Infrastructure

Council briefs: Safe Harbour overflow shelter approved, sign bylaw amended

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 11, 2017 - 8:35pm

Safe Harbour Society will be able to provide 20 additional overnight shelter beds this winter.

City council approved a development permit application Monday night after Safe Harbour came forward citing insufficient overnight space at their current overnight shelter space.

Red Deer County seizing opportunity for low construction costs with 2018 budget

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 5, 2017 - 12:30pm

Red Deer County is taking advantage of the slow economy with its 2018 Capital Budget.
 
County council tabled the 2018-2022 Capital and 2018-2020 Operating expenditures on Tuesday with the public invited to provide feedback from now until they are debated on December 19.
 

A rendering of the new oval and facilities at Great Chief Park where construction is nearly complete. The facility will be known as Setters Place, The City announced Monday
A rendering of the new oval and facilities at Great Chief Park where construction is nearly complete. The facility will be known as Setters Place, The City announced Monday The City of Red Deer

City announces Setters Place at Great Chief Park

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 4, 2017 - 3:28pm Updated: December 4, 2017 - 5:25pm

A long-time Red Deer business is putting their name on one of our city's newest sports facilities. 

The new speed skating oval and other amenities at Great Chief Park will be known as "Setters Place at Great Chief Park."

A young competitor plays pickleball at the club's current home in the Pines neighbourhood.
A young competitor plays pickleball at the club's current home in the Pines neighbourhood. Patrick Galesloot

New pickleball facility a big deal for local club

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 1, 2017 - 4:40pm

At the latest, play will begin at a new pickleball facility in Red Deer in 2019.

That is as long as The City of Red Deer can come up with an appropriate permanent location to put the 20-court project approved during this week’s Capital Budget debate.

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