Local Governance Reform information update regarding entity 22

Local Governance Reform information update regarding entity 22 Areas Involved: Village of Blackville, Local Service District (LSD) of Blackville, LSD of Renous/Quarryville, LSD of Derby, LSD of South Esk, LSD of North Esk, LSD of Sunny Corner. Known altogether as entity 22. Timeline of Local Governance Reform (LGR): April 6, 2021, the department of Environment…

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Adjustments made to local governance reforms after input from communities

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has made changes to its local governance restructuring plan in response to feedback from residents, stakeholders and community leaders. The timeframe for suggesting changes to the local governance restructuring ended Thursday, Dec. 16. The Department of Environment and Local Government had been accepting comments and suggestions since last month’s…

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Government releases plan to reform local governance system

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The modernization of New Brunswick’s local governance system reached a significant milestone today with the release of the government’s white paper, Working together for vibrant and sustainable communities. During the engagement phase, the government heard from hundreds of New Brunswickers requesting locally elected representation, better land-use planning and better regional collaboration. The…

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Local governance reform engagement summary released

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has released its What We Heard document, summarizing themes from feedback obtained during the local governance reform engagement process. Public and stakeholder engagement took place following the April release of a green paper on local governance reform, Working Together for Vibrant and Sustainable Communities. About 1,100 people took part…

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Public engagement sessions planned on local governance reform

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The dates for public engagement sessions on local governance reform have been announced. Interested individuals and groups are encouraged to first read the green paper entitled Working Together for Vibrant and Sustainable Communities which was released on April 6. “We hope New Brunswickers have had an opportunity to read the green paper…

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Green paper on local governance reform released; public input sought

FREDERICTON, (GNB) – The provincial government today released a green paper on local governance reform that officially transitions the reform process to the engagement phase. Working together for Vibrant and Sustainable Communities is designed to present options that will foster discussion with New Brunswickers on how to improve the local governance system. Currently, there are…

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Local governance reform process begins

FREDERICTON, (GNB) – The provincial government today launched the first of several phases in the reform of local governance. A website will provide information and foster discussion as the province embarks on modernizing the local governance system. Stakeholder engagement begins in this phase and will continue for several months. “While we are early in the…

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