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Media releases from SUMA.

Glaslyn hosts SUMA spring regional meeting

November 25, 2009

Mayors, council members and administrators from Saskatchewan cities, towns and villages are meeting during the month of June in a series of semi-annual regional meetings of Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) members. <span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></span></span></span></span></span>

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Swift Current hosts SUMA spring regional meeting

November 25, 2009

Mayors, council members and administrators from Saskatchewan cities, towns and villages are meeting during the month of June in a series of semi-annual regional meetings of Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) members.&nbsp; <span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>

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Montmartre hosts SUMA spring regional meeting

November 25, 2009

Mayors, council members and administrators from Saskatchewan cities, towns and villages are meeting during the month of June in a series of semi-annual regional meetings of Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) members.&nbsp; <span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>

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Choiceland hosts SUMA spring regional meeting

November 25, 2009

Mayors, council members and administrators from Saskatchewan cities, towns and villages are meeting during the month of June in a series of semi-annual regional meetings of Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) members.&nbsp; <span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>

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Municipal representatives pleased with new Municipal Operating Grant Program

November 25, 2009

The Saskatchewan City Mayors&rsquo; Caucus, the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) agree that the Government of Saskatchewan&rsquo;s commitment to implement the MOG program is a historical event in the relationship between the Province and municipal governments.<br />

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Federal infrastructure program misses the mark

November 25, 2009

Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association President Allan Earle is concerned that new federal infrastructure initiatives will not get money flowing to municipalities in time for the next construction season.<br />

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Strong government to government relationship remains a top priority for the SUMA Board

November 25, 2009

A strong government to government relationship will remain priority number one for the Saskatchewan Urban Municipality Association&rsquo;s (SUMA) board of directors. The strength and potential of the municipal-provincial relationship was a recurring theme throughout SUMA&rsquo;s regular fall board meeting, held September 26 and 27, in Regina.<br />

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SUMA applauds recent Federal announcements

November 25, 2009

SUMA&rsquo;s Board of Directors applauded Prime Minister Stephen Harper&rsquo;s government for his announcement last week regarding Regina&rsquo;s Ipsco Place expansion and Saskatoon&rsquo;s newest bridge. The Board was in the middle of a regular scheduled meeting (June 20-21 in Regina)<br /> when the good news became official.<br />

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SUMA Regional meetings start today; SUMAssure unveiled

November 25, 2009

Regional meetings are an annual rite of spring for members of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities. New programs, policies and issues are hotly debated and the organization&rsquo;s direction is set for the summer months.<br />

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More money is needed for municipalities

November 25, 2009

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association is extremely pleased with the Provincial<br /> Government&rsquo;s decision to revisit their commitment to Revenue Sharing with municipalities.<br /> Increasing the Revenue Sharing pool by 15 per cent instead of the 7 per cent announced in the<br /> Budget last month will certainly help to keep municipal property taxes at a reasonable level.<br />

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