Mobile Eco-Depot (Hazardous Waste) in Salisbury Jan. 19-20

Southeast Eco360's “Mobile Eco-Depot” will be at the Salisbury Baptist Church, 3128 Main Street on Wednesday, January 19th and Thursday, January 20th from noon-8:00pm both days. Bring your household hazardous waste for safe disposal. These are products such as solvents, pesticides, and chemicals. Along with hazardous waste, the Mobile Eco-Depot will also accept bulk items that are brought to their mobile units. For more information, visit them online at www.eco360.ca.

RCMP Introduces Online Crime Reporting (OCR)

    The New Brunswick RCMP has launched its new Online Crime Reporting (OCR) website:
    https://ocre-sielc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en
    Types of crime that can be reported using this tool are mischief/damage to property <$5,000, theft <$5,000 (incl. theft of a bicycle and theft from a vehicle <$5,000), and lost property. This tool can take the place of having to phone the RCMP non-emergency line (1-888-506-RCMP) or visiting a detachment. At the end of filing a report using OCR, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with an incident number and a report, which can be used for insurance purposes.
    However, if an incident is still in progress or is an emergency, please call 911.

 

COVID-19: NB Winter Plan Moving to Level 3 (Jan. 14)

    New Brunswick is tightening its Winter Plan in the fight against the COVID-19 Omicron variant. In effort to limit contacts, the entire province will go to Level 3 from 11:59pm Jan. 14th until the end of day on Jan. 30th.
    This new level includes: a continuation of at-home schooling; reverting to single household bubbles; no public gatherings; limiting retail establishments to 50 per cent capacity; shutting down gyms, entertainment centres and salons; shutting down team sports; and pushing church services online or outdoors/in-vehicle. Full details can be found at this link: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2022.01.0019.html
    The mask mandate continues for indoor public spaces in New Brunswick, as well as outdoor public spaces in situations where physical distancing cannot be maintained.
    The Village of Salisbury Office remains open for business; however, in keeping with NB Public Health guidelines, masks must be worn. Also, because of physical distancing requirements only one customer (or from the same single household bubble) is permitted to be at the front counter at a time, requiring those waiting to either be out in the hall or outdoors during particularly busy times. Your patience and understanding is appreciated.
    Meantime, the Province of New Brunswick has announced a third phase of its NB Small Business Recovery Grant program from Jan. 24th to the end of February. Eligible businesses can received a one-time grant of up to $10,000. To apply: https://onbcanada.ca/covid-19/
    In its Jan. 13th update, NB Public Health reported four deaths and 104 active hospitalizations due to COVID-19, including nine patients in intensive-care.

COVID-19: Omicron darkens NB New Year's Eve

New Brunswick Public Health is responding to the presence of the COVID-19 Omicron variant with a number of changes to its Level 2 Winter coronavirus plan effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 11:59pm. Among the changes are: reserving PCR tests for only the highest risk and symptomatic cases (asking all others to rely on home rapid testing); adjusting the isolation periods for positive cases in order to prevent staff shortages with regards to critical infrastructure (incl. health-care, power and law enforcement, among others); and return-to-school is cancelled on January 10th with the public school system moving to online learning from Jan. 11-21. All of the specifics can be found at this link:
https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.12.0944.html

Meantime, the number of new cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick reported on New Year’s Eve was 682 against 190 recoveries. Forty-five are hospitalized, including 21 in intensive care.  

COVID-19: NB preparing for Level 2 of Winter Plan

The New Brunswick Government has announced plans to tighten its current COVID-19 response a few days after Christmas. The Province will move to Level 2 of its Winter Plan on December 27th at 11:59pm. This means households will, at that time, shift from having an additional “Steady 20” to a “Steady 10,” and businesses, including retail and restaurants, must go to only 50 per cent capacity plus social distancing and masks-on. More information, including updates on vaccinations, via the link below…
Dec. 21 NB Press Release
Meantime, reported on December 21st were another 156 new cases of COVID-19 (including 47 in Zone 1 (Moncton region)), along with 157 recoveries. Forty-one COVID-19 patients are hospitalized. Active cases in New Brunswick now total 1,268.

COVID-19: Omicron variant confirmed in NB (Dec. 13)

With the confirmed presence of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in the province, the New Brunswick government is ramping up efforts to combat its spread. The new variant has been confirmed in three cases, including one in Zone 1, the Moncton region. A number of new measures were announced on Dec. 13th in a government news conference and press release. Among them: businesses and retail establishments must ensure 2m distancing between patrons, entertainment venues can only operate at 50 per cent capacity, household contacts must be limited to a steady 20, and students in grades K-to-6 will be starting their Christmas vacations one week ahead of schedule, beginning after school on Friday, Dec. 17th.

The government also announced on Dec. 13th that another two New Brunswickers have died from the coronavirus. One-hundred new cases were announced, of which 12 are in Zone 1. This brings the total of active cases in New Brunswick to 1,048. Forty-one COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, including 14 in ICUs.

Casual Employment Opportunity - On-Call Labourer

CASUAL ON-CALL LABOURER

 

The Village of Salisbury is currently accepting applications for the casual on-call position of Labourer/Winter & Summer Equipment Operator.

A job description is also available at the Village Office, 56 Douglas Street.

Please submit your resume by mail or in person from 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday to Friday, 56 Douglas Street, Salisbury, NB, E4J 3E3, or by email at vilsalisbury@nb.aibn.com.  

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
The Village of Salisbury is an equal opportunity employer.

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