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Town Council Meeting Agenda - Oct. 22, 2019

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The next Council Meeting is being held on Tuesday, October 22nd at 5:15 p.m. The public is welcome!  

Highlights of the Agenda  

Public Presentations
  • ABCO Industries request to remove ABCO properties from the Municipal Planning Strategy’s Architectural Control Areas. 

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REVISED Water Utility Notice: Fall Flushing of the System

"NEW TOWN" flushing POSTPONED

The Town of Lunenburg Water Utility will be flushing water mains in the entire distribution system. This is required to improve water quality within the distribution system.  

Please note the following dates when the flushing program will be carried out in your neighbourhood: 

  • “OLD TOWN” area starting Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m., Sunday, October 20, 2019
  • “NEW TOWN” area starting Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m., Sunday, November 3, 2019; 

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Electric Utility Notice: Power Outage - Oct. 17, 2019

 

UPDATE 5:00 p.m. -- Power has now been restored to all Lunenburg Electric Utility customers.

If you experience an outage after hours, PLEASE CALL:

  • After hours reporting: (902) 527-0150

Thank you and have a good evening.

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Mi'kmaq Flag Raising 2019 - Photo Album

The Town of Lunenburg was honoured to be joined today by Mi'kmaq Elders Peggie Wentzell and Nancy Whynot, Melissa Labrador and her family, and Melissa's father Todd Labrador for the raising of the Mi'kmaq Grand Council Flag. This is a sign of respect for the original people of this area.

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Lyme Disease Conference 2019

REGISTRATION is now open for the FREE Lyme Disease Conference from Lunenburg Lyme Association on November 16 & 17, 2019.

Day 1" Lyme SOS" is for health care professionals: http://ow.ly/vkxe50wGykA

Day 2 "Lyme 101" is for the general public: http://ow.ly/ZmvH50wGykC

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Hurricane Dorian Storm Damage to WWTP: Progress Report

Monday, October 7, 2019 – The Town of Lunenburg’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was partially flooded with seawater during Hurricane Dorian’s storm surge on September 7, 2019. 

The following outlines the current status of the repair work. 

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Orange Shirt Day

OrangeShirt Day

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day, the day in which we recognize the damage done by removing indigenous children from their homes and sending them to residential schools. Above, Mayor Rachel Bailey recognizes Orange Shirt Day at a September 30th press conference. "Every Child Matters."

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Lunenburg receives Provincial Grant for WWTP - Sep 30, 2019

MLA Suzanne Lohnes-Croft today announced investments to water and wastewater projects in 8 municipalities through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program (PCAP) and Flood Risk Infrastructure Program (FRIIP).

The Town of Lunenburg is grateful to receive $135,000, 50% of the total project cost, for the engineering pre-design phase of upgrades to our Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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Notice: Public Participation Meetings for Heritage

The Town’s Heritage Advisory Committee will be holding two Public Participation Meetings to receive public comments on the proposed Heritage Conservation District Plan and By-law.

The first session will be held on October 15, 2019 and will focus on the District’s Plan and By-law provisions. The second session will be held on October 21, 2019 and will focus on the Design Guidelines provisions. Both sessions will be held in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, 120 Townsend Street at 6:00 p.m.

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Enviro-Depots for Household Waste Disposal

BEFORE dropping off household hazardous waste, please CHECK what materials a depot can take.

Kaizer Meadow

The Town of Lunenburg disposes residential curbside waste at Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Centre, 450 Kaizer Meadow Road along Highway 14 in Lunenburg County.

For household hazardous waste, check here to see if Kaizer Meadow can take what you want to dispose of. If unsure, please call first at 902-275-2330.

Before bringing materials to Corkum's Recycling, please call first at 902-634-4972 to confirm what they can take, as they have a limited list of materials. Please do not drop off after hours.

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