Departments

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland utilizes a Council/Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) style of government. The administration is broken into six 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:

 

 

CAO's Office

The Chief Administrative Officer is the senior staff person in 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's Office is responsible for overall administrative functions of the organization including Office of the Municipal Clerk, records management, grants to organizations and communications.

Contact

CAO's Office
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 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) 667-2470
Fax: (902) 667-1352
email: 

 

 

Engineering & Operations

The Department of Engineering & Operations is responsible for delivery of many recognizable and daily 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,
  • 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) 667-3062
Fax: (902) 667-1352
email:

 

 

Finance

Finance staff take care of balancing budgets, recording details of revenues and expenditures, financial reporting, and tax collection.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: 

 

Human Resources & Community Facilities

Staff in this department perform a variety of tasks including human resources, procurement, organizational health and safety, IT, municipal planning and land use by-laws, recreation programming, and the management of the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre. 

Contact

Human Resources & Communitiy Facilities Department
1395 Blair Lake Road,
Upper Nappan, NS, B4H 3Y4
Phone: (902) 667-2313
Fax: (902) 667-1352
email: 

 

Protective Services

The Protective Services Department involves the functions related to maintaining order and general well-being. These functions include:

  • dangerous and unsightly,
  • by-law administration,
  • canine control,
  • permitting and inspections, and
  • regional emergency management.

Contact

Protective Services Department
1395 Blair Lake Road,
Upper Nappan, NS, B4H 3Y4
Phone: (902) 667-2313
Fax: (902) 667-1352
email: