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Governance Standing Policy Committee

COVID-19 NOTICE: As the pandemic continues, the Governance SPC is committed to maintaining social and physical distancing. As such, meetings will have virtual and physical participation. 

Public participation is welcome in the form of written or verbal submissions. The Committee may invite external experts to present information on a topic before them. For information on participation, contact


Meets monthly, fourth Thursday of the month, or as per the Council Calendar. Meetings may be cancelled, or date/time revised by vote of the Committee or Council. 


For information outside the scheduled meeting time, contact the Office of the City Clerk at 

General inquiries can be directed to Lethbridge 311. 

Feedback Options for SPC Topics

 Online submission

  Written comments can be dropped off to the City Clerk’s Office on the 2nd floor of City Hall.

Contact the City Clerk's Office to request the following:

 Make an online presentation at the meeting (limit 5 mins.)

 Send a Recorded Voice presentation (limit 5 mins.)



The Governance Standing Policy Committee assists Council in fulfilling its responsibilities relating to legislation and governance practices and frameworks by planning, developing and implementing strategies to ensure the City of Lethbridge functions in an effective and efficient manner to support Council's intentions, directions and expected outcomes. This includes items emanating from the Committees that report to it. 

Who is on the Committee?

Committee Member

Date of Appointment

​Term Expiration

​Jeff Carlson

​January 1, 2021

Organizational Meeting 2021

Jeff Coffman

​January 1, 2021

​Organizational Meeting 2021

​Belinda Crowson

​January 1, 2021

Organizational Meeting 2021

​Joe Mauro

​January 1, 2021

Organizational Meeting 2021

​Staff Liaison

Ryan Westerson, Legislative Services Manager

Governing Documents


Boards, Commissions and Committees Reporting to the 

Governance Standing Policy Committee: 

​The City of Lethbridge acknowledges that we are gathered on the lands of the Blackfoot people of the Canadian Plains and pays respect to the Blackfoot people past, present and future while recognizing and respecting their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land.  The City of Lethbridge is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.