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Municipality of the District of Chester

Councillors Take a Soaking!

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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...

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Universal Sewer Rates - UPDATED

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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.

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RFQ for Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Services

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The Municipality of the District of Chester is requesting quotations for the provision of all labour, equipment, and materials necessary to perform inspection and maintenance services for a three (3) year period, October 3, 2014 to September 30, 2017 on 12 miscellaneous vehicles.

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We are looking for a CAO

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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:

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We are Looking for Citizens!

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We are reviewing our planning documents. We are also hoping that eight members of the community will join us in the process. To begin the review, we are forming a Citizen Planning Advisory Committee that will lead the process and advise Council on all other planning matters.

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Explore Life is Available NOW!

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EL cover for web 85 x 110The 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

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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.

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Opportunities for Municipal Community Groups

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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!

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Fire Prevention

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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.