Over $260,000 Supports the Purchase of a New Fire Truck in the District of Bay of Islands
Written by Administrator on November 13, 2014
The Honourable Judy Manning, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Minister Responsible for Fire and Emergency Services-Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced today that the Provincial Government is investing approximately $260,000 to enhance firefighting capacity in the District of Bay of Islands, supporting the communities of Lark Harbour and York Harbour.
Discussions are currently ongoing between the towns of Lark Harbour and York Harbour, and the Department of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs, regarding potential amalgamation of the communities. The new fire truck announced today was identified by both communities as a high priority and would support the regionalization of fire services.