Montrose News Updates
FIRE BAN IN EFFECT
Please note that the Municipality will be allowing Cooking fires and Campfires.
For restriction details please call the RM Office at (306)493-2694. The restrictions are also detailed by selecting this link for the Fire Bans & Restrictions Guidelines.
THE RM OF MONTROSE 315
Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll of the RM of Montrose 315 for 2020 has been prepared and is open to inspection at the office of the Administrator of the Municipality until the time for lodging appeals has expired, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Thursday on the following days:
April 16, 2020 to June 19, 2020
A Bylaw pursuant to section 214 of The Municipalities Act has been passed and the assessment notices have been sent as required.
Any person who wishes to appeal his /her assessment to the District Board of Revision is required to file his/her complaint(s) in the prescribed form with a $100.00 fee to:
The Assessor, RM of Montrose
Delisle, Saskatchewan S0L 0P0
Dated at Donavon, Saskatchewan, April 15, 2020.
NOTE: The office will be open to receive any inquiries/Notice of Assessment Appeals. We ask that you call ahead to the office before attending to ensure proper protocol is in place should there be social distancing in effect.
RM Office 306-493-2694
RM of Montrose Office CLOSED to the Public
With regards to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the RM of Montrose is taking all precautions to avoid transmission of the virus. Municipal offices are closed effective immediately to the public as directed by the Government of Saskatchewan.
Please contact the office by means of phone or email during this time.
We thank you for your cooperation and hope that all community members are taking safe measures to protect their families.
For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, please visit the province’s new mini-website at:
TEMPORARY ROAD BANS LIFTED FOR THE FOLLOWING:
To lessen the impacts of many challenges in the provincial agriculture sector, Spring Road Restrictions are temporarily exempt for priority goods on Highway 45 and the RM of Montrose No. 315.
Priority Goods Include: agriculture seed, grain, livestock, livestock feed, fertilizer, farm fuel, groceries, potable water deliver, house hold and industry garbage pickup and septic removal.
The Warman RCMP attended our February meeting to discuss community concerns.
The RCMP want to encourage community members to report any suspicious activity and vehicles. These tips from the community help solve a number of crimes within our province.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST POSTPONED
The Montrose Volunteer Fire Department has decided to postpone their Annual Pancake Breakfast until a later date. Please watch for updates in the coming months.
Farm & Ranch Infrastructure Program:
2019 FIRE RATES
The RM of Montrose has increased fire rates as noted below:
Rural Municipality of Montrose No. 315:
– $500 per hour for call-out, minimum charge of $1,500 (3 hours) – $200 per jug of fire-retardant foam – – False Alarm Bylaw Rates: 1st time No Charge, 2nd time $250, 3rd time $500
We advise rate payers to review their insurance policies and ensure they have fire coverage between $20,00 to $25,000.
The local VMAD committee has prepared a 72 Hour Emergency Preparedness Guide for our community.
Disasters and emergency events have shown the need for individuals to be prepared to look after themselves, their families and pets for a minimum of 72 hours.
Please review this document to ensure you and your family are prepared:
Educational material regarding personal preparedness can also be obtained from Canadian Red Cross by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020 Shelterbelt Program
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BEAVER CONTROL PROGRAM
There are new regulations for this program. All individuals wishing to be a part of this program must hold a valid and current license number through the Ministry of Environment. The individual must provide proof of license before payment can be made.
Rolled grain bags can be dropped off, free of charge, at the RM of Milden Shop, PT NE 17-29-11 W3rd, located on the Service Road into the Village of Milden.
First day to drop off bags will be Friday April 26th.