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City Council Highlights

​​Welcome to City Council Highlights, a concise digest of newsworthy decisions and issues from City Council meetings. CLICK ON A DATE TO VIEW HIGHLIGHTS. 

Most Recent Council Meeting


October 10, 2017

  • City Council receives notice of retirement from City Manager

Previous City Council Meetings


September 25, 2017

  • Council provides letter of support to regional pathway project
  • Agreement approved for the Lethbridge YMCA to operate ATB Centre-Phase 2
  • Council approves Legion request for temporary, ceremonial street renaming

September 11, 2017

  • City to help with cost of Lethbridge College's 60th anniversary event
  • Monument approved honouring link with RCAF 429 Squadron 

​​​​​August 28, 2017

  • Council reaffirms support for Combative Sports Commission stance
  • Council approves funding request to host Mackenzie Tour PGA events
  • Update on Downtown Parking Meter Replacement project
  • River Valley Parks Master Plan adopted by City Council
  • Proposed Transit Master Plan referred for further discussion in early 2018

August 14, 2017

  • Council supports request to restore provincial funding for Lethbridge Housing Authority

July 31, 2017

  • Council votes to sweeten downtown redevelopment incentive

July 17, 2017

  • Council adopts Cycling Master Plan
  • Transit Master Plan presented to City Council
  • Funding approved to expand cleanup of needles & other drug-related debris 
  • Funding boosted to meet demand for downtown housing incentive
  • City becomes sole landowner of major downtown property

June 19, 2017

  • Bylaw change coming to allow Transportation Network Companies to operate in Lethbridge
  • Agreement reached with ACCESS-A-Ride staff
  • Reconciliation Implementation Plan presented to Council
  • Public art commissioned for display in Saint-Laurent
  • 2018-2027 Capital Improvement Program officially approved
  • City and County to pursue new joint governance for Lethbridge Airport
  • Council votes against putting curbside recycling to plebiscite in 2017 election
  • Key to the City presented to former Hurricanes captain Tyler Wong
  • Rainbow & transgender crosswalks approved, Pride Fest to pay costs
  • Business recycling 2016 report presented to Council
  • 2017 property tax rates approved
  • Board structure approved for new single tourism entity
  • 2015-2018 downtown housing incentive program fully subscribed
  • Council updated on mobility improvements
  • New addressing requirements approved
  • 2016 Annual Report approved
  • Decision postponed on request for permanent rainbow and transgender crosswalks
  • Uber seeks bylaw amendments for ridesharing
  • Transit to work with U of L  and student union to develop UPASS
  • Dates, locations and hours set for 2017 municipal election
  • Council ratifies new collective agreements with police associations
  • Lethbridge is taking a run at hosting the 2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games
  • Galt Gardens Master Plan presented to City Council
  • Council briefed on successful mission to Asia
  • 2016 Tour of Alberta Committee reports event was a success
  • Funding extended for Rent Supplement Program

February 13, 2017

  • Fee assistance program helps 1,000+ recipients in its first full year

January 30, 2017

  • Lethbridge Police Service budget request approved
  • City receives full value on remaining $22.3-million in ABCP replacement notes
  • Historic Resource designations approved for two downtown buildings
  • Council commits $15,000 to help host 2017 W. Canadian U-16 Football Championships
  • City to seek provincial grant funding for planning & design of 62 Ave N
  • 150 trees to be designated & planted in major parks in 2017 to mark Canada's 150th birthday

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