Rommel Silverio

Candidate in the Kam Lake Yellowknife race.

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Yellowknife councillors vote against shelter proposal

October 5, 2021

My Yellow Knife Now - ...go ahead, it needed approval by the City. - Advertisement - Those against the proposal were councillors Stacie Smith, Niels Konge, Steve Payne and Rommel Silverio. Smith says she feels the proposal was not the right solution and that this isn’t the end of the road. “I don’t want us to take the first...

City council says no to health authority’s ‘last option’ for shelter

October 5, 2021

NNSL Media - built. Counsellors Shauna Morgan and Julian Morse and Mayor Rebecca Alty voted in support of the motion. Counsellors Stacie Smith, Niels Konge, Rommel Silverio and Cynthia Mufandaedza voted against it, defeating the motion four to three. Counsellor Robin Williams was excused from voting as he expressed a...

Council votes down temporary day shelter in downtown Yellowknife

October 5, 2021

CBC North - ...Morgan voted in favour of granting a conditional use permit for 4709 Franklin Ave., while councillors Niels Konge, Steve Payne, Stacie Smith and Rommel Silverio voted against it. The territory has argued that — after canvassing for options throughout the summer — the building on the corner of Franklin...

YK city council votes against temporary shelter proposal

October 5, 2021

CKLB 101.9 - ...short with city council voting 4-3 against using the space as a temporary shelter. Councillors who voted against included Steve Payne, Niels Konge, Rommel Silverio and Stacie Smith. Those who voted in favour were Mayor Rebecca Alty, as well as councillors Shauna Morgan and Julian Morse. Each member gave their...

City councillors vote down Yellowknife day shelter proposal

October 5, 2021

Cabin Radio - ...want us to take the first handout, as we have for many years, thinking that this will be the only solution that comes toward us.” Councillor Rommel Silverio said he wanted to send a message to the territorial government that he was not happy with the location chosen for the temporary day shelter. ...

City ponders adjustment to tax mill rate

April 7, 2021

My Yellow Knife Now - ...Alty, who was in favour of keeping the mill rate the same. Alty added council should create business incentive programs instead. Councillors Rommel Silverio, Robin Williams and Stacie Smith all supported keeping mill rates the same as in 2020. Councillor Cynthia Mufandaedza said she would support...

Yellowknife contemplates shifting property tax burden

April 6, 2021

Cabin Radio - ... Status quo and ‘shock to the system’ “I hope we don’t stay with the status quo,” Konge said. Mayor Rebecca Alty and councillors Rommel Silverio, Robin Williams and Stacie Smith, however, supported keeping mill rates the same as in 2020. Alty said she doesn’t believe changing the mill rate...

Yellowknife backs proposal to allow permanent residents to vote locally

March 10, 2020

CBC North - ...citizen takes so long as opposed to changing our elections act to accommodate,' says Counc. Stacie Smith who opposed the motion. (Submitted) Coun. Rommel Silverio, who was once a permanent resident himself, supported the bill. "They pay taxes, they own property and they are a valued part of the community," he...

Proposed Vee Lake quarry passes first hurdle at city council

March 10, 2020

Cabin Radio - ... A new Bristol Pit? A motion from Morgan to reopen debate among councillors – unusual at third reading – failed with only Morgan and Councillor Rommel Silverio in support. Morgan had argued a surge in interest in the quarry proposal since second reading merited the extra discussion. Councillor Niels Konge...

Yellowknife city council votes to move forward on proposed quarry near Vee Lake

March 10, 2020

CBC North - ...few places that I find peace." Unanimous vote After hearing from both sides, Coun. Shauna Morgan proposed re-opening the bylaw for debate, with Rommel Silverio seconding, but that motion died on the floor and the bylaw went straight to a vote. Councillors were unanimous in favour of moving the project...

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