Phone: 1-902-226-2400

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Multi-Purpose Trail Rehabilitation & Improvement Application

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Multi-Purpose Trail Rehabilitation and Improvements


These funds are available to not-for-profit community groups that:

  • i) Have the authority to manage the trail
  • ii) Are registered through the Registry of Joint Stocks, and are in good standing
  • iii) Own the land where the repairs, rehabilitation or improvements will take place or have the landowner’s permission
  • iv) Have trail insurance

Examples of eligible initiatives

  • i) Re-surfacing
  • ii) Repairing trail/sign damage
  • iii) Addressing drainage issues
  • iv) Repairs to amenities such as washrooms, picnic tables, benches, and garbage cans
  • v) Replacing and repairing bollards, bridge railings, decking and superstructure
  • vi) Repairing/replacing culverts
  • vii) Other related trail improvements or repairs

The Multi-Purpose Trail Rehabilitation and Improvement Application can be found here.  The deadline for applications is November 1, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact Laurier Samson, Manager of Recreation, at 902-226-3981 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Richmond Arena Canteen - Expressions of Interest

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Richmond Arena Canteen - Expressions of Interest

The Municipality of the County of Richmond is seeking to entertain Expressions of Interest for the operations of the canteen in Richmond Arena. The kitchen is 280 ½ square feet and is equipped with a deep fryer, gas range, vent hood system, toaster, freezers and a refrigerator. 

Expressions of Interest are to be submitted to:

Laurier Samson, Manager of Recreation
Municipality of the County of Richmond
P.O. Box 120,
2357 Highway 206,
Arichat, NS B0E 1A0 

If you have any questions you can reach Laurier at 902-226-3981 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Council Meeting schedule for October 2019


 Richmond Municipal Council will be meeting as follows, during the month of OCTOBER 2019:

 Committee of the Whole October 15, 2019  7:00 pm  Council Chambers
 Regular Council   October 28, 2019  7:00 pm  Council Chambers


All of the above meetings are open to the public.

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Press Release - April 8, 2019

For Immediate Release:
April 8th, 2019


On April 1st, 2019, Richmond Municipal Council terminated the contract of employment between CAO Kent MacIntyre and the Municipality. The Municipality would like to thank Mr. Kent MacIntyre for his 15 months of service.

On April 4th, 2019, Richmond Municipal Council appointed Don Marchand as Interim Chief Administrative Officer. The Municipality would like to ensure residents that it will be business as usual and there will be no interruption to service levels and our day to day operations.

Although we are aware of the growing public concern surrounding the above, we want to ensure the public that we will seek proper legal advice prior to any future press release on the matter.


Released by: Richmond Municipal Council

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