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The Municipality of the District of St. Mary's

Municipality of the District of St. Mary's
8296 Hwy #7
P.O. Box 296 Sherbrooke,
Nova Scotia, B0J 3CO

Telephone: (902) 522-2049
Fax: (902) 522-2309



The Municipality of the District of St. Mary's (rural municipality) was incorporated in 1879. It provides essential services to the everyday needs of its citizens. The Municipality is bounded by the counties of Pictou and Halifax, the Eastern Shore of the Atlantic Ocean and the Municipality of Guysborough.

The Municipal Government Act (MGA) required every municipality to conduct a boundary review and apply to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) in 2015 to "confirm or alter the number and boundaries of polling districts and numbers of Council."

The Municipality will retain 7 districts, but all of the boundaries of these districts have been altered. You will find a link to the new electoral district map below and November 2015 decisions of the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. These seven polling districts, which are represented by seven councillors who are elected for a four year term. Following municipal elections, the seven elected officials are nominated and voted for the various council positions. This takes place at the the first regular monthly meeting of Council after the Municipal Elections.  

Electoral Districts

UARB Decision Polling Districts

The Municipal Elections Act authorizes municipal council elections. The Education Act authorizes school board elections. The link below will help anyone interested in the electoral process, or those considering volunteering or running for public office. 

Council Meetings:

Regular monthly meetings of the St. Mary's Municipal Council are held on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. with the exclusion of December & August.

Next Council Meeting: Monday December 10th, 2018 at 7pm

Next Committee of the Whole Meeting: Wednesday January 2nd, 2019 at 1pm