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Job Posting: By-Law Enforcement Officer

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently accepting resumes for the position of By-Law Enforcement Officer.

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Review of May 5, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement.

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CN Right-of-way Vegetation Control Notice

The Provincial, State and Federal governments have recognized railways as essential service providers. CN remains committed to running our railway safely and playing our role in moving the critical supplies citizens are counting on during these difficult times.

To that end, they have reached out to advise the Municipality of Cumberland of their vegetation control activities in our area between April and October 2021. A regularly updated schedule will be available at www.cn.ca/vegetation

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Review of April 14, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement.

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Job Posting: Campground Attendants, Term

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently accepting resumes for Campground Attendants at the Glooscap Campground located in Parrsboro.

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Pugwash Water Bill Update

The first water bill for Pugwash Water Utility customers went out in the mail last week. We’ve heard from a few customers that there’s a technical issue when adding a new payee for online banking. We’ve contacted our bank, and they are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

Thanks to the keen customers who brought this issue to our attention. Contact our office 667-2313 for an alternative online payment option until the issue is resolved.

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.

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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