PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS THE AMALGAMATION

posted Oct 31, 2013, 8:40 PM by Garry RapidCity

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS THE AMALGAMATIONOF THE RM OF SASKATCHEWAN, THE TOWN OF RAPID CITY AND THE RM OF BLANSHARD

 

NOVEMBER 19TH, 2013 at the Rapid City School

AND

NOVEMBER 20TH, 2013 at the Basswood Hall

7:30PM

 

As a result of the passing of Bill 33: The Municipal Modernization Act now requires that any municipality with a population of under 1000 residents must amalgamate with a neighboring municipality or municipalities.   As a result of this legislation an amalgamation plan is being drafted by the RM of Saskatchewan, the Town of Rapid City and the RM of Blanshard and the public is being invited to comment on the content of the plan.

 

At this public meeting, Councils will provide an overview of:

·        The amalgamation process

·        Amalgamation discussions which are ongoing; and

·        Proposals that are being considered by the Councils of the partners as part of an Amalgamation Plan.

 

There will be opportunity for questions and comments from the public.

 

Questions and comments may also be directed by letter to the Chief Administrative Officer of your respective municipality.

 

RM of SASKATCHEWAN                                        TOWN OF RAPID CITY

Lois Sharpe                                                              Bonnie Wright

Box 9                                                                        Box 130

Rapid City MB                                                          Rapid City MB

R0K 1W0                                                                  R0K 1W0

rmsk@mts.net                                                          rapcity@mts.net

 

Consultation with our community is an important component of the decision-making process.  Council encourages you to attend.

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