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Municipality of the District of Chester

Tender for Cleaning and Inspection of Sewer Lines

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The Municipality of the District of Chester wishes to tender for work for the cleaning and CCTV Inspection of Municipal Sewer Lines. Sealed submissions must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 marked "Tender– T-2014-010 – Cleaning & CCTV Inspection of Municipal Sewer Lines."

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Opening for a Casual Building Official

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The Municipality is looking for a casual Building Official to enforce the Provincial Building Code of Nova Scotia, Provincial Building Code Act and Regulations (Section 4, Building Code Act), and Municipal Building By-Laws in the absence of the Chief Building Official. The deadline for resumes is Thursday, August 14 at 4:00 p.m.

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Term Position Available for Planner

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The Municipality of the District of Chester requires Planner, for a  two-year term position.  Under the direction of the Senior Planner, the Planner is responsible for undertaking a variety of assignments to support the review of the Municipal and Village planning documents. The Planner will research, analyze and interpret social, economic, population and land use data and trends. The Planner will prepare written and graphic reports on various planning matters and elements of the plan review process. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 8, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

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Boundary Review for Municipality

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In the latest edition of municipal insight, an article called "More or Less" (pg. 3) mentioned that Council was conducting a review of polling district boundaries. At the July 31 Council meeting, they will discuss several options as well as any input they received from the public.

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Seniors' Old Fashioned Picnic

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The Municipality is hosting an Seniors' Old Fashioned Picnic at The Barn in Hubbards on Tuesday, August 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Click here to view all of the information on our poster.

Picnic in the Park

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Picnic in the Park is back for another summer! Bring your picnic, dancing shoes and family to Lordly Park every Tuesday night for live music and a good time! Click here to view the poster, including line up of talent and raindate information.

Special Collection Schedule for July

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SPECIAL COLLECTION in the Municipality will be between Monday, July 21 and Friday, August 1 on your regular collection day. For information on what you can and cannot put out for collection, look on page 10 of the Waste Collection Calendar.

Explore Life is Available NOW!

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The latest edition of Explore Life is available NOW! Click here to view the newest guide to recreational opportunities and programming in the Municipality of the District of Chester. To register for a program, please click here. This summer's editions is full of ideas and fun activities for all ages. Don't miss it! If you didn't receive one in the mail, please call the Recreation & Parks Department at (902) 275-3490.

UPDATE - Universal Sewer Rate Discussion Ended!

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Universal sewer rate discussions resumed for the final time on June 4 at Forest Heights Community School. By the end of the Special Council meeting, Councillors adopted proposed amendments to the Sewer By-Law.

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Weekly Compost Collection in Chester

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The weekly collection of compost carts in the Village of Chester begins June 9, starting with Week A until your last pick up in September. This project is initiated and paid for by the Village of Chester Commission; please contact them with operational concerns during the weeks opposite your regular municipal collection. You can reach the Commission Office by calling (902) 275-4482 or emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Visit www.villageofchester.org for information on Village of Chester Commission initiatives.

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