NEWS & EVENTS
PLUS Industries invites you to visit their new website

The Board of Directors, staff, and participants of PLUS Industries are excited to announce the release of our new website. We invite everyone to visit our website and take a virtual tour of the people, programs, and places that are part of our organization.  Enter our online Website Contest - two lucky winners will win a $100 gift certificate.  Entry deadline is November 30, 2017.  Visit: https://www.plusindustries.ca/ 

New Landfill Hours

Please be advised that effective Tuesday, November 14th, the hours at the City Landfill will be changing to 9:30 am - 5:15 pm, Monday to Saturday. 

[Tues, Nov 14]
Historic Post Office Window Restoration Project

The Melfort Preservation and Rehabilitation Committee is continuing conservation and restoration of the Melfort Historic Post Office with the removal and repair or replacement of all windows on the main floor of the building.  Have your name engraved on a heritage postal box...a tax deductible legacy gift for family and friends.

 
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