Public meetings to be held

Media Release: 
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Review of school board electoral boundaries and number of school board electoral districts

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, as required by the Nova Scotia Education Act, must apply to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board every eight years to confirm or change the number and boundaries of electoral districts for the elected members of the school board. 

To assist in CCRSB’s application to the Utility and Review Board regarding the number of and boundaries for electoral districts, later this spring, interested members of the public are invited to attend any of four upcoming public meetings. 

Colchester County Meeting 
Date: Monday, March 7, 2016 
Location: CCRSB Central Office boardroom, 60 Lorne Street, Truro
Time: 6:30 pm

Pictou County Meeting 
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Location: Celtic Family of Schools Office, 2561 Westville Road, Westville 
Time:  6:30 pm 

Cumberland County Meeting 
Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 
Location: Chignecto Family of Schools Office boardroom, 84 Church Street, Springhill  
Time:  6:30 pm

Municipality of East Hants Meeting 
Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016 
Location: Nova Family of Schools Office boardroom, 224 Hwy 214, Suite 101, Elmsdale 
Time:  6:30 pm 

These meetings will allow the public to gain information about how the school board’s electoral boundaries are currently determined, and to provide their input into how these boundaries and the number of electoral districts could be determined for the future.  

Members of the public interested in making a written submission may do so via regular mail to Debbie Buott-Matheson, Communications Manager at 60 Lorne Street, Truro, NS B2N 3K3; by email to buottmathesond@ccrsb.ca or fax to 902-897-8989.

For more information about CCRSB’s electoral districts please visit Our Board.

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board is comprised of 17 board members and 2,700 staff all striving to develop independent, lifelong learners in a student-centered environment, with high expectations for all. CCRSB serves over 20,000 students from Primary to Grade 12, throughout the counties of East Hants, Colchester, Cumberland and Pictou.

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For more information, contact:

Debbie Buott-Matheson, Communications Manager 
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board 
Office: 902-897-8911
Cell: 902-956-8079
buottmathesond@ccrsb.ca 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChignectoCRSB
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCRSB_Official