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Notice of Approval Central Colchester Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law

Take Notice that on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, the Council of the Municipality of the County of Colchester approved amendments to the Central Colchester Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law.

The amendments to the MPS & LUB, effective immediately, will (1) allow for the creation and use of a Comprehensive Development District (CDD) Zone in Central Colchester and (2) rezone PID#’s 20067658, 20069084 and 20069027 in Bible Hill to the CDD Zone.

Copies of the amendments are available from the Community Development Office, 1 Church Street, Truro, or through the County's website at www.colchester.ca

Dated September 21, 2023

Scott Fraser

Chief Administrative Officer (Interim)

Tender Specs - 2023/2024 Tandem Truck

pdf Tender Specs Tandem Truck WWC 2023 24 (449 KB)  - closing Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 3pm

Tender Specs - 2023/2024 Five Ton Truck

pdf Tender Specs Five Ton Truck WWC 2023 24 (451 KB)  - closing Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 3pm

Wastewater Collection Maintenance Worker - Closes Friday, September 29, 2023

About the role:  Performs a variety of semi-skilled labour activities to maintain the Municipality’s sewer systems, streets, sidewalks, buildings, and green spaces, including winter operations.  Responsible for safely operating all heavy equipment and vehicles associated with the construction and maintenance operations within Public Works.

Salary Range:   $26.79 per hour

For more information,  pdf click here (372 KB)

Notice - Special Session of Council

A Special Session of Municipal Council of the Municipality of Colchester will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023, immediately following the regularly scheduled Council Committee meeting. This meeting will be conducted both in-person in Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 1 Church Street, Truro, and virtually via Zoom.    

The purpose of this Special Session of Council is to discuss a Negotiations matter and will be in Closed Session.

Dated September 8, 2023
Scott Fraser
Interim Chief Administrative Officer

Notice of Intent - Second Reading, Chapter 56 Wind Turbine Development By-law

Take Notice that the Council of the Municipality of the County of Colchester will consider Second Reading of amendments to Chapter 56 - Wind Turbine Development By-law at a Council meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2023, in Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 1 Church Street, Truro, and virtually via Zoom.

The proposed amended Wind Turbine Development By-law, if adopted, will enable flexibility to make alternate Council appointments to a Citizens Monitoring committee should a Councillor decline the right to serve whether as Chair or as the second member of a Citizen Monitoring Committee, or where a Councillor is in a conflict of interest.

The text of the proposed By-law may be inspected or a copy obtained from the Community Development Office, 1 Church Street, Truro or is available on the County website at www.colchester.ca.  Those interested in addressing the amendments, please call 902-897-3170 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

Anyone wishing to attend this meeting virtually, please call the Administration Office at 902-897-3184 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to pre-register, by 3 pm on September 28, 2023.

Dated September 7, 2023
Scott Fraser
Interim Chief Administrative Officer

pdf Wind Turbine Development By law DRAFT Amendments (223 KB)