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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta April 10, THf LfTHMKWI HCtAlD 21 Parks Bulging At Seams Albertans Heeding Call Of The Great Outdoors EDMONTON (CP) More and more year, Alber- tans are heeding the rail of the great outdoors. Last year more than persons used the fa- cilities of 46 provincial parks, and that doesn't include 114 managed by the de- partaeBt of highways. Just 10 years ago, only people used park grounds. "We are finding it difficult to keep up with said W. T. Galliver, adminis- trative director of the Alberta parks division. "There has been a consider- able increase in campsite con- struction. But we are lim- PUBLIC NOTICES TENDER Furniture ind ReUIed Eqjipnxfit Staled lenders will be received by iht Secretary-Treasurer, Mr. V. AV Crum- ley. cf the Lethbndgt School District1 No 51 al 433 ISIh Street South, U.htwidgf, Alberta for the supply cf furniture and related equipment until P-M-.cn Thursday. April X, 1970. For further Information awl specific- atiwu concerning above contact NJ. M. V. Crumtey, Secretary-Trea- surer at the address. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS In the Estate of JOHN G. PUR- NELL, lale of Cardston, Alberta, tvho died on the 7th day of January, WTO. TAKE NOTICE Hut all persons lav- ino claims upon the estate of the above named musl with the undersran- ed by the day of May, WO, a full statement of [heir claims and of sec- urities held by them. Executor ot the Estate of John G. Purnell, deceased. JAY C. PURNELL 7332 "B" Avenue, Edmonton 13, Alberta. TENDER Sealed tenders will be accepted by the undersigned until 3 P.M. April 29, 1m, to supply the following chemicals: M btS. of o. Esther low volatile 15 gallon cans H ot. Esther tow volatile 34 1 gallon cam Malathion with livestock label "It caws cf coral Delivery still! be made later than May isth, 1170. The Agriculture Com- mittee reserves the privilege of order- ing additional quantities at the tender price. The lowest or any lender not necessarily accepted. D. M. Holla-Jay Secretary-Treasurer County- of Warner No. S Warner, Alberta ited by cur budget as to how much Ve can do in a year." Prior to the trailer-popular- ity boom of the '60s, campsite development was a piecemeal affair. But demands resulted in the provincial government reviewing construction plans, Mr. Galliver said. DEMAND IS RISING "The result has been that now we are working toward the standardization cf parks and campsites for each partic- ular use wilderness, rus- tic or bigily developed. "We are caught between two ideas. There are those campers who like a rustic- lype environment, while there are the more sophisticated trailer-tewing travellers who like water and sewage disposal." He said the Utter group had resulted in great pressure on campsites where such conven- iences are provided, such as Cypress Hills in southern Al- berta adjacent to the Saskat cbewan border, Wabamun, 30 miles west of Edmonton, ar.d Bow Valley near Banff. And witi increased yearly trailer sales, the demand for more services has increased propcrtioEately, he said: "There is a swing to the pri- vate developer. This move will be welcomed by the gov eminent to relieve pressure overcrowdijrg and over-use in provincial parks and camp- sites. "There are few private campsites in Alberta yd, bu a United States organization has been formed, Oarcp grounds of America, whic will enter the field and proba- ly spread into Canada. "But for the lime being, are eliminating and rtfining some of our older park? and lampgrouEds and new Ueili- ies will be started from a basic concept." CONFORM TO PLAN Under recently adopted system, a master plan fa- each proposed campate wouH include a site analysis; deter- mination of use, whether for overnight or holiday parking; wilderness, or higHy devel- oped. From this plan, the ment would introduce certain features each year until the site conformed to ttat matte- plan. The rapid increase of trailer use and projected future in- creases will require a (rater number of weU-deveinped sites, Mr. GaHiver said. In the early 'Ms only M per cent of campers used trailers, compared with an estimated 70 per cent now. The tread has resulted in in- creased campsite construction and maintenance costs. And we "can't get away from higher campers' fees needed to improve and maintain facil- ities." "There may have to be entrance fees imposed on campers entering provincial perks to offset oasis, but we are only corftemplatinr the move at present. "Entrance fees would mora