NEWS & EVENTS
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.

McDonald's Restaurants Coming to Stone Gate Shopping Centre

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.

 
NEWS

Poetry City 2017

Mon, Apr 10

The City of Melfort is taking up the #PoetryCity challenge!  Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke has challenged Mayors across Canada to bring poetry into politics, and we are pleased to be participating.  On Monday, August 10, 2017, at 5:00 pm in the City Hall Council Chambers, Sherrie Glister will read poetry at our City Council meeting in celebration of World Poetry Day and National Poetry Month.  We are excited to take this opportunity to bring poetry into the public eye and showcase local talent.  Find out more about Poetry City at http://poets.ca/poetrycity.

To celebrate National Poetry Month, local poet Sherrie Glister will be performing a reading from her book "Welcoming the Weaver" at the Council meeting on Mon, April 10 at 5:00 pm. All are invited to attend! The City of Melfort is pleased to be participating in the Poetry City 2017 challenge...bringing poetry into politics! 

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