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Starr's Road Multi-Use Trail Contract 171008.00

Sealed tenders plainly marked on the envelope “Tender for the Town of Yarmouth – Starr’s Road Multi-Use Trail, Contract 171008.00” will be received by the undersigned at the office of the Town of Yarmouth, 400 Main Street, Yarmouth, N. S. B5A 1G2, up to 3:00 p.m., local time, Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

This project is located in the Town of Yarmouth on Starr’s Road. The work consists of, but is not necessarily limited to: the construction of an asphalt surfaced multi-use trail complete with bedding gravels and curbs. The work also involves site furnishings such as waste receptacles, bike rack and bench complete with all hardware and accessories.

Contract documents may be obtained at the Town of Yarmouth, 400 Main Street, Yarmouth, N. S., after 12 noon on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017, upon payment of a $50.00 cheque payable to the Town of Yarmouth. Document fee is not refundable.

Contract documents will be available for viewing at the Construction Association of Nova Scotia, Plans Room, 260 Brownlow Avenue, Unit 3, Dartmouth, N. S., and the Town of Yarmouth. Firms must have purchased documents from the Town of Yarmouth in order for their tender to be considered valid.

Each tender must be accompanied by a certified cheque drawn on a Canadian chartered bank or Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount payable.

The lowest or any tender may not be accepted. The right is reserved to reject any or all tenders or to accept any tender that may be considered in the best interest of the Town of Yarmouth.

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!

 

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.

Beacon Park Improvements

More accessible equipment has been installed at Beacon Park.

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Do you need help making job connections?

The Connector Program can put you face to face with business owners, operators and community leaders who work in the same field you want to work in.

It’s no secret, people go where there’s opportunity. The Connector Program helps people match local skilled talent interested in building their network and starting their career in our region are known as Connectees with local employers, community leaders, and business professionals are known as Connectors.

I will match a Connectee with a Connector so they can meet for an informal conversation- maybe over a cup of coffee- and start building a network of people who can help the Connectee improve their job search in Western NS.

Connectors get to meet local skilled people who are looking to work here and also get to make a difference by helping talented people stay here and become members of our communities.

To find out if you qualify as a Connectee, or if you are interested in being a Connector go to www.westernren.ca/get-connected/or contact me today.

 

Brenda LaGrandeur
Manager, Western REN Connector Program
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902-653-0369
Office located at 4075 Highway 308, Tusket

 

The Western REN's mandate is to guide and navigate regional economic development while providing support to businesses. We operate in and serve the Municipalities of Argyle, Barrington, Clare, Digby and Yarmouth as well as the Towns of Digby and Yarmouth.

 

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

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