The News (New Glasgow) : 2019-01-10



PICTOU COUNTY A8 • THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2019 NGNEWS.CA Municipality of the County of Pictou Municipal Grants Requests for Funding Municipal Grant Applications for the 2019/20 fiscal period are now available from the Municipal Administration Building, 46 Municipal Drive, Pictou, during normal business hours by calling 485-4311 or 752-1530. Funding awarded under this policy is intended for community-based programs and services which replace, supplement, or compliment a municipal mandate and provide benefits to one or more Council district or the entire Municipality. February 28th Applications must be returned no later than so that they can be assessed in preparation for the 2019/20 General Operating Budget. This process assists in ensuring that sufficient funds are budgeted for grant purposes. Consideration of funding requests received after the approval of the General Operating Budget will be limited to the availability of unallocated funds until such time as they are exhausted. Municipal Grant funding does not replace money available under the Municipality’s Recreation Program or Municipal Services Grant Program and applicants who are accustomed to receiving funds from both of these programs are encouraged to contact the Recreation Coordinator or their Municipal Councillor for further information and assistance. Chad Transit is available now for Charter Trips within Pictou County and beyond. Applicants who received funding in 2018/19 and who do not complete and return their Municipal Grant Reporting Form by March 31, 2019 may be considered ineligible for further grant funding. Interested applicants may obtain a copy of the Municipality’s Municipal Grants Program Policy and application form from our website at (click on the green “Available Grants” tab at the right side of our Home Page for the application form) Brian Cullen Chief Administrative Officer Municipality of the County of Pictou PO Box 910 (46 Municipal Drive) Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 928-1234 Call today for more information Visit 7725716 7734811 Weddings, Corporate Events, Truro, Halifax, Jost Wineries, SugarMoon Farms, or just a night out with friends. CHAD Transit is here for you.

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