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September Back Lane and General Clean-up…Are you Prepared?

Residents that live South of Main Street will need to have their items out by:
September 24th – 8:00 AM.

Residents that live North of Main Street will need to have their items out by:
October 1st – 8:00 AM.

Please note that the City will be making one pass only. All residents with back lanes shall not place any items out in the lane until one week prior to pick-up
each year.

Public Works Department with the help of Urban Camp will be out during specified dates to pick up items that are listed below. It is our hope that by offering this service it will eliminate the amount of trash and debris that is dumped in back lanes, at the City yard waste depot, and business/contractor dumpsters.

This program is intended for residential household yard cleanup waste, and not intended for commercial and industrial business waste. It is the responsibility of residents to ensure that their waste is disposed of properly. Any waste not picked up or not meeting the criteria for pickup must be disposed of properly through an approved disposal means to avoid prosecution under the Waste Bylaw.

For more information about the Program, please contact City Hall or visit Martensville.ca

List of Acceptable Items

• Household appliances – (fridge, stove & freezers, all doors must be removed)
• Furniture
• Torn down fence material (four foot lengths & tied)
• Rocks
• Garden refuse, leaves & grass clippings (all bagged)
• Tree Branches (four foot lengths & tied)
• Pieces of scrap material including material from small renovations (four foot lengths & tied)

Items That Will Not Be Picked Up

• Hazardous materials
• Sod, topsoil and gravel
• Any liquids
• Construction materials
• Car parts
• Tires
• Computers & parts
• Batteries
• Televisions
• Concrete

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Martensville Fire Department Open House

Come by for a refreshment and meet members of the Martensville Fire Department and see equipment, vehicles and tour the Fire Hall.

Wednesday October 10th
Martensville Fire Hall-427 Centennial Dr. S

Martensville RCMP Town Hall Meeting

Martensville RCMP wishes to invite members of the public to a Town Hall meeting.
Date: October 30th, 2018
Time: 7:00pm
Location: North Ridge Centennial Community Centre, 901 3rd St. North, Martensville, SK
This Town Hall Meeting is an opportunity for our Detachment to engage directly with the public around local policing priorities and public safety. Building relationships with those we serve is a key part of what we do. Everyone has a role to play in building stronger, safer communities. We look forward to listening to the public’s ideas, concerns and answering any questions they may have.

2018 October Council Meeting Dates

Regular Council- October 2
Committee of the Whole – October 9
Regular Council – October 16

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

Water Meter Read/Estimate Schedule Commencing in October

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.

Why Should you provide your own meter reading?
• 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.

For further information on this program, your meter, and submitting your reading, visit Martensville.ca or contact utilityclerk@martensville.ca

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