PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

The Allied Arts Council supports the addition of a Performing Arts Centre as part of the Arts Re:Building Cultural Plan for our community.

To this end, the AAC supports the efforts of the Performing Arts Centre Advocacy Group to bring this essential project to fruition.

Download a Performing Arts Centre Facts and Timeline PDF here

In June of 2021, the following resolutions were passed by City Council udring 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