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Friday, 27 March 2015 14:43

TOWN OF SHELBURNE JOB POSTING
MANAGER OF COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
PERMANENT FULL TIME

Please click the link below for full job description.
Applications to be submitted no later than April 16th, 2015 at 4:00p.m.

Manager of Community & Economic Development Job Posting

Manager of CE&D Job Description




Friday, 13 February 2015 11:26

TOWN OFFICE CLOSURE
The Town Office will be closed Monday, February 16th, 2015

HERITAGE DAY - FEBRUARY 16TH, 2015
Nova Scotia Heritage Day is a new statutory holiday that has been added to the Labour Standards Code.  Nova Scotia Heritage Day will fall on the third Monday in February each year, starting in February 2015.

 
Thursday, 05 February 2015 13:24

Town of Shelburne Volunteer Nomination Deadline Extension

An Academy Award nomination is the stuff that dreams are made of, but being recognized at the Eastern Shelburne County Annual Volunteer Reception is pretty good too!
Make a dedicated Volunteer's day and recognize their contribution to our community!

Nomination deadline extended to February 12th, 2015.
Forms available at the Town Office or at www.town.shelburne.ns.ca

 

 

 
Thursday, 05 February 2015 13:21

 

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE SOUTH SHORE

SOUTH SHORE REGIONAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK

 

The South Shore Regional Enterprise Network, covering the region of Eastern Shelburne County to, and including the District of Chester is currently recruiting new board members to serve on the inaugural Board. Members are currently needed to represent the Municipality of the District of Shelburne and the Town of Shelburne.

 

Board Members will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure the effective governance of the network.

 

Applicants should be driven by the belief that they can make a difference in our region with their diverse backgrounds and possess knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: leadership, business/ entrepreneurship, law, audit, finance, governance, strategic planning, partnership development, communications, and economic development.

 

Volunteer Positions: 2 private sector representatives (Municipality of the District of Shelburne and Town of Shelburne)

 

Length of Term:  One (1) Year to Three (3) Year Terms

 

Applications are to be submitted to:

          E.G. Rhuland, Chair - Nominating and Recruitment Committee

          Town of Shelburne

          PO Box 670

          Shelburne, NS   B0T 1WO

          E-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Recruitment packages can be found on your municipal website, picked up at your local municipal/town office, or obtained by e-mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Attention: E. G. Rhuland).

 

 
 
Thursday, 05 February 2015 13:19

 Town of Shelburne
Employment Opportunity

 

Water Plant Operator

 

The Town of Shelburne is seeking applications from qualified experienced individuals for the position of Water Plant Operator.

 

Duties of the position include:

·         Water quality testing and laboratory work

·         Mixing and administering chemicals

·         Maintaining water treatment plant property, facilities and equipment

·         Maintaining water reservoir and water meter reading

·         Flushing water mains and hydrants as required

·         Assisting in preparation of operating and capital budgets for the utility

·         Completing reporting requirements for Utility

·         Assisting Waste Water Plant Operator and Public Works Department

·         Other duties as directed

 

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Water Treatment Operator certification

·         Experience in operating a water treatment plant or similar system

·         The ability to work independently with little supervision

·         Supervisory Experience

 

Applicants are invited to submit their resume in person (168 Water Street, Shelburne), by mail (P.O. Box 670, Shelburne NS, B0T 1W0), email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or fax ((902) 875-3932), no later than 4:30 PM on March 5th, 2015.

 

For a more detailed job description or with other questions about the position, please contact Dylan Heide (Town of Shelburne CAO) at (902) 875-2991 Ext 5.

 

Hours of work, benefits, and wages are pursuant to the current collective agreement. Only those applicants receiving an interview will be contacted.

 

 
Thursday, 05 February 2015 13:09

   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

TOWN OF SHELBURNE

COMMITTEE MEMBERS WANTED

 

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 Committees of Council require your participation to be successful:

 

Anti-Discrimination & Racism

This Committee is charged with recommending policies, programs and practices for the Town of Shelburne designed to eliminate racism, discrimination and exclusion, and with monitoring the effects of these recommendations.

As one example of this initiative to ensure recognition of the diversity within the Town, we are actively seeking applications from racially visible persons, persons with disabilities, members of other traditionally under-represented groups and citizens with an interest in advancing anti-discrimination programs generally.

 

Community & Economic Development

This Committee is charged with recommending policies, programs and practices for the Town of Shelburne designed to improve the physical, economic and social environment of Shelburne and adjacent area while promoting job creation, and with monitoring the effects of these recommendations.

 

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

 

To apply to serve on one of these committees, or for more information, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 875-2991 ext. 5.

 
Thursday, 05 February 2015 09:54

TOWN OF SHELBURNE 

Please click the links below for information regarding the Town of Shelburne Tax Sales
and Sales by Tender.
TAX SALE DATE IS MARCH 24TH, 2015 AT 10:00 AM AT TOWN OFFICE, COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Town of Shelburne Tax Sale 2015

Town of Shelburne Tender 2015



 

 
Thursday, 05 February 2015 08:58

 

SOUTH SHORE REGIONAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK INAUGURAL BOARD APPOINTED

 

The South Shore Regional Enterprise Network has its inaugural board in place. The Regional Enterprise Network Liaison and Oversight Committee appointed 11members to the 13 member Board on January 26, 2015.

 

"We are impressed with the caliber of board members who bring lots of practical, hands-on business experience to the regional enterprise network," said Liaison and Oversight Committee Chair Allen Webber.  "The municipal units are excited to have this board in place so they can start the foundational work which will lead to growing our region's economy."

 

The Board Members appointed are:

  • Andrew Tanner, Town of Bridgewater
  • Annette St-Onge, Town of Mahone Bay
  • Anthony Smith, District of Chester
  • Cyril Meagher, Town of Lockeport
  • Darlene Norman, Region of Queens
  • David Levy, District of Shelburne
  • Jim Eisenhauer, Town of Lunenburg
  • Joanne Veinotte, Region of Queens
  • Martin Balcome, District of Lunenburg
  • Michael Ernst, District of Lunenburg
  • Robert Oakley, Town of Bridgewater

Two seats remain vacant and will be filled by representatives from the District of Shelburne and the Town of Shelburne. The Liaison and Oversight Committee will continue to recruit from the business community in those municipalities to fill those two positions.

 

The South Shore Regional Enterprise Network is an inter-municipal organization with a mandate to provide regional leadership on economic development priorities, with a focus on supporting business growth and retention, investment readiness and tourism. The South Shore Regional Enterprise Network represents the District of Chester, Town of Mahone Bay, Town of Lunenburg, Town of Bridgewater, District of Lunenburg, Region of Queens, District of Shelburne, Town of Lockeport and Town of Shelburne. The office of the regional enterprise network will be located in Bridgewater, at the Economic Centre, 373 King Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.

 

Regional enterprise networks are a partnership between the Government of Nova Scotia and municipalities. The networks take a regional approach to economic development by creating an economic strategy, co-ordinating efforts, and focusing on helping businesses grow. An inter-municipal agreement gives each partner rights and authority, and outlines the governance for the network.

 

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Media Contact

Allen Webber, Warden - District of Chester 902-275-3554

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Wednesday, 04 February 2015 09:47

African Heritage Month 2015
Municipal Proclamation Launch

Storm Date

In the event that the Tri-County School Board cancels school on Thursday, February 5th, 2015 due to weather, the Municipal Proclamation Launch will be re-scheduled to Friday, February 6th, 2015. 

For any questions or concerns please contact the Town Office at 902-875-2991 Ext. 4.

 

 
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