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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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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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Tax Certificate Fee Changes

Please be advised that the fee for a Tax Certificate has been set at $20.00 per assessment account for all of the 13 Districts within the Municipality of the County of Cumberland.

Council adopted this change to our Fees Policy during the Council session held on Wednesday April 21, 2017.

It is anticipated that this uniform Tax Certificate fee will alleviate possible confusion and create a more unified and cohesive fee to our customers.

Solid Waste Mobile App - Never Forget Your Garbage Day Again!

The Cumberland Central Landfill has made it even easier for residents to stay connected with waste management collection and programs.

Download our free Solid Waste Mobile App by searching for Cumberland County Solid Waste in the App Store. Use your mobile phone to view collection schedules, receive collection reminders and service alerts for any interruptions to waste collection such as cancellations due to weather. Residents can also sign up online by visiting Cumberland Joint Services Management Authority.

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Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Emergencies can be stressful, but if you take the time now to prepare yourself and your family you will be better able to cope. Being prepared means:

  • Knowing the risks
  • Developing a plan 
  • Preparing a kit

To find out more information on emergency management go to Emergency Management.