About the Heart of our City Initiative
The Heart of our City is part of the long-term project to revitalize Downtown Lethbridge. Successful downtowns accommodate a range of commercial, cultural, residential, and recreational activities; they are vibrant and prestigious destinations, attracting businesses, residents, and tourists; and they provide a high level of amenity and economic opportunity for the community at large.
The Board typically meets in the City Council Chambers, Main Floor, City Hall on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. For more information regarding the Heart of the City committee,
Join the Celebration
Award recipients will be recognized at the first ever Celebrate Downtown event on April 6th, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at CASA (located at 230 8th St. S., Lethbridge).
Event Registration is now
for a copy of the 'Save-the-Date'!
A list of the nominees is available here
Activity GrantPart of Downtown revitalization is making sure Downtown is exciting and vibrant. In recognition of that, the Heart of Our City Committee has created the
Heart of Our City Activity Grant. The purpose of the Grant is to provide City of Lethbridge funds to help Lethbridge organizations host events that contribute to downtown vibrancy and attract audiences to the Heart of the City. Housing Incentive ProgramThe Heart of our City Housing Program is intended to incentivize the creation of new market based housing units in Downtown Lethbridge which will, in turn, increase the downtown population.Targeted Redevelopment Incentive Policy
The Targeted Redevelopment Incentive Policy (TRIP) is a municipal tax cancellation policy intended to promote large scale projects involving the construction of new commercial, office, retail, and mixed use buildings in the downtown core.
Planning & Development
Key Contact: George Kuhl, Downtown Revitalization Manager: 403 320 3926