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Media releases from SUMA.

Asset Management on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s Northwest Hometowns

October 09, 2018

Municipal leaders from 18 hometowns in northwest Saskatchewan gathered in Maidstone October 4 to discuss the matters important to their communities.

The topic of asset management dominated the conversation at the Northwest Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA).

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Asset Management, Funding on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s West Central Hometowns

October 04, 2018

Municipal leaders from 13 hometowns in west central Saskatchewan gathered in Cut Knife October 3 to discuss the matters important to their communities.

The topics of asset management and funding dominated the conversation at the West Central Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA).

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SUMA Welcomes Funding for Municipal Infrastructure

October 03, 2018

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) welcomes the signing of the integrated bilateral agreement between the Province of Saskatchewan and Government of Canada.

Today’s agreement will provide more than $896 million in federal funding to support infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan.

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Asset Management, Revenue Sharing on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s Northeast Hometowns

October 03, 2018

Municipal leaders from 26 hometowns in northeast Saskatchewan gathered in Melfort October 2 to discuss the matters important to their communities.

The topics of asset management, revenue sharing, and other funding dominated the conversation at the Northeast Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA).

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Asset Management, Policing on Agenda for Hometowns in Central Saskatchewan

October 01, 2018

Municipal leaders from 15 hometowns in central Saskatchewan gathered at Dakota Dunes October 1 to discuss the matters important to their communities.

The topics of asset management and policing dominated the conversation at the Central Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA).

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Public Safety on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s East Central Hometowns

October 01, 2018

Municipal leaders from 19 hometowns in east central Saskatchewan gathered in Yorkton September 28 to discuss the matters important to their hometowns.

Topics relating to public safety, including policing, dominated the conversation at the East Central Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA). The meeting included a presentation from RCMP Assistant Commissioner, Curtis Zablocki.

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Public Safety on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s Southeast Hometowns

October 01, 2018

Municipal leaders from 23 hometowns in southeast Saskatchewan gathered in Kipling September 27 to discuss the matters important to their communities.

Topics relating to public safety dominated the conversation at the Southeast Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA).

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Asset Management, Revenue Sharing on Agenda for Saskatchewan’s Southwest Hometowns

September 28, 2018

Municipal leaders from 19 hometowns in southwest Saskatchewan gathered in Assiniboia September 26 to discuss the matters important to their communities.

Topics of asset management and revenue sharing dominated the conversation at the Southwest Regional Meeting hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA).

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Municipal Empowerment Tops FCM Board of Directors Agenda Attended by Saskatchewan Leaders

September 18, 2018

Municipal representatives from Saskatchewan joined fellow leaders from across the country in the County of Annapolis, Nova Scotia, to discuss the goals and objectives of Canada’s municipalities for the year ahead.

Representing Saskatchewan at the fall board meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) were Gordon Barnhart, President of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) and Councillor for the Town of Saltcoats, Saskatoon City Councillor and SUMA Executive Member Darren Hill, Yorkton City Councillor and SUMA Director Randy Goulden, Warman Mayor Sheryl Spence, and Ray Orb, President of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) and Reeve of the RM of Cupar.  

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Municipal Leaders Head Back to School with SUMA

August 14, 2018

Elected officials from 30 Saskatchewan municipalities have headed back to school. From August 12-14, the municipal leaders were at the University of Regina filling their tool kits with new skills, knowledge, and confidence as they built networks with their peers around the province. This educational experience, tailored to the province’s municipal leaders, is hosted by the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA).

See more in the full media release below.

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