October 19, 2018





Welcome to the
Town of Saltcoats

 

The Town of Saltcoats is proud to announce that they have been awarded a $4,340,000.00 grant as per the New Building Canada Fund- Small Communities Fund (SCF) for the Water Plant Upgrade and Lagoon Expansion. This project includes:

  • Converting the Lagoon’s holding cell into a primary treatment cell
  • Constructing a new holding cell that will have a storage volume of approximately 91,000 cubic metres
  • Renewing the current lift station
  • Rehabilitating the current wells, and constructing a new well and replacing the well pumps
  • Installing a Reverse Osmosis Treatment System
  • Constructing a new building to house the R.O. Treatment System and updating the chemical feed, heating, ventilation and electronics
  • Replacing the original reservoir, including increasing the storage volume of it
  • Installing new electrical system, and distribution pumps

 

Councillor Ron Knudsen was present for the official announcement made by Francois-Phillippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Warren Kaeding, Minister of Government Relations in Saskatoon on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

 

Media Release:

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2018/september/11/funding-to-improved-water-and-roads

 

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 Saltcoats can boast of several major industries that headquarter in our town such as, EMW Industrial, PennTruss, and Castleton Industries. It is well located in the Agricultural and Potash industrial area and within commuting distance of the industries in nearby Yorkton.

Saltcoats offers residents of the Town and RM an ice rink, curling rink, library, community hall, daycare, and a senior’s care home. There is a hotel, restaurant with bed and breakfast, Credit Union, liquor outlet, two antique stores, auto repair and a gas station and convenience store. An elementary school from Kindergarten to Grade 8 welcomes children from Saltcoats, Bredenbury and many rural students from the area, as well as a playschool for children 3-4 years old. Our location makes access to all the Yorkton amenities and shopping very convenient. 

Saltcoats is situated only 27 km from the thriving City of Yorkton and due to the picturesque setting of Anderson Lake has earned the title "The Laketown of Saskatchewan". Saltcoats' population, according to the 2016 Canadian Census, is 484. It is located on the Trans-Canada Yellowhead Highway #16 between Winnipeg MB and Saskatoon SK.
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Town of Saltcoats

2018 By-Election Results

to view the Returning Officer's Declaration of Results please click on the link below.

Declaration of Results

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Town of Saltcoats now accepts
E-transfers for the following payments:
-taxes
-utilities
-licences
-rentals
-invoices
-other general payment items

To send an E-transfer, email the transfer to
saltcoatspayments@sasktel.net and in a separate email to the same address please include the following information:
-item you are making a payment on
-your account number, if applicable
-the security question and answer for the E-transfer

If you have any questions about sending E-transfers please contact the town office at 306-744-2212
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As of September 2, 2018 the Town of Saltcoats Landfill is Closed
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Report Illegal Dumping
When hiring a septic waste hauling operator, residents are encouraged to ask to see the operator's Ministry of Environment permit and inquire where the waste is being disposed. If residents are aware of or observe improper disposal methods, the offense should be reported by calling the toll-free TIP line at 1-800-667-7561 or #5555 on your SaskTel cell phone.

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Curbside pickup for household garbage and recycling in the Town of Saltcoats will continue on alternating Wednesdays! 
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Available to Rent - Saltcoats Housing Authority

The Housing Authority presently has vacancies and may be able to rent to applicants that do not meet program criteria. Anyone looking for housing is encouraged to apply.

The Social Housing Program provides safe and adequate housing to individuals and families in need.

This program is intended to serve households with low incomes; priority is given to seniors (55+), families with children or dependants, and individuals with disabilities.

The rent for a housing unit is based on gross household income. Priority for placement is given to applicants in most need. Applications are kept on file for six months. Seniors who do not meet eligibility criteria may still be able to rent units depending on availability.

For more information contact: 306-744-2972

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2017 Annual Waterworks Financial Information

The following information regarding the operation of the Town of Saltcoats waterworks is provided as required under The Municipalities Act and Regulations


Annual Waterworks Information for 2017
Total Revenue (Jan 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017)
$239,990
Total Expenditures (Jan 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017)
$232,148
Total Debt Payments on Waterworks Infrastructure Loans
$0
Total Utility Reserve to Dec 31, 2017
$134,087
(Increase of $16,648)


Comparison of water & sewer revenues to expenditures including debt payments:
($239,990) / ($232,148) = 1.03

For 2017 water revenues covered 100% of expenditures with an approximately $16,648 additional revenue to be added to the waterworks reserve for 2017.

The following additional information is available at the Town of Saltcoats office:
Annual Notice to Consumers
2017 Waterworks Rate Policy
Utility System Annual Financial Overview
2015 Waterworks System Assessment Report


If you would like more information regarding the Annual
Waterworks Financial Information, please contact the Town Office
  

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Recycling is in
the Town of Saltcoats!
Click HERE for more information.

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Leflay Trail Renewal

Click HERE for more information

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Lots for Sale in Saltcoats
Click here for more information

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