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Inter-municipal Collaboration Framework inked between Nobleford & Lethbridge County

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Lethbridge County and the Town of Nobleford have signed their first-ever Inter-municipal Collaboration Framework (ICF) and Recreation Agreement.

The deal provides both the County and Town a guide for integrated and strategic planning, delivery and funding of inter-municipal services.

The rec agreement is part of the five areas under the ICF.

Lethbridge County has committed to providing annual funding to Nobleford for recreation.

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County Reeve Lorne Hickey says these agreements signify a willingness to work together to achieve common goals for the benefit of their citizens.

ICF and Recreation Agreements are required of all municipalities in Alberta who share a common border.  Lethbridge County has also completed ICF agreements with the City of Lethbridge, Town of Coaldale, Village of Barons, MD of Willow Creek, Vulcan County, MD of Taber, County of Warner, and Cardston County.

“The Town of Nobleford has grown together with Lethbridge County since they were incorporated,” says Nobleford Mayor Don McDowell and CAO Kirk Hofman. “This ICF is just a restatement of what we already do together.”

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of New Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

On a personal note, Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and funeral assistant since 2016.

Pat is engaged to Tarah and he has two kids and two step-children.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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