The city’s next 10-year capital budget will aim to fulfill City Council’s commitment to taking care of existing community facilities while also committing nearly $55 million for construction of a major new aquatics centre by 2017.
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Eight in 10 Lethbridge residents support a residential curbside recycling program, but nearly half aren’t aware that such services are already offered locally by private companies, according to survey results presented to City Council.
Planning for future neighbourhoods in southeast Lethbridge will begin now that City Council has approved funding for the development of a new area structure plan.
Average single-family property tax bill to increase to meet City budget and provincial education tax requirements
The property tax bill for an average single-family home in Lethbridge will go up by $43 this year. City Council implemented this previously-approved tax increase by approving a new tax bylaw, as required each year under provincial law.
Lethbridge will join 150 Albertan communities in recognizing the contributions of its volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 21-27.
This year's theme, "Volunteers Cast A Beautiful Shadow," sets the stage for local and national organizations to applaud the efforts of volunteers, and encourages others to get involved in strengthening their communities.
The City of Lethbridge finished 2012 on solid financial footing, according to an unaudited Year End Financial Report presented today to the City Council members meeting as Finance Committee.
The former downtown fire hall will become the new home of the Southern Alberta Ethnic Association under a revised capital project plan approved by City Council.
The new home for arts in Lethbridge officially has a name. City Council has approved a recommendation that the new downtown community arts centre be named CASA, based on the Latin term for home.
Lethbridge City Council has approved the purchase of five low-emission diesel transit buses to replace five aging buses coming due for retirement from service.
General Manager of Exhibition Park, Rudy Friesen has provided an update on the redevelopment plans for Exhibition Park.
The update outlines the work completed to date by the Joint Committee (JC) which is made up of members from Exhibition Park Board of Directors, City Council, and a member from the Chamber of Commerce, County of Lethbridge and member at large. The JC was formed in 2009 to specifically examine redevelopment.
The City of Lethbridge in partnership with the Allied Arts Council and the University of Lethbridge is encouraging the public to participate in submitting names for the new Community Arts Centre building. The Community Arts Centre is scheduled to open its doors to the public in May 2013 and will serve as a gathering place for the arts community in Lethbridge.
Lethbridge City Council approved an $11 million tender for paving and other surface works for the Scenic Drive North extension project.
Lethbridge City Council approved an increase to the base salaries of Council members to bring them in line with the average of city council remuneration in other mid-sized Alberta municipalities.
City Council approved the selection of an architectural design team for the Crossings Ice Complex – a twin-ice arena and curling centre to be built in West Lethbridge.
QYA Group 2 Architecture Interior Design of Calgary in association with Ferrari Westwood Babits Architects of Lethbridge, has been awarded a $2.1 million design contract based on being the highest evaluated proponent. A total of 11 proposals were submitted for the design work, and the successful proponent was among three who were short listed. The design cost is included in the project's overall $41.35 million budget.
Lethbridge City Council will debate a proposed increase to the base salaries of Council members after a recent review found that council remuneration in Lethbridge has fallen behind the average of other Alberta mid-sized municipalities.