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Council Session - September 20

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland will hold a Public Council Session on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Upper Nappan Service Centre Council Chambers.

The Public Council Session will begin at approximately 6:00pm.

All are welcome to attend!

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Public Notice - Temporary Water Shut-Off in Parrsboro September 21

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland wishes to advise residents that the municipal water supply in the community of Parrsboro will be temporarily shut-off for all residents from 6:00pm, Thursday, September 21 to 6:00am, Friday, September 22 to allow for necessary infrastructure upgrades.

Please draw enough water to supply your needs during this period and be sure to shut off your water heaters.WATER WILL BE SHUT-OFF on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 starting at 6:00pm for approximately 12 hours.

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland apologizes for the inconvenience. Should you have any questions or require additional information please call (902) 667-2213.

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Cumberland Central Landfill Fire Update

A major fire has occured on September 12, 2017 at Cumberland Central Landfill in the recycling facility. Thankfully, no Landfill staff have been injured and all are safe.

At this point, Solid Waste Collection will continue as usual.

The Municipality would like to thank the fire departments and all firefighters who are helping to keep us safe!

For more information please visit CJSMA

September 2017 Newsletter

Be sure to check out our monthly newsletter which includes information about upcoming events in Cumberland County, municipal programs and services, grant opportunities, and much more!

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Parrsboro Wastewater Construction Project - Expect Interruptions in Traffic Flow

Please be advised that the Templar Street end of Jenks Avenue will be closed to through traffic due to construction for the Parrsboro Wastewater Treatment Project. The Municipality of the County of Cumberland apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Advertise at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre!

The Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre welcomes all businesses and organizations interested in advertising within our facility. With an estimated audience of 1500 spectators and users per week, your message will be seen by a broad range of potential customers from Cumberland and further afield. Advertising is an excellent tool to drive business!

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NSUARB Notice of Public Hearing Pugwash Water Utility

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland (Municipality) has made Application to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board for an Order approving the service territory of the proposed Pugwash Water Utility and for an approval of an Interim Schedule of Rates and Charges for Water and Water Services and Schedule of Rules and Regulations.  

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2017/2018 Budget

Council has approved the Municipality’s 2017/18 Operating and Capital Budgets at a Special Council Meeting held May 25, 2017. The 2017/18 budget is comprised of $27,119,404 for operating and 21,579,030 for capital. Highlights of the approved budget include 29 capital projects, two of which are the Parrsboro Wastewater Treatment Facility totaling $12.5 million and the Pugwash Water Supply project totaling $5.8 million.

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