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City of Martensville Weekly Update

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October and November Council Meeting Dates

Regular Council Meeting – October 15th
Regular Council Meeting – November 5th
Committee of the Whole – November 12th
Regular Council – November 19th

The Council Meetings are located at Martensville City Hall Council Chambers in Martensville City Hall at 37 Centennial Dr. S.
All Regular Council Meetings and Committee of the Whole Meetings are open to the public. All meetings commence at 5PM.
Those wishing to address or do a presentation to Council must be placed on the agenda. To be placed on the agenda please contact the City Clerk’s office at City Hall or visit the website for details. The full Council and Committee of the Whole Schedule can be obtained at martensville.ca.

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How Can You Help Prevent a Sewer Line Backup?

• Do not pour grease or cooking oil down the drain. Instead scrape out or pour cooking oil and grease into a container or plastic bag and dispose of it in your kitchen garbage.
• Do not dispose of large absorbent items like paper towels, diapers, baby wipes or feminine products, down the toilet, these are not items that disintegrate like toilet paper will, including “flushable” wipes. These products should be disposed of in your garbage.
• Kitchen garburators increase the amount of organic material in the service lines. Depending on the condition of the service line, organic material can stick to the lines and over time cause blockages. Compost your organic material instead.
To help prevent a sewer backup, be mindful of what goes down the drain. Your pipes are not built to handle most food items and will almost always cause a blockage in the short or long term. When in doubt, properly dispose of these items by throwing them away.

Halloween at the MAP- October 25th, 6-8PM

Bring the family out for an evening of Halloween Fun at the MAP featuring Games, Music, a Costumes Contest, Treat Bags, Bouncy Houses and More.

Cost is $5 per person or $15 per family. Tickets can be purchased at the MAP.

Contact the Martensville Athletic Pavilion for more information.

Dog and Cat Licensing Information

Per the Animal Control Bylaw all dogs and cats must be licensed within the City of Martensville.

-A license enables Animal Control to reunite lost pets with their owners.
-The purchase of a license includes one free ride home for your pet.
-Permanent licenses are available for microchipped pets and are a onetime $25 lifetime fee.
-Owners must update their contact information with Animal Control and their microchip provider when they move or change phone numbers.
Licenses can be purchased at City Hall, Furrific Grooming & Boutique, Affinity Animal Hospital and Paws Republic.
For more information about licensing or the Animal Control Bylaw please contact City Hall or consult the bylaw at our website

Water Meter Read/Estimate Schedule Starting
– October 2019- May 2020

Between the months of October and May, the City puts in place an alternating schedule that includes meter reading for half of the City.

The alternating schedule is in place during these months due to extra time required to complete city-wide, month to month meter reads. Changes to seasonal staffing, colder temperatures, inclement weather, higher priority maintenance issues in cooler seasons, are all contributing factors in encouraging residents to provide their own meter reading.

Commencing October- North will have meters estimated, South will be read and residents should submit their readings to City Hall.
November- South Estimated or Submitted, North reads
December- South reads, North estimated or submitted
January- South estimated or submitted, North reads
February- South reads, North estimated or submitted
March- South estimated or submitted, North reads
April- South reads, North estimated or submitted
May- South estimated or submitted, North reads

Your water bill will be based on actual consumption preventing you from being over billed or under billed. Days of usage may be higher when an estimate is used resulting in higher billing. A water meter read will ensure accuracy. Estimates are based on prior usage, including summer months where water usage is typically higher. Actual water use in winter months will likely be lower resulting in a lower actual bill.

By Phone- (306) 683-5556, you may leave a message but ensure to give your name and address with your meter read.
By Email- Contact our utilityclerk@martensville.ca to leave your water meter read.
In Person- Stop by City Hall during regular office hours to leave us your meter read.

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