Please be advised that there will be a Special Council meeting held on January 15, 2018 beginning at 6:00p.m.
01-10-2018 Press Release
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 (Wentworth, NS) – At a meeting of the Municipality of the District of West Hants Council on January 9 the contract for CAO, Cathie Osborne was terminated.
In the interim, Martin Laycock, the Director of Finance will be Acting CAO. Residents can be assured that all functions carried out by the CAO will be handled without interruption and staff will carry on with their daily work to continue the best possible service for our residents.
Council recognizes the significant contributions made by the former CAO who, in her time here, made many relationships both personal and professional which helped staff and Council navigate through some difficult times. We thank Cathie Osborne for helping to move the Municipality forward in her time here and wish her all the best in the future.
Hantsport Water Utility Upgrades
The Water Utility Department will be doing necessary upgrades to Hantsport water meters to allow them to be eletronically read. The Utility representative will be contacting residents to arrange appointments. For further information you can contact Ryan 790-1300
Winter Parking and Snow Removal
While the Municipality doesn't have a winter parking ban, in accordance to Section 139 of the Motor Vehicle Act, it important that vehicles are not parked (either attended or unattended) on a street where it will interfere or obstruct snow removal during or after a snow storm or that would in any way disrupt winter maintenace. Such vehicles will be towed at the owner's expense.
Keep in mind this winter, when the snow begins to fall, that under Section 318 of the Municipal Government Act, snow is not to be moved across any streets or placed onto any streets or sidewalks. Please ensure that snow is either stored on the property being cleared or hauled away and taken to an approved location.
If you need more information or have any questions contact Rick Sherrard, Traffic Authority for West Hants or the RCMP.