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After Action Review – Barrington Lake

After Action Review – Barrington Lake

This review attempts to capture items that will document the successes of the municipalities, the challenges during the incident, and details that will support future reflection. Barrington Lake Wildfire, After Action Review

Virtual Urgent Care Services

Virtual Urgent Care Services

Communities invited to public open house sessions in Digby, Lunenburg and Shelburne to learn about new virtual urgent care serviceTuesday, June 4, 2024Following the launch of two, new locations for virtual urgent care services, Nova Scotia Health invites residents in the Digby, Lunenburg, Shelburne and surrounding communities to public, open house sessions.At these sessions, Nova…

Former Municipal Building
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Former Municipal Building

The Municipality is seeking expressions of interest for the purchase of the former Municipal building located at 136 Hammond Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Click here to view the Expression of Interest document, with site description and submission details.

In-Person Municipal Campaign Schools

In-Person Municipal Campaign Schools

Happening in Shelburne on July 13! The Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing along with our partners, the Status of Women Office and Sea Change Co Lab, is excited to announce that registration is now live for 3 interactive, in-person municipal campaign schools. Equity-deserving Nova Scotians are encouraged to participate! Workshop Details: During the workshops,…

New Burn Restrictions

New Burn Restrictions

As of today, daily burn restrictions also now apply to provincial, municipal and private campgrounds (national parks are under the jurisdiction of Parks Canada). To help prevent wildfires, open fires (like campfires) are not permitted between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. because that is often when the risk of wildfires is greatest. The BurnSafe map…

DNRR After Action Review

DNRR After Action Review

DNRR has recently released their after action report for the 2023 Wildfires.  It has been communicated to the Municipality that the department will be working through these recommendations over the coming months. https://novascotia.ca/natr/forestprotection/wildfire/nova-scotia-wildfires-2023-after-action-report.pdf

Piping Plovers Reminder

Piping Plovers Reminder

Friendly Reminder to all Residents! Piping Plovers have returned to the beaches of Shelburne! Birds Canada has placed signs alerting beach-goers the importance of respecting the birds’ habitat but we would like to remind everyone to stay away from walking on the dunes, running your dogs off-leash and ATV/Motocross Bikes driving on the beach. Please…

Notice of Second Reading

Notice of Second Reading

NOTICE OF SECOND READING TO THE RESIDENTS OF THEMUNICIPALITY OF THE DISTRICT OF SHELBURNE Re: Repeal and Replacement of Solid Waste By-Law -200 On April 10, 2024, Municipality of the District of Shelburne gave notice of its intention to repeal the existing Solid Waste By-Law S-200 that was adopted by Council on September 23, 2013…

Consolidation

Consolidation

April 11, 2024 Earlier this year, the Municipality of the District of Shelburne, along with the Towns of Shelburne and Lockeport, agreed to explore the concept of consolidation to examine the potential benefits. Municipal consolidation is a complex issue, and consolidating our three units is a significant undertaking that requires careful consideration and ample time…

Consolidation

Consolidation

January 24th, 2024 Subject:  Consolidation The Municipality of the District of Shelburne acknowledges the potential within our district and the neighboring Towns of Shelburne and Lockeport, as we embark on an exploratory journey that seeks to foster unity. Our region boasts a rich tapestry of history, diverse geography, thriving businesses and vibrant community groups, all…