Lethbridge residents and motorists may recall the traffic incident in June this year that resulted in Whoop-Up Drive coming to a standstill for several hours. The incident provided City staff the opportunity to conduct a substantial review of the Whoop-Up Drive Emergency Traffic Protocol. A revised protocol has now been approved and activated by the City Manager to provide an enhanced response in the event of an incident.
Following an item in last year’s Operating Budget which proposed parking fine increases, public concern led City Council to direct administration to form a working engagement group with local businesses to find other possible options.
If you’ve been looking for the final push to drop off those remaining fall yard waste bags, here it is. Sunday, November 19 is the final day the three City yard waste sites will be open this year. The sites will be closed for the season Monday, November 20.
Residents in Lethbridge have experienced everything from snowstorms in September to 15-degree days in December. The northern Alberta fires this year showed just how costly mother nature can be to communities, livelihoods and municipal infrastructure.
Lethbridge City Council will convene as Economic and Finance Standing Policy Committee beginning Tuesday, November 14, for an overview of the current economic conditions and the impact they have on the City’s financial position and resources.
For the general benefit of the community, municipalities across the country, including here in Alberta, have taken specific steps to incentivize the development of new childcare spaces. At its meeting Tuesday, Lethbridge City Council voted to direct Administration to complete a childcare needs assessment.
Changes to the Standing Policy Committees (SPC) will begin this week and the 2024 Council and SPC meeting calendar is set. At its annual Organizational Meeting on Tuesday, Lethbridge City Council also voted to confirm administration appointments to its Boards, Commissions and Committees (BCC), as well as to officially rescind the Ward Boundary Commission Bylaw.
Applications are now open once again for the City of Lethbridge's Clean Energy Improvement Program (CEIP), which will provide homeowners with a financial tool to support energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades to their properties.