Rommel Silverio

Candidate in the Kam Lake Yellowknife race.

Rommel can be reached on social media, at rommel.silverio2015@gmail.com, or by calling (867) 445-6229.

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Council floats study of 25-metre pool option

January 30, 2020

NNSL Media - ...people’s feedback on that so we can have the best case possible that we are designing the aquatic centre that we need.” Couns. Niels Konge and Rommel Silverio were the only two who opposed Morgan’s motion. Konge, who has been chair of the Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee, said that there has already...

Yellowknife will study building smaller, cheaper new pool

January 29, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...pool the same size as the current Ruth Inch facility, or a refit of the Ruth Inch pool itself. On Monday, councillors passed a motion – with Rommel Silverio and Niels Konge opposed – to study the 25-metre option in more detail. City Hall will now instruct consultants to draw up detailed costings for...

How NWT election candidates raised and spent their money

January 16, 2020

Cabin Radio - ...or was simply trying to make him someone else's problem. She did not offer a contribution to the only other councillor who ran in the election, Rommel Silverio in Kam Lake.) List: How much each candidate raised Here, in order from largest to smallest, is the sum raised in contributions by each 2019 NWT...

Flags, proclamations and protocol

January 14, 2020

NNSL Media - Rommel Silverio, believed to be the city’s first city councillor of Filipino heritage, pushed back against fellow councillors Monday after they advised the city to stop raising foreign national flags. Mayor Rebecca Alty raised the agenda item during the government priorities committee meeting noting that the...

Yellowknife councillors raise red flag over raising of flags

January 14, 2020

Cabin Radio - ... "Sometimes we've seen flags that we don't generally agree on with, say, the human rights record of a certain country," she said. Councillor Rommel Silverio supported the practice, citing how meaningful the raising of the Filipino flag each June is to his own community in Yellowknife. "I think we need...

Yellowknife Community Plan passes second reading

December 22, 2019

NNSL Media - ...proposed by city administration in the community plan. In a close vote, Couns. Niels Konge, Cynthia Mufandaedza, Steve Payne, Robin Williams and Rommel Silverio successfully kept the loop in that neighbourhood. Mayor Rebecca Alty and Couns. Shauna Morgan, Stacie Smith and Julian Morse opposed. The biggest...

‘The outside, looking in.’ Sole Indigenous councillor opposes budget

December 10, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...Indigenous relations position into a municipally funded, permanent post. The motion failed to pass, with only councillors Cynthia Mufandaedza and Rommel Silverio in support. "We're making knowledge of reconciliation, but we're not actually making the efforts to go forward with it," said Smith following...

$400K deleted from YK budget as quest to reduce 8.5% increase begins

December 3, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...– currently used for parking – for development. Shauna Morgan's motion to remove the parking study was supported by Payne, Robin Williams, and Rommel Silverio, but was voted down by the majority of councillors. Other 2020 capital projects discussed included: $595,000 in ice plant upgrades at the...

KAM LAKE: incumbent Testart is out, Cleveland is in

October 1, 2019

NNSL Media - ...262 votes, 38 more than runner-up Robert Hawkins, who pulled in a total of 224. Cleveland and Hawkins were followed by Testart, with 220 votes, and Rommel Silverio, who garnered 125 votes from Kam Lake residents. The six candidates made up Yellowknife’s most crowded electoral district in a race. Cleveland...

3 ridings heading to recounts in tight Yellowknife races

October 1, 2019

CBC North - ...and establishing a really healthy working relationship," said Cleveland. Testart came third with 220 votes, followed by Yellowknife city councillor Rommel Silverio, Abdullah Al-Mahamud and Cherish Winsor. In a Facebook post, Testart congratulated Cleveland and thanked his supporters. "To the people of Kam...

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