On February 13, 2018, Council gave notice of it's intention to amend the map of the West Hants Land Use By-law to rezone 80 Robert Drive (PID 45060266), Ardoise, from Rural Residential (R-4) to Hamlet Industrial (M-2) to allow the use of an existing garage for vehicle repair and small-scale metal fabrication (fire pits).
The Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 13 at 7p.m. in the Sanford Chambers. Members of the public are welcome to comment to Council on the proposed amendment at the Public Hearing, or to provide a written presentation at any time before the Public Hearing.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 30, 2018 (Wentworth, NS) – At a Special Council meeting held on January 29, West Hants Council, in the interest of moving the Hockey Heritage Arena project forward, recommitted financial support and gave notice to the Town of Windsor to remove itself from the Inter-Municipal Service Agreement. Council confirmed it’s $1million over 5-years towards a complex that includes an indoor ice rink constructed by the Town of Windsor. “We only have the best interests of both West Hants’ and Windsor residents at heart and wish for our neighbours to realize their dream of having a world class ice rink,” said Warden Abraham Zebian, “We are confident that they have all the information they need to make an informed decision on how to move the project forward and we support them fully.” -30-
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.
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.
Volunteer Awards 2018
In conjunction with Volunteer Week April 15th – 22nd, 2018 the Windsor & West Hants Recreation Departments are seeking nominations for our Annual Awards Night. We ask you to nominate a deserving volunteer to be considered from your area. These volunteers may be individuals within your organization or others whom you feel are representative of volunteerism.