As a part of downtown revitalization, the municipality has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for potential development.
The RFP has been posted on Alberta Purchasing Connection for potential development specific to municipally-owned lands bordered by Franklin Ave., Morrison St., MacDonald Ave. and Main St.
Mayor Don Scott said council is committed to developing the downtown core and is ” pleased to see our vision for a revitalized downtown moving forward.”
Downtown revitalization is identified in the 2018-2021 Strategic Plan along with responsible government, regional economic development and rural and Indigenous partnerships and communities.
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Jamie Doyle confirmed that any potential development on the lands must be supported by the community through a comprehensive public engagement process.
The posting closes on Nov. 14.
As of Aug. 17 there are 54 interested bidders listed.