The Municipal Council of East Hants consists of Warden Jim Smith and 10 other Councillors who represent each of the Municipality’s 11 Districts. The Council is the governing and legislative body for the Municipality.

All council meetings are open to the public, and we encourage your attendance and participation.


Upcoming Meetings of Council

All meetings of Council are open to the public. Meetings of the Executive Committee and Council are held monthly at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, in the Municipal Council Chamber.

Executive Committee meetings start at 9:00am and Council meetings commence at 7:00pm (unless otherwise indicated).

Please note meeting dates and times are subject to change. To confirm meetings in advance please contact the CAO’s office at 902-883-7098 Ext. 217.

Council Members

The Municipality has 11 electoral districts, each with an elected Councillor. Full story

Municipal Grants

Each year the Municipality of East Hants offers various grant programs to local non-profit and community organizations.  If you are unsure of which grant to apply for or require staff assistance,… Full story

Document and Report Centre

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Private: Election 2016

2016 Offical Election Results   Municipal Candidates Find out about the criteria for becoming a candidate in the next Municipal election and if you are not sure of what a Councillor… Full story