Trip begins Friday for majority metropolis workers as Lengthy Seashore struggles with a $ 30 million price range deficit – CBS Los Angeles
LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – The majority of Moncton city workers will be on leave this Friday to help the city close a $ 30 million deficit caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Moncton employees will be on leave for 26 days between October 2020 and September 2021. The move is expected to save $ 11 million in the city’s general fund and $ 30 million in savings across all funds.
“We know this will have a direct impact on our hours of operation and community service, but vacation days are a necessary step in addressing the city’s financial health and the impact of the pandemic,” City Manager Tom Modica said in a statement.
The vacation days will not affect COVID-19 test sites, police or fire stations, city parks, hiking trails, or the city’s outdoor pools. or Moncton Airport. Animal care, port offices, street cleaning and park supervision are operated as usual on Fridays.
From Friday, October 2nd and every other Friday until the end of September, the following services and facilities are closed:
- The town hall
- Billie Jean King Main Library, all branch libraries, including pick-up service and library offices (digital resources available 24/7)
- Ministry of Health offices
- Energy Resource Offices
- Water Department Offices
- Park administration offices
- Park offices and community parks
- Moncton Airport administrative offices
- Administration office of the fire brigade, fire protection measures
- Maritime Security Offices
- Housing Authority
- Construction and security services, including inspections and permits
- Citizens Police Complaints Commission
- Special events and filming
- Neighborhood resource center
- Joint Information Center COVID-19
- Call center for gas, water and garbage
- COVID-19 business hotline
- Towing and lien sales (Vehicles and property may be released outside of the above times for an additional fee. More information can be found online.)
However, the community park facilities are open to after-school programs and senior meals and will open on October 30th as the county electoral center.