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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Match 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HEftAlD 19 Strong protest by city on freezing of grants City council Monday unani mously endorsed a resolution to strongly protest the ac tion of the provincial govern ment in freezing municipal grants from oil and gas royal ties at Recycling fluid request is tabled The matter of city support for a Pollution ControlSouth ern Alberta sponsoicd re cycling campaign in the city was tabled by city council Mon day for further discussions be tween the sponsors and the city The group had asked for to aid in advertising and help from the city in supplying storage depots and in picking up refuse from Nutting expressed some doubts about whether the cam paign as it had been outlined was actually concerned with recycling or simply pollution Alderman Vera Ferguson said that in any event the cam paign would give some indica tion of how many people in the city were really concerned with pollution PCSA plans to pile the col lected refuse in separate piles at the sanitary landfill in an effort to show what is re cyclable and what is destined to be ploughed with no hope of The campaign is to end with a rally in Henderson Park on the May 24 More toward camp sites in valley An initial step toward ap proval of two sites for camping facilities in the river valley was taken by city council Mon Council passed a motion by Alderman Chichester that authorizes the preparation of a zoning bylaw amendment to rezone the two land parcels for such The specific type of tourist accommodation that would be permitted was not spelled out this is to be ironed out The two sites are located on either side of the Oldman north of the Highway 3 traffic It also pledged support of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association in its efforts to stop the A delegation will be sent to an April 1 meeting in Edmonton of the AUMA to plan further action and to present a brief to the provincial Five aldermen said they would make every attempt to attend the Alderman Vaughan Hem broff said the freeze was an other example of the arro gance of the provincial government and that the citys protest should be registered with the Mayor Andy Anderson said any action should be taken through the which would present a united front to the Esthetic bylaw turned down A zoning bylaw amendment that would have given the Mun icipal Planning Commission in creased discretionary powers regarding the esthetic quality of projects and tigher control over factory fabricated houses was defeated by city council Monday on third The zoning bylaw already gives the MFC the right to re fuse an application if it is felt to be incompatible with the surrounding The defeated revision would have allowed the commission to look at all aspects of design rather than just the exterior and to consid er location of the The short debate as i it had on whether individuals could make depend able and consistent judgments on esthetic considerations The regulations for factory fabricated housing were design ed to ensure that isolated houses consistent with the quality of he neighborhood and that large developments had sufficient Water system to be analysed An analysis of the citys water distribution system and treat ment plant is to be done by Associated Engineering Ser vices City council Monday author ized the contract at a cost within the budgeted Construction of a reservoir in the northeast part of the city is to be delayed until the analy sis is The financial loss to the city because of the provinces ac tion has been given as to The AUMA esti mates all municipalities stand to lose a total of this year and million next It was a long session City council may have set some kind of record Monday for the number of adjourn ment motions that we re voted Council members sat in closed session from 6 to 8 discussing the west They went into the regular 8 session with out a break not counting some quick leg stretching and At 11 Alderman Vera Ferguson commented that the aldermen were getting a trifle punchy1 and might function better another But no suitable day could be agreed Adjournment motions at and were also dis At a motion os tensibly signed by Vaughan Hembroff was It had actually been signed by city clerk John Gerla to expedite By the time the vote was called several aldermen were already out the Whoopup flag made official for Lethbridge City council Monday passed a resolution authorizing the of ficial adoption of the For WhoopUp flag as a city The flag was first suggestet by the Lethbridge Historical Society in It is a replica of the flag flown at Fort which operated asa whiskey trading post between 1868 and Alderman Chichester felt the flag was too Amen can and not dignified enough Joe Balla also opposed thi adoption of the flag Support came from Deput Mayor Rex who said thi city could get a lot of mile age out of He noted the flags historical significance and the fact that it was unique to the Volunteers being sought for recycling campaign About 20 people gathered teers for a number of jobs in Monday night to discuss the next stages hi the Pollution Control Southern Alberta refuse recycling program set for The group is seeking volun Uie which is design ed to acquaint Lethbridge resi dents with the various means of and with the quantities of garbage which can be recycled used again Appeal board members likely named this week Names of the two Taber one of 30 in the is Vauxhall members of lie new i expected to meet a few times Letftbridge region public assisj each month to consider ap tance appeal board will not be j released until the end of ths i All members mil serve on a according to an official of the provincial social devel opment Three of the committees five regular plus one alj ternate are from Their names were released last week by Ray social development The once all members have been is to begin hearing appeals into charges of abuses of nublic as The department official said Monday cabinet approval of the two district names has been held up by the current contro versy in the legislature over a cabinet ministers mention of a citirens fin a n c i a 1 back The new appeal volunteer basis and will re ceive only compensation for in cidental expenses pertaining to their committee work Beny art featured The art of Roloff Beny was featured last month in Can ada New at celebrations for Canadas Flag About persons at tended the Included in Benys ex hibition were copies of his pho tography hooks on Canada and Cey Bottles can be refilled crushed and melted down to be made into more bottles or oth er products metal bottle aluminum foil and sini liar products can be meltec down for and other pur poses paper can be ground chemically treated and made into blank paper again Shirley chairman of PCSAs recycling plans to involve schools and school service busi nesses and businessmen and as many other people as pos Mrs Wilson told the meeting she will soon need volunteers to man the groups office at 328 6th and telephone 328 to arrange pickups of sorted garbage from city resi dents homes and for a num ber of other jobs including sale of special recycling Households are being urged by the committee to start sort ing their garbage into separate piles or plastic bags of cans with both ends cut out they can easily be flattened and other paper and other CADET NEWS The Navy League Wrenette Corps 26 Commander Jerome will parade tonight at aboard ship at 10th and 17th New recruits who wish to join the corps arc welcome to attend the Girls must be 13 to 18 Chamber dinner tonight THE BETTER TO BE SEEN The new light bar on one of the Lethbridge police cars is designed to make the cor more The roofmounted siren and chrome bar represent a major savings of tax dol The old singlemount light in the middle of the roof meant a large hole had to be punched in the roof for mounting the siren had to be mounted in the engine well under the The new light bar and siren simply clamp on the roof and may be easily transferred from car to car as new vehicles are purchased no mere holes need be drilled or punched making the used police cruisers easier to sell and giving them a higher tradein Claude economist and associate editor of the Montreal paper Le will address the 82nd Annual Dir ner of the Lethbridge Chamber i of Commerce in the El Rancho Convention Centre tonight at 7 i Lemelin i s substituting for the originally scheduled speaker Claude editor o the who was forced to cancel due to Lemelin has worked with Quebec Premier Robert Boursssa on the Quebec Com mission of Enquiry for Taxa tion and as an economic cor respondent for the CBC French Wilf chamber man said about 550 people are expected for the with representaiives from Great Cutbank and Calgary and most south Alberta Tickets for the event are priced at 50 per person and are on sale at the chamber of Arrangements can be matte to have the tickets pick ed up at the door by phoning the office at SIMPSONSSEARS 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