White Rock Fire Chief Phil Lemire presented the report City Preparations for COVID-19 at the March 17, 2020, Governance and Legislation Committee meeting.
Chief Lemire provided information related to COVID-19 and coronaviruses, the City of White Rock’s emergency response plan and the current global pandemic.
White Rock CAO Dan Bottrill introduced Chief Lemire, and the subject of COVID-19.
Mr. Bottrill said that the magnitude of this public health crisis is unprecedented in our lifetimes, and that it is a global issue that requires local action, requiring us all to do our part.
Chief Lemire said the City’s priorities at this time are:
Senior staff are meeting every day to keep the community and City employees safe. The City is in constant contact with Provincial and Regional partners to ensure the latest information and criteria are shared and applied.
The presentation includes an update as well as questions from members of City Council and answers from Chief Lemire and the City’s Senior Management Team.
Chief Lemire reminded people watching the livestreaming of the meeting to:
Watch the livestream here. Visit www.whiterockcity.ca/COVID19 for up-to-date information about City news related to COVID-19.