Monthly Garbage Collection Calendar - August 2020
Published: August 4, 2020, 3:41 pm
For more information, visit our Garbage Collection page.
Revisions to the Preliminary List of Electors
Published: August 4, 2020, 8:00 am
TAKE NOTE THAT The Preliminary List of Electors for the Town of Lunenburg Municipal and Conseil scolaire acadien provincial School Board elections on October 17, 2020 has been prepared using the Nova Scotia Register of Electors.
Individuals are qualified to vote in these elections if they are:
- 18 years of age or older on the 1st Advance Polling Day;
- a Canadian citizen by the 1st Advance Polling Day;
- ordinarily resident in the Province of Nova Scotia for a period of six months immediately before the 1st Advance Polling Day; and
- they are ordinarily resident in the Town of Lunenburg and have been so since immediately before the 1st Advance Polling Day.
The First Advance Polling Day has been determined by Council to be Thursday October 8, 2020.
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Alternative Voting Bylaw
Published: August 3, 2020, 8:00 am
On July 28, 2020, Lunenburg Town Council gave second and final reading of (and passed) an Alternative Voting Bylaw. The purpose of the bylaw is to provide that during Municipal and CSAP Elections, voting may take place by telephone or via the internet (or a combination of both). Under the proposed bylaw, voting by telephone and/or internet shall be permitted on days (fixed by Resolution of Council) and Council may by resolution provide that voting by telephone and by personal computing device (via the internet) shall be the only means of voting for an election.
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Town Hall Finance Counter - Expanded Business Hours
Published: July 31, 2020, 1:00 pm
As of August 4, 2020, the Finance payment counter at Town Hall will be open for three hours daily for payment transactions only. All other Town Hall services will continue to be conducted by email/phone only.
Monday to Friday, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Due to social distancing, there will be a limit of one customer at a time in the Finance office. Masks are mandatory inside Town Hall.
For your safety, please consider continuing to use online/telephone phone banking and the external dropbox whenever possible.
NOTE: Public washrooms in Town Hall are not available at this time. The public washroom on Bluenose Drive is open daily from 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
REMINDER: Masks are mandatory as of July 31, 2020
Published: July 30, 2020, 6:37 pm
The Province announced on July 24th that masks are mandatory in indoor public places and on public transportation as of Friday, July 31st. Please note that this includes visitors to Town Hall.
A detailed "Frequently Asked Questions" document is available here:
Please note that Nova Scotians without ready access to non-medical masks can now get reusable cloth masks are available free (while supplies last) at all public libraries and 24 provincial museums, including the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.
Thank you for complying to keep our community safe.
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Nominations Open - Municipal and CSAP School Board Elections
Published: July 30, 2020, 5:29 pm
TAKE NOTICE that nominations will be accepted for the following offices in (or including) the Town of Lunenburg for which an election will be held on the 17th day of October, 2020.
- Mayor (Town of Lunenburg)
- Six (6) Councillors elected at large (Town of Lunenburg)
- One (1) Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) Member for the South Shore District
AND TAKE NOTICE THAT Town of Lunenburg Nomination forms for Mayor or Councillor are available and must be filed at the office of the Returning Officer, Patrick A. Burke, Q.C., Burke, Macdonald & Luczak, Barristers & Solicitors, 28 King Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on nomination day (Tuesday September 8, 2020) or by appointment during office hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) on August 27th, 28th, and 31st and September 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2020. Candidates: Information Packages are now available at the office of the Returning Officer, Patrick A. Burke, Q.C.
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