Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen’s year end interview
Lethbridge City Council voted this week on allocating 325 thousand dollars toward an overnight comfort centre at Streets Alive Mission. The funds would help many of our most vulerable during the cold winter months. The vote at council was 5 to 3 for the motion. One member on council who voted against the motion was Lethbridge Mayor Blaine Hyggen. Mayor Hyggen explains why plus discusses why council decided on a 5.1 per cent tax increase for each of the next four years.