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Results of TAX SALE Tender #TS2021-1

The Municipality of Cumberland would like to thank all of the residents that placed bids and took the time to watch the live stream of the tender opening for the Tax Sale Tender #TS2021-1 scheduled for Tuesday March 16, 2021 at 12 p.m. (noon).  

Due to the large volume of bids we would further like to thank you for your patience while we compiled the data to determine the successful bidders.  This process did take some time to ensure the information is correct.   All successful bidders have been notified. 

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March Committee of the Whole review

Committee of the Whole (COW) met via zoom on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. COW meetings allow for council to dig deeper into topics, which then permits council meetings to flow with more understanding of the topics presented. Council now holds COW meetings the second Wednesday of every month, with public council meetings the first and third Wednesdays of every month.

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Review of March 3, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement.

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FAQs on Cumberland Central Landfill

The Towns of Amherst & Oxford and the Municipality of Cumberland currently share ownership of the Cumberland Central Landfill, or as some people know it Little Forks Landfill. Operation of the Cumberland Central Landfill is managed by the Cumberland Joint Services Management Authority (CJSMA). CJSMA answers to a board which is made up of representatives of the towns and municipality.

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Volunteer Recognition Nominations Open

Each year communities across Canada celebrate National Volunteer Week from April 18th to 24th, 2021.
As a way to thank and honour individuals who donate their time to help others in their community, the Municipality of Cumberland is collecting nominations for individuals who you deem deserve special volunteer recognition.

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Public engagement results - Glooscap Campground

The Municipality of Cumberland currently owns and operates the Glooscap Campground. Council is considering the option of leasing the management of the campground to a third party. The third party would then be responsible for upkeep and promotion of the campground.

*Beach access for area residents would be guaranteed in any lease agreement.*

A survey was circulated in February 2021, and results are now available.

Please click here to view a pdf of survey results. Comments relating to personnel matters have been removed.

Review of February 17, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

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Review of February 3, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.

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