fairly distribute revenue be- tween UK overnight camper and the day picnicker. Camp- ers now pay a night. while the day picnicker pays nothing." PUBLIC NOTICE TENDERS Seated tenders will be received by the until P.M. Mon- day April 2M, for Ditsel Fuel to be delivered as recfjired anywhere within the County and No. J Grade -Tiucfc Gasoline to be delivered to the 'Foremost and Bow Island Public Worts Shoos. The .effective date for successfv tender 1o be from Vay 1st, and for a one (1) year period. The estimated requirements ire 1X.OOO gallons Diesel Fuel and 50.090 gallons No. 1 Grade Gasoline. Envelopes to be clearly marked Tenders on Fuel." Fcx further details contact Munici- pal Supervisor, Mr. Heck, Fore- most. 1' The lowest or any tender not neces- sarily accepted. Roy R. Wallman. Secretary-Treasurer, of Forty Mile No. I Foremost, PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given In accordance witt) The. provisions of the Municipal Taxation Act end of By-Law No. 2732 of the City of Lethbridge that the City proposes to undertake Ihe works I Wed, both petitioned and Initiated, as Focal payment to be made. In accordance w'rth rhe terms set lorth In the indicaled local Irr-provement. Unless the malcritv of the owners ef the lands that may be assessed mere- fore, representing at [east one f.alf in value thereof, petition the Council against the initiated local improvements within twenty-one days after first publication of this notice, the local Improvements tray be undertaken and tne cost thereof issessed by rhe system of assessment set forth in this notice. PETITIONED LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS Frem Te Fronting Let 3 IT most Westerly of Lot 4 plan 29M J. K. 2llh SI. N. 5th Ave. H. Southerly SV A. SIDEWALK PatitiM He. Loufien SW-NL-1 S. Side 5th Ave. N. B. CURB AND GUTTER SW-NL-l S. Side. 5tt> Ave. N. SW-NL-I E. Side 51. N. C. ASPHALT LANE PAVING PetitiM Ne. Elock us, Plan XX Block, 17th Street "C" llfti St. N. Block in. Plan m Block, nth St. IJth St. "A" K. Plans WOY, U73FN, (41GL, 3T7'P, HC Block, INK Street and WOWS, fllk. a, Plan UW-H1, 7, Plan 1SCO and istti Avenue South. ___ Block S, Plan GA, 100 Block, IJtt, JOfh Street LP-NL-3 LP-NL-4 LP-SL-M LP-SL-30 LP-SL-31 .PROVINCE OF ALBERTA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORT MAINTENANCE BRANCH SEALED TENDERS wilt be received by the-undersigned up to o'clock standard Time on Friday, April 24th, 1970, for the construction cf the follow- ir.g v.crk: Project: Improvement District No. 72, Manning Area, Gravel Crushing and Stock- piling is.toj cubic yards. Contracts and Specifications may be obtained at the Oflice of the Chief Maintenance Engineer, Highways Build- ing, Edmonlgn, Alberta, rhe Office of the District Engineer, 17C7 Street N.W., Ca'gary, Alberta, and the Office of the District Engineer, Administra- tion Building, Lethbridge, Alberta, and wjil be only fo individuals domiciled, registered and operating In the Province of Alberta, or to partner- ships or corporations registered and operating fn and who have established a fixed place cf business In Ihe Prov- ince cf Alberta. A deposit of Twenty- five Debars (S7500) will be required for each of the Contract and Specifications taken. Each bid must be accompanied by a nrarked cheque or bond equal to te of the Tender. Ten- ders will be opened In public. The lowest or any Tender net necessarily accepted. L. H. MoVjnus, Deputy Minister of Highways and Transport. ________ A33 LP-SL-I2 LP.SL.3J LP-SL-1 LP-SL-! LP-NL-1 LP-NL-3 LP-SL-3 LP.NL-3 LP-SL-I LR.NL-I LP-SL-7 Block 9, Plan J717 US, Block; ISth Ave. and IBh Ave. S. Block Plan 1100 Block, Tttti St. "A" ft Mh SI. S. Block o. Plan HK, 7744-HO, 7100 Stock, leth Avenue CM, 300 Block, 77IK St. Mtl St. South Plan Block, Stafford Drive ft 10th St. N. Block I, Plan 745 J FS, 5th Avenue, to 5th Avenva "A on ?2r7GO, 1700 Ave. i wi 'sss-i's aa iur jrtMsT: Block, 13th SI. Iffll St. toujh. Black. Plan X3S3.S, TO Block, llth St. I ITttl SI. Souftl Block Plan THKtO, m Bloct of Mayor Magrath Drive. INITIATED LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS SIDEWALK S. Side IHh Ave. S. S. Side Sth Ave. N. East Side M. M. Drive 5. Side 12th Ave. S. CURB AND GUTTER UcatkM N. Side 3rd Ave. ''A" N. S. Side 3rd Ave. "A" N. N. Sice 2nd Ave. S. S. Side Tnd Ave. S. E. Skfe Tith SI. S. Frem Scenic Dr. Stafford Dr- 15th Ave. S. 43rd St. S. Freir, 17th St. N. 17lh St. N. Jlh SI. S. 3rd Ave. S. Iffll Ave. S. Easterly 206' Easterly to lam NA- Henderson Lake Boulevard Westerly W llth St. N. St. N. Westerly 725'