Shelburne is a full service community where a diverse population can live, learn, work and play while enjoying a peaceful and well-balanced quality of life. We welcome friends and guests to enjoy Shelburne's natural and historic beauty.

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Friday, 17 October 2014 08:08

Town of Shelburne/Town of Lockeport
Request for Proposals:
Shelburne and Lockeport Tourism-Focused Website

Please click the link below for the complete information package.

RFP Tourism Website (611.47 kB)

 

 

 
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 10:32

 

Town of Shelburne Press Release – Remembrance Day 2014

As you know, Loyalist Branch #63 of the Royal Canadian Legion made the difficult decision to close down all operations in August 2014. At this time it was not known what the closure of our local Legion branch would mean for the 2014 Remembrance Day ceremony.

We are pleased to announce that the Town of Shelburne is working with members of the local Legion to ensure the 2014 Remembrance Day ceremony – including the sale of wreaths and poppies – will proceed as it has in previous years. The Town will be providing assistance to volunteers to ensure the traditional November 11th ceremonies proceed as anticipated by residents.

Although plans for future years’ ceremonies are still being developed, the Town of Shelburne will work to ensure Remembrance Day ceremonies continue to take place in our community as they have in the past.

 
Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:33

 

Town of Shelburne

Request for Tenders:

Salt Shed Roof

SCOPE OF PROPOSALS

The Town of Shelburne invites tenders for the installation of a metal roof on the Public Works Department Salt Shed.

 

Project Description

The project includes: removal of turbine vents (including filling of holes) and replacement with gable end vents; installation of ridge vent on peak; strapping of existing roof prior to installation of metal roof; installation of metal roof (approximately 2166 square feet) to manufacturer specifications (minimum 29 Ga, colour galvanized, including all accessories).

Tender Submission

Tenders must be submitted by 4 PM on October 16th, 2014 to:

 

Dylan Heide

Chief Administrative Officer

 Town of Shelburne

 168 Water Street, PO Box 670

 Shelburne, Nova Scotia

 B0T 1W0

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902-875-2991 (Ext. 5)

 
Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:26

 

NOTICE

LOW INCOME PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION

TOWN OF SHELBURNE

The Town of Shelburne has adopted a property tax exemption for low income earners.  For more information on this program, please pick up a copy of the Low Income Property Tax Exemption Policy at the Town Office or view the policy on our website at www.town.shelburne.ns.ca.

In order to qualify for the $100.00 exemption, the property owner’s total household income for the year 2013 must be less than $22,500.00

Applicants must complete the application, provide a copy of their 2013 Income Tax Notice(s) of Assessment and return all documentation to the Town Office no later than Friday October 31st, 2014 by 4:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact the Town Office at (902) 875-2991.

Please click the links below for an Application and a copy of the Low Income Tax Exemption Policy.

Low Income Tax Exemption Policy    Low Income Tax Exemption Application

 

 
Thursday, 02 October 2014 10:06

Shelburne Association Supporting Inclusion & 
Nova Scotia for Community Living Information Session

All welcome!
Please click the link below to veiw session flyer.

 SASI Information Session

 
Thursday, 02 October 2014 10:00

ROADSIDE MAINTENANCE STANDARDS

Town of Shelburne roadside maintenance operations are intended to provide

safe sight lines for drivers, to remove debris, tree limbs, etc. which would

hinder pedestrians and to ensure the proper flow of storm water in drainage

ditches.

 

Roadside maintenance keeps the gravel shoulder maintained. Roadside areas

including shoulders and ditches are mowed by Town staff. Brush must be cut

when it reduces visibility to features such as signs, intersecting roads and

driveways or when it interferes with proper drainage. All brush shall be

disposed of properly; this shall include removal or chipping. Roadside ditching

is also performed as needed.

 

The Town shall not take any responsibility for the maintenance of private

property excepting the removal or trimming of vegetation on private property

which poses a danger to traffic. Roadside maintenance operations will normally

be undertaken during regular working hours, Monday to Friday, between 8:00

a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

 
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 09:56

Agricultural Forum
Harnessing Economic Opportunites in the 
Agricultural Sector 

An Agricultural Forum will be hosted in Shelburne from noon until 8:00pm on October 22, 2014 during Small Business Week. The event will take place at the Shelburne Community Centre and will aim to build upon very positive findings to date from 3 years of climate data collection, which is part of a 5-year temperature and solar radiation study in Southwest Nova Scotia. The objective is to identify and advance high-yield agriculture production opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Please see links to poster and news release below for details

Agricultural Forum

Agriculure Investment Opportunities

 
Friday, 19 September 2014 12:45

 Council Size Review

 

In 2012 the Shelburne Town Council was reduced to four Councilors and a Mayor, from a former Council of six Councilors and a Mayor. Have you noticed any benefits of this reduction? Any drawbacks? Any other comments to share?  On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 the Town of Shelburne will be seeking public feedback at two sessions:

 

TUESDAY, October 7th, 10 AM and 5 PM

Council Chambers, Town Office

168 Water Street, Shelburne

 

If you are unable to attend these sessions and wish to provide feedback on the size of our Council, you can send feedback to: PO BOX 670, Shelburne, NS, B0T 1W0 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please send your feedback prior to the session on Oct. 7th.

 
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