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Council Members

District #1

Councillor George El-Jakl
Woods Harbour, N.S.
BOW 2E0
Phone: 902-723-0262
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District #2

Murray Atkinson
PO Box 284
Barrington Passage, N.S.
BOW 1G0
Phone: 902-637-3572 or cell - 902-635-3884
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District #3

Councillor Shaun Hatfield
Box 55
Barrington Passage, N.S. , 
Phone: 902-637-8823
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District #4

Warden Eddie Nickerson
383 Centreville/South Side Road
BOW 1P0
Phone: 902-635-1682
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District #5

Deputy Warden Councillor Jody Crook
2A, Comp 1
Port LaTour, N.S.
BOW 2TO
Phone: 902-635-0000
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pdf District Boundaries (29 KB)

George El Jakl, District 1

George El Jakl, District 1Councillor since 2006

District 1 - Shag Harbour, Wood’s Harbour, Forbes Point & Charlesville

Councillor George El-Jakl lives in Wood’s Harbour with his wife Hala. George owns his own business, Anthony’s Food Market & Wood’s Harbour Pizza, located in the beautiful fishing village of Wood’s Harbour. George enjoys volunteering his time in his community, which includes his time as a volunteer fire fighter with the Wood’s Harbour/Shag Harbour Volunteer Fire Department.

George believes in the concept of the African Proverb - “If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together.”

Member of the following committees:

  • Chair – Joint Police Advisory Board
  • Chair – Bay Side Home Board of Directors
  • Hiring Committee

Address:

Wood’s Harbour, NS
Phone: (902) 723-0262
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Plans and Strategies

Integrated Community Sustainability Plan

Integrated Community Sustainability Plan Municipalities throughout Canada are required to prepare Integrated Community Sustainability Plans (ICSPs) in order to access gas tax revenues to fund green infrastructure projects in their municipalities. The ICSP is a long term community plan designed to provide vision and direction for the Municipality of Barrington as it navigates towards a healthy and prosperous future. This planning document recognizes the integrated and interdependent relationship between the economy, the environment and the social and cultural dimensions of our communities.

pdf Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (1.70 MB)

Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Through adaptive planning and preparation, the Municipality of Barrington will continually strive to become a more sustainable and resilient community to the effects of climate change. In accepting that climate change is everyone’s concern, Barrington will foster a mentality that promotes a Municipal-wide responsibility for adaptation strategies. Barrington will be proactive in the implementation of adaptive policy and will strive to become a leader in sustainable planning practices.

pdf Climate Change Adaptation Plan (4.05 MB)

Municipal Planning Strategy

The Municipal Planning Strategy provides the policy framework for land use and development control as well as a long range vision for the future to encourage that the communities within Barrington Municipality will prosper and thrive for generations to come. This planning document recognizes the integrated and interdependent relationship between the economy, the environment and the social and cultural dimensions of our communities.

pdf Municipal Planning Strategy (725 KB)

  pdf Land Use By-Law (1.02 MB)

  pdf Sub Division By-Law (1.91 MB)

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