Virtual Meetings Notice - Upcoming Council & Committee Meetings - August to October

TAKE NOTICE that the following Council meetings will be held both in-person and virtually:


Special Council Meeting

  • August 1, 2023


Presentation Meetings (held on an as needed basis)

  • August 1, 2023 (immediately following Special Council)
  • September 5, 2023
  • October 3, 2023


Council Committee Meetings

  • August 17, 2023
  • September 14, 2023
  • October 12, 2023


Council Meetings

  • August 31, 2023
  • September 28, 2023
  • October 26, 2023


All meetings begin at 6pm unless otherwise noted.

Anyone wishing to attend these meetings virtually, please contact the Administration Office at 902-897-3184 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dated July 19, 2023
Scott Fraser
Chief Administrative Officer (Interim)

Tender - Gravel Road Resurfacing

pdf Tender Notice - Gravel Road Resurfacing (90 KB)  - Closing Thursday, August 3, 2023 at 3pm

Notice of Approval - Chapter 9 Outdoor Fire By-law

Take Notice that on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, Council of the Municipality of the County of Colchester, approved by way of Second Reading, amendments to Chapter 9 – Outdoor Fire By-law.

The amendments to the By-law are intended to augment Provincial fire restrictions and to help strengthen enforcement.  Amendments include updated penalties and the inclusion of a new fees section to encourage compliance, as well as several administrative amendments intended to clarify existing provisions.

A copy of the By-law may be obtained from the Community Development Office, 1 Church Street, Truro, or is available on the County website at

Dated July 12, 2023

Scott Fraser
Interim Chief Administrative Officer

Deputy Mayor Stewart Elected First Vice President of National Board

The Municipality of Colchester’s Deputy Mayor, Geoff Stewart, was recently elected First Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipality’s (FCM) at the organization’s annual conference held recently, May 25-28, 2023. After completing a term as 3rd Vice President in 2021, and 2nd Vice President in 2022, Stewart is now second in command to FCM’s newly elected President, Scott Pearce, Mayor of the Township of Gore, Quebec.

“Once again, I am honoured to be re-elected as a Table Officer of the FCM Board and Executive Committee. I am also proud to represent Colchester in this important work that benefits all Canadian municipalities,” says Deputy Mayor Stewart.

FCM advocates for municipalities across the country and ensures citizens' needs are reflected in federal policies and programs. It has been the national voice of municipal government since 1901. Members include more than 2,100 municipalities of all sizes, from Canada's cities, and rural communities, to northern communities including 20 provincial and territorial municipal associations. Together, they represent more than 92 percent of all Canadians from coast to coast to coast.

Notice of Approval for Development Agreement on Ravine Drive in Truro Heights

Take notice that the Council of the Municipality of the County of Colchester at a hearing held on March 30th 2023, approved a Development Agreement application in Truro Heights. Please refer to the Notice for more information.

pdf Notice of Approval for Development Agreement on Ravine Drive in Truro Heights (225 KB)

Senior Planner

The Municipality of Colchester is hiring a Senior Planner.

About the role: The Senior Planner is responsible for providing a variety of professional municipal planning work, including planning programs and projects, short-and-long range planning initiatives and the development and implementation of land-use policies and zoning bylaws.

For more information,  default click here (397 KB)