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ARE YOU GOING THE EXTRA MILE
FOR YOUR MUNICIPALITY?

GET RECOGNIZED FOR IT!

Nominations for the 12th Annual
Saskatchewan Municipal Awards are now open!

SUMBIT A NOMINATION

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE
2017 SASKATCHEWAN MUNICIPAL AWARDS! 

First Place: Downtown Market Square - City of Swift Current

Developed a Market Square to revitalize downtown Swift Current and engage local business, artisans, farmers, and city administration on economic development.

Second Place: Saskatchewan’s Outback: Community Branding Campaign - Town of Carrot River and RM of Moose Range

Developed a community brand to retain and encourage tourism business in and around Carrot River.

Third Place: Youth Committee - Town of Kindersley

Established a Youth Committee program to revitalize youth engagement, increase the contributions of young people, and support an intergenerational connection.

Regional Cooperation Award: Legacy Regional Protective Services - RM of Wilton, Town of Lashburn, and Town of Marshall

Created a joint protective services organization to reduce costs, manage risk, and enhance service levels for the region.

 

Thank you to this year's Title Sponsor, Affinity Credit Union! 

 
 
 
Established in 2006, The Saskatchewan Municipal Awards (SMA) celebrates the excellent and innovative practices of Saskatchewan’s municipal governments.
 
The SMA program also aims:
  • To recognize and celebrate excellence and innovation on the part of Saskatchewan’s municipalities.
  • Shift the main focus to the core audience being Saskatchewan municipalities.
  • To share knowledge amongst municipalities by way of exposure to best practices.
  • To promote cooperation and synergies between urban and rural municipalities.
  • To maintain a focus on awarding municipal driven projects.

The Municipal Capacity Development Program (MCDP) houses over 130 various best practices projects in addition to the SMA winning projects.   Be sure to check it out at the Best Practices Library.  You could find just the advice and guidelines you were looking for to complete a project within your own municipality!

The SMA program is a joint partnership between New North, the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA), the Rural Municipal Administrators’ Association of Saskatchewan (RMAA), the Urban Municipal Administrator Association of Saskatchewan (UMAAS), and the Ministry of Government Relations (GR).