Bill Masters - District 2
2913 Highway 236
Old Barns, Nova Scotia
Bill Masters was first elected to Council in October 2000 and is currently serving his fifth term representing District 2, serving three terms as Deputy Mayor.
Bill and his wife Debbie have been long term residents of Old Barns. They have three adult sons and six grandchildren. Bill is retired from Nova Enterprises Ltd. in Truro Heights where he was part owner and General Manager.
Having completed the four year Municipal Administration Program from Dalhousie, working seven years in municipal government and 39 years in business in the community is an asset Councillor Masters brings to the Council table.
Councillor Masters has served as a member of the Executive and Audit Committee, the Planning Advisory Committee, the Debert and Tatamagouche Source Water Protections Advisory Committees, the Tatamagouche Planning Advisory Committee and the Tatamagouche Water Utility Committee. He is currently represents Council as a member on the RECC Operating Board and serves on the Project Steering Committee for the Palliser property.
About District 2
District 2 is located in the western part of the county. It is nestled away alongside the Bay of Fundy and the Shubenacadie River. This district is a blend of a rural community and a populous urban section and boasts one of the largest lakes in Colchester County, Shortts Lake. This lake has long been known for its recreation potential, as quite evident by the number of cottages that surround it. Also, this district is one of the best places to witness the famed Tidal Bore.
District 2 contains a large portion the agricultural industry in Colchester. To compliment agriculture, the district has some technology as well, including a state-of-the-art Wastewater Treatment Facility in Lower Truro. If recreation is more to your liking, the Cobequid Trail Network's western portion might entice you.
Bounded on the north by the Salmon River and Cobequid Bay;
Bounded on the west by the County line;
Bounded on the south by the southern and eastern community boundaries of Fort Ellis;
Bounded on the east by the eastern community boundaries of Shortts Lake and Pleasant Valley and the western and northern community boundaries of Hilden and continues along the western community of Millbrook First Nation and the Town of Truro; and
Is comprised of the Communities of Truro Heights, Lower Truro, Old Barns, Clifton, Beaver Brook, Princeport, Green Oaks, Green Creek, Pleasant Valley, Shortts Lake, Riverside and Fort Ellis.