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OFFICE HOURS

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak in the RM of Harris and the RM of Purdue the office is now closed as of July 14, 2020 until further notice.

Tax payments can be deposited through the mail slot at the office. You may call the office and leave a message for any inquiries and/or email us at rm315@sasktel.net.


For the SAFETY of yourself and our grader operators, please remember to slow down to 60 km when passing graders on roads.


ASSESSMENT NOTICE
FOR
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
Box 129
Delisle, Saskatchewan S0L 0P0

Dated at Donavon, Saskatchewan, April 15, 2020.

Desiree Bouvier,
Assessor

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


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.


Farm & Ranch Infrastructure Program:

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/business/agriculture-natural-resources-and-industry/agribusiness-farmers-and-ranchers/canadian-agricultural-partnership-cap/environmental-sustainability-and-climate-change/farm-and-ranch-water-infrastructure-program-frwip


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.


EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

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:

72 Hour Emergency Preparedness

Educational material regarding personal preparedness can also be obtained from Canadian Red Cross by contacting: skpreparedness@redcross.ca.


2020 Shelterbelt Program

HELP International would like to announce the launch of the 2020 Shelterbelt Program. To order trees now please go to www.help-shelterbelts.com and click on ‘Store’.


In need of trees to create wind or privacy barriers for your yard?

Visit TreeTime to order your saplings!



Clubroot Resources

Revised clubroot factsheet

Clubroot management and scouting tips

Early clubroot detection poster 


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.

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Grain bag recycling is now available at the RM of Milden.
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. 
Drop Off will  be the last Friday of each month from 8 am to 4 pm.
First day to drop off bags will be Friday April 26th.
Visit www.cleanfarms.ca to learn more about how to properly prepare your grain bags for recycling and more new about this program.
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Physical Address:
1st Avenue North,
Donavon, SK

Mailing Address:
PO Box 129,
Delisle, SK  S0L 0P0

Phone: 
306-493-2694

Fax:
306-493-3057

Incorporated December 13, 1909