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Monday in Medicine Hat, March 25

By James Tubb on March 25, 2024.

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Medicine Hat News

Council meets for first time since mayor sanctions

Monday night‘s city council committee of the whole meeting will be the first held after council voted to restrict the power of Mayor Linnsie Clark to chair meetings.

The meeting, held under different rules that allow council members more leniency asking questions, will focus mainly on the expected “environmental roadmap” report that was presented in draft form earlier this year, according to the agenda.

But, most of those discussions will be held in closed session. The final draft and potential amendments will need to move to open meeting of council for approval.

A short open portion will outline development incentives promised by economic development Medicine Hat.

Readers can find out how the restrictions affect council operations in this article.

Tigers split final regular season weekend

The Medicine Hat Tigers head into the playoffs off a series split. The Tigers beat the Lethbridge Hurricanes 3-2 in overtime Friday night and lost 4-3 to the Hurricanes in overtime on Saturday.

The Tigers finish the season with an 37-23-6-2 record and as the fourth seed, will host the Red Deer Rebels in a first round matchup that gets underway Friday at Co-op Place. Game 2 is Saturday, also in Medicine Hat.

Tickets go on sale today at Noon on Tixx.ca

Make sure to pick up Thursday’s newspaper for a Tigers playoff preview. 

Water talks

A group of landowners in southwest Alberta is growing concerned about the spring forecast and water availability this summer after suffering with low water levels last summer.

The City of Calgary is also warning residents that watering restrictions could be enacted on May 1.

 

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