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June 13, 2017 Council Meeting Digest

Below is the Town Council Meeting Digest for Tuesday, June 13th. The full Minutes package is available on the Town website.

211 Information & Referral Service

A public presentation was given on the important provincial “211” service. Anyone with a problem or need can call this free public service to help you find current programs and services offered by local community groups, non-profits, and government departments. Call 211 or go online to www.ns.211.ca.  See the ‘presentation’ link on the Town website homepage for more information about what it does and how it works. Contact them if you need help!

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211 Nova Scotia Presentation to Lunenburg Town Council

Lunenburg Town Council at their June 13 received a presentation about the Provincial 211 public information service.  

 

Public Information Meeting

A public information meeting will be held by the Town of Lunenburg Planning Advisory Committee in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, 119 Cumberland Street at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider text amendments to the Land Use By-law to:
1. allow for an artisan food and beverage production facility use in the General Commercial (GC) Zone;
2. list 167 Victoria Road, Lunenburg as an existing single unit residential use under Part 11.1.(a).

For further information, copies of staff reports and questions about making a submission, please contact Dawn Sutherland, Manager of Planning & Development at 902-634-4410 x 255, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Mayor Bailey at Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference

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"Mayor Rachel Bailey is in Ottawa along with over 2000 municipal colleagues from across Canada for the annual FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) Conference.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the crowd reaffirming the Federal Government's commitment to partnering with municipalities in building a stronger Canada.

Sewer and Water Upgrades

Town of Lunenburg
Notice to Residents and Businesses

Lincoln Street (King to Kempt Streets)
Sewer and Water Upgrades June 14, 2017 Update

Thank you for your understanding as the important work of replacing aging infrastructure in this portion of Lincoln Street continues. We would like to provide you with a further progress report on construction activity and will endeavor to do this every two weeks to keep you informed.

J.R. Eisener Contracting Limited, has been working east on Lincoln Street replacing storm, water and sanitary lines. The contractor is continuing to work east on Lincoln Street and the schedule is to have all these services installed mid-block on Lincoln Street between Prince and Hopson Streets by June 30, 2017.

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Town of Lunenburg Hires Full Time Heritage Manager

The Town of Lunenburg is pleased to announce the hiring of a full-time Heritage Manager, Arthur MacDonald, MCIP, who will start work on June 21, 2017. Bill Plaskett, who filled this position on a part-time basis since August 2014 will be retiring.

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“Fighting Fraud Together!” Top 10 Scams & Frauds Lunenburg County Seniors’ Safety Program

“Fighting Fraud Together!” 

Downtown Parking Enforcement Reminder

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The Corps of Commissionaires members will be enforcing downtown parking again this Spring until December.  When parked at a parking meter please pay to avoid being ticketed. There are also many non-metered, free parking spaces downtown that can be viewed on the Town’s parking map. Motorists are reminded that tickets can be issued for additional parking violations such as blocking driveways, parking on a sidewalk, parking too close to an intersection, etc. Please help make Lunenburg safe for drivers and pedestrians by observing these Motor Vehicle Act requirements. Thank you!

Lunenburg Electric Utility Customer Notice

We will be issuing a 2016 Fuel Credit with your May electric bills.

As a municipal electric utility the Lunenburg Electric Utility purchases power from Nova Scotia Power at a bulk discounted rate. This allows the Lunenburg Electric Utility to provide power to our customers at prices below that of Nova Scotia Power.

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