“We’ve gone two years now and we’re heading into a third year and I think the variant, although it’s been affecting a lot of people, it’s not very serious and I think we’re looking at the end of this coming,” said Coun. Al Greir.
“I find it unacceptable that the City of Parksville has been kept in the dark about the decision to locate emergency shelters in Parksville that inevitably require staff coordination with emergency services,” said Coun. Marilyn Wilson.
City council deferred discussion on a grant that would allow the city to complete its 20-year Parksville Community Park stormwater management master plan in five years, but would still leave the city on the hook for about $1.9 million of the cost.
City employees, contractors, volunteers and on-call firefighters will have the choice to take rapid tests if they do not wish to declare their vaccination status. Termination is not being considered for workers who are not vaccinated, according to the city.