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Public Notice: Virtual Council Meetings During COVID-19

March 24th, 2020

By order of the province, municipalities are required to hold all meetings virtually and not in person. As part of the order, virtual meetings must be recorded and the minutes posted online within 24 hours. The Town of Yarmouth has already enacted a plan to hold virtual council meetings through a "Webinar" format. This will ensure our residents can stay informed and up to date on council business during this challenging time.

Please note: these meetings will not be streamed live. After each meeting, we will post the video and minutes online for easy access.

We will post each video on our YouTube Channel and on Facebook.

Meeting agendas and minutes can be found at the usual place on our website: https://www.townofyarmouth.ca/agenda-and-minutes.html

To view the order see below or visit:https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/ministers-letter-march-22-EMA-munic-HRM.pdf?fbclid=IwAR35so5tjDVDn0pMIy4F1Q5UITKjRJboLAPvsHJQ_iy2vO_pSL8IVNEjT4M

Ever wonder how a by-law is created, or a new initiative comes to life? Here's a quick guide to how your Town Council works, and how you can get involved.

The Town of Yarmouth livestreams all of our Council and Committee of the Whole meetings through Ustream.com.

Regular Schedule:

  • Town Council: 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30pm
  • Committee of the Whole: 4th Wednesday of the month at 3:30pm

From time to time, special or emergency meetings of Council or Committee of the Whole may be called outside of this schedule. All meetings are livestreamed and are also archived online for viewing at your convenience.

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood

Contacts

Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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