Medicine Hat Minute: Crowded Field, New Museum, and Another Secret Meeting
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This Week In Medicine Hat:
It's going to be another reasonably quiet week ahead for Council with only two meetings scheduled.
- At the City's Regular Medicine Hat City Council meeting, on Tuesday at 6:30 pm, Council will discuss planning issues, including the Hamptons Area Structure Plan, as well as holding two in-camera (in secret) portions of the meeting.
- We also likely won't have much to report on the Energy and Infrastructure Committee meeting that will be held on Thursday at 3:30 pm, as the meeting will be held entirely in-camera (in secret). Intriguing or concerning?
Last Week In Medicine Hat:
- Redcliff now has a brand new park that honours the town's rich history and early economic achievement. Redcliff Pressed Brick Park is officially open and commemorates the location of the town's original Pressed Brick Plant which ran from 1912-2004. Lee Sheward, a member of the Redcliff Museum and Historical Society says the site is important for the youth to understand what started this community and put Redcliff on the map.
- The Minister of Advanced Education was in town to discuss opportunities in the new Alberta 2030 Plan. Minister Nicolaides was optimistic that the City's local college will benefit under the plan, as he believes the new programs align with objectives already established by MHC and that micro-credentials will work well there.
- We've said it before, but Hatter's will have plenty of options when they go to the polls on October 18th. As of today, there are five mayoral candidates and 30 potential City Council candidates to choose from. With so many vying for a position at City Hall, this is sure to be one of the most interesting municipal elections in Medicine Hat’s history.
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