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Snow Emergency Declared

Monday, January 22 2018 9:01 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
Snow Emergency Declared   January 22, 2018   Contact: Lynn Nardinger Deputy Director - Public Works Public Works Department 651.380-9240  (January 22, 2018, Red Wing, Minn.) - In anticipation of receiving more than six inches of snow in the snow event currently underway, the City of Red Wing is declaring a snow emergency. This snow emergency will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on TUESDAY, JANUARY 23. According to the guidelines established in the Snow & Ice Control Policy, all vehicles parked on city streets designated as Snow Emergency Routes must be moved and must remain off these str…

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City of Red Wing Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Wednesday, December 20 2017 9:28 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
You can find the complete 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report here.    

Vistor and Convention Bureau Agreement Renewed Through 2019

Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:00 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
Did you know that over 9,000 people stopped in person at the Red Wing Visitor and Convention Bureau (VCB) last year? For those of us who live here, not tourist here, the VCB may not even be on our radar, but they’re an important asset in the marketing of Red Wing as a tourist destination. VCB President, Arloa Bach, recently presented an annual update on the activities of the VCB to the City Council, and some of what she reported may surprise you. For example, did you know that in Goodhue County alone, over 1700 people are employed in the hospitality/leisure industry? How about the fact that for every d…

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Portion of Levee Rd Reduced to Single Lane

Wednesday, June 21 2017 3:13 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates

Franklin Street Closure Date Change

Wednesday, June 21 2017 3:11 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates

Mayor Dowse Testifies To Senate in Support of Bonding Bill

Tuesday, February 21 2017 3:27 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
On February 14 the City of Red Wing Mayor, Sean Dowse, testified in support of the Senate's bonding bill (SF 210) before the Senate's Transportation Finance and Policy Committee. The City and the Mayor strongly support the passage of the bonding bill and are pleased that the Legislature is looking at completing unfinished business from last year. The Mayor testified in strong support of the bill by stating "Red Wing respectfully requests the quick passage of this bonding bill as it will allow the State and the City of Red Wing to move forward in addressing critical transportation issues". Funding in the bil…

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Two of Red Wing’s Projects Included in MN Senate Bonding Proposal

Wednesday, May 4 2016 11:56 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
  ST. PAUL—The Chair of the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee has included $4.48 million in funding for the continuation of the Red Wing River Town Renaissance project and $13.762 million for the rail grade separation overpass bridge project at Sturgeon Lake Road in his version of state’s bonding bill. Read full article  

Red Wing Named One of Minnesota's Most Fiscally Sustainable Cities

Tuesday, March 22 2016 4:13 AM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
According to Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence, “A California based non-profit has attempted one of the most ambitious - and undoubtedly eyeball taxing – efforts ever to advance the cause of local government transparency and performance benchmarking.   Based on a review and evaluation of their Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports and related documents, the organization, United States Common Sense, has ranked over 13,000 local governments around the country on their fiscal sustainability.” In their findings Red Wing ranks in the top decile in the nation and is one of Minnesot…

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Opportunity to Improve Taxpayer Involvement in the Local Budget and Property Tax Process

Monday, November 9 2015 3:51 PM  •   Categorized In Budget Updates
The Citizens League in conjunction with NAIOP Minnesota, the commercial real estate association, is holding several focus groups across Minnesota and is looking for property taxpayers of all types to gather ideas on how citizens can be more knowledgeable and involved in their local budget and taxation processes. The results of these focus groups will inform policy change discussions at the state and local level. Where: City Hall, Red Wing, MN When: Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015 at 4:00 PM - Red Wing, MN To learn more about this initiative and opportunities for involvement please contact Bob DeBoer, Citizens Leag…

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