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Town Council Meeting Digest - February 12, 2019

Public Presentations

• Yvonne Mosley presented on a proposed Lyme Disease Conference for the fall of 2019 – a day for the general public and a day for health care professionals. The presentation included Lyme facts and a video that can be viewed at the following link: http://bit.ly/2SH6EyL.

Council supported the conference in principal, and will await a more specific ask. 

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Project Lunenburg - Launch Open House

Project Lunenburg is a comprehensive community planning process initiated by the Town of Lunenburg. It’s about bringing people together to set our direction for the years to come. It’s a plan created for the community, by the community.

Drop by the launch to learn what the process has in store, explore important topics, and share your input. This event is family friendly and drop-in style. Please come and go at your convenience.

Wed February 27, 6:00-9:00 pm

Lunenburg Fire Hall, 25 Medway Street

*Storm date: Thu February 28th

For more information about the launch event, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 902 634 4410 Ext. 255.

Nominations Open for Heritage Recognition Awards

 

The Town of Lunenburg is accepting nominations for the annual Heritage Awards: Certificates of Recognition for outstanding restoration and/or rehabilitation work, as well as well-designed infill developments that contribute positively to the streetscape.

The deadline for nominations is March 4th, 2019.

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Lunenburg Town Council Meeting - February 12, 2019

 

The next Council Meeting is being held on Tuesday, February 12th at 5:15 p.m. The public is welcome!  

Highlights of the Agenda  

Presentations & Correspondence
  • Information on a proposed Lyme Disease Conference for the fall of 2019 for the general public and health care professionals.
  • New Library Funding Model from the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage. 

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Lunenburg Academy Foundation AGM Notice

Lunenburg Academy Foundation Notice of Annual General Meeting of the Members:

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Lunenburg Academy Foundation is called for and will be held on the 4th day of April, 2019, at the Lunenburg Academy, Room 206, (97 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, B0J 2C0) at 6:30 pm. 

The Foundation's primary objective is the preservation and restoration of the Lunenburg Academy building.

For more information, visit www.lunenburgacademyfoundation.com.

 

Lunenburg Town Council Digest - January 22, 2019

Public Presentations

• UPLAND Planning & Design presented the Lunenburg Academy Lot Development Concept Plan. Full tender documents and cost estimates have been completed per their scope of work. This phase of the Lunenburg Academy re-development is on hold until the building’s front façade exterior renovation can be addressed.

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Lunenburg Community Centre - Structural Roof Repairs

The Lunenburg Community Centre at 15 Green Street is about to undergo structural roof upgrades in response to the Town’s Municipal Climate Change Action Plan. The plan identified the need to reinforce the Community Centre’s lower roof for potential increase in snow loads. The work will be completed by Rikjak Construction of Lunenburg, and will take place February 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019.

The roof structure of the front addition of the building is being reinforced (i.e., the weight room, lobby, janitor’s room and washrooms). The contractor will be removing the ceiling covering, rafters’ reinforcement, and replacing the ceiling. 

Access during construction:

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Lunenburg's Provincial Volunteer Representative

Do you know someone who lives in the Town of Lunenburg that deserves recognition for their outstanding volunteering?         

Each year, every municipality in Nova Scotia nominates an individual from their community to represent volunteers in that community at the Provincial Volunteer Awards ceremony in Halifax on April 1, 2019. 

You are encouraged to nominate a worthy Lunenburg representative for this year’s award! The nomination form can be downloaded pdf here (506 KB) . For more information, please contact the Recreation Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-634-4006.

The deadline for nominations is: January 31, 2019.

 

Town of Lunenburg - Winter Parking Advisory 

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Please help us keep Town streets free of ice and snow by ensuring your vehicle is parked off-street during winter storm and snow removal operations. The Public Works Department can do the job more efficiently if your vehicles are not left on the street during this time. 

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Strategic Plan Status Report 2016-2018

 

A Strategic Plan was developed in Spring 2014. This report addresses progress from Fall 2016 (election of current Council) to Fall 2018.

It's a good glimpse into the big picture work Council and staff do, alongside day-to-day tasks.

For the progress report and the Strategic Plan itself, please visit this page: www.explorelunenburg.ca/strategic-plan

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