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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

Parrsboro Wastewater Construction Project - Expect Interruptions in Traffic Flow

Please be advised of the possible interruptions in traffic flow in the community of Parrsboro due to construction of 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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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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Notice of Relocation of Services - Springhill

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

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Municipal Volunteer Event

Celebrating National Volunteer Week at the Municipality

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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Low Income Tax Exemption

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.

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Tax Certificate Fee Changes

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.