FREE Home Water Management Assessment Program
Published: August 14, 2019, 10:24 am
Are you interested in stormwater management on your property and water conservation in your home?
Coastal Action has a program to conduct assessments and provide you with a property-specific report, outlining recommendations and an action plan. Along with this report, the assessment includes a high-efficiency shower head, a resource kit, and a chance to win a FREE rainbarrel!
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A Visitor from Luneburg, Germany
Published: August 9, 2019, 11:27 am
Deputy Mayor McGee welcomed Ulrich Gerndt from Germany who presented the Town with Luneburg, Germany commemorative heritage illustrations, plaque and coin. Please visit the Town Hall at 119 Cumberland Street to view these items on display.
NSCAD Studios Lunenburg Year End Exhibition
Published: August 8, 2019, 8:37 am
Public Works Notice - August 6, 2019
Published: August 6, 2019, 12:53 pm
Due to the continuing hot, dry weather, Public Works staff will be flushing out wastewater catch basins around the Town this afternoon and starting at 6:00 a.m. over the next few days. This reduces any unpleasant odours coming from the drains during the summer.
Catch basin locations include: Bluenose Drive at Linden Avenue, Rum Row at Montague Street, Creighton Street at Prince Street, Cumberland Street at Hopson Street, Rous Brook, and Tannery Road at Green Street.
If you notice other locations or have questions, please contact the Town’s Public Works Department at 902-634-8992.
Please note that the new Biofilter odour control system at the Wastewater Treatment Plant on Starr Street is working well to eliminate odour from Plant operations, and is not related to the catch basins. Thank you.
Town Council Meeting Digest - July 23, 2019
Published: July 31, 2019, 7:09 pm
• The Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia presented a request to adopt a resolution calling for a public inquiry and moratorium on oil and gas exploration, which was approved by Council. See
Correspondence & Committees
• Recreation: The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg provided a $40,000 equitable funding grant for Recreation operations and Community Centre roof repairs. Thank you!
• Project Lunenburg: Over the summer the project team will be conducting pop-ups and on-the-street interviews with residents and visitors, including from a new temporary parklet at the corner of Lincoln and Main Streets.
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Offshore Exploration Resolution - July 23, 2019
Published: July 30, 2019, 4:53 pm
At the request of the Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Town Council unanimously passed the following resolution at their Council Meeting of July 23, 2019:
WHEREAS a healthy marine environment is critical to industries like fishing and tourism that are the primary lifeblood of Nova Scotia coastal communities.
AND WHEREAS it is the Town of Lunenburg’s responsibility to protect and nurture our local economies. It is also our right, and the right of our citizens, to be consulted on all major developments that might impact those economies.
AND WHEREAS the catastrophic effect of a major oil spill at an offshore drill site is unthinkable, yet public knowledge of the risk and potential consequences of such a spill remains inadequate.
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that the Town of Lunenburg hereby calls for a full and independent public inquiry into the pros and cons of oil industry exploration in offshore Nova Scotia to provide our communities, who bear the lion’s share of the risk of a disaster in the offshore, a full appreciation of the extent of that risk and of the steps we can take to minimize it. We also call for a moratorium on all further oil and gas exploration in offshore Nova Scotia pending the completion of that inquiry.