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Council Highlights Oct 31, 2016

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Let it Shine On music festival

The University of Lethbridge presented their plans for the Let it Shine On Music Festival planned for September 2017 as a celebration of the U of L's 50th Anniversary. They requested $120,000 from the City's Major Events Hosting Grant to help fund the event being held at the Community Stadium.

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How Council Voted

Resolution In Favour Opposed

Prior to a vote being called to approve the funding, a resolution to postpone the matter to the November 14, 2016, City Council Meeting was put forward.

J. Carlson
J. Coffman
L. Iwaskiw
J. Mauro
B. Mearns
R. Parker

R. Miyashiro
C. Spearman

Absent: B. Hyggen

Stafford Drive North re-zoning

A public hearing was held on October 17 around the rezoning of land on Stafford Dr. N. to allow for the development of a multi-residential unit. The proposed land use amendment would reclassify three parcels of land totaling 1.16ha (2.88 acres) to allow for the creation of a 48 unit development. The development will include two-story townhouse condominium units with a front attached garage and private driveway.

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How Council Voted

Resolution In Favour Opposed

Approval of bylaw 6013 to change the classification of 1606, 1610 and 1616 Stafford Drive North from Low Density Residential (R-L) to Direct Control (DC).

J. Carlson
J. Coffman
L. Iwaskiw
R. Miyashiro
C. Spearman

None

Absent: B. Hyggen

Left Council Chambers because they were not in attendance for the Public Hearing: J. Mauro,
B. Mearns, R. Parker