The Town of Stony Plain is set to finalize its corporate plan for 2021-23 and COVID-19 weighed over much of the document deliberations.
“This year had a number of unique challenges,” Tom Goulden, Town manager said in a press release. “We have to be cognizant of these realities and plan for a future of sustainable growth and development [after the end of the] pandemic and extended economic downturn.”
Councillors in the community discussed the set of policy and proposals during meetings Nov. 2 and 3. In their first gathering it was noted the results of several virus-caused changes were yet to be determined and various other initiatives have also been delayed into the next year too.
“The Shikaoi exchange has been paused for now,” Karl Hill, general manager of Community and Protective Services said. “A lot of those programs are contemplated to be moved but the caveat of this would be restrictions in place and our ability to continue in some form.”