Jan 20th, 2021 COVID-19 Update

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As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread in New Brunswick, the provincial government has placed health zone 1, 2, 3 and 4 under the “Red Phase”. With the vaccine roll out taking place, there is renewed hope that normalcy will be stored in the months ahead. Until then, remain diligent, take the advice of our heath professionals, and stay safe. Below is the directive from NB Public Health, with the most up to date information.

Village of McAdam Mayor & Council



Strict controls to flatten the curve and contain the virus as quickly as possible. COVID-19 is no longer controlled in the province.

Available services are limited to those that are essential, with mandatory public health measures in place such as physical distancing, business closures and travel restrictions.

Risk Assessment:

  • There are three (3) unlinked chains of community transmission within 6 days.
  • Health-care system is overwhelmed.
  • Public health measures are no longer effective.
  • Outbreaks and new clusters can no longer be controlled through testing, tracing and self-isolation

Subject to the Public Health and WorkSafeNB COVID-19 general guidance, the following activities are allowed:

  • Frequent hand washing, surface cleaning and physical distancing (2m)
  • A single household bubble includes the people you live with.  Where required, a single household bubble can be extended to include:
    • Caregiver(s)
    • A family member that needs support from someone within the household
    • One other person who needs support (for example, someone who lives alone, or another family member). 
  • Masks are mandatory in indoor public places. Masks are required in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing of 2 metres cannot be maintained. 
  • Driving with members of your single household bubble or caregiver is permitted and masks are not required.
  • Carpooling with others for work, school, medical appointments, or to access essential services such as groceries is permitted. When carpooling, continuous masking and maintaining physical distancing is required. If possible, only transport passengers outside your single household bubble in the back seat. Drivers must screen potential passengers for signs of illness, and drivers or passengers who are ill or who have been told to self-isolate by Public Health must stay home. Maximize ventilation in the vehicle, and do not recirculate the air. Clean and disinfect all surfaces that may have been touched by the passenger.
  • Face masks are required when accessing goods though a drive-thru window. Masks are required for workers and any occupants of the vehicle who will be within 2 metres of the drive-thru window.
  • Outdoor gatherings with physical distancing of 5 people or less. Physical distancing required in all other settings.
  • Necessary travel only is recommended in and out of Red level zones, however, people can continue to travel within the province for work, school, essential errands and medical appointments. 
  • Outdoor (drive-in) religious services only.
  • Non-urgent medical procedures and elective surgeries are postponed.
  • Strict visitor restrictions in health and long-term care facilities and similar vulnerable settings.
  • Primary care providers and regulated health professionals may operate utilizing virtual whenever possible.
  • Unregulated health professionals may operate under a COVID-19 operational plan, with enhanced public health measures such as active screening of patrons, closed waiting rooms and enhanced barriers.
  • Personal services such as barbers, hair stylists or spas are closed.  
  • Daycares remain open with appropriate guidance.
  • NEW:K to 12 schools remain open with enhanced health and safety measures including:
    • Students and staff stay home if they have even one symptom of COVID-19.
    • School staff are actively screened for COVID-19 when they report to work each day.
    • If a positive case of COVID-19 is confirmed at a school in the Red level, the school will be closed for a minimum of three days to allow for contact tracing. The school would also become a testing site for school staff.
  • Post-secondary education can continue to operate in-person for all practical programs but only virtually in areas where it is possible.
  • All food and beverage will be reduced to drive-thru, take-out and delivery.
  • Gym and fitness facilities are closed, including other similar close contact sport or recreational businesses or facilities.
  • Public spaces such as casinos, amusement centres, bingo halls, arcades, cinemas and large live performance venues are closed.
  • Public Transit can operate with 2m distancing between riders AND continuous use of a mask. Ensure space is available for individuals who require 2m distancing for medical reasons (e.g. immunocompromised and those that can’t wear mask).
  • All other businesses and public services, including retail, can operate under a COVID-19 operational plan.


Recovery Level Comparison


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AT 1.00 P.M.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, the unveiling will take place live on the Village of McAdam’s Facebook.

Rain date Sunday 1st November at 1.00 p.m. via Facebook.

