In 1995, the government of Nova Scotia sought to reduce the number of incorporated towns and cities in the province through amalgamation. Fire and emergency services commission: Deputy Mayor Earlene MacMullin, Gordon MacDonald, Glenn Paruch, Darren Bruckschwaiger, Lorne Green. The municipality was created in 1995 through the amalgamation of eight municipalities located in Cape Breton County. CBC News, October 20, 2012. Amanda McDougall has been elected mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality in the 2020 municipal election. Here is a list of confirmed or rumored candidates running for CBRM council positions in October 2016. District 7 is another of those CBRM districts with an incumbent of longstanding — Ivan Doncaster was a member of what I am calling “The Class of ’95” in a desperate attempt to have it catch on, that is, a member of the very first post-amalgamation CBRM council. You can send a private message or post a comment below. Both men are great community members. Cape Breton Regional Municipality also referred to as CBRM, is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island. 114 talking about this. The new direction comes 15 months after the CBRM council approved its own pay raise in a move to offset federal tax changes that eliminated the tax-free status on one-third of … Let's do the list in reverse order from least likely to most likely to become mayor of the CBRM in 2020: TIE #11, #12: Ivan Doncaster and Esmond "Blue" Marshall. Cape Breton Regional Municipality has struggled with its livestreaming technology, making virtual council meetings difficult, but its IT director says a solution may be at hand. The first item of official business will be to elect a deputy mayor who will most likely come from the returning group of four councillors — Darren Bruckschwaiger, Eldon MacDonald, Earlene MacMullin and Gillespie. Some are reoffering in October. In 1995, the government of Nova Scotia sought to reduce the number of incorporated towns and cities in the province through amalgamation. She became the first woman to serve as mayor in Cape Breton. Since … According to the 2006 Census of Canada, CBRM's population is 102,250. Simple and straightforward — Find the information you're looking for quickly and easily. In 1995, the government of Nova Scotia sought to reduce the number of incorporated towns and cities in the province through amalgamation. — Rookie CBRM councillor Cyril MacDonald is in for a busy term after being named to five different committees and boards. According to the 2006 Census of Canada, CBRM's population is 102,250. Steve Gillespie, who was absent from the official swearing-in ceremony earlier this month. Many of the committees and boards also require representative from either the province, the general citizenry and CBRM staff. The 27-year-old councillor will sit on the CBRM charter ad hoc committee, Pitu’paq, the Nova Scotia solid waste management regional chairs committee, the audit committee and the fences arbitration board. Eleven, or just under 25 per cent of the 49 candidates for council, are women. The Civic Centre in Sydney is shown in this file photo. With public health restrictions keeping use of the CBRM council chamber on ice, the municipality’s new mayor has engineered a plan to hold the first meeting of the newly-elected council at Centre 200. Heritage advisory committee: Eldon MacDonald, Glenn Paruch, James Edwards, Kenny Tracey; Darren O’Quinn. Sydney, NS. Council will have the final say on what allowances and restrictions will be in the new policy. David Jala ([email protected]) Published: Jan 23 at 3:31 p.m. The contentious issue centres around how Cape Breton Regional Municipality councillors are compensated for duty-related travel in their own vehicles. — Rookie CBRM councillor Cyril MacDonald is in for a busy term after being named to five different committees and boards. The information provided is based on our current records and we do not accept responsibility if the information is incorrect. Earlene MacMullin will serve as the Cape Breton Regional Municipality’s deputy mayor for at least the next year. CBRM charter ad hoc committee: Earlene MacMullin, Cyril MacDonald, Steve Gillespie, James Edwards, Darren O’Quinn, Lorne Green. CBRM council will see at least a 50 per cent turnover as half of the 12 councillors elected in the 2016 vote are not seeking re-election. NS solid waste management regional chairs committee: Cyril MacDonald, REN liaison and oversight committee: Earlene MacMullin, Steve Parsons, CBRM youth committee: Kenny Tracey, Darren