Public Notices

Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Aberdeen #373

RM Aberdeen OFFICERegular Council Meetings are held on the 2nd THURSDAY of each month but may be changed by council. Meetings start at 9:00 am from November to April and 8:00 am from May to October (unless changed by council).

Next Meeting: March 5th, 2020

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Citizen of the Year:
We are currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Citizen of the Year Award!!! The Citizen of the year award is designed to recognize contributions made by private citizens to our Town & Surrounding area's quality of life, both social and economic. Over the past years, we have had the honor of presenting this award to many outstanding citizens of the Aberdeen area. To see the past recipients, please visit the RM Office. Nominations will be accepted until March 1st, 2020. Recipient of the 2019 Award will be chosen by the RM Council at the March council meeting. Award will be presented at the 2020 Spring Rate Payers Supper.

School Taxes:
Ratepayers wishing to switch their school support from the Public School System to the St Paul's Roman Catholic School Division must complete and return the School Tax Declaration form to the RM Office no later than January 30th, 2020. As per Subsection 53(2) of The Education Act, 1995, in order for your taxes to be paid to the St Paul's Roman Catholic School Division, you must declare that you are a member of the of the Roman Catholic Faith. For more information, or assistance with the form, please contact the RM Office. School Tax Declaration Form

Saskatchewan Municipal Hail Insurance Withdrawals:
Anyone currently insured by the Saskatchewan Municipal Hail Insurance that is wishing to withdraw their coverage for 2020 must do so prior to March 31st, 2020.
Owners of land may withdraw all, but not part, of their cultivated land from the operations of the Municipal Hail Insurance Act by filing a withdrawal application with the Association on or before March 31st. SMHI Withdrawal Form

Grain Bag Recycling:
Cleanfarms has taken over the grain bag recycling program. Rolled, clean grain bags are accepted at the Loraas Collection Site at Highway 12 & Lutheran Rd, SE 16-38-5 W3. Located on Lutheran Road, 1/2 mile East of Highway 12 North in the RM of Corman Park. For more information please see the cleanfarms website at: cleanfarms.ca/materials/grain-bags/#collection-sites

Garbage pickup
If you have a roll-out cart for garbage pickup, please remember to move your cart back on to your property after garbage day. Garbage carts left on the road or municipal right-of-way pose a hazard to motorists and snow plow machinery. Carts damaged by passing vehicles are the sole responsibility of the owner.

If you have a roll-out cart and would like to add recycling pickup to your service, please contact Iain Macfarlane at Loraas disposal at 306-242-2300.

Transfer Station:
The transfer station hours are posted as Wed & Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm - please respect these hours and note that all refuse must be unloaded by 5:00pm (gates lock at this time). **Please note** Stretchy plastic can NO longer be recycled and must be included with your household garbage.

Elections Saskatchewan:
Elections Saskatchewan is looking to hire an Election Clerk for the constituency of Batoche for the upcoming election in 2020. For more information or to submit a resume, visit www.elections.sk.ca/electionclerk

Wild Parsnip: wild parsnip
Be on the lookout for Wild Parsnip aka Poison Parsnip. While the roots are edible, the leaves can be very harmful to humans and pets. Wild parsnip is designated a noxious weeds and resembles the appearance of dill plants. Wild parsnip produces a chemical in its sap and if skin contact is made can result in severe and painful second degree burns, blisters, or rashes. If the sap gets into the eyes, it has the potential to cause permanent blindness. Some cases of wild parsnip have been found in the ditches in the RM of Aberdeen. If found, please report the plant to the RM office. For more information CLICK HERE

Bylaw Enforcement Officer:
To avoid a visit from the Bylaw Enforcement Officer and possible fines please familiarize yourself with the RM’s bylaws. Our bylaws are accessible on our website in addition to being accessible for viewing at the municipal office. Photocopies of the bylaws may be prepared at $0.25 per page.

2019  Mill Rates: 
Municipal - 5.1 mills
All School Divisions:
Agricultural Property - 1.43 mills
Residential Property - 4.12 mills
Commercial Property - 6.27 mills
Resource (Oil&Gas/Mines& Pipelines)- 9.68 mills