Alerts

Parking By-Law Officer

The Town of New Glasgow is hiring for the position of Parking By-Law officer. Reporting to a Chief Officer or designated member of the New Glasgow Regional Police, the Parking By-law Officer is responsible for ensuring that the applicable parking by-laws of the Town of New Glasgow are properly adhered to and take appropriate measures with non-compliance. Additional duties of the Parking By-law Officer Include but are not limited to;

  • Enforcing parking by-laws on Town streets in accordance with the provisions of the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act.
  • Conducting daily foot patrols in all weather conditions.
  • Liaising with the Town of New Glasgow Police Department and other Town Employees.
  • Conducting daily, weekly and monthly meter maintenance, including but not limited to collection and accounting of meter revenue.
  • Entering issued ticket information into data systems, including parking information, date, time and license plate numbers in order to process future payments or collections.
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial reports related to parking enforcement and revenue generation.
  • Assisting in the creation and distribution of letters relating to nonpayment of lawfully issued parking tickets.
  • Entering data, preparing reports and attending court proceedings or hearings when necessary.
  • Maintaining a thorough understanding of the Motor Vehicle Act and Parking Bylaws
  • Staying abreast of technological changes in processes and matters related to parking by law enforcement.
  • Participating and successfully completing all role and Town related training as required.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

All interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to Rebecca MacNeil, Director of Human Resources () on or before the end of the day Friday, July 26th, 2024.

 

Traffic Advisory - Dalhousie Street

The Town of New Glasgow wishes to advise that Dalhousie St. between Provost St. to Riverside Parkway will be closed to motorists from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, to accommodate the Pictou Landing First Nation Indigenous Artwork Collaboration event.

The Town regrets any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your cooperation.

Heat warning July 8 & 9, 2024

Humidex values reaching 38 are expected.
A period of very warm and humid weather is expected.
The Town of New Glasgow encourages those in need to take advantage of the water bottle filling station on the Samson Trail at the corner of Arch Street and Goodman Lane. (next to 47 Arch Street)
Time span: July 8 and 9, 2024, possibly continuing in some regions July 10.
Maximum temperature today: 30 degrees Celsius (Humidex 38).
Minimum temperature tonight: 19 degrees Celsius.
Maximum temperature Tuesday: 30 degrees Celsius (Humidex 34 to 37).
Location: Nova Scotia.
Remarks: Cooler conditions can be expected along parts of the coast.
Reduce your heat risk. If possible, schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day. Never leave people, particularly children, or pets inside a parked vehicle.
Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
Information is provided on the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness website at novascotia.ca/heat-related-illness/.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.
Sources: Environment Canada, Health Canada, and the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Traffic Advisory - Terrace Street

The Town of New Glasgow wishes to advise that Terrace St. from George St. to Bell St. will be closed to from 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 4th, 2024, to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 5th, 2024, for the New Glasgow Kinsmen Community Chicken BBQ event.

The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the public for their cooperation.

Invitation to Tender - Capital Paving/Concrete Curb 2024

The Town of New Glasgow is accepting tenders from qualified contractors for its 2024 Capital Paving/Concrete Curb (Project # TNG24-PW-013). The Town of New Glasgow will require strict compliance with the specifications and will require that the contractor provide highly skilled work crews.

Electronic tender packages are available at the Engineering and Public Works Office at 235 Park Street, New Glasgow by emailing . The estimated tonnage total for this project is 1500 tonnes. Tender documents available at https://procurement-portal.novascotia.ca/tenders/TNG24-PW-013

The Town of New Glasgow requests that you deliver your completed quotation in a sealed envelope, clearly marked “Capital Paving/Concrete Curb - 2024”, to the attention of Earl J. MacKenzie, P.Eng., Director of Engineering & PW, 235 Park Street, New Glasgow, NS, B2H 5B7, on or before July 11th, 2024 at 3:00 pm. All tenderers must provide documentation indicating that they are certified by the Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association or have an approved Certification of Recognition (COR) and a WCB letter of good standing. Submissions will also be accepted by secure email to .

The Town of New Glasgow reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals and to accept any quotations deemed to be in the best interests of the Town. The Town of New Glasgow also reserves the right to waive any formality, informality, or technicality in any proposal.

Should you require any additional information, please direct inquiries to the Engineering office at 902- 755-8351, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm