Municipal Council Highlights May 16, 2023

Municipal Physical Activity Leadership Program (MPAL) – Municipal Council authorized that the County join the MPAL Program, partnering with the Province of Nova Scotia, to hire an Active Living Coordinator who will develop and implement a physical activity strategy.

Release of Funds (Lawrencetown Volunteer Fire Department) – Municipal Council authorized a withdrawal of $407, 272.50 from the Fire Services Capital Reserve to the Lawrencetown & District Volunteer Fire Department in the 2023-24 fiscal year to assist with the purchase of a new tanker.

Request to Call for Quotes (Bridgetown Volunteer Fire Department) – Municipal Council acknowledged that the Bridgetown Volunteer Fire Department is proceeding with obtaining quotes for a replacement of their pumper.


Municipally-Registered Heritage Property: Application AlterationMunicipal Council will allow the replacement of the existing light green asphalt shingles to a copper green colour metal roofing material for the municipally-registered heritage property, St. John’s Anglican Church & Columbarium, in Moschelle.


Name Change Consideration – Municipal Council will refer the matter of changing the name of the Heritage Advisory Committee (HAC) to the Heritage & History Committee to the HAC for consideration and recommendation back to Council.


Tom’s Cool Bus Vendor – Municipal Council authorized the Municipal Clerk to issue a 2023-24 Vendor on Municipal Property permit allowing Tom’s Cool Bus Canteen to operate at the Annapolis River Causeway Park, allowing it to stay at the park overnight for the May-October season (subject to reasonable requests from the Municipality to move it from time to time).

Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve – Municipal Council approved funds to sponsor a light lunch for the Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve Board meeting being held at the Upper Clements Community Hall on June 14th.

Volunteer Recognition – Volunteer nominations are now being accepted. Deadline is June 5th.


 M13 Sewer and Water Connection Charges Bylaw (Brooklyn Rd.) – Municipal Council has agreed to repeal Bylaw M13 Brooklyn Sewer and Water Connections Charges Bylaw, and start a process with the Town of Middleton regarding a new water agreement.