Reminder: Holiday Garbage Collection Changes

Important Notice: Water shut off for Patrick Street

Important Notice for Residents on Patrick Street:
Due to an unplanned repair, there is a water shut off for residents of Patrick Street.
Repairs are anticipated to by completed by 5 p.m.
We will update if any changes to the timeframe are expected.

NOTICE: Christmas Tree Lighting POSTPONED

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Town of Carbonear Christmas Tree Lighting event is postponed and rescheduled to next Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 7 p.m.

NOTICE: WATER SHUT OFF for Friday, November 26, 2021

NOTICE: WATER SHUT OFF for tomorrow, Friday, November 26, 2021

Water will be shut off for planned repairs tomorrow, Friday, November 26, 2021 starting at 9 a.m.

This water shut off will affect households between Valleyview Heights and Fortune Road.

Repairs are anticipated to be completed by 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Updates will be provided if there are any changes in completion time.

Connect Carbonear!

CONNECT  CARBONEAR

Help us stay better connected with you!

Register your email address with us to receive relevant newsletters, updates and events.

To register your contact info, fill out the form at this link:  Connect Carbonear

Or call the Town office: 709-596-3831

 

Metals Collection Dates for November and December 2021

 

 

Congratulations to all Provincial Scholarship Program recipients!

Congratulations to all Provincial Scholarship Program recipients!

Scholarship Award Winners:

Hannah Doyle, Carbonear Collegiate:
Electoral District Scholarship 2021
Carbonear-Trinity-Bay de Verde

Erica Thoms, Carbonear Collegiate
Centenary for Responsible Government Scholarship
Carbonear-Trinity-Bay de Verde

 

 

Proposed Municipal Plan and Development Regulations Amendment

The Town Council of Carbonear is considering an amendment to the Carbonear Municipal Plan and Development Regulations.  In accordance with Section 14 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, Council is seeking input from residents on the proposed amendment.

Council wishes to amend the Municipal Plan to allow childcare centres in areas designated for light industrial uses.  A corresponding amendment to the Development Regulations will add Childcare as a Discretionary Use in the Light Industrial land use zone, subject to conditions.

Residents are requested to notify Council in writing, mail, facsimile or email, by November 25, of any concerns or comments on the proposed amendment.

For further information, or to view the proposed amendments, contact the Council office at

P.O Box 999, 256 Water Street
Carbonear, NL A1Y 1C5
Tel: (709) 596-3831, Fax: (709) 596-5021
Email: [email protected]

 

Public Notice: Discretionary Use 10 Kim’s Lane

PUBLIC NOTICE

Discretionary Use                                                               

The Town of Carbonear is in receipt of an application to operate a mobile marine repair and maintenance business. A home office will be located at 10 Kim’s Lane only and the business operation take place at no specific address. This application is being considered as a discretionary use in a Residential Medium Density Zone. For further information on the application, please contact the Town Office at 709-596-3831 or by emailing [email protected].

Anyone with objections or representations must provide a signed written statement, including your name and street address to the Town of Carbonear no later than

2pm, Thursday,  November 25, 2021.

Ms. Cynthia Davis, Chief Administrative Officer

Town of Carbonear P. O. Box 999, Carbonear, NL      A1Y 1C5

Tel:  596-3831       Fax: 596-5021 E-mail: [email protected]

Discretionary Notice 10 Kims Lane

 

Welcome Carolyn Griffin! Welcoming Community Connections Coordinator!

Welcome Carolyn Griffin!
 
Carolyn has been hired as the Welcoming Community Connections Coordinator.
 
Funding for this position has been provided through the Newfoundland and Labrador Settlement, Integration, and International Student Engagement Program with the Department of
Immigration, Population Growth and Skills, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
 
Keep an eye on our website and social media accounts for more news and updates on the Welcoming Community Connections!

Boil Water Advisory

BOIL WATER ADVISORY
Town of Carbonear

Please be advised that a Boil Water Advisory is immediately in effect due to a break in the main water line.
This advisory will be in effect until further notice.

Residents will be advised through our social media accounts and the Town website (Carbonear.ca)

 

Consumers are advised to bring water that you might ingest to a

rigorous rolling boil for one (1) minute.

