FACILITIES CLOSED AND COLLECTION CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
All Municipality of Victoria facilities are closed today. This includes municipal and provincial offices in the Courthouse, the transfer stations in Baddeck and Dingwall and the recycling centres in New Haven and Baddeck. Waste Collection is also cancelled for residents along the North Shore, Cape Smokey and Ingonish and is rescheduled to next Tuesday, February 16, 2016.
Volunteer Week 2016 - Call for Nominations
The Deadline for nominations is fast approaching - Friday, February 5th, 2016. Volunteer Week will be celebrated from April 10-16, 2016. Victoria County is calling for nominations by community organizations. One adult volunteer will be selected by Victoria County Municipal Council to represent all Victoria County volunteers at the 42th Annual Provincial Volunteer Awards ceremony on April 4th at Westin Nova Scotia in Halifax. All adult volunteers nominated by community organizations will be recognized at the Victoria County Volunteer Recognition Night ceremonies during Volunteer Week.
In addition to the Adult Volunteer, Victoria County will be recognizing outstanding youth in our County for their efforts along with community groups with the community achievement award. Deadline for all nominations is Friday, February 5th, 2016.
Below are the nominations forms that you can complete online.
Water bills for the Victoria County Water Utility have been updated to include more information to allow customers to better understand billing charges, payments and water consumption each quarter. Water bills will be printed in the new format beginning in January. When you receive your bill in January the envelope will also contain a sample bill with a section on "how to read your water bill" printed on the back. Please click the link below to view the new billing format along with an explanation of each line of the bill.
Thanks to all Victoria County residents for completing the Active Living "Citizens Survey". Over 300 surveys were completed. The results of the survey will be posted on the website in February.
The meeting of Victoria County Municipal Council scheduled for Monday, February 8, 2016, has been cancelled due to the impending weather. The next meeting of Council will be held on Monday, February 22, 2016, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Court House, Baddeck.
Organizations requesting funding from the Municipality are advised that applications are now being accepted with the deadline March 31, 2016. Your organization must be incorporated under the NS Registry of Joint Stock Companies as non-profit organization. Your previous annual financial statement must be attached with your application along with your 2016-2017 budget. Funding is not intended to support general operating costs. Funding applications must not exceed 1/3 of the total project costs. For more information contact -Mr. Sandy Hudson, CAO, Municipality of Victoria County at 295-3660. Below is a copy of the community grants policy and application form in pdf format.
pdf Community Grants Policy (10 KB)
document Community Grants Application Form (36 KB)