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.
Town of Shelburne - Stormwater Management Project
Created: Wednesday, 06 July 2016 10:39
The Town of Shelburne has recently launched a pilot project, as recommended by our Municipal Climate Change Action Plan, to gather information on how to help manage storm water in the community.
Town Of Shelburne Stormwater Management Project Flyer 2016
To participate in helping the Town better manage storm water and to be entered into a draw for a rain barrel made at the Shelburne Barrel Factory, please fill out the survey by following the link below:
Solidarity with Orlando - Walk and Vigil
Created: Wednesday, 15 June 2016 10:20
All members of the community are invited to gather at the Town Park (corner of King and Water streets) at 7:00 pm Thursday night to walk to Trinity United Church in solidarity with members of the LGBTQ2 community, where a vigil will be held in response to the massacre in Orlando earlier this week. Everyone who supports the right of people to love who they love and of people to be who they are created to be is invited to participate in the walk and vigil.
Trinity Vigil 2016
Notice - Shelburne Farmers Market Opening Date
Created: Friday, 27 May 2016 08:46
The opening weekend of the Shelburne Farmer's Market has been postponed from Saturday, May 28th, 2016 to June 11th, 2016.
Tax Sale By Way of Tender
Created: Monday, 18 April 2016 09:55
The Town of Shelburne is selling the properties listed below.
All interested parties are welcome to submit tenders.
Tax Sale Tender April 2016
RESCHEDULING NOTICE - PUBLIC HEARING
Created: Monday, 04 April 2016 14:40
The Public Hearing regarding the rescindment of the following by-laws: Committees and Boards By-Law, Town Meetings By-Law and Town Council By-Law, originally scheduled for April 6th, 2016 has been rescheduled to May 4th, 2016. The public is encouraged to attend on this date to provide input. Copies of these By-Laws, as well as the new Town Council Committees Policy and Town Council Meeting Policy, intended to take their place, are available on this website and at the Town Office, 168 Water Street.
Committee Members Wanted
Created: Thursday, 10 March 2016 11:29
Are you looking for an opportunity to get more involved in your community? Do you have ideas for improving our town that you would like to share?
The Town of Shelburne is seeking interested community volunteers to join members of the Town Council on our Council Committees. These Committees are an essential part of our democratic process and provide an opportunity for citizens to work together with members of Council to shape the future of our shared community. As a Committee member you will consider and vote on new ideas, participate in discussions on issues affecting our community, and make recommendations to Council which will help to set Town policies.
The following External & Committees of Council require your participation to be successful:
Community Participation & Volunteerism
This Committee is charged with recommending policies, programs and practices for the Town of Shelburne designed to encourage community participation and foster volunteer initiatives for the betterment of our community, and with monitoring the effects of these recommendations.
Shelburne Port Authority
This Committee is charged with recommending policies, programs and practices for the Town of Shelburne designed to improve and enhance the capacity of the Shelburne Marine Terminal to serve as a significant economic driver, and with monitoring the effects of these recommendations.
We are also accepting applications for the following external committees:
Roseway Manor Board
RCMP Advisory Board
Roseway Hospital Charitable Foundation
Notice for Plan Shelburne: Public Participation Session #4
Created: Tuesday, 08 March 2016 16:21
The Town of Shelburne is in the process of conducting a plan review entitled 'Plan Shelburne'. This review process will update the Town's Municipal Planning Strategy, Land Use By-law, and Subdivision By-law.
Plan Shelburne has started with four public participation sessions scheduled to take place roughly every two weeks from the end of January to early March 2016. The fourth session focuses on the themes of Active Transportation & Recreation.
The next public participation session will be held on:
DATE: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
TIMES: 12:00-2:00PM & 6:00-8:00PM
LOCATION: Shelburne Community Centre
If you have any questions regarding this public session please contact:
Darren Shupe Manager of Community and Economic Development
Town of Shelburne PO Box 699
168 Water Street, Shelburne, NS, B0T 1W0
(902) 875-2991 (ext. 6)