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Another successful Father's Day Classic Car Show

Monday, June 20 2016 10:02 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Congratulations to the Phantom Motor/Model Club on an outstanding Father’s Day Classic Car Show this past weekend.  Due to road construction, city staff worked closely with the organizers to coordinate traffic flow and provide excellent public safety to all participants.   This annual event is a success because of the attention to detail by the organizers, who began the application process in March to secure the necessary permission to close streets and the Mural parking lot.  The Father’s Day Classic Car show brings tourism to the community and provides positive exposure for R…

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Meet At He Mni Can – Barn Bluff Master Plan Event

Thursday, June 16 2016 9:01 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The Red Wing Advisory Planning Commission invites the public to come and learn about the Master Plan for He Mni Can - Barn Bluff on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 9 AM to 2:00 PM. We will meet near the east entrance to the bluff off of East 5th Street.  There will be presenters and information available at the base of the bluff and for those interested, there will be series of guided hikes leaving the base of the bluff between 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM. This will be a great opportunity to come and see first-hand some of the land stewardship, safety improvements and other recommendations of the plan. WHEN:…

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6/10/2016 Disposal and Curbside Removal of Storm Damaged Trees

Friday, June 10 2016 5:36 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
As a result of the storms that passed through the City of Red Wing on Friday, June 10th, the Solid Waste Management Campus located at 1873 Bench Street will accept storm damaged trees and branches at no charge between the hours of 7:00 and 3:00 on Saturday and Sunday, June 11th and 12th. City of Red Wing Public Works Crews will be making one pass through the City on Monday, June 13th to collect branches and trees placed on the boulevard as a result of the storms. Residents are asked to have all material ready for collection by 7:00 a.m. on Monday. Contact: Jerry PleinSuperintendent – Public ServicesPublic Works Department651.385.3691

Council Members Address Civility in City Government

Friday, June 3 2016 12:51 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Council President Dean Hove read the following statement at the May 23 City Council meeting to address concerns about civility in City government. Last week a group of citizens was properly informed by City staff that they could not place banners in the City right-of-way without a Private Use of Public Property Permit. The group is organizing a series of events to raise funds for local non-profit organizations. The events are good for our community because they bring in visitors; and the events are good for our local organizations because they help fund critical needs like food for residents and care for ani…

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City Council Approves City of Red Wing Strategic Plan

Tuesday, May 31 2016 11:05 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
At its May 9 Council meeting, Red Wing City Council approved the City of Red Wing Strategic Plan. The plan includes an executive summary, terms and definitions, background and four strategies. Each strategy includes goals.  The plan represents the accumulation of Mayor and Council ideas with public input. The process was inclusive, with input from staff and many community individuals and groups. Click here to view the City of Red Wing Strategic Plan.

Notice of Filing for the 2016 City General Election

Thursday, May 26 2016 10:52 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
NOTICE OF FILING FOR THE 2016 CITY GENERAL ELECTION RED WING, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given that a General Election will be held in the City of Red Wing on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below. The filing period for these offices begins on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, and ends on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. The last day to withdraw is June 2, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Note: Filing offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day.   One Council Member from Ward 1   4 years, expiring in 2021 …

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City Awarded Over $3.87 Million in Grant Funding for Multiple Projects

Tuesday, May 10 2016 2:23 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
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…

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Barn Bluff Master Plan: Public Open House

Tuesday, May 10 2016 1:20 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
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 …

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"Purple Rain" Screening at the Sheldon Theatre on April 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 26 2016 2:41 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
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 …

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Graffiti on Barn Bluff

Tuesday, April 26 2016 1:45 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
(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…

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