Edmonton basketball training centre a step closer after committee vote

EDMONTON – City councillors took a shot at making Edmonton the home of Canadian amateur basketball Monday when they recommended helping fund a consolidation of training at the Saville Community Sports Centre.

Members of council’s executive committee endorsed a proposal to spend $500,000 annually for four years so Canada Basketball would train nine of its 10 teams full-time in Edmonton.

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Car wash proposal voted down

Town council voted down a bylaw to develop a car wash in the Heritage Hills area because of noise concerns for adjacent residents.

Sought was the inclusion of a car wash as a permitted use on a local commercial district land parcel.

Councillors expressed concern over the noise levels that would be generated by the proposed four bay car wash and believed it would be better suited for a light industrial area.

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