King Street Resurfacing Project
Created: Friday, 16 September 2016 16:39
The Town of Shelburne anticipates work to begin on the King Street resurfacing project during the week of September 18-24. Expect traffic delays and disruptions on King Street for the duration of the work estimated to take one to two weeks.
Public Notice: Town Water Survey
Created: Tuesday, 13 September 2016 10:40
Town of Shelburne Water Survey
Attention Residents:We're conducting a survey and your input would be appreciated. Click the link below to start the survey. Thank you for your participation!
Click here to take the Water Survey now
Graham’s Park Splash Pad update
Created: Tuesday, 13 September 2016 10:37
Please note that the Graham’s Park Splash Pad will be going to Back-to-School Hours effective Monday, September 12th.
The new hours of operation are:
Monday to Friday: 3 pm - 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12 noon - 7 pm
Town Infrastructure Tour
Created: Tuesday, 13 September 2016 10:34
The Town of Shelburne is offering residents an opportunity for a free and informative tour of Town infrastructure and operations. From the water and wastewater treatment plants to roads, community buildings, parks and memorials the Town provides numerous services to residents; now is your chance to learn more about what we do and how we do it.Tours will be offered at 10 AM and 2 PM on Tuesday, September 13th. Tours will run approximately two hours, beginning and ending at the Shelburne Community Centre located at 63 King Street. Sou'West Nova Transit is providing a bus for the tour; the capacity of the bus is 14 seats which will be available on a first-come first-served basis.
If you would like to reserve a seat in advance, please contact Darren Shupe, Manager of Community & Economic Development at 902-875-2991 Ext.6.
Created: Thursday, 25 August 2016 17:07
It is time once again to honor the brave men and women who have put their lives on the line for us.
The Town of Shelburne is now taking orders for wreaths that will be placed on the Cenotaph at the Remembrance Day ceremonies on Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 11:00am at the Community Centre.
To purchase wreaths for Remembrance Day please complete the order form and return the form to the Town Office located at 168 Water Street. To make a payment for your wreath you can come into the Town Office with cash, debit or cheque payable to the Town of Shelburne. Cheques and order forms can also be mailed to PO Box 670, Shelburne, NS, B0T 1W0. We would like all orders to be in no later than Friday, August 26th, 2016.
For additional information please contact:
Robin Walker, Events Coordinator
902-875-2991 ext 7
Wreath Order Form
Canada 150 Celebrations
Created: Thursday, 25 August 2016 16:38
2017 will be a year to celebrate, with Canada marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation. We would like you to celebrate with us!
We hope you will join us and other Canadians from coast to coast to coast during next year’s celebrations. If you are interested in participating with other organizations throughout Shelburne County, please contact us at the email and telephone number listed below.
Robin Walker, Events Coordinator
902-875-2991 Ext 7
Canada 150 - Letter to Organizations
Created: Wednesday, 10 August 2016 16:21
Water Available for Personal Use of Town Residents Affected by Drought
Town residents in need of emergency water supplies for personal non-commercial use are permitted free access to Town water from the outside tap at the Guild Hall Washrooms located at 20 Maiden Lane. Please limit quantities to conserve our reservoir.
Created: Tuesday, 09 August 2016 14:31
Effective immediately the Town of Shelburne is implementing restrictions to reduce the risk of wildfires due to prolonged dry weather. All outside burning is hereby prohibited until further notice. Furthermore we urge residents and visitors to avoid hiking and other recreational activities within heavily wooded areas and to exercise caution while utilizing Town trails and parks.
Municipal Elections - October 15th, 2016
Created: Monday, 25 July 2016 14:33
For information regarding the election please contact the Town’s Returning Officer, Daphne Miller.
Office Hours effective September 1st are Mondays – Fridays, 8:30am – 4:30pm
P. G. Comeau
Karen Harris - Mattatall
Candidates for Council (4 to be elected)
Members, conseil scolaire acadien provincial CSAP (3 to be elected)
African Nova Scotian Member of the Tri-County Regional School Board
Reverend Michael (Alden) Fells (ACCLAIMED)
District 9 (Town of Lockeport/Town of Shelburne/Municipality of the District of Shelburne) Tri-County Regional School Board
Patricia Nickerson (ACCLAIMED)
Notice - Deed Transfer Tax Increase
Created: Friday, 15 July 2016 14:13
INCREASE- The rate of Deed Transfer Tax in the Town of Shelburne is one and a half percent (1.5%) of the value of the property transferred effective August 1, 2016.
INTEREST- Deed Transfer tax is due within ten (10) days of the transfer and, if not paid when due, the grantee shall pay interest at the rate of fifteen per cent (15%) per annum until paid, beginning ten (10) days after the transfer. A grantee shall pay an additional penalty of ten per cent (10%) on any deed transfer tax that remains unpaid after thirty (30) days from the date of transfer.
LIEN- The Deed Transfer Tax with interest and penalty constitutes a lien upon the property conveyed by the deed.