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Heart of Our City Committee

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. 


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.

COVID-19 NOTICE:  As the pandemic continues, Council's Boards, Committees, and Commissions will be modifying their procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for all attendees. Meetings are still open to the public.

To learn more about how you can attend, contact committee@lethbridge.ca.


Meeting Schedule

​​Meeting Documents

​January 8, 2020
Agenda
​​Minutes
February 12, 2020
Agenda
​​Minutes
​March 11, 2020
​Agenda
​​Minutes
April 8, 2020
Agenda
​​Minutes
​May 1, 2020 - SPECIAL MEETING
​Agenda
​Minutes
May 13, 2020
​Agenda
​​Minutes
June 10, 2020
Agenda
​​Minutes
​July 8, 2020
​Agenda
​​Minutes
​July 30, 2020 - SPECIAL MEETING
​Agenda
Minutes
​August 12, 2020
No Quorum
Agenda

​September 9, 2020
Agenda
Minutes
​October 7, 2020 - SPECIAL MEETING
​Agenda
​Minutes
​October 14, 2020
Agenda
Minutes
​November 18, 2020
Agenda
Minutes
​December 9, 2020
​Agenda
Minutes
​January 13, 2021
​Agenda
​Minutes
​February 10, 2021
Agenda
Minutes
​March 10, 2021
Agenda
Minutes
​April 14, 2021
Agenda
Minutes
May 12, 2021 - RESCHEDULED
​May 19, 2021
Agenda
Minutes
​June 9, 2021
Agenda



For information outside this timeframe, contact the Office of the City Clerk at committee@lethbridge.ca. 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

​Melissa Wiebe

Citizen at Large

​September 2017
​December 2021* 

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

​Vacant

Chamber of Commerce

​June 2019
​At the discretion of the Chamber

Vacant 

Economic Development Lethbridge

​February 2017
​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 
​December 2021* 

​Jackie Stambene, Vice-Chair

Tourism Lethbridge

​July 2019
​At the discretion of Tourism Lethbridge

​Suketu Shah

Citizen at Large

January 2021​
December 31, 2022​

​Staff Liasions


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


Cidnee Lorenz, Planning & Development Services
cidnee.lorenz@lethbridge.ca


*indicates partial term due to mid-year appointment date 


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 from 2019

Minutes from 2019

Agendas from 2018

Minutes from 2018

For agendas or minutes outside of these years, please contact the Office of the City Clerk.