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COVID-19 NOTICE (March 2019)

NOTICE

The RM of Lipton No. 217

COVID 19

Council advises you to please not enter the Municipal Office if you:

  • Are experiencing any of the following symptoms(mild or sever) such as a fever, a cough, difficult breathing/shortness of breath
  • Have travelled to any area with an ongoing spread of COVID-19 within the past 14 days
  • Live with someone or have been in contact with someone who recently travelled to an area with an ongoing spread of COVl-19 and/or are experiencing symptoms similar to COVID-19
  • It is our recommendation to call the office 306-336-2244 should you require information or e-mail our office rm.217@sasktel.net, we will respond.
  • The office does not have a large area and the distance for people separation is difficult to accommodate

Thank you for your co-operation in keeping our community safe.

Reeve Corey Senft and Council

RM COUNCIL IS CONSIDERING A RURAL WASTE MANAGEMENT COLLECTION PROGRAM

RM COUNCIL CONSIDERING A RURAL WASTE MANAGEMENT COLLECTION PROGRAM

Council is seeking feedback or an expression of interest from our residents as to the implantation of a Rural Waste Management Collection Program.

Upon receiving feedback the Council will proceed to the next step, that being obtaining costs associated with the service, the options available as to frequency of pick-up, cost per pick-up size of containers, cost associated with different size containers and other information relating to the service that you as a resident may have to assist you in your decision making.

The waste items that are acceptable to be disposed of in the containers are standard household and yard waste. These items include:

-household trash

-small appliances (toasters, coffee pots, microwaves)

-small furnishings (lamps, stools, pictures, wall hangings)

-shrubs/small branches, generic yard waste

-small construction goods (wood, metal, glass, insulation, plastics)

 

Prohibited items MUST be disposed of in a different manner these items include:

-medium to large furniture and appliances, mattresses

-hazardous materials (paint, oil, filters, tires)

-concrete, shingles, gravel/dirt

-tree stumps

– steel

-animals

Not acceptable items are defined by the Landfill operators and the Environmental Regulations under legislation of the Province or Federal Government.

Should you be interested in the waste collection program, please respond by October 31, 2018, a phone call will work, 306-336-2244 or e-mail rm.217@sasktel.net. Thanks.

 

Update to Rural Signage: RURAL SIGNAGE IS COMING

Update to Rural Signage on July 15, 2019:  The Municipality is proceeding with the Rural Signage Program, the signs have been ordered and installation is estimated to start in August of this year.

Background:

The Municipality will be installing road signage and residential house numbering starting summer 2019.

Township roads will be assigned numbering from the south of the municipality to the north boundary; these will be the east-west roads. The range road signs will be assigned numbers from the east side of the municipality to the west boundary. Farm site numbering and acreage numbering will completed as part of the numbering system.

This process will enable emergency services to efficiently and quickly locate your property if ever required.

Illegal Dumping: 

Council wishes to remind the ratepayers that there has been an increase in illegal dumping.

Did you know that you can report illegal dumping through Saskatchewan’s TIP hotline?  All reports are investigated and calls are confidential.

Toll Free 1-800-667-7561.

Beaver Bounties:

The Municipality is participating in the annual beaver bounty program agin in 2018.

There is a major change in the program this year –  to receive the $30 bounty you must be a registered trapper and hold a valid licence from the Province.

Our funding for the grant under the agreement is 220 beaver.

2018 Budget and Taxes:

Update on 2018 Budget and Taxes:

The taxes for 2018 will not be increased, and will remain the same rates as in 2017. The highlights of the budget are we are clay-capping 7 miles of road, which has commenced and should be completed by the end of July. We are crushing 20 thousand yard of gravel. The Cat grader was replaced this year.