Northern Pen : 2019-01-02

Local Mayors Look Back At 2018 : 5 : 5

Local Mayors Look Back At 2018

5 NORTHERNPEN.CA WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2019 Local mayors look back at 2018 Q THE NORTHERN PEN Q THE NORTHERN PEN RODDICKTON-BIDE ARM, N.L. YEAR IN REVIEW Q Anchor Point Mayor Gerry Gros reflects on 2018 and looks ahead to 2019 THE NORTHERN PEN council. forward to improvement to the fire services in 2019. (As Great Northern Peninsula Joint Council chair) I guess basically it’s all talk right now but looking at economic development for the Northern Peninsula. Hopefully, in the new year we’ll be doing a capacity building workshop. We’ll be hosting it for the joint council in co-operation with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. But we don’t have much detail on that right now. But it will be a capacity building workshop looking at economic possibilities for the region. Q. What are you looking forward to in 2019? Q. What did you accomplish in 2018? A. What we’re looking forward to in 2019 is the installation of the generator and hooking it up. I’m sure at our next council meeting we’ll be discussing what major projects, if any, we want to pursue in 2019 outside of the generator. I’m sure we’ll be looking at some other issues and see where we go from there. (The Northern Peninsula Regional Service Board) is looking A. What we’re most proud of in Anchor Point is completing the pavement in town. And what we’re most proud of other than that is the purchase of a stand-by generator for the pumphouse. As far as the Northern Peninsula Regional Service Board is concerned, the election of a very active board. (We’re proud) to have a very S BIRTHS AT CURTIS HOSPITAL PITTMAN – Born to Carla Coates and Tyson Pittman of St. Anthony on Sept. 21, 2018, a boy weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Given names Reid James. active and very vocal joint THIS YEAR-END, GET MORE REWARDS FOR MORE HARD WORK ETHRIDGE – Born to Belinda Applin and Walter Ethridge of Port Saunders on November 5, 2018, a boy weighing 6 lbs. Given names Joseph Walter. +DSS\ 1HZ

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