Montrose News Updates
A black angus 900 lb yearling has been found in the west central part of our RM. The ear tag reads: 80224D. Please contact the RM office if this animal belongs to you.
Farm & Ranch Infrastructure Program:
WINTER WEIGHTS EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 16, 2019
Pursuant to section 35 of “The Highways and Transportation Act, 1997” it is hereby ordered that effective 12:01 am November 16, 2019 the Winter Weights are applied.
The Vehicle Weight and Dimension Regulations, 2010, permit heavier weights on public highways during the Winter Weight Season.
Suncor Energy will be conducting work within the municipality. Please be aware of the crews completing survey work.
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
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’.
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.