Are you a food & beverage service provider looking to establish or expand operations in the Antigonish area? If so, this opportunity may be for you! Antigonish restauranteurs and food service providers are among the best in the business. The Antigonish Arena wants to provide an opportunity for this growing sector to make use of its space and make a home for itself at the Arena.
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On July 2, Antigonish County Recreation launched Mobi Chairs at Pomquet Beach. A Mobi Chair will allow a person in a wheel chair or with low mobility to access the beach and go into the water! To read the full release click here.
On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Municipal Council approved its approximate $15,315,000 2019/20 Municipal Operating & Capital Budget. To read the release, click here.
Important Notice regarding our Community Partnership Grants.
We will now be accepting applications for our Community Partnership Grants Programs. Deadline for applications will be March 31, 2019.
**NEW** For Community Partnership Grants program guidelines click here.
**NEW** Community Partnership Grant Application Form click here.
Please note that a Special Municipal Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 4th following a special Asset Management Committee meeting that starts at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers at the Municipal Administration Building, 285 Beech Hill Road.
A copy of the RFP document can be accessed here: Legal Services Request for Proposals
The Municipality is revising the Dog By-law, and is looking for feedback.
A copy of the draft by-law can be found here
Copies of the draft document can be picked up at the Municipal Office at 285 Beech Hill Road
Please submit your comments and feedback by November 7, 2018 to:
Beth Schumacher, Deputy Clerk
The Antigonish Arena invites proposals from qualified individuals and organizations to review existing by-laws, policies and processes related to board governance, administration and operations and to document and develop bylaws, policies and processes where required.
A copy of the request for proposals is available here: Bylaw Review RFP_Draft_FINAL
Proposals will be accepted until September 28, 2018, at 4pm.
Any enquiries regarding this Request for Proposal should be directed to: Glenn Horne, Municipal Clerk Treasurer, Municipality of the County of Antigonish; Tel: 902 863 1117 ; email: email@example.com.
What Are Local Improvements & Local Improvement Charges?
A local improvement is a new or extension to an existing municipal water, sewer, storm water (curb & gutter) systems, or street improvement. A Local Improvement Charge (LIC) is the cost to the property owner receiving benefit from the improvement.
LICs have long been used by municipalities to help cover the costs of infrastructure improvements deemed to benefit a specific neighbourhood or area. In Antigonish County we have embraced the approach of “user pay” in many areas of municipal service such as street lights, fire protection, road improvements, and water and sewer systems. This approach is particularly appropriate for rural municipalities where service levels vary among communities and residents.
LICs are used as a means of directly connecting the costs of capital improvements to those who enjoy them. This practice reflects the reality we face: costs are rising and municipalities require revenue beyond general taxation and infrastructure funding from other levels of government to support growth.
To see the FAQ regarding Local Improvement Charges please click here.