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City Council Highlights - April 16, 2018

Council approves request for $160K toward hosting 2020 Canada Wide Science Fair

City Council members unanimously approved a request from the University of Lethbridge for $160,000 toward the cost of hosting the 2020 Canada Wide Science Fair in Lethbridge. The funding will be a draw on the Municipal Revenue Stabilization Reserve one-time allocations amount from the 2015-2018 operating budget surpluses.

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How Council Voted

Resolution In Favour Opposed
To approve the request from the Youth Outreach Director of the University of Lethbridge for $160,000 toward hosting the 2020 Canada Wide Science Fair, funded from a draw on the MRSR one-time allocations from the 2015-2018 operating budget surpluses.
CARRIED

M. Campbell
J. Carlson
J. Coffman
B. Crowson
B. Hyggen
R. Miyashiro
R. Parker
C. Spearman

None
Absent: J. Mauro

Council considers community meeting on local implications of cannabis legalization

A proposed resolution to host a community meeting on cannabis legalization has been referred to City Council's Open and Effective Government Committee. The committee is to report back to Council by May 14 with recommendations regarding the format and logistics of hosting such a meeting in late June in order to share information on the implications for the City as well as to hear from Lethbridge residents about cannabis legalization.

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