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NOMINATIONS FOR THE

2016 SASKATCHEWAN MUNICIPAL AWARDS

ARE NOW CLOSED!

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE

2015 SASKATCHEWAN MUNICIPAL AWARDS! 

 

First Place: Doctor Recruitment/Retention Strategy and Community Health & Wellness Centre - Town of Kamsack

Established a committee that developed a strategy to recruit and retain physicians in the community, including the construction of a health and wellness facility.

Second Place: Kindersley Wastewater Project - Town of Kindersley

An agreement allowing the oil and gas sector to access and utilize the wastewater from the water treatment plant to alleviate steadily increasing water consumption.

Third Place: Jubilee Park - Town of Shaunavon

Rehabilitated recreational infrastructure including a new arena, curling rink, skate park, tennis courts, playground, ball diamonds, swimming pool, basketball courts, and an outdoor rink with more plans for the future.

Regional Cooperation Award: Planning for Growth Services Agreement - RMs of Mervin, Frenchman Butte, Parkdale, and Turtle River ~ Town of Turtleford ~ Villages of Paradise Hill, Glaslyn, Mervin, and Edam

A shared services agreement giving 19 RMs, towns and villages in the area access to the services of a growth professional planner, enabling better planning for the future for subdivisions and servicing requirements for increased infrastructure needs.

Videos will be posted after the SUMA Convention in February 2016!

 

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).