The Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant was shutdown at 9:45 last night due to a power failure caused by the storm. The plant could not treat or pump water until SaskPower restored the electrical supply at approximately 9:30 this morning. During the temporary shutdown, the City of Regina used our wells and reservoirs to supply water for the city.
City Manager Glen Davies has appointed Brent Sjoberg to head the business unit that will lead the redevelopment of 53 acres of land in Regina's inner city.
With a potential Canada Post strike set for Thursday, June 2 at 11:59 p.m., the City of Regina has developed a plan to help direct the public on how to make payments for water bills, parking tickets and property taxes. If there is a Canada Post strike, the City of Regina encourages you to use any of these alternative payment options:
The City has increased its efforts to ensure citizens can enjoy the new City Square plaza space on 12th Avenue later this summer.
For the first time in decades, Regina citizens will have the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the city's highest-level plan.
Mayor Pat Fiacco has proclaimed the week of May 15-21 National Public Works Week in Regina. To celebrate, the public is invited to attend the city's annual Public Works Open House.
Today's kick-off event for Crime Prevention Week 2011 showcased the City of Regina's Graffiti Management Program and introduced a pilot project to reduce graffiti in Regina's downtown. Mayor Pat Fiacco, Police Chief Troy Hagen and John Hopkins, Chief Executive Officer, Regina & District Chamber of Commerce addressed attendees, many of whom represented the local business community.
Regina Fire and Protective Services, the Coroners Office, the Regina Police Service, and the Office of the Fire Commissioner conducted and concluded their investigations of the fire this morning at a house on Broad Street.
Regina Fire and Protective Services concluded an investigation into a garage fire in south Regina. Crews responded to the fire at approximately 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening, on arrival fire crews found a fire within a detached garage on Taggart Place. The fire was quickly controlled and extinguished. No other buildings were damaged.
Regina's population has grown rapidly since the last census. Now that it's time for Canada's 2011 census, it's important for Regina residents to support our community by filling out their surveys.