 

 

Water shut off for Town of Carbonear

Notice: Water Shut Off for the Town of Carbonear
Due to ongoing repairs, the water will be shut off for all of the Town of Carbonear at 12:30 p.m.
Estimated to continue until early evening.
There will be a boil water advisory in place until further notice once water service has been returned.
We will provide updates on social media when they are available.

Notice: Water Leak affecting residents on the north side of the Town.

Important Notice Update: Water leak
The Town crew have found the leak and are working to repair it.
Residents on the north side of Carbonear will continue to experience little or no water until the leak repair is completed.
We apologize for the inconvenience and will provide updates when they are available.

Latest episode of The Bed Night Lunch Podcast has been uploaded!

The third episode of Season 2 of the Bed Night Lunch has been uploaded!

Join Jessica and Jacob as they listen to Carbonear resident and Royal Canadian Legion Carbonear member, Leslie Forward, share stories of Carbonear soldiers through the years.

The Field of Honor and The Last Post audio provided by the Royal Canadian Legion.

If you want to catch up on any episodes you may have missed, please follow this link:

Carbonear Volunteer Fire Department arrive with their new Pumper Truck on Saturday, November 6, 2021

Town of Carbonear Regular Council Meeting Registration Info

Town of Carbonear Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 :
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email.
Due to public health guidelines, there is limited space available to view the meeting in person. These seats will be filled on a first come, first seated basis.

The Town of Carbonear is seeking a Carbonear winter scene to use in our 2021 Town of Carbonear Holiday Greetings.

The Town of Carbonear is seeking a Carbonear winter scene to use in our 2021 Town of Carbonear Holiday Greetings.

Appropriate artist credit will be acknowledged and an honorarium will be offered.

Photograph, textiles and paintings will be accepted for consideration.

Interested local artists are invited to submit their images to [email protected] by 4:30 p.m.  Monday, November 15, 2021

A selection committee will review submissions & announce the chosen image in December.

We look forward to seeing your submissions!

 

Announcement of Standing Committees and External/Liaison Committees Appointment

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the newly elected Town of Carbonear council met to discuss Standing Committees and liaison appointments for the new Council.

Standing Committees and their terms of reference are very important to the timely moving of initiatives and operation of the Town.  A Standing Committee is a consultative body that provides direction on policy development and provides recommendations for Council’s consideration.  The decisions of all committees are subject to approval by Council.

As part of the regular Council meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, the new chairs and members were announced.

 

Latest episode of the Bed Night Lunch Podcast has been uploaded!

The second episode of Season 2 of the Bed Night Lunch has been uploaded!
In this episode,  Jessica and Jacob offer a glimpse of the Ghost Hunting at Rorke Store Museum for those who dare!

During the summer of 2021, Jessica and Jacob recorded clips from the Ghost Hunting at the Rorke Store Museum. During the session, museum manager, Natalie Austin, and the summer museum students share historical info while local spiritualist, RJ, shares her impressions from a tour of the Rorke Store Museum. These Ghost Hunting sessions were open to the public following public health guidelines.

If you want to catch up on any episodes you may have missed, please follow this link:

Town of Carbonear Regular Council Meeting Registration information Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Town of Carbonear Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email
Due to public health guidelines, there is limited space available to view the meeting in person. These seats will be filled on a first come, first seated basis.

Don’t forget to get your questions in for “Ask the Mayor Monday”

Don’t forget to get your questions in for “Ask the Mayor Monday”

Email: [email protected] or you can drop off your questions at the office between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The Town of Carbonear is proud to participate in the National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) annual campaign that takes place every October promoting disability inclusion.
This years initiative, Light It Up! For NDEAM, recognizes how people who have a disability contribute immensely to businesses and their communities.

Welcome! Poseidon Fall Come Back Meet and School Sports NL 4A Boys Varsity Slo-Pitch Provincials this weekend

This weekend we have two different sporting events taking place at the Carbonear Pool and Recreation Complex.  We’ve posted on our social media and our website as well.

The events and information on each follows:

School Sports NL 4A Boys Varsity Slo-Pitch Provincials:

8 teams from across the province.

This event takes place on Friday, October 22, 2021 and Saturday, October 23, 2021 (Rain Day will be Sunday, October 23, 2021)
Friday, October 22, 2021: (on 2 fields) – games start at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 23, 2021: (on 2 fields) – games start at 9 a.m.
Championship game scheduled for Saturday, October 23, 2021

 

Poseidon Swim Club hosting Poseidon Fall Come Back Meet: 

~ 200 swimmers from around the Avalon
This event takes place on Saturday, October 23, 2021 and Sunday, October 23, 2021

Road Closure Notice for Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Road closure Notice for Wednesday, October 20, 2021:

A section of Highroad South, between Garlands Lane and Earles Lane will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 starting at 9 a.m. due to construction.

