Category Archives: Town of Sackville

Experts warn Sackville Town Council’s new Code of Conduct could shut down dissent

Mount Allison politics professor Geoff Martin says he has concerns about the restrictions Sackville’s new municipal Code of Conduct imposes on members of town council. In an e-mail to Warktimes, Martin, who served as a Sackville town councillor from 1998 to … Continue reading

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Phinney cited for violating Sackville’s new Code of Conduct

Sackville Town Council has found that Councillor Bruce Phinney violated its new Code of Conduct by disclosing confidential information during a council meeting on April 6th. At an online meeting Wednesday night, councillors approved a motion authorizing Mayor Higham to … Continue reading

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Sackville Town Council approves COVID-19 financial relief during online meeting

Sackville Town Council has approved a number of measures, including a $20 rebate on water and sewer bills, to help residents cope with the financial stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s just a way of giving people a break during … Continue reading

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Burke appointed Sackville CAO amid concerns about COVID-19

Concerns about the threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic dominated a telephone meeting that Sackville Town Council held more than a week ago on Monday, April 6. The town released a 13-minute recording of the meeting today during which town … Continue reading

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In 7-1 vote, Sackville Town Council appoints Jamie Burke as CAO

Sackville Town Council has chosen one of the town’s senior managers as its new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). During a telephone meeting Monday night, six councillors and the deputy mayor voted to appoint Jamie Burke to the top administrative post … Continue reading

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MLA Mitton announces Tantramar task force to help people weather COVID-19 pandemic

Memramcook-Tantramar MLA Megan Mitton has announced the formation of a high-powered task force, the first of its kind in the province, to co-ordinate a response to the COVID-19 pandemic in southeastern New Brunswick. Mitton says the Tantramar COVID-19 Task Force … Continue reading

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Local councillor regrets temporary shutdown of Sackville’s weekly paper

Sackville Town Councillor Shawn Mesheau says he was sorry to hear that the Sackville Tribune-Post has suspended publication for three months. “My thoughts go out to the employees affected in our community as they adjust to this,” he wrote in an e-mail … Continue reading

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