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February 2018 Newsletter

Be sure to check out our monthly newsletter which includes information about upcoming events in Cumberland County, municipal programs and services, grant opportunities, and much more! 

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Learn 2 Lead - Leadership Workshop Series 2018

Learn 2 Lead Schedule 2018

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Fundy Connect Launch

Media Release: November 16, 2017. For immediate release.

Regional Tour Beginning in Truro to Launch New Fundy Connect Web Space

Cumberland, Colchester, Amherst, Millbrook First Nation, Oxford, Sipekne’katik, Stewiake, Bible Hill and Truro will soon be the latest regions to embark on a provincial initiative to better communicate information about all the things to do and places to see in Fundy.

‘’We are happy to assist communities in the Fundy Region through the provision of one centralized location where residents and visitors alike can check out what’s going on in their community,’’ says Peter McCracken, Regional Manager - Fundy Region, Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, ‘’Fundy Connect is something we have heard communities and municipalities asking for and we are happy to be part of the delivery.

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Parrsboro Website Changes

The website for the former Town of Parrsboro has been discontinued (town.parrsboro.ns.ca). 

All municipal information concerning the Community of Parrsboro can now be found on this website.

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New Deputy Warden Elected - Joe Van Vulpen

Update on the office of Deputy Warden 

The term for serving as Deputy Warden in the Municipality  is  one year. The Deputy Warden election is held annually at the first Council meeting in November. 

At the meeting held November 1, 2017 Councillor Joe Van Vulpen was elected as Deputy Warden for the Municipality of the County of Cumberland.

Advertise at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre!

The Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre welcomes all businesses and organizations interested in advertising within our facility. With an estimated audience of 1500 spectators and users per week, your message will be seen by a broad range of potential customers from Cumberland and further afield. Advertising is an excellent tool to drive business!

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2017/2018 Budget

Council has approved the Municipality’s 2017/18 Operating and Capital Budgets at a Special Council Meeting held May 25, 2017. The 2017/18 budget is comprised of $27,119,404 for operating and 21,579,030 for capital. Highlights of the approved budget include 29 capital projects, two of which are the Parrsboro Wastewater Treatment Facility totaling $12.5 million and the Pugwash Water Supply project totaling $5.8 million.

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Notice of Relocation of Services - Springhill

To serve you better, tax payments, water bills, building permit inquiries, and all other general inquiries for the Municipality of the County of Cumberland will move from the former Springhill Town Hall to the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre effective Tuesday, May 23, 2017

 

Office hours remain: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

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