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Lloyd 2020 election advance polling dates, locations released

With the municipal election around the corner, the City of Lloydminster has released advance polling dates. Advance polling will take place for seven days at City Hall to ensure the safety of voters. “We’re confident the safety and risk-mitigation measures in place will ease anyone who is worried about voting in person. We’ll continue to monitor the pandemic and will …

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All Candidates Forums dates announced

Residents will hear from candidates ahead of the provincial and municipal elections; this year, it will be through the internet. In previous years, the Chamber of Commerce had all the candidates up on stage with an audience in attendance. “This year we’re doing it a bit different. We’re going to have all the candidates and the moderator and question collators …

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Young continues Sask. election campaign trail, opens office

Incumbent MLA Colleen Young opened her campaign office on Sunday after the writ for the Saskatchewan election dropped last week. Outside the office at 2911-50 Avenue, Young said she has been speaking with constituents over the phone and in-person to hear their concerns for the past few months. The majority of conversations have been around the current state of the …

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City council presented 2021 budget first draft

City council was presented the first draft of the 2021 budget which features a potential 3 per cent tax increase. It is noted that it’s a 1.37 per cent increase from the budget set in 2019 as Council set back the mill rate earlier this year to provide COVID-19 tax relief for residents. The rate is for residential and commercial …

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New Lloyd Exh Foundation presents fundraising opportunities

“Donations will be used to help the Lloyd Exh continue to be a pillar in our community for future generations” The Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association has announced the launch of the Lloyd Exh Foundation. It is a new financial model that will help bring more revenue into the organization and help solidify the Exh’s legacy. GM Janelle Saskiw said the …

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Segberg hopes to bring long term vision to city council

A newly announced city council candidate hopes to bring his’ big dream’ mentality to City Hall. Over the last four years, Dean Segberg believes city council has brought a sense of stability, accountability and transparency to the city. He looks to bring long term planning to the equation, if elected. “Maybe I’m a dreamer, maybe I look too far down …

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Temporary home found for LCSC along Highway 16

Despite push back from some councillors, the Border City’s art centre is getting a new temporary home. After a lengthy discussion on Monday, city council approved entering a 10-year lease with Musgrave Agencies for a temporary space for the Lloydminster Cultural and Sciences Centre (LCSC). The vote was 5-2 as councillors Glen Fagnan and Ken Baker were opposed. This was …

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City approves Servus Sports Centre roof replacement

A history of issues with the Servus Sports Centre roof has the City of Lloydminster opting for a complete replacement. During Monday’s council meeting, the replacement project was awarded to Saskatoon contractor, Flynn Canada for just over $400,000 plus a %15 contingency. The 14-year-old building has a history of leaks due to the insulation on the flat roof. This was …

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Lloyd ballers have new space to jam in

A new basketball facility in Lloydminster may be the golden ticket for young developing players. A year ago, Rustlers Women’s basketball head coach, Chris King, and Regina-based coach, Tanner Brightman, formed Golden Ticket Sports, specializing in the development of players, coaches, and refs for multiple sports. Golden Ticket is bringing an 8,000 square foot training facility with development classes running …

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Non-profits eligable for property tax exemption

Non-profit organizations in the Border City are able to apply for property tax exemption. The deadline to apply is September 30. Exemptions can only be approved for a maximum of three years. After that period, foundations will have to apply again. The City of Lloydminster has put together a guideline that shows which organizations are able to apply. Qualifications to …

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