Heritage Day hours
The Victoria County Public Works facilities in New Haven and Dingwall and the Baddeck Recycling Depot are closed today (Monday, February 20) and Tuesday (February 21) for Heritage Day. The Baddeck Transfer Station and the Municipal Offices in the Courthouse will reopen on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
E-billing for customers of Victoria County Water Utility
Victoria County Water Utility is pleased to offer e-billing as an alternative method for our water customers to receive invoices. This new electronic option is part of our ongoing effort to improve customer service. The e-bill will include the same information as a regular paper bill. Billing dates and available payment options will remain the same.
By subscribing to receive your bill electronically, you can enjoy the benefits of:
The 6th Annual Victoria County Winter ActiveFest will start this weekend beginning on Friday, February 10th
and run until March 19, 2017. For a complete schedule and list of events click on this link.
The next meeting of Victoria County Municipal Council will be held at the Court House, Baddeck, on Monday, February 13, 2017, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Presentations on the agenda include the introduction of new RCMP Staff Sgt for Victoria District RCMP; a dog control issue presentation; presentaton by the A. G. Bell Foundation; and an update on the Cape Breton Food Hub.
Organizations requesting funding from the Municipality are advised that applications are now being accepted with the deadline March 31, 2017. Your organization must be incorporated under the NS Registry of Joint Stock Companies as non-profit organization. Your previous annual financial statement must be attached with your application along with your 2016-2017 budget. Funding is not intended to support general operating costs. Funding applications must not exceed 1/3 of the total project costs. For more information contact -Mr. Sandy Hudson, CAO, Municipality of Victoria County at 295-3660. Below is a copy of the community grants policy and application form in pdf format.
The Municipality of County of Victoria are now asking for nominations by community organizations for Adult Volunteer of the year (March 2016-Jan 17, 2017). One volunteer will be selected by municipal council to represent all Victoria County volunteers at the Provincial Volunteer Award ceremony in Halifax on April 18th. All volunteers nominated will be recognized by Victoria County during Provincial Volunteer Week April 23-29, 2017. Please find the application form below. Deadline for applications is February 11, 2017.
Municipality of Victoria County
For a summary of official election statistics and voter turnout, click here: Election stats.
Please note: Effective April 1, 2016 credit card payments for tax and water accounts will be processed by Paymentus, a third party company.
TO PAY BY CREDIT CARD:
Once you click the PAY NOW button below, you will be directed to Paymentus Corporation, the third party company that will process credit card payments. The page will prompt you to provide your name, email address and phone number. Please make sure to have your tax or water bill account number. Paymentus will add a 1.75% service charge to the payment total.
If you do not have a valid email address or wish to pay through telephone payments, please call the Paymentus toll-free line at 1-855-748-6067.
PAY NOW with a credit card.
Other Payment Options:
Victoria County TAX and WATER bills can also be made in the following ways:
• Cash - please do not send cash through the mail.
• Cheque – made payable to 'Municipality of Victoria'
• Debit card
• On-Line Banking
• At the Tax Office in the Courthouse at 495 Chebucto Street, Baddeck