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Request for Proposals - External Auditing Services 2018

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
EXTERNAL AUDITING SERVICES

INTRODUCTION

The Municipality of the District of Barrington is seeking to engage the services of a highly experienced,
professional auditing firm who will be tasked with completing external annual audits in accordance with
Canadian Generally Acceptable Auditing Principles.

The Municipality of Barrington invites proposals for External Auditing Services for the five fiscal years
ending March 31, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) and supporting documents supplied with it define both the form and
content required of your proposal. We urge you to structure your response in accordance with the
terms of this RFP. It will be by these criteria that we will determine whether a proposal is complete,
appropriate and competitive. Proposals that do not conform to these terms and conditions may be
given lesser weight than others, or may be rejected.

For that reason, it is important that your Proposal contain sufficient detail to support the services
required by the Municipality of Barrington in the RFP.

  pdf Full Details of the RFP can be downloaded here (1.52 MB)

Stumpy Cove Park - Design Our Sign Contest

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The Municipality of Barrington is looking for submissions of designs for our signage at the newly named Stumpy Cove Park in Lower Clark’s Harbour.

In an effort to engage our citizens in the process, the Municipality is hosting a design contest. The selected sign design will be produced and installed at the Park by our Property Services team.

Designers of any age, level of experience that live within the Municipality of Barrington are encouraged to participate in this activity.

Deadline to submit design: 2PM on December 14, 2018

pdf Download  Full Contest Details & Submission Form Here (220 KB)

 

News Release - Municipality of Barrington Hires New CAO

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NEWS RELEASE

Municipality of the District of Barrington
P.O. Box 100
Barrington, N.S.
B0W 1E0

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Warden Eddie Nickerson
Telephone: 902-635-1682 (cell)

November 6, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Municipality of the District of Barrington is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Chris Frotten as their Chief Administrative Officer, starting on November 26, 2018.

Mr. Frotten comes to the Municipality from the Municipality of Argyle where he had advanced through the organization to the position of Municipal Clerk over the past 6 years. During this time, he gained experience in a range of responsibilities inherent in a small progressive municipal organization.

Mr. Frotten states “I am excited to join the Council and Staff of the Municipality of Barrington and I look forward to working with them to complete important projects and seek new opportunities that will grow the municipality.”

Prior to his municipal experience, Mr. Frotten filled the role of Coordinator for the 33rd Acadian Games. Aside from his work experience, Chris has been an active volunteer in his community serving in leadership roles in a range of non-profit organizations.

Warden Nickerson states “We are looking forward to having Chris join the Municipality and assume the role of CAO. His competency will be of great assistance as our organization proceeds through our Strategic Plan.”

Water Concerns - September 18 Update

NEWS RELEASE

Municipality of the District of Barrington
P.O. Box 100 Barrington, N.S.
B0W 1E0

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Ken Smith, Interim CAO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Telephone No. (902)637-2015


September 18, 2018


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Water Concerns – September 18, 2018 Update

As more days pass without any amount of rain the Municipality of the District of Barrington has added additional resources and options for those that are affected by a lack of water.

Drinking Water – The Province has sent a supply of bottled water to the Municipality. Water can be picked up at the Ground Search and Rescue building (3329 Highway 3, Barrington Passage), Monday to Friday 5PM – 9PM. There is a limit of one case per household.

A water tanker located at TL Swaine’s Garage in Barrington Passage has been sent by the Province to the Municipality. The fire departments will use this non-potable water for delivering water to households and for fire fighting purposes. The tanker is available only for use by Fire Departments within the Municipality.

 

Water Supply Upgrade – Lending Program By-law
The Water Supply Upgrade – Lending Program By-Law makes provision for an owner of a Qualifying Property located within the Municipality of Barrington to apply to the Municipality for financing of a Water Supply Upgrade to the property.
A Water Supply Upgrade could include the construction of a new dug or drilled well or an upgrade to an existing well that is required to source water for the property. Upgrades may also include the installation of cisterns, water from fog systems, greywater collection or other containers that are installed for the purpose of the supply, use and conservation of water.
For more information on this program, please call the Municipal Office at 902-637-2015.


Fire Departments within the Municipality of the District of Barrington have put the following measures in place to help residents who are dealing with a lack of water due to the dry conditions that we have been facing this summer.

Woods Harbour Shag Harbour Fire Department
If you live in the Woods Harbour Shag Harbour fire coverage area they will deliver water to you.
During business hours for water call West Nova Fuels at 902-723-2455.
Call this number any time and leave a voice mail 902-635-3000 or call 902-723-0084 or text 902-635-0034
Your message must have your name, phone number and civic address.
Water will be delivered most evenings.
You must have your own container in place for us to dump the water in.
We will not dump water into a well.
When the water is delivered you must sign a waiver.
The water is NON-POTABLE. NOT FOR DRINKING.

 

Water at the Woods Harbour Shag Harbour Fire Hall.
A water hose is located at the hall but you must contact a member to get access.
The water is NON-POTABLE. NOT FOR DRINKING.

Island & Barrington Passage Fire Department
If you live in the Island & Barrington Passage fire coverage area they will deliver water to you.
Call this number and leave a text message or voice mail 902-635-1947.
Call this number and leave a voice mail 902-745-0228.
Your message must have your name, phone number and civic address.
Water will be delivered on Wednesdays only.
You must have your own container in place for us to dump the water in.
We will not dump water in a well.
When the water is delivered you must sign a waiver.
The water is NON-POTABLE. NOT FOR DRINKING.

Water at the Island & Barrington Passage Fire Hall.
A water hose will be left outside through the large front door on the far left.
The water is NON-POTABLE. NOT FOR DRINKING.

Barrington/Port La Tour Fire Department
If you live in the Barrington/Port La Tour fire coverage area they will deliver water to you.
Call this number and leave a text message or voice mail 902-635-4019.
Your message must have your name, phone number and civic address.
Water will be delivered on Wednesdays only.
You must have your own container in place for us to dump the water in.
We will not dump water in a well.
When the water is delivered you must sign a waiver.
The water is NON-POTABLE. NOT FOR DRINKING.

 

Water at the Barrington/Port La Tour Fire Hall.
A water hose will be left outside in front of the building.
The water is NON-POTABLE. NOT FOR DRINKING.

The Clyde Area Community Centre (formerly the Port Clyde Fire Hall) has a hose out by the side door where residents can fill containers of water for their use. This water is non-potable and not to be used for drinking.

Please remember that the following services are also in place for those residents who are dealing with a lack of water due to the drought:
- Showers are available at the Sandy Wickens Memorial Arena - during hours of operation.
- Washers are available for use at the Barrington Ground Search and Rescue Building, in Barrington Passage - Monday to Friday 5 pm to 9 pm
- Non-Potable water supply is available at Sherose Island. This water is not safe for drinking.


Council is seeking help from other sources to maintain a potable water supply should our situation worsen.
Council and staff would ask that you check on your friends and neighbours, especially those most vulnerable, to ensure that everyone is finding access to drinking water.

Name Our Park Contest

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Name Our Park Contest! 

Barrington Municipal Council is looking for your help to name our park located in Lower Clark's Harbour, (the former location of Geneva's Restaurant)!

Tell us your name idea, why you think we should name it that, and your entry may be the winner! 

You can post your entry on our Facebook page, private message our Facebook page, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop off your entry at our office. 

All Entries must be received by 4:30PM on October 2, 2018.