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Grand Bank

The Town of

A rich & proud history with a promising future!

News & Events

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December 01, 2022
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October 18, 2022

Employment Opportunity

 

As a result of the retirement of the incumbent, the Town of Grand Bank is hiring a Chief Administrative Officer and is inviting anyone with knowledge of local government and a desire to improve the lives of residents and businesses to apply. Reporting to Council, the Chief Administrative Officer is responsible to manage all day-to-day operations of the Town including financial matters and public works with a view to providing quality municipal services and programs.

 

The Chief Administrative Officer will provide timely and well researched advice to Council in supporting its decision making. The Chief Administrative Officer acts as “Head” under the provision of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is the Coordinator of the Town’s Emergency Operations Centre.

 

This is a fulltime position with competitive compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications and a competitive benefits package.

 

The ideal candidate should possess a high degree of collaboration, innovation, and creativity arising from experience as an executive level manager. They will possess a good knowledge of business administration acquired through any combination of education and experience acceptable to the Town and a minimum of three (3) years managerial experience. The candidate will have knowledge and experience in municipal infrastructure which includes monitoring public works activity of the Town as well as administering municipal capital works projects.  The candidate will also be familiar with provincial legislation and policy that affects the operation of municipal government including municipal budgeting, financial management, and capital works funding programs. They will have strong interpersonal, written, oral communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft suite. Other qualities required includes, a proven reputation for building and leading strong teams, and empowering staff in the delivery of quality municipal services. The ideal candidate will possess effective relationship building skills to quickly establish credibility and trust to continually improve the experience of the taxpayer and staff.

 

Given the nature of this position and the need to respond to municipal issues in a timely manner when required, the successful candidate will be expected to reside in the Town of Grand Bank.

If you are interested in an opportunity to become part of a dedicated team, please submit a covering letter and resume including three (3) professional references electronically to dsgn61@gmail.com by 4:00 pm on November 4, 2022.The letter and resume should clearly outline how you meet the qualifications for this position and why you want to work for the Town of Grand Bank.

September 02, 2022

HAPPY RETIREMENT DR. BECKLEY

  

The Mayor, Councilors and staff joined with Dr. Beckley on the occasion of his retirement from his medical practice in Grand Bank. For many years Dr. Beckley served the people

of Fortune, Greater Lamaline Area and Grand Bank with distinction, he devoted his life to looking after and caring for others. His career impacted so many of our lives and had such a

positive effect on the whole area. Few careers are as stressful and requiring so much hard work as a doctor. Dr. Beckley was always there for us, and he can retire in the knowledge

 that he helped so many people when they required medical attention!!!!

 

We wish Dr. Beckley a long, healthy and relaxing retirement, you deserve it for all the amazing work you’ve done.

 

HAPPY RETIREMENT DR. BECKLEY, and THANK YOU from all of us, we will Miss You!!

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August 16, 2022

The Town of Grand Bank would like to inform the public that the Grand Bank Swimming Pool will be closing for the 2022 Season on Sunday, August 21st, 2022. We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your patronage and we look forward to your support in 2023.

 

Town of Grand Bank

April 27, 2022
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January 07, 2022
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December 16, 2021
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December 03, 2021
November 19, 2021
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October 28, 2021
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October 28, 2021
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October 27, 2021
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October 14, 2021
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September 07, 2021
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August 31, 2021
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June 10, 2021

Municipal Election 2021

The Municipal Election for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2021. The Town encourages all interested citizens to consider putting their name forward to serve the community in this very important and a vital role.

 

  1. Under the Municipal Elections Act a person is qualified to be nominated as a candidate for councillor who

    1. Is eligible to vote in an election held under this Act in the

municipality in which he or she is nominated to serve as a councillor;

  1. Is not in arrears of taxes or other charges payable to the municipality

          ; and

  1. Is ordinarily resident for a period of 30 days before the commencement

                 of the nomination period in the municipality.

 

  1. A candidate for the office of councillor shall be nominated by persons eligible to vote in the municipality for which he or she is a candidate.

 

  1. A nomination

    1. Shall be in writing

    2. Shall state the name and civic address of the candidate;

    3. Shall be signed by the proposer and seconder, both of whom

           shall be present together with the candidate who shall also sign

           signifying his or her acceptance; and

  1. Shall be in the required form.

 

  1. A candidate for mayor shall be nominated in the same manner as a councilor but shall run as a candidate for mayor only.

 

  1. A candidate in a town at the time of his or her nomination shall deposit a sum of $10.00 with the returning officer and that sum is not refundable.

 

The Town would like for interested citizens to note, that All Municipal Taxes must be paid in full by June 30, 2021 in order to be eligible to run for municipal council.

This is a requirement as per Section 101 (2) of the Municipalities Ac, 1999. The Town would not want to see any interested candidate disqualified over this requirement.

 

Anyone that requires additional information on the Municipal Election

should contact the Town Hall at 709-832-1600.

April 28, 2021
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April 27, 2021

ATV Regulations 2021

Public Notice

 

This is to advise, that the Town has adopted Recreational Vehicle(s) Regulations for the Community.  Those regulations are intended to make for the safe operation of those vehicles by their users, and for their safe operation on the streets of the Community where they can only be used to drive from the user’s property directly to an approved trail.

 

Please review the regulations carefully, respect the designated speed limits and other requirements of the regulations, and enjoy the great outdoors in a safe manner.

April 26, 2021
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October 23, 2020
May 28, 2020

The Town would like to inform its citizens that the Town Hall will resume normal business operations as of Monday, June 1st.  The hours of operation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

All public health measures that have been implemented by the Province during the Covid-19 pandemic will remain in full effect including the 6 ft physical distancing requirement.  The entrance leading into the main office has been marked off to ensure everyone keeps the required distance from each other.

 

We ask citizens for their co-operation, patience and understanding as we resume office operations in the safest manner possible, and in line with the public health measures in place.

 

The Town would also like to thank citizens for the strict adherence to the public health measures that has reduced the active number of Covid-19 cases in NL.  Please do not let your guard down, and continue to practice physical distancing and other measures to control the spread of Covid-19.

 

Thank You!!

November 29, 2019
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