R.M. News & Updates


 2024 Budget - Update

2024 Operating Budget  - 2024 operating budget was based at the May 7, 2024 regular council meeting with an increase of 5% on the municipal levy. 

5-Year Capital Plan - was presented and passed at the June 4, 2024 Regular Meeting

Bylaw 5.2024 Uniform Mill Rate - was given it's first reading on June 4,2024 and will have the final readings at the July 9, 2024 Regular Council Meeting

Bylaw 6.2024 Mill Rate Factors / Base Tax - was given it's first reading on June 4,2024 and will have the final readings at the July 9, 2024 Regular Council Meeting

Bylaw 7.2022 Incentives and Penalties - will remain in place for the 2024 year.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR AMENDMENTS TO ZONING BYLAW NO. 5-2008

Public notice is hereby given that the Council of the RM of Rosthern intends to adopt amendments to the RM of Rosthern Zoning Bylaw No. 5-2008 under The Planning and Development Act, 2007.

ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENTS:

The proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments are intended to respond to changing conditions and requests for land uses and development that are currently not permitted within the R.M. Zoning Bylaw.

The proposed amendments include the following:

- Schedule C – Country Residential 1 District (RA1)

- 1.8.8 (iii) Properties located within NW 01-43A-03-W3; accessory buildings shall have a maximum no greater in size that 1.5 times the floor area of the principal building.

AFFECTED LANDS

All lands within the corporate limits of the R.M. OF ROSTHERNmay be affected by the Zoning Bylaw.

PUBLIC INSPECTION

Any person may inspect the Zoning Bylaw during regular business hours at the R.M. office. Copies of the documents are available at a cost.

PUBLIC HEARING

The Public Hearing shall be held on June 4th 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at the R.M. Office 1001 6th Street in Rosthern to hear any person or group that wants to comment on the proposed bylaws. Council will also consider written comments received at the hearing or delivered to the R.M. before the hearing. This will also be available via zoom (invitation is required).

Advertised in the Clarks Crossing Gazette the 16th day of May, 2024 and the 23rd day of May, 2024.

Amanda McCormick, Administrator


2024 ASSESSMENT ROLL

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll of the Rural Municipality of Rosthern No. 403 for the year 2024 has been prepared and is open for inspection by appointment at the office of the Assessor from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the following days:

Monday to Friday, April 11th 2024 – May 13th 2024.  

A bylaw pursuant to section 214 of The Municipalities Act has been passed and the assessment notices have been sent as required.

Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment is required to file his or her notice of appeal by the 13th day of May 2024, with:

Rural Municipality of Rosthern No. 403 Board of Revision
 c/o Mike Ligtermoet, Secretary
642 Agnew Street
Prince Albert, SK  S6V 2P1

  Dated this 11th day of April 2024.

Amanda McCormick, Assessor


SUMMER STUDENT OPPORTUNITY

The Rural Municipality of Rosthern No. 403 is currently accepting application(s) for Summer Student(s) as outside staff.  The position would be approximately 40 hours a week, depending on weather. Start date is dependent on applicant’s availability. Applicants are to provide availability with their resume. Applicants must hold a valid driver’s license, able to operate equipment, installation of signs and fences, mowing municipal allowances, outside maintenance work, in shop work and other duties as assigned by the Foreman. Applicants are preferably a resident of the RM.

Closing Date:  when filled

Please submit resume and references to:

RM of Rosthern No. 403
Box 126
Rosthern, SK  S0K 3R0
Phone: 306-232-4393 / Fax: 306-232-5321
Email: rm403admin@sasktel.net

 GRAVEL HAUL TENDER

The R.M. of Rosthern 403 is inviting tenders for the 2024 Gravel Haul Program.

Work to commence: May - weather permitting

Quantity: APPROX. 15,000 – 25,000 cu. yds.

Tender submitted MUST be on the prescribed form and must include:

  • Price per yard mile hauled and placed (all fees and taxes included)
  • If there is a minimum mile charge and the amount per mile (all fees and taxes included)
  • Price per yard loading (all fees and taxes included)
  • List all equipment to be used.

Click on the links Bidding instructions and Tender forms or forms are available at the office.

We would like the work to begin in May - weather permitting. Please supply your availability for work commencement date as well as finishing date.

Contact the office @ 306-232-4393 if you have any questions.

Tender closes and will be open for review on May 6th 2024 at 4:00 PM.  Any tenders submitted after this will not be opened.

Tenders will be awarded at the May 7th 2024 Regular Council Meeting.

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

Address Tenders to:

Box 126 

1001 6th Street, Rosthern, SK S0K 3R0

Marked: “2024 GRAVEL HAUL TENDER”


PUBLIC NOTICE

April 9/2024 - REGULAR MEETING

The following policies / bylaws will be under review:

  1. Bylaw 1.2024 - Council Code of Ethics Bylaw

 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.


 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"


 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, 2023, 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.


 

 ** Voyent Alert! **

Please register for Voyent Alert! on register.voyent-alert.com. Important notices such as fire bans or road bans will be sent out by this service. You can also provide current contact information to rm403office@sasktel.net for us to add you to 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

If you have had any custom work done by the RM, you can pay your invoice using the same account number.

** Please use your customer number located in top right corner (in brackets beide your name) of your tax notice.

** You need to add zeros before your customer number to be an 11 digit number **