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Welcome to 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.


News and Announcement

  

ANNUAL RATEPAYER SUPPER

 

ATTENTION

R.M. OF BRITANNIA  #502  RATEPAYERS

Annual Spring Ratepayers’ Supper & Meeting will be held at the Memorial Hall in Hillmond, SK. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

Supper at 6:00 p.m.,

General Meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m.

 

There is no cost to R.M. of Britannia ratepayers, however those wishing to attend the supper must indicate their intent by calling the R.M. of Britannia No. 502 Office at (306)825-2610

RSVP Cutoff Friday, March 29, 2019

 

“Community cannot for long feed on itself; it can only flourish with the coming of others from beyond, their unknown and undiscovered brothers.” ~ Howard Thurman

 

 

 

Gov’t of Sask. Sight Triangle clearing  

Please click the above link to read about the upcoming intersection Sight Clearing from the Ministry of  Highways and Infrastructure.

 

 

NATIONAL ENERGY CODE

The National Energy Code for Buildings 2015 (NECB 2015) and section 9.36 of the National Building Code 2015, Energy Efficiency are adopted and come into force on January 1, 2019. This code will applies to the design and construction of all new buildings and additions.

WATER AND SEWER SERVICE CHARGES

BYLAW NO. 24-2018

A  BYLAW OF THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BRITANNIA NO. 502 TO FIX THE RATES TO BE CHARGED FOR WATER
USE AND SEWER SERVICE

SCHEDULE “A” – Monthly Water Service Charges

1.  Monthly Water Rates

Minimum Charge                                                           $32.50

2.  Infrastructure Fee

Monthly Fee                                                                   $10.00

SCHEDULE “B” – Monthly Sewer Service Charges

3.  Monthly Sewer Rates

Minimum Charge                                                           $32.50

4.  Infrastructure Fee

Monthly Fee                                                                   $10.00

 

 

CLUBROOT SURVEYING

February 1, 2019
*** Update to the Clubroot Survey. Please see that map and links provided below to find out more about the Clubroot Survey that was done.
PLEASE SEE THE 2018 Clubroot Bylaw
August 16, 2018

The Ministry of Agriculture, with the support of Sask Canola and Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities will be conducting an extensive clubroot survey this year. 1800 fields across the province with a high risk will be selected at random and surveyed by a Pest Control Officer employed by the Ministry and Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corp., Plant Health Officer contracted by SARM will also be assisting in surveying, and will be able to help with clubroot regulation.

These officers have full authority to enter upon any land to inspect for the presence of a regulated pest, collect specimens (Plant and Soil) and to investigate and deal with management of pests.

This is to make you aware these Officers will be in the area, and to not be alarmed.

Early detection is important to ensure proactive management and prevent yield loss. The Ministry encourages farmers to take an active roll in the management of clubroot on their property.

If you have any concerns, please contact the office at (306) 825-2610. 

Bylaw 13-2018 Clubroot

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:  colleen.young@sasktel.net
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!

 

 

FREE FARM SAFETY COURSE

On average, 13 people are killed on Saskatchewan farms each year. Of these fatal injuries, 75% involve machinery such as grain trucks, semis, tractors and combines. Most incidents occur in the farm yard and of all serious injuries that happen, 14% involve youth.  (Statistics by the Saskatchewan Farm Injury Surveillance Program at the University of Saskatchewan.)

The Saskatchewan Safety Council has recently developed an interactive online safety training program for farmers and ranchers, and, it’s free.

The goal of this 3-hour training program is to reduce the number of these injuries and fatalities.

On this page are a variety of small linked graphics that may be used to share this program.

Thank you for working with us to achieve a safe Saskatchewan.

Stay Well – Stay Safe!

 

SPECIAL EVENTS PERMITS

Please note that effective December 1, 2016, the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Association has changed its rules regarding liquor permits for public events. Although the Hillmond Arena is operated by a group of volunteers, the title to the property is in the name of the Municipality. The new rules make the R.M responsible for issuing approvals on liquor permits for certain functions due to this name on title. A copy of the detailed rules are attached.

If you are planning any sort of function that may require municipal approval, please submit your request to us no less than 30 days prior to the event. We apologize for this new inconvenience, but we are obliged to follow provincial regulations in order to keep the liability of ratepayers and our Hillmond volunteer group minimized. http://hillmondreddenarena.com/

The Alcohol Control Regulations 2016
The Alcohol Control Regulations 2016 highlights
Special Occasion Permit Manual – June 22 2015

 

OIL AND GAS LEASING

What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Well

 

 

EMERGENCY SPECIAL NEEDS  

We are concerned for those persons in our rural municipality who may have special needs during emergency situations. As part of our planning process, we are attempting to obtain information about these families.

Please complete and return the emergency special needs survey to the RM office. This will better assist in the responding agencies’ abilities to give the best response in the event of an emergency. Thank You!

Emergency Special Needs Form

 

 

BURNING OF GRAIN BAGS

According to the Ministry of the Environment, it is illegal to burn grain bags on public or private property. Fines for burning grain bags range from $0 – 1 Million dollars based on the severity of the property. The most relevant restrictions related to grain bag burning can be found in The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002 under section 4 (1) – Probation on Discharges.