COVID-19 Outbreaks Plunge Moncton and Campbellton Regions Back to Orange Status (Sep. 9, 2020)

Entering Thanksgiving weekend, two regions of New Brunswick have been pushed back to the Orange level (2nd Phase) of the Coronavirus Recovery Plan, while the rest of the province remains cautiously at the Yellow stage (3rd Phase). Public Health announced on Oct. 9th that there were 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Zone 5, which is the Campbellton region, and one new case in Zone 1, the Moncton region. Outbreaks of the coronavirus were recently detected in both regions, including at the Manoir Notre-Dame special-care home in Moncton's Elmwood Drive area. Just the day before, it was announced by the Province that wearing facemasks in public places is now mandatory, which has since been clarified to include both indoor and outdoor public spaces. As for New Brunswick as a whole, this puts the number of active cases at 37, which include three hospitalizations. Since the beginning of this global pandemic, there have been 238 cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick, including two deaths and 199 recoveries.

For all of the details and impacts of this Recovery Plan setback in Zones 1 and 5 refer to the NB Public Health news release found at the link_here.

COVID-19: Another 17 Cases in Moncton Outbreak (Oct. 7, 2020)

There are now 22 active cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick with the Oct. 7th announcement of 17 new cases of the Coronavirus. These new cases are linked to the outbreak at Moncton’s Manoir Notre-Dame special-care home, at which two cases were announced the previous day (press release with full details). The positive cases are all staff and residents of the manor, or their close contacts, and all are self-isolating. Two of the patients have been hospitalized. As part of NB Public Health’s continued response to the outbreak, a clinical care team on-site has tested 153 residents and staff, and has started contact tracing. Meantime, two places identified by Public Health for potential public exposure are the Moncton Costco Optical Centre and the Moncton St-Hubert restaurant. Anyone who has been to either spot since Thursday, Oct. 1st should self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days and, if any COVID-19 symptoms appear, proceed to self-isolate and contact 811 to arrange for testing. Since the onset of the global pandemic there have been 222 cases of the Coronavirus in New Brunswick, of which two proved fatal. There have been 198 recoveries.

UPDATE (Oct. 23) > Salisbury to abide by NB Guidelines for Halloween

Salisbury Village Council asks that when it comes to Halloween this year, residents follow New Brunswick Public Health guidelines (click_here_for_NB_Halloween_Guidelines). Under Phase 3/Yellow of the province's Coronavirus Recovery Plan, door-to-door collecting and giving out of Halloween treats is permitted. Again, please refer to information at the provided link above. *

* Meantime, if you are a homeowner/resident who still does NOT wish to participate in Halloween this year, the Village of Salisbury asks that you adopt the long unwritten practice of turning OFF your outdoor light (or porch light, yard light) as a form of signal to trick-or-treaters that this house will not be giving out treats. Trick-or-treaters are asked to look for a light-on to identify which houses to approach.

PUBLIC NOTICE of Intention to Amend the Municipal Plan (Sept. 29, 2020)

PUBLIC NOTICE
of
Intention to Amend the Municipal Plan

Please be advised that the Village of Salisbury intends to enact an updated Municipal Plan. A Public Presentation of the draft Municipal Plan by Southeast Regional Service Commission is scheduled for the evening of October 13th, 2020 during the regular meeting of the Salisbury Village Council, in the Municipal Office at 7:00pm. If you wish to attend this meeting please contact the Village Office so arrangements can be made to ensure COVID-19 protocols are followed. This presentation will launch a 30-day period during which the public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed Municipal Plan. This will be followed by a Public Hearing on November 12, 2020 at 7:00pm. It is at this Public Hearing that written submissions will be addressed and the public is invited to comment either in support or in opposition of these written submissions.

During this period for written submissions the draft documents will be available for viewing at the Village of Salisbury Municipal Office at 56 Douglas Street during regular office hours of 8:30-4:30 or online via the Southeast Regional Service Commission website at www.nbse.ca/planning/area/salisbury.

Written comments to the proposed Municipal Plan may be made to Council by forwarding comments to:

Dianne Ayles, Administrator/Clerk
56 Douglas Street
Salisbury, NB  E4J 3E3
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Municipal Council of the Village of Salisbury
Dianne Ayles, Administrator/Clerk

Highland Park Washroom and Splash Pad to Close for Season

For users of Highland Park in Salisbury: As of Monday, September 28, 2020, the washroom and splash pad at Highland Park will be officially closed for the season and Winterized. The Village of Salisbury thanks you for your understanding.

Hurricane Teddy

With the southeastern New Brunswick region expected to be moderately impacted by the passing Hurricane Teddy this week, residents of the Village of Salisbury are reminded of the importance of being "72-Hours Ready" ( http://www.salisburynb.ca/VillageOfSalisbury/images/Emergency_Information.pdf ). Teddy, which as of the morning of September 22nd was an offshore category 2 hurricane (tropical cyclone) with winds of 165 km/h, is expected to make landfall in southeastern Nova Scotia on Wednesday morning, September 23rd, as a post-tropical storm. Southeast NB will experience this as a mostly rain event spread over Tuesday and Wednesday. The rainfall forecast for the Salisbury area is 35-50mm during the storm. The wind forecast for the Salisbury area is NE-NW 40-50 km/h with gusts of 60-70 km/h. 

Advisory to Trail Users (Sept. 8, 2020)

Users of the Salisbury Wetland Trail: work is beginning this week on a riverbank erosion mitigation project in which heavy equipment will access the riverbank. This will be accomplished via a private lane located at the corner of MacDonald Road and Braemar Street. This access point, while open during this work, is still private property and is not intended for public vehicular access to the Wetland Trail. Your understanding and caution is appreciated.

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