Have you ever thought about serving on a board or a commission? It’s the perfect example of our great democratic system working at the local level. By serving on a board or a commission, you have the chance to effect true grassroots change within our community. The time commitment is less than you think, usually just one meeting per month for most boards, and we’re always looking for new members. Even if a board is currently full, most boards accept non-voting members, so don’t let a full roster dissuade you. Right now we have openings on nine different boards.&… Read full article »
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the President’s Day Holiday Week.
City Hall, Community Development, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, February 19th.
Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule:
Monday, February 19th – NO COLLECTION
Tuesday, February 20th – Monday’s Route picked up
Wednesday, February 21st – Tuesday’s Route picked up
Thursday, February 22nd – Wednesday’s Route picked up
Friday, February 23rd – Thursday’s Route picked up
Lynn Nardinger’s roots run deep. He’s the kind of guy who grows where he’s planted, and for 25 years he’s been growing his career with the City of Red Wing. Now the Deputy Director of Public Works, Lynn has come a long way from his start on the refuse collection route he was hired for 25 years ago.
Raised in rural Mazeppa on his family’s farm, Lynn went to vocational school in Rochester after high school graduation and became a diesel mechanic. He put his degree to work when he was hired at Cemstone in Red Wing, and remained there for ten years before he … Read full article »
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 link to view the proposed ordinance that will be considered at the February 26, 2018, City Council meeting:
Ordinance No. 116, Fourth Series - Amending Chapter 3, Municipal Utilities - Rules and Regulations Relating to Water Service
January 31, 2018
Contact: Jessica McGee
Red Wing Public Library - Director
A vehicle struck the Library in the late evening hours on January 30, 2018, resulting in damage to the portion of the building that sits at the intersection of Third and East Ave. As a result, a portion of the children’s section has been cordoned off so damages can be assessed and repairs can be made. Subsequently, there will be no storytimes this week. The Library will remain open, however, and normal… Read full article »
We’re no strangers to street reconstruction in Red Wing, and the recent investments in infrastructure have resulted in an uptick in construction of all sorts around town. At the City Council meeting on Monday, January 8, 2018, Council was presented with the schedule for total street reconstructions within the city limits for the next five years. Ron Rosenthal, City of Red Wing Engineering Director, presented the plan in its entirety to Council, a clip of which can be viewed here, though this was not the first time it has been brought before Council. The 5-year reconstruction plan is a … Read full article »
We’ve received feedback from citizens that it can be challenging to find what they’re looking for on our website. A website redesign has been our wish list for a long time now, and we’re striving to make that wish a reality in the upcoming year. Before we can get started we first have to understand what specifically needs to change. Could you help us with that? Please consider taking a minute to answer our brief survey by clicking on the link below. We want to make our new website the best it can be and your opinions are the place for us to start.
Around 1 pm today, Verizon cellular service and Charter services went down. If you watch Channel 6 through Charter, or are trying to reach city employees through their cell phones, you will have noticed this. We received notice from Charter that one of their fibers was cut, affecting services throughout Red Wing. Crews have identified the location of the cut and Charter has fiber splicers en route. We're looking forward to have services restored soon.