Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Wilton No. 472


NOMINATION RESULTS

Reeve Glen Dow will remain on Council for another 4 year term.

Sharon Carruthers Division 1 will remain on Council for another 4 year term.

We welcome Neil Reece to Council as the new Division 5 councillor.

There were no nominations received for Division 3.  As such nominations for this Division will be reopened and advertised.

COMMUNITY WATER WELLS

Wilton Energy Park well has been closed early due to required maintenance.

Nunebor and Landfill wells remain open.

WILTON REGIIONAL LANDFILL - NEW SITE OPERAOTRS

The RM of Wilton No. 472 is pleased to announce that Loraas Environmental Services has assumed Site Operation of the Wilton Regional Landfill effective September 01, 2016.

Loraas is Saskatchewan’s leader in waste transfer and recycling services; a proudly local company with global standards. For more than 40 years, they have been building a reputation of excellence – dedicated to the changing and growing needs of residential and commercial customers. Today, Loraas offers the most advanced recycling and waste management services available anywhere in Canada. Their commitment to their customers, employees, and environment drives everything they do.


We welcome them to the RM and know that our ratepayers will be well served by the firm.

The hours of operation and contact informaton for the Landfill remain the same.  For any questions please contact the Landfill (306) 821 - 7103.

CONSTRUCTION WORKS & CLOSURES AS OF SEPTEMBER 23

September 19 - October 15  Gravel Haul taking place on RR 3263.   This will be from the RM gravel stockpile site located 2 miles South of Highway #16 on RR 3263.   Haul to last approximately 3 weeks.

Please watch for trucks turning.

Please take note of the following Construction Projects noting dates. Delays can be expected.
Please use alternate routes if available.

IN PROGRESS

RR 3261 from Highway #16 North to RR 490
.  Pavement Prep is ongoing - paving to commence in October.  Please exercise caution on road as it will be slippery when wet.

Sand Cavern Rd - between RR 3280 - 3275 -
paving to commence mid - late October.

SURFACE HARDENING

The following hardening works are underway.  Crews will be present on these roadways for the next several weeks.  Please exercise caution.

Lone Rock South - tracks (1.6 km) on TWP 688
Seed Plant Road
RR 3255 South of Hwy 16 to Bought Rd

BRIDGE REHABILITATION - Battle River Bridge Repairs - June 13 - Ocober 28

Please note that the Government of Saskatchewan has provided notice that the Battle River Bridge on Hwy No. 17 will be receiving repairs under the Bridge Rehabilitation program.

The contractor is anticipated to beign construciton on June 13 and is set to be completed by October 28, 2016, subject to weather conditions and contractor progress.

Project will be completed as staged construction.  Public traffic can expect minor delays and disruptions to their nomral travel schedules as one lane will be closed for hte duration of construction.  Traffic control signals will be setup at both ends of the bridge to control trafic through the work zone.  The traffic lights will be timed to alternatively allow north and southbound traffic over the bridge in the open lane.  For specific construction activities, short duration closures (less than 20 minutes) may occur at the bridge.  Traffic will also be required to reduce speeds to 60km/h or less.  All traffic control will be provided by the contractor.

STREET LIGHT REPORTING

Anyone can report a burnt out street light.
The phone number is 1-888-757-6937 or a form can be filled out online at http://www.saskpower.com/accounts-and-services/service-requests/report-streetlight-troubles

CURRENT ROAD ORDER

PRIMARY WEIGHTS - EFFECTIVE MARCH 01, 2016 The RM of Wilton No. 472 is currently on Saskatchewan Primary Weights.  For further information please contact the RM office. 

For information on Road Permitting visit www.nwroadpermits.com
Map View
Road Order

2016 TAX NOTICES - NEXT DISCOUNT DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30

2016 Tax Notices were mailed on Februray 26th, 2016. If you have not received yours please contact the office ensure you keep the Office informed of any Address Changes.

A reminder that the next Discount on MUNICIPAL taxes is September 30, 2016 to receive the 2%.

WATER PUMPING - OIL LEASES

Dewatering of lease facilities is exempt from The Water Security Act.  

Notwithstanding the RM requires the following from the oil companies:  

1. Document addressing location of wellsite/release location/approval from landowner/tests results of water to be released (must not exceed specific PH levels)/etc.

2.  Document must be provided to the RM office (prior to pumping) and approval must be gained from the RM office before pumping begins    

If any issues arise (flooding of roads/plugged culverts/water backing up) pumping of water must stop.   Permission to pump does not allow for damage to municipal infrastructure.

Please contact the office for any questions relating to this procedure.

EQUIPMENT RENTALS & TREES

EQUIPMENT RENTALS
The R.M. has a tree Mulcher, Planter, and Grain Bag Roller available to all ratepayers. Plastic for the Mulcher can be purchased through the R.M.

Grain Bags are accepted at the Regional Landfill.

Booked first come first serve – call the office today to book either piece of equipment as it books fast!

Grain Bag Roller available for rental
. Bags accepted at the Wilton Regional Landfill.

2016 SHELTERBELT PROGRAM
Applications for the 2016 Shelterbelt program are now available. CLICK HERE