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Holiday Notice

The Lunenburg Town Office (119 Cumberland Street) will be CLOSED on Monday, May 20, 2019 for the Victoria Day Holiday.

The office will re-open on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:15 a.m.

Town Council Meeting Agenda - May 23, 2019

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A *special* Council Meeting is being held on Thursday, May 23rd at 12:00 p.m. The public is welcome!

Highlights of the Agenda

• CBCL Engineering will present their final Wastewater Treatment Plant study report to Council.

Note: A second special meeting will be held for the Wastewater Collection System study, date to be announced.

See the full Agenda package on the Town website: bit.ly/2HWjzbV

 

Town Council Meeting Digest - May 14, 2019

Public Presentations

  • The Western Regional Housing Authority presented on their role in managing public housing.
  • The Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage reviewed the Provincial Library funding formula proposal, taking effect next year (2020/21).
  • Public Health reviewed the impact of corporate sponsorship on children and health. Council will discuss possible amendments to the Town policy at their next General Government Committee.
  • The Lilydale RCMP reviewed their Jan-Mar 2019 quarterly policing report.

*Note: All these presentations are available in the full Agenda package. 

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Happy Retirement to Craig "Flower" Crouse

Town staff said our congratulations last Friday to a long-time valued member of our Public Works team, Craig “Flower” Crouse. Flower has retired after dedicating 39 years to serving the needs of Lunenburg’s residents and businesses.

We wish him good health and happiness in his most deserved retirement, and hope he and Angela enjoy it!

"Read more" for retirement party photos.

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2019/20 Lunenburg Town Budgets Presentation

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As part of Town Council's budget review process, the Draft 2019/20 Operating and Capital Budgets will be presented at Council at the May 28, 2019 meeting at 5:15 p.m.

Please join us to learn more and ask questions. Public submissions are welcome, either by writing in advance (write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or in person at the meeting.

For copies of the Draft Budgets, contact the Town Office at 902-634-4410 or see the Municipal Services/Finance and Tax Rates page on the Town website: www.explorelunenburg.ca/finances-and-tax-rates

 

New Interpretive Panels

New Lunenburg Academy heritage interpretive panels have been installed at the corner of Kaulbach Street and Unity Lane, next to the school. Take a look the next time you're visiting the library or out for a walk, or see pdf here (3.87 MB) for a preview.

 

Call for Volunteers - Council Remuneration/Succession

The Town of Lunenburg is seeking volunteers to serve on a Council Succession Development Sub-Committee. Deadline for application: June 5, 2019.

The Sub-Committee will be made up of five (5) citizen members, two (2) of which will ideally be former members of Council. The Sub-Committee will report to the General Government Committee. 

The primary purpose of the Sub-Committee is to conduct an independent review of the current annual remuneration paid to the Town of Lunenburg’s Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Council, and recommend an appropriate remuneration structure for implementation after the October 2020 election.  

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Welcome to Town Engineer Lee Fougere

The Town of Lunenburg is pleased to announce that Lee Fougere, P. Eng., joined our staff as Town Engineer at the end of February.

Lee is a Civil Engineer and graduate of St. FX and Dalhousie Universities. He has held senior management positions at Jacques Whitford, Stantec Consulting, and Canadadrill Geotechnical Division, focusing on geotechnical and materials engineering.

Originally from Port Hawkesbury, Cape Breton, Lee and his fiancée Ashleigh are currently planning their wedding (congratulations!) for July of this year. In his free time, you can catch him gardening, playing golf, camping, and hiking the spectacular walking trails around the region.

We are delighted that this talented individual has chosen to work with the Town in such an important role for the betterment of our community. Please join us in welcoming Lee to the Town team!

Lee can be reached at 902-634-8992 x2 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..