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Job Posting: Library

www.parklandlibrary.ca

Lipton Public Library, Parkland Regional Library is hiring a part time Branch Librarian – 14 hours per week.

Typical duties include:  Input of patron registration information, creation of library cards, Checks in and signs out library material, places holds on signed out material, collects and issues receipts, answers the phone and provides other reception duties, phones patrons of availability of material they have requested, assist patrons in the use of computer equipment, how to use the Parkland Regional Library website and e-resources that are on the website.

Required knowledge, abilities and skills:

Accuracy and attention to detail; the ability to utilize computer technology; the ability to communicate effectively; and the ability to adapt to change.

Works effectively with Local Library Board and acts as primary contact to Parkland Regional Library Headquarters staff.

Required Experience and Training:

Grade 12 followed by additional computer courses (i.e. Microsoft Word).

Criminal Record Check required

Skills And Abilities:
 – Reshelve Books And Library Materials
 – Issue And Receive Books And Library Materials

Salary:  $13.38 per hour

Contact: Helen Mottershead

lipton@parklandlibrary.ca

 Phone: 306-336-2288

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.

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.

Lower Qu’Appelle Watershed Stewards

The Growing Forward 2 programming came to a close on March 31, 2018 and replaced with the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP).

CAP is now being rolled out and underway for Federal and Provincial invested funding to Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers!

Activities under this program will support and complement the agri-environmental strategies and priorities identified as they relate to:

1. Water quality;
2. Biodiversity; and
3. Adaption and mitigation of climate change

If ratepayers have projects in mind under the Farm Stewardship Program (FSP) or the Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program (FRWIP) they may be covered under the Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Division of CAP.

Under the new program there have been changes including pre-approvals for projects. We will continue to update with more details through emails, website and facebook pages, or give us a call at 306.745.9774

The Lower Qu’Appelle Watershed Stewards

Website www.lqws.ca

Development Permits, Requirements and Maps

Development Permits Required

Under the provisions of the Municipality’s Zoning By-law 2002-02, Development Permits are required  for any development within the Municipality. A development is defined as “the carrying out of any building, engineering, mining or other operations in, on or over land, or making of any material change in the use of any building or land.”  Please contact the Municipal Office should you have a question regarding a development and if a permit is required.

You may also look up the By-law section and review section 2.3 of the Zoning By-law 2002-02 and amendments to determine if a Development Permit is required.

Development of or expansion of a gravel pit:

Please note that a Development Permit is required for the opening or expansion of a gravel pit or extraction operation.  Under Provincial legislation, a heritage sensitive area may require an impact assessment study, under the Heritage Property Act. For further information contact Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport. 1-308-787-2817. You may also view the on-line screening tool at http://www.pcs.gov.sk.ca/SensitiveLocations.  Please view Heritage Sensitive lands within the Municipality of Lipton. See Map

Should development be near a watercourse, Jumping Deer Creek and its many tributaries, as part of the development process, contact should be made with Saskatchewan Water Security , Agency in Yorkton, SK. 1-306-786-1490.

 

RM of Lipton Heritage Sensitivity Map 11 x 17 (2)