Families looking for something to do together this Easter long weekend might have to rule out a visit to North Battleford’s CUplex as both the Field House and Aquatic Centre will be closed for most of the weekend.
Council needs to decide soon if an interim city manager is needed if one can't be hired before the current one leaves in May. According to Mayor Ryan Bater, the process could take up to six months. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff
The search is already on to find North Battleford’s next city manager, but Mayor Ryan Bater isn’t sure if a replacement can be found in time and said council needs to decide if there's a need for a temporary replacement.
North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater with firefighters Leslie Markewich and Trevor Watts, and North Battleford Fire Department Fire Chief Trevor Brice. Markewich and Watts were honoured with awards for long service Monday.Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff
After just over four years of service, North Battleford city manager, Jim Puffalt, has decided to move on to another city, but says he will miss the people, the community and all the opportunity it provided him.
Mayor Ryan Bater, left, with Battlefords MLA Herb Cox seen last summer at Cameron McIntosh Airport in North Battleford during a 2017 funding announcement. The city hopes to receive more funding from the province this year in a cost-sharing plan to continue its ongoing rehabilitation work of the airport’s runway.file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff