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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  8:00 am (unless changed by council).

Next Meeting: November 12th, 2020

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ROADS/SNOW REMOVAL:
The RM road crew is out plowing snow today and they will do their best to get the roads cleared as soon as possible. Travel is not recommended at this time.

The road crew will not be clearing any driveways today so that they can focus on getting the roads cleared sooner. They will begin clearing driveways tomorrow, Tuesday November 10th, 2020. If you wish to get on the list for having your driveway cleared, please contact the office at 306-253-4312.

Ferry Closures:
The Hague ferry will closed for the season Wednesday November 4, 2020 12pm
The Clarkboro ferry will closed for the season Thursday November 5, 2020 12pm

Prairie Spirit School Board Elections:
The School Board Election will be held in conjunction with the Town election on November 9th, 2020 at the Aberdeen Community Hall. This year, there are 2 candidates for the Aberdeen, Allan, Colonsay and Riverview and Lost River Colonies Division; Crystal Rinas and Grace Wudrick.
To be eligible to vote in the School Board Election, you must be a Canadian Citizen, 18 years of age or older, have resided in Saskatchewan for at least 6 months immediately prior to the election, have resided in the school division for at least 3 consecutive months immediately prior to the election, and you must not be registered to vote in a Separate School Division this election. On being registered as a voter in a separate
school division, whether Protestant or Roman Catholic, that person is not eligible to vote in any other school division. Good luck to both Candidates!

Highway 5 Road Construction:
Due to the construction on Highway 5, Cherry Hills Road may have disrupted or limited access.

SASK ALERT:
The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency is encouraging people to download the SaskAlert App so they can receive critical COVID-19 information in a timely manner. The app is free to download and also allows people to choose how and when to hear the emergency alerts. The SaskAlert App can be found in both the Apple App store and Google Play.

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.

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

Grand Opening -Emergency Services Building:
Please be advised that the Grand Opening for the new addition to the Emergency Services Building has been postponed. The new date is still to be determined.

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 $1 per page.

2020  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