Name Our Waterfront Development Park Contest!

Name Our Waterfront Development Park Contest!

We are looking for a name for our newest waterfront development park, located on the Barrington Passage side of the Cape Sable Island Causeway, and we want your input! Tell us your name idea, why you think we should name it that, and your idea may be the winner!

When completed, our project will include a beautiful seaside boardwalk, green space, with picnic tables, chairs and more. We think it's a great addition to the Municipality!

You can post your ideas on our Visit Barrington Facebook Page or our Barrington Municipality Facebook page , message either pages privately, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contest closes on July 29, 2016. A great prize pack and naming rights will be presented to the winner!


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Request for Proposals - Paving of McGray Avenue Parking Lot


The Municipality of the District of Barrington

Tender Number MoDB-1607

Paving of McGray Avenue Parking Lot

Sealed Tenders addressed to:

Rob Frost

Chief Administrative Officer

Municipality of the District of Barrington

PO Box 100

2447 Hwy 3

Barrington, NS

B0W 1E0

marked Tender No. MoDB-1607 “Paving of McGray Avenue Parking Lot" will be received until 2:00pm on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

Tenders will be opened publically at 2:15pm on Thursday July 28th, 2016.


Download the full Tender Here

Visit Barrington's Selfie Day!

Take Your Selfie Here Banner

Mark your calendars!

You are invited to join us to kick off our Take Your Selfie Here Campaign

July 13, 2016

 Cape Sable Island Causeway - McGray Avenue Gazebo

5PM until 7PM.

 Free BBQ hotdogs & refreshments, Queen of Hearts Dory Club Dory Row & Rides, Games and Prizes!

Larry the Lobster will be on site, be sure to take a selfie with him!

Join us, be sure to bring your camera and some friends!

Request for Proposals - Cape Sable Island Elementary School

Request for Proposals - Cape Sable Island Elementary School

The Municipality of the District of Barrington invites Proposals for the purchase and use of the Former Cape Sable Island Elementary School property located at Civic No. 1319, Highway 330, Centreville, NS.

RFP details can be obtained from the Municipal Office.

Sealed proposals must be clearly marked “MoDB RFP-1603 – Cape Sable Island Elementary School”. Proposals must be received at the Municipal Office, 2447 Highway No. 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia, not later than 2:00 p.m., August 15, 2016.

Proposals will be opened publicly by Municipal Staff at 2:15 p.m., in the Conference Room, in the Administrative Centre, in Barrington, Nova Scotia, on August 15, 2016.

The Municipality of Barrington reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to not necessarily accept the high proposal, to not accept any proposal, and to accept any proposal which it may consider to be in its best interest, or to waive formality, informality or technicality in any proposal.

Rob Frost


Municipality of Barrington

P.O. Box 100

Barrington, NS, B0W 1E0


 Download Full RFP Document Here

Tender - Supply and Installation of New Rubber Mat Flooring

The Municipality of the District of Barrington invites tenders for the supply and installation of new Rubber Mat Flooring for the Sandy Wickens Memorial Arena located at 12 Park Lane, Sherose Island.

 See Full Tender Details Here