IMPORTANT NOTICE!

The next meeting of the Malpeque Bay Community Council
is Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7PM held at
the Spring Valley Hall, Spring Valley.

Following the business of the meeting the Agenda will include Johanna Kelly from the Kensington North Watershed Group who will be making a presentation to Council and Residents and will be available for questions.

From left to right...Wayne Crosby, Herb Clark, Ghislaine Duplain,
Paul Brown, Brian McKinnon and Ted Andrews



The 2019 Malpeque Bay Community Councillors are:
  • Paul Brown, Mayor - 902-432-4704
  • Herb Clark, Deputy Mayor - 902-888-9645
  • Ghislaine Duplain, Councillor - 902-388-1442
  • Ted Andrews, Councillor - 902-888-9608
  • Brian McKinnon, Councillor - 902-598-8531
  • Wayne Crosby, Councillor - 902-448-3203
  • McCarvill Joanne - Administrator 902-836-5029
  • Email: communityofmalpequebay@gmail.com

    The Municipal tax rate for the fiscal year 2019-2020 remains at 6 1/2 cents per $100 of assessed value.

    Council meets six times a year and receives a small stipend. Some of the items the former Council was working on includes the completion of our Official Plan, the development of an Emergency Measures Plan and is researching options that may be available to the community to bring reliable internet to all residents of Malpeque Bay.

    We would like to hear your ideas. If you are interested in being part of your community council, please contact Joanne McCarvill at 902-836-5029 or email communityofmalpequebay@gmail.com.

  • COMMUNITY UPDATE

    Long River Farms has withdrawn its request to close the Hanna Road.



    IRRIGATION PONDS

    The construction of irrigation ponds is unregulated by the the Department of Community, Land and Environment (CLE) but in order to help guide farmers CLE, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Potato Board, and the Federation of Agriculture worked together to develop this - guidance document.



    THESE IMPORTANT BYLAWS WERE ADOPTED AT
    THE APRIL 11TH OPEN COUNCIL MEETING:


    Remuneration Bylaws

    Grants Bylaws

    Tax Rate Bylaws

    Reserve Funds Bylaws


    RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF MALPEQUE BAY
    PROJECT IS UNDER WAY

    The Community of Malpeque Bay has hired Brooke Johnson, a summer student to begin work on an exciting project to connect members of our community.

    The aim of the project is to contact as many of our residents as possible in order to create an accurate data base of names, civic and email addresses.

    The purpose is to provide our residents with up to date information on Council meetings, municipal elections and guidelines, new municipal changes, EMO information and opportunities for funding community projects that may be available to residents and local businesses.

    We have been asked by residents (including seasonal residents) to keep the Community informed on these important matters.

    If you would like to provide your information directly to Council please email us at communityofmalpequebay@gmail.com or call us at 902-836-5029. Please include your name, civic and email address. Your information will remain confidential and will not be made available to any third party.

    Remember, our Community boundaries include Baltic, Darnley, Hamilton, Indian River, Malpeque, Sea View and Spring Valley.

    In order to facilitate the creation of the data base and in the interest of safety we are asking for volunteers to canvass the community with Brooke. We already have a volunteer from Baltic who will canvass with Brooke. If you live in one of the other districts and are interested in helping out, please call or email before June 20, 2018.



    Community Funding Available

    All applications must meet the criteria listed on the schedules.
    For further information contact Joanne McCarvill 902-836-5029
    or one of the Members of Council.


    Why PEI?


    THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF MALPEQUE BAY
    includes the seven school districts of Baltic, Darnley, Hamilton, Malpeque, Indian River, Sea View and Spring Valley.


    Farming, fishing and tourism make up a large part of the local industries.

    The lovely beaches along the shores are a huge drawing point to tourists around the world.

    There is an abundance of quality accommodations, golf courses, fresh local seafood, Malpeque oysters, lobster, mussels & fresh organic vegetables. Life is good, so come and stay in Malpeque Bay!

    Malpeque Bay is one of 36 sites in Canada, designated as Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites). It is a coastal lagoon system protected from the open sea (Gulf of St. Lawrence) by a 25-km long coastal sandspit and dune formation.

    The Bay is a nesting site for the globally threatened wader, the "Piping Plover". It is also an important staging area for very large numbers of geese and ducks during spring and autumn migration periods. For more information about Birding on P.E.I. , click here.




    To request a copy of the P.E.I.
    Visitors Guide & Highway Map,
    Value Vacations & Coupon Book.
    CLICK HERE


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