Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Wilton No. 472


CONSTRUCTION WORKS & CLOSURES AS OF JULY 14

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

ROAD CLOSURE - JULY 19 - 22, 2016
Range Road 3273 will be closed for construction starting July 19th for 4 days. 
Closure will be between Twp Roads 470 & 472 Use alternate routes – signs will be posted

Local traffic ONLY will be allowed from the South (North on 3273 off Twp Road 470)

PAVING TO COMMENCE JULY 0
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Paving works will be commencing at the following locations:

Unwin Hill from  RR 3273 East to the Unwin bridge - Expected to last 15 days.

Intersections on TWP 482:
RR3275 & TWP 482
RR3280 & TWP 482

IN PROGRESS


TWP 480 between Range Road 3272 and Range Road 3260 - Failure Fixes. Repairs expected to last 15 days.
Range Road 3261 from Highway #16 North to Range Road 490. Construction expected to last 2 months.

UPCOMING
UPDATED - Fog Coating on TWP 490


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.

POTENTIAL POSTAL SERVICE INTERRUPTION

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers are presently negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement, and a strike or lockout could occur.

In the event of a strike please note that incoming mail to the R.M. would be impacted - we encourage you to visit us in the office for Tax Payments, or allow us to assist you with an EFT through your financial institution.

R.M. mailouts of receipts etc. will be impacted as well , should you require an item please contact us at the office and we'll be happy to provide via another format.

We thank you for your patience and understanding.

LEGACY REGIONAL PROTECTIVE SERVICES - CLICK FOR FULL STORY

June 28, 2016 Municipal Partnership Establishes Legacy Regional Protective Services



The Towns of Lashburn, Marshall and Rural Municipality of Wilton #472 are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a Regional Protective Services unit to serve citizens of Lashburn, Marshall and the R.M. of Wilton.

Legacy Regional Protective Services (LRPS) will combine the resources of the existing fire departments within each municipality under one administration, governance model and set of policies with the goal of offering stronger and expanded public safety and emergency response services in the area.

“In addition it will allow our participating municipalities to maximize our financial resources, allowing our capital, operating and training budgets to go further when we are sharing equipment and personnel, “Glen Dow, Reeve of the RM of Wilton said.

“We believe our municipal ratepayers will receive a higher level of protective services and better value for their tax dollars,”Corey Tavener, Mayor of Marshall said.

Steven Turnbull, Mayor of Lashburn says an interim Chief has been chosen and work will begin on the details of a formal agreement to govern LRPS.

“We are pleased to name Kevin Shortt as Interim Chief for Legacy Regional Protective Services. He and our respective councils and staff will work to formalize a funding and service agreement, develop standard operating procedures and be ready to implement our new service by the end of this year.”

Dow, Tavener and Turnbull believe LRPS would be strengthened further if other municipalities joined the partnership.

“We are very excited about the potential of this project to build an excellent regional protective services unit for all area citizens and welcome any interested partner to the table.”

2016 TAX NOTICES - NEXT DISCOUNT DEADLINE JULY 31

2016 Tax Notices were mailed on Februray 26th, 2016. If you have not received yours please contact the office.

Please ensure you keep the Office informed of any Address Changes.

A reminder that the next Discount on MUNICIPAL taxes is July 31, 2016 to receive the 4%.

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.

WILTON WEIGHTS - EFFECTIVE TUESDAY MARCH 01, 2016

As of 12:01 am, Tuesday March 01, 2016 travel on RM of Wilton No. 472 municipal roads will be permitted at at Saskatchewan Primary Weight, unless otherwise posted. Please note the following conditions:

 •Travel on roads with permanent weight restrictions is still permitted at the posted limit, unless a Letter of Permission is obtained from the NWMS permit office.
• Tri Steer permits are available by special permission only. Please call NWMS permit office for more information.
• Please be aware that steer axle weight will be part of GVW for penalty purposes.

ROAD ORDER
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This information will be posted on the North West Road Permits website. Any questions can be directed to the North West Road Permits by email at permits@rmwilton.ca, or phone at  1-888-387-7623 OR (306)387-6800 Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

EQUIPMENT RENTALS & TREES

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

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 via the landfill.

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