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Request for Proposal - Tender # MOCR201713 Engineering Services French Cove Water Extension

Request for Proposals
Tender # MOCR201713
Engineering Services - French Cove Water Extension

The Municipality of the County of Richmond is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking the services of a qualified firm for the design of a 575 meter water extension along the West Bay Highway, between the communities of Samsonville and French Cove.

The detailed Request for Proposals is available on the Nova Scotia Tenders website at www.novascotia.ca/tenders, not necessarily the lowest or any bid will be accepted.

Deadline for submissions is 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

Municipality of the County of Richmond
P.O. Box 120
2357 Highway 206
Arichat, Nova Scotia B0E 1A0
Attention: Chris Boudreau, P.Eng.
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For further information please call 226-3988.

RV Sanitation Dump Station

The Municipal RV Sanitation Dump Station located on Industrial Park Road in Louisdale is now open for the season.

Compost Availability 2017

MUNICIPALITY OF THE COUNTY OF RICHMOND  
Compost Availability  

Compost is available at the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility on a first come first serve basis. The compost has been tested to CCME guidelines and is considered Category A, unrestricted use, and can be used in any application. Lab results are available upon request.  

Fees:  
Residential / Commercial Customers  $30 / Tonne (Minimum $5 charge)
Loading Fee                                         $10 Flat Fee
Tandem Truck Load (screened)           $200 inc. loading fee (approximately 8 tonnes)
Tandem Truck Load (un-screened)      $125 inc. loading fee (approximately 8 tonnes)  

Customers must remit payment at the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility at time of pick-up (debit and cheque accepted).  

Please note that shovels and containers are not available at the Waste Management Facility.  

Quantities are limited. Please verify availability with the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility at 226-2396 prior to arrival onsite.

Employment Opportunity Summer Students 2017

The Municipality of the County of Richmond has openings for Summer Students in the following departments:

  • Department of Recreation, Leisure & Community Relations
  • Department of Public Works

For all the details please click here:

Concerts by the Sea 2017 - Tender: Sound System/Person

MUNICIPALITY OF THE COUNTY OF RICHMOND
TENDER SOUND SYSTEM/PERSON

For interested parties to submit a bid to supply a Sound System with Sound Person for an outdoor concert series to be held from 6:00-7:30 PM at the following venues:

  • St. Peter’s Marina: July 5, July 19 & August 2
  • Arichat Waterfront Stage: July 13, July 27 & August 10

For more information please contact Carla Martell at 902-226-0586 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline to submit bids is 4:00 pm on June 2nd, 2017.

*Lowest tender not necessarily accepted.

 

Concerts by the Sea 2017 - Expressions of Interest

MUNICIPALITY OF THE COUNTY OF RICHMOND
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Any Richmond County musicians, dancers, entertainers and bands interested in performing for the

“Concerts by the Sea”

From 6:00-7:30 PM at the following venues:

  • St. Peter’s Marina: July 5, July 19 & August 2
  • Arichat Waterfront Stage: July 13, July 27 & August 10

For more information please contact Carla Martell at 902-226-0586 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline to submit expressions of interest is 4:00 pm on June 2nd, 2017.

2017 Heavy Garbage Collection

2017 HEAVY GARBAGE COLLECTION May 1 – May 27, 2017  

A Heavy Garbage Collection Program will be carried out in Richmond County from May 1 - May 27, 2017. Please note that this is the only collection scheduled for 2017.

The collection schedule has been compressed in an effort to have the overall collection completed in a shorter timeframe. However please note that the pick-up in certain areas may be delayed or extend beyond the scheduled dates.  

Week 1 (May 1 - 6):

Zone 1:     Petit de Grat, Little Anse, Alderney Pt, Boudreauville, Rocky Bay, Cap La Ronde, D'Escousse, Martinique 
Zone 2:     St.Peter's , River Bourgeois, Louisdale, Grand Anse, Lennox Passage 
Zone 3:     Fourchu, Framboise, Grand River, Point Michaud, Lower L'Ardoise, L'Ardoise to St.Peter's  

Week 2 (May 8 - 13):  

Zone 1      Arichat, Cap Auget, West Arichat , Janvrin's Island, Remaining portions of Isle Madame 
Zone 2:     Lower River, Whiteside , Kempt Rd., Point Tupper, Dundee, St.George's Channel, Samsonville, Black River, Oban, Seaview 
Zone 3:     Johnstown, Loch Lomond to St.Peter's, Remaining portions of Richmond East of St.Peter’s Canal  

Week 3 (May 15 - 20):

Remaining areas from week 1 and week 2  

ITEMS ACCEPTED FOR COLLECTION
(List not inclusive)

  • Walk behind lawn mowers;
  • Barbecues (no propane tanks);
  • Snow blowers;
  • Tires without rims (car, light truck, motorcycle, trailer);
  • Bicycles;Lawn Furniture;
  • Furniture;
  • Box springs and mattresses;
  • Appliances (refrigerators, stoves, washer, etc);
  • Hot water heaters;
  • Fixtures (sinks, toilets, bathtubs,etc);
  • Residential renovation  / construction material;
  • Bagged waste must be in clear, transparent, bags;  

*Please place similar items such as metals and loose wood in separate piles at the curbside. Please note that no scavenging of materials at the curbside by third parties is permitted.

*Items placed for heavy collection shall not exceed 75 kg (165 lbs) in weight for any one item or 150 kg. (330 lbs) for all items for any one dwelling unit and no individual item shall measure more than 2.1 meters (7 ft.) in any dimension. 

*Waste that qualifies for curbside collection (municipal solid waste and recyclables) should NOT be placed for Heavy Collection – it should be placed for weekly collection.

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS NOT FOR COLLECTION
(List not inclusive)

  • Waste placed in non-transparent bags;
  • Waste generated outside the Municipality;
  • Household Hazardous Waste (propane tanks, wet cell batteries (car/RV/boat), insecticides, pesticides, household chemicals, paint ** These items may be brought directly to the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility;
  • Commercial Vehicle Tires – **These items should be returned to retailers or brought directly to the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility;
  • Vehicle bodies / large vehicle parts;
  • Electronics and computer related equipment ** May be dropped off at EPRA drop off location, St. Peter’s Bottle Exchange 9395 Hwy 4, St. Peter’s;
  • Paint ** Household paint may be dropped off at the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility;
  • Trees and leaf and yard waste ** May be dropped off at the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility;
  • Hazardous, reactive, septic or pathological waste;
  • Dead animals;
  • Loose broken glass (should be placed in a box or container and labelled “broken glass”);
  • Asbestos containing material (contact Guysborough Waste Management Facility at 902-232-2316);
  • Waste oil (return to retailer or contact the Guysborough Waste Management Facility at 902-232-2316);

Please direct any inquiries regarding the Municipality’s heavy collection to the Public Works Department at 902-226-2400 or the Richmond Solid Waste Management Facility at 902-226-2396.

NSUARB Releases Decision Regarding the Municipality's Water Rate Application

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board releases decision and order regarding the Municipality's recent water rate application.