Cemetery Commissioners

Regular Meeting

21 June 2022



Patrick McAllister

Gary Rand

Linda Swanson



Sarah Barnett


Meeting came to order at 10:30 am


New Business

Plots and Burials

  • Deeds signed for 2 families
  • New area of West Halifax needs plot plan


  • New Approved Rates for cemetery maintenance:
    • Labour – $15/hour
    • Large mower – $25/hour
    • Other equipment – $15/hour
  • Standard invoice is being created and will be available for workers to submit hours


Restoration/ Improvements

  • Landowner at Whitneyville to be contacted about removal of trees on property line
  • Tree removal at Whitneyville and Wicks – quotes to be sought
  • West Halifax drainage and retaining wall – quotes to be sought
  • A multi-year plan for all cemeteries will be created 


Budget and Finance

  • Initial bills have come in for mowing
  • A budget will be drafted
  • Neighbouring towns will be asked for information about their budgets


Any other business

  • No other business


Meeting Adjourned at 12:45