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Council to discuss mandatory vaccines for municipal staff

A motion to be presented to council in September could result in mandatory vaccination for all municipal staff. At last week’s council meeting, North Kent City Councilor Joe Faas said he planned to ask the administration to implement a policy “as soon as it can” to ensure that employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “There […]

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Vaccine policy for Greater Sudbury municipal staff still in development

Consultation with local health officials will help inform City of Greater Sudbury vaccine policy being drafted As the threat of a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic looms and vaccines prove effective, the City of Greater Sudbury is working on a vaccination policy for municipal staff. Sudbury.com requested an interview with Mayor Brian Bigger on […]

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Whistler municipal staff are feeling the pressure of the pandemic

Citing unsustainable workloads that have only been made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic – and the added pressure of a ransomware attack that handcuffed city departments in late April – the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) seeks to strengthen its employee base through a budget amendment. Presented and submitted for the first three readings at […]

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Municipal government 101; Grande Prairie County aims to educate candidates about councilor life

Content of the article Grande Prairie County will host the Municipal Government 101 briefing for potential candidates to learn what it takes to be a councilor. Content of the article “We will take an in-depth look at roles and responsibilities, time spent and how their voice can influence the future of the municipality,” said Carol […]

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Two Attingal municipal employees suspended

Attingal Municipality suspended two employees for allegedly misbehaving with an elderly fish seller and destroying the fish she had for sale on August 10. Deputy health inspector Mubarak Ismail and agency worker Shibu were suspended after city officials reviewed their explanations and concluded that they should have shown restraint. The incident took place at Avanavanchery […]

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Shenzhen Municipal Government Helps Chinese E-Commerce Companies Deal With Amazon Bans

On August 5, the municipal government in southern China’s Shenzhen City announced that it would provide preferential grants worth 2 million yuan ($ 309,000) to individual businesses to help cross-border e-commerce businesses deal with Amazon’s recent account suspension. Companies applying for grants must have put the platform online before January 1, 2019 and ensure a […]

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Shrewsbury municipal staff now wear masks at Town Hall

By Laura Hayes, Senior community reporter Signs detailing current COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions fill the windows of a side entrance to Shrewsbury Town Hall.(Photo / Dakota Antelman) SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury employees are now required to wear masks at Town Hall and in common areas, chief executive Kevin Mizikar told the board during their August 10 […]

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Sugar Hill and Suwanee Mayors Inducted into Georgia Municipal Government Hall of Fame | New

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