News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 26)

Lunenburg Community Recycling Facility Receives Funding

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) / Environment and Labour (to April 1/08)

Municipalities in Lunenburg County will be able to store and process more recyclable solid waste, thanks to a project being funded by the Nova Scotia government.

Western Region Preliminary Assessment Notices Sent

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2007 assessments, now that notices are in the mail. The proposed notices were sent to owners of properties whose assessments are expected to increase by more than three per cent in 2007, and are based on Jan. 1, 2005 market value.

Southern Region Preliminary Assessment Notices Sent

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2007 assessments, now that notices are in the mail. The proposed notices were sent to owners of properties whose assessments are expected to increase by more than three per cent in 2007, and are based on Jan. 1, 2005 market value.

Northern Region Preliminary Assessment Notices Sent

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2007 assessments, now that notices are in the mail. The proposed notices were sent to owners of properties whose assessments are expected to increase by more than three per cent in 2007, and are based on Jan. 1, 2005 market value.

HRM Preliminary Assessment Notices Sent

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2007 assessments, now that notices are in the mail. The proposed notices were sent to owners of properties whose assessments are expected to increase by more than three per cent in 2007, and are based on Jan. 1, 2005 market value.

Eastern Region Preliminary Assessment Notices Sent

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2007 assessments, now that notices are in the mail. The proposed notices were sent to owners of properties whose assessments are expected to increase by more than three per cent in 2007, and are based on Jan. 1, 2005 market value.

Infrastructure Program Invests in Queens Water Project

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Almost 1,200 households in Liverpool and surrounding area will receive improved drinking water, thanks to funding through the Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Infrastructure Program Invests in Rural Fire Stations' Well Upgrades

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Rural fire stations throughout the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) will have improved fire protection and better drinking water, thanks to funding through the Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Infrastructure Program Invests in Northside Pool

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Northside residents of Cape Breton Regional Municipality will soon be swimming laps again at the Northside Pool, thanks to funding through the new Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Modifications à la loi sur l'administration municipale

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

La Municipalité régionale d'Halifax (MRH) sera en mesure de financer le Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) et de continuer à réduire les impôts fonciers pour certains propriétaires de terrains résidentiels.

Municipal Government Act Amendments

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) will be able to fund the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial and continue to reduce property taxes for some residential property owners.

Town of Westville Receives Infrastructure Funding

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Residents in the Town of Westville, Pictou Co., will have improved water and wastewater systems, thanks to funding through the new Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Orangedale Community to Receive New Water System

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

The community of Orangedale, Inverness Co., will soon have a new water system, thanks to funding through the new Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Middle Sackville Receives Improvements Water and Sewer System

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Almost 30 new households in Middle Sackville will be connected to the municipal water and wastewater system, and almost 60 existing households and a school will have improved drinking water and wastewater treatment, thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Infrastructure Program Invests In Canso's Water Project

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

More than 409 households and a fish processing facility in Canso will have improved drinking water thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program and the Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Infrastructure Program Invests in North Preston Water and Sewer Project

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

More than 350 households in North Preston will have improved drinking water and an upgraded wastewater system thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

CBRM Receives More than $11 Million Towards Wastewater Projects

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

NOTE: A list of approved projects for Cape Breton Regional Municipality follows this release.

Antigonish County Receives Funding for Water Supply Upgrade

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Almost 500 households in Lower South River and St. Andrews, Antigonish Co., will have improved drinking water, thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Increased Service Hours for Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicles

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Residents of Shelburne County will have access to Registry of Motor Vehicle services more often.

Nova Scotia to Regulate Motive Fuels

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

The provincial government will regulate gas and diesel fuel prices in Nova Scotia, effective July 1.