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Carberry Mayor pissed off with Well being Centre improve delays –

Carberry city council met earlier this week to debate a wide range of subjects, together with a needed improve to the Carberry Well being Centre.

Mayor Stuart Olmstead says they should see some upgrades together with a room with a bathe, sink, and bathroom. In addition they need to add a tub and ceiling monitor. The fee is roughly $125,000.

“We had been assured earlier this summer time that undertaking could be happening beneath the auspice of the Prairie Mountain well being area. That isn’t fairly taking place because it was promised to us earlier,” says Olmstead. “It appears like they’re very a lot shaking us down for a sure amount of cash to mainly full the undertaking or come forth with cash to have that undertaking moved up on the listing.”

He says that is the second time because the constructing was constructed 22 years in the past {that a} main renovation was wanted. Again when he first joined council, he says the air con within the constructing wanted to be fastened — one thing that ought to have been performed when the ability was first constructed. He says that is the identical factor taking place now.

He provides, that they had already met with the Prairie Mountain Well being board and had been advised the cash was there and the undertaking could be performed. Now, Olmstead says they’ve modified their tune.

“It’s extremely irritating when you’ve gotten one facet saying, ‘Yep, we’ll do it’ after which coming again a pair months later saying, ‘Properly, we’ll do it so long as you give us a sure amount of cash’. It very a lot appears like we’re having a double dip taxation,” says Olmstead. “We pay taxes to have a well being care facility in our group after which they arrive again to us and say, ‘Properly, you realize, we want some extra money for that.'”

He says city council desires to have a “lengthy sit down” with their native MLA to determine why that is taking place. 

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