2015 Mowing Tender RM's of Baildon No. 131 and Moose Jaw No. 161

RM of Baildon No. 131 and RM of Moose Jaw No. 161 ROADSIDE MOWING TENDER

The Rural Municipalities of Moose Jaw No. 161 and Baildon No. 131 are now accepting price proposals
for joint roadside mowing operations for the 2015 season. The tender is for a one year contract
expiring after the 2015 mowing season is completed with contract renewal for up to 2 years at the
Municipality’s option.

Mowing operations include:

1. Initial top cut plus a second and final full cut on certain roads, road allowances and road
right of ways within the boundaries of the RM’s. 400-500 miles or more for each cut. Initial cut
will be completed with a 10-15’ deck mower between July 15 to August 15. Price proposals for the
roadside mowing will be submitted as an hourly charge.

2. Mowing shall be done so that minimal or no debris is deposited on the road surface.

3. Quality Control Targets—Cutting height should be less than approx. 6”. Contractors may be
requested to re-mow any excessively ragged or high cutting height areas without additional

Contractors are required to provide proof of Worker’s Compensation Board coverage and a minimum of
$2,000,000.00 liability insurance coverage. Contractors are responsible for providing the required
implements, operators and fuel.

Maps for the work area will be made available at the Municipal offices. Contractors will be
required to work around roadsides covered by haying agreements with adjoining landowners.

Contractors are required to clean off equipment before and after each cut and before entering and
leaving each respective RM in the contract. Contractors are also responsible for notifying the RM
of any noxious weeds spotted during mowing operations and must be documented on maps.

2015 Mowing Price Proposals submitted with the enclosed “Mowing Tender Form” must be received at
the Municipal office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday April 13th, 2015.

2015 Mowing Price Proposals
RM of Moose Jaw No. 161 #3-1410 Caribou St. W., Moose Jaw, SK S6H 7S9 Fax # (306) 691-0015

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Questions can be forwarded to:
RM of Moose Jaw No. 161(306)692-3446
RM of Baildon No. 131(306)693-2166


pdfTender Instructions                             pdfMowing Tender Form

Snow Removal -Private Lanes

Re: Snow removal from Private Lanes
To our Valued Residents:
The Municipality can certainly appreciate that residents want to dispose of snow from their laneways and property as efficiently and quickly as possible.
Unfortunately, there are reports of snow from private lanes/properties being pushed onto the sides of municipal road allowances. When the snow-piles are left on the sides of roads, traffic has been unnecessarily reduced to one lane and in extreme conditions the snow has drifted completely across the road making it impassable and dangerous for traffic. In addition, gravel has been un-necessarily removed from the road surfaces when these improper snow removal practices take place.
Therefore we insist that snow from private laneways/properties be kept on the originating property and not pushed onto Municipal Road allowances or public streets. Failure to comply with this request will result in the removal of the snow piles at the expense of the property owners where the snow originated from. These costs will be added to the taxes of the property owners if not paid in full.
Should you have any questions or concerns pertaining to this or other municipal matters, please contact the municipal office (306-692-3446) or your Division Councillor.

Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP)

The Rural Municipality of Moose Jaw No. 161 recently received approval from the Ministry of Government Relations to declare RM161 as an “eligible assistance area” for the excessive rainfall which occurred June 17-18, 2014.

For those residents living within the RM of Moose Jaw No. 161 that experienced water damage to your homes/property (excludes farm land), you may be eligible for financial assistance.

In order to qualify for the assistance, applicants must first obtain a letter from their property insurance providers, indicating they have been “denied insurance coverage due to flooding for the rainfall that occurred June 17-18th, 2014” (these dates must be included in the letter).

Private Property Application Forms and Instruction Guides are available at the Municipal Office: #3-1410 Caribou St. W., Moose Jaw, in addition on the RM of Moose Jaw website (www.moosejawrm161.ca). The deadline to apply is fast approaching, therefore please do not delay completing/submitting the application.

Please contact the municipal office (306-692-3446) with questions or inquiries. 

pdfPDAP Flyers

pdfPrivate Property Application Instructions

pdfPrivate Property Application Form




Division 4 Election Results

2014 Election Results

RM of Moose Jaw No. 161


Councillor for Division 4, for the election held October 22nd, 2014.

Name of Candidate                Number of Votes            Elected

Tom Hetherington                             25                        Yes

Shae Nichols                                       3                               


Number of rejected ballots: 0

Number of ballots counted but objected to: 0

Spoiled ballots: 0

Total number of electors who voted: 28

I delcare that this is an accurate statement of the votes for the office of Councillor Division 4

Dated this 23rd day of October, 2014


Mike Wirges

Returning Officer

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