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Plaid for Dad

The Town is showing support for prostate cancer awareness by wearing plaid on Friday, June 16th. Please join with us in supporting “Plaid for Dad”

Land for Sale

The Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm is selling three parcels of land located at 90, 92, and 94 Main Road, Bide Arm. The estimated fair market value and minimum bid accepted for each land lot is $ 3500. The survey of the land and conveyance is the responsibility of the purchaser. A 25% non-refundable down payment of the total costs is required within 10 business days of the motion of council confirming the sale. The remainder is due at date of closing. Payment is accepted by certified cheque, cash or debit. Land can be viewed by contacting the Town Office at 457-2413.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Land Sale – Bide Arm” by mail at:
Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm
P.O. Box 10
Roddickton, NL
A0K 4P0

or in person at 81 Major’s Street by the closing date and time.
Bids will be received up to Friday, June 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm.

Job Opportunity

Job Posting
Town Clerk

The Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm is now accepting applications for the position of Town Clerk. The individual shall be energetic and vibrant applicant with a combination of educational training and work experience to fulfill the duties of Town Clerk.


The successful applicant will be responsible for, but not limited to, acting as secretary to the Town Manager and as Corporate Secretary to Council; attending meetings of council and functions, and being responsible for the safekeeping of all documents and records. The Clerk will also act as Treasurer and is responsible for such things as payroll, cash receipts, accounts payable, financial recording, working with the public and similar duties. All other duties as outlined in the Municipalities Act.


The successful applicant must have the following qualifications: (the Town reserves the right to evaluate based on work experience and education)

1. A degree, certificate or diploma in business administration or office administration from an accredited institution would be an asset
2. Excellent written and oral communication skills
3. Computer training and experience
4. Be fairly proficient and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, email etc.
5. A working knowledge of computer accounting
6. Combined education and experience will be considered
7. Be bondable

All applicants must apply in writing with a resume and three work related references to the undersigned on or before Tuesday, 4:00 PM, June 20th, 2017. Applications received after that time or date may not be considered.

Town Of Roddickton-Bide Arm
P.O. Box 10
Roddickton, NL
A0K 4P0
email: roddickton@nf.aibn.com

Summer Hours

Effective today, June 5, 2017 until Sept 11, 2017, the Town office begins summer hours. The office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to Noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Message from Norpen on regular waste collection.

• Curbside waste is collected year-round, once per week. For storm days and holidays the next possible collection day will be used. Changes to regular schedule will be announced @ norpenservices.ca and Norpen Facebook page (Norpen Waste) for all residents, and @ 709-454-3336 for residents of Subregions 1, 2, and 3.
• Waste must be in standard size garbage bags – ‘grocery bags’, ‘kitchen catchers’ and ‘large yard’ waste bags are not acceptable.
• Waste is to be at the curb (within 10 feet of the edge of pavement) by 8:00 a.m. on collection day.
• If waste bins are used for collection at the curb, they must be kept clean and tidy.
• Waste must be covered.
• Each bag must not exceed 35 pounds.
• Garbage bags must be tied before placing them at the curb.
• Broken glass, sharps, knives, and syringes must be clearly marked and packaged in a puncture-proof container. The marked container is to be placed at the curb separate from garbage bags.
• Containers of liquid, including paint will not be collected. Empty or dried out paint cans can be placed in a regular garbage bag with other household waste.
• Hazardous waste will not be collected; items, liquids or materials can be taken to the landfill site for disposal.
• Electronic waste such as televisions, computers, computer accessories, stereos, stereo components, etc. will not be taken during regular waste collection; these items will be collected during spring clean-up or can be taken to the landfill site for recycling.
• Ashes will not be collected.
• Cardboard must be put in tied up bags (standard garbage bags) or broken down and bundled, to measure no more than 2 feet by 2 feet by 1 foot.
• If residents are not in compliance with waste collection regulations, waste can be refused. For the first infraction, waste will be taken and a tag will be left noting the infraction. If the problem is not rectified on the following collection day, then waste will be refused.