McAdam Heart & Home On-line Auction

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        November 2020



McAdam Heart and Home are holding an online auction.  Items include:

  • Kayak
  • Ducks Unlimited Signed Print
  • ATV Helmets
  • Gift Certificates for the Fredericton Inn:
    • Overnight stay and breakfast for two
    • Evening Buffet
    • Sunday Brunch
  • Pick up truck loader
  • Gift Certificate for an overnight stay at the Hilton Garden Inn – Fredericton
  • Gas Card
  • Swiss Chalet Dinners
  • Jean Coutu gift card
  • Gift Bags
  • Emergency car kits
  • Six months supply of The Saint Croix Courier
  • Glass cleaner
  • Travel blanket

All items will be available to bid on at the Heart and Home Facebook page from 8.00 a.m. Monday 2nd November until 8 a.m. Monday 16th November.  Winning bidders will be listed on Facebook by Friday 20th November 2020.  Only bids placed on the McAdam Heart and Home Corporation Facebook page will be accepted.  Please do not share to any other Facebook page.


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The Environmental Impact Assessment for CertainTeed Canada, Inc.  McAdam Gypsum Wallboard Plant is available for viewing at the McAdam Village Office.

Request for Quotation

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Request for Quotation
Date:  October 9, 2020

Project:  Demolition and Removal of Building and debris.
Address:  Mobile Home at 2 Old Harvey Road.

Scope of Work:  The contract shall include the supply and all labour, equipment, material and services necessary to carry out the following work;

1.  The contractor shall demolish and remove the buildings and debris located on the site at 2 Old Harvey Road in McAdam N.B.
2.  The construction materials from the demolition of the buildings and the contents within the buildings must be removed to an approved Department of Environment disposal site.
3.  All footings and foundations are to be removed and excavated areas shall be backfilled with clean fill and compacted.  The site grade shall match existing.
4.  Must coordinate with the Village of McAdam the capping off of any existing water and sewer lines.  All costs are the bidder’s responsibility.
5.  Disconnection of electrical and telecommunication lines back to pole.
6.  Contractor shall start this demolition On November 2, 2020.
7.  Contractor shall be responsible to obtain all applicable permits to perform the specified work.
8.  Contractor is responsible for any damage to adjacent property, overhead powerlines, infrastructure or street.

Note:  The contractor must provide proof of liability insurance and Worksafe N.B. compensation insurance when placing Quotation
Contact and Site visit:  All inquiries regarding this project can be directed to Edward Arsenault, Village of McAdam at 784-2293 or email at

Start Date:  November 2 at 9 a.m., 2020
Completion Date:  November 6, 2020
Closing date: Quotations will be received by Noon, Friday, October 23, 2020
Quotes shall be delivered to:           Village of McAdam
146 Saunders Road
McAdam N.B.
Marked: Demolition quote for 2 Old Harvey Road.

Public Hearing of Objections

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                     Public Hearing of Objections

Take notice that the Council of the Village of McAdam intends to hold a Public Hearing of Objections, pursuant to Section 111 of the Community Planning Act, to consider objections to an amendment to By-Law 58, being the McAdam Rural Plan. The hearing will take place on Thursday, October 9th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.  This zoning amendment (By-law 63) looks to rezone a number of properties around Farm Road and the Southwestern corner of the Village from Single and Two-Family Residential Zone (R1) to Rural or Greenbelt Zone (G).


The public hearing will be held online over Zoom Webinar, you must register by using this link: LINK A. After registration, an email will be sent to your inbox with login information on how to join and participate in the meeting. Please note: If you join by computer or an Internet-connected cell phone with the Zoom Cloud Meetings application, you will require a working microphone to speak during this meeting. It is strongly advisable to test your Internet connection and microphone prior to the meeting. During the meeting you will be initially unseen/unheard but you may make comments or request to speak by typing into the Zoom chat textbox or using the ‘raise hand’ function. If you have technical issues that would prevent you from participating in this meeting, please contact (506) 466-3141 no later than 12:00 PM October 8th 2020 for assistance.


A copy of the proposed By-law amendment (By-law 63) can be inspected online by visiting or clicking LINK B at any time prior to the hearing.

McAdam Village Council