Spring 2018 Updates - Roseway Hospital


Collaborative Care Centre

Emergency Measures - Are you Prepared?

EMO Booklet

Low Income Property Tax Exemption

Municipality of Shelburne is granting a tax exemption according to the following income levels and amounts:

$25,000 or less —- $100
$22,500 or less —- $200
$20,000 or less —- $400

The exemption is granted only in respect to property occupied by the ratepayer as his or her primary residence and whose total income from all sources for 2017 (including income of all other persons residing in the household) is $25,000 or less.

Send in or drop off an application with a copy of your 2017 Notice of Assessment from the Canada Revenue Agency to the Finance Department.  

For more information, please contact the Finance Department at 902-875-3544 ext. 228.

Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2019.  

Applications are now available in the Finance Department or by following the link below.

pdf Low Income Property Tax Exemption Policy  (84 KB) and Application Form 2018-2019

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Regional Materials Recovery Facility (RMRF)
Construction – Public Tenders

The Municipality of Shelburne is seeking submissions for work at the RMRF, located at 4571 West Green Harbour Road, Shelburne County, for the following two projects:
1. Expansion of the entrance at the RMRF; and
2. Full construction of an office/storage space including well and septic solutions at the RMRF.

Local Contractors are invited to submit proposals on one, or both, of these projects. Full tender documents are available at the Municipal Office during normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm) or on our website at


Proposals can be submitted to:

Municipality of Shelburne
c/o Erin Hartley, Director of Corporate Services
136 Hammond St., PO Box 280
Shelburne NS, B0T 1W0

The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2018, at 4:00 pm.

  pdf Click here for Expansion of Entrance Tender Document (169 KB)

  pdf Click Here for Construction for Office/Storage Space Tender Document (173 KB) and pdf Drawing  (45 KB)

RMRF Summer Hours



9:30 am - 4:00 pm 

May 14 -September 29, 2018

Community Art Fund Expression of Interest

With the goal of having a diverse range of grant opportunities, 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 whole community to enjoy and interact with.

Local Artists are invited to submit proposals for projects that will engage our communities during the creative process, resulting in the creation of something tangible for the community to enjoy. Examples may include the creation of a short-term or permanent artwork or an artistic enhancement to a neighborhood or publicly accessible space.

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 here)
• 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: Thursday, May 31, 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


Employment Opportunity - Chief Administrative Officer

CAO Job Post

Volunteer Recognition Nominations

Each year the Municipality recognizes local volunteers by requesting nominations for individuals and groups who volunteer. All nominees will be invited to attend a reception being held to honor volunteers from across eastern Shelburne County. The reception is being hosted by the Municipality of the District of Shelburne on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Sandy Point Lighthouse Community Centre. 

Click here for more information and to access the Nomination Form.