Tag Archives: amalgamation

Parrsboro citizen denied standing as town moves toward dissolution

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has denied David Christie the right to introduce evidence and cross-examine witnesses during formal hearings next year on whether the  Town of Parrsboro should be dissolved so that it can join Cumberland County. … Continue reading

Posted in Town of Parrsboro | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Town Council decisions on band stand, amalgamation and outside help from financial expert

Parrsboro should have its new band stand by mid-May in time for next year’s summer season according to a committee report presented at tonight’s Town Council meeting. So far, three contractors have expressed an interest in the project. The tender closes … Continue reading

Posted in Town of Parrsboro | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Municipal expert questions Parrsboro’s rush on amalgamation

Jack Novack, a professor in the local government program at Dalhousie University, is questioning Parrsboro Town Council’s decision to vote almost immediately on whether to seek approval to join Cumberland County. Town Councillors decided yesterday to hold the vote next … Continue reading

Posted in Town of Parrsboro | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Parrsboro Town Council calls public meeting on amalgamation

Parrsboro Mayor Lois Smith says next Thursday’s public meeting on the possibility of amalgamation with Cumberland County will likely be one of several such meetings if citizens appear open to the idea. “We wouldn’t be doing our job as a … Continue reading

Posted in Town of Parrsboro | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment