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Committee of the Whole Review April 14, 2021

Committee of the Whole (COW) met via zoom on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Council now holds COW meetings the second Wednesday of every month with delegations, presentations and petitions a major focus of these meetings.

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Parrsboro Service Centre hours for April 15, 2021

The Parrsboro Service Centre will be closed to the public April 15th from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. due to a planned power outage.
Phone lines will also be unavailable during this time. Please call 902-667-2313 for municipal services.

Summer Employment

The Municpality of the County of Cumberland is currently advertising for several summer positions.

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Springhill Road Closure - April 12, 2021

Springhill Public Works is planning a street closure on Main Street Springhill between McFarlane street and Church street, for Monday April 12th. Detour signs will be posted, Trucks and large vehicles will be required to take the Lisgar street detour route. Work will start in the morning and is expected to take approximately 8 hours to complete.

Flags at half-mast April 9, 2021

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland has lowered all flags to half-mast in solemn recognition of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. 

Review of Parrsboro Wastewater Project COW Q&A April 8 2021

.Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a special committee of the whole on Thursday, April 8, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement.

The councillor representing district 8, Carrie Goodwin asked questions submitted by the public regarding the Parrsboro wastewater treatment project . Questions submitted by the residents of district 8 centered around project decisions, funding for the project, the tendering, the local improvement charge and sewer rate and also and perhaps most importantly, moving forward.

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The next public council meeting will be April 21, 2021 at 6 p.m. A committee of the whole meeting will be held April 14, 2021 at 6 p.m. Formal minutes of the April 8 meeting will be available within 24 hours of the meeting. A Facebook live recording is available on the municipal Facebook page

Review of April 7, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement.

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Review of April 6, 2021 Special Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a special meeting of council on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, with only one agenda item, the hiring of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the municipality.

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