Montrose News Updates
REGULAR MEETING DATE
The next Regular Meeting Date will be February 11, 2021 at 9AM.
The Regular Meeting of January 14, 2021, was recorded. To listen to the recording call 1-888-203-1112, access code 589131140. Please note, because of a technical difficulty, the recording starts after the financials, beginning at old business. January meeting minutes will be available on the website February 15, 2021.
Also, going forward because of Covid-19, we now have the capability for ratepayers to attend the meeting in listen mode only by phone.
Please call toll free 1-866-296-5646, access code 8052056.
THE RM IS HIRING A SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.
Check out employment opportunities for more information.
2021 CENSUS JOBS
Canada’s next Census of Population will take place in spring 2021. Statistics Canada will be hiring across the country in every community, big and small, in preparation for the 2021 Census. In the current context of COVID-19, we are committed to hiring locally and ensuring the safety of our employees and your community members at all times. For those interested, click on the link below for recruitment material.
Applications will be accepted beginning January 6, 2021 at www.census.gc.ca/jobs
Until further notice, anyone wishing to have custom work, snow plowing done or report roads requiring attention, please contact the RM Office at 306-493-2694 and speak with the Administrator
The RM equipment and vehicles have priority on municipal roads. For the SAFETY of yourself and our grader operators, please remember to slow down to 60 km when passing equipment and vehicles on the road.
We have received reports of vehicles passing municipal equipment at excess speeds.
The RM of Montrose appreciates the cooperation of all motorists.
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:
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 $20,000 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: email@example.com
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!
For more information regarding Clubroot, please visit the link below.
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.
GRAIN BAG RECYCLING
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.