IMPORTANT NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF HILLSBOROUGH – Beginning the week of July 10, 2017 your new household waste collection day will be THURSDAYS. The last collection day for Tuesdays will be on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. (Waste will NOT be collected on Tuesday July 11, 2017) Please have your waste curbside no later than 7 AM. Please note this NOTICE is for the residents of Hillsborough whose household waste is currently collected on TUESDAYS. Those who reside in the surrounding Hillsborough area will NOT be affected by this change.

The Mayor & Council of the Village of Hillsborough wish to extend appreciation and gratitude for a job well done to Mr. Aaron Nelson who has provided waste collection services for Hillsborough for many years. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors!

The new household waste collector will be Miller Waste Systems. We anticipate a smooth transition between collectors. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Village Office at 734-3733.

Please remember the following when placing your household waste curbside:

  • Waste MUST be placed curbside by 7:00 AM; any additional materials placed curbside after this will NOT be collected if the collection vehicle has already serviced the area.
  • Waste must be placed curbside within 10 feed of the road.
  • A maximum of SIX (6) bags per collection per household (max. of 6 blue or 6 clear & 6 green).

Street Lights
Village Staff make every effort to check for burnt-out street lights and report them to NB Power.  However, if you notice any that are out or flickering, please contact the Village Office and advise of the exact pole location.

Civic Numbers
The Village Office Staff is responsible to assign civic numbers to new homes being erected in Village limits.  These numbers must be assigned using 911 standards.  Once assigned, 911 is advised; they in turn enter in their system and notify Canada Post who assigns a postal code.  This process can take weeks – so if you require a civic number, please call the Village Office as soon as possible.  We need to know the lot location, PID #, location of the house on the lot and location of the driveway.

Building Permits
Building permits are required for any construction and renovations and are issued by the Southeast Regional Service Commission 506-382-5386 . Applications are available at the Village Office or by visiting:

Southeast Regional Service Commission
1234 Main Street, 2nd Floor Suite 200, Moncton, NB E1C 1H7  http://www.nbse.ca/planning/

Dog Owners

The Village of Hillsborough is currently using the services of the SPCA to provide Dog Control. You can report stray dogs or report complaints to the Village Office at 734-3733.

Dog Tags  are available for purchase beginning January 1 to March 31 each year. Dog tags MUST be purchased by March 31st each calendar year; failure to purchase tags by March 31 may result in issuing a fine for non-compliance. Dog tags can be purchased directly at the Village Office.  To purchase a dog tag, you MUST have proof of current rabies vaccination (proof is the paperwork from the administering Vet).

Dog Owners – please remember to pick up after your dogs when you are out walking on Village streets and trails, as per the Stoop & Scoop Bylaw.

Fire Services

The Village of Hillsborough is very proud of the volunteers who completely make up the 30 member department. The Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Department is very well equipped with four fire trucks (two tankers & two pumpers) and one rescue and equipment van, as well as  off-road rescue equipment. Other rescue equipment including portable pumps, air breathing apparatus, air bags and the jaws of life. Various members of the department have completed Firefighter level 1 and 2 courses offered by the International Fire Service Training Association.

The Volunteer Firefighters send copious amount of time and effort in promoting fire safety in the community. Each year during Fire Prevention Week in October, the members host an open house at the fire hall and host tours of the fire hall. The youth love the opportunity to explore the fire trucks and have their pictures taken wearing firefighting gear. If you are interested in joining the Volunteer Fire Department team, please contact Fire Chief Glen Northrup at 506-734-7005.

Hillsborough Drop-In

After school program for youth ages 10 & up. Summer programs, PD school days, etc. Look for us in our new location at 61 Academy Street.  For more information, contact Chelsey or Ashlei at 506-734-2606.

Police Services

Law enforcement in the Village of Hillsborough is contracted to the RCMP. Administration for the Hillsborough force is carried out in the Riverview Detachment. For non-emergency inquiries. to report an accident or crime, please call the Riverview Detachment at 506-387-2222. If your situation requires immediate attention, please call 911.

Medical Services

The Village of Hillsborough is fortunate to have the benefit of services of a full-time family physician located on Main Street, Hillsborough.

The Albert County Heath & Wellness Center is pleased to offer lab services in Hillsborough at 2908 Main Street. Lab services are offered Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30 am – 11:30 am. Walk in services; must bring Medicare Card & lab requisition. Lab Specimen Drop Off offered Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am – 11:30 am; must bring Medicare Card & lab requisition. For more information on this service please contact Phyllis Hudson at 882-3100.

Ambulance service for the Hillsborough and outlying areas is provided by Ambulance NB. To ensure quick response, the ambulance is stored at an office within the Village between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm; after that, coverage is provided by a roaming ambulance. The paramedics also provide coverage at local events upon request.

Waste Collection

Household waste must be separated into three bags: blue transparent bags for Recyclables, green (certified compostable or transparent) bags for Organics and clear transparent bags for Garbage. Household garbage is collected on Tuesday mornings and must be curbside by 6:00 am, but not prior to 7:00 pm on the preceding day. For more information on garbage separation, please visit:  https://eco360.ca/

Special Waste Collection days will be posted our this website and posted in a Village Newsletter.

          Recycling Depot Hours, Steeves Street –  Wed, Thurs, Fri 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM & Sat 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Library Services

The Hillsborough Public Library may be one of the smallest in the Province, but don’t let size deceive you. It is a beehive of activity. This small library services all of lower Albert County, and more books per capita pass through these doors than any other library in the Region. Children flock to the popular youth programs such as Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for the Literacy Express Program, Summer Reading Club, Lego night, etc. Visit today to see which Book Clubs are happening and other adult programing such as Craft hour, computer classes, etc.  Area residents are able to browse books & extensive DVD collections, surf the web, access wifi and more.

Visit the library and say hello to the acting Library Manager, Victoria Stroud & Welcome John Marcoux as the Summer Reading Club Leader for 2017! Come see John to register the kids for the Summer Reading Club & pick up a schedule of upcoming events!

LIBRARY HOURS:

  • Sunday & Monday      CLOSED
  • Tuesday                         10 am – 12 noon & 1 pm – 5 pm
  • Wednesday                   10 am – 12 noon & 1pm – 5 pm
  • Thursday                       1 pm – 5 pm  & 6 pm – 8 pm
  • Friday                             10 am – 12 noon & 1 pm – 5 pm
  • Saturday                        10 am – 12 noon & 1 pm – 5 pm

https://www.facebook.com/hillsboroughpubliclibrary/?fref=ts

Community Schools

Hillsborough is home of the TIGERS! Caledonia Regional High School (caledonia.nbed.nb.ca) and Hillsborough Elementary School (hillsboroughelementary.nbed.nb.ca) are staffed by over 50 school staff and educate over 500 students.

To learn more or to get involved with the Hillsborough Elementary Home & School Association, please visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/305816972813017/

Visitor Information Center

The Visitor Information Center is open seasonally (shoulder season – part time, staffed by volunteers) for tourists. The VIC is located at 2861 Main Street next to the Artisan Village. 506-734-2240

If you are interested in volunteering at the Visitor Information Center for the 2017 Season, please contact the Village Office at 506-734-3733.

 

 

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