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Transit Service - Monday, May 21, 2018

The Town of Yarmouth wishes to advise its transit customers that there will be no service on Monday, May 21, 2018, due to the Victoria Day holiday.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.

Upcoming Communities in Bloom Events

Vanguard Proof May 2018 1

Second Reading Solid Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal By-law

pdf Solid Waste Resource Bylaw Revised March 2018 (192 KB)

This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on May 17th, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., will consider and if deemed advisable approve Second Reading to repeal and replace the Solid Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal By-law.

Council will consider written and oral presentations at that time.

The By-law can be viewed at the Town Office, 400 Main Street, Yarmouth, N. S., or by clicking the link above.


Goudey Playground Upgrades

The wood was replaced on the play structure at Goudey Playground.


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Grants to Organizations 2018-19

The following is a list of Grants to Organizations approved by Town Council at the Council meeting on April 12, 2018:

Camp Peniel - $580
Coal Shed Music Festival - $8,080
Firefighters' Museum - $4,790
Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society - $2,930
Friends of Trap, Neuter, Release - $1,620
Hear! Here! - $350
HOPE Dial-a-Ride - $2,290
Hospital Hullaballoo - $720
Kaye Nickerson Centre - $730
Kespu'kwitk Metis Council - $400
Kidzact - $930
Maple Grove & Yarmouth High Memorial Club - $1,720
Relay for Life - $1,810
Roaring 20's Antique Auto Club - $11,290
Royal Canadian Legion - $3,930
Rugg Bees - $180
Sara Corning Society - $1,130
Scouts Canada Southwest Nova Area - $410
Seafest - $9,000
Second Chance Seniors - $1,090
Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve Association - $500
Th'YARC - $580
Tri-County Pregnancy Care Centre - $500
Tusket River Environmental Protection Association - $310
VON Tri-County - $1,430
Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival - $970
Western Counties Regional Library Charitable Association - $280
Yarmouth County Agricultural Society - $1,530
Yarmouth County Ground Search and Rescue - $1,580
Yarmouth County Historical Society - $720
Yarmouth Dog Park Association - $650
Yarmouth Gateways - $580
Yarmouth Life Skills - $650
Yarmouth Seafood and Wine Extravaganza - $840
Yarmouth Lions Club - $850
Highland Gun Club - $650

 To view the spreadsheet with the Council breakdown, please click on the link below:



Student Employment Opportunity

The Town of Yarmouth is seeking applications for the positions outlined below.

Parks Labourer – 1 position
The Parks summer student will work closely with our Seasonal Parks employees. He/she will assist in the maintenance of all Town of Yarmouth Parks and green areas, as well as, the waterfront area. This will include painting, mowing, weeding, planting flowers and shrubs and maintenance of the multi-use trail.

Green Team – 2 positions
The Green Team summer students will be responsible for litter abatement throughout the Town of Yarmouth. Previous WHMIS and First Aid Training would be considered an asset.

Parks and Green Team applicants must be physically fit with the ability to lift heavy equipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide a driver’s abstract record. The successful candidates will be required to work outside in all weather conditions and be comfortable working independently. Previous experience working with lawn maintenance tools and equipment is required.

If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please forward your cover letter and resume to:

The Town of Yarmouth
Human Resource
400 Main St.
Yarmouth, NS
B5A 1G2

Closing date – May 9th, 2016

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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