Public Notices

Amherst town council to meet on March 25

COUNCIL MEETING - Amherst town council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 25, in the council chambers of Amherst town hall, 98 Victoria St. E., beginning at 7 p.m.

Cumberland Business Connector Society seeks board member

SEEKING BOARD MEMBER - The Cumberland Business Connector Society, covering the region of Cumberland,Nova Scotia, is currently recruiting a new board member to serve on the Board of Directors.

Board Members will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure the Board Members will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure the effective governance of the network.

Applicants should be driven by the belief that they can make a difference in our region with their diverse backgrounds, and possess knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: leadership, business, law and audit, human resources, finance,governance, strategic planning, partnership development, government navigation, communications, economic development, entrepreneurship and relationship networking.

Position: Volunteer

Length of Term: One (1) Year to Three (3) Year Terms

Application Deadline: April 12, 2019

For additional information or to obtain a recruitment package and application, pleaseFor additional information or to obtain a recruitment package and application, pleasecontact Jonathan McClelland or go to www.cumberlandbusinessconnector.ca.

Time to renew dog tags

DOG TAG RENEWAL TIME - Dog licence fees are due annually on April 1.

They are $15 for each spayed or neutered dog, or $30 for each unspayed or unneutered dog.

The fees are payable to the Town of Amherst.

Proof of rabies vacination are kept on file for each valid period.

The Town of Amherst funds its support for the L.A. Animal Shelter through the sale of dog licences.

The dog bylaw can be viewed on the town's website at https://bit.ly/2UBb1Jn.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact our reception desk at 902-667-3352 or eamil This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Commercial property beautification program

FUNDING PROGRAM -

Up to $5,000 to cover 50% of eligible expenses for streetscaping and beautification of commercial buildings is available through a new funding program in partnership with the Amherst & Area Chamber of Commerce. More information here: https://amherst.ca/gritty-to-pretty-program.html

Winter parking regulation in effect

WINTER PARKING REGULATIONS - The public is advised that Winter Parking Regulations in the Town of Amherst are in effect from now until April 15, 2019.

The regulations state that:

No owner or driver or person having control or custody of any vehicle, shall between the 15th day of November A.D. 2018 and the 15th day of April A.D. 2019, park or leave standing the same upon any highway or street in the Town of Amherst between the hours of 12:00 o’clock midnight and the hour of 7:00 o’clock in the morning of the same day.

No owner or driver or person having control or custody of any vehicle shall between the 15thday of November A.D. 2018 and the 15th day of April A.D. 2019, park or leave the same standing and unattended by a person authorized to move or capable of operating the same uponany highway or street in the Town of Amherst in such manner as to hinder, inconvenience or prevent the proper removal of snow or ice from such highway or street.

And further that:

It shall be an offence for any person to fail to comply with these regulations and any such personshall be liable to a penalty provided by Section 293 of the Motor Vehicle Act.

The fine is currently $50.00.