Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
Jerry Jjlana f A. E. CROSS f-Jftotography JL-td. WHERE EVERY THURSDAY IS "KIDDIES DAY" PHONE 327-2673 The Icthlnidcjc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, March 24, 1970 PAGES 11 TO RESTAURANT AMD PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE City Makes Financing Plans Action On Sewage Issue by JIM MAVBIE Herald City Hall Cily council Monday night auth- orized that the necessary steps be taken to complete arrange- ments for tlie financing of sec- ondary sewage treatment faci- lities. The beard of health is lo be notified of council's action. Alderman Vautfian Hcmbroff was opposed to the- action on the grcuixls that the province wasn't making all the pol- luters rcspnnsiblc (or cleaning Engineerii'g consultants are to complete their analysis of lerxlcrs for major equipment by the time council meets in an- other two weeks. The project initially involves primary treatment of sewage at both the south and rorth plants with the primary-treated sew- age Using piped from the south side lo (he north plant where secondary treatment will be given all sewage. Council authorized City Man- ager Tom Ferguson and City Solicitor Fred I'rilchard to ne- gotiate with Valley Feedeis for ill IT up their own mess. "The province hasn't got the! guts lo tell industry lo clean up the same as they do the city. 1 j It .IIP ISO 11 can't justify spending 53 mil- SU11 lion just to send clean water to Picture Butto. (f everybody is practicing pollution control, Aid. Ilembro.'f Wasted. Lcthbridge has lost its toilet flufhcr, lie said, through the erection of dams for irrigation which benefits all, so Die prov- ince could consider some aid. Aid. Jim Anderson disagreed. "1 think it's our responsibility to clean up. We've done the best we can for the taxpayers to get financial help. Let's get on with the job we're supposed to do and have to do." Deputy-Mayor Rex Little said pollution is reaching the critical stage. "We can't dilly and dally forever. It's time we got on with the job. Let's, get this damn job done. Let's have no more of this carrying on with Use provincial government, bet's do our job." The city's project has risen In cost from to more than S3 million. On the firs figure the city borrowed S755, 000 from the Alberta Municipa Financing Corporation last yea with the intention of borrowing the other two-thirds of the cos from Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation. CMHC had informed the cit; 11 had no funds available but i has since informed the provin cial government Alberta is a lotted million for sewerag projects. The province established priority list which las Let! bridge on the top with a CMH loan allotment of millio which amounts to two-thirds present estimated cask, quarter of the loan made Lethbridge will be forgive when (lie project is by June 1, 1971. The city is to ask the Loc stem will meet Ihe current and future regulations which may he set by the health depart- ment, it is more economical in the use of water and the ser- vice and parts out of Calgary is much preferred lo dealing with a manufacturing firm (Voorheis) in Ontario once the svstem has been installed. prosecute people found in pos- session of such signs. He also advised that anyone who has any of these signs should immediately turn them in lo the public works depart- ment, before they are found in their possession. Occasionally people do find these signs in their home and don't know where they came from, said Insp. Micholson. j These signs are stolen prop- j erty and are expensive. Any- j one who has such a sign had better turn it in immediately or j .hey will be prosecuted for pos- session of stolen property, he said. Construction of a addi- tion to the Canadian Dressed Meats Ltd. packing in Lethbridge, will begin in April. A company spokesman said expir.ded quarters and changes in waste product handling at the plant are the reasons for Uie building program sewer extensions. One other bid was S5G.471; three were in the three in Uie ore at one at and one at Motors of Canada Ltd., lowest of two ten- ders for 53-passenger transit bus, Other tender of was submitted by Western Flyer Coach Ltd. R. AKROYD PLUMBING-HEATING GASFITT1NG ITD. 2634 21st Ave. S. For New and Alleiations PHONE 326-2106 FREE ESTIMATES CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M frlACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BIDC. 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