Departments

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland utilizes a Council/Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) style of government. The administration is broken into four municipal departments, each responsible for the delivery of specialized services. These services are coordinated through the office of the CAO who ultimately reports to Council. Approximately 90 employees are employed by the Municipality and administer programs and services for residents.

General Inquiries

For general inquiries please contact us

 

Departments:

  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Community Development
  • Engineering & Operations

Administration

The Chief Administrative Officer is the senior staff person and the head of the Administration Department of the Municipality.

The CAO is accountable to Council and is responsible for providing leadership in the development and administration of all programs, by-laws, policies, and other initiatives approved by Council.

The CAO is supported by four staff positions:

  • Communications Officer & Executive Assistant to the CAO & Council
  • Municipal Clerk & Records Manager
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Strategic Research & Community Engagement Officer

Contact

Administration Department
Municipality of the County of Cumberland
Upper Nappan Service Centre
1395 Blair Lake Road
Upper Nappan, NS  B4H 3Y4
Phone: (902) 667-2313
Fax: (902) 667-1352
email:

 

Finance

Finance staff take care of balancing budgets, recording details of revenues and expenditures, financial reporting, tax collection, and procurement. Finance staff are the first faces you see when you come to our Service Centres. They are available to take payments for property tax or water bills. Staff are also available to answer any questions you may have relating to your property tax account or your water utility account.

For information about tax payments, or to pay your tax bill, please visit bill payments.

Contact

Finance Department
Municipality of the County of Cumberland
Upper Nappan Service Centre
1395 Blair Lake Road
Upper Nappan, NS  B4H 3Y4
Phone: (902) 667-2313
Fax: (902) 667-1352
email:

 

Community Development

The Department of Community Development supports and promotes community and economic development throughout the Municipality. This department manages the grants programs, the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre, recreation programming in the Community of Parrsboro, and is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating community economic development initiatives within the Municipality.

Contact

Community Economic Development
1395 Blair Lake Road,
Upper Nappan, NS, B4H 3Y4
Phone: (902) 667-2313
Fax: (902) 667-1352
email:

 

Engineering & Operations

The Department of Engineering & Operations is responsible for delivery of many municipal services. Service delivery locations are distributed throughout the Municipality. This department is responsible for:

  • capital projects,
  • road maintenance in the communities of Springhill & Parrsboro,
  • water and wastewater facilities,
  • dangerous and unsightly,
  • by-law administration,
  • canine control,
  • planning and permitting, and
  • solid waste administration.

Contact

If you have a life threatening situation call 911.

For non-emergency or general inquiries please call (902) 667-2313 during regular business hours or contact us.

To report an emergency condition outside of office hours please visit Public Works

Engineering & Operations
1395 Blair Lake Road,
Upper Nappan, NS, B4H 3Y4
Phone: (902) 667-2313
Fax: (902) 667-1352
email: