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.

NS Property Assessment Authority Asks Property Owners Take Part in Checks and Balances

Property Valuation Services Corporation is asking Nova Scotia property owners to take part in one of their assessment quality checks by reviewing their 2018 preliminary assessment.

PVSC published preliminary assessments today at, and encourages property owners to contact them if they have additional information or would like to discuss their property.

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Cumberland Central Landfill Fire Update

A major fire has occured on September 12, 2017 at Cumberland Central Landfill in the recycling facility. Thankfully, no Landfill staff have been injured and all are safe.

At this point, Solid Waste Collection will continue as usual.

The Municipality would like to thank the fire departments and all firefighters who are helping to keep us safe!

For more information please visit CJSMA

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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Municipal Volunteer Event

Celebrating National Volunteer Week at the Municipality

In honour of National Volunteer Week, the Municipality of the County of Cumberland held a Volunteer Recognition Night on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The event brought together volunteers throughout the Municipality that were nominated by their volunteer organizations to recognize their contributions to their communities. A dinner was held and certificates were presented to each nominated individual.

The Municipality once again would like to thank the volunteers throughout the Municipality for the countless hours they dedicate to supporting and promoting their communities!

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Low Income Tax Exemption

The Municipality's Low Income Tax Exemption applications are now available. The Low Income Tax Exemption provides assistance to homeowners to help pay their residential property taxes. Qualified applicants will receive a credit which is applied directly to the tax account.

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