DISTRICT OF LAKELAND NO. 521

Serving Emma, Christopher, Anglin & Mcphee Lakes, Elk Ridge Resort & Boreal Forest Region

July 2018 Update

The July Council meeting was immediately following the storm which came through portions of the District, Great Blue Heron Provincial Park (primarily Murray Point campground), and the RM of Paddockwood. Thanks is to the Lakeland & District Fire Department and First...

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June 2018 Update

There are still concerns about bears and wildlife in the residential areas, so the message included in the May update is repeated … as residents and visitors to this natural area that we enjoy, we also need to be aware of how our actions impact the animals who share...

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May 2018 Update

A significant number of calls have been received regarding bears throughout the District. As residents and visitors to this natural area that we enjoy, we also need to be aware of how our actions impact the animals who share this space. Things we can do to minimize...

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April 2018 Update

The April 9 meeting began with a moment of silence in honour of the Humboldt Broncos accident victims, their families, friends and communities. Staff updates included: SK Environment staff expect to provide a report next month on their work related to FireSmart:...

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March 2018 Update

As a result of the Environmental Site Assessment Reports, the Utilities Committee recommended, and Council approved, the following landfill plans strategy: Emma: divert a portion of the waste over the summer to help fill in the McPhee Lake landfill, and then haul the...

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February 2018 Update

The February meeting began with a moment of silence for Tom Burwell. The Councillor for Division 5 passed away suddenly at his home in Saskatoon on January 14. Our thoughts and prayers are with Betty and their family during this very difficult time. February meeting...

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December 2017 / January 2018

December 2017 / January 2018 update: Happy New Year, and best wishes for a healthy and happy 2018! This update will cover the December and January meetings: A modular building has been purchased and placed at the Emma Lake landfill. The building will be used as an...

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November 2017

- Administration will prepare a report regarding expansion of discretionary use for inclusion in the Rural Residential Large Acreage (RR1) zoning. This expansion was initiated by a request for a vehicle repair shop in this zoning area, which prompted a review of the...

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October 2017

- There has been an increase in the number of calls asking for information about what to do if a suspicious vehicle is noticed. Residents can call the Lakeland Protective Services Department at 306.982.4466, or the RCMP (Emma and Christopher Lakes area – Prince Albert...

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September 2017

- Updates were received on several areas; the Boundary Road reconstruction, Bell’s Beach drainage project, road dustproofing, a review of the 2017 assessment appeal process and outcome. The assessment appeal fee will be increased from $100 to $200 per property for...

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August 2017

Thanks to everyone who can out to the District’s 40th anniversary BBQ. The municipal shop was of interest to many and a great location for the event. Thanks as well to the Staff who made the arrangements, provided BBQ services, and cleaned up. Many would like to see...

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July 2017

To begin, the District is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary. In honour of the occasion and as an informal open house for our recently constructed municipal shop, the District will host a bbq on Friday, July 28, from 3 – 6pm at the District shop located just off...

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