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739 Grid Update

August 3, 2022

739 Grid will be open from Bethune to TWP 245 as of Wednesday August 3, 2022. Any further travel should be followed detour as per attached map.

Please check our website or Facebook for further updates.

Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.



Special Council Meeting – July 26, 2022

July 25, 2022

Update on Rail Crossing

July 19, 2022

Follow on recent repairs the rail crossing at 642 Grid will remain closed for another day or two due to the weather conditions.

Please check our web page and Facebook for any updates.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Rail crossing closure

July 18, 2022

Due to some necessary repairs rail crossing on 642 grid that leads to Highway 11 will be closed today, Monday July 18th 2022, until 5 pm approximately.

739 Grid Further Closure

July 4, 2022

RM of Dufferin 190 is closing further 2.5 miles on 739 Grid due to continuous road maintenance, clay capping and road repair.

It will be closed as of Tuesday July 5, 2022 from 7 am for an approximately 4 weeks (weather permitting).

There is no travel permitted on 739 Grid to RR 253 from the Village of Bethune.

Please follow detour as per the map attached (red line).

Any updates will be posted as soon as the new information available.

Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Public Hearing

RR245 Grid Temporary Closure

June 28, 2022

On June 29, 2022 KSPC is planning on replacing the planking on the railway crossing on Range Road 245 south of the Legacy paved road.

The road will be closed from 8 am until 5 pm Wednesday. Please use the detour as indicated on the attached image.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarms Requirements

June 17, 2022

739 Grid Temporary Closure

June 14, 2022

RM of Dufferin 190 is planning to close 739 Grid for 1 mile from RR 244 to RR 245 due to road maintenance, clay capping and road repair.

It will be closed as of Thursday June 16, 2022 from 7 am for an approximately 2 weeks (weather permitting).

Please follow detour as per the map attached (red line).

All updates will be posted as soon as the new information available.

Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Spring Clean-Up Week

May 4, 2022

Road Ban Removal

April 22, 2022

Please be advised that Road Ban Restrictions will be removed in the RM of Dufferin 190 as of Monday April 25, 2022 from 12.01 am.

Easter Holidays Office Opening Hours

April 13, 2022

Special Council Meeting

April 13, 2022


Board Member for Palliser Library

March 31, 2022

Council Special Meeting

March 31, 2022


Village of Bethune 2022 Landfill Season

March 29, 2022

One Year Internship for Administrative Position

Spring Road Restrictions in Effect as of Monday March 21, 2022

March 18, 2022


Council Meeting Change Date

March 11, 2022

Please be advised that as of April 2022 regular Council meetings will be held every second Friday of the month.

If anyone has any concerns or questions that require Council’s attention, please e-mail your questions 4 days before the meeting (Monday) to:  and the
Administrator will bring the subject to the Council for their review.

Snow Clearing in the RM of Dufferin 190

March 4, 2022


Operating Foreman – Employment Opportunity

March 4, 2022



SARM – Rural Crime Watch Initiative

Notice of Abandonment of Poll

February 8, 2022


Division 2 – Statement of Results

February 4, 2022


Call for Nominations – Division 2

February 1, 2022


February Special Council Meeting

January 25, 2022


January Special Council Meeting

January 25, 2022


Council Meeting

January 21, 2022

January 12, 2022 Council Meeting Agenda

January 11, 2022

2022 01 12 January Agenda

Office Open Hours Over Christmas

December 20, 2021


Special Meeting Public Notice

December 15, 2021


Special Meeting Notice

November 18, 2021



Dump Site (Transfer Station) Closing Time

November 10, 2021

Please be aware that dump site (Transfer Station) of the Village of Bethune will be closed for winter as of Monday November 15, 2021.

Regular Council Meeting Change Date

November 5, 2021


Fall Clean-Up October 2021

October 12, 2021


RM of Dufferin 190 Special Meeting

October 4, 2021


SOWMA – Septic Awareness Week

September 13, 2021


Village of Bethune Landfill hours

September 13, 2021

Fire Ban Lifted

August 23, 2021

Railway Crossing Signage

August 12, 2021

Last Mountain Railway is looking of your assistance in reporting any damage to railway crossing warning signage (railway crossbucks) in the RM of Dufferin #190.
If you happen to notice damaged signage or signs missing at a railway crossing please contact Last Mountain Railway at 306-992-5920 or 306-992-5915.
Last Mountain Railway is wanting to remind Agricultural producers to please remember when transporting equipment over railway crossings to ensure it is folded to smallest possible configuration (which includes large headers to be removed and towed if necessary) to fit within the crossing signs and warning surfaces.
Please note that damage costs may be borne by the RM’s where the crossing is located.
Thank you for your cooperation in this important safety matter.

