Wolfville Pride Week 2016

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Attention R-1 Property Owners!

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Due to the circumstances surrounding regular postal services, we will be hand-delivering invitations to complete our online survey and attend our Community of Interest Meeting for the R-1 Zone, which will be held on July 18th, 2016!

If you are located in the R-1 Zone and do not receive a letter, please drop by the Community Development offices at 200 Dykeland Street to pick up a copy of our invitational letter.

Subscribe to the In-Focus Community e-Newsletter

Stay in touch with all that is happening in Wolfville.  Subsribe to the In-Focus Community e-Newsletter.

Community Newsletter

Editions of the e-Newsletter are published every four (4) weeks - the next edition will be emailed to all subscribers on July 14th with the following articles:

  • #growingtogether - Municipal Planning Strategy Review
  • Mud Creek Days
  • Cittaslow Designation
  • #WolfvilleBlooms Contest
  • 2016 Municipal Election - List of Electors
  • Dog Control Bylaw - Survey Results
  • Dog Control - Service Provider
  • Protect Yourself from Ticks
  • Emergency Preparedness & Emergency Notifications
  • Parks Update - Benches
  • Computer Tip of the Month
  • Upcoming Meetings of Council

What would you like to see in your Community e-Newsletter?
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RFP Wastewater Lagoon Solids Removal

The Town of Wolfville is seeking a contractor to remove solids from one of the wastewater lagoons located at the Wolfville Sewage Treatment Plant.

Project Documents may be obtained electronically after 9:00am on Thursday, July 7, 2016, from Kevin Kerr, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the offices of CBCL Limited, 1489 HollisStreet,Halifax, NS.

Proposals may be delivered to CBCL Limited, 1489 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2R7 up until 2:00, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Electronic submissions will be accepted. e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scheduled Water Interruptions - Cancelled

Cancellation of Water Interruptions 

Residents of Wolfville who received Water Interruption Notices for Wednesday, July 6th  & Thursday, July 7th , please be advised that they have been cancelled. 

Tuesday July 5, 2016 Stirling Avenue - Experiencing Discoloured Water

July 5, 2016 Residents on Stirling Avenue you may be experiening some discoloured water. If so, you can flush your system by running the cold water for several minutes. This will help eliminate any dirt and air that may have gotten into the lines.

It’s best to flush through a tap without a strainer such as a bath tub tap or outside hose bib.

 

Water Interruption - July 7, 2016

Beginning at 8:00 AM Thursday, July 7th, 2016, and continuing to approximately 3:00 PM, there will be a scheduled water interruption affecting the residents on Acadia Street from Linden Avenue to Highland Avenue Highland. The interruption is necessary to facilitate the reconstruction of Highland Avenue.

Residents are advised to stockpile the necessary water needed during the interruption prior to 8:00 AM Thursday, July 7th, 2016.

Once service is re-established you may experience some discoloured water. If so, you can flush your system by running the cold water for several minutes. This will help eliminate any dirt and air that may have gotten into the lines during the upgrade. It’s best to flush through a tap without a strainer such as a bath tub tap or outside hose bib.

You may contact the Town of Wolfville Public Works Department at (902) 542-2382, should you have any questions or concerns related to the interruption.

The Town of Wolfville apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates your patience and understanding as improvements to the Town of Wolfville continue.

Water Interruption - July 6, 2016

July 6, 2016

Beginning at 8:00 AM Wednesday, July 6th, 2016, and continuing to approximately 3:00 PM, there will be a scheduled water interruption affecting the residents on Prospect Street, civic numbers 25 & 30 west to Highland Avenue and the east side of Highland from Main Street to Prospect Street. The interruption is necessary to facilitate the reconstruction of Highland Avenue.

Residents are advised to stockpile the necessary water needed during the interruption prior to 8:00 AM Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Once service is re-established you may experience some discoloured water. If so, you can flush your system by running the cold water for several minutes. This will help eliminate any dirt and air that may have gotten into the lines during the upgrade. It’s best to flush through a tap without a strainer such as a bath tub tap or outside hose bib.

You may contact the Town of Wolfville Public Works Department at (902) 542-2382, should you have any questions or concerns related to the interruption.

The Town of Wolfville apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates your patience and understanding as improvements to the Town of Wolfville continue.

New Dog Control Services Provider

As of July 1st, 2016, the Town of Wolfville has changed service providers for the dog control services and impound facilities to the Nova Scotia S.P.C.A. The S.P.C.A will be available by telephone, between 08:00 a.m. and 04:30 p.m., Monday to Friday for dog control occurrences. Please call the S.P.C.A. at (902) 542-7722 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Emergency calls for fierce, dangerous or injured dogs only, between 04:30 p.m. and 08:00 a.m., Monday to Friday, Weekends and Holidays shall be reported to the Nova Scotia S.P.C.A. at 1-888-703-7722.  

For more information click here.

Request For Proposal - Asset Management Plan

Asset Management Plan
Request for Proposals
WOL015-2016

The Town of Wolfville wishes to engage a consultant(s) to complete an Asset Management Plan (AMP) for all Town owned infrastructure.

RFP documents can be requested by emailing Karen Outerleys, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please provide proposals, no later than 3:00 pm, Tuesday July 26th, 2016.  The Proponent can submit their quote by email, or mail to: Karen Outerleys, Admin Assistant Public Works 

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Mail: 359 Main Street, Wolfville, NS B4P 1A1

Wolfville: A Cittaslow Community!

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The Town of Wolfville was officially designated as a Cittaslow community in April 2016. To be designated, a community must fulfill over 50 criteria addressing environmental protection and healthy lifestyles, support for local products, agriculture and artisans, community engagement, social justice, celebration of and respect for local culture, heritage and traditions, and the thoughtful development and use of technology for sustainability and community well-being. Wolfville is proud to be included in this select group of municipalities world-wide that share our values and vision of sustainability and quality of life. This is a community driven initiative, supported by Wolfville Council.

View the April 14th, 2018 Wolfville Slow Food Event presentation here .

http://www.cittaslow.org/

Dog Control Bylaw Survey Results

Thank You!

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The Town of Wolfville would like to thank the respondents to our Dog Control Bylaw Survey for taking the time to help inform the review of the Town's Dog Control Bylaw. To view a summary of the results for this survey please click here. A full overview of the survey results will be available shortly.

336 Main Street Public Open House Sessions

TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, the Town of Wolfville will hold an Open House in Room 308 of Acadia’s Patterson Hall – 24 University Avenue – regarding possible changes to the planning rules that guide the development at 336 Main Street. These changes may involve a Municipal Planning Strategy change, a development agreement amendment or some combination of the two.  The changes are intended to allow for the building to comply with the National Building Code requirements.

The public may attend any of the three sessions that will be held for the public.  Sessions will start at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00PM.  Each 1 hour session is designed to provide the public with an opportunity to ask questions directly to staff and provide feedback.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Chrystal Fuller, LPP, MCIP, Town Planner, 200 Dykeland Street, Wolfville, NS weekdays between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, by phone at 902-542-8842 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..