How has morale been at the City of Chestermere office since multiple councilors and senior staff got dismissed?

Pat Vincent is the interim Chief Administration Officer (CAO) and explained it's like day and night at the office.

"I have heard from most of the staff that it has been a 180-degree turn. The first day that I walked in, I was recognized by the receptionist Kathy and she gave me a big warm hug. I have received such tremendous and positive responses from staff," said Vincent. 

Vincent said he would never speak for anyone but he has noticed a change was needed especially for the staff. 

MLA for Chestermere-Strathmore, Chantelle De Jonge spoke on the stability Chestermere needs to continue to grow and prosper. 

"I think people of Chestermere as one myself deserve stability. I am in this community all the time and we're one of the fastest growing cities in all of Alberta but with that growth comes an increase in needs and priorities, and that requires a lot of time and attention," said De Jonge. 

The final financial review of the city will be looked at from October 2021 to December 4, 2023, and a byelection is set to take place later next year.

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