Councillor David Hendsbee is a familiar face in District 2. Having attended the local elementary, junior and senior high schools, he went on to earn his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University. Councillor Hendsbee comes from a large family and understands the value of staying connected with family and friends. As a result, there are few meetings, events or community gatherings that occur without his participation.

Councillor Hendsbee has many years experience in politics, primarily at the municipal and provincial levels.  In the past, he has served as a volunteer on several provincial and federal election campaigns. In addition to serving as Executive Assistant to a provincial Cabinet Minister, he spent four years as a Member of the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly for the Constituency of Preston.

Most notably, Councillor Hendsbee has over a decade of experience as a Municipal Councillor. He has spent the past four years as Halifax Regional Municipality Councillor for District 2 (Preston – Chezzetcook – Eastern Shore), the previous nine years as Halifax Regional Municipality Councillor for District 3 (Preston – Chezzetcook – Lawrencetown), and from 1993 to 1999 as a Halifax County Councillor for District 8 (Preston / The Lakes). Additionally, he served with pride as the Deputy Mayor from November 2008 to November 2009.

  • 1993: Independent candidate for Provincial Constituency of Preston
  • 1993 – 1996: Halifax County Councillor District 8: Preston -The Lakes
  • 1996 – 1999: HRM Councillor District 3: Preston – Chezzetcook – Lawrencetown
  • 1999 – 2003: Provincial MLA : Constituency of Preston
  • 2003 – 2012: HRM Councillor District 3: Preston – Chezzetcook – Lawrencetown
  • 2008 – 2009: HRM Deputy Mayor
  • 2012 -2016:  HRM Councillor District 2:  Preston – Chezzetcook – Eastern Shore

Anyone who knows Councillor Hendsbee will tell you that he has a history of putting constituents first, whiling remaining fair and non-partisan. He is an elected official who works on your behalf, has a deep respect for the rules of democracy, and fully embraces the responsibilities of being a Municipal Councillor.

Halifax Regional Municipality
Councillor - Le Conseiller - Comhairlaiche - Wunaqapeme'j
District 2 : Preston - Chezzetcook - Eastern Shore

District Office Address:
Railway Museum - #7895 Highway #7
P.O. Box 2 - Musquodoboit Harbour, NS
B0J 2L0

City Hall Address:
1841 Argyle Street, Councillor's Support - 4th Floor
P.O. Box 1749 - Halifax, NS
B3J 3A5


Office Phone: 902-889-2448
Cell Phone: 902-483-0705
City Hall: 902-490-4050
Fax: 902-829-3620
HRM Call Centre: 311

Twitter: @david_hendsbee




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