Municipal

What are some of the Most Important Things Happening in Lethbridge?

Now that Lethbridge is a city of more than 100,000 inhabitants, there are some perceived “big city” problems that go along with it.

Should Backyard Hens be allowed within Lethbridge City Limits?

On September 17, 2018, City Council was asked to consider a one year pilot project for the keeping of up to 4 egg-laying hens on urban properties with suitable yard space.

Lethbridge has a detailed dog bylaw: How about cats?

Many municipalities and cities across Canada have detailed dog and cat bylaws, including spay and neutering programs. Arguable, there are many benefits to licensing cats and dogs with Animal & Bylaw Services.

Lethbridge's Strategic Plan: What are the Costs and Benefits of Growth?

The current Lethbridge City Council was elected to serve a four-year term in October 2013. Although much of the effort of City Council is focused on day-to-day, week-to-week governance matters, Council also recognizes that they are largely responsible for the direction of development in the community.

Funding Alberta's Municipalities

As Alberta’s population continues to go up, the quality of life in many of its towns and cities is going down.

LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC FINANCES: A Culture of Accountability at City Hall

Are the municipal taxes we pay on our property and our electricity bills too high? Do our elected representatives at City Hall exercise due diligence over expenditure and investments?