You may have received a letter from the Municipality about the recent changes to the Municipal Sewer By-Law. Council adopted a new method of charging for sewer services, and it will be applied universally to users of all six municipal sewer systems.
Municipality of the District of Chester
RFP - Public Engagement for the Municipal Plan Review
The Municipality is looking for a qualified consultant to help develop, lead and facilitate the public engagement program for a full review and revision of Municipal planning documents. The successful consultant will work with the Municipality to create and execute this public engagement plan.
Councillors Take a Soaking!
Our Director of Community Development (Tara Maguire) challenged Councillors to an ice cold dunking to raise awareness and funds for ALS. They willingly obliged, but in turn, challenged Councillors for the Town of Wolfville...will they accept? Check out the video on YouTube...
We are looking for a CAO
The Municipality of the District of Chester is in need of a Chief Administrative Officer. In short, we are seeking a dynamic leader who is capable of helping the Municipality reach their strategic goals. We are asking applicants to submit their resume with three professional references to:
Explore Life is Available NOW!
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 fall'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.
Council Meeting Changes
The Council meeting of October 9, 2014 has been CHANGED to October 16, 2014. Also, the Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for November 6 has been CANCELLED.
Opportunities for Municipal Community Groups
It's not always easy to volunteer for a non-profit community group. Working long hours to fundraise money for projects, planning events and offering programs for everyone to enjoy, filling out paperwork, upgrading facilities, providing a much-needed service. It's of the Municipality's opinion that community groups need as much support as they can get!
Council proclaimed Fire Prevention Week in the Municipality of the District of Chester from Sunday, October 5 to Saturday, October 11 - as it is across Canada. This year's theme is "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives, Test Yours Every Month!©". Smoke alarms are an inexpensive early warning device that cut the risk of dying in a fire by half. You only have one to two minutes to safely exit your home when you hear the smoke detector. They definitely save lives! Visit www.chesterfire.ca for information.