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Flags at half mast April 18 & 19

Flags at municipal locations will fly at half mast April 18 & 19 to mark the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting tragedy in Nova Scotia last April. 

Mayor Scott, Deputy Mayor Redmond and members of council will commemorate the occasion privately on Sunday.

Notice to Registered Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations

The Municipality of Cumberland has declared the former Recreation Hall Building at the Glooscap Campground, Two Islands Road, near Parrsboro, to be surplus. Registered charitable and non-profit organizations operating in Cumberland County interested in acquiring the structure at no cost (other than the recipient’s costs removing the structure) are invited to contact The Director of Community Development by email only for further information.  Interested organizations will be required to submit a proposal that includes the location where the structure will be relocated, the name of the person or organization that will transport the structure, and the date by which the structure will be removed from the Campground at the recipient’s expense.  The structure is being offered “as is, where is”. 

This notice will be withdrawn on May 17, 2021. The municipality reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any and all proposals.

T-MCC-2103 Shinimicas Fire Department Building

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently advertising a tender for the "Shinimicas Fire Department Building"

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Committee of the Whole Review April 14, 2021

Committee of the Whole (COW) met via zoom on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Council now holds COW meetings the second Wednesday of every month with delegations, presentations and petitions a major focus of these meetings.

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Summer Employment

The Municpality of the County of Cumberland is currently advertising for several summer positions.

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Springhill Road Closure - April 12, 2021

Springhill Public Works is planning a street closure on Main Street Springhill between McFarlane street and Church street, for Monday April 12th. Detour signs will be posted, Trucks and large vehicles will be required to take the Lisgar street detour route. Work will start in the morning and is expected to take approximately 8 hours to complete.

Flags at half-mast April 9, 2021

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland has lowered all flags to half-mast in solemn recognition of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. 

Review of Parrsboro Wastewater Project COW Q&A April 8 2021

.Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a special committee of the whole on Thursday, April 8, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement.

The councillor representing district 8, Carrie Goodwin asked questions submitted by the public regarding the Parrsboro wastewater treatment project . Questions submitted by the residents of district 8 centered around project decisions, funding for the project, the tendering, the local improvement charge and sewer rate and also and perhaps most importantly, moving forward.

Supporting documents for this meeting include:

The next public council meeting will be April 21, 2021 at 6 p.m. A committee of the whole meeting will be held April 14, 2021 at 6 p.m. Formal minutes of the April 8 meeting will be available within 24 hours of the meeting. A Facebook live recording is available on the municipal Facebook page