Do you want to play a role in the Town of Wolfville’s Future?
Become a member of one of Wolfville’s Committees of Council
What is your area of interest?
The Town of Wolfville has a number of different standing Committees of Council with positions opening up at the end of 2016/early 2017:
The Town of Wolfville’s Committees of Council help shape the future of our community. Consider getting involved in
civic life by volunteering for a Committee.
These Committees make recommendations to Town Council and when Town Council meets, they consider these recommendations to help with their decision-making.
Serving on a Town of Wolfville Committee of Council is one of the ways you can get involved and make a difference in our community. There are two very rewarding parts to belonging to a Committee of Council. On a personal level, you can learn so much about the Town and its workings and, secondly, you have a voice and potentially make a positive impact on our community.
Deadline for submission of Committee Application forms: Friday, November 18, 2016
Notice to Residents Maple Avenue Compost Site Season Closure
The Wolfville Parks Department wishes to advise residents that the Maple Avenue Compost Site will close at 4pm November 26th, 2016 for the season
and will reopen Spring 2017.(opening date varies depending on the weather conditions).
Check our website for updates: http://www.wolfville.ca/maple-avenue-compost-site.html
November 8 is World Town Planning Day!
World Town Planning Day (WTPD) is an international day celebrating the accomplishments of planners and their contributions to their communities. On November 8, planners in more than 30 countries participate in World Town Planning Day activities annually, a practice that began in 1949.
CIP invites you to celebrate this special day by joining the World Town Planning Day Online Conference at no cost. This is a great event for those looking to expand their knowledge on a specific topic and is an easy and interesting way for members to fulfill their Continuous Professional Learning units for this year.
This online conference was created to allow built environment professionals from around the world to gather 'virtually' and discuss leading edge concepts. This year's themes include:
All tenders must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “WOL019-2016- Oak Ave SLS Portable Generator Set.” Town of Wolfville 359 Main Street Attn: Kevin Kerr, Director of Public Works
The Town reserves the right to reject any or all tenders, not necessarily accept the lowest tender, or accept any tender which it may consider to be in its best interests.
The Town of Wolfville also reserves the right to waive formality, informality, technicality on any tender.
The Town of Wolfville is inviting tenders to replace storm sewer in Waterfront Park, Wolfville, NS.
Submissions must be received by November 17th, 2016 @2pm.
The Town of Wolfville invites quotations for the hauling of bulk road salt from Pugwash, Nova Scotia to Wolfville, Nova Scotia for the 2016/2017 season.
Quotations must be received at Town Hall, 359 Main Street, Wolfville by 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
and should be marked "WOL020-2016 2016/2017 Hauling Bulk Salt Quotation", Attn: Kevin Kerr, Director of Public Works.
Submissions will be opened publicly at this time.
Under the Town of Wolfville's Grants to Organizations Policy (Policy No. 710-003) applications will now be accepted from eligable organizations seeking fucnding for one-time capital projects until Tuesday, November 1st, 2016.
Supporting volunteer, community-based organizations is often fundamental to maintaining our quality of life. The one-time special funding (capital) requests provision within the Grants to Organizations Policy is intended to provide organizations with an avenue to periodically request additional funds in support of capital campaigns and projects. Operating expenses and special events or initiatives will not be considered as eligible expenses. Only one application per organization requesting a minimum of $5000 in funding may be submitted per year and only one application per organization may be approved every eight years.
Deadline for applications is Tuesday, November 1st, 2016.
Crews will be working on the intersection of Gaspereau and Main Streets, Sunday, October 23, 2016.
Work will commence at 9:00 pm Sunday evening and continue until 8:00 am Monday, October 24th.
A detour will be setup directing traffic between Highland Avenue and Willow Avenue.
The closure is necessary to complete the reconstruction at the Gaspereau and Main Street Intersection.
The Town of Wolfville apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates your patience and understanding as improvements to the Town of Wolfville continue.
Municipal Elections for Town of Wolfville
Jeff Cantwell, acclaimed
|Number of Names on the Revised List of Electors + Names Added to the List||3,656|
School Board Elections
Member of Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
Lavinia Parrish Zwicker, acclaimed
African Nova Scotian Member of Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
Peter Cromwell, acclaimed
Member of conceil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP)
Hélène Lavigne, acclaimed
Mayor Jeff Cantwell has proclaimed October 17-23, 2016 as "National School Safety Week" in the Town of Wolfville
View all Town of Wolfville Proclamations: Proclamations Website
Due to the large number of participants and spectators expected there will likely be heavy traffic throughout Town and a detour around the planned marathon route has been planned (as shown below). For more information on the extent of the marathon route outside of Wolfville please visit www.valleyharvestmarathon.com
Available parking areas are shown in yellow below.
Passer-bys on Highway 101 should also expect delays due to construction between exits 11 (Greenwich) and 10 (Grand Pre).
Mayor Jeff Cantwell has Proclaimed October 9-15, 2016 as Fire Prevention Week in the Town of Wolfville
This year's theme is: Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years
View the Proclamation