Following this week’s council meeting Mayor Andre Murphy spoke about a new assistant superintendent that will be joining the team at the town offices.
Tanvir Shahrier Mahmud brings experience in civil engineering, budgetary experience, and most notably waste management experience as he’s helped improve landfill and waste collection operations through data-driven strategies.
Mayor Murphy talks about other new town employees who joined in at this week's meeting.
"So we've got our new youth counsellor, Josh Santala. He's our new youth counsellor. We're excited that he's joining us and bringing any of the ideas from our youth. And as well as we got introduced last night to our new museum director, Jackson Baker. We welcome those two individuals to the team."
Other concerns that were brought up at this week's meeting included issues with town dumping.
Members of the destination marketing committee spoke about operations.
And plans that were discussed to improve upon discarded needles in the community would include more disposal spots and more education.
Find minutes from bi-weekly council meetings at townofthepas.ca.