Monday, February 25, 2019, Council Meeting 

Please join Council on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:00 pm for the Council Meeting. To view the Agenda please click here


Auditing Services - Request for Proposals

The Municipality is in the process of selecting a municipal auditor to provide services for the fiscal years ending March 31, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

Through this Request for Proposal, the Municipality seeks to:

  • Specify the terms and conditions that would govern this service; and
  • Select the successful proponent, if any.

The attached link contains all the information required for submitting proposals.

Deadline: Friday, March 15th at 2:00 pm.



You can also pay in Branch or via Telephone banking!

If you have any questions about setting up your RBC Payments, please call Megan Egan, Finance Clerk 902-875-3544 ext 228

2019 Property Tax Sale

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Government Act of Nova Scotia 1999, Part 6, that the following properties situated in the Municipality of the District of Shelburne will be sold at Public Auction at the Court House & Administration Building, 136 Hammond Street, Nova Scotia, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at 10:00am for arrears of taxes, interest and expenses due to the Municipality of the District of Shelburne, unless such arrears, interest and expenses are paid prior to such auction. PLEASE NOTE: This amount will change with the addition of monthly interest and possible miscellaneous charges against the property.

*TERMS OF SALE: Taxes, interest, expenses, plus $530.00 to record the Certificate of Sale and Tax Sale Deed must be paid at the time of the sale. The balance of the purchase price, if any, must be paid within three business (3) days of the sale. Payment methods must be cash, certified cheque, money order, bank draft, lawyer’s trust cheque or debit.

**HST is applicable on the bid price. Please bring legal HST number and legal name on the day of the auction.

NOTE: Properties with less than six (6) years taxes owing may be redeemed within six (6) months after the date of the sale as per the Nova Scotia Municipal Government Act, Section 152.

SECTION 144(2) of the Nova Scotia Municipal Government Act Purchase of Tax Sale Properties by Municipal Employees or their spouses is not permitted.

The Municipality of the District of Shelburne makes no representations or warranties to any purchaser regarding the fitness, geophysical or environmental suitability of the properties offered for sale for any particular use and are being sold on an “as is” basis only.

Descriptions of the above properties may be seen on our website or at the Finance Department located in the Court House & Administration Building, 136 Hammond Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, during regular business hours, up to Tuesday, March 5, 2019; however, we do not guarantee the accuracy of these property descriptions.

TAKE NOTICE that tax sales DO NOT in all circumstances resolve defects in title. A tax deed conveys only the interest of the assessed owner, whatever that interest may be. It is advisable to consult with a lawyer before purchasing a property.

 View full list of Properties pdf click here (180 KB)

2019 PVSC Assessment Notice

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Own property in Nova Scotia? PVSC released 2019 property assessment notices. Look for yours in the mail or visit to view detailed information about your assessment on your My Property Report. Contact PVSC if you have questions or want more information.

Volunteer Recognition 2019 - Nominate a Volunteer!

Do you know an individual or group from the Municipality that you feel should be recognized for their volunteering? If so, nominate them! All nominees will be invited to attend the local Volunteer Recognition Reception being held on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 (time and location to be determined). Your nominee can also be considered for the Representative Volunteer Award. Click here for how to make a nomination. 


2019 Waste Collection Calendar

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Winter 2018 Newsletter

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