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CAO & Municipal Clerk

The CAO and Municipal Clerk's offices work together to:

  • Advise Council on matters of municipal and strategic significance
  • Ensure that Council policies are implemented in an efficient and effective manner
  • Provide corporate management in the administration of the day-to-day affairs of the organization
  • Coordinate Council meetings and provide minutes
  • Administer and maintain By-Laws

Solid Waste Department

The Solid Waste Department is located at Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Centre at 450 Kaizer Meadow Road in Sherwood. They are approximately 17 km north of Exit 8, Highway #103.

The Solid Waste Department provides cost effective services to our residents both in collection and disposal of waste products. We work with our partners and contractors to continuously assess our system and processes and strive for improvements. Services include,

Information Services Department

The Information Service Department is located on the bottom floor of the Municipal Office, 151 King Street in Chester.

Staff at the Information Services Department provide:

  • Communications
  • Business continuity

Finance & Property Tax Administration Department

The Finance Department is located on the lower floor of the Municipal Office at 151 King Street in Chester.

Staff are responsible for the overall financial administration of the Municipality. Public services include:

Public Works Department

The Public Works Department is located upstairs at 151 King Street in Chester.

The Public Works Department protects human health, the environment, and public property in the Municipality of the District of Chester, in compliance with legislation and regulations and in an efficient and cost effective manner. Staff are available to meet your needs concerning,

Recreation & Parks Department

The Recreation Department is located upstairs in the Municipal Office at 151 King Street, Chester.

Through the provision of recreation programs, services, facilities and equipment, the Recreation & Parks Department endeavors to enrich the quality of life for all residents and create an active, healthy and vibrant community. Working with a community development philosophy, we strive to improve the well being of residents through quality physical, social and cultural recreation experiences. Staff make it their purpose to impress upon the public the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle. This is evident in all of our community-oriented events and publications.

We also provide a number of helpful services:

Community Development Department

The Community Development Department is located in the Annex Building at 186 Central Street, Chester.

We provide a wide range of services:

We also provide various planning, development, and buiding services to the Town of Mahone Bay.



 

Mailing Address
Municipality of the District of Chester
151 King Street, PO Box 369
Chester, NS  B0J 1J0

General Inquiries - See Department contact numbers below

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CAO and Municipal Clerk

902-275-3554 (phone)
902-275-4771 (fax)

Chief Administrative Officer - Tammy Wilson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Director of Quality Management and Municipal Clerk - Pam Myra This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Executive Secretary - Cindy Hannaford This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Records Manager/Quality Control Coordinator - Dan Pittman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategic Initiatives Coordinator - Jonathan Meakin This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Community Development Department

902-275-2599 (phone) - Planning & Development Services

902-275-3080 (phone) - Building & Fire Inspection Services
902-275-2598 (fax)

Director of Community Development - Tara Maguire This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Planner - Garth Sturtevant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Building Official - Brent Haase This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Coordinator - Tammy Hamm This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Assistant - Sandra Challis This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Civic Address Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Development Officer - Heather Archibald This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Economic Development Officer - Erin Lowe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fire Inspector/Bylaw Enforcement - Erin Schurman-Kolb This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fire Services Coordinator - Bruce Blackwood This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tourism Coordinator - Stephanie Beaumont This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Finance Department

902-275-3554 (phone)
902-275-4771 (fax)

Director of Finance & Treasurer - Malcolm Pitman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Manager of Finance - Christine Collicutt This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Accounts Payable Clerk - Debbie Stevens This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Customer Service Representative - Betty Mulrooney This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Revenue Administrator - Angela Schnare This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Information Services Department

902-275-3554 (phone)
902-275-4771 (fax)

Director of Information Services - Cliff Gall This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Communications Officer - Jennifer Webber This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
GIS Specialist - Nick Zinck This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


Engineering & Public Works Department

902-275-1312 (phone)
902-275-3673 (fax)

Director of Engineering & Public Works - Matthew Davidson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Assistant - Robin Kaizer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Operations & Maintenance Technician - Gippy Dominey
Public Works Labourer - Jared Stevens
Public Works Maintenance Supervisor - Jeffrey Borden
Sewer/Building Maintenance - Garth MacLean


Recreation and Parks Department

902-275-3490 (phone)

902-275-3630 (fax)

Director of Recreation and Parks - Chad Haughn This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Active Living/Transportation Coordinator - Gordon Tate This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Assistant/PRO Kids Coordinator - Cosette Howlett This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Administrative Assistant - Debbie Harnish This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Community Development Coordinator - Trishe Colman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Community School Coordinator - Jody Conrad This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Solid Waste Department

902-275-2330 (phone)

Director of Solid Waste - Christa Rafuse This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Solid Waste Working Supervisor/Wastewater Treatment Operator - Tim Townsend This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Client Services/Recycling Coordinator - Tammy Harnish This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Robert Russell
Heavy Equipment Operator - Tim Weisner
Heavy Equipment Operator - Ben Swinamer
Heavy Equipment Operator - Joey Rines
Heavy Equipment Operator - Josh Wile
Scale House Operator - Ryan Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.