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May - Lyme Disease Awareness Month

At a council meeting on May 1, Warden Al Gillis proclaimed May 2019 as “Lyme Disease Awareness Month”.

To read the proclaimation click here.

National Day of Mourning

Sunday, April 28th is the National Day of Mourning to honour those who have died, were injured or became ill at work. The Municipality of Cumberland encourages you to join the rest of Canada and more than 80 countries worldwide in renewing a commitment to improve health and safety in the workplace.

The flags at all three Service Centres will be flown at half-mast in honour of those who died, were injured or became ill at work for the duration of this weekend.

Pugwash Water System Update

In our last update we advised that during the commissioning process operators had become concerned with the reliability of the chlorine injection system and that chlorine skid equipment was ordered. We have now been advised that the equipment is anticipated to be delivered April 23rd. Contractors are on standby to begin installation on that date.

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Purple Day in Cumberland

Municipality of Cumberland Purple Day collage

Staff and Council participate in Purple Day at the Municipality of Cumberland. 

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Warden Proclaims March 26, 2019 as Purple Day

Warden Gillis Proclaims March 26 2019 as Purple Day in the Municipality of Cumberland document signing cropWarden Al Gillis has signed a proclamation recognizing Tuesday, March 26, 2019 as Purple Day in the Municipality of Cumberland. Purple Day is an internationally recognized day to show support, and increase awareness of epilepsy.

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2019 Volunteer Recognition Night

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland will be recognizing the many volunteers and their contributions within the municipality on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the CIBC Common Room at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre. 

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Pugwash Central Water Supply Update - March 13, 2019

In our last update we advised that during the commissioning process operators had become concerned with the reliability of the chlorine injection system and we advised that we had provided the supplier a
deadline for a final solution. The chlorine skid equipment is ordered and we are awaiting delivery.

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Municipality of Cumberland Low Income Tax Exemption Policy

The Municipality of Cumberland Income Exemption provides assistance to homeowners to help pay their residential property taxes. Qualified applicants will receive a credit which is applied directly to their tax account.

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