News & Notices

Amendments to Sewer Connection By-law

This is to advise that Council, at its meeting planned for Thursday, August 10, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., will consider Second Reading and if deemed advisable approve amendments to the Sewer Connection By-law.

Council will consider written and oral presentations at that time.

A copy of the proposed amendment is available for viewing at the Town Office during normal office hours or by clicking the link below:

  pdf Sewer Connection By law 2017 (103 KB)

 

Amendments to Taxi By-law

This is to advise that Council, at its meeting held on Thursday, July 13th, 2017, approved Second Reading of amendments to the Taxi By-law.

The amended by-law becomes effective on the date of this publication. The by-law is available for viewing at the Town Office during normal office hours or by clicking the link below:

  pdf Taxi By law 2017 (98 KB)

 

Compost Facility Labourer

The Town of Yarmouth invites applications for a temporary Compost Facility Labourer.

Under the supervision of the Compost Facility Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible to sort compostable organic material. This includes; food waste; leaf and yard waste; and non-recyclable paper products. Duties will also include some general housekeeping and facility maintenance. The successful candidate will be required to stand during the majority of the shift.

Training in WHMIS and First Aid, would be considered an asset.

Salary $15.00/hour plus 4% vacation pay

To apply for this position please forward your resume to Human Resources; by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; by fax to 902/742-6244; or by mail to Town of Yarmouth, 400 Main St., Yarmouth N.S., B5A 1G2. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

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

 

Summer Sounds in Frost Park

Summer Sounds Poster Final Draft

The Town of Yarmouth is piloting a new community event in Frost Park this summer, to provide family friendly entertainment for all.  There is no admission, but performers may busk and sell their CDs.

This summer series of events provides an opportunity for performers of all types , whether music, song, poetry, drama, or dance on a Tuesday or Wednesday evening  from late June to August.   On bad weather days the event will be cancelled.

To find out about performances, visit the Town’s Community Event Calendar for more information.

To be a performer, please read the following:

- Summer Sounds in Frost Park   Tuesdays and Wednesdays June to August, weather permitting  7pm t0 9pm- Check out available dates at Town of Yarmouth Community Events Calendar

Guidelines for performers:

  • This is a non-paid event and you are allowed to busk for cash donations.
  • You do not need a permit.
  • Entertainment/music must be family friendly.
  • Music should be acoustic and if using a speaker, must be keep at a noise level to still allow enjoyment in the park by others.
  • No selling of products, other than if you want to sell your own CD.
  • Any items you need for your set-up is to be provided by yourself.
  • You can set up anywhere in the park (ie the gazebo, around the fountain).  
  • We will promote on event on the Town’s Facebook page, Yarmouth Recreation Facebook page, Town’s website community events calendar, as well as posting in the park entrance of the park to make community aware.
  • If bad weather (rain, wind etc) event will be cancelled.o If a function is pre-booked in the Park, event will be cancelled.
  • If you are not able to make the event date scheduled, please contact either Natalie Smith - phone  902-742-1505 , email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Wade Cleveland – phone 902-749-6194, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Don’t forget to Bring your blanket, or chair and enjoy the sweet summer sounds in Yarmouth!

 

Taxi By-law Amendments

This is to advise that Council, at its meeting planned for Thursday, July 13th, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., will consider Second Reading and if deemed advisable approve amendments to the Taxi By-law.

Council will consider written and oral presentations at that time.

A copy of the proposed amendment is available for viewing at the Town Office during normal office hours or on the Town of Yarmouth website at www.townofyarmouth.ca.

 

Community Asset Donation Program Information

The Town of Yarmouth has created a Community Asset Donation Program Policy whereby individuals and organizations may make a general donation to the Community Asset Donation Program or a donation for a specific community asset. Any community asset can be a tribute to an individual or group. A community asset is considered to be, but not limited to, a tree, bench, work of art, structure, etc. The purpose of the Program is to provide a means to recognize and honour others through a lasting tribute. The contributions made through this program will also benefit the parks, urban forest, greenspaces, the natural environment and the community as a whole. See the link below for additional information, donor agreement and a list of assets that can be purchased.

  pdf Community Asset Donation Program (1.43 MB)

Interested individuals or organizations should contact Todd Muise, Parks Supervisor for the Town of Yarmouth, by telephone at 902-307-2924, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Donors will be asked to complete a Donor Agreement signed by both the donor and the Parks Supervisor. The donor will then bring the agreement to Town Hall for payment of the donation or asset. A charitable donation receipt will be provided.

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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