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Greater Sudbury adapts municipal services as province eases public health measures

The City of Greater Sudbury announced changes to municipal services on Wednesday as the province of Ontario eases public health measures ahead of schedule. The city said the first set of changes will take effect Feb. 17 and additional changes are expected March 1. “The province’s latest announcement shows how far we’ve come in our […]

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Greater Sudbury adapts municipal services as province eases public health measures

Breadcrumb Links Local News Beverly Smith, Branch Assistant at the Main Branch of the Greater Sudbury Public Library, organizes a book section in Sudbury, Ontario. Monday, February 7, 2022. John Lappa/Sudbury Star Content of the article The City of Greater Sudbury announced changes to municipal services on Wednesday as the province of Ontario eases public […]

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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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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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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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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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Free parking for municipal staff operating at outlet as transport policy considers ending benefits

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Jon willing Only one building currently requires municipal staff to make payments for parking. Photo by Tony Caldwell /Postmedia Content of the article Free parking for thousands of municipal officials could end under the proposed directions of a new transportation master plan. Advertising This ad has not […]

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Pigeon control efforts among 20 projects that received municipal service awards, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The ubiquitous rock pigeon is an invasive species and feeding it can attract other pests like rats, National Parks Board (NParks) wildlife management group director Dr Adrian Loo said. Their excreta in living spaces and public facilities are troublesome and can also transmit diseases to people with low immunity. In order to reduce […]

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Weiss keen to reverse roles in Britt municipal government with council management | Community

Rob Hillesland Summit-Tribune Britt’s Ashley Weiss was a last-minute candidate in the Nov. 2 municipal election which will confirm two of the five general seats on Britt’s City Council. As town officials and community members have become familiar with Weiss over the past two years, she would be a whole new face in Britt town […]

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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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Five city leaders inducted into the Georgia Municipal Government Hall of Fame

Five city leaders inducted into the Georgia Municipal Government Hall of Fame Five notable Georgia city leaders were inducted into the Georgia Municipal Government Hall of Fame at the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual convention in Savannah. The Hall of Fame recognizes municipal officials who have made extraordinary contributions to the city they serve and who […]

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Harassment of municipal staff, “frivolous and vexatious” requests main reasons for freedom of information reform

Ferris says the motion “will explode in their face.” People will see it simply as a move towards more secrecy and an attempt to deter the deposition of IOF. North Bay City Council supported a motion calling on the Ontario government to review and reform the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act […]

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Cities in southern Uzbekistan to improve urban infrastructure and municipal services

The World Bank and the government of Lao PDR have agreed to scale up a project on competitiveness and trade that will improve the ability of businesses to recover from the economic effects of COVID-19 as part of the government’s emergency response to the pandemic. The additional funding will provide a grant of $ 6.5 […]

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Gujarat: a mobile application that cuts the crowds to offer 52 municipal services | Ahmedabad News

GANDHINAGAR: To prevent people from overcrowding municipal offices for various services amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government plans to roll out the mobile platform, eNagar. Most of the services, including the issuance of birth, death and marriage certificates, will be available through the mobile app for people residing within the boundaries of the 155 […]

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Namibia: Ongwediva residents urged to pay for municipal services

Ongwediva City Council urged residents to pay for their city services on time. According to council spokesperson Jackson Muma, they will start implementing the full credit control policy from May 10, after it has been relaxed for a year since the Covid-19 outbreak. . “The implementation will begin with the disconnection of municipal services for […]

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Ongwediva residents urged to pay for municipal services

Ongwediva City Council urged residents to pay for their city services on time. According to council spokesperson Jackson Muma, they will begin to implement the full credit control policy from the 10th.May after being relaxed for a year since the Covid-19 outbreak. “The implementation will begin with the disconnection of municipal services for defaulting debtors […]

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Summerland municipal staff report abuse of tax and utility changes – Penticton Western News

Summerland Town Hall staff have experienced abusive behavior from some people during phone calls and face-to-face discussions. “There have been several instances of verbally abusive behavior and intimidation by certain members of the public in the main district office building,” Graham Statt, executive director of Summerland, said in his report to the March 8 board […]

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Summerland City Staff Reports Abuse Over Tax and Utility Changes – Summerland Review

Summerland Town Hall staff have experienced abusive behavior from some people during phone calls and face-to-face discussions. “There have been several instances of verbally abusive behavior and intimidation by certain members of the public in the main district office building,” Graham Statt, executive director of Summerland, said in his report to the March 8 board […]

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A single contractor to manage several municipal services in Tampines as part of a new pilot project

SINGAPORE: In order to provide municipal services more efficiently, a single contractor will be appointed to manage these services in Tampines as part of a new pilot project. Services include cleaning of public spaces, tobacco or litter control, park maintenance and bird management. Announcing the pilot project on Thursday (March 4), State Minister for National […]

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Let’s celebrate our spirit: virus or not virus, municipal services must continue

LIMA – Keeping essential public services available to the taxpayers who fund these resources has proven difficult as city leaders roamed uncharted territory during the novel coronavirus. Pandemic or not, residents still expect their streets to be cleared of snow, clean water to flow from their taps, and their public records requests to be dealt […]

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Beijing Municipal Government Information Office Releases “I’m In Beijing For Spring Festival” Video Series, Business News

BEIJING, February 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Chinese New Year 2021 is special due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is not yet over. A notice was posted a few weeks ago encouraging people to stay where they work and live during the 2021 Spring Festival holidays, starting at February 11 to 17, to […]

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Norristown OK lease for temporary office ahead of town hall renovations – timesherald

NORRISTOWN – Borough staff will soon have a new workspace as renovations take place at the town hall after local leaders authorized a lease agreement on Wednesday. City Administrator Crandall Jones presented the rental agreement between the Municipality and Norristown Center Condominium for the 10,774 square foot temporary administrative space, located in office 104 of […]

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Protesters arrested for occupying the municipal services building

Updated at 6:15 p.m. A few dozen protesters were arrested for occupying the Philadelphia City Services building across from City Hall, including – briefly – a reporter from the Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia Police stop protesters inside the City Services building. (Emma Lee / WHYY) People had entered the building, which is closed to the public […]

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NJ Governor Signs COVID-19 Bills Affecting Municipal Government Operations

Customer alert On March 20, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy enacted two bills that impact on-going municipal government operations during the health crisis. The new legislation amends the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act regarding the calling and holding of public meetings and the New Jersey Open Public Records […]

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Tri-Port municipal government closures – North Island Gazette

City councils in the Tri-Port area continue to struggle and adapt to new realities of local government service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Port Hardy, Port McNeill and Port Alice as well as the Regional District of Mount Waddington have taken steps to ensure continued, albeit sometimes limited, public access, as well as the uninterrupted […]