks. The plan shows data and public input that’s been collected so far, and lays out where higher- and lower-priority areas should be throughout the city based on that data and input. Federal laws mandate that accessible sidewalk curb ramps be installed over time to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. Please read over the plan (see link below) and give your thoughts. You may comment on it right now by clicking here or by attending the City Council meetin…

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Independence Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Tuesday, July 3 2018 2:58 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the Independence Day Holiday Week.   City Hall, Public Works, Community Development the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Wednesday, July 4th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, July 2nd – Normal Collection Tuesday, July 3rd – Normal Collection Wednesday, July 4th – NO COLLECTION Thursday, July 5th – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, July 6th – Thursday’s Route picked up

Bush Street Closure and W 7th Street Traffic Shift at Bush Street Intersection

Monday, July 2 2018 4:06 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Contact:Dean Chamberlain, PE Staff Engineer Engineering Department Bush Street Closure and W 7th Street Traffic Shift at Bush Street Intersection The City of Red Wing Engineering Department would like to inform you that Bush Street will be closed to through traffic between W 7th Street and 10th Street for street and utility reconstruction beginning at 6:00am on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 and lasting until November. A detour will not be signed, but drivers are encouraged to use W 7th Street to Plum Street as an alternate route during construction. A traff…

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Notice of a Proposed Ordinance Rezoning Property and a Proposed Ordinance Amendment

Monday, July 2 2018 3:50 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 77, created a new law in Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 415, that would require certain types of notice for many proposed ordinances or proposed amendment to ordinances. Only interim ordinances have been exempted from this notice requirement.  Click the following links to view the proposed ordinances  that will be considered at the July 9, 2018, City Council meeting:   Ordinance No. 120, Fourth Series, An Ordinance Rezoning Certain Property within the City of Red Wing Ordinance No. 121, Fourth Series, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 11
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