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Solid Waste Resource By-law

This is to advise that Council, at its meeting held on Thursday, September 13th, 2018, approved Second Reading of the Solid Waste Resource By-law.

The by-law becomes effective on the date of this publication. The by-law is available for viewing at the Town Office during normal office hours or by clicking the link below:

  pdf Solid Waste Resource Bylaw Revised 2018 (193 KB)

Second Reading - Repeal and Replace Solid Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal By-law

This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on September 13th, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., will consider and if deemed advisable approve Second Reading to repeal and replace the Solid Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal By-law.

Council will consider written and oral presentations at that time.

The By-law showing the amendments can be viewed at the Town Office, 400 Main Street, Yarmouth, N. S., or by clicking the document link below:

  pdf Solid Waste Resource Bylaw Revised March 2018 (212 KB)

Applications Invited for Advisory Committee for Accessibility

The Town of Yarmouth is seeking applications from citizens to serve on the Advisory Committee for Accessibility. Anyone interested in serving on this Committee should submit their expression of interest by completing an application form, providing relevant background information to assist Council in understanding the assets he/she would bring to the Committee. Application forms and Terms of Reference for the Committee are available at the Town Office, 400 Main Street, Yarmouth, N. S. B5A 1G2 or on by clicking the links below. Completed applications can be mailed to the address above or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline for applications is Friday, October 5th, 2018, at 4 p.m.

pdf   (32 KB) pdf Terms of Reference Accessibility Committee (32 KB)

  pdf Application Form (31 KB)

Grants to Organizations 2018-19

The following is a list of Grants to Organizations approved by Town Council at the Council meeting on April 12, 2018:

Camp Peniel - $580
Coal Shed Music Festival - $8,080
Firefighters' Museum - $4,790
Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society - $2,930
Friends of Trap, Neuter, Release - $1,620
Hear! Here! - $350
HOPE Dial-a-Ride - $2,290
Hospital Hullaballoo - $720
Kaye Nickerson Centre - $730
Kespu'kwitk Metis Council - $400
Kidzact - $930
Maple Grove & Yarmouth High Memorial Club - $1,720
Relay for Life - $1,810
Roaring 20's Antique Auto Club - $11,290
Royal Canadian Legion - $3,930
Rugg Bees - $180
Sara Corning Society - $1,130
Scouts Canada Southwest Nova Area - $410
Seafest - $9,000
Second Chance Seniors - $1,090
Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve Association - $500
Th'YARC - $580
Tri-County Pregnancy Care Centre - $500
Tusket River Environmental Protection Association - $310
VON Tri-County - $1,430
Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival - $970
Western Counties Regional Library Charitable Association - $280
Yarmouth County Agricultural Society - $1,530
Yarmouth County Ground Search and Rescue - $1,580
Yarmouth County Historical Society - $720
Yarmouth Dog Park Association - $650
Yarmouth Gateways - $580
Yarmouth Life Skills - $650
Yarmouth Seafood and Wine Extravaganza - $840
Yarmouth Lions Club - $850
Highland Gun Club - $650

 To view the spreadsheet with the Council breakdown, please click on the link below:



Meal-a-Day for 100 Days

"Meal-A-Day for 100 Days" is a new community initiative for the winter months that we can all stand behind! "Meal-A-Day for 100 Days" will provide one meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) each day from mid-December to the end of March and is available to everyone in the community.  Please see the link below for more information on this initiative as well as the 100 Meals Calendar:

  pdf 100 Meals Calendar (65 KB)

pdf 100 Meals Letter (40 KB)

pdf 100 Meals Pledge Sheet (29 KB)

Taxi By-law Second Reading Approval re Rates

This is to advise that Council, at its meeting held on Thursday, September 21st, 2017, approved Second Reading of amendments to the Taxi Bylaw.
The amended by-law becomes effective on the date of this publication. The by-law is available for viewing at the Town Office during normal office hours or by clicking the link below:

  pdf Taxi By-law 2017 (2.67 MB)

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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