O’Quinn. As of 2016 the municipality has a population of 94,285. He has served multiple but not continuous terms and is offering again this fall. 1 being least likely, and 10 being most likely. Welcome to the CBRM website. This is a list of mayors of Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada.The region's first mayor John Coady was elected in 1995 when the region was created by the province through amalgamation of the previous municipal units. Premium content. Nominations for the election of Cape Breton Regional Municipality mayor and council officially open today, but the usual process has changed, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fences arbitration: Cyril MacDonald, Earlene MacMullin (alternate). Coun. If you have any issues or concerns please feel free to give me a call 902-574-1822! DAVID JALA/CAPE BRETON POST A A The contentious issue centres around how Cape Breton Regional Municipality councillors are compensated for duty-related travel in their own vehicles. Neither are well suited to be councillors in an era when council is expected to play a role in economic development, and evaluate more complex issues. Library board: Darren O’Quinn, Eldon MacDonald, Glenn Paruch. It is the second largest municipality in the province. It is the second largest municipality in the province. Updated: Feb 19 at 1:50 p.m. Council’s recently named nominating committee put together the list, which was then approved by council at its December meeting held Tuesday. All rights reserved. David Jala ([email protected]) Published: Nov 28, 2019 at 6:03 p.m. Municipal council is scrapping a controversial expense claim option in favour of what some elected officials say is a more transparent and accountable method of travel compensation. According to the 2006 Census of Canada, CBRM's population is 102,250. SYDNEY — A bakery, a church, a community hall and a waterfront area have been added to the list of registered Cape Breton Regional Municipality heritage properties. CBRM councillors to ask province if municipality got fair financial shake in 1995 amalgamation. "Clarke and new CBRM council sworn in". Along with MacDonald, all of the other 11 councillors found their names on one of the 11 internal and external committees and boards requiring council representation. We are all CBRM; Mayor and councillors (and you, the public) MUST work together supporting the interests of their respective districts with the whole CBRM’s best interest in the forefront. Sorry you must be at least 19 years of age to consume this content. Note: Feature photo depicts 2012-2016 elected council. Cape Breton Regional Municipality also referred to as CBRM, is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island. Voters in Cape Breton Regional Municipality will have a total of 55 candidates to choose from to fill 12 council seats and the mayor's chair in October. Councillors say a new policy, which has yet to be drafted, must include a clearly defined list of what is and is not eligible for compensation. To go further, we (the CBRM) must also champion and lobby for the entire community of … Please send additional candidates, missing info, or notice of incorrect info to me, and I will update it. A partner of the Municipal Website Venture.Copyright © Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Pitu’paq: Cyril MacDonald, Steve Parsons. Sydney, NS. Cape Breton Regional Municipality also referred to as CBRM, is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island. Steve Gillespie, who was absent from the official swearing-in ceremony earlier this month. In the 2016 election, 10 of the 46 council candidates were women. Cape Breton Regional Municipality, often referred to as simply CBRM, is the Canadian province of Nova Scotia's second largest municipality and the economic heart of Cape Breton Island. New Cape Breton MPs meet with CBRM mayor, councillors and staff for first time. CBRM councillors to ask province if municipality got fair financial shake in 1995 amalgamation David Jala (david.jala@cbpost.com) Published: Jan 23 at 3:31 p.m. Cape Breton Region Council - Councillors City Hall 320 Esplanade Sydney, NS B1P 7B9Canada, Administrative Assistant -Stacy BoutilierTel: 902.563.5777 or 902.563.5778Fax: 902.563.5779E-mail: slboutilier@cbrm.ns.ca. References "Cecil Clarke wins mayoral bid in Cape Breton". It is the second largest municipality in the province. Police commission (3): Steve Gillespie, James Edwards, Eldon MacDonald. Cape Breton Post, November 5, 2012.; External links. 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