The Centennial Centre in Bonnyville requested an increase in their funding from both the Municipal District of Bonnyville and the Town of Bonnyville. Town Council for Bonnyville held a special meeting on November 25th to discuss options, and decided not to increase the amount of funding given to the C2.
“it was a special meeting to figure out what we were going to contribute,” Mayor of Bonnyvile Gene Sobolewski explains, “the Centennial Centre had asked for additional $50,000. Essentially, the Town came back and said, ‘no’.”
It’s tighter times here, we’re anticipating that there’s going to be more service requests, so let’s tighten all belts – Gene Sobolewski Mayor of Bonnyville
“The Town will be continue to contribute the same amount of funding we did last year,” confirms the Mayor, the amount is excess $1.o17 million. The Centennial Centre had also approached the MD of Bonnyville for additional funding, the request was voted down at Council’s November 26th meeting.