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Monday, October 22, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
UNESCO Monument (Prince Street, beside Town Hall)
In recognition of Mi'kmaq History Month and as a show of respect for the original people of this area, the Town of Lunenburg is raising the Mi'kmaq Grand Council Flag.
Please come join us for the ceremony. Reception to follow in Council Chambers.
We are so proud of our business owners and community for showing "Ocean Devotion"!
Watch the October 14, 2018 episode of "LAND AND SEA", which shows some of the efforts being made in the Town of Lunenburg and Lunenburg County to help reduce plastic waste in our ocean.
Along with the Town's new Compostable Material Use & Waste Reduction Initiative policy, we can all make a difference.
Town of Lunenburg Procedural Policy on Compostable Material Use and Waste Reduction Initiatives was passed by Lunenburg Town Council on Tuesday, October 9, 2018:
1. The Town of Lunenburg (“Town”) is committed to reducing the use of non-recyclable containers and other materials for meetings, special events and other municipal activities. This Policy establishes the process by which this will be achieved.
2. It shall be the Town’s practice whenever possible to avoid the use of non-recyclable, non-compostable containers and related items, e.g., styrofoam cups, plastic cutlery and plates, etc. at Town meetings, special events and other activities when food and/or beverages are served.
• October 2018 is Mi’kmaq History Month. The Mayor noted that the Town of Lunenburg is part of traditional Mi’kmaq territory. Artist Melissa Labrador spoke about Mi’kmaq culture.
The Mayor has been working with Ms. Labrador to organize a Mi’kmaq flag raising event on the morning of October 22nd.
• Nova Scotia Power (NSPI) VP of Transmission, Distribution & Delivery Paul Casey and his team presented to Council on recent weather/tree-related outages, NSPI’s planned maintenance, and their current engineering review of the South Shore.
Their presentation is in the Minutes package, or can be accessed directly here: https://goo.gl/JDceeQ
TEST DATE: September 25, 2018
CONDITIONS: Rising high tide, wind blowing from south/southwest, no rainfall since Sept 18.