Bulletin: Board of Directors Zoomed, and More

The Board of Directors held its first ever virtual meeting! Read our report in this week’s bulletin: https://umnb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2020_05_25-UMNB-Bulletin.pdf Past issues of the Bulletin can be found on...

Bulletin: Updates from Yard Sales to Yachts

Our latest bulletin contains an enormous update on everything from farmer’s markets to new funding opportunities, from yard sales to yachts: https://umnb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2020_05_19-UMNB-Bulletin.pdf Past issues of the Bulletin can be found on...

Bulletin: It’s Not Election Day

We’re thinking of and thanking all our municipal elected officials who are going the distance with an unprecedented fifth year added to your mandates! That and more in our most recent UMNB...

Bulletin: Update on Electronic Council Meetings

Answers to your questions, an update on electronic council meetings, and more in this week’s bulletin: https://umnb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2020_05_04-UMNB-Bulletin.pdf Past issues of the Bulletin can be found on...

Bulletin: Resolution Funding, COVID-19 Updates, and Condolences

First, our sincere condolences to the friends and family of Councillor Ralph Carr of Sussex, who passed away on April 27. Councillor Carr devoted over 30 years of his life to public service, as Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and Councillor. He will be missed. That, plus the...

Funded: Green Guide for Municipalities

In the fall of 2019 we submitted an Environmental Trust Fund application to develop a guide to GHG emissions for local governments. That request was based on a member resolution (U-19-08) passed at our 2019 Annual Conference and AGM. Today we learned that our project...

FCM Requests Emergency Federal Funding for Municipalities

FCM has released their recommendations for emergency federal funding for municipalities. The plan highlights the challenges facing municipalities – including non-recoverable losses from foregone revenues & unexpected costs – and proposes solutions. We were pleased...

Bulletin: Situational Briefing on COVID-19

UMNB participates in provincial and national situational briefings multiple time per week. Send us your questions & we’ll get you answers. Our latest notes include: Mayors’ conference call with the Premier – April 17, 2020 Updates from Situation Update with...

Bulletin: Situational Briefing on COVID-19

UMNB participates in provincial and national situational briefings multiple time per week. Send us your questions & we’ll get you answers. Our latest notes include: Financial briefing on NB economic impacts of COVID-19 Provincial updates Answers to municipal...