City councillors will hear several accommodation tax funding requests at the general council meeting on Monday at 7:30 p.m.
The Manitoba Arts Network has asked for a $4,000 grant to host the 2014 Manitoba Showcase in October, Brandon Minor Baseball would like $10,000 to host the 2014 Canada Day Classic Baseball Tournament later this month, and Brandon University Athletics has asked for $3,500 to host the 2015 Canada West Universities Athletic Association annual general meeting.
Council will deliberate three tenders for paving, curbs, sidewalks, and the purchase of a new motor grader for the city.
Also on the agenda is a potential conservation agreement with the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation for city-owned lands located at 500 and 800 River Ave. and 575 and 685 Alexander St. North.
Also before council is a proposed lease agreement with Assiniboine Food Forest Inc. for the management, restoration and preservation of 201 17th St. East “as a natural habitat, inclusive of walking trails, eco-tourism, educational usage, research, bio-tourism, dark sky activities,” among other uses.
There will also be an in-camera meeting at 6:30 p.m. for the approval of land values for all surplus lands outlined in the Land Sales Valuation Table dated May 28, 2014.
This earlier meeting is not open to the public.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition June 14, 2014