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What’s Happening in Martensville

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Recreation Program Update – Martensville Sip n’ Shop, Play & Skate with Santa

Martensville Sip n’ Shop – At the North Ridge Centre on November 26th, $2 Admission, from 4:30 PM- 9:30 PM. Offering an opportunity to shop at this tradeshow while enjoying a beverage with friends after work.

Play & Skate with Santa – Play & Skate with Santa will take place on Sun., Dec. 12th at the Sports Centre. It will be an afternoon full of fun activities for kids! You can go on a sleigh ride, skate, take a picture with Santa, get a candy bag, warm up with hot chocolate, and much more!

All programs are run in compliance with current COVID-19 regulations.

November Council Meeting Dates

Please Note: With the commencement of Step 3, under the Provincial ‘Re-Opening Roadmap’ and ease of restrictions, upcoming Council Meetings are set to resume in person. Those still wishing to attend but would wish to do so virtually should contact the City Clerk.

Committee of the Whole Meeting- November 9th
Regular Council Meeting-November 16th

The Regular Council Meetings are located at Martensville City Hall Council Chambers in Martensville City Hall at 37 Centennial Dr. S. 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.

More Ways to Pay!

The City of Martensville is now accepting Interac E-transfer as a payment option for your Property Taxes as well as utility bill, and licensing fees. E-Transfers can be providing using payments@martensville.ca, please reference your roll number or account number when making payment.

The Deadline for 2021 was July 31st

Questions about Taxation can be directed to City Hall at 931-2166.

Civic Services Under the Lifting of the Public Health Order – What You Should Know!

City Hall is Open – Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces as of September 17th. Online and contactless payment options remain available for customer convenience, such as online banking, e-transfers, preauthorized payments or TIPPS. Cheques can also be dropped off after hours in the drop slot at City Hall.

Please do not visit City Hall if you are feeling unwell, experiencing flu-like symptoms or have been in contact with someone who is presumptive or tested positive for COVID-19.

Current Status of Public Facilities as of October 15th

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces as of September 17th.

Martensville Athletic Pavilion – Operations completely resuming, including drop-in programs. Contact the MAP or Martensville.ca for information on upcoming programs or questions.
Aquatic Centre – Closed for the season
City Hall – Open
North Ridge Centre – Re-Opened for Bookings
Heritage Centre – Re-Opened for Bookings
Sports Centre – Open for the Season
Wheatland Regional Library (located in the Civic Centre) – Open

City Staff are available to work with the public via phone or email. Questions or inquiries can be directed to City Hall via phone (306-931-2166) or inquiry@martensville.ca.

After Hour Water and Sewer Emergencies- should still be directed through the Emergency line at City Hall, (306) 931-2166, ext.1.

Business Property Tax and Utility Update

The City has re-implemented the suspension of interest on property taxes and utilies for commercial or industrial properties retroactive from November 2020 until July 31st, 2021.

Questions about Facilities or Programs? City Staff are available to work with the public via phone or email.

Questions or inquiries can be directed to City Hall via phone (306-931-2166) or inquiry@martensville.ca OR the Martensville Athletic Pavilion (306-683-5576) or mapreception@martensville.ca.

Proof of Vaccination, Living with Covid-19, Testing Kits

Effective October 1, 2021, a provincial requirement for proof of vaccination or negative test will be implemented for public access to a list of establishments, businesses, and event venues that bring groups of people together, including:

Indoor dining at restaurants.
Nightclubs, bars, taverns, and other licensed establishments.
Event and entertainment venues, including conference centres, casinos, movie theatres, concert venues, live-music venues, museums, and indoor facilities hosting ticketed sporting events.
Indoor fitness centres, and gyms.

More detail can be found at www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19 under Public Health Orders

COVID-19 will continue to circulate, particularly among unvaccinated populations. Being fully vaccinated is the best protection against COVID-19 and all residents will continue to be offered first and second doses through pharmacies and Saskatchewan Health Authority clinics.

Watch for vaccination clinics and opportunities for vaccinations are through pharmacies and pop-up clinics.

A list of upcoming clinics throughout the province is available at www.saskatchewanhealthauthority.ca

Rapid Testing Kits
As a way to continue to monitor and prevent further spread of COVID-19 within the community and region, rapid testing kits have begun to be made available from various businesses or organizations. As of October 22nd, the Martensville Fire Department was distributing kits on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 3-5 PM. Canalta Hotel-Martensville also had kits available for distribution from 7 AM-11 PM. Distribution is available while supplies last.

A comprehensive Provincial list of where to obtain kits was not yet available but continue to follow local media for updates around availability locally and in the Province.

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