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Dayspring and District Fire Department meeting

The Fire Commission for Dayspring and District Fire Department will hold a meeting to replace a commissioner on Monday November 1, 2021 at 6:45pm. Residents are invited to attend.

Location Dayspring & District FD,
13177 Trunks 3, Upper Lahave NS
Contact: Earl Conrad

Mader’s Cove Fire Protection Commission Annual Ratepayers Meeting

The 2021 Annual Ratepayers Meeting of the Mader’s Cove Fire Protection Commission will be held in the Large Conference Room of the Mahone Bay Centre on Thursday, November 4 at 7:00 pm. Covid 19 protocols will be followed including proof of vaccination.

Citizen Appointment Opening - Police Advisory Board

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is seeking citizens, resident of the Municipality, to become a member of the Police Advisory Board and assist Council in working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to develop a vision on how policing services are to be delivered to the citizens of the Municipality. 

The Police Advisory Board is established under the Authority of the Nova Scotia Police Act and consists of three (3) elected Municipal Council representatives, three (3) citizen appointments and one (1) member appointed by the Minister of Justice. 

There is one (1) vacancy for a 3-year term appointment.

Letters of application will be received from residents of the Municipality by the undersigned until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29th, 2021.  

Letters of application should include a brief biography of the individual and information on skills or assets that will be useful to the Board.  Applicants must supply three professional and/or volunteer related references and a criminal background check.  

Please send applications to:  Alex Dumaresq, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Allée Champlain Drive, Cookville NS B4V 9E4 or Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Proclamation - Energy Efficiency Day

October 6 has been proclaimed as "Energy Efficiency Day", to support MODL's clean energy goals and move toward more energy efficiency now and in the future.  

Click pdf Proclamation (36 KB) pdf (202 KB) to view the full proclamation.

Office closure: September 30

The Municipal Services Building will be closed to the public on Thursday, September 30, and the flags will be lowered out of respect, in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Dayspring & District Fire Protection Commission Ratepayers Meeting

Dayspring and District Fire Protection Commission will hold their Ratepayers Meeting on Monday 4 October 7:00 pm at the Fire Hall.

Questions? Contact Don Davison at 902-527-1290

Employment Opportunity - Scale Operator/Labourer

On behalf of the Municipal Joint Services Board, the Lunenburg Regional Community Recycling Centre (LRCRC) serves residents and businesses in the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg and the Towns of Bridgewater and Mahone Bay.

The Scale Operator/ General Labourer (SOGL) primary responsibility is to operate the scales and take accurate measurements, complete financial transactions, and provide high quality customer service while working as a team with other Scale Operators and facility staff. The SOGL will work within most areas of the LRCRC: scale house, administrative building, landfill transfer station, blue bag tipping floor, cardboard tipping floor, mixed construction and demolition waste piles, and public waste bin drop off area.

  pdf Read the job description and apply today (221 KB) .

Proclamation - Emancipation Day

August 1 has been proclaimed as "Emancipation Day", commemorating the anniversary date of 1834 when the British parliament abolished slavery across its empire, freeing enslaved people of African descent throughout the British colonies.  

Click pdf Proclamation (202 KB) to view the full proclamation.

Members Needed - Miller Point Peace Park Advisory Committee

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is seeking volunteers to serve on the Miller Point Peace Park Advisory Committee.  Applicants must have a community interest in park.  Terms of appointment are for three years.

To fill out an application please pdf use this link (.pdf (104 KB) ) and pdf use this link (.pdf (72 KB) ) for the Committee's Terms of Reference.

This position will remain advertised until filled.

Committee appointments will be made by the Council for the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg.

For more information, please contact Tissy Bolivar, Program Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (902) 541-1335.

Emergency Assistance Fund for Community Organizations

We recognize that local groups and community organizations continue to have expenses to maintain important community halls and facilities. At the same time, they have not been able to host planned fundraising events and activities. The inability to hold these fundraising events and activities has resulted in significant financial hardship.

The Municipality has established this Emergency Assistance Fund to assist local groups and organizations in addressing the financial hardship caused by ongoing maintenance costs and the inability to host planned fundraising events and activities during the Covid-related public health restrictions.

pdf Guidelines (166 KB)

pdf Application Form (968 KB)

MODL Seeking Audit Committee Member At Large

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is seeking expressions of interest from individuals to serve as a member of the Audit Committee. For more information, pdf click here. (456 KB)


Planning Advisory Committee Committee Meeting - May 13

Public Meeting Notice: Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

A special meeting of the Municipality’s Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) is scheduled for Thursday, May 13, 2021, starting at 7:00 p.m. via Facebook Page Live Video –

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the following matters:

(1) MODL2040 Community Survey “What We Heard” Report,
(2) Any other planning matters.

All Planning Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public and the public are encouraged to attend virtually until further notice. If you wish to join the meeting via telephone, please register with municipal staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and an access code will be provided to you.

For further information, please contact Jeff Merrill, Director of Planning & Development Services at 902-541-1340.