December 9, 2016





Welcome to the
Town of Saltcoats

Saltcoats' population, according to the 2011 Canadian Census, is 474. It is located on the Trans-Canada Yellowhead Highway #16 between Winnipeg MB and Saskatoon SK.

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 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 hardware and appliance 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. 

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2016 By-Election
The next By-Election will take place on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. It is important to become involved in your community's affairs and exercise your democratic right to choose the leaders of your community.

Advance Polls
Voting for the Advance Poll will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2016 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Stirling Room of the Community Services Building at 117 Allan Avenue. The Advance Poll is for electors who:
- Are physically disabled;
- Have been appointed as election officials; or
- Anticipate being unable to vote on the day of the election.

Election Day
Voting for the Election Day will take place on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Stirling Room of the Community Services Building at 117 Allan Avenue.

Who Can Vote?
Persons eligible for voting must:
-be at least 18 years old on Election Day;
- Be a Canadian citizen;
- a resident of Saskatchewan for at least 6 (six) consecutive months immediately preceding election day;
- either: A) a resident of the municipality for at least 3 (three) consecutive months immediately preceding the day of the election; or B) an owner of assessable land for at least 3 (three) consecutive months immediately preceding the day of election.

Candidates
Number to be elected: Four (4) Councillors
Gordon Barnhart - 108 Crescent Lake Road
Allyson Beynon - 409 Allan Avenue
Joshua Beynon - 409 Allan Avenue
Corey Larsen - 302 Glasgow Avenue
Don McDill - 301 Montreal Avenue

Please click on the link below to see the candidates' bios

2016 By-Election Candidates' Bios
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Elections Update
 The following people have been elected by acclamation:
Grant McCallum - Mayor
Ron Knudsen - Councillor
Karen Ward - Councillor
The Minister of Government Relations by way of a Minister's Order has appointed the following residents as interim Councillors who will take office on October 27, 2016 and serve until the vacant council positions have been filled:
Walter Farquharson
Wendy Hume
Helen Jarvis
A by-election has been called for December 14, 2016 with nominations for Councillor being received until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.

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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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Canada will be 150 years old on July 1, 2017.
The Town of Saltcoats Council would like to mark this milestone with a celebration.
Are you interested in helping plan an event? Do you have ideas for a suitable theme to help the Town of Saltcoats celebrate?
If you are interested in helping with planning an event or have ideas or suggestions, please contact the Town Office:
117 Allan Avenue
Box 120
Saltcoats, SK  S0A 3R0
Phone: 306-744-2212
Email:
saltcoats.town@sasktel.net

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LANDFILL SUMMER HOURS

May 1 - September 30
Thursdays: 4pm - 7pm
Saturdays: 10am - 2pm


LANDFILL WINTER HOURS
October 1 - April 30
Saturdays: 10am -  2pm

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The Town of Saltcoats has approved the
following changes to the Saltcoats Landfill,
these changes are effective January 1, 2016:

- Household Garbage will no longer be accepted
- Construction Material will no longer be accepted
- Clean Wood will still be accepted
- Compost: only accepted if unbagged or
in biodegradable bags
- Metal will still be accepted

The Rural Municipality of Saltcoats
Residents willbe allowed to deposit the
following items in bins at the landfill that
are being provided by the R.M.:

- Household Garbage
- Paper & Cardboard

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 (60+), 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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2015 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 2015
Total Revenue (Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015)
$270,106
Total Expenditures (Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015)
$260,771
Total Debt Payments on Waterworks Infrastructure Loans
$18,540
Total Utility Reserve to Dec 31, 2015
$83,446
(Increase of $9,335)


Comparison of water & sewer revenues to expenditures including debt payments:
($270,106) / ($260,771) = 1.0358

For 2015 water revenues covered 100% of expenditures with an approximately $9,334 additional revenue to be added to the waterworks reserve for 2015.

The following additional information is available at the Town of Saltcoats office:
Annual Notice to Consumers
2015 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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