Author: Erica Pederson

Retiring members of Council

On behalf of the Council and the ratepayers of the RM of Souris Valley No. 7 I would like to congratulate and thank the following members of Council who have retired:
Larry Skjerdal was the Division 3 Councillor from 1981-2020
Robert Forrester was the Division 4 Councillor from 2003-2016 and was Reeve from 2016-2020.

Thank you both for your many years of service to the Council, the Community and the Ratepayers.

2020 Council

Congratulations to the acclaimed members of Council

Glenn Walkeden – Reeve
James Joice – Division 1 Councillor
Kevin Skjerdal – Division 3 Councillor

and the newly elected member of Council

Garry Kuntz – Division 5 Councillor

These members along with:
Rick Chapman – Division 2 Councillor
Curtis Forrester – Division 4 Councillor
Mervin Hutt – Division 6 Councillor

make up the 2020-2022 RM of Souris Valley No. 7 Council.

2020 Voters Information

VOTERS- A person is qualified to be registered as a voter in an R.M. if he or she on the day of the election is 18 years old and is a Canadian citizen. Immediately before the day of the election the voter must also meet at least one of the following criteria:

*A resident in the R.M. for at least 3 consecutive months immediately preceding the day of the election;
*Is the registered owner (or purchaser under a bona fide agreement for sale) of taxable land in the R.M;
*Assessed with respect to land in the RM under a lease. License, permit, or contract in agreement with the registered owner;
*Is assessed with respect to improvement in the R.M;
*Holds a permit in the R.M. with respect to a trailer or mobile home;
*Is the spouse of a person mentioned in the above criteria and resides with that person in SK (not in the R.M.); or
*The chief executive officer of a duly incorporated co-operative, corporation or religious association that is assessed on the last revised assessment roll with respect to property in the R.M. that is not exempt from taxation.

2020 Election Information

NOTICE OF POLL
The Rural Municipality of Souris Valley No. 7
Municipal Elections 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that:
(1) A vote will be held for election for the position of Division 5 Councillor.
(2) Voting will take place on Monday, the 2nd day of November 2020,
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Monday, the 9th day of November 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The RM of Souris Valley #7 Municipal Office.
(3) I will declare the result of the voting at: The RM of Souris Valley #7 Municipal Office on Tuesday, the 10th day of November 2020, at the hour of 9:00 a.m.

 

The Rural Municipality of Souris Valley No. 7
Municipal Elections 2020

Whereas, Glenn Walkeden nominated for the office of Reeve, James Joice nominated for the office of Councillor for Division One (1), Kevin Skjerdal nominated for the office of Councillor for Division Three (3), were the only candidates nominated, I hereby give notice that no voting for these offices will take place on November 9th, 2020.

I hereby declare:
Glenn Walkeden elected by acclamation for a 4-year term as Reeve,
James Joice elected by acclamation for a 4-year term for Division One (1)
Kevin Skjerdal elected by acclamation for a 4-year term for Division Three (3)

 

RM Taxes

Tax notices have all been mailed out (middle of August, 2020).  Please note that we only accept E-Transfer, cash, or cheque.

Due to COVID-19 we ask that there only be one person in the office at a time, please wait your turn in the entry way.

If you are sending payment by mail, please send payment BEFORE the last day of the month to ensure that you receive the maximum discount.

September 30th discount is 5%

October 31st discount is 4%

November 30 discount is 2%

No discount in December.

Please note that there is no longer a discount applied to the education property tax portion.

NEW OFFICE HOURS

Please note:

Effective September 1, 2020 the new RM office hours will be:

Monday – 8:30 – 4:00

Tuesday – 8:30 – 4:00

Wednesday – 8:30 – 4:00

Thursday – 8:30 – 4:00

Friday – 8:30 – 2:30

Closed on weekends and all statutory holidays