R.M. News & Updates


OFFICE RE-OPEN

The RM office has moved to the new location at 1001 6th Street in Rosthern. We are open with regular business hours:

Monday to Friday
8:30 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm


PUBLIC NOTICE

FEBRUARY 6TH 2024 - REGULAR MEETING

The following policies / bylaws will be under review:

  1. Organized Hamlet Policies
  2. Bylaw 1.2024 - Council Code of Ethics Bylaw
  3. Cell Phone Policy - Introduced to Council at the November 2023 Regular Meeting
  4. Purchasing Policy - Introduced to Council at the November 2023 Regular Meeting
  5. Bylaw 2.2024Amendment to Council Procedures Bylaw 9.2023

 PUBLIC NOTICE

December 5, 2023 Regular Meeting

Council Indemnity & Custom Work Rates

will be on agenda for discussion and annual review


 2024 BOARD AND COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS 

That the Council of the Rural Municipality of Rosthern No. 403 will be appointing members-at-large to the following boards and committees for the 2023 year. Anyone with interest in becoming a representative for the R.M of Rosthern No. 403 to any of these boards or committees, or would like information on these committees please contact the RM office, application forms can be found at the office or click here

Special considerations will be given to those who have been appointed previously and a resident of the RM.

****If you are an existing member at large we will still require an application to confirm your interest by the deadline of November 30th 2023. ****

2024 appointments available for membersa at large are:
Rosthern Library Board – 2 appointments required
Hague Library Board – 2 appointments required
Valley Regional Park – 3 appointments required
Sask Valley Rural Water Utility – 1 appointment

 Deadline for applications is November 30th 2023. 


SEEKING ROAD CLAY AND GRAVEL 

The RM is in search for Road Clay and Gravel within the boundaries of the municipality. Proposals to be submitted to Council and will be presented at a Regular Meeting. The proposal should include the legal land location, when test holes can be conducted and estimated cost per yard.

Should the proposal be of interest notice will be given Public works will conduct an inspection along with test holes and testing of the materials will be completed to see if it meets RM spec.


 GRAVEL PURCHASE TENDER

Tenders on the prescribed form will be accepted for the PURCHASE, HAULING AND STOCKPILING OF 25,000 CUBIC YARDS OF TYPE 105 Spec ROAD TRAFFIC GRAVEL in the vicinity of Rosthern. That the Gravel be hauled by March 1ST 2024.

Click on Tender Forms and Instructions to Bidders for the forms or contact the R.M. office by phone (306-232-4393) or email rm403admin@sasktel.net. Also available on the Sask Tenders website. 

Closing Date – November 28th 2023 at 4:00 p.m. – tender forms received after this time will not be opened. 

Tender will be reviewed and awarded at the December Regular Council Meeting. 

Please submit prescribed tender forms to:
R.M. OF ROSTHERN #403
BOX 126
2022 6th Street
ROSTHERN, SK S0K 3R0

It is your responsibility to be sure the tender is received by the office by the closing date/time. 

Mark all envelopes as: “TENDERS FOR GRAVEL PURCHASE


 ** PUBLIC NOTICE - Special Meeting **

 September 18, 2023 at 10:00 am

Public hearing regarding Proposed Bylaw 16.2023 Official Community Plan Amendment.


 Bylaw 14.2023 - Traffic Signs Bylaw proposed amendments to be presetned at the September 12th 2023 Regular Meeting 

Copy of the Bylaw is linked above or can be found on the Agenda/Minutes Tab under the September Meeting.

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Office Renovation Tender

**UPDATE - Tender was awarded to Zak's Building Group**

The RM of Rosthern is inviting tenders for office renovations. Work to commence ASAP, with a completion date of March 1, 2024. Tender must be on the prescribed form and must include:

  • when commencement can begin
  • price for all renovations described in the bidding instructions and plans

Bidding Instructions   Tender Forms   Renovation Plans

To view the site, please contact the office to make arrangements, during regular business hours.

We would like the work to begin as soon as possible. Please supply your availability for work commencement as well as finishing date.

Contact 306-232-4393 or rm403admin@sasktel.net if you have any questions.

Tender closes and will be opened for review August 3, 2023 at 4:00 pm. Any tenders submitted after this will not be opened. 

Tender to be awarded at the August 8, 2023 regular council meeting.

It is your responsibility to make sure the tender is received by the office by the closing date.

Address tenders to:

Box 126
2022 6th Street
Rosthern, SK  S0K 3R0

Marked: "OFFICE RENOVATION"


 

 Division 6 By-Election Results - See "Elections" tab


 Public Notice

  • Bylaw 8.2023 - Rural Addressing - proceed to second reading. 
  • Bylaw 9.2023 - Council Procedures Bylaw - proceed to second reading. 
  • Bylaw 10.2023 - Zoning Amendments - proceed to second reading.  

More information can be found under "Agenda /Minutes" tab under the July 11, 2023 meeting.


 


 ** Council Meetings** 

Starting March 7, Council meetings will begin at 9:00 am.


Custom Work Rates Increases

Patrol for Winter & Summer      $200 for 60 minutes and $125 for 30 minutes

Mower                                          $150 for 60 minutes and $75 for 30 minutes

Anything over 30 minutes will be charged for 60 minutes. Anything under 30 minutes will be charged for 30 minutes. Prices in effect May 1, 2023.


 ** Employment Opportunity - Fire Chief **

The Town of Rosthern invites applications from qualified persons for the position of Fire Chief.

Click here for job posting.  Click here for job description


 ** Voyent Alert! **

Please provide current contact information to rm403office@sasktel.net to be used for Voyent Alert! 


 Pest Control Products

Please call Marcel Baynton directly for any pest control (306-467-4878 or 306-220-0840)


 RM Online Banking Options

The following banks have been added to accept online payments, in addition to Affinity Credit Union:

BMO, CIBC, RBC and ScotiaBank

** Please use your customer number located in top right corner of your tax notice.

** You need to add zeros to be an 11 digit number.


 CLUBROOT SOIL TESTS

 


 Post Secondary Bursary Opportunity

Please click on the link for more information.

Open to 2022 high school graduates attending post-secondary in fall 2022 and "Non Traditional" students having graduated 3 or more years ago and attending post-secondary in fall 2022.

Bursaries | Matthewson & Co. (smallplacesrock.com)