Important Funding Announcement

On Friday, March 17, MLA Nolan Young will be joined by Colton LeBlanc and elected municipal officials to make an exciting funding announcement. Members of the public and the media are invited to attend.

The announcement will take place at 11:45 a.m. at the Barrington Recreation Centre and will also be livestreamed on our Facebook page.

Notice of Public Hearing

The Nova Scotia Utility Utility and Review Board is holding a public hearing on Tuesday May 9, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in our multipurpose room to consider our application to the Board, under section 369 of the MGA, to confirm the number of councillors to be elected and to alter the boundaries of the polling districts.

Those interested in speaking at the hearing musty notify the Board by Monday, April 24, 2023. Written comments can also be provided by sending a letter to the Clerk of the Board by Monday, April 24, 2023.

More information on our boundary review can be found at:

Audit Committee Vacancies

The Municipality of Barrington is accepting Expressions of Interest from individuals from the Municipality wishing to serve on the Audit Committee.   

There will be two (2) citizen vacancies on the Committee, effective April 2023.

The Committee oversees the external audit of the Municipality’s financial statements and the resolution of audit findings.The Committee also reviews internal controls, accounting systems, and risk management.
Appointments will be for a two (2) year term. 

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Municipal Grants

Organizations requesting financial assistance through Municipal Grants must complete the required application and forward it to the Municipal Office.

Our policy and application can be found on the Municipal website at Municipal Grant or a copy can be provided to you by contacting the Municipal Office.

Accessibility Advisory Committee Vacancies

Accessibility Advisory Committee Vacancies

Are you looking to make a difference in your Community? Why not consider serving as a volunteer member of the Accessibility Advisory Committee?

The purpose of the AAC is to provide advice to Council on identifying, preventing, and eliminating barriers to people with disabilities in municipal programs, services, initiatives, and facilities. The Committee plays an important role in helping the Municipality of the District of Barrington become an accessible community and meet its obligations under the Nova Scotia Accessibility Act.At least one-half of the members of the advisory committee must have a disability or represent an organization that represents people with disabilities. The other half of the committee will be members of Council.

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