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The Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District has had its funding shortfalls backfilled and the levy it charges on downtown businesses bumped up to help pad coffers.
The Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District has had its funding shortfalls backfilled and the levy it charges on downtown businesses bumped up to help pad coffers. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

PADBID sees funding deficit backfilled, levy increased

By Tyler Marr
May 21, 2018 - 12:30pm Updated: May 22, 2018 - 11:44am

The Prince Albert Downtown Business Improvement District (PADBID) has erased some red ink from the books, as city council approved two proposals to help balance funding shortfalls.

New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be in store for the Alfred Jenkins Fields House.
New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be in store for the Alfred Jenkins Fields House. File photo/paNOW Staff

Amenity expansions proposed at Alfred Jenkins Field House

By Tyler Marr
May 18, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 18, 2018 - 6:18pm

New basketball courts, soccer pitches, and an accessible playground could be coming to the Alfred Jenkins Fields House, thanks to donations from a local philanthropist and community club.

The controlled burn of the P.A. drainage ditch between Muzzy Dr. and Sixth Ave. W. is intended to reduce fire risk and help eradicate an invasive species.
The controlled burn of the P.A. drainage ditch between Muzzy Dr. and Sixth Ave. W. is intended to reduce fire risk and help eradicate an invasive species. Submitted photo/Tim Yeaman

P.A. drainage channel part of controlled burn

By Glenn Hicks
May 17, 2018 - 2:30pm

Don't be alarmed if you see smoke coming from the drainage channel in Prince Albert over the next week. The city and fire department are working on a controlled burn of the area that will likely continue through early next week.

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