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News & Events
Video courtesy of Ben Cummings
Dealing with Wild Parsnip
For accurate and up-to-date information on the Coronavirus, please visit the provincial and federal government websites:
Click HERE for the Provincial Guidance Document of General Public Health Measures During COVID-19 Recovery for residents and businesses as of April 26.
Click HERE for a Federal and Provincial resource summary from MP Richard Bragdon as of May 15.
Click HERE for a Federal and Provincial programs summary and contact information for the various agencies as provided by the Province of New Brunswick as of April 1.
April 1: WVRSC confirm recycling pickups will continue. Click HERE for full details on safe recycling practices for yourself and collection crews.
Help line established to assist people in self-isolation:
The provincial government has partnered with the Canadian Red Cross to support New Brunswickers affected by the requirement to self-isolate. This service is available to all residents and visitors.
The Canadian Red Cross can assist people in accessing a wide range of supports and services. People who have issues or concerns should call 1-800-863-6582.
March 23 Update:
A toll-free information line and email address have been set up by the Province to help answer non-health related questions, including questions about compliance with the state of emergency. The number, 1-844-462-8387, is operational seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concerns about workplace safety should continue to be directed to WorkSafeNB at 1-800-999-9775.
As restrictions change regarding which types of businesses may remain open, any clarifications needed should be addressed to the Business Navigator Line at 1-833-799-7966.
Zoning By-law and Municipal Plan
WSP have been hired by the Town to provide a review of the Municipal Plan By-law No. 12 and Zoning By-law No. 13A, and recommended changes following several stakeholder engagement sessions, public consultation, public survey results, and feedback from Council.
The third reading will be considered by Council at the July 14 Council meeting.
Please click below to view the various documents:
Town Council Meeting
Florenceville-Bristol Town Council meets the second Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is Tuesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at the Town Office located at 19 Station Road.
If anyone would like to address Council at a meeting, please contact Michelle Derrah at 506-392-6763 ext 200 at least one week in advance to be added to the agenda.
Click HERE to view the July 14 agenda.
The Friendly Calls Program provides regular, pre-scheduled calls to individuals who are feeling isolated due to the pandemic. The service is provided as a routine safety check and to reduce loneliness. In some cases staff and volunteers will connect callers with resources available to them in their community to further assist. This service is available to everyone over the age of 19 ( legal age of majority).
If you or a loved one are feeling isolated or lonely due to COVID-19, contact us at 1-833-729-0144 Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. AST to register.
Trained Red Cross personnel will then arrange to call you at regular mutually agreed times in English or French.
If desired, we can also provide contacts for other support services in your community.
Volunteers and staff are trained in a variety of areas including psychological first-aid to support themselves and others coping with the effects of emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing types of stress.
The Town Office located at 19 Station Road will be open to the public starting May 28, 2020. Please follow the posted safety protocols when entering the building. You are welcome to wear a face mask, but it is not required.
The Northern Carleton Civic Centre (NCCC), Community Hall, and Fire Hall still remain closed to the public.
RECYCLING AND GARBAGE PICKUP COMBO WEEKS EXTENDED!!!
Due to the positive response from residents, the Town of Florenceville-Bristol will continue to have garbage picked up curbside on Recycling Week throughout the winter months! On Recycling Week, there will be one truck picking up recycling and one truck picking up garbage, so please continue to keep them separate. Please have your items curbside by 7am to ensure pickup. Click here for the 2020 Recycling Calendar, as well as a snapshot of what can go in your recycle bin.