Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
10 THE UTHBRIDGC Tuesday, October 5 Hales would make city council more responsive to public view Dick Gray on Ferdinand, with Louis Ferdinand brings in a good price O at Rotary Club's dinner A call for more public re- by tin- mayor and city council were macio Monday liy Gregory ilalcs, a mayoral candidate in ;he Oct. 13 civic election. Speaking at a press confer- ence. Mr. Hales said be did not bdieve councils of the p.i.st had been sufficiently aggressive in out decisions taken liv council and is "greatly concerned about (he more cautious expenditures In r_ll I... ni.r..li. rfnllnl-llmoTli OtlH the reasons they were taken. Mr. Hales said. He said as mayor he world seek to improve the city's rela- tionship with the local news media, and mate more infer- increasing alienation felt by the oilier areas of government and i youth of Ijjlhbridgc. perhaps from a proposed rcyi. "They feel cut cut from tlu decision making process, end 1 think they he said. He said he would include young people on as many city mation available through the council advisory media, through other forms of ar.d free as passible, both publicity sion of free "White Pacers' (0 accomplish goals and which would discuss and ex-1 (0 provide liaison among the sion of Ihe provincial property taxation system. "There are also many grants available to ths city for cul- tural and leisure activities, committees! u-hicli In? government will pro- to provide: jf pul.s up a small through provi- Uie sense of being 1 as and which encouraging and public opinion and suggestions. No one seems lo attend city council meetings en a regular cily administration dec-1 val.iov.s generations, basis, and I think it Ls a duty sions. "There are a lot of ex- of ll-a council and Ihe mayor Mr. Hales, a teacher at Irem to find out lie said. i Flcetwood-Bawden Elementary j in Lelhbridgi Retler information should be j School and a recent university call upon, and whose knowl- provided the public ccnccrning of Lelhbridge graduate, said lie j edge nely callable young people j On Mr Let'hbridge whom we could critics. Ihe city lias not been taking advanlage of." A total revision of the city's Irersil department wovM be Holes list of pri- "There is no way a sound cilv council would expect a bus Debentures sought for water works and abilities are -----1 wasted in this regard by our system to slnw a existing Mr. Hales "and it should provide said. service designed for the people There are many leisure and cultural activities available to city residents which are either who it most." He pointed to the city's old age pensioners as people suf- failir.g or are largely unknown I fering most from bus service because of "hickadcisical" city cutbacks: "If they liye away from tile downtown area, they can't git downtown at night rhere everything is happening, First reading was passed by i city manager confirm a rea- city council Monday night of a i sonable rate for the services, bvuuv which would aphorize) (lireclcr the city to issue SC30.000 m_ de-1 proposa, with rcfcrrrcc !o existing file council attitudes, he said. Lctfcbrielgo mayor I j would keep the public informed of such things as the season ticket deals available to entire because the bmes quit running at 9 o'clcck. They're confined families for inexpensive use of by city council to their The'bids on Ferdinand set by Dick Gray, be boarded cd at f-M per hundredweight i the. slccr and rede him from the dining rooms where soiun- Init quicklv rose, due mainlv'lo the dining room. crn Alberta Robnans meet, ll" ndlevV 'and Ferdinand was fattened by you CM bet he will eventually Ed French's urg- seven Rotary Clubs ihroughout: return to some of those dining ing' When the excitement was southern Alberta and the pro- rooms again well done, over Ferdinand went for SCO a i cceds from his sale will go to please." _________ By GARRY ALLISON" Herald Staff Ferdinand the bull (er. steer) had a night out last evening as he attended the East Lcth- bridge Rotary Club's regular supper meeting The steer was there as the main order of business and he was placed before the mem- bers and invited guests in an auction. Ferdinand was ushered into the Park Plaza's Windsor Room in stvlc, with Ttotarian Dick Gray astride the 1.370 pound Holstein. It had been promised by the i steer's original owner. Louis i Tne Letiibridge Community Pavan, that Ferninand was j College is establishing its own library, which is due to be I finished before November. Since