Detours will be place at Garlands Lane and Earles Lane.

Please reduce speed heading into this area, follow directions provided by flagpersons on site, and keep an eye out for crew.

NOTICE: Road Closure for Monday, October 18, 2021. Area affected is Highroad South/Saddle Hill area around Cotter’s Street intersection.

Notice:
We have a planned waterline repair happening on Monday, October 18th that will require the road to be closed. The road affected is the Highroad South/Saddle Hill area around Cotter’s Street intersection.

Tomorrow! 2nd Annual Fall Friendship Multiculturalism Walk

Reminder:
The 2nd Annual Fall Friendship Multiculturalism Walk will take place tomorrow at 11 a.m.
If adverse weather conditions occur, we will post on social media and website at 10 a.m. if the walk is postponed to next week.
We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!

Introducing…..Ask the Mayor Monday!

Traffic Delay Notice: for Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Traffic Delay Notice: Paving on Saddle Hill
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Expect traffic slowdowns as the contractor begins paving an area of Saddle Hill (from Scarlet Ridge to Noel’s Convenience).
Please drive with care, reduce speed heading into this area and follow the flag person directions.
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Job posting: Welcoming Community Initiative Program Coordinator

Welcoming Community Initiative Project Coordinator    

PDF can be found here:  Welcoming Community Project Coordinator Job Posting

The Town of Carbonear is currently accepting applications for a full-time, temporary, Coordinator to support our Welcoming Community Initiatives.

Work Hours: Full-time, 35 hours/week x 20 weeks

Hourly Rate of Pay: $16.50/hr

Position Summary:
The Welcoming Communities Initiative is a municipal driven project to address integration and retention needs in the town of Carbonear and area.  The coordinator supports the development of this project by engaging stakeholders, developing identified community initiatives, and building on diversity/inclusion training.  Members and stakeholders include, but are not limited to, schools, levels of government, professional associations, faith-based organizations, ethno-cultural organizations, and the community and social services sector.

Key duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Plan and implement identified projects including Buddy Program, Conversation Café, and others
  • Research and identify best practices and project plans that will enhance newcomers cultural and community integration and support the Welcoming Community Initiative
  • Identify, consult and collaborate with partner organizations and working groups
  • Recruit and train volunteers to assist with the project, where needed
  • Conduct evaluations and collect stories that measure and attest to the project impact in the community.

Qualifications:

–   Minimum two years of post-secondary training in community development or a related field, or equivalent experience
–   Demonstrated understanding and experience with community development processes and tools
–   Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
–   Satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal record check

Application must be submitted by close of business 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email or in person to the Town of Carbonear:

Welcoming Community Initiative Project Coordinator
Town of Carbonear
PO Box 999, 256 Water Street
Carbonear, NL  A1Y-1C5
(Telephone) 596-3831   (Fax) 596-5021
Email: [email protected]
www.carbonear.ca

Thank you for your interest. Please note we do not accept phone calls and only those candidates that are chosen to move on in the hiring process will be contacted.

Updated: Water service returned Notice: Water shut off for O’Driscolls Lane and Southside Lower Road

Notice:
Water shut off on O’Driscolls Lane and Southside Lower Road area due to emergency water main repairs.
Water is expected to be shut off for the morning.
We will provide updates.

Remaining Bulk Collection Date for area of Carbonear, south of, and including Forest Road, London Road

Reminder!
Fall Bulk Collection will finish up on October 18, 2021 for the area of Carbonear, south of, and including, Forest Road, London Road.
Bulk items must be at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day collection begins.
Monday, October 18, 2021 will also be the final date for collection of branches from damage by Hurricane Larry. Please call the office to arrange for collection prior to Monday, October 18th.

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Town office will be closed Monday, October 11, 2021 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Town office will resume regular hours on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.

 

Save the Date! Halloween Trick or Treat Trail Walk!

Reminder of Fall Bulk Garbage Collection Dates

October 1st is National Seniors Day!

