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Response to Shekara Grant's Letter Open Letter

Response to Shekara Grant's Letter, from the Mayor of Shelburne, N.S.

Throughout February, communities across the province have celebrated the longstanding history of those of African descent. Visiting the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Birchtown, for the African Heritage Month proclamation, was a timely acknowledgment of how we must learn from our past to improve the future. All of us need to engage in tough conversations to understand the truths of our shared history. And not just for one month of the year.

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Tax Sale-Tuesday March 15 2021

TAKE NOTICE that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Part 6 and Amendments thereto, the following properties liable to be sold for arrears of rates, taxes and expenses due to the Town of Shelburne will be sold at Public Auction at The Shelburne Community Centre (Auditorium), 63 King Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia on TUESDAY MARCH 15, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. unless said rates, taxes, interest and expenses are paid prior to said Auction.

Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. Please plan to arrive early and note all COVID-19 protocols will be followed. (I.e. contact tracing, masks, social distancing & proot of vaccination are mandatory).

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Heating Assistance Rebate Program Open for Applications

A reminder that applications for the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) are now open for the 2021-22 heating season.
The program provides a rebate of up to $200 to low-income Nova Scotians who pay for their own heat.
To qualify for the program, the income threshold is $29,000 for one-person households and $44,000 for households with more than one person.
To apply for HARP online visit: http://www.novascotia.ca/heatinghelp. Applications are also available through Access Nova Scotia, Community Services offices and MLA offices.

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2022.

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Tax Sales - Tuesday March 15 2021

Take Notice that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Part 6 and Amendments thereto, the following properties liable to be sold for arrears of rates, taxes and expenses due to the Town of Shelburne will be sold at Public Auction at The Shelburne Community Centre (Auditorium), 63 King Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia on TUESDAY MARCH 15, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. unless said rates, taxes, interest and expenses are paid prior to said Auction.

Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. Please plan to arrive early and note all COVID-19 protocols will be followed. (i.e. contact tracing, masks, social distancing & proof of vaccination are mandatory)

Please Note: This amount may change with the addition of miscellaneous charges against the property.

AAN # PID # Description Assessed Owner Taxes, Interest & Expenses Redeemable
06408575 N/A 9 Harding Blvd.
Mobile - 1976
Prestige 14x62
SN M3860
Buchanan, Melissa $2,921.60 Yes
01907859 80144819 198 Water Street
Land Dwelling Building
Marsh, John K.
& Judy D.
$1,556.15 Yes
08417474 N/A 174 Clements Street
Mobile - 1972
General Coach 12x62
Stewart, Martin $2,566.68 Yes
08429448 N/A 173 Clements Street
Mobile - 1973
Laurentian 12x60
Serial # 961016
Swansburg, Linda $2,065.55 Yes
02418908 80143175 166 Elliot Street
Land Dwelling Garage
Young, Jordan
Rain Denison
$4,864.14 Yes

A more complete description of the properties listed above may be seen at the Town Office, 168 Water Street, Shelburne, N.S. during normal office hours up to March 14, 2022, however, we do not guarantee the accuracy of property descriptions.

Although the Town has made all reasonable efforts to confirm ownership, it does not guarantee title or boundaries of the aforementioned properties. Prospective purchasers are responsible to conduct their own searches and surveys or investigations.

TERMS:

Payment of CASH, DEBIT, BANK DRAFT, CERTIFIED CHEQUE or LAWYER’S TRUST CHEQUE to cover rates, taxes, interest, expenses PLUS costs associated to record the CERTIFICATE OF SALE AND TAX SALE DEED must be paid at the time of sale. The balance of the purchase price, if any, must be made WITHIN three (3) days of the sale by CASH, DEBIT, BANK DRAFT, CERTIFIED CHEQUE or LAWYER’S TRUST CHEQUE.

THE TOWN OF SHELBURNE makes no representation or warranties to any purchaser regarding the fitness, geophysical or environmental suitability of the land(s) offered for sale for any particular use and are being sold on an "as is" basis only.

TAKE NOTICE that Tax Sales do not in all circumstances clear up defects in title. A tax deed conveys only the interest of the assessed owner, whatever that interest may be. It is advisable to consult with a lawyer before purchasing a property.

PLEASE NOTE: Properties with less than six (6) years' taxes owing may be redeemed within six (6) months after the date of sale.

Sherry Doane
CAO