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Request for Quotation - Swimming Pool Use


Swimming Pool Use


The Municipality of the County of Richmond is seeking residents who may be interested in hosting municipally run swimming lessons within Richmond County for the summer of 2019.

Details pertaining to the use of swimming pools are as follows:

  • Pool would be required daily for a 3 hour period (either 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 1:00 – 4:00 pm) and for 3 consecutive weeks (either July 2 – 19 or July 22 – August 9).
  • Pool must be able to accommodate up to 20 swimmers of various ages comfortably,
  • Pool must have a shallow end that is a maximum of 4 feet.
  • Location must have sufficient parking for parents/guardians of participants.
  • Location must have cellular reception in case of emergencies.

*** Please note, there will be NO access to the resident’s home during swimming lessons. The Municipality will provide portable toilets on location.

Interested residents are asked to submit the attached form of quotation to the Municipality no later than 2:00 pm on April 26, 2019. The form of quotations may be delivered directly to the Municipal Office or sent via email to Laurier Samson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Request for Proposal - Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Services Tender # MOCR201903

Request for Proposal
Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Services
Tender # MOCR201903

Request for Proposal

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is an invitation to prospective Proponents to submit proposals for the supply of Fireworks and Pyrotechnic services for the Municipality’s 2019 Canada Day Celebrations.  

The detailed Request for Proposals is available from the Provincial Procurement Services Web Portal at or may be requested electronically by contacting the undersigned. Not necessarily the lowest or any bid will be accepted.  

Quotations must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Tender MOCR201903 – Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Services” to the undersigned no later than 2:00 pm on Friday, April 26, 2019.  

Municipality of the County of Richmond
P.O. Box 120
2357 Highway 206
Arichat, Nova Scotia B0E 1A0

Attention: Laurier Samson
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For further information please call 226-3981.

Casual Employment Opportunity - Emergency Management Coordinator


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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Council Meeting schedule for April 2019


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


MEETING:                           DATE:            TIME:                  PLACE:

Special Council                  April 1, 2019   7:00 pm                Council Chambers

 Committee of the Whole   April 8, 2019     7:00 pm               Council Chambers

 Regular Council                April 23, 2019   7:00 pm               Council Chambers

All of the above meetings are open to the public.

 Yvonne Boudreau


Richmond County Strategic Plan & Survey Results

The Richmond County Strategic Plan which was approved at Regular Council on January 28, 2019 and Survey Results can be viewed by clicking HERE.  (scroll to the bottom)