Latest News and Public Notices
NOTICE TO THE RESIDENTS - Council Meeting August 22, 2017
The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg will be holding a regular Council meeting on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Municipality’s Council Chamber, 210 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater. A copy of the agenda will be posted on the Municipality’s website at http://www.modl.ca/municipal-council/agendas-and-minutes/council prior to the meeting.
The public is invited to attend.
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF THE DISTRICT OF LUNENBURG RE: PROPOSED LAHAVE RIVER WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT BY-LAW
Please be advised that on July 25, 2017 Municipal Council conducted First Reading of a new by-law respecting the LaHave River Wastewater Management District. If adopted, the By-law will apply to all properties and property owners within the geographic boundaries of the Wastewater Management District established in the proposed By-law. It will solely identify and assist in the elimination of straight pipes on the LaHave River through the design, construction, installation, connection, use, operation and maintenance of On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems within the LaHave River Wastewater Management District in the interests of public health and safety and environmental protection.
A Municipal Council meeting has been called for 9:00 a.m. on August 22, 2017. Notice is hereby given that Municipal Council will be considering Second Reading of the proposed By-law at the Council meeting scheduled for August 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., in the Municipal Administration Building, 210 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater, NS.
A copy of the proposed By-law is available here . Paper copies can be obtained at the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg Office, 210 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater, during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Municipal Clerk at 541-1323.
Pride Flag Raising Ceremony
Join Mayor Bolivar-Getson, MP Bernadette Jordan, Municipal Council members, and community members as the Pride colours are hoisted upon the Municipality’s flagpole on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office, 210 Aberdeen Road, Bridgewater.
Come celebrate with us!
Rural Schools Community Meetings
On Wednesday, July 19 and Monday, July 24, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg will host community consultations on the issue of rural school closures.
The two events will consist of short presentations from the Municipality and representative community groups, and small discussion groups to speak about how the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg can support communities facing school closures.
Wednesday, July 19
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
LaHave Fire Station
50 School House Road
Monday, July 24
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Northfield District Fire Hall
2233 Nova Scotia Trunk 10
Can't attend either event? You can still submit your comments through our Rural School Closures survey.
Municipal Matters Summer 2017 issue now available
The summer 2017 issue of Municipal Matters is now available. Read updates on the Administration Building, Miller Point Peace Park, the Internet Strategy and more. Be sure to fill out the survey to be entered to win a $50 gift card to the LCLC.
Lyme Disease Information
Lyme Disease Information presented to Council can be found at the following link, under "2017 Minutes, Agendas and Recordings", and then under "Policy & Strategy 05/16/17": http://www.modl.ca/municipal-council/agendas-and-minutes/policy-strategy-committee
Council and CAO Expense Reports Now Available Online
April 28, 2017 / For Immediate Release
BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA - The District of Lunenburg is now publishing Council and CAO expense reports online at www.modl.ca as part of the District’s commitment to open and transparent government.
“Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill has discussed plans to introduce a bill that would ensure all Nova Scotia municipal councils and CAOs post their expenses online, and we decided that instituting this policy now made the most sense,” says Mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson.
Quarterly Council and CAO expense reports will be available at the end of the month following each quarter at: http://www.modl.ca/municipal-council/meet-the-council/expense-reports.
Director of Finance/Treasurer
Check Before You Burn
During the wildfire risk season (March 15 to October 15) all domestic brush burning and campfires must adhere to daily Nova Scotia burning restrictions.
The Department of Natural Resource's Burn Safe Map is updated daily at 2:00 p.m.
To check the map, and for other related information, please click on the following link: https://novascotia.ca/BurnSafe/
Second Saturday Run Club
Interested in running? Don’t know how to start? Join others in this fun supportive group. All ages and abilities welcome, with the goal of working up to a 5K run in the fall. Move from walking, to jogging to running!
Runners will gather the 2nd Saturday monthly, at 9:00 am, at various locations. Running tips will be provided for the first 5 to 10 minutes by an experienced runner. Participants are invited for a brief social at a nearby shop following each run.
- May 13 – meet at the Riverport Community Centre, for a run along lower LaHave Road. We’ll watch the Osprey Fun Run!
- June 10 – meet at the Mahone Bay Waterfront, for a run along the Adventure Trail
- July 8 – meet at the YMCA, for a run along the Y’s Halloween Fun Run route
- August 12 – meet at the LCLC, for a run on the Centennial and LaHave River Trails
- September 9 – meet at Tim’s in Lunenburg for a run on the Back Harbour Trais
- October 14 – meet at Crescent Beach for a run on the LaHave Islands
- November 11 – meet near 720 LaHave Street for a run along the Centennial and LaHave River Trail. You’ll have time to get to a Remembrance Day service or loop your run to the service at Veterans Memorial Park!
District Welcomes Off Highway Vehicle Pilot Project
District Welcomes Off Highway Vehicle Pilot Project - press release available here