NEXT/GEN Vital Winners
Congratulations to the Victoria County Award Winners at the 2016 NEXT/GEN Vital Wiinners:
1) Individual Category - Caitlyn Purcell and Sarabeth Drover – co-owners and operators, Salty Roses and Periwinkle Café
2) Employer Category -
a) Jill Frankin, Owner & Operator, Jill's Chocolates and Iona Heights Inn
b) Rodney MacDonald, CEO, Gaelic College
3) Employee - Kathleen MacLeod, Learning & Media Specialist, NS Highland Village Museum, Iona
Scottish Gaelic Awards
Congratulations to Seamus Watson, Manager of Interpretation, NS Highland Village for receiving the Best Contribution Award at this year's Scottish Gaelic Awards in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Crystal Tourism Awards of Excellance
Congratulations to the following Tourism Award Winners
1) The Bite House Restaurant - New Tourism Business of the Year Award
2) Festival Volunteer Drive'ers Association (Celtic Colours) - Community Service Award
3) Mr. Kyle MacDonald, Inverary Resort, Pineapple Award for above & beyond service to enrich a visitorstay in Nova Scotia.
The Cabot Trail Façade & Streetscape Management Committee is pleased to inform qualifying businesses that the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) has committed $675,000 for a Cabot Trail Facade Program Phase 2 over a two year period starting November 8th, 2016 and ending October 31, 2018. The program is sponsored by Municipalities of the County of Inverness & County of Victoria along with Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).
The Cabot Trail Façade Program is a 50/50 cost sharing program with the Cabot Trail businesses, that will be administered by the Municipality of Victoria County, who is working directly with the Cabot Trail Façade & Streetscape Management Committee. This Committee will review and approve applications submitted. Below is the media announcement of the Public Information Sessions being held around the Cabot Trail on Phase 2 of the Facade Program from December 6-8, 2016.
The next meeting of Victoria County Municipal Council will be held at the Court House, Baddeck, on Monday, December 5, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Emily Pond, Municipal Advisor, Department of Municipal Affairs will be presenting on FOIPOP and evidence based decision making and Leanne MacEachen, Director of Finance, will be providing a financial update.
Municipality of Victoria County
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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