The March 29, 2023 Regular Council Meeting Agenda is available for review HERE
Please contact the municipal office if you have any questions.
March 28, 2023
There will be a representative from SAMA (Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency https://www.sama.sk.ca/) in the R.M. of Britannia for the next two weeks, appraising properties for assessment and taxation purposes. If you have any questions, please contact the municipal office at 306-825-2610.
March 22, 2023
Changes to Saskatchewan Municipal Property Taxes
There are changes coming to Saskatchewan municipal property taxes. To learn more about how the changes will affect the Rural Municipality of Britannia No. 502 and other Northwest Municipalities, please watch this video: https://youtu.be/S5OYo5urviE
To learn more about the changes to the Effective Tax Rate (ETR), please visit this page on the Government of Saskatchewan website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/municipal-administration/taxation-and-service-fees/municipal-property-tax-tools?fbclid=IwAR32UkoF5XEKJYLnXMUyGaOoywiQ7ZR5uLN80A-w21-igEk07TCFdmtAdC4
March 17, 2023
The March 8, 2023 Regular Council Meeting Agenda is available for review HERE
Please contact the municipal office if you have any questions.
March 7, 2023
Britannia-Wilton Rural Crime Watch AGM
The Britannia-Wilton Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday March 31st at the Marshall Three Links Hall:
Supper is at 6:00 pm, short business meeting to follow.
Guest Speaker: Lloydminster Rescue Squad
Rob Cozine from Saskatchewan Crimestoppers will also be in attendance with info about that organization.
Tickets are $20 each in advance only and are available at RM of Wilton & RM of Britannia offices or from your directors. Cash payments preferred at the RM of Britannia office.
Click HERE to read the Britannia-Wilton Rural Crime Watch Annual Newsletter.
March 6, 2023
Notice to Residents of Greenstreet:
Greenstreet water service will be temporarily shut off on Thursday March 9, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The RM apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the municipal office at 306-825-2610.
March 3, 2023
Snow Removal Policy TS-011
The R.M. of Britannia Snow Removal Policy (for roads), which includes information about general operations and snow removal priorities, is available for public review here: TS-011 Snow Removal Policy.
The Snow Removal Map (Schedule M) included in the policy will be updated on an annual basis.
February 23, 2023
Please note: The February 22, 2023 regular meeting of council has been cancelled.
The next regular meeting will be on March 8, 2023.
February 17, 2023
In accordance with provincial regulation, all strychnine products must be used by March 4, 2023. For more information, please visit the following government of Saskatchewan webpage: Link to Info
February 10, 2023
Building Bylaw 20-2022
At the January 25, 2023 regular meeting of council, Building Bylaw 20-2022 was read a second time. A copy of the bylaw is available here for your review: Building Bylaw 20-2022.
This bylaw has been updated to include additional interpretations and appendices that provide more detail on when and why a building permit is required under the Construction Codes Act, the Building Code Regulations, and the National Building Code of Canada.
Please contact the municipal office at 306-825-2610 to speak with Development Services Officer Catherine Saretzky if you have any questions or concerns. Any comments received prior to 12:00 p.m. on Friday February 17, 2023 will be shared with council for consideration prior to presenting the bylaw for third and final reading.
January 26, 2023
UPDATED November 17, 2022 NOTICE REGARDING PLANNED MULCHING IN ROAD ALLOWANCES
The Rural Municipality of Britannia No. 502 has compiled a list of municipal road allowances throughout the municipality that require mulching. The mulching locations are as follows (location map can be viewed here):
1. RR 3255 north of TWP RD 520 to 522
2. TWP RD 522 from RR 3254 to RR 3262
3. RR 3274 from Grid RD 774 to TWP 502
4. RR 3271 From Hwy 303 North to TWP 502
5. RR 3273 North of 774 (4mile)
6. TWP 520A 1-mile East of 684 – please see updated map
7. Approach SE corner of SW 06-50-27W3M
8. RR 3263 from TWP 522 to HWY 3
9. TWP RD 501, between SE 12-50-28W3M and NE 01-50-28W3M
10. RR 3262 Hillmond RD from 522 to 520 (Greenstreet RD on 515A) – please see updated map
11. RR 3272 from 6-mile Bridge North to Grid RD 798 and TWP RD 512, between RR 3272 and RR 3273 – please see updated map
12. TWP RD 520 east of RR 3255 to RR 3254
13. RR3274 west on 502 past Neale Lake to HWY 303 – please see updated map
14. 502 RR 3272 south of TWP 502 by church
15. RR 3273 North of 798 (10 Mile)
16. Corner TWP 520 RR 3271– please see updated map
Please note that mulching works are scheduled to take place up to and including March 15, 2023. If you would like more information about the R.M. mulching program, Policy TS-004 Mulching Road Allowances is available for review here.
