Municipal Awareness Week, November 19-25, 2018, is a public awareness campaign aimed at:
- promoting the importance of municipal government in peoples' daily lives;
- encouraging citizens to participate in municipal government−including attending council meetings, public hearings or joining an advisory committee−in a way that is inclusive to all Nova Scotians; and
- increasing voter turnout rates during municipal elections.
Actions for 2018
Your Government, Your Ideas
MODL’s signature community meeting series is held every October and November. Click here to see the complete schedule.
Council has proclaimed November 19-25, 2018 as Municipal Awareness Week.
The MODL Facebook page will share interesting information about our Municipality all week.
Municipal Awareness Week
WHEREAS municipal government is responsible for the provision of services that enhance the quality of life of its citizens;
WHEREAS dedicated mayors, wardens, councillors and staff are essential for the effective governance of their municipalities;
WHEREAS citizen involvement is essential for an active community;
WHEREAS it is fitting and proper to recognize and encourage the contribution of all who work diligently for the improvement of municipalities;
THEREFORE BE IT PROCLAIMED:
that the week of November 19th to the 26th, 2018 be known as Municipal Awareness Week in the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg in recognition of the vital role of municipal government and in recognition of all whose efforts support it.