The Town of Oxford gave first reading to three bylaws.
Canine Control Bylaw 2022-12-19
Election Deposits Bylaw 2022-12-19-2
Winter Snow Clearing and Parking Bylaw 2023-01-17
Copies of the draft bylaws are available on the Town of Oxford Website under the tab for Bylaws and Policies. They are also available for review at the Town Office located at 105 Lower Main Street, Oxford NS.
If you have any questions or would like to speak to Council regarding any of these bylaws, call 902-447-2624 so arrangements can be made before February 17, 2023.
Second reading for each of these three bylaws is scheduled for Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 6 pm in Council Chambers located at 105 Lower Main Street, Oxford NS.
Thanks to the support of the Provincial Government, another Dream Business Program is again being offered here in Nova Scotia and this time we are offering the participants a chance at winning a $1000 cash prize upon completion of the program!
The Dream Business Program provides those with a business idea valuable tools and resources to help them figure out their business model. Participants will receive 1:1 coaching opportunities and the ability to share ideas, learn from other entrepreneurs, and become part of the Mashup Community, which provides continued support after the Program's completion.
You can find us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram to share any of our posts on your social channels, or if you’d like to reach out to your residents directly, they can find information and register on our website at https://mashuplab.ca/nova-scotia/.
If you'd like to learn more about the Dream Business Program, please consider attending the information session Andrew Button, our founder, is hosting on Zoom from noon – 1 pm on Tuesday, January 17th.
Thank you for helping us unleash rural potential by turning dreams into realities!
Industry, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is offering eligible businesses $2,400 non-repayable grant money to adopt e-commerce strategies and grow digitally.
This is part of a $4 billion, 3-year program rolling out across Canada.
The main eligibility criteria are that:
*You’re a registered for-profit company.
*You’re a consumer facing business, which means that your sales are not exclusively business-to-business (you can still sell B2B, just not ONLY B2B).
A) You have at least one employee (other than an owner) on payroll, who has been on payroll for at least 3 months when you apply.
B) Your business has generated gross revenue of $30,000 or more during the last 12 months
*You are committed to growing your business through e-commerce for at least 6 months.
*You cannot be a franchise, corporate chain, multi-level marketing company, or real estate brokerage
Funds are readily available, and the application process is quite quick. You apply and – assuming you’re eligible – you have a meeting with an e-commerce advisor to discuss what you’d like to do and how you’d like to spend the money, and then move forward from there.
Here is the website to apply.
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TOWN OF OXFORD, NOVA SCOTIA
Public Works Operator/Labourer 2 Position – temporary position (has potential to turn into a full-time position)
The Town has a temporary vacancy that may turn into a regular full-time position in the Public Works Department for a PW Operator/Labourer 2. The position reports directly to the Public Works Supervisor and is responsible to perform duties related to the operation and maintenance of the Town’s water utility, wastewater, infrastructure, general operations, and winter maintenance.
The successful candidate must have a Grade 12 diploma or equivalency, valid class 5 drivers’ licence, be physically able to do manual labour as required, and work well within a team environment. The normal work week is from Monday to Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, with some overtime or call out required. This position is subject to all Provincial and Municipal Occupational Health and Safety rules and regulations. Based on experience, skills, and education the wage range is between $18.54 - $22.27 per hour.
Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume outlining their experience and skills, by 3:30 pm on January 4, 2023, to:
Linda Cloney, CAO
105 Lower Main Street
PO Box 338
Oxford, NS B0M 1P0