What do robins, ducks flying north and a street sweeper have in common?
They’re sure signs spring is here.
Amherst’s street sweeper came out of its winter hibernation in the Angus building after the snow from the last storm in mid-April melted. At its helm is Darrel Gautreau, whose been employed with the town since 1976.
Sewer rates and the Amherst Water Utility’s operating budget were set by Amherst town council when it met on April 29.
The utility’s operating budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year was pegged at $2,246,938. In conjunction with the setting of the budget, council released the water rates for the same period. These rates were approved by the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board in 2017.