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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... 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 process, paying... 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@sasktel.net 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 stands at 1328. The... 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 quoted to them. ... More...

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



Happy New Year! We have just a couple reminders as we start off the new year. 1. Utility Bills in excess of $117.00 have been added to the 2017 Tax Roll of the property owner. 2. The date for the next water meter reading is March 27, 2017. If you never received a meter reading card with your utility bill, and would like one, please call the office. You can also phone in your meter reading on March 27 or email it to bienfait@sasktel.net. 3. Time to renew your Pet License for the year. I hope... More...

Friday January 06, 2017 09:43AM - 0 Comment(s)



Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Council and Staff of the Town of Oxbow. Please note that the Town Office will be closed from December 26 to December 30, and will open for regular office hours on Monday, January 2. In case of emergency, please contact 306-485-7273. More...

Thursday December 22, 2016 11:51AM - 0 Comment(s)



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