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Finance and Property Services Highlights from Dec. 16, 2019

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The Municipality of Pictou County held its Property and Finance Committee Meetings on Dec. 16. Here are the highlights from those meetings:

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25 Years of Service

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Congratulations to Mike McKenzie, left, building inspector for the Municipality of Pictou County, on receiving his 25 years of service award.

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All of the land in East River Business Park under one low tax rate

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East River Road – Businesses that set up shop in the East River Business Park will now pay the lowest industrial commercial tax rate in Pictou County.

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December 2 Council Highlights

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The Municipality of Pictou County held its monthly council meeting on Dec. 2. Here are highlights from the meeting:

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Council Recognizes Two Community Groups for Going Solar

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Warden Robert Parker, left, and District 11 Coun. Andy Thompson presents Ruth Thompson and Janet MacDonald with a plaque of recognition in honour of the Plymouth Community Center's recent success...

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Council agrees to forming a climate change committee

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The Municipality of Pictou County will be forming an ad hoc committee on climate change. A motion was passed during November’s property services meeting for Council to look at climate...

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MUNICIPAL AWARENESS WEEK: Where are your tax dollars being spent

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In the 2018-2019 fiscal year, the Municipality of Pictou County collected $14 million in taxes from residents and businesses.

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Rebates and assistance available to help offset home heating costs

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Pictou - Now that the outside temperature is starting to drop, energy cost savings are top of mind for many people.

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Municipality of Pictou County ends past fiscal year with a surplus

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PICTOU, NS – It has been another year in the black for the Municipality of Pictou County.

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Local Community Centres receive Provincial Funding for Upgrades

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PICTOU COUNTY, NS – Three rural Pictou County community centres are getting upgrades thanks to the province’s Community Facilities Improvement Program.

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