COVID-19

Municipal Buildings Re-opening

With the number of new and active cases both locally and provincially declining significantly recently, and with the level of vaccinations increasing daily, all municipal buildings which had been temporarily closed to the public on April 27th will be re-opened to the public effective Monday June 7, 2021.

Service Centres will be open to the public the following hours:

Upper Nappan

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Parrsboro

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Springhill(window service at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre )

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - noon & 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Recreation facilities remain closed at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre due to public health guidelines.

Municipal Buildings Temporarily Closed to Public

Due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Province of Nova Scotia, the Municipality will be temporarily implementing a number of operational changes. These operational changes are being made in order to ensure the health and safety of all employees, while continuing to provide services to our residents.

Effective immediately, and until further notice, operational changes will include the following:

• All Municipal buildings will be closed to the public (including the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre);
• Although closed to the public, Service Centres in Springhill (902-597-3751), Upper Nappan (902-667-2313) and Parrsboro (902-254-2036) will continue to be staffed to respond to inquiries and provide services to our residents.

A reminder that there are the following methods of payment possible:

DROP BOXES LOCATED AT ALL 3 SERVICE CENTRES
The Upper Nappan Service Centre -1395 Blair Lake Road, Upper Nappan (Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
The Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre – 6 Main Street, Springhill (Tues & Thurs, 10 a.m.-noon & 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)
The Parrsboro Service Centre – 209 Main Street, Parrsboro (Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
MAIL CHEQUES
Mail to: 1395 Blair Lake Road, Upper Nappan, NS B4H 3Y4.
Please write your tax account number on the cheque.
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Contact your local bank. Payments can be made at most financial institutions via phone or online banking service.
(To add the Municipality of Cumberland as a payee, search for “Cumberland”, select Cumberland Municipal County Tax from the list, use your six digit tax account number shown on your bill (this number begins with a 6). Remember to submit payments separately for each tax account number.
PRE-AUTHORIZED PAYMENT
The Municipality of Cumberland now accepts pre-authorized payment. Forms can be found on our website or call 902-667-2313 to request one to be mailed. Please provide staff at least 14 days to complete the request.
PAY BY CREDIT CARD
Credit card payments are only available online through Paymentus a secure third-party credit card provider. We cannot take credit card payment over the phone or in person. Paymentus charges a service fee of 2.85% for each transaction. To access this service visit: www.cumberlandcounty.ns.ca

Updated hours for Service Centres - March 2021

Effective March 8, 2021 Service Centres within the Municipality of Cumberland will adapt their hours.

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Municipal Facilities Access for People From High-Risk Areas

In keeping with Provincial Health Guidelines from both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, the Municipality of Cumberland is requesting people who have been to  Orange Zones in New Brunswick to not enter any municipally owned facilities including but not limited to Service Centres and the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre.

This request is being made because of the current list of restrictions that have asked the public to avoid non-essential travel to and from areas of high-risk. For the list of restrictions visit https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/county-restrictions/

A reminder that there are the following methods of payment possible:

DROP BOXES LOCATED AT ALL 3 SERVICE CENTRES
The Upper Nappan Service Centre -1395 Blair Lake Road, Upper Nappan (Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
The Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre – 6 Main Street, Springhill (Tues & Thurs, noon-2 p.m.)
The Parrsboro Service Centre – 209 Main Street, Parrsboro (Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
MAIL CHEQUES
Mail to: 1395 Blair Lake Road, Upper Nappan, NS B4H 3Y4.
Please write your tax account number on the cheque.
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Contact your local bank. Payments can be made at most financial institutions via phone or online banking service.
(To add the Municipality of Cumberland as a payee, search for “Cumberland”, select Cumberland Municipal County Tax from the list, use your six digit tax account number shown on your bill (this number begins with a 6). Remember to submit payments separately for each tax account number.
PRE-AUTHORIZED PAYMENT
The Municipality of Cumberland now accepts pre-authorized payment. Forms can be found on our website or call 902-667-2313 to request one to be mailed. Please provide staff at least 14 days to complete the request.
PAY BY CREDIT CARD
Credit card payments are only available online through Paymentus a secure third-party credit card provider. We cannot take credit card payment over the phone or in person. Paymentus charges a service fee of 2.85% for each transaction. To access this service visit: www.cumberlandcounty.ns.ca

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