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City Services COVID-19 Update – What You Need to Know

Effective Monday, January 31, the Province of Ontario is easing public health measures. The Municipality will once again offer some in-person services with modifications to comply with provincial legislation. Here is an updated list of municipal services and offers. Municipal Administration Office at 21 Trowbridge Street West will be open to the public on January […]

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How ‘payday loans’ help wolves manage their money

Wolves received £23m in loan secured against future installments from Diogo Jota’s sale to Liverpool, helping Jeff Shi manage cash flow WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND – JULY 15: Wolverhampton Wanderers Technical Director Scott Sellars (L) and Wolverhampton Wanderers Executive Chairman Jeff Shi look on during a Wolverhampton Wanderers pre-season training session at Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground […]

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How ‘payday loans’ help wolves manage their money

Wolves have received £23m in a loan secured against future installments from the sale of Diogo Jota to Liverpool, helping Jeff Shi manage cash flow WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND – JULY 15: Wolverhampton Wanderers Technical Director Scott Sellars (L) and Wolverhampton Wanderers Executive Chairman Jeff Shi look on during a Wolverhampton Wanderers pre-season training session at Sir […]

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City staff can now declare significant weather events to suspend minimum road maintenance requirements

The Town of Huntsville’s Director of Operations may declare a major weather event to suspend minimum maintenance requirements, protect the municipality from liability, and warn residents and visitors. City Operations Manager Kevin Boucock appeared before Huntsville Council at its Jan. 24 meeting to ask that it authorize the Operations Manager, or his delegate, to call […]

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Municipal staff shortage problem on the mend, vaccination rate jumps

Staff shortages fueled by Omicron are improving and 99% of city staff are either fully vaccinated or intend to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Although the city continues to face staffing shortages due to the current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic fueled by the Omicron variant, things appear to be improving. The problem was worse […]

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Municipal Services Committee approves PWP’s 2021 Integrated Electricity Resource Plan, which includes rate hike – Pasadena Now

The Municipal Services Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved Pasadena Water and Power’s (PWP) 2021 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) update, which could result in an estimated average annual bill increase of 2.7% electricity from customers. The action is a prelude to submitting the plan to the full city council for a final vote. During the committee […]

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Governor, Legislature Shouldn’t Ignore Payday Loans | Remark

During the first week of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers introduced several bills that would lower New Mexico’s unreasonable 175% interest rate cap on small loans to 36%. But the Legislature won’t even be able to discuss such measures during the current 30-day session without an official “message” from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. So far, […]

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VentureLab Receives $1.5M From Municipal Government To Develop Hardware And Semiconductor Incubator

VentureLab hopes to attract international semiconductor companies to York Region. VentureLab in Markham, Ontario, received $1.5 million from the Regional Municipality of York to expand its hardware and semiconductor-focused incubator. York Region, where VentureLab is based, is investing the money over a five-year period to help the innovation group leverage grants it has received […]

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What to know before borrowing

Payday loans usually come with very high interest rates and are often based on your income. Personal loans are long-term installment loans that generally have lower rates than payday loans. Payday loans are always a worse option than personal loans due to their high rates. Read more stories from Personal Finance Insider. Loading Something is […]

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Does the Squamish Municipal Hall need to be replaced?

Both SD48 and the District of Squamish have aging facilities that need to be replaced. The Sea to Sky School District has renewed interest in developing a multi-purpose facility in partnership with the District of Squamish. At their Jan. 12 meeting, the school board attached a letter it had sent to the district on Dec. […]

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Using payday loans during the COVID-19 pandemic

On a day-to-day basis, paying bills can be a real challenge for most individuals and households. Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial situation has worsened, highlighting the need for most people to obtain emergency cash. Payday loans give you access to short-term funds, but usually at a higher interest rate. Most payday loans are […]

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Are payday loans a bad idea?

Payday loans are a high-cost form of unsecured credit where you borrow a relatively small amount of money until your next payday. When your boiler is racing in the middle of winter or your car breaks down and you have no savings, a payday loan may seem like the only option. Offering same day loans […]

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Fort Collins sees dramatic increase in COVID-19 among city staff

The omicron surge is taking its toll on Fort Collins’ municipal workforce, especially those unable to work remotely amid the most intense wave of COVID-19 cases in the world. Larimer County to date. In the first two weeks of January, about 10% of Fort Collins city workers reported testing positive for COVID-19, experiencing COVID-like symptoms […]

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Ogilvy Shanghai Creates Care Codes for Shanghai Municipal Government to Help Reconnect China’s 140 Million Elderly to the Digital World

January 20, 2022, 1:30 p.m. | BY Kim Shaw | 1 comment Whether it’s buying groceries, booking a train ticket, making a medical appointment or hailing a taxi, everything is done on our mobile phones today. But, for the 140 million elderly people in China who do not know how to use a smartphone, the […]

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Topeka JUMP Holds Rally Against Payday Loans

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – With payday lenders able to charge up to 391% interest in the Sunflower State, community leaders have called on Kansas lawmakers to change. Topeka JUMP says community members from local and state organizations came together to demand reform of payday lending practices across the Sunflower State on Wednesday, January 19. Kansans […]

