INVITATION TO SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY
The Town of Mahone Bay invites interested citizens of the town to apply for appointment on the following committees for a 2 year term commencing January 1, 2015:
Age Friendly Committee, Cemetery Commission, Economic Development Committee, Harbour Development Committee, Heritage Advisory Committee, Planning Advisory Committee, Police Advisory Committee, South Shore Regional Library, Watershed Advisory Committee and the Western Region Housing Authority.Â Application Forms and Committee descriptions have been mailed to residents, or can be picked up at the Town Hall.
WE WANT YOUR OPINIONS AND COMMENTS.
The Town of Mahone Bay is considering revising three Bylaws within the Town.
To Amend Bylaw #40 for the purpose of giving full exemption to the Mahone Bay Centre.
To Repeal the Town of Mahone Bay's Bylaw respecting Tax Exemption to the Masonic Lodge.
To Amend Bylaw #46 to allow for the use of transparent blue bags, as well as clear bags, for recyclables.
Council will be meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 10, 2014 to consider final reading of these bylaws.Â Copies will be made available for viewing at the Town Hall during normal working hours.Â Submissions will be received at the Town Hall either by mail (P.O. Box 530, Mahone Bay), email (
), fax(902-624-8069), in person (493 Main Street)Â or by using the drop off box in Town Hall before November 10th.Â Residents who wish to speak at the meeting should contact Town Hall at 902-624-8327.
NOTICE OF WORK AFFECTING WATER SERVICE
As part of the Water Utility's effort to detect water leaks in its distribution system, work will be conducted during the following dates & times, which may temporarily create discolored water in sections of Town:
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29TH, 1:00 A.M. - 4:00 A.M. AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31ST, 1:00 A.M. - 4:00 A.M.
Also, some customers may experience a brief loss of water supply during the above dates & times.Â It is anticipated that any loss of supply would not extend beyond 15 to 20 minutes.Â If possible, it is requested that all customers refrain from using any water during the above dates & times (i.e. avoid flushing toilets, running faucets, etc.).
All customers are advised to visually check for discolored water during and after the above dates & times by running a cold water faucet; this particulary applies in cases of laundry, as suspended material causing the coloration can permanently stain clothes, linens, etc.Â If discolored water is experienced you should flush your system by running a cold water faucet.
The Town of Mahone Bay regrets any inconvenience which may be created during this water leak detection work.Â Please direct any questions or inquiries regarding this matter to the Town Office at 624-8327.
211 NOVA SCOTIA
Nova Scotians can call 211 or visit http://ns.211.ca to access information on community services such as financial and social assistance, Senior's services and home care, parenting and family programs, mental health support and much, much more.
NEW CLEAR GARBAGE BAG PROGRAM
Please see the attached link for information on the Town’s new Clear Bag Program. Please note, the program comes into effect April 1, 2014, and enforcement will begin October 1, 2014. Information on Clear Bag Program
PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW FOR 2014 MEETING DATES AND SOLID WASTE PICK UP SCHEDULE