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Animal Welfare Committee

The Animal Welfare Committee advises Council on projects to improve the welfare of animals in the City of Lethbridge. This includes the management and mitigation of Feral Cat Colonies within the city limits and the spay/neuter program of the No-Kill Animal Association (NOKA).

Below are our programs and how to apply for funding:

Information on the spay and neuter program by the No-Kill Animal Association is available by calling or texting 403-327-6652(NOKA) or by email


The Animal Welfare Committee meets on the third Thursday of the month in person with an option for participants to attend virtually on Microsoft Teams.

Meeting Schedule Agendas Minutes
January 18, 2024 Agenda Minutes
February 15, 2024 Agenda Minutes
March 21, 2024 Agenda Minutes
April 18, 2024 Agenda  
May 16, 2024 Agenda  
June 20, 2024    
September 19, 2024    
October 17, 2024    
November 21, 2024    
December 19, 2024    

Attend a meeting

All meetings are open to the public. If you would like more information about an upcoming meeting, contact or 311.

The Committee may invite external experts to present information on a specific topic. 

Committee members

Name Role Appointment Date Term Expiration

Tammie Belanger

Windy City Canine Rescue March 2022 December 31, 2025

Barb Grodzicky

Lethbridge & District Humane Society January 2020 December 31, 2025

Kimm Grasmeyer

No-Kill Animal Association (NOKA) January 2024 December 31, 2026

Shelbi Gibson

Public Member January 2021 December 31, 2026

Cenz Rossi

Public Member March 2022 December 31, 2024

Deborah Bowden

Public Member January 2020 December 31, 2024
Charlotte Wolters Public Member January 2024 December 31, 2025
Shannon Jarvie Public Member January 2024 December 31, 2025

Terms of reference

Review the Animal Welfare Committee Terms of Reference for more information about the responsibilities and duties of the committee as well as the:

  • Statement
  • Composition and appointments
  • Reporting and evaluation structure

Previous Years Agendas and Minutes

Contact Us

City Hall
910 4 Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 0P6

Phone: 311
or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)


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