NEWS & EVENTS
Notice of AGM - Main Street Melfort

Main Street Melfort
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 1:30 pm
Kerry Vickar Centre - Affinity Credit Union Room

[Fri, Sept 22]
NLP Walking Program

The Walking Program begins at the NLP Arena concourse, Monday, September 18th, running Monday to Friday from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.  Free to the public!

Dutch Elm Disease Detected in City

Be advised that Dutch elm disease has been detected in the City of Melfort. The City is now undertaking the process of removing infected trees and firewood.

NLP Pool Maintenance Shutdown

The Northern Lights Palace Pool will be closed for seasonal maintenance from Monday, September 11th to Sunday, October 1, 2017, with reopening scheduled for Monday, October 2nd.

[Mon, Sept 11]
Celebrate Canada 150 All Year!

Canada Day may be over, but we are still celebrating Canada 150 all year!  Show your Canadian spirit with a Canada 150 T-Shirt.  Available for $15.00 at the Melfort & District Museum for a limited time only.  Call 306-752-5870 for information.

 
UTILITIES


Water & Sewer Service

The City of Melfort purchases high-quality potable water from the SaskWater Codette Lake regional water supply system. The primary responsibilities of the water and sewer division include potable water distribution, waste water collection and storm water management. City staff undertakes emergency repairs to the distribution and collection system as required, annual water main flushing and meter changes with programmed flushing for sanitary sewer and storm sewer lines.

Links:
Contact:
Sewer & Water Distribution Inquiries: (306) 752-5911 - City Hall
Water Supply Inquiries: (306) 752-6175 - SaskWater Treatment Plant


Waterworks Provisions

The Cities Regulations, Sections 22.1 to 22.6, require the following information to be reported to the public as part of the provincial government’s safe drinking water strategy. This information is to help water consumers understand the financial status of their municipal waterworks system and the need for municipalities to establish waterworks rates that cover waterworks costs, including capital costs, and to have capital plans in place that ensure safe drinking water.

Rate Policy

Investment Strategy

Financial Overview

The financial statement includes the following documents related to the City of Melfort utility operation:
    • consolidated statement of financial activities
    • statement of general utility fund equity in funded reserves
    • schedule of water and sewer utility operating fund
    • schedule of capital operations
    • schedule of reserves (utility fund)

Ratio of revenues compared to expenditures and debt payments - 2016:

Revenues:        $2,407,987       
Expenses + Debt Payments: $1,839,717 + $0.00
Ratio: =   1.31 : 1

 In 2016, waterworks revenues covered 131% of the waterworks expenditures

Note:
  • Expenditures do not include amortization of $529,288
  • Transfer to Capital Reserves:  $322,000
  • Transfer to Fleet Replacement:  $80,360
  • Interest payment from General Fund:  $100,000

Relevant Information