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SAMA has developed a number of resource materials to help explain the 2017 Revaluation in clear and understandable terms. These materials are available for downloading at www.sama.sk.ca. SAMAView is a website application that allows the general public access to individual property assessments for all SAMA client jurisdictions. 2017 Assessed values will be available on SAMAView after March 10, 2017. You can access SAMAView by going to SAMA’s website (www.sama.sk.ca) and c... More...

Tuesday February 28, 2017 08:57AM - 0 Comment(s)



 We are excited to announce that our Spring 2017 Program Guide is now available!  Check it out and make sure to sign up ASAP for all of the special events happening because they will fill up fast!  Thanks in advance to all of the talented people in our community and region who are sharing their skills with us this Spring!  We can't wait to see you at the EFC!   More...

Thursday February 23, 2017 09:24PM - 0 Comment(s)



The Bienfait Centennial Parks & Recreation Board requires two volunteers to fill the vacant Member at Large positions on its Board. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. at the Town Office. For further information please contact the Bienfait Town Office at 306-388-2969. More...

Wednesday February 22, 2017 01:40PM - 0 Comment(s)



Step one, drive to Saskatoon, step 2 fly to Edmonton, step 3, fly to Toronto....step 4, in another couple of hours, I'm off to St. Clara, Cuba. Man, what a day that turned out to be....I'm tired...I wish I knew why it was booked that way, but I swear for the sake of a little more money...I would have taken the more expensive more direct route rather than take more than 24 hours to get anywhere.To be fair, I do get to spend the next week in Cuba. I shouldn't complain, and I know it...but my ba... More...

Friday February 17, 2017 07:02AM - 0 Comment(s)



As part of the MBA in Community Economic Development (CED) I've been taking, I get to go to Cuba for a course on Public Policy. I am grateful for the trip, but have to say, I'm not looking forward to the actual travel part...I drive to Saskatoon, and then fly to Edmonton, then to Toronto, then to Santa Clara. I leave today...and I arrive tomorrow afternoon. Still, I shall not complain! I doubt I would generate a whole bunch of sympathy. All the extra travel time means I get to arrive somewhat... More...

Thursday February 16, 2017 07:41AM - 0 Comment(s)



Apples to oranges...that is the comparison we make when we compare what we pay for taxes, with what 'they' pay for taxes in other larger towns. I have been to a few meetings, and we all know the person who prefaces their complaints with "I PAY TAXES" as a way of pointing out their entitlement. While being a tax payer does indeed entitle a person to a spot in the municipal chain...and I fully agree that one has not only the right, but the responsibility to take part in the proce... More...

Wednesday February 15, 2017 02:10PM - 0 Comment(s)



The Town of Bienfait invites Tenders to supply and install auxiliary power in the Water Treatment Plant and Lift Station. Auxiliary Power - WTP Lift Stn - Gas Tax Grant - Feb 2017 Those interested are invited to respond by forwarding sealed envelopes marked “Auxiliary Power” to the following by 1:00 p.m. March 10, 2017 Town of Bienfait 412 Main Street Box 220 Bienfait, SK S0C 0M0 (P) 306-388-2969 bienfait@sas&#... More...

Monday February 13, 2017 01:27PM - 0 Comment(s)



With the recent release of 2016 Stats Canada Census information we learned that the highest growth in population has occurred in the western provinces, the first time in history.  In Saskatchewan, the population rose 6.3% from 2011 and 2016. The province's population growth rate was above the national average for the second consecutive census period. The Town of Oxbow is no exception, seeing an increase of 3.3% to our population from 2011 to 2016.  The town's population now stand... More...

Thursday February 09, 2017 10:19AM - 0 Comment(s)



2016 Drinking Water Quality and Compliance Annual Notice to Consumers Report and Sample Submission Compliance Records are available for viewing during regular office hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Bienfait Town Office 412 Main Street Bienfait, SK More...

Wednesday January 25, 2017 01:31PM - 0 Comment(s)



 The Town of Oxbow is pleased to announce that it will be receiving funds through the Federal Government's Clean Water Waste Water fund, as announced today in Regina.  This funding will be directed towards the recently completed sewage project.  The costs on this sewer upgrade were higher than anticipated so these funds will help to ensure that the project comes in at budget.  Residents directly impacted by the sewage project will not pay higher than was was originally quo... More...

Wednesday January 11, 2017 05:00PM - 0 Comment(s)



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