Waste Collection has been cancelled as of 12 noon September 23, 2020. This affects residents in Baddeck, Baddeck Bay, Big Baddeck and North River to Barachois Bridge.If your items have not been collected, please remove & store until your next regularly scheduled collection day.
The next meeting of Victoria County Municipal Council will be held at the Court House, Baddeck, on Monday, September 28, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
Call to Order
Approval of Agenda
Financial Statements for the Municipality of the County of Victoria for the year ended March 31, 2020 - Kim Livingston and Alisha Mombourquette, Grant Thornton LLP
Approval of Council Minutes - September 15, 2020
Department of TIR Items/Concerns
Notice of Motions
Victoria County Transit will be closed today (September 23rd, 2020) due to predicted deteriorating weather.
The Teddy Storm is expected to bring a storm surge at high tide. Storm surges usually appear ahead of a storm. Regardless, stay away from coastlines and riverbanks. For more information: https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/hzd/strmsrgs-en.aspx#a1
From Parks Canada:
Closures at Parks Canada Places on Cape Breton Island
LOUISBOURG, NOVA SCOTIA, September 21, 2020 – In anticipation of post-tropical storm Teddy, Parks Canada advises visitors of the following temporary closures at Parks Canada places on Cape Breton Island.
Closed September 22 and 23, 2020:
• Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
• Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site including the reconstructed Fortress, Kennington Cove and Louisbourg Lighthouse Trail
• St Peters Canal National Historic Site locks
• Campgrounds in Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Closed as of 12 p.m. (AST) on September 22, 2020 in Cape Breton Highlands National Park:
• Beulach Ban Falls Road
• Black Brook Beach
• Cap Rouge/Geology exhibit parking lot
• Franey Road and Franey trail
• Green Cove
• Ingonish Beach
• La Bloc road
• Lakies Head
• Le Buttereau trail
• Mary Anne Falls road
• Middle Head trail
• Presqu’ile parking lot
• Skyline trail
• Warren Lake trail
• Visitor information centres and gate kiosks
Guests with pre-existing camping reservations have been contacted and will be refunded their accommodation fee.
The Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park will remain open.
St. Peters Canal Swing Bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic and boats will be allowed through in emergency situations.
Visitor safety is of the utmost importance for Parks Canada. This closure will remain in place until conditions are safe. Parks Canada is carefully monitoring the situation, and closures will be re-assessed as the situation progresses. Parks Canada is also monitoring any possible impacts on other national parks and national historic sites in the region.
Visitors are asked to check the Parks Canada web site for the latest information on closures.
POSTPONED UNTIL SEPT 28
With expected high winds arriving, please remove/retrieve items that could cause damage or injury.
Heavy Garbage Collection is POSTPONED. High winds & rains are expected with Hurricane Teddy. Please remove any loose items and store safely. Heavy Garbage will now begin on September 28, 2020.