Today is National Seniors Day!
October 1 of each year is National Seniors Day, which coincides with the United Nations International Day of Older Persons and is an occasion for Canadians to celebrate the profound contributions of seniors in our homes, communities and workplaces.

Town of Carbonear Municipal Election 2021 Results

The Official results for the 2021 Town of Carbonear Municipal Election are as follows: (both pdf and image)

Town of Carbonear Election Results by Zone 2021

Town of Carbonear Election Results 2021

 

TOMORROW is Election Day! Polling Booths info!

TOMORROW is Election Day!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Polling Booths are located:
Division 1:
Masonic Lodge
3 Masonic Avenue
Division 2:
Knights of Columbus
18 Adelaide Street
Division 3:
Mobile Poll
Carbonear Long Term Care Facility (Private Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion
Luxury Estates & Luxury Estates Cottages

Don’t forget! Advance Poll is Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Don’t forget!

Advance Poll is tomorrow, Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Conception Bay Regional Community Centre

Request for Proposals: Video Production Services

Request for Proposals:
Video Production Services

The Town of Carbonear is pleased to invite qualified businesses to submit a proposal for professional services to assist in shooting, producing and editing five (5) three (3) to four (4) minute long promotional videos highlighting living and working in the Town of Carbonear.

The Town of Carbonear will receive proposals by 4:00 p.m. on October 22, 2021.

Copies of the Terms of Reference are available at the Town Office or can be emailed by contacting Kerri Abbott, Economic Development and Tourism Officer.

Proposals should be in a sealed envelope and addressed to the following:
RFP– Video Production Services
Town of Carbonear
256 Water Street, P.O Box 999
Carbonear, NL A1Y 1C5
Inquiries can be made to Kerri Abbott, Economic Development and Tourism Officer at [email protected] or 709-596-3831, Ext 235

All original recorded video, music rights and graphics will remain the property of the Town of Carbonear and may not be used for purposed other than that specified herein without
permission.

Please note: Water Shut off for Friday, September 24, 2021 has ended

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2021

Carbonear, NL, September 23, 2021 –   On September 21, the Town of Carbonear council confirmed it will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2021 to honor First Nations, Innuit and Metis survivors and their families and communities.  The Government of Canada passed legislation marking September 30 as a day to recognize and commemorate the history and legacy of residential schools as part of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s’ Call to Action.

“In the spirit of reconciliation and hope, the Town of Carbonear council encourage all residents to recognize residential school survivors and their families on September 30, 2021.  I encourage all residents to show their support and learn more about the legacy of residential schools and wear orange in honour of #Everychildmatters on September 30, 2021”, says Mayor Frank Butt.

In recognition of the day the Town office and Operations and Public Works department will be closed.  The Carbonear Pool and Recreation   facility and programs will remain open.  Garbage collection will continue as scheduled.

 

NOTICE: Planned Water Shut Off for Friday, September 24, 2021 due Highroad South project

Water service will be returned at 6 p.m. this evening.  See below for water shut off notice for Friday, September 24, 2021.

WATER SHUT OFF:
Highroad South construction crew will require an extended planned water shut off.  The water shut off will start again at 9 a.m. Friday, September 24, 2021

This shut off will affect households south of Janes Ave. Area including Saddle Hill, O’Driscoll’s Lane, & South Side Lower (East of O’Driscoll’s Lane)

The shut off is expected to end by approximately 1:00 p.m.  

 

NOTICE: WATER SHUT OFF for Thursday, September 23, 2021 due to Highroad South work

Please note:
The construction crew will be completing the final connections tomorrow morning.

There will be a water shut off from 9 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m. for the area indicated below.

This shut off will affect households south of Janes Ave. Area including Saddle Hill, O’Driscoll’s Lane, & South Side Lower (East of O’Driscoll’s Lane)

Don’t forget! Advance poll this Saturday, September 25, 2021! 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Don’t Forget!

The advance poll will take place on:
Saturday, September 25, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
The advance polling booth will be located at the Conception Bay Regional Community Centre, 256 Water Street, Carbonear

Reminder: Water Shut off for Wednesday, September 22, 2021

WATER SHUT OFF:
Highroad South construction crew will require an extended planned water shut off.  The water shut off will start again at 9 a.m. Wednedsay, September 22, 2021

This shut off will affect households south of Janes Ave. Area including Saddle Hill, O’Driscoll’s Lane, & South Side Lower (East of O’Driscoll’s Lane)

The shut off is expected to end by approximately 6:00 p.m.  

