Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
4, 1974-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD -17 Commerce clinic in city The second set of federal government commerce clinics to be held in Canada will take place today and Thursday at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel in Lethbridge. The clinics are sponsored jointly with the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. Government units represented will be Counsell- ing Assistance for Small Enterprises, the Industrial Development Bank and the departments of manpower Prairie travellers City crews are kept busy at this time of year erecting snow fences against the coming onslaught of winter. In the case above, at 26th Street and Scenic Drive, the crews don't have to worry about the fence a permanent installation. But they will be clearing away all the tumbleweed and other refuse to lessen strain on the structure. Meanwhile, other tumbleweeds coast through the city, leaving residents in a quandary where to dispose of the bristly things. The city takes its tumbleweeds to the sanitary landfill. Council briefs Development bylaw hearing Jan. 13 A public hearing on the downtown development scheme phase two bylaw will be held in city council chambers Jan. 13. Council gave the bylaw first reading Monday and set the date for the hearing The bylaw sets development guidelines for the downtown area west of 5th Street S between 1st and 4th Avenues. It's cheaper to grow your own trees, shrubs and bedding plants, that is. City council accepted this reasoning Monday and approved expenditure of 000 for a new city greenhouse and nursery near the new city dog pound at 26th Avenue N. west of 13th Street. Bob Bartlett, city communi- ty services director, told council it may also be possible to re locate the old city greenhouse from its site near the Gait Museum through a winter works grant, giving the city a twin greenhouse facility Mr. Bartlett said it has become difficult to acquire large trees for planting in the city Last year the city was about 200 trees short, and this year they'll be even harder to obtain, he said Development of the city nursery would help relieve this problem, he said. Distinguished visitors to the city will be presented Canada Winter Games silvT coins, city council decided Monday. Council approved a resolu- tion from Aid. Bill Kergan that the city purchase 15 of the coins to be given by the mayor at his discretion Also approved Monday was an order of one inch diameter lapel pins to be presented to Games athletes by the city. The pins at each are highlighted in gold with satin finish and will be ordered from Pressed Metal Products Ltd. of Vancouver. City council ruled Monday that Premier Homes Ltd. should be denied a rezoning application for its riverbot- tom sales location. The firm had asked that its temporary sales location on Highway 3A in the nverbot- tom be re-oned commercial to allow it to adequately carry on a business of mobile home sales and service The application was denied pending passing of the river valley development bylaw. CITY OF LETHBRIDGE The Highway Traffic By-law of the City of Lethbridge was recently amended which restricts any person from operating a heavy vehicle (as defined in the amending By-law) on a highway in the City other than which is designated as a truck route and as shown on the sketch plan. CITY OF LETHBRIDGE TRUCK ROUTES 26 flVE ffl 9 AVE N L AVF N 1 A copy of the amending By-law No. 3231 may be acquired or perused at the office of the City Clerk In the City Hall during the normal office hogr8' John Gerla, City Clerk Two men bound over for trial in thefts Trial will be held Jan. 8 for two Lethbridge men charged with possession of stolen property in connection with the theft of almost worth of television sets in August and September. Felluccis Potocnjak, 1311 1st Ave N., and Michael Duane Emard, 23, of Lethbridge, were committed for trial on evidence heard at preliminary hearings held in November Two other men, Lucian Pizzingrilli and Frederick James Jaworsky, charged with possession of stolen property in connection with the same thefts, will appear in provincial court Dec. 6 for their preliminary hearings. and immigration, supply and services, Indian affairs and northern development, national revenue, and in- dustry, trade and commerce. Services available to business from each depart- ment were outlined earlier today. Private interviews with government representatives' will run from p m to 5 p.m. today, and all day Thursday. They may be arranged through Chamber General Manager Michael Sutherland. Farm fire costs A fire on a farm in the Coalhurst district Saturday caused about damage, the Lethbridge fire depart- ment says A heat lamp in a pump house on the Russel Clifton farm started the fire which damaged the pump house, a fence and a straw pile. The damage was covered by in- surance. YAMAHA ORGANS New and Used I COLLEGE MALL Phone 328-3694 I STILL SELLING FOR LESS STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd St. S. 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