News

Warden and Deputy Warden Election

Municipality is pleased to announce the results of the Warden and Deputy Warden election are as follows:

  • Warden Allison Gillis
  • Deputy Warden Don Fletcher

Congratulations Warden Gillis and Deputy Warden Fletcher!

Welcome to Parrsboro Municipal Staff, Residents, Business & Community Organizations

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland formally extends a warm welcome to Parrsboro staff, residents, business, and community organizations on the merger of our two municipalities. As of November 1, 2016, the former Town of Parrsboro has dissolved into the Municipality. A Service Centre will remain at the Parrsboro Town Hall in order to provide residents with uninterrupted access to municipal programs and services.

  pdf Media Release - Parrsboro Dissolution 11-01-2016 (252 KB)

For more information about the dissolution of the former Town of Parrsboro, please go to Parrsboro Dissolution.

Solid Waste Collection Schedules & Routes 2016/2017

The 2016/2017 Solid Waste Collection Schedules & Routes are now available. 

For more information about solid waste collection and sorting, go to Solid Waste.

Municipal Grant Opportunities

Council recently approved changes to the Municipal Grant Programs. We now have three different grant categories, and just one application form. We now have Local, Regional, and Annual Grant Programs

Looking for our "Grants to Organizations" applications? The Regional Grant Program has taken its place and applications are available now.

The Municipality is also now offering a Grant for constituent groups looking to bring in refugee families to Cumberland County.

Go to Municipal Grant Opportunities for more information

Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Emergencies can be stressful, but if you take the time now to prepare yourself and your family you will be better able to cope. Being prepared means:

  • Knowing the risks
  • Developing a plan 
  • Preparing a kit

To find out more information on emergency management go to Emergency Management.