- City Hall
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Sydney, Nova Scotia
November 25, 2016
SYDNEY, NS - Three public sessions are scheduled for December to encourage residents to provide input on CBRM’s budget.
Now that the 2016 electoral process is complete, the CBRM will begin its budgetary deliberations with input from stakeholders, council and the residents of the CBRM. The municipality will also be conducting online consultations with residents to gain insight into public priorities.
The following dates are scheduled for public budget sessions. Mayor and senior staff attend the budget meetings along with councilors.
December 6, 2016 – North Division - Emera Centre, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Residents from Districts 1, 2 and 3 are encouraged to attend this session at the Emera Centre. These are the Districts represented by Councillors Clarence Prince, Earlene MacMullin and Blue Marshall.
December 7, 2016 – East Division - Bayplex, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Residents from Districts 8, 9, 10 and 11 are encouraged to attend this meeting at the Bayplex. These are the Districts represented by Councillors Amanda McDougall, George MacDonald, Darren Bruckschwaiger, and Kendra Coombes.
December 8, 2016 – Central Division - Centre 200, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Residents from Districts 4,5,6,7 and 12 are encouraged to attend this meeting at Centre 200. These are the Districts represented by Councillors Steve Gillespie, Eldon MacDonald, Ray Paruch, Ivan Doncaster and Jim MacLeod.
The following is a Government of Nova Scotia news release:
Flooding Assistance for Nova Scotians Continues
Emergency Management Office
November 4, 2016 2:01 PM
Government remains committed to ensuring that Nova Scotians impacted by the Oct. 10 floods receive the help they need.
Families who cannot return to their homes continue to be supported by Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) with funding for temporary accommodation as their disaster financial assistance claims are processed.
CBRM is phasing out its help line effective today, Nov. 4. Residents can still get information and assistance by:
–- visiting novascotia.ca/flooding for important links and information
–- contacting 211 to access funding for urgent or other community support needs related to the storm. Emergency funding will continue to be disbursed through the United Way and Salvation Army.
Due to a situation beyond our control, the Municipal Polling Station for Voters in District 6 has been changed!
Sydney Academy High School, 49 Terrace Street in Sydney, will be the new location for voters in District 6 on Election Day – Saturday, October 15, 2016.
Brookland Elementary School, which was the original location, is UNAVAILABLE.