The City’s Snow Storage Site will be closed effective 11 a.m. Saturday, February 18 due to warmer temperatures creating unsafe conditions for operators, contractors and vehicles.
Schedule of City services for Family Day - Monday, February 20
The weather is unseasonably warm for February and early signs of spring are appearing. City crews are busy managing this early thaw while being winter-ready until the ‘real’ spring arrives. We can remain optimistic.
Regina City Council approved the City’s $437 million 2017 General Operating Budget with a 2.99 mill rate increase plus the continuing 1% investment dedicated to renew residential roads.
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Tuesday, February 14 as crews will be at the following locations repairing water leaks:
The spark that led to the creation of Confederation Park 90 years ago is being reignited as students across Regina and local artists gather today to create artwork for the park when it opens later this year.
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Friday, February 10 as crews will be doing repairs at the following locations:
MX-Mixed Residential Business is a transitional zone between the Downtown and residential neighbourhoods which provides for an appropriate mix of commercial and residential land uses. The exception will permit an existing commercial building to be reused.
The amendment of MX-Mixed Residential Business will permit the re-use of an existing commercial building on the property for a Humanitarian Service Facility.
Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning that covers the Regina area. The cold temperatures are combining with winds of up to 20 km/h to generate wind chill values below minus 40 this morning. Exposed skin freezes in about 5-10 minutes at these values.
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Wednesday, February 8 as crews will be repairing a water main break on Elphinstone Street between College Avenue and 17th Avenue.**This work has been cancelled due to extreme windchill.
Building permits issued in the first month of 2017 show strong indications of growth in Regina's economy. Commercial building permits in January were valued at more than $15.2 million, up from $7.5 million in 2016. Total building permits reached $27.9 million.
Starting mid-February, construction will begin on the addition of a third sewage force main, from the McCarthy Boulevard Pumping Station to the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Starting Monday, February 6, pedestrians will not be able to use the Deshaye Pedestrian Bridge over the south storm channel located west of the Retallack-Rae Street intersection.
Regina Fire & Protective Services is investigating a fatal house fire that claimed the life of one person. The other occupants were able to evacuate. One was transferred to hospital for treatment.