Council back open from scare
It is business as usual at all Waikato District Council offices and libraries this week. All sites were closed on Friday following a message from a caller to visit a council site with harmful intent against staff.
‘‘We take any threat to our staff seriously and place their safety first.
‘‘The threat was not specific to a particular office, library or council-operated site therefore for the safety of all our people and of the public we closed all sites for the day,’’ said chief executive, Gavin Ion.
‘‘This was not an overreaction. Put simply people’s
‘‘We take any threat to our staff seriously and place their safety first. ’’