Category Archives: Town of Sackville

Former deputy mayor seeks apology for town manager’s ‘rude’ behaviour

Mayor John Higham has defended a senior town manager who apparently told two Sackville residents they could not speak with an engineering consultant about the Lorne Street flood control project unless they were willing to pay for his time. The … Continue reading

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Consultant outlines short-term flood control plan, but says Sackville will need to do more

A consultant with Crandall Engineering of Moncton suggests the construction of two large stormwater retention ponds east of Lorne Street will be crucial for long-term flood prevention in downtown Sackville. During a presentation to town council on Tuesday evening, Pierre … Continue reading

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Sackville to spend $17k hiring consultants to draft business strategy

Sackville Town Council has voted to hire outside consultants to draft a business development strategy for the town. During their meeting on Monday, councillors voted 6 to 2 in favour of hiring Lions Gate Consulting of Vancouver in association with … Continue reading

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Engineering firm will be paid an extra $105k to redesign Sackville flood control project

Sackville Town Council has authorized Crandall Engineering of Moncton to redesign the second phase of the Lorne Street flood control project at an additional cost of $105,000. Crandall’s initial designs had to be scrapped after bids on the project came … Continue reading

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Sackville moving ahead with 20-acre addition to Waterfowl Park

At its next meeting on Monday, town council is expected to approve spending $15,000 on improvements to nearly 20 acres of marshy and wooded land that is about to become part of the Sackville Waterfowl Park. The town is planning to … Continue reading

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Sackville’s first survey ‘report card’ gives high marks and low for services and leadership

The first annual survey of Sackville residents shows mixed results when it comes to opinions on municipal services, overall management of tax dollars and the town’s governance and leadership. One hundred and ten people responded to the online survey expressing … Continue reading

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Sackville to hire outside consultants to draft business development plan

At their meeting next Monday, Sackville councillors will be asked to award a $15,000 contract to consultants to come up with a business development strategy for the town. Town staff have chosen Lions Gate Consulting Inc. of Vancouver and its … Continue reading

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