 

Town of Carbonear Regular Council Meeting details for Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The next Town of Carbonear Regular Council Meeting will be held in person at the Council Chambers tomorrow, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
 
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing protocols, space is limited within the chambers to view the meeting in person.
 
The council meeting will also be available for viewing via Zoom by
registration.
 
Register in advance by 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 21, 2021 for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pZuadhhsSeiz4Q7VIX9d0Q
 
There are limited spaces available for in-person viewing. Doors will open at 5:25 p.m. to fill those available spaces.

NOTICE: EXTENDED PLANNED WATER SHUT OFF Tuesday, September 21, 2021

NOTICE: EXTENDED PLANNED WATER SHUT OFF

Highroad South construction crew will require an extended planned water shut off.

Water services should be returned to the area affected today by 6:30 p.m.

The extended planned water shut off will begin again starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20, 2021.

This shut off will affect households south of Janes Ave. Area including Saddle Hill, O’Driscoll’s Lane, & South Side Lower (East of O’Driscoll’s Lane)

The shut off for Tuesday, September 21, 2021 is expected to end by approximately 6:00 p.m.

Advance Poll details:

The advance poll will take place on:
Saturday, September 25, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
The advance polling booth will be located at the Conception Bay Regional Community Centre, 256 Water Street, Carbonear

Planned Water shut off: Monday, September 20, 2021

Highroad South construction crew will require a planned water shut off starting at 9 a.m. Monday, September 20, 2021

This shut off will affect households south of Janes Ave. Area including Saddle Hill, O’Driscoll’s Lane, & South Side Lower (East of O’Driscoll’s Lane)

The shut off is expected to end by approximately 6:00 p.m.  

Eastern Health’s online 8-week “Living with Grief Support Program.”

Eastern Health’s Pastoral Care, Ethics & Bereavement Services Department invites people grieving the loss of a loved one to join an online 8-week “Living with Grief Support Program.”

This information & support group is available in two timeslots.

The first timeslot meets by Zoom on Tuesday nights beginning October 5, 2021 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. To register and receive the Zoom link for this group, please contact Jenna King-Poirier at 777-5908, or email us at [email protected].

The second timeslot meets by Zoom on Thursday afternoons beginning October 7, 2021 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. To register and receive the Zoom link for this group, please contact Scott Parsons at 777-7611 or email us at [email protected].

 

Grief Support Group Poster

PUBLIC NOTICE Discretionary Use

PDF can be found here:  4 Bunker Hill_ Home based buusiness

PUBLIC NOTICE

Discretionary Use                                                                      

The Town of Carbonear is in receipt of an application to operate a contracting business from 4 Bunker Hill. A home office will be located at 4 Bunker Hill only and the business operation take place at no specific address. This application is being considered as a discretionary use in a Residential Medium Density Zone. For further information on the application, please contact the Town Office at 709-596-3831 or by emailing [email protected].

Anyone with objections or representations must provide a signed written statement, including your name and street address to the Town of Carbonear no later than 2pm, Thursday,  September 30, 2021.

 Ms. Cynthia Davis, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Carbonear P. O. Box 999, Carbonear, NL      A1Y 1C5
Tel:  596-3831       Fax: 596-5021 E-mail: [email protected]

PUBLIC NOTICE Discretionary Development Proposal

PDF can be found here: 147 Valley Road

PUBLIC NOTICE

Discretionary Development Proposal                                                                      

The Town is in receipt of an application to place a portable shelter on the property at 147 Valley Road. This will result in a total floor area of all accessory buildings on the lot measuring 178m2. The maximum floor area is 81m2 for a single storey accessory building. Council has the discretion to approve a total floor area of greater than the maximum provided the lot size is greater than 1400m2 and the total lot coverage does not exceed 7% of the lot size. For further information on the application, please contact the Town Office at 709-596-3831 or by emailing [email protected].

