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.
To serve you better, tax payments, water bills, building permit inquiries, and all other general inquiries for the Municipality of the County of Cumberland will move from the former Springhill Town Hall to the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre effective Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Office hours remain: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
In honour of National Volunteer Week, the Municipality of the County of Cumberland held a Volunteer Recognition Night on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The event brought together volunteers throughout the Municipality that were nominated by their volunteer organizations to recognize their contributions to their communities. A dinner was held and certificates were presented to each nominated individual.
The Municipality once again would like to thank the volunteers throughout the Municipality for the countless hours they dedicate to supporting and promoting their communities!
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Plan Cumberland (a project of the Municipality of the County of Cumberland) is inviting the youth of the Municipality to show us Cumberland County through their eyes. This project involves engaging youth in the municipal planning process in order to help inform the future direction of the Municipality. Open the Youth Photo Project Map HERE
The Municipality's Low Income Tax Exemption applications are now available. The Low Income Tax Exemption provides assistance to homeowners to help pay their residential property taxes. Qualified applicants will receive a credit which is applied directly to the tax account.
Please be advised that the fee for a Tax Certificate has been set at $20.00 per assessment account for all of the 13 Districts within the Municipality of the County of Cumberland.
Council adopted this change to our Fees Policy during the Council session held on Wednesday April 21, 2017.
It is anticipated that this uniform Tax Certificate fee will alleviate possible confusion and create a more unified and cohesive fee to our customers.
The Cumberland Central Landfill has made it even easier for residents to stay connected with waste management collection and programs.
Download our free Solid Waste Mobile App by searching for Cumberland County Solid Waste in the App Store. Use your mobile phone to view collection schedules, receive collection reminders and service alerts for any interruptions to waste collection such as cancellations due to weather. Residents can also sign up online by visiting Cumberland Joint Services Management Authority.
From April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016 the Municipality of the County of Cumberland provided grants to over 130 organizations. Council and staff would like to congratulate and thank those organizations for providing services in the community that benefits our residents.