This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on August 8th, 2019, at 7:30pm, will consider and if deemed advisable approve the Second Reading to amend the Police Advisory Board By-Law.
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Monday, July 29th, 2019 - Yarmouth, N.S. – The Mariners Centre Expansion Committee has submitted a detailed proposal seeking federal and provincial money for an expansion at Mariners Centre.
Another positive step toward the dream of an expansion at Mariners Centre took place at Town Hall today. Council voted unanimously in favour of a resolution that details both the importance of the expansion to the entire region,
You can read the resolution below or download the PDF version of the resolution HERE.
RESOLUTION OF COUNCIL
Whereas that the Mariners Center is a regional asset providing recreational, economic, social and
health benefits to the Town of Yarmouth, Municipality of the District of Yarmouth, and the
Municipality of the District of Argyle (Municipal Units of Yarmouth County);
cast vision, mission and strategy for the Mariners Center;
Whereas the Town and Municipality of the District of Yarmouth are
funding to support the operation of the
Whereas the Municipal Units of Yarmouth County recognize the need for infrastructure replacement
for recreational services delivered in the County in
Whereas the Municipal Units of Yarmouth County desire a regional approach to replace aquatic and
fitness centers for the benefit of the County;
Whereas the Municipal Units of Yarmouth County also desire an expansion in recreational services
such as an indoor/outdoor track and field, and a field house for indoor sports options for our
Whereas the Municipal units of Yarmouth County collectively agree that the Mariners Center is the
Whereas a funding application outlining all desired
submitted to the Governments of Nova Scotia and Canada through the “Investing in Canada
Whereas early projections
Whereas the Municipal Units of Yarmouth County seek Federal and Provincial funding of up to 28
million, being a 70% share of the project;
to cover their 30% municipal share of the
Now therefore be it resolved that:
1. The Town of Yarmouth agrees that the proportion of operational and capital funding for the
blended formula of Population, Uniform Assessment and Equal shares resulting in the
Town of Yarmouth 28.77%
Municipality of the District of Argyle 32.43%
Municipality of the District of Yarmouth 38.80%
The Town of Yarmouth agrees that
upon the availability of new census population data from Statistics Canada
2. The Town of Yarmouth supports the funding application for the $40Million
expansion, the Municipal portion being up to 30% of the project cost, up to $12,000,000,
3. Although the project budget may be as high as $40 million, that the Town of Yarmouth is
committed to reducing the capital costs where practical and appropriate to arrive at the
same or similar infrastructure.
4. Once a funding application
of Yarmouth agrees to undertake a comprehensive public engagement process, alongside its
5. The Town of Yarmouth commits to open, respectful and transparent engagement with its
regional partners and stakeholders through
6. The Town of Yarmouth
support, and in collaboration with community stakeholders engaged in this project.
7. The Town of Yarmouth
either as lead, or as
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The Town will receive funding to develop, update and implement initiatives that will produce a lasting reduction in the town’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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