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Municipality of the District of Chester

Waste Collection over Easter Holidays

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Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Centre is CLOSED on Friday, April 18, 2014 (Good Friday). This means that waste collection is rescheduled for Saturday, April 19 instead. Make sure your waste is put out by 8:00 a.m. or it could be missed. This change affects residents on with Friday, Week A collection. Check the route schedule to see if you're affected.

On Saturday, April 19, 2014 Kaizer Meadow is open from 8:00 a.m. to noon as usual. Kaizer Meadow is also open regular hours on Monday, April 21 (Easter Monday), and waste will be collected as usual.

Village of Chester Commission AGM and Election

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The Village of Chester Commission will hold both their Annual General Meeting (AGM) and an election for the office of one Commissioner in May. The public is invited to attend!

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Important Information about Mayfest 2014

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Look in the April 30 edition of South Shore Breaker for information about this year's May Fest 100 Mile Yard Sale event, organized by the Chester Municipal Chamber of Commerce. Events and yard sales are held across the Municipality of Chester from May 2 to May 4. You do not want to miss this!

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Tax Sale in the Municipality

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Selected properties will be sold at Public Auction on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. unless the total amounts owed in property taxes are are paid in full. The Auction is in the Municipal Office, 151 King Street, Chester.

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Universal Sewer Rate Discussion

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Universal sewer rate discussions resumed on April 10 at Council with presentations from the public and a lengthy discussion between Councillors. To facilitate discussions, Council moved amendments to the Sewer By-Law to First Reading. The first public meeting will be April 24, the second on May 15. Written submissions and requests for appointments to speak can be directed to the Municipal Clerk, Pamela Myra by phone (902) 275-3554; email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; fax (902) 275-4771; or in writing Municipality of the District of Chester, 151 King Street, P O Box 369, Chester NS   B0J 1J0.

What is a universal sewer rate?....

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Summer Employment with the Municipality

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We are looking for students who would like to be a part of our Recreation & Parks summer staff team! We need students to organize special events and plan summer recreation programs. These are high school student positions. The deadline for resumes is Friday, April 25, 2014. Call Jody Conrad for job information at (902) 275-2712.

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Meeting Schedule for Council

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The next regularly scheduled Council meeting is Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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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 winter'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.

Spring Weight Restrictions and Waste Collection

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Starting Monday, March 17, spring weight restrictions have been put in place by NS Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR). They will remain in place until May 19 at 12:01 a.m. Since the truck that picks up organics is too heavy, residents on these roads in the Municipality are affected:

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