Anyone with objections or representations must provide a signed written statement, including your name and street address to the Town no later than 2:00 pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

 Ms. Cynthia Davis, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Carbonear P. O. Box 999, Carbonear, NL      A1Y 1C5
Tel:  596-3831       Fax: 596-5021 E-mail: [email protected]

Public Notice: Discretionary Development Proposal

Pdf can be found here: 50 Pike’s Lane

PUBLIC NOTICE

Discretionary Development Proposal                                                                   

The Town is in receipt of an application to construct a shed on the property at 50 Pike’s Lane.  This will result in a total floor area of all accessory buildings on the lot measuring 72m2. The maximum floor area is 50m2 for a two storey accessory building. Council has the discretion to approve a total floor area of greater than the maximum provided the lot size is greater than 1400m2 and the total lot coverage does not exceed 7% of the lot size. For further information on the application, please contact the Town Office at 709-596-3831 or by emailing [email protected].

Anyone with objections or representations must provide a signed written statement, including your name and street address to the Town of Carbonear no later than 2:00 pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

Ms. Cynthia Davis, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Carbonear P. O. Box 999, Carbonear, NL      A1Y 1C5
Tel:  596-3831       Fax: 596-5021 E-mail: [email protected]

 

Development Application Variance Request 50 Pike’s Lane

PDF can be found here: Variance – Accessory Building Height 50 Pike’s Lane

Development Application Variance Request

50 Pike’s Lane

9/15/2021

A request has been submitted requesting permission to vary the maximum height for a two-storey accessory building from 6.1 m to 6.4 m.  The Town can consider a variance that does not exceed 10% of the standards in the Development Regulations.

If you have objections or representations concerning building height, they must be received in writing in the form of a signed statement, including your name and street address to the Town Office at P.O. Box 999, Carbonear, NL A1Y 1C5 or by email to [email protected] no later than September 30, 2021 at 2 pm.

Information regarding the proposed variance request can be made to the Town Office at 709-596-3831 or by emailing [email protected].

In accordance with the Town’s policy, neighbouring properties are notified in writing by the Town of requests for variances to the development regulations.

Important Resources:

Important resources:
 
*For up-to-date forecast information visit, www.weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=nl
 
*For information on emergency preparedness, visit www.gov.nl.ca/beprepared
 
*To report any power outages and /or down power lines, visit, www.newfoundlandpower.com/outages
 
*For information on provincial road conditions, visit, www.511nl.ca or download the 511 app
 
For emergencies that require police, fire or ambulance response, call 911
 
To report urgent after hours disruptions to municipal services, such as: obstacles on the roads, road flooding, ditches backed up or flooding, sewer problems, failed or blocked culverts or other public safety hazards: call 709-596-3831 ext 234

Election Candidate Signage Notice

Election Candidate Signage Notice:
 
Please secure or remove election signage temporarily as the weather forecast indicates a Hurricane Warning is now in place for this area.
 
We are recommending this action for the safety of residents and their property.
 
We thank you in advance for your cooperation!

Storm Preparedness Notice

Storm Preparedness Notice:

As many residents are aware, Environment Canada has issued tropical storm and hurricane watches for the Avalon Peninsula.

The forecast information indicate the weather system is anticipated to track near or over the Avalon region Friday night into Saturday.
Regional forecast information is updated regularly by Environment Canada ( https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=nl ).

Residents are asked to
* Secure loose items around your house eg. Lawn furniture and clear drains and basins
* Trim branches and cut dead trees
* Be prepared—make sure you have your emergency kit prepared with food, water, batteries, a portable radio, and prescription medications for up to 72 hours in case of a power outage, or other effects of the storm (Information on emergency kits can be found here: https://www.gov.nl.ca/beprepared/be-prepared/… )
* Charge your devices

Welcome back students, teachers and staff!

Welcome back students, teachers and staff!

Have a safe Labour Day Weekend!

The Town office will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021.  The Town office will resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.

Bulk Collection Dates for Fall 2021

September 20, 2021: Carbonear (east of, & including, Bemisters Hill)

October 4, 2021: Carbonear (west of Bemisters Hill to Pondside Road & sideroads off Pondside Road)

October 18, 2021: Carbonear (south of, & including, Forest Road, London Road)

Public Notice: Discretionary Use

PUBLIC NOTICE  Discretionary Use

            PDF can be found here: Discretionary Notice_66 Columbus Drive                                                            

The Town of Carbonear is in receipt of an application to operate an office from 66 Columbus Drive. This application is being considered as a discretionary use in a Commercial Highway Zone.

