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Safe Halloween 2020

With the support of local businesses, Village of Bible Hill will be hosting our 27th annual Safe Halloween event. Bible Hill children (Grade 4 and under) and their families are invited to “Trick or Treat” at the H. Douglas Boyce Village Hall.
 
The Bible Hill Safe Halloween event will take place at H. Douglas Boyce Village Hall, 69 Pictou Road, on Saturday, October 31, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, or until the treats are gone.
 
Safety precautions related to COVID-19 will be in place. Requirements for wearing masks in indoor public places need to be followed. Please wear a non-medical mask regardless of whether you wear a Halloween costume mask.
 
Let’s have a Skele-ton of Fun! 🎃
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Bicycling Laws in NS

From Bicycle NS:
 
🚴‍♀️Bicycling laws in NS:
 
  • Sidewalks: Cyclists must follow the same law as motor vehicles and use the right-hand side of the road, not the sidewalk, except for children under 16.
  • Crosswalk dismount: Even children need to dismount and become a pedestrian when crossing a crosswalk.
  • Safety gear: All riders must wear a helmet and have a bell or a horn installed.
  • Lighting: 30 minutes before sunset to 30 minutes after sunrise, you need a white light installed on the front of your bike and a red reflector on the rear.
  • Signal: You're required to use hand signals, otherwise you may be liable for any collisions.
  • You're driving a vehicle: Unless otherwise stated by law, you have to follow every rule that applies to any other vehicle.

 

Cycling Memo

Public Notice: Dedication of H. Douglas Boyce Village Hall

Public notice is hereby given that the Village Commission has designated Village of Bible Hill’s community hall and fire station building, located at 69 Pictou Road, to be known as ‘H. Douglas Boyce Village Hall’.

The naming dedication takes immediate effect, as of the resolution date, September 15, 2020.

In making the decision to dedicate the name of the community building, the Village Commission reflected on the late Mr. Boyce’s many significant contributions to the establishment and operation of local government, the fire brigade, and other community organizations, and the impacts of those efforts on building a strong and vibrant community as a whole, both during his working career and long after.  The Village Commission is proud to adopt this fitting recognition in honour of an exceptionally dedicated and impactful resident.

Read the resolution here.

 

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Expression of Interest - After School Program Leaders

Interested in working with children? Village of BIble Hill is seeking expressions of interest for After School Program Leaders.

 For more information click here.

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Public Notice: Dates set for Annual Meeting of Electors and Election of Bible Hill Village Commissioners 

Following easement of restrictions on Village annual meetings and elections made yesterday by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (see Coronavirus ©VID-19): alerts, news and data), Village of Bible Hill has established dates for holding the following public functions at Village Hall, 69 Pictou Road, Bible Hill:

  • Annual Meeting of Electors – Monday, November 9, 2020, 8:00 p.m.
  • Advance Poll – Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Election Day – Saturday, November 14, 2020, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The purpose of the annual meeting of electors is to read minutes of the last annual meeting and any subsequent special electors meeting(s), reports of Commissioners, the Auditor’s report, address business arising out of the minutes, adoption of reports, and miscellaneous business.

The following candidates have been duly nominated for election (two seats available):

  • Burke, Thomas R.
  • Clark, Justin Arnold
  • Lowe, Bradley
  • McNutt, Carvell Scott
  • Shea, Tim

To vote, a person must, as of advance poll day:

  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • be at least 18 years old;
  • have been ordinarily resident in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia for six months; and
  • be entitled to be registered on the list of electors to vote.

The attending public is asked to adhere to instructions on site and all applicable requirements of the health protection order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health. Persons interested in attending the annual meeting of electors are encouraged to reserve seating in advance by contacting the Village Office at 902.893.8083 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dates set for Annual Meeting of Electors and Election of Bible Hill Village Commissioners (PDF) 

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Bible Hill Virtual Recreation Challenge

Bible Hill Virtual Recreation Challenge

Submit a photo of you and your family or friends enjoying the outdoors and being active in Bible Hill.

Send photos to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the names of everyone in the photo.  Children will be entered in a draw to win a "Back to School" prize pack and adults will have a chance to win a recreational family pass to a local business.

Contest closes Wednesday, September 2nd at 4:30pm

Virtual Recreation Challenge