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Council Remuneration Review - Committee Members

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The Town of Bridgewater is soliciting the interest of residents of the Town of Bridgewater to participate as a member of a citizen-based committee, the Councillor Remuneration Review Committee.  The Council Remuneration Review Committee is tasked with completing a review of the annual remuneration rate for Councillors, Deputy Mayor and Mayor in advance of the 2020 Municipal Election.

If you are a resident of the Town of Bridgewater and have an interest in serving on this Committee, a letter which highlights your interest in serving on this Committee can be sent to:

Sandra Porter-Lowe, Executive Assistant
Town of Bridgewater
60 Pleasant Street
Bridgewater, NS    B4V 3X9
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Expressions of Interest will be accepted up to November 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

GRANTS ISSUED for period April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019

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The TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER wishes to advise its residents, as required by Section 65 of the Municipal Government Act, that the following grants were issued for the year April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.

 

Art Happening................................................................................... $  5,200.00
Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation................................................ $  6,250.00 ($5,000 cash; $1,250 in-kind)
Bluenose Shuffleboard Club ............................................................ $      500.00
Bridgewater & Area Interchurch Food Bank .................................... $   3,000.00
Bridgewater Curling Club ................................................................. $   2,000.00
Bridgewater Elementary School Playground ................................... $ 36,442.00
Lunenburg County 4H Club ............................................................. $   1,500.00
Michelin Social & Athletic Club ........................................................ $   5,000.00
Second Story Women's Centre ....................................................... $       250.00
Senior Wheels Association .............................................................. $   3,500.00
South Shore Fieldhouse Society ..................................................... $ 14,915.00
YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia .................................................... $   3,000.00

                                                                                  TOTAL:           $ 81,557.00

 

Big Ex Parade Map 2019

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The Town of Bridgewater wishes to advise motorists that during the Big Ex Annual Parade, many of the streets in the central west side of Bridgewater are closed to through traffic during the parade, Tuesday, 23 July 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  pdf See Parade Route here (116 KB)

The streets will open after the parade passes. During the parade, motorists are advised to take the alternate route: Victoria Rd.; William Wile Rd,; Century Dr.; Route 3 - Dufferin St.; or Jubilee Rd. to avoid delays and/or gain access to your destination.

Larry Feener, P. Eng.
Town Engineer/Traffic Authority

GRANT APPLICATION FORMS FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS 2019-2020

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If you are a member of an organization and wish to apply for a grant from the Town of Bridgewater, please click this link to take you to the policy with attached forms grants application .  There are 4 deadlines for grant requests (May 1, 2019; August 1, 2019; November 1, 2019; and February 1, 2020).

 

2019/20 Proposed Budget

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The Town of Bridgewater's 2019/20 proposed budget is now ready for viewing.  pdf Please click here to open the document. (4.89 MB)

INVITATION TO SERVE ON VARIOUS TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER COMMITTEES/COMMISSIONS/BOARD

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The Town of Bridgewater is seeking interested individuals, with a willingness to offer his/her time, knowledge, and suggestions/ideas, to serve on various committees/commissions of the Town. The committees/commissions currently seeking representation are:
- Bridgewater Active Transportation Committee (BATC)
    - 1 Citizen representative; and
    - 2 Stakeholder representative
Public Service Commission of Bridgewater (Water Utility for Bridgewater)
    - 1 Citizen representative

For further information pertaining to the above noted committees/commissions, please visit the Town of Bridgewater’s website: www.bridgewater.ca/town-council/committees-of-council .
 

For an application form to apply for any of the above Boards/Committees/Commissions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit:https://www.bridgewater.ca/contact/answers/departmental-on-line-fillable-forms.

Volunteer Recognition -- 2019

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The Town of Bridgewater is seeking nominations for Representative, Family and Corporate Volunteer Awards.  Deadline is January 25, 2019.

For complete information, including application/nomination forms, please visit: https://www.bridgewater.ca/town-services/parks-recreation-a-culture/volunteer-recognition.

RFP2018-09 Sale of Property at 93 Dominion Street

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RFP2018-09
Sale of Property at 93 Dominion Street
PID 60029758

The Town of Bridgewater is offering for sale, the land and building at 93 Dominion Street, Bridgewater, NS. The PID is 60029758.

