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File #: AR-19-510    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/4/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/16/2019 Final action:
Title: Renaming of Transit Facility Presented by: Anthony Lake, Director, Public Works & Transit Department
Attachments: 1. Liggett Place - Signage Concept
TAMRMS#: B06


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Renaming of Transit Facility
Presented by: Anthony Lake, Director, Public Works & Transit Department


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RECOMMENDATION(S)
recommendation

That the Dez Liggett Transit Facility be re-named as "Liggett Place"


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PURPOSE OF REPORT

To seek Council's approval for a new name for the building currently known as the Dez Liggett Transit Facility


ALIGNMENT TO PRIORITIES IN COUNCIL’S STRATEGIC PLAN

N/A


ALIGNMENT TO LEVELS OF SERVICE DELIVERY

Customer Service Access:
Front Counter Services

Service Name:
Cemetery Management

Service Definition:
Respond to clients’ cemetery needs, requests, complaints and inquiries about cemetery standards, fees and appointments.

Current Service Level:
Office appointment hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Interment appointment hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Interment ceremonies may be held outside of the standard hours; however, additional charges may be required.
Please reference the Cemetery Bylaw for additional information https://stalbert.ca/city/cemetery.


ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL DIRECTION OR MANDATORY STATUTORY PROVISION

N/A


BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

Public Works and Transit will be assuming responsibility for the administrative and customer relations aspects of operating the Cemetery, effective January 1, 2020, and will handle those duties out of the facility currently known as the Des Liggett Transit Facility. As a result of that corporate reorganization a renaming of the facility is requested.

The Dez Liggett Transit facility was dedicated to Desmond (Dez) Liggett after major renovations to the facility in November of 2010. Dez had been St. Albert's Transit Director for 24 years prior to his retirement in 2009. As stated by the Mayor at the time "the naming was an easy choice since Liggett is synonymous with public transit in St. Albert".

Administration of Cemetery functions often requires sensitive and empathetic personal interaction with ...

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