NOMINATIONS FOR THE
2016 SASKATCHEWAN MUNICIPAL AWARDS
ARE NOW CLOSED!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE
2016 SASKATCHEWAN MUNICIPAL AWARDS!
First Place: Oil Spill and Water Crisis Response - City of Prince Albert
Second Place: Our Humboldt Strategic Framework - City of Humboldt
Third Place (tie): Highway 316 Concept Plan - RM of Blucher
Developed a comprehensive concept plan for the area that addressed infrastructure needs, existing development, future development, surface water considerations, and environmental factors.
Third Place (tie): Unmanned Aerial Vehicle/Laser Survey - Town of Kerrobert
Used drones and laser technology to survey the town to create an asset map and topographical map to help develop an infrastructure upgrade master plan and drainage plans.
Regional Cooperation Award: Wallace Creek Watershed Association Board - RMs of Sliding Hills, Wallace, Calder, Saltcoats, and Churchbridge, and the Village of Rhein
Videos will be posted after the SUMA Convention in February 2017!
Thank you to this year's Title Sponsor, Affinity Credit Union!
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).