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Downtown Lawlessness Reduction Task Force

The Downtown Lawlessness Reduction Task Force is a sub-committee of the Safety & Social Standing Policy Committee. With the purpose of collaboration on the development of a cross-functional task force that will:

  • Identify the impacts of lawless behaviours on the city,
  • Identify key stakeholders to strategize with,
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to identify solutions,
  • Provide recommended solutions for action, and
  • Consider how the task force can support and/or integrate with existing strategies within the City of Lethbridge


The Downtown Lawlessness Reduction Task Force meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month in person with the option for participants to attend virtually on Microsoft Teams.

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

Committee Members Appointment Date Term Expiration
Blaine Hyggen, Mayor    
John Middleton-Hope, Councillor    
Hunter Heggie, DBRZ    
Sarah Amies, DBRZ    
Matthew McHugh, DBRZ    
Kendal Hachkowski, DBRZ    
Sheri Kain, DBRZ    

Staff Liaison

David Sarsfield, Deputy City Clerk

Agendas and Minutes

To view the Downtown Lawlessness Reduction Task Force agendas and minutes please click here.

Governing Documents

View the Downtown Lawlessness Reduction Task Force terms of reference to learn more about the committee's mandate, guiding principles and more.

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