Highland Park Rate Payers Association

Highland Park, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia



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Highland Park annual meeting

Posted by Highland Park on January 24, 2019 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)
The Highland Park AGM is scheduled for March 3rd at 2:15pm. Please join us at the Tantallon library. We will have updates on the projects in the park as well as plant and yard sale dates and other activities planned for the upcoming year. Hope to see you there.

Remembrance Day

Posted by Highland Park on November 6, 2018 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)
Greater Hammonds Plains / Lucasville REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY Join us in remembering the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. November 11, 2018 at the Uplands Park Cenotaph Please arrive early and find your place at the park by 10:40 am. The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:45 am. Parking near the event will be extremely limited. Carpooling and alternative forms of transport are highly encouraged. If you represent a uniformed organization that would like to march in the ceremony, please contact Brian Bailey at 902-497-4888.

Highland Park 2nd exit

Posted by Highland Park on September 18, 2018 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)
Please sign our petition. If you have already signed the petition at the tennis/basketball court or door to door it is not necessary to sign here. We will be inputting the signatures we have collected. Thanks chttps://chn.ge/2NVsU5i Can you spare a minute to help Joanne Worden? We will not continue to compromise the safety for Highland Park residents.

Highland Park Second Entrance/Exit

Posted by Highland Park on September 18, 2018 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)
Hello neighbours, There is a new facebook page that has been created to allow people to share their experiences concerning the safety of only having one exit from the Chalamont side of Highland Park. Feel free to tell your story on how this has affected you or read what others have to say. It is a great way for the Ratepayers Association to keep residents updated on the progress of another exit and read what the community thinks about this situation. It can be found at Highland Park Second Entrance/Exit.

2nd exit

Posted by Highland Park on July 24, 2018 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (4)
Hello neighbours, There was a motion from council on November 24, 2015 regarding a staff report for a second exit on the Chalamont side of the park but this report still hasn't made its way back to council. For safety reasons another exit is required, so we are looking for volunteers to go door-to door to get signatures on a petition to present to council. If you are interested please contact the ratepayers association at http://www.highlandparknews.ca/ and add a comment under contact tab that you would be able to help with the petition and we will contact the interested residents with further details. Thank you HPRA

Highland Park and community yard sale

Posted by Highland Park on May 4, 2018 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)
Please see below two links to pages to be used for the Community Yard Sales coming up later in May.† The first is the registration page for residents to put in their address of where they will be selling items.† The other page is for the overall map and can be promoted to people inside and outside the area. † Registration Page: †https://goo.gl/forms/p98pIKJf2L6lgSaI2 † Map Page: †https://goo.gl/xVrBYk † A couple of things to keep in mind: † - Right now, this is setup for Westwood, Highland Park and White Hills because they indicated they would all be running sales on the same date.† If any of the other subdivisions choose to come in on the same day, let me know and we can work to extend the area range of the map. - The map has to be updated to ensure accuracy of addresses that are inputed.† That will be done regularly leading into the sale but will not be in 'real time' so please note this in case you get questions from your neighbours. † I will be updating our community Facebook page with this info tomorrow morning and it can now residents in Highland and in White Hills can do the same. †

Highland Park Ratepayers annual meeting

Posted by Highland Park on January 27, 2018 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)
Hello Highland Park residents. The date for the HPRA has been set for Monday February 26th at the Tantallon Superstore community room from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. We encourage residents to check the attached agenda, come to the meeting - we would love to see you there. 2018 AGENDA Highland Park AGM Monday February 26 1. Welcome - Purpose of the AGM - Introduction of board members - Board Members needed 2. Review of progress on developing land on Timberlane Terrace 3. Budget 4. Highland Park Year in Review - Yard Sale Dates - Neighborhood Clean up ‚?? May ‚?? Date to be determined - Fun Day - Movie Night 5. Municipal Matters Matt Whitman - Second Exit - New Development update on Paula Drive section ‚?? timeline ‚?? any further updates on more development 6. Provincial Matters Ben Jessome 7. Round Table Open Floor 8. Meeting Adjourned

Ratepayers annual meeting

Posted by Highland Park on January 24, 2018 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)
Hello neighbours, It's that time of year again and we will be setting the date for the Rate Payers Association annual meeting shortly. This is a meeting where you as a rate payer can bring up any questions or concerns about Highland Park, so we encourage you to attend. Our chair resigned last year, so we will need to fill the position. ¬†If you or someone you know, would like the opportunity to become our new Chair or become part of our rate payers association committee, now is the time. Here is a list of positions and their general duties : All members attend meetings and events and collaborate on all association matters. President (Chair) - Conducts the flow of meetings, a liaison between the association and H.R.M., determines the necessity of meetings with the group and sets the agenda. Vice - Fills in as Chair as needed, schedules and updates on special projects. Secretary - Responsible for minutes at meetings Communications - Responsible for updating and checking the website and email Treasurer - Responsible for managing and updating the association account. Director ‚?? Events co-ordinator Members - Collaborate and assist with events As soon as a date is confirmed it will be posted on the Highland Park News page as well the the Highland Park Subdivision facebook page. Highland Park Ratepayers Association.

Timberlane Park

Posted by Highland Park on September 20, 2017 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)
Hello neighbours. Thank you for participating in the survey for the Timberlane Park development. There were a lot of great ideas submitted for HRM'S consideration and we will keep you updated on the results.


Posted by Highland Park on September 8, 2017 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (1)
http://benjessome.ca/hockey-equipment-drive/ 08 Sep Hockey Equipment Drive Posted at 10:49h in Blog by Ben Jessome Its that time of year again, Hockey Season is just around the corner and Young Nova Scotians across the province are lacing up their skates and hitting the ice. To suit up kids this season, I will be joining MLA Brendan Maguire and Sportwheels Sports Excellence to host a†kids hockey equipment drive, accepting gear donations from now until September 15th. The mission is to collect new and used hockey equipment and distribute it to those who need it. What we are looking for: New or lightly used hockey equipment including skates, pants, shin pads, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, sticks, hockey socks, hockey jerseys, helmets, neck guards, equipment bags, equipment drying racks and goalie equipment. Items we can not accept: mouth guards, heavily worn or damaged equipment. From now until September 15, simply drop off new or lightly used hockey equipment at my office to help young Nova Scotians get in the game. Ben Jessome, MLA 2120 Hammonds Plains Road, Unit 3 Brendan Maguire, MLA 349 Herring Cove Road. Suite C Sportwheels Sports Excellence 209 Sackville Dr, Lower Sackville