Wed, April 5
Melfort City Wide Spring Registration NIght will be held Wednesday April 5, 2017, in the NLP Lobby from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Brochures are available at City Hall, the Kerry Vickar Centre and the Northern Lights Palace Pool. Click here to view the online Spring City-wide Brochure.
Wed, March 22
The public is invited to attend the sod turning for the new Wellness Centre at the Melfort Hospital on Wednesday, March 22, at 4:00 pm. Reception to follow in the Melfort Hospital Lobby.
The City has signed up for the 2017 Go Out & Play Challenge powered by Blue Cross! Register at https://challenge.saskatchewaninmotion.ca as a family or individual and log in your daily physical activity from March 1 - 10 to help Melfort win $10,000 to improve Brunswick Playground. Go Out & Play Melfort!
McDonald's Restaurants has purchased land in the Stone Gate Shopping Centre. The familiar site of the golden arches will be seen as you drive into the City of Melfort in the future.
During school break, the City has added extra public skating time. Check it out:
Public Skating Schedule
Attention all sport, cultural, recreation groups and service clubs...Applications are now available for the Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program.
Check out the City of Melfort's offerings in the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Auction
running Saturday, January 28, 2017, to Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
Lakeland District SSFA is bringing Pickleball to Melfort, with a grant from the Melfort Multi-K. A recreational evening will be held on Thursday, February 16, from 8:30 - 10:00 pm at the Kerry Vickar Centre to let the community see what Pickleball is all about. Paddles and balls will be supplied. Come out and try it - you never know, you might like it. Please contact Carol or Jerry at 306-752-3885 or text 306-921-9922 for more information.
Click here to view the Main Street Visioning Report, prepared by Cushing Terrell for the Melfort Business Revitalization Corporation.
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS: Effective Tuesday, November 22, 2016, the Special Needs Transit service hours will be changing to 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily (seven days a week).
Our flushing program is now complete. The potable water truck in the City Hall parking lot will be available until 5:00 pm today only. Thank you for your patience.
Qualified City of Melfort voters who are unable to vote on Election Day or during the advance polls can participate in the 2016 municipal election by mail-in ballot.
The City continues to work with SaskWater on the routine testing of the water supply. Although the surface water from the PFRA reservoir presents both odor and color issues, the water is potable and meets Saskatchewan drinking water standards. Drinking water test results are available at City Hall for viewing.
Public notice is hereby given that nominations of candidates will be received starting September 6th until 4:00 pm on Nomination Day, Wednesday, September 21st.
Wed, August 31, 2016
The Community Services Department presents City-Wide Registration Night on Wed, August 31, 2016, from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Kerry Vickar Centre.
Aug 2-4, 2016
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS
Sections of the walking path will be closed for maintenance from August 2-4, while slurry seal treatment is underway. Users may walk on the grass beside the path if they wish.
The potable water fill station in the City Hall parking station will remain on site Thursday, July 28.
The Water Security Agency has rescinded the Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory effective 8:30 am, Thursday, July 28, 2016. The City of Melfort thanks you for your cooperation. The Northern Lights Palace and paddling/splash pools will be reopening on Friday, July 29th - regular operating hours. SaskWater strongly urges customers to continue to suspend all non-essential water use such as watering of parks/lawns, until further notice.
The City of Melfort is pleased to announce the approval of a construction plan and financing for the new Spruce Haven Park Recreation Area.
July 1, 2016
Friday, July 1, 2016
Downtown Melfort - Memorial Garden, starting at 3:00 pm
On Monday, June 6th the City will be starting the road reconstruction on the 100-300 blocks of Stovel Avenue West.
It’s not too late to complete your census questionnaire.
The City of Melfort announced today that Bridge Road Development has purchased land in the Spruce Grove Neighbourhood for the proposed development of a senior’s residence project.
Click here to view the Spruce Haven Master Plan, a framework for the development of the Spruce Haven Park recreational area, prepared by Nadi Design.
The City of Melfort has been approved under the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) for the heavy rainfall event that occurred on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Click here for information on assistance provided to private property owners.
The City of Melfort reviews and adjusts the Shadd Drive Beautification design to preserve a large number of existing trees...
Check out the new Main Street Melfort website!
July 14 - August 26, 2015
Do you have a love for the outdoors, a fondness for high-tech toys, an interest in history and an adventurous spirit? If so, the Museum's History Geocaching Summer Event might be just the hobby for you!
Click here for a copy of the 2015 Community Services Guide.
Holiday Hours for City Hall, the Landfill, the Northern Lights Palace Pool and the holiday waste collection schedule.
We're thrilled to announce that the City of Melfort has been accepted at the accredited level for the Main Street Saskatchewan Program: http://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2014/november/17/main-street-revitalization-program
The Compost Site will be closing on Saturday, October 22, 2016. See you next spring!
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Council is requesting public input on a proposed policy to restrict the use of city property.
Click here for all of your City of Melfort holiday hours...
November 13 & 14, 2013
The public is invited to celebrate with the City of Melfort as we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Historic Melfort Post Office.
Monday, September 9, 2013
The public is invited to attend the dedication of Scharfstein Park...
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Come one! Come all! Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Power Station at the Melfort and District Museum, 401 Melfort Street West. Celebrate your heritage and have fun! Sunday, August 18 from 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. Details..
