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.

2015-06-16_Council Agenda (indexed for video)


**Please be advised, due to technical difficulties the beginning of this
Council session was not recorded. **
10:00 a.m.

1.     ADDITIONS/DELETIONS(added to end of Agenda) 


2.       APPROVAL of the AGENDA


3.       MINUTES

A.                     Regular Session, May 19, 2015

B.                     Special Session, May 26, 2015

4.     IN-CAMERA

In accordance with Sections 22(2) (a), (c), (d) and (g) of the Municipal Government Act.

5.       BUSINESS ARISING from the MINUTES (skip to video)

A.                    M10 Sewer Charges Bylaw – Final Reading to Amend (from May 19th)

B.                    A1 Dogs Bylaw – Final Reading to Repeal (from May 19th)

C.                    A1 Dog Bylaw – Final Reading to Enact (from May 19th)

D.                    Bridgetown Inflammable Materials Bylaw – Final Reading to Repeal (from May 19th)

E.                    AM-1.4.11 Community Contributions Policy – Amend (from May 26th) see attached


6.       MUNICIPAL SOLICITOR’S REPORT  (** not recorded **)
Municipal Solicitor, W. Bruce Gillis

A. May Monthly Report

7.      COUNCILLOR’S COMMENTS (skip to video)

Round Table


A.               RFD –A4 Cat Bylaw – Amend (skip to video)

B.               RFD – Upper Clements Area LUB Amendment – Bunchberry Nurseries Inc (skip to video)

C.               RFD - Bridgetown LUB amendment – Milton Hamilton (skip to video)


9.       REPORTS and RECOMMENDATIONS (skip to video)

12:00 p.m.

A.                    Committee of the Whole (June 9th)

i.      Valley Waste-Resource Management – Municipal Guarantee

ii.    Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal Cost Share Agreement 2015-028

iii.  Bridgetown Water Supply Area MPS/LUB – Repeal

iv.  Town of Bridgetown Impounding of Animals Bylaw – Repeal – First Reading

v.    AM- Fire Response Services Policy – Amend

vi.  Port George Country Jamboree

vii.           Town of Bridgetown Policy #25 Tax Exemption for Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations – Repeal

viii.         AM-1.4.12 Tax Exemption and Reduction Policy – Amend

ix.  Property Formerly Owned by Donald and Anne Taylor and Charles Garnett

x.    Acadian Passport 2015-16 Contribution

xi.  Grants Barbeque

xii.           Bridgetown School Trust Funds

xiii.         Bridgetown & Area Garden Club

xiv.         2015-16 Capital Budget

xv.           Letter of Recognition – Tim Gillis

xvi.         Clear-Cutting West Dalhousie

xvii.       Paradise Baptist Church

xviii.     Village of Lawrencetown

xix.         Clementsport No Braking Signage

xx.           Bell Aliant Ethernet Service

xxi.         Nova Scotia Fire and Associated Services Report December 14, 2012

xxii.       UNSM 2016 Spring Workshop

xxiii.     Annapolis Partnership Steering Committee

10.      CORRESPONDENCE (skip to video)

A.                    NS Department of Justice (May 27th)

B.                    Annapolis Board of Trade (May 27th)

C.                    NS Municipal Affairs (June 2nd)

D.                    Town of Annapolis Royal (June 5th) – Fire Inspection 752 St. George Street

11.      PROCLAMATION (skip to video)

A.  June is Recreation Month


1:30 p.m.


A.  Utility Board (skip to video)
B.  Hampton Lighthouse (skip to video)
C.  Paved Walkways (skip to video)
D.  Port-a-Potty (skip to video)
E.  South Shore Trails (skip to video)
F.  CUPI (skip to video)
G.  FCM (skip to video)
H.  In-camera (skip to video)

3:30 p.m.

13.ADJOURNMENT** **Adjournment Pending Agenda Discussion