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Langford Mayor Stew Young - April 28th 2020

April 30, 2020
  • 100,000 masks being distributed (at cost)

    • being delivered to businesses
    • till shields, face shields and hand sanitizers available via mobile PPE stocked vans
    • $1,000 - $2,000 worth of PPE equipment sold daily
    • daily one of these PPE supply vans will be parked in front of City Hall for residents
    • in-home testing still available
  • The Mayor's thoughts regarding a post-COVID economy...
    • January - March 2019 - $108 million in development permits
    • January - March 2020 - $146 million in development permits
    • Langford never really closed!
      • Big Box stores still open
      • keep the essential services open
  • trying to obtain a Rapid-Tester for the city
  • much more testing & PPE is required...should be a national focus...no excuse
  • where did you get the masks from?
    • Mayor Young has an extensive personal network across the world, e.g., Hong Kong, England, Edmonton
  • local procurement highlights & stories of PPE equipment purchases, i.e. masks