Congratulations to Jean Bennett, winner of the Canadian Red Cross 72-hour Disaster Preparedness Kit. Tony Caissie (Red Cross) presented Mrs. Bennett with her prize.
Check this out for all the details on Spring Clean-up Week, landfill fee waiver and the opening of the compost site.
No motor vehicle may be parked on a public street unless it is displaying current license plates.
The City is now offering E-Billing for our utility customers.
April 1st to August 31st
The elm tree pruning ban is in effect until August 31. You can help minimize the spread of Dutch Elm Disease.
The penalty for violating sections of the Dog Control Bylaw is $50.00. We ask that you respect public property and other private property by cleaning up after your animals to ensure a safe and healthy environnment for the community.
The City of Melfort has been preparing for the spring melt and working to minimize the impact the spring runoff will have. We encourage residents to guard against spring melt in their basements. Here are some tips to help you stay dry:
Bylaw 2007-26 is in place to minimize the amount of snow on streets and to keep the sidewalks in the downtown core safe. When the snow falls, you become the owner of whatever snow falls on your property.
January 1, 2013
Notice to Residents: Effective January 1, 2013, the rate per 1,000 imperial gallons will increase from $9.50 to $9.70 per month to meet the inflationary cost of purchasing water from SaskWater.
June 12, 2012
The City of Melfort and Avatex Devcorp Inc. signed an historic agreement to preserve and protect the former Post Office building for possible future rehabilitation.
June 6, 2012
On behalf of City Council, Mayor Doug Terry announced the appointment of Michael Hotsko as the new City Manager.
The population of Saskatchewan continued to grow in 2011 by a rate of 1.3%. Over the same period, the population of the City of Melfort has grown at a rate of 10%...nearly 8 times the provincial average!
At their regular meeting on Monday, January 16th, City Council passed a bylaw to:
- rename streets in the north end of Melfort to eliminate the duplication of street names on the south side.
- rename Saskatchewan Avenue, including Highway 3 west and Highway 6 south, to "Saskatchewan Drive" to link together and brand the highway commercial district.
Please take note that all garbage, including bagged leaves and garden/lawn refuse, must be placed in the waste cart provided to you. Garbage that has been placed beside the garbage cart or in a different container will not be picked up. The only time that clear leaf bags will be picked up is during spring and fall pick-up week. Thank you for your cooperation.
Canadian Tire Jumpstart helps financially disadvantaged kids ages 4-18 get involved in organized sport and recreation by covering the costs of registration, equipment and/or transportation. No deadlines, apply now...
October 12, 2010
Avatex Devcorp, the developer of the Melfort StoneGate retail project, says that the project will develop over 600 full and part time jobs when the project is completed over the next 5 to 7 years.
Check out the happenings at the Kerry Vickar Centre: www.kerryvickarcentre.ca
Avatex Devcorp Inc. has confirmed plans to develop a major regional shopping centre in Melfort, located on Highway 6 opposite the Melfort Golf Course.......
Become a Communities in Bloom Supporter! Open to ALL CITIZENS interested in promoting and beautifying our community. All donations over $20 will receive an income tax deduction receipt. Click here for a sponsorship form.
Time, Talent or Money, we all have something to Give!
Due to the Remembrance Day statutory holiday on November 11th, waste that normally would be collected on Friday, will be picked up on Thursday, November 10th.
The Melfort Business Revitalization Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirby Hardwick as Main Street Program Coordinator for the Main Street Melfort Project.
Notice to Residents: Waste that would normally picked up on Tuesday, November 11 (Remembrance Day), will be collected on Wednesday, November 12. Thank you for your cooperation!
October 7-15, 2016
Notice to Residents - Fall Clean-up Week will be held October 7-15, 2016. Residents with Friday waste collection will have their fall waste picked up on Friday, October 14th.
June 11, 2014
October 17, 2016
Click here to view the Main Street Urban Design & Public Engagement Final Report, prepared by Cushing Terrell Architecture Inc. for the Melfort Business Revitalization Corporation.
The Saskatchewan Water Security Agency has provided permission for SaskWater to reopen the water treatment plant intake at the Saskatchewan River. The Potable Water Station at City Hall will continue to operate from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm daily, as it will take some time for the PFRA reservoir water to flush out of the distribution system. The City of Melfort plans to undertake a thorough flushing program starting next week, which will also affect water quality.
Congratulations Alvin Evenson, winner of the Red Cross Emergency Kit, supplied by the Canadian Red Cross and presented by Tony Caissie.
After October 1, 2008, appliances containing refrigerants will not be accepted at the City of Melfort Landfill without a dealer's tag to confirm the absence of refrigerant and mercury.
The water in Melfort is safe and meets all drinking water standards; however, to assist residents experiencing an issue with taste and odor, a Potable Water Fill Station has been set up in the Melfort City Hall parking lot at 201 MacLeod Ave W, operating daily from 9:00 am - 7:00 pm until further notice. There will be occasional delays when the truck refills. Residents may fill 20-litre containers at no charge.
The Main Arena was constructed in 1931 by Architect Martin. This facility was constructed due to the original skating and curling rink burnt down in 1929. The officially opening of the arena was on Wednesday, December 23, 1931.