Proposal packages will be available from the Town of Bridgewater’s Finance Department located at 60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Technical questions and viewing requests may be directed to Graham Hopkins, Inspections and Facilities Manager at 902-541-4370 or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sealed proposals must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 and clearly marked “RFP2018-09 –

Sale of Property at 93 Dominion Street” to the following address:
Town of Bridgewater
Attn: Annalise Wentzell, Purchasing Coordinator
60 Pleasant Street
Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9

The highest or any proposal will not necessarily be accepted.

Town of Bridgewater Legistlative Advertising

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PUBLIC NOTICE – TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER LEGISLATIVE ADVERTISING

The Town of Bridgewater has recently changed providers for print advertising related to legislative changes, public meetings, and other items that the Town is required to advertise in print media under the Municipal Government Act.

Going forward, the public may find such required advertising published in SaltWire Network print productions, including the South Shore Breaker and/or The Chronicle Herald.

Thank you for your attention to this matter and we invite you to share this message.

Sale of Surplus Equipment -- Tender#18-11F

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TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER -- TENDER #18-11F

SALE OF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT

FOR THE COMPLETE DOWNLOADABLE PDF, PLEASE CLICK HERE

The Town of Bridgewater has identified the following surplus items:

Viewable at the Fire Department - 81 Dominion Street:

During the Hours of 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

  • • Unifire Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan, with 20" blade
  • • Sharp Photocopier
  • • Cordless Drill, portable ground lights & impact rapid charger
  • • Assortment of portable radios
  • • Scanner
  • • Fuji film camera
  • • Canon IP1500 printer

Viewable at the Public Works Garage - 134 St Phillips Street:

During the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (please see PW Forman)

  • • five (5) vehicles
  • • an assortment of grade rings, couplings, etc

Viewable at the Water Treatment Plant - 50 Century Drive:

Please contact Nicholas Denaro at 902-521-6088 for viewing arrangements

  • • 1 Armstrong Pump (New) - 318 GPM at 143 feet TDH, Model #4X X8 4280 series, SR #770317
  • • 1 used 5’ aluminum storage box
  • • Various power boxes
  • • US Filter Polyblend model #SP60101157
  • • New wallmount computer storage unit

Viewable at the Bridgewater Town Hall - 60 Pleasant Street:

During the Hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

  • • 1 Car Cover
  • • Hand sanitizer drip trays
  • • 3 blackberry smart phones
  • • 1 flip phone
  • • 1 iPhone Otterbox Defender case

For a complete list of items for sale, please see the Tender document for submission which is available at the Town Office, 60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS or on-line at www.bridgewater.ca . Please note that minimum bids may apply and are noted on the Tender Submission Document.

Sealed tenders must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, December 13th, 2018 and be clearly marked “Tender #18-11F - Surplus Equipment” to the following address:

Town of Bridgewater

Attn: Annalise Wentzell, Purchasing Coordinator 60 Pleasant Street

Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9

Items are being sold “as is, where is”. The highest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO GROUPS/ORGANIZATIONS CONSIDERING APPLYING FOR TOWN GRANT

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This is a notice to all groups and/or organizations considering applying for grants from the Town of Bridgewater for the remaining 2018/19 fiscal year.

As of August 13, 2018 all funds in the town’s 2018/2019 Grants to Organizations account have been expended.


Effective immediately, there will be no further acceptance of applications for grants for the remainder of this fiscal year (to March 31, 2019).

Big Ex Parade Map 2018

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The Town of Bridgewater wishes to advise motorists that during the Big Ex Annual Parade, many of the streets in the central west side of Bridgewater are closed to through traffic furing the parade, Tuesday, 24 July 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  pdf See Parade Route here (370 KB)

The streets will open after the parade passes. During the parade, motorists are advised to take the alternate route: Victoria Rd.; William Wile Rd,; Century Dr.; Route 3 - Dufferin St.; or Jubilee Rd. to avoid delays and / or gain access to your destination.


Larry Feener, P. Eng.
Town Engineer/Traffic Authority