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The Village Commission Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for August 16, 2017 has been cancelled. Our next meeting will be on September 6, 2017.
All Village Commission meetings will continue to have a 5:30 pm start time for the remainder of the 17/18 fiscal year.
Please contact the Village office with any questions
PLEASE NOTE: The Village Commission Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for August 2, 2017 has been cancelled. Our next meeting will be on August 9, 2017
MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE
The July 19, 2017 Committee of the Whole meeting has been cancelled.
The next meeting will be August 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm
The Lido Pool opens for the season on Monday, June 26, 2017.
PUBLIC SWIMMING is available:
Monday to Friday: 12 noon to 2 pm AND from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 11:00 AM TO 9:00 PM OOL HOURS 2017
Village of Chester Commission
Meeting Time Change
For the 2017 summer months, July and August, the Village of Chester commission meetings will be changing to a start time of 5:30 pm. This will apply to both the regular monthly meetings and committee of the whole meetings. Please contact the Village office with any questions. Thank you
The Annual General Meeting is scheduled for 7 pm, June 7, 2017 at St. Stephen’s Parish Hall, on the corner of Regent Street and King Street.
Village of Chester Commission Nomination:
At the close of Nomination Day, May 31st, 2017, at 5:00 pm, there was one official candidate nominated for the Village of Chester Commission.
Since there was only one position available, and one official nomination, William Nauss will be appointed to the Village Commission by acclamation. Mr. Nauss will be sworn in at the next regular Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Due to the acclamation of the single candidate there is no need for an Election on June 13, 2017.
The Annual General Meeting is scheduled for June 7, 2017 at St. Stephen’s Parish Hall, on the corner of Regent Street and King Street.
WEEKLY GREEN COMPOST BIN PICKUP FOR 2017 SEASON runs from Tuesday, June 6, 2017 till Tuesday September 5, 2017
THE VILLAGE OF CHESTER COMMISSION ELECTION
The Village of Chester will be holding an election for one Commissioner position.
Nomination Day will be Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (submission deadline 5pm)
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be Wednesday, June 7, 2017
The Advance Poll Day will be Saturday, June 10, 2017
Election Day will be Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Please pick up nomination papers at our office located at
27 Pleasant St., Chester. For further information, please see our website www.villageofchester.org or call our office at 902-275-4482
The Village of Chester Commission is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) on caring for our flower baskets this summer. Proposal should include pick up, hanging, daily watering and caring, and fertilizing as required, as well as removal after season.
Packages containing “Request for Proposal Form” can be obtained during business hours 9am-1pm Monday to Friday from the Village office.
PO Box 620, 27 Pleasant Street, Chester NS BOJ 1JO
Telephone (902) 275-4482
Fax (902) 275-2021
Deadline for submission will be June 1, 2017.
Summer Employment – Lifeguards
The Village of Chester is seeking summer workers, who have their Lifeguard Certificate, to work at the Lido Pool.
The eligible candidate will need to provide a copy of their Lifeguard certificate, current criminal records check and vulnerable sectors check. Employment will be from the end of June until Labor Day.
Resumes will be accepted until 12 noon on May 17, 2017.
Inquiries can be made –
In person at the Village office at 27 Pleasant Street, Chester,
Phone – 902-275-4482
email – [email protected]
Below is the link to the online Water Supply Survey. Deadline to complete the survey is April 30, 2017.
The Village of Chester Commission is adding 15 minutes of public forum time before every meeting starting in February. Please come 5 minutes before the meeting to add your name to the list if you would like to speak. This public forum time will replace the meeting on the 4th Wednesday of every month. Please contact the Village office with any questions.
HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS
Please note the office will close Friday, December 23rd, 2016, at 1:00 pm and will reopen January 3rd, 2017 at 9:00 am.
There will be no meetings for the remainder of December, 2016, and no meeting January 4, 2017.
The next scheduled meeting will be January 11, 2017.
See you then,
The Village of Chester Commissioners
The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Dec 7, 2016 has been cancelled.
The Village of Chester will be holding a by election to replace one Commissioner.
Nomination Day will be Wednesday, November 2
The Advance Poll Day will be on Saturday, November 12
Election Day will be Tuesday, November 15
Please pick up nomination papers at our office located at
27 Pleasant St., Chester or download from below.
The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for September 21 has been cancelled.
The following people have been appointed and approved at the regular monthly meeting on July 13th, 2016, as the Village of Chester’s representatives on the Joint Fire Advisory Committee:
The weekly collection of green bins in the Village of Chester will begin the week of June 7/16
and end the week of September 13/16
REMINDER The week of September 13/16 is the last of the weekly green bin pick up for this year.
At the close of Nomination Day (May 18/16 @ 5:00pm) two candidates had been officially nominated. We will be welcoming back Michael Heisler for his third term on the Commission and Tom Mulrooney for his second term. Sadly, we will be saying “so long” (and thank you) to Bill Nauss.
Because there were two vacancies and two candidates, there will be no need to hold an election, both having won by acclamation. The candidates will be declared elected at the first meeting of the Village of Chester following ordinary polling day. That meeting will be held on June 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Village office (27 Pleasant St) This is a meeting open to the public and when the Commissioners will be electing the Chair and Vice Chair. The Annual General Meeting will be held on May 25th @ 7pm at the St. Stephen’s Parish Hall on the corner of King and Regent Streets. The public is encouraged to attend.
Open link below to see what identification may be required in order to vote.
HAVE YOUR ID READY
There will be a Committee of the Whole meeting on May 2, 2016 @ 7:00pm to review the finished budget. The budget is scheduled to be approved at the May 11, 2016 regular meeting. Also to be discussed is the CRINS report that MODC has received.
The Village of Chester is seeking volunteers to serve on the Joint Fire Advisory Committee. Applicants must have a community interest in the Chester Fire Service. Terms of appointment are for 3 years. To find out more about the responsibilities of the committee and to fill out an application, please contact the Clerk, 27 Pleasant St., Chester, NS. 902-275-4482.. Committee appointments will be made by the Village of Chester Commission.
If you are able to serve on this Committee, please complete the attached application.
Nomination Day May 18, 2016
Advance Poll May 28, 2016
Election Day May 30, 2016
All candidates must complete a nomination paper and return it to the Village of Chester office at 27 Pleasant St before the 5:00 PM on May 18, 2016.
The Annual General Meeting of the Village of Chester will be held on May 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm. Location is the St Stephen Hall on the corner of King and Regent. If there have been no nomination papers received, the Commission will be seeking nominations from the floor.
Please feel free to call our office if you have any questions. 902-275-4482
The Village of Chester Commissioners have been waiting on official word from the Department of Justice concerning release of the Inquiry Report. However, they accept the comments from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations quoted by the media and are there by releasing the report.
Redacted portion of the Inquiry from Page 27 relate to a medical condition that existed at that time and is not relevant to the report.
There will be a COW meeting on Monday April 11, 2016.
All that will be discussed is the 2016-17 budget
The weekly green bin collection will end the week of September 22, 2015.
As of September 8, 2015, the Lido Pool will be closed for public swimming. We will see you in June 2016.
The Public Washrooms will remain opened from 8am to 8pm until November 11 @ 8pm.
The PUBLIC FORUM MEETING scheduled for August 26, 2015 has been CANCELLED.