The next meeting of Victoria County Municipal Council will be held at the Court House, Baddeck, on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. The results of the Municipal and School Board Election will be provided; the Oath of Allegiance and of Office will be administered to the Councillors Elect; the Warden and Deputy Warden will be elected for a two year term; Council Committees will be appointed; and an update will be provided from the Department of Municipal Affairs.
Municipality of Victoria County
For a summary of official election statistics and voter turnout, click here: Election stats.
Unofficial Election Results (Official results will be released on Tuesday October 18,2016).
District 2: Brad MacDonald (161) Perla MacLeod (204) Norman Matheson (31)
District 8: Johnny Buchanan (139) Norman MacDonald (352)
Schoolboard (North): Ray Briand (485) Jackie Organ (627)
Election Day Info:
Election Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Elections Office: (Direct Line) 902-295-2117 (cell) 902-295-0575
Polls Open: 8am - 7pm
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Please Note: There is NO WASTE COLLECTION on Monday October 10 for residents in Boularderie, Ross Ferry, Kempt Head,Big Bras d'Or, New Campbellton, Englishtown, South Haven, Big Harbour and Port Bevis. It is rescheduled to WEDNESDAY October 12, 2016.
Closed Monday, Oct 10: Baddeck Enviro Depot, Baddeck Transfer Station, New Haven Recycling Depot, Dingwall Transfer Station, Municipal Offices in Baddeck Court House.
Closed Tuesday October 11: Baddeck Recycling Depot, New Haven Recycling Depot & Dingwall Transfer Station.
Invitation to Tender
Scale Replacement Project
Baddeck Waste Management Site
Sealed tenders plainly marked "Scale Replacement Project - Baddeck Waste Management Site" will
be received at the office of the County of Victoria at, 495 Chebucto St., P.O. Box 370, Baddeck N.S.,
B0E 1B0 (Phone: (902) 295-3660) until 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016.
The work generally includes but is not limited to the provision of all labour, materials and equipment for
this Scale Replacement Project. Work included under this project consists of excavation, site grading,
approach ramp construction, concrete foundations, scale house construction, installation of an Owner
pre-ordered 40 ft. weigh scale, and environmental measures for the construction of this Scale
Contract documents may be obtained from Strait Engineering Limited, 298 Reeves St, Unit 9, Port
Hawkesbury, Phone (902) 625-3631 and at the office of the Director of Public Works, 445 Old
Margaree Road, Baddeck, N.S. upon payment of non-refundable fee in the form of a $40.00 cheque made
payable to Strait Engineering Ltd.
Contract documents may be examined (by appointment) at the office of the Director of Public Works
located at the Baddeck Transfer Station, 445 Old Margaree Road, Baddeck N.S. and Strait Engineering
Each tender must be accompanied by a certified cheque or Bid Bond in the amount of 10% of the bid
amount and a Consent of Surety for the required fifty percent (50%) Performance Bond and fifty percent
(50%) Labour and Materials Bond. In lieu of bonding a 10 % security deposit will be acceptable.
Tenderers must have or show proof that they are in the process of receiving a Certificate of Recognition
issued jointly by the Nova Scotia Construction Association and NSE.
The lowest or any tender may not be accepted. Such things as past performance, references,
workmanship, reliability, start/completion dates, and availability of equipment and work force will all
be taken into consideration when awarding the tender.
The right is reserved to reject any or all tenders or to accept any tender that may be considered in the
best interest of the Municipality of the County of Victoria.
Robert Dauphinee, P.Eng.
Director of Public Works
Municipality of the County of Victoria
September & October
1) Cape North Farmers Market, Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24, Cape North Firehall 10 am. - 1:00 pm.
2) Baddeck Farmers Market - Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, 11:00 am. - 2:00 pm.
3) Ross Ferry Farmers Market - Sept. 4,11,18, 25, 1:00 pm. - 3:00 pm.
3) Classics for the Cabot Trail Festival, Sept. 9 & 11 - Colouratura Art Gallery, 45943 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook, NS
4) Hike the Highlands Festival, Sept. 9-18
5) Pioneer Day, Sept. 17, NS Highland Village, Iona
6) Cabot Trail Writers Festival, Sept. 30 -Oct 2, Gaelic College, St. Ann's
7) Celtic Colours International Festival October 7-15th.
Please note: Effective April 1, 2016 credit card payments for tax and water accounts will be processed by Paymentus, a third party company.
TO PAY BY CREDIT CARD:
Once you click the PAY NOW button below, you will be directed to Paymentus Corporation, the third party company that will process credit card payments. The page will prompt you to provide your name, email address and phone number. Please make sure to have your tax or water bill account number. Paymentus will add a 1.75% service charge to the payment total.
If you do not have a valid email address or wish to pay through telephone payments, please call the Paymentus toll-free line at 1-855-748-6067.
PAY NOW with a credit card.
Other Payment Options:
Victoria County TAX and WATER bills can also be made in the following ways:
• Cash - please do not send cash through the mail.
• Cheque – made payable to 'Municipality of Victoria'
• Debit card
• On-Line Banking
• At the Tax Office in the Courthouse at 495 Chebucto Street, Baddeck