At the September 15, 2017 Regular Meeting of Council, Council passed the following bylaw and policy in their effort to prevent the spread and infection of Clubroot within the RM of Calder No. 241.Clubroot is a serious disease of cruciferous plants such as canola that can cause devastating yield losses. It is a soil borne disease that is easily transferred via contaminated soil residing on equipment, seed, etc. and there are limited options for controlling this disease. Clubroot was confirmed in Saskatchewan in October 2011 to be present in two different locations in north central Saskatchewan. In 2009, a resolution regarding clubroot was passed at the SARM Midterm Convention asking that SARM lobby the province to have clubroot named a pest under The Pest Control Act in Saskatchewan and
Saskatchewan is experiencing severely dry conditions throughout much of the province. These conditions increase the potential risk of fires.On August 31, 2017 an open fire ban was expanded for Crown land and provincial parks, south of the Churchill River. Several municipalities in the province have also put their own bans in place.A recent grass fire near Glentworth and northern wildfires reinforces the need for diligence by people living, working or enjoying recreational activities across Saskatchewan during these dry conditions.With hunting season underway, hunters are reminded to take extra precautions.Carry a fire extinguisher, shovel or other tools in your vehicle.Walk whenever possible.Avoid unnecessary vehicle idling.Mufflers and other parts can get hot enough to start a fire.Keep y...
As of May 12, 2017, the Spring Road Bans have been lift. Council requests your cooperation in ensuring that you only travel municipal roads when roads are dry and hard. "We all play a part in the solution," Roy Derworiz, Reeve
Revenue Sharing effects RM by $8000 this year.