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Public Notice – BIA Budget

The Town Clerk has received a proposed 2020 Budget for the Sussex Downtown Business Improvement Area.  Revenue for the proposed budget will be raised by a 2020 special levy as outlined in the Business Improvement Areas Act.

The 2020 special levy to realize this budget is 18.0 cents per 100.00 dollars of assessment.  Written objections from qualified objectors to this budget will be received in the office of the Town Clerk until the close of the business day on the 25 day of November, 2019.  Written objections will be before the Town Council at a meeting of the Council to be held on the 25 day of November, 2019, at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers of Town Hall.                                                     

Paul Maguire, CPA, CMA

Town Clerk/Treasurer

Rail Maintenance

To all residents:

CN would like to advise all Sussex residents that initial work will be proceeding in the coming weeks to begin replacement of the rail bridge over Trout Creek, in Sussex (NB). At CN, safety is a core value and regular maintenance and occasional replacement of our bridges is important for the safety and integrity of the rail line. This work is necessary for the bridge replacement that will happen later in 2020.

There is not anticipated to be any impact on traffic on public streets.

CN would like to apologize for any inconvenience that this work might cause.

Any residents who have questions or concerns about this work may contact CN public inquiry line at 1.888.888.5909 or at

Public Notice – Municipal Plan

Notice is hereby given that the Minister of Environment and Local Government has approved the Town of Sussex Municipal Plan By-law Amendment #704-10-25. Said By-law was filed in the Kings County Registry Office on September 11, 2019, as number 39431144 and 39431136.

Paul Maguire, CPA, CMA
Town Clerk, Treasurer

Trail Advisory

Please be aware that we have had reports of a juvenile bear on the Nature Trail. DNR have been advised. Please use caution when using the trail. Report any further sightings to 432-4540.

Traffic Advisory – Leonard Drive

This notice is to advise that the Town of Sussex will be beginning the upgrade of Eveleigh Street and Leonard Drive the week of July 22nd, 2019.

The Town requests motorists to be mindful of our construction crews and to reduce speeds in construction areas as well as the observation of the flagging personnel and all temporary construction signage. Everyone’s safety is our priority. Please plan your travel with delays expected as we work to complete this street improvement. Our construction schedules are subject to change and are weather permitting.

The Town appreciates everyone’s patience as this significant, long awaited, project begins. It is anticipated the upgrade work will take six (6) weeks, weather permitting, to complete.

Wild Parsnip – Here’s what you need to know

Wild Parsnip, also referred to as Giant Hogweed, is an invasive plant that has become more and more prevalent in our area.  Coming into contact with the sap can cause burns, scars and even blindness.  Children are especially vulnerable as they may be drawn to playing in the tall grasses and fields where it grows.
The link below will help you identify the plant so that you or your children don’t accidentally come into contact with it.