Montrose News Updates
The RM office is once again open to the public Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm.
We ask anyone attending the office to follow social distancing guidelines.
For tax payments or other drop offs, feel free to use the drop box located in the front door of the office.
FIRE BAN REMOVED
FOR THE RM OF MONTROSE
Fire Restrictions have been REMOVED effective immediately.
FOR SALE BY TENDER
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 $20,00 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’.
In need of trees to create wind or privacy barriers for your yard?
Visit TreeTime to order your saplings!
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.