Online Credit Card payments

The Town of Wolfville is excited to announce that you can now pay your Property Tax bill and or Water Utility Bill Online using your Credit Card!

The Town of Wolfville has partnered with 'Plastiq' to bring you the convenience of paying by credit card.  Plastiq is a third-party automated payment service that accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express.  Customers using this bill payment option will be charged by Plastiq a convenience fee of 2.5%.  Making payments through Plastiq is simple.  For more information click here

44th Annual Provincial Volunteer Awards

The Town of Wolfville will be selecting a representative from the nominees we receive for the 44th Annual Provincial Volunteer Award Luncheon and Ceremony.

If you know of someone in our community that deserves recognition for their volunteer contributions, please nominate them! Any Adult, Youth, Couple or Group of Volunteers from the Town of Wolfville qualifies! There are Provincial Awards for: Volunteer Representative; Family; and, Youth.

Here are some of the things you should include with your nomination:

Name, Phonetic spelling, Mailing address, Postal Code, Phone number(s), Email address

Summarize in 100 words or less the overall impact the Volunteer has made to their community. What makes this Volunteer stand out?

What are some highlights of the Volunteer’s (volunteer) career that they are particularly proud of or that should be featured?

When did they start volunteering? What motivated them to start volunteering? What are the organizations that have been most affected by their volunteering? What were some of the impacts?

 

Please email nominations by February 1st to:

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Request for Proposals - Tennis Courts Re-surfacing

The Town of Wolfville has issued a Request for Proposals to re-surface the tennis courts at Rotary Park.

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a copy of the RFP document.

Dog Tag Reminder

2018 Dog Tags Available

Licensing your dog is their ticket home. It provides Animal & Bylaw Services with the information that is needed to reunite you and your dog.

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Every calendar year, a new dog tag (license) must be obtained by January 31st of each year or within thirty (30) days of becoming an owner.  Dog tags can be purchased for $25 at the Town Hall located at 359 Main Street from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  Non-licensed dogs may result in the owner being fined for non-compliance.

2018 Community Partnership Program Grants

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The Community Partnership Program Grant is available to community groups that organize or operate programs/events in the Town of Wolfville. It aims to enhance the vibrancy of our Town by supporting organizations whose programs and/or events benefit the community by promoting active living and exploration of the past to enrich the lives of community members.

Applications must be received by February 1st, 2018. Late applications will be disqualified. The maximum amount available through this program is $2000.00per fiscal year. 

To view the application form click here .

East End Gateway Survey

If you missed the Public Workshop on Monday, January 15 or want to provide additional comments please complete the survey by clicking on the link below.  The survey will remain open until Friday, February 2, 2018.  

East End Gateway Mater Plan Survey

 

East End Gateway Background

The East End Gateway will announce and articulate the arrival into Wolfville’s Downtown. The gateway will involve the design and construction of a number of elements that create a sense of arrival, provide community space, and support Wolfville as a tourist destination.

A preliminary design was developed through the Downtown Development Plan consultations, which will form the bases for future consultation with the community to develop a Master Plan. The Gateway space is framed by Victoria Avenue, Main Street and Willow Avenue and includes Willow Park and the NSPI lands.

Based on the Downtown Development concept plan and staff discussions, the following elements will be considered as part of the East End Gateway:
• Streetscape plantings;
• Trail and pedestrian linkage between south residential area, Willow Park and Waterfront Park;
• Parkland improvements on north side of Main Street to compliment Willow Park;
• Trail Head for the Harvest Moon Trail;
• New footprint of the Visitor Information Centre;
• Location of the Skateboard Park;
• Examine the possibilities of repurposing the Willow Park pond for a Splash Pad/Pad and winter skating surface;
• New tall decorative lighting to help announce arrival to the downtown.

Furthermore, the Gateway also includes upgrades to the Visitor Information Centre (VIC) and enhanced trail and pedestrian walkway connections through and from Willow Park to the future Destination Trail (Harvest Moon Trail). 

 

FREE 'After the Bell' Programs for Teens

After the Bell programs are now being offered in Wolfville! 

These programs are focussed on 'teenaged' girls, but open to all students in grades 6-10.

Yoga for Teens and Snow Divas programs start next week.  Register now, for FREE!

Click Here for more details.

Apple Blossom Festival - 2018 Call for Candidates

Apple Blossom Festival Call for Candidates 2018

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Wolfville's Emergency Volunteer Group

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Public Awareness and Support are Critical elements in Emergency Planning.  

The most immediate help after a disaster is from people nearby when the event occurs.  That means it is your work colleagues, neighbours, friends, family and members of the community who are the ones who will be giving or needing help.

Are you interested in helping your community and playing a critical role during major events, emergencies and disasters?  Join the Town of Wolfville’s Emergency Volunteer Group and show you care for our Town and region.  

As a volunteer, you will

  • Work with the public
  • Prepare for and respond to emergencies
  • Provide leadership
  • Provide essential services at a Comfort/Reception Centre during an emergency or disaster

Qualifications:

The Wolfville Emergency Volunteer Group welcomes your application if you:

  • Live or work in the Town of Wolfville
  • Are over 18 years of age
  • Speak English fluently
  • Have good communication skills
  • Enjoy helping people
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Are in good health

Commitment:

  • At the time of a real event, you would make the decision to assist or not to assist, and decide the amount of time that you could give.

Training Opportunity:

  • The Incident Command System (ICS)-Level 100 training will be provided for all volunteers (free online training)

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Ability to help your family, neighbours, workmates and community in an emergency
  • Learn new skills
  • Enjoy new challenges
  • Meet new people in your community and across town
  • Help prepare a resilient community that’s ready for an emergency

Becoming a Volunteer:

If you have any questions, or wish to become an Emergency Volunteer, please provide the following information to the Town of Wolfville’s Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Email Subject:  Wolfville's Emergency Volunteer Group

  • First Name – Last Name
  • Contact Information (Address / Telephone (Primary Number) / Email)

Note:  All personal information will be retained by the EMC and not distributed to other organizations

You will be contacted if your help is needed.  This will depend on: the needs of affected areas (which may take time to assess); volunteer availability, location and skills required. We encourage you, if safe, to help your family, friends, neighbours, and groups you are already connected with.  

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to help the Town of Wolfville’s emergency response and recovery efforts

Wolfville Business Registry is Open!

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Wolfville Library Consultation & Survey

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The Annapolis Valley Regional Library and the Town of Wolfville will be hosting a community consultation to explore the current and future needs of the library in Wolfville.

Stop by the Wolfville Farmers' Market from 2:30-6:00pm on November 4th, 2017 and add your voice - we'll be asking some questions about how you want to use the library, what the library needs, and more. This is your chance to tell us if it is time to grow the library.

An online questionnaire is available HERE for those who cannot attend this event but still wish to offer their opinion.

This is the start of a process that will evolve as we move toward making decisions and taking action on our library.

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Excavation for Water & Sewer Service 2017 End Date

Notice to Residents Town of Wolfville Excavation for Service Installation End Date 2017

The Wolfville Public Works Department wishes to advise residents that there will be no excavation for the installation of Water and Sewer after November 17th, 2017

Installation of services will resume in the spring of 2018 when weather conditions permit.

The Town of Wolfville thanks you for your patience and understanding with this issue.

Regional Housing Needs Assessment Survey

The Town of Wolfville is participating in a regional housing needs assessment. Please take and share the survey to help inform the process: https://interceptum.com/s/en/Housing (survey open until Dec. 4th).

For more information (or a paper copy of the survey) contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 902-542-3232.

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