Town Council Meeting - June 22, 2021

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The next Town Council Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 22nd at 6:00 p.m., and will be held online only. The public is welcome to attend through the following links:

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Covid-19 Pop-up this Weekend - Chester

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A Lunenburg County pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing site is being held in Chester on Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20 from noon – 7 pm each day.

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Deed Transfer Tax Bylaw

TOWN OF LUNENBURG NOTICES - Proposed Amendments to Deed Transfer Tax Bylaw 

The Lunenburg Town Council will give second/final reading of proposed amendments to the Deed Transfer Tax Bylaw on July 13, 2021 which will increase the Deed Transfer Tax Rate from 1.0% to 1.5% as of the date of adoption.

The public is welcome make verbal submissions at the meeting or written submissions in advance regarding the proposed Bylaw amendment. Please check the Town website at for meeting access information (via Zoom) the day of the meeting. 

Please click for the proposed amendments: Deed Transfer Tax Bylaw

Provincial Consultation on Climate Change

Help shape our clean future

The province is asking Nova Scotians for their ideas on fighting climate change and growing the clean economy.

Consultation began May 27th for 60 days, ending July 27th. To share your ideas, visit:

For more on the initiative, visit:


June is Recreation and Parks Month

WHEREAS, in the Town of Lunenburg recreation practitioners are continually working to create and grow accessible local recreation and parks options, and providing opportunities to explore in our backyards; and

WHEREAS, participating in recreation helps to connect interpersonal relationships, support healthy, active lives across the lifespan, celebrate our diverse cultures while creating opportunities to learn, grow and self-reflect; and 

WHEREAS, our parks, green spaces and trails provide places to be in nature, learn about local ecosystems, and continually respect, maintain, and preserve Mi'kma'ki where we live, work and play;   

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Happy Birthday, Lunenburg - June 7, 2021

Visit our virtual celebration available on the Town's YouTube channel, which premiered at 12:00 p.m. today:

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Town Council Meeting - June 8, 2021

The Council Meeting Minutes for Tuesday, June 8th are available on the Town website here.

The YouTube Live video archive of the meeting can be found here:

Thank you to all who participated.

Phase 1 Re-Opening: Finance Counter

As of Wednesday, June 2nd, the Finance payment counter at Town Hall is re-opened for payment transactions only. Business hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

Due to social distancing, there will be a limit of one customer at a time in the building. Non-medical masks are required at all times in the building. 

For your safety, we recommend that you continue to use online/telephone phone banking and the external dropbox whenever possible. 

All other Town Hall services will continue to be conducted by email/phone.  

The main phone number is 902-634-4410. Staff contacts can be found here.

Monthly Garbage Collection Calendar - June 2021

Monthly Garbage Calendar 06 2021For more information or to download the full-year 2021 Solid Waste Collection calendar, visit here:

Flags at Half-Mast: 215 Indigenous Children

In light of the truly horrifying, heartbreaking news of the discovery of the bodies of 215 Indigenous children in an undocumented grave at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C., the Town of Lunenburg has lowered our flags for 215 hours starting today through June 8th. The school was in Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation territory.

We honour, remember, and mourn them.