A Site is Chosen and PAC in the CIP!

The Civic Common has been designated as the future site of the Performing Arts Centre!

In June of 2021, the following resolutions were passed by City Council during the Capital Improvement Program (CIP):

Civic Commons 
WHEREAS the Economic Standing Policy Committee has allocated community projects (Section D) into three CIP cycles (2022-2025, 2026-2029, 2030-2031);
AND WHEREAS the unfunded community projects (Section D) are currently shown in 2022 dollars; 
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Economic Standing Policy Committee recommend that Council:
1. Allocate the projects within the assigned Capital Improvement Plan cycles to match revenue available by year (Section D); and
2. Adjust project costs and revenues for inflation (Section D); and
3. Amend the 2022-2031 Capital Improvement Program to include the following Section D – Community project: Civic Common Comprehensive Site Plan as identified on Page 34 of the Community Projects Unfunded Section.

5.1.A. AMENDMENT BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Civic Common be designated as the future home of the Performing Arts Centre, and that this be considered in the comprehensive planning.

Absent: J.P. Mauro
In Favour: C.A. Spearman, A.M. Campbell, B.A. Crowson, J.H. Carlson, J.A. Coffman, S.R. Miyashiro
Opposed: B.E. Hyggen, R.K. Parker
— CARRIED

MAIN MOTION, AS AMENDED WHEREAS the Economic Standing Policy Committee has allocated community projects (Section D) into three CIP cycles (2022-2025, 2026-2029, 2030-2031);
AND WHEREAS the unfunded community projects (Section D) are currently shown in 2022 dollars;
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Economic Standing Policy Committee recommend that Council:
1. Allocate the projects within the assigned Capital Improvement Plan cycles to match revenue available by year (Section D); and
2. Adjust project costs and revenues for inflation (Section D); and
3. Amend the 2022-2031 Capital Improvement Program to include the following Section D – Community project: Civic Common Comprehensive Site Plan as identified on Page 34 of the Community Projects Unfunded Section; and
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Civic Common be designated as the future home of the Performing Arts Centre, and that this be considered in the comprehensive planning. 

Absent: J.P. Mauro 
In Favour: C.A. Spearman, A.M. Campbell, B.A. Crowson, J.H. Carlson, J.A. Coffman, S.R. Miyashiro
Opposed: B.E. Hyggen, R.K. Parker
— CARRIED

Performing Arts Centre
WHEREAS the Economic Standing Policy Committee has allocated community projects (Section D) into three CIP cycles (2022-2025, 2026-2029, 2030-2031);
AND WHEREAS the unfunded community projects (Section D) are currently shown in 2022 dollars;
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Economic Standing Policy Committee recommend that Council:1. Allocate the projects within the assigned Capital Improvement Plan cycles to match revenue available by year (Section D); and
2. Adjust project costs and revenues for inflation (Section D); and Amend the 2022-2031 Capital Improvement Program to include the following Section D – Community project: Performing Arts Centre as identified on Page 48 of the Community Projects Unfunded Section.

5.1.A. AMENDMENT BE IT RESOLVED THAT project Performing Arts Centre be amended by reducing the prior amount from $375,000 to $229,000 and reallocate $146,000 to 2022.

Absent: J.P. Mauro
In Favour: C.A. Spearman, A.M. Campbell, B.A. Crowson, J.H. Carlson, J.A. Coffman, B.E. Hyggen, S.R. Miyashiro, R.K. Parker
—- CARRIED 

AMENDMENT BE IT RESOLVED THAT the City of Lethbridge maximum contribution on a Performing Arts Centre be capped at $75M. 

Absent: J.P. Mauro 
In Favour: C.A. Spearman, A.M. Campbell, B.A. Crowson, J.H. Carlson, J.A. Coffman, S.R. Miyashiro 
Opposed: B.E. Hyggen, R.K. Parker
—- CARRIED 

MAIN MOTION, AS AMENDED WHEREAS the Economic Standing Policy Committee has allocated community projects (Section D) into three CIP cycles (2022-2025, 2026-2029, 2030-2031);
AND WHEREAS the unfunded community projects (Section D) are currently shown in 2022 dollars;
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Economic Standing Policy Committee recommend that Council:
1. Allocate the projects within the assigned Capital Improvement Plan cycles to match revenue available by year (Section D); and
2. Adjust project costs and revenues for inflation (Section D); and
3. Amend the 2022-2031 Capital Improvement Program to include the following Section D – Community project: Performing Arts Centre as identified on Page 48 of the Community Projects Unfunded Section; 
and FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT project Performing Arts Centre be amended by reducing the prior amount from $375,000 to $229,000 and reallocate $146,000 to 2022;
and FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT the City of Lethbridge maximum contribution on a Performing Arts Centre be capped at $75M.

Absent: J.P. Mauro
In Favour: C.A. Spearman, A.M. Campbell, B.A. Crowson, J.H. Carlson, J.A. Coffman, B.E. Hyggen, S.R. Miyashiro
Opposed: R.K. Parker
—- CARRIED