If you would like mulching work carried out on your fence line adjacent to the planned locations while the R.M. equipment is at the site, this may be arranged by contacting the R.M. office at 306-825-2610 or email@example.com. A written agreement must be in place prior to any work taking place on private property. There will be no cost for the mulching works and the R.M. will not be responsible for removing or replacing any fences.
Please contact the municipal office with any questions or concerns: 306-825-2610.
Snow Clearing on Private Property
Do you have an R.M. of Britannia snowplow flag or are you thinking about purchasing one? Please review the R.M.’s Snow Clearing on Private Property Policy TS-012 for more information and to familiarize yourself with the flag placement instructions (Schedule “D”).
Instructions for Snowplow Flag Placement
1. When a land occupant would like to have their private driveway cleared by the Municipality, they must do the following:
(1) Place the purchased snowplow flag at the end of their driveway; and
(2) Do one of the following:
(a) Call 306-825-ROAD (306-825-7623) and leave a message including name, phone number, and the legal land description of where the snowplow flag has been placed. Messages received on the 306-825-ROAD phone line will be forwarded by municipal administrative staff to the Operations Manager or designate for further action; or
(b) Email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide their name, phone number, and the legal land description of where the snowplow flag has been placed. Emails received at email@example.com will be forwarded by municipal administrative staff to the Operations Manager or designate for further action.
click here to read the full policy
As per section 77 of the Local Government Election Act, 2015, the following persons nominated are declared elected and there shall be no polling with respect to that office:
Division 2 Councillor – Wilfred Jurke (incumbent, acclaimed)
Division 4 Councillor – Elaine Newman (incumbent, acclaimed)
Division 6 Councillor – John Wack (acclaimed)
Further, pursuant to section 82 of the Local Government Election Act, 2015, take notice of abandonment of polls for Divisions 2, 4, and 6 as the above listed individuals were nominated for their respective offices and are the only candidates. Notice is hereby given that no voting for these offices will take place on Wednesday November 9, 2022.
The Rural Municipality of Britannia No. 502 is pleased to announce that Mr. Bryson Leganchuk has accepted the position of Chief Administrative Officer for the RM effective Monday, September 19, 2022.
Bryson comes to this position with over 13 years of municipal administrative experience in Saskatchewan and has been with the RM since 2015.
FOR SALE – PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE
LOT 2A BLK/PAR 2 PLAN 102365401 EXT 0 in Greenstreet
R.M. of Britannia No. 502
The Rural Municipality of Britannia No. 502 has a geographical area of 950.87 square kilometres. Located within the RM of Britannia are the Hamlets of Greenstreet and Hillmond. The boundaries extend east to the RM of Eldon border, west to the Saskatchewan Alberta border, north to the RM of Frenchman Butte border and south to the RM of Wilton Border.
The Municipality is located in the heart of the Heavy oil industry and has a highly skilled workforce and a growing population of just over 2150 residents.
With a clean environment, wide-open spaces, abundance of raw materials, lower land and housing costs, reasonably priced and highly reliable electricity, natural gas and telecommunication services, the municipality is a prime spot for value added processing and manufacturing. The picturesque wooded hilly areas of the municipality combined with the scenic views of the Big Gully and North Saskatchewan River valleys offer many attractions for nature lovers, hunters, fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts in addition to excellent non-farm residential development opportunities.
To be a thriving, sustainable rural municipality in which all our actions are governed by our fundamental values of honesty and integrity, respect, accountability, transparency and open mindedness.
Municipal Transfer Station
Forms & Maps
ATTENTION All RATEPAYERS
In your tax notice, you would have received a double-sided paper with a Dial My Calls Authorization Form on one side and a Resident Resource List / Emergency Special Needs Form on the back side.
Please fill these forms out and return to the RM of Britannia Office located in Lloydminster, or the Waste Transfer Station located within the RM.
Dial My Calls is a system to alert the ratepayers of any emergency situations. Dial My Calls sends text or voice messages to your cell/house number. There is no required downloading of any apps. Just simply fill out the forms and send them in.
RM Laneway Snow Removal
Updated as per August 24, 2022 motion 401/22: Snow flags are available at the office for a cost of $50/each, for snow removal on private driveways where work does not exceed one half hour. Where work exceeds one half hour in time, charges shall be as per custom work rates for actual time to clear snow.
A Snow Removal Waiver MUST be signed and a flag placed at your driveway prior to an RM grader entering your property. Please call or visit the RM Office for more information.
Office Address: 4824 – 47 Street, Lloydminster, SK
CELL SERVICE ISSUES
In an effort to improve the safety within the Municipality regarding cell reception, it has been that anyone with a complaint, send an email directly to
Colleen Young at: firstname.lastname@example.org
with locations and concerns.
We encourage you to spread the word, whether you live in the Municipality, or just travel through, Please send your emails!