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Capitol Drive Loans offers payday loans in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, Wisconsin- The pandemic has created an environment of uncertainty and financial need, especially for people in Wisconsin who have lost their jobs and suffered pay cuts/reductions. As things slowly return to normal, individuals/families still need basic necessities, medical bills and other urgent needs that cost money, a problem that Capitol Drive Loans is alleviating […]

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Hanover declines vax mandate for municipal staff

A Manitoba municipality with one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the province has rejected a vaccination mandate for its staff. Stan Toews, Warden of the Rural Municipality of Hanover, said such an order would cause too much division and likely result in the loss of RM employees. “Even some of the vaccinated would […]

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Municipal Services of Decatur Prepares Roads for Snow | Best Stories

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Before snow fell in central Illinois, the Decatur Municipal Services Department was preparing to keep roads safe. Preparations actually began long before showers were expected. “We’re basically preparing in November and using our local weather forecasters combined with a service that we use to determine how many trucks we’ll be bringing […]

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Alfonso and Cavite close town hall and health center as COVID-19 cases rise

CAVITE — The local government of Alfonso, Cavite announced on Friday the closure of the town hall, as well as the municipal health center after several employees tested positive for COVID-19. Alfonso Mayor Randy Salamat said 82 employees have tested positive for COVID-19. “Until disinfection during contact tracing, sarado muna po ang ating munisipyo bukas,” […]

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New COVID restrictions impact municipal services | Citizen of Orangeville

January 13, 2022 0 comments The provincial government has placed Ontario in a modified second stage of its reopening roadmap, which has resulted in the closure of several amenities in the city of Orangeville. The City has announced that its facilities are closed until further notice, starting January 5, and that many services are still […]

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What to expect when you take out payday loans

Payday loans are a convenient way to get quick cash when time is of the essence. The costs are higher than with a traditional loan, but that’s the price you pay for quick and easy processing. In addition, payday loans are short-term, low-value loans, so the higher interest rates are almost negligible. For example, if […]

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“CashPlease”: a small bank launches an alternative to payday loans

This week, Wells Fargo joined the list of big banks introducing short-term credit products — and the much smaller OneUnited Bank in Boston unveiled its own version, designed as an alternative to payday loans. OneUnited’s loan, called CashPlease, is designed to help customers of the black-owned bank with $635 million in assets manage their cash […]

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Go online or call ahead for municipal services – Chemainus Valley Courier

Members of the public requiring city services are encouraged to go online or call ahead. New measures are in place to keep staff and visitors to the Municipal Hall safe during the recent COVID-19 Omicron wave, including alternating staffing and restricting in-person meetings. Since the start of the pandemic, North Cowichan has improved its online […]

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January 13, 2022 0 comments The provincial government has placed Ontario in a modified second stage of its reopening roadmap, which has resulted in the closure of several amenities in the city of Orangeville. The City has announced that its facilities are closed until further notice, starting January 5, and that many services are still […]

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DC to provide better municipal services to the population

BAHAWALPUR – Deputy Commissioner and Administrator of Bahawalpur Municipal Corporation Irfan Ali Kathia said the officers and staff of the municipal corporation should play their role in making the city clean and green. He said strong measures should be taken to make the entry points to the city of Bahawalpur beautiful, attractive and clean. The […]

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Municipal services affected by the return to the second stage

Starting this week, the province of Ontario has reverted to a modified version of the second stage of the roadmap for reopening in an effort to combat recent increases in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. In accordance with provincial requirements, effective immediately, all municipal facilities are closed to the public until at least January 26, 2022. […]

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Omicron causes staff shortages in municipal services: CEMA chief

[ad_1] Content of the article Staffing levels for municipal services ranging from recreation to policing are being squeezed by the surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant, the head of the Calgary emergency management agency said on Wednesday. Content of the article The sharp rise in cases has resulted in more illnesses and […]

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Omicron causes municipal staff shortages: CEMA chief

Breadcrumb Links Calgary Author of the article: Meghan potkins • Calgary Herald Release date : 05 Jan 2022 • 1 week ago • 2 minutes to read • 7 comments Calgary City Hall was pictured on Monday, November 22, 2021. Photo by Azin Ghaffari / Postmedia Content of the article Staffing levels for municipal services […]

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Lockdown leads to closure of Stratford area recreation facilities

[ad_1] Breadcrumb Links News Local news The City of Stratford and the Town of St. Marys have closed local recreation facilities and adjusted some municipal services as the province returns to Stage 2 of its plan to reopen. Author of the article: Galien Simmons Stratford Town Hall (file photo) Content of the article The City […]

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Penetanguishene adjusts municipal services due to new provincial regulations

[ad_1] Memorial Community Center, Centennial Museum closed to the public until further notice PRESS RELEASECITY OF PENETANGUISHENE************************* As a result of the amended second stage framework, the following municipal services, facilities and amenities in Penetanguishene are affected. These measures will be in place as of Wednesday January 5 at 12:01 am. The Penetanguishene Memorial Community […]

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CFPB’s arbitrary attacks on payday loans

The new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Rohit Chopra, began to shake his interventionist saber just two months after his confirmation in the Senate. Whether it’s pushing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. To block bank mergers or attack bank overdraft fees, Mr. Chopra is moving aggressively. If the CFPB’s credit and pawn shops […]