Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Wilton No. 472


WEIGHT RESTRICTION ON TWP 482 AS OF JUNE 01

85% Weight Restriction on TWP RD 482, from Highway 17 to RR 3265 (Grid 688) As of June 1, 2016.

TWP RD 482 from Highway 17 east to RR 3265 (Grid 688) will be reduced to a permanently restricted 85% road.     MAP
This restriction is being applied in order to protect the integrity of the road and to ensure the ongoing safety of the traveling public.

Speed limit on this road shall remain 70/km

Please take note of this weight restriction and the effective date.

CONSTRUCTION WORKS & CLOSURES AS OF JUNE 08

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

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 is expected to start end of June

Wednesday June 01
- TWP 675 North of Lashburn - Failure Fixes

TWP 482 - Chipsealing to be completed on TWP 482 between Highway #17 and Range Road 3273.

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.

FIRE BAN LIFTED - May 30

Due to the rainfall that we received this weekend the Britannia Wilton Fire Department has lifted the fire ban.

Burn permits may be issued as of May 30 9:30 am

Please ensure you are obtaining Burn Permits for all non-recreational related Burning Activities 12 months of the year.
This ensures that all appropriate bodies are notified and that our local fire departments do not have any unecessary ' false fire' calls.

Contact the R.M. office Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. at 306-387-6244 to obtain your free Burn Permit.

PUBLIC NOTICE - BYLAW NO. 15-2013 AMENDMENT

Please click HERE to see the Public Notice.

Please click HERE to see the proposed Bylaw.

A Public Hearing is shceduled for June 16, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m. at the R.M. Office.

Please contact Ken Gobeil or Erin Simpson in the Development Services Office with any questions: (306) 387 -6244

DUST CONTROL

2016 DUST CONTROL APPLICATION
The new process for Dust control application whereby ratepayers applied for the application worked very well. The process identified the areas of concern and allowed targeted application. We received a total of 82 applications. The new process cut the cost of our Dust Control program by approximately 65%. The process will remain the same for 2016.

2016 TAX NOTICES - NEXT DISCOUNT DEADLINE JUNE 30

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 June 30, 2016 to receive the 5%.

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.

2015 SUMMARY FINANCIAL STATEMENT


2015 Summary Financial Statement is available for review.  CLICK HERE

If you have any questions please contact our office at 1-306-387-6244

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