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From the Mayor's Desk - Issue #6

History repeats itself, they say, and it appears “they” are correct. Today I’m feeling a bit of déjà vu, my excitement building as we get closer to the return of the ferry in May.

Notice of Second Reading

This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on Thursday, May 12th, 2022, at 6:30 pm, will consider and if deemed advisable approve the Second Reading to amend its Licenses Bylaw.


Written submissions with any questions, concerns or comments will be considered at the time of the reading by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Licenses Bylaw Amendments
Suggested amendments include changes to vending on private property and no licenses required for photography. Specifically, a section is being added to identify Development Permit requirement for food trucks located on private property. Also, Section 3.4 will be amended to remove Yarmouth Development Corporation as the operator of the Farmers and Traders Market and ‘flea’ market is replaced with ‘community’ market.

You can find complete details on the suggested amendments in the minutes of the April 14th council meeting at

Notice of Approval

This is to serve notice that the Council of the Town of Yarmouth, at its meeting on Thursday, April 14th, 2022, at 6:30 pm, approved the following: Second Reading to amend its Taxi Bylaw.

Seeking Volunteers: Transit Advisory Committee

We are seeking five residents with diverse backgrounds to volunteer for the Town's Transit Advisory Committee. Read more for details.

Council Approves Capital Budget

Highlights include significant investments in the Yarmouth Fire Department, water & wastewater infrastructure, and more work on multi-use trails.

Public Participation Meeting

A Public Participation Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 at 6 pm with the Planning Advisory Committee. Read more for information about the meeting and how to participate.

The Town of Yarmouth recognizes our employees as our greatest resource in our organization.  We are committed to the investment in our people.  We seek candidates with knowledge and expertise in their field as well as individuals with a collaborative approach to working with others.  We offer diverse career opportunities with competitive salary and benefits packages. 

All employment opportunities within the Town of Yarmouth will be posted here as they become available.    

The Information Edge is a monthly column bringing you important news and information from the Town of Yarmouth. This column is printed monthly in the Saltwire publication "The Southwest Wire", and is always available online, including past articles, on this page.

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


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Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

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