the University of Leth- bridge has moved from the j campus, the community col- lege will now be re-opening its j own G. C. Patterson Library. I Renovations are still being done to make the library a multi-media, information re- sources centre. '-Anything found in the infor- mation line, we want to be able (to said Margaret Wheel- er, chief librarian. The mf.in section nf the li- I brary will be made into a com- fortable reading and s t u d y cool lo.' fviensicn of the local water works system. City Manager Turn Nulling said a detailed report on the usage of the funds will be sub- mitted to council Oct. 25. Two other bylaws considered by council concerning fluorida- ti'on oi the public water were I filed, effecting burial of the is-1 sue as far as the present coun- cil is concerned. i The bylaws had been given j first reading at the last meet- j in? of council but because of a j time factor, no provision could j be made for a nSebiscitc in con- j i junction with the Oct. 13 civic Rolarv International for use in election. Deputy Mayor Rex Little said homes." Air. Ilalcs said he would seek cur- i swimming and ice facilities. "I wodcl a'so like to see the city give substantial financial j lo retain the quality of Leth- proleclion service provided by j support to cultural activities in I bridge, encouraging newMndi'S- the city to the facility, and the Lelhbridge, and to encourage j tries to establish in Uie city 'so affects' on the fire department, city people to take advantage long as they're not going to be- in terms of manpower and of he said. come environmental polhit- costs, of upgrading the service. I Funds would come from ers." the Kolary Foundation. This is an organization set up to fur- (her international underatand- ing and good will. Though Ferdinand lias left council would not approve t plebiscite for alter Oct. 1 which would cost Ihe laxpayei ov. house-broken, but Ferdinand proved him wrong. Auctioneer Les Handley, risiting Rotarian from Coal- j ELECT EXPERIENCE area, contair.ins only the ref- erence material and periodi- cals. The rest of the library's 12.- hooks, films, records, and tapes will be housed in the re- maining areas. Churchill holds its awa ceremony f" For COUNCIL VOTE Exceptional children meet in 2 Twenty nine students re- ceived awards during Ihe an- nual Winston Churchill High School Awards Day. Brya TOMMY X Inserted by T. L. FERGUSON Tlie Southern Alberta Council for Children will i hold an meeting at Doro- thy Goodcr School on Thursday i at p.m. The group with the in- tegration into today's society of children with either extremely high or low levels of education or abilHv. Although parliamentary pro-1 cedm-e allows council to sim plv file the bylaws, the ciU solicitor said hs would investi gale council's authority to do EC. On another matter, council approved the city managers request lo use the Central School as a youth drop-in cen- tre un'.il Nov. IS. The decision to use the facil i ity as a centre wis college library i prompted by the closing of sun Mrs Wheeler', Opponiimties for h centres which operated in three locations during the summer A report will be submitted to in the near future from i the parks and recrealion com- mission about the possible opci ation of such a facility on a year-round basis. Council authorized a ex- pcnditure for renovations lo the building including the shutting down of' the third floor beating system and closing off tl" stairway to the third floor to trap the heat in the loaei lloors. Council also authorized the expenditure of S10.000 for reno- vations at city hall, in the southeast wing of th? basement lo accommodate the reorganization of the inspection i ard development departments Community staff include Ames Smith assistant librarian, Lorna Lubitz serials and docu- ments, Maureen Priteher pub- lic service, and Fieri D'Andrea j counci audio-visuals co-ordinalor. both in one Award math, chei Lethbridge Brewery Award f th" bnst Grach 11 student v.ho p'-- If) attend university, the erscn Award for tne t.rst all art in Grerf" 11 and the cc- bell Clinic Award tor the highest erane in Language and social SIL im- bringing personnel from the departments together in location. Approval in principle wis given by council to a request by the warden of the Lelh- bridge Correctional Institute for "the provision of full-timp fire protection by the city of Lethbridge to the jail. Council stipulated that the FINAL WEEK YOUR LAST CHANCE TO SAVE! 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