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Heart of Our City Committee

Heart of Our City Committee meets in person as well as offering a hybrid meeting format, by utilizing Microsoft TEAMS, for anyone who needs to attend virtually. 

Public participation is welcome in the form of written or verbal submissions, and may request to attend virtually via Microsoft TEAMS. The Committee may invite external experts to present information on a topic before them. 

For information on participation, contact committee@lethbridge.ca

Meetings

Heart of Our City Committee meetings occur monthly, on the second Wednesday of the month, starting at 3:30 p.m.  A special meeting may be called at the request of the Chair or Vice-Chair with 48 hours notice.

Mandate

The Purpose of the Heart of Our City Committee is to champion the Heart of Our City Master Plan as the framework document for revitalization of Lethbridge's urban core. Further, to be the catalyst to Council by providing strategic leadership in accordance with CIty Council's Strategic Plan. This Committee reports to the Civic Works Standing Policy Committee. 


Meeting Schedule

​​Meeting Documents

​January 12, 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​February 9, 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​March 9, 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​April 13, 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​May 11, 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​June 8, 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​July 13, 2022
Cancelled 
August 10, 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​September 14, 2022
Agenda
Minutes
​October 12, 2022
Agenda
​Minutes
​November 9, 2022
​Agenda
​Minutes
​December 14, 2022
​Agenda
​Minutes



General inquiries can be directed to Lethbridge 311. 


Who is on the Committee?

                         Member 

 Appointment Date                          Term Expiration 

​Kevin Brees

Citizen at Large

January 2021
 December 2022

​Kelti Baird

Citizen at Large

​March 2022
​December 2023

Penny Warris

Citizen at Large 

January 2021
December 2022

​Jordan Head 

Indigenous Representative

​April 2018
Reappointed January 2021
​December 2022

​Sheri Kain 

Downtown Business Revitalization Zone

April 2019
At the discretion of DBRZ

​Ken Harvie

Development Industry 

​June 2020 
​December 2022

​Dominika Wojcik

Chamber of Commerce

​January 2022
​At the discretion of the Chamber

Mike Prociw 

Economic Development Lethbridge

January 2022​
​At the discretion of EDL

​Lorien Johansen, Chair

Lethbridge Historical Society 

​January 2018
​At the discretion of LHS

​Tara Gillanders

Allied Arts Council

January 2021
December 2023

​Jackie French

Southern Alberta Ethnic Association

​May 2020
​At the discrestion of SAEA

​Daylyn Smolenski

Citizen at Large

​January 2022 
​December 2023

​Jackie Stambene, Vice-Chair

Tourism Lethbridge

​July 2019
​At the discretion of Tourism Lethbridge

Staff Liasions
Andrew Malcolm, Urban Revitalization Manager
andrew.malcolm@lethbridge.ca

Governing Documents

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference set the mandate, composition and duties of the committee.

 Heart of Our City Master Plan: Executive Summary

"The Master Plan provides the framework to guide future public improvements and private development, to ensure the emergence of just such a coherent, vibrant, and economically vital Downtown."
- Heart of Our City Master Plan 


Annual Reports


Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2019 and 2020

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2017

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2016

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2015

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2014

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2013

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2012

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2011

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2010

Revitalization Committee Year End Report: 2009


Agendas & Minutes - Previous Years


Agendas 2018

Minutes 2018

Agendas 2019

Minutes 2019

Agendas 2020

Minutes 2020

Agendas 2021

Minutes 2021

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.