Open Letter to Residents

Read Commonly Asked Question "What About My Waste"  Click Here

Our new “Waste Hotline” is now active 1-833-360-2454,
as well as the new dedicated email

All inquiries regarding waste matters may now be referred to this phone or email


Please be advised, the waste hotline (1-833-360-2454) is presently experiencing a very high volume of calls. If your call is not being answered and/or you are unable to leave a message please try again later or email your inquiry to We are working diligently to answer and return all calls in a timely manner. Your patience is appreciated.


Calls will be answered between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. However, you are welcome to call the hotline after hours and leave a message. Your call will be returned as quickly as possible.


Again, we thank you for your patience and understanding.

Our Bridgetown Office phone (902-665-4637) is experiencing technical difficulties, and will be resolved as quickly as possible.

For immediate assistance please call our Annapolis Royal Office at 902-532-2331.

2014-09-16_Council_Agenda (indexed for video)


                                                             Introduction of law student, Maggie Shackleton (skip to video

10:00 a.m.

  1. ADDITIONS (to end of Agenda) (skip to video)
  1. APPROVAL of the AGENDA (skip to video)
  1. In-Camera (skip to video)
    1. In accordance with Sections 22(2)(a), (d), and (e) of the Municipal Government Act
  1. MINUTES (skip to video)


  1. Regular Session, August 19, 2014
  2. Special Session, September 2, 2014
  1. BUSINESS ARISNG from the MINUTES (skip to video)
    1. Stance on Capped Assessments (from August 19, 2014)
  1. Councillor’s Comments (skip to video)
    1. Round Table

11:00 a.m.

  1. ADJOURN to PUBLIC HEARING (skip to video)

(see separate agenda – Michael Banks Variance Refusal Appeal)


    1. Committee, Board and Regional Organizations – Citizen and Councillor Appointments, December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2016 (skip to video)
    2. Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal - Ratify Motion for Additional Paving – Nictaux (skip to video)
    3. Capital Budget Review (skip to video)
    4. RFD – Grass Pellet Biofuel Budget Update (skip to video)

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


  1. Municipal Solicitor, W. Bruce Gillis
    1. August Monthly Report – not available at time of printing (skip to video)
  1. Committee of the Whole (September 9, 2014) (skip to video)
    1. Bear River Head of the Tide Servicing
    2. Cost Share Request to TIR re Bear River Head of the Tide Sewer Extension Project
    3. Ward Estates Paving Upgrade
    4. Grant Request Annapolis Valley Exhibition Society
    5. Grant Request Western Kings Community Fair Association
    6. Repeal/Replace AM-7.2.1 Information Technology Policies
    7. Amend AM-1.3.5 Committees of Council Policy
    8. Amend AM-1.3.6 Advisory Committees and Boards Policy
    9. 2013-14 Draft Consolidated Financial Statements to March 31, 2014
    10. Transfer of General Operating Surplus to Operating Reserve and Sewer Surplus to Sewer Capital Replacement Reserve
    11. Habitation Sub Committee - Second Port Royal Family Fun Festival in 2015
    12. Fall Pick Up
    13. Safety on Highway 1 Deep Brook
    14. Internet Service


  1. CORRESPONDENCE (skip to video)
  1. Autism Nova Scotia (August 6th)
  2. HMCS Acadia (August 20th)
  3. Trans County Transportation Society (August 21st)
  4. Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (August 11th)
  5. Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries & Casino Corporation (August 26th)
  6. Juniper House (September 5th)
  7. PC Caucus - copy - (September 3rd)
  8. Municipality of the District of Barrington (August 26th)
    1. Grant request - Port Lorne Wharf (skip to video)
    2. Age Friendly Community (skip to video)
    3. Elections NS (skip to video)
    4. Banks Varience Appeal (refer to Public Hearing)
    5. Lease Agreement (skip to video)


3:30 p.m.

  1. ADJOURNMENT** Adjournment Pending Agenda Discussion