Monday, July 23, 2018, Council Meeting

Please join Council on Monday, July 23, 2018, at 5:00 pm for the Council Meeting. To view the Agenda click here.

Employment Opportunity - Casual Administrative Assistant

The Municipality of Shelburne is seeking applications for Casual Administrative Assistants in the Municipal Administration Building, located at 136 Hammond Street, Shelburne, NS.

The successful applicants will be included on the Municipality's list of casual employees and will receive calls to fill casual vacancies such as sick days and vacations or may be called upon to assist in short-term projects.  Positon description and qualifications can be found below.

Resumes will be accepted until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.  While we appreciate all expressions of interest, only those applicants receiving an interview will be contacted.

Erin Hartley

Director of Corporate Services

Municipality of the District of Shelburne

136 Hammond Street

PO Box 280

Shelburne, NS


902-875-3544 x 226

Click pdf here (118 KB) for Casual Administrative Assistant Job Description

Coastal Protection Consultation

The Provincial Government is consulting on legislation for the protection of coastal areas.

They want to hear your thoughts about how the legislation should balance protecting what we build near the coast with protecting natural ecosystems.

The survey is open until August 17, 2018.  Visit for more information. 

View the Developing Coastal Protection Legislation pdf here (13.79 MB) .

New CAO for the Municipality of the District of Shelburne

After an extensive hiring process, Warden Penny Smith and Council are pleased to announce that Tom MacEwan has been appointed as the new Chief Administrative Officer for the Municipality of the District of Shelburne.

“Tom brings a wealth of experience to the position having served as the Municipal Solicitor to a number of Municipal Units as well as holding the position of CAO for the Municipality of the County of Kings for approximately 4 years.  Council is excited to work with him to move our various projects forward,” said Warden Smith.

“This is an exciting time to be joining the MDS and it is a great opportunity to work alongside a progressive Council that has a clear vision for the future of the region.  The staff at the MDS are a talented group of professionals and I look forward to contributing to this dedicated team in serving the needs of the residents,” said CAO MacEwan.

Tom will be taking over after the departure of Chris McNeill in March.  Council would like to thank Ken Smith for his leadership and guidance as Interim CAO the last 5 ½ months.  Tom commenced his duties on July 3, 2018.

Community Art Fund - Second Application Period Open

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne has created a Community Art Fund, which is being offered for the first time this 2018/19 fiscal year. This grant provides an opportunity for individuals, with a passion for art, to share their creative vision by creating something for the public to enjoy.

Local artists are invited to submit proposals for projects that engage the community and result in short-term or permanent artwork, or an artistic enhancement to a public space located in the Municipality of Shelburne.

There is up to $5000 available for funding. Proposals can be submitted for up to that amount or less.

To apply please submit the following: (please reference Policy 32, Community Art Fund pdf here (106 KB) )
• Name and complete mailing address, phone number and email address
• Cover letter with brief introduction
• Resume and biography of the artist
• Project description detailing the vision, partners, timeline and how the project meets the guidelines and criteria of Policy 32, Community Art Fund
• Project budget which is balanced (total revenues match total expenditures)
• Any additional information to support your proposal such as a letter of support from a community group, organization, or partner

Deadline for submissions is: Friday, July 2018, at 4:00 pm.

Proposals can be submitted to:

Municipality of Shelburne
c/o Adam Dedrick, Recreation & Parks
136 Hammond St., PO Box 280
Shelburne NS, B0T 1W0



The Municipality of Shelburne is seeking submissions for trucking and maintenance services at the Regional Materials Recovery Facility (RMRF), located at 4571 West Green Harbour Raod, Shelburne County.

Contractors are invited to submit proposals.  Full documents are available at the Municipal Office during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm) or can be downloaded below.

Proposals can be submitted to :

Municipality of Shelburne

c/o Erin Hartley, Director of Corporate Services

136 Hammond Street

PO Bpx 280

Shelburne, NS


The deadline for submissions is Friday, July 20, 2018, at 4:00 pm. 

pdf Request for Proposals - RMRF Trucking and Maintenance (207 KB)


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