The extreme uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has led the Town of Amherst to adjust its staffing requirements.
“We have been analyzing staffing requirements in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and I have concluded, based on the recommendations of the senior management team, that this staffing adjustment is necessary,” CAO Greg Herrett said on April 9, 2020.
“I regret having to take these actions. However, they are necessary at this time.”
Mayor David Kogon has an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. To view his message, please go to: https://youtu.be/qNfkI-KXlGY
Amherst proclaims April to be Essential Services Workers Month
The Town of Amherst has declared the month of April to be Essential Services Workers Month.
“Our police officers, firefighters, public works crews, correctional officers, doctors, nurses, paramedics and other health-care workers, pharmacists and pharmacy and retail workers are vital to the health and safety of our community,” Mayor David Kogon said on April 3, 2020, as he signed the proclamation.
At the direction of the Minister of Municipal Affairs, and pursuant to the Emergency Management Act, all parks in the Town of Amherst are closed. Persons found on park premises will be trespassing and subject to fines.
To read the minister’s order, go to: https://bit.ly/399RtlF.