NEWS & EVENTS
Notice of SAMA Open House

Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) will be conducting an open house on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at City Hall to meet individually with property owners to discuss their assessment.

[Wed June 7]
2017 Budget Release

The 2017 budget was a challenging budget requiring difficult decisions to be made to balance the budget while ensuring key programs such as infrastructure maintenance and repair and the transfer to infrastructure replacement are not compromised.

Melfort Skatepark

Quick facts about the Skatepark development process

·         June, 2016:  Council approves Phase 1 of the Spruce Haven Park Development, which includes a budget of $720,700 for the construction of a Skatepark and site servicing. See:  Press Release 

·         July, 2016:  An RFP is issued for the Skatepark Design and Development, which is awarded to New Line Skateparks Inc.

 
MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY


The Mount Pleasant Cemetery, located on Melfort Street West, is operated by the City of Melfort. The Cemetery Bylaw contains information concerning cemetery and monument regulations, requirements and care of graves.

The City wishes to acknowledge the North East Branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society for the recording of the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, undertaken in 1993. A copy of the complete Cemetery Recording is available at the Melfort Public Library.

To find the location of a specific grave, search for the surname in the Cemetery Records below.  Use the block and grave numbers listed in the records to locate them on the Cemetery Site Map.  The site map also contains a legend of traditional grave layouts for different sized blocks.  For additional or updated information on the cemetery, please contact the City at 306-752-5911.

Notice to Plot Owners:
- Solar Lights and Flowers MUST be attached to a headstone
- Absolutely NO fences or landscaping material
- Trees, evergreens and perennial plants MUST be pre-approved by the City.  The Cemetery Supervisor can assist with this.
Effective June 1, 2015, any items not consistent with the Bylaw will be removed on a weekly basis.  Items can be claimed by notifying the cemetery staff.  For any questions, please contact City Hall at 306-752-5911.

  • Cemetery Records
  • Cemetery Site Map
  • Cemetery Bylaw
  • Fees & Charges - effective May 1, 2017

     
     

     

    LOT PURCHASE:  

    Full Size Lot

    $800.00

    Half Size Lot

    $430.00

    Cremation Lot

    $390.00

       
    GRAVE OPENING & CLOSING: April 1 - October 31  
    Regular Lot/Vault

    $615.00

    Half Lot

    $410.00

    Cremation Lot

    $335.00

       
    GRAVE OPENING & CLOSING: Nov 1 - March 31  
    Regular Lot/Vault

    $720.00

    Half Lot

    $480.00

    Cremation Lot

    $405.00

       
    WEEKEND/HOLIDAY BURIAL FEES: Additional  
    Regular Lot/Vault

    $190.00

    Half Lot

    $190.00

    Cremation Lot

    $160.00

    Burials after 4:00pm.  
    Monday to Friday

    $135.00

       
    DISINTERMENTS:  
    Regular Lot/Vault

    $950.00

    Cremation Lot

    $450.00

       
    COLUMBARIUM NICHE:

     

     SW Columbarium, Lots 4-6, Block 491

     $1,200.00

     NW Columbarium, Lots 1-3, Block 491 

    $1,500.00

       

    GST is to be added to the above rates.
    A perpetual care fee of $100.00 is included in the lot purchase rate.