Anyone with objections or representations must submit them in writing, including your name and address, no later than 2:00 pm on Thursday, September 9, 2021 to:

 

Ms. Cynthia Davis

Chief Administrative Officer

Town of Carbonear

  1. O. Box 999

Carbonear, NL      A1Y 1C5

Tel:  596-3831       Fax: 596-5021

E-mail: [email protected]

 

“Remembrance” Exhibit by Jackie Alcock Saturday, August 28 to Monday, August 30th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 163 Water Street

Stop by 163 Water Street over the next few days to see the artist exhibit “Remembrance” by Jackie Alcock.

 

Annual Block the Bus at the TC Square

The Annual Block the Bus is happening until 3 p.m. today on the TC Square parking lot.
Mayor Frank Butt presented a donation on behalf of the Town of Carbonear.

Water Shut Off for Friday, August 27, 2021

WATER SHUT OFF:
Highroad South construction crew will require a planned water shut off starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow 
Friday, August 27, 2021

This shut off will affect households south of Janes Avenue.

The shut off is expected to end at noon. (If no other unforeseen issues).  

 

 

Public Notice: Discretionary Use for 125 Columbus Drive

PUBLIC NOTICE

Discretionary Use  (PDF can be found here: 125 Columbus Drive Discretionary Use

The Town of Carbonear is in receipt of an application to operate a Massage Therapy Clinic (Rehabilitative Centre/Health Spa/Fitness Gym) from 125 Columbus Drive . This application is being considered as a discretionary use in a Commercial Highway zone.

Anyone with objections or representations must submit them in writing, including your name and address, no later than 2:00 pm on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 to:

Ms. Cynthia Davis, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Carbonear
P. O. Box 999, Carbonear, NL      A1Y 1C5
Tel:  596-3831       Fax: 596-5021
E-mail: [email protected]

 

Block the Bus 2021! Friday, August 27th at the TC Square!

Congratulations! Carbonear Islanders U14 Fastpitch team – 2021 Eastern Canadian U14 Tournament Bronze winners!

Congratulations!
The Carbonear Islanders U14 Fastpitch Boys team travelled to New Brunswick to play in the 2021 Eastern Canadian U14 Tournament and won bronze!
Congratulations to the players and coaches and safe travel home!

Notice of Road Closure for Friday, August 20, 2021

Town of Carbonear Department of Operations and Public Works

NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE:
Friday, August 20, 2021
Construction work will take place on Industrial Crescent (at the intersection with Goff Avenue)
Residents accessing Industrial Crescent will need to use Powell Drive.
Please exercise caution in the area.

 

Public Notice: Nomination of Candidates

Nominations of candidates for election to the council for the municipality of Carbonear will be received between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on September 2, 2021 at the Carbonear Council Office, Council Chambers.

Nominations shall be in writing and state the name and civic address of the candidate and shall be signed by the Proposer and Seconder both of whom shall be present together with the candidate who shall sign also signifying the candidate’s acceptance.  In the event that a candidate cannot be present for a candidate’s nomination, the candidate’s proposer and seconder can complete the required form.

If the nomination is for a candidate running as a mayor in a separate election that position should be noted on the nomination form.

Every candidate shall at the time of the candidate’s nomination, deposit with the Returning Officer, the non-refundable sum of ten dollars ($10.00) for towns.

The qualifications of a candidate for election to council are as follows:

  1. Canadian citizen who is 18 years of age or older;
  2. Ordinarily resident in the municipality or area for at least 30 days prior to the date set for the commencement of the nomination period;
  3. Not in arrears of taxes or other charges payable to the municipality; and
  4. Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates

Update on Valleyview Heights and expanded area

Update on Valleyview Heights and expanded area:

Repairs are ongoing. It is expected that it could be 7 p.m. before water is restored unless there are unforeseen circumstances that may cause further delays.

Carbonear Museums presents a Naturalist Weekend

Carbonear Museums Presents a Naturalist Weekend
Celebrating our Natural Heritage
Join us for a weekend of activities exploring biodiversity, nature, and our natural heritage. Learn about Phillip Henry Gosse, Carbonear resident and Newfoundland’s first Entomologist.
For more information or to register, please call 596-4949
Registration online can also be completed here:

Ghost Hunting at the Rorke Museum

Ghost Hunting at the Rorke Museum will take place Friday, August 13, 2021.
Pre-registration is required as space is limited.
Email [email protected] to register.
For further details call 596-4949.