Fire Ban

August 12, 2021

Temporary Road Closure at TWP 194

August 10, 2021


RM of Dufferin & Village of Bethune Administrator’s Job Vacancy

August 3, 2021


RM of Dufferin 190 & Village of Bethune Fire Board – Member of the Public Volunteer

July 29, 2021


Consideration to a New Development Permit Fee Bylaw

July 19, 2021


Draft Bylaw


739 Grid Closure

July 14, 2021

RM of Dufferin 190 is planning to close 739 Grid for 4 miles from the Village of Bethune to RGE245 due to road maintenance, clay capping and road repair.

It will be closed as of Monday July 19, 2021 from 6 am for an approximately 3 weeks (weather permitting).

Please follow detour as per the map attached.

All updates will be posted as soon as the new information available.

Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.


Fire Ban – RM of Dufferin 190

July 2, 2021


Revegetation Project for Highway 354

June 24, 2021



July Council Meeting Change Date

June 23, 2021


Marion Heights Access Road Closure

June 22, 2021


Repeal and Replace Council Procedural Bylaw

June 22, 2021


2021 Ditch Mowing and Hay Salvage

SaskEnergy Notification – NW 34-21-26-W2 Line Repair

June 14, 2021


Road Crossing RR250

June 14, 2021

K+S Potash Canada will be proceeding with the last RR 250 road crossing as previously approved. PCW will be open cutting RR 250 to install the branch line into Pad 15. The crossing will start June 15th and should take 3-4 days to complete.
Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Special Council Meeting

June 10, 2021


Fire Ban Lifted

June 8, 2021

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Municipal Vehicle For Sale By Tender

June 1, 2021

Notice of Abandonment of Poll

May 20, 2021

Pad 15 – Range Road 250 – Road Closure

May 19, 2021

Pro Canada West expects to start excavation for crossing RGE Road 250 on May 31, 2021.

The road will be crossed via open cut method. The crossing will take approximately 4 days to complete, weather permitting.

During this time there still will be an open access to Pad 15, therefore there would not be any detour or temporary bypasses needed.

A proper signage and barricades will be installed indicating an open excavation.

Pro Canada West will restore the affected area to its original conditions after the work complete.

Fire Ban – RM of Dufferin 190

May 14, 2021

FIRE BAN has been issued for the RM of Dufferin #190 and in affect.
Due to the continued dry weather and extended weather forecast fire conditions are considered very high.
The RM of Dufferin #190 appreciates everyone’s cooperation in abiding by the Fire Ban.
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Full Time Grader Operator Job

May 6, 2021


Please apply to the Municipal office by the 21st of May 2021.

The application can be dropped at the office, mailed to the address as per flyer or e-mailed to:

2021 Bi-Election – Division 1 & 2

May 3, 2021


2021 Spring Clean-up Week

May 3, 2021

Fire Ban at the RM of Dufferin 190

April 16, 2021

Municipal Office Opening Hours

April 15, 2021

Please be advised that the Municipal Office will be closed from Monday April 19 to Friday April 23, 2021 including.

Back to normal opening hours Monday April 26, 2021.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Village of Bethune Landfill

April 13, 2021

Please note Village of Bethune landfill site will be closed Wednesday April 14, 2021 due to weather conditions.
It will re-open at normal operational hours Saturday April 17, 2021 at 10 am.
Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Total Fire Ban in the RM of Dufferin 190

April 9, 2021

Please note due the severe dry conditions in the RM of Dufferin #190 a FIRE BAN has been issued and is in affect immediately.
No open fires are permitted at this time. The RM of Dufferin #190 will monitor weather conditions in the coming weeks and review the Fire Ban requirements on an ongoing basis.
The RM of Dufferin #190 appreciates everyone’s cooperation during these dry spring weather conditions.
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2020 Financial Statement – RM of Dufferin 190

Proposed Bylaw for the Sale of Municipal Dedicated Lands

March 22, 2021

2021 Spring Weight Restrictions Update

March 22, 2021

RM of Dufferin 190 is opting out from 2021 Spring Weight Restriction Order as of Monday March 22, 2021.

2021 Spring Weight Restrictions

March 12, 2021

2021 Spring Road Restrictions In Effect as of Monday March 15th 2021

March 12, 2021

Palliser Regional Library Board Member

March 11, 2021

2021 Landfill Season Opening

March 11, 2021

Lifting of Winter Weights

March 5, 2021

March Council Meeting Change Date

February 26, 2021

Quinoa Growers Wanted Across The Prairies

February 22, 2021

Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency – 2021 Revaluation Assessment

February 19, 2021

Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory for Dufferin Water users

February 5, 2021

Notice of Abandonment of Poll

December 17, 2020

Maintenance Work at Windsor Drive – Highwood Beach

December 16, 2020

January 2021 Council Meeting Schedule

December 14, 2020

Proposed Bylaw for the Sale of Dedicated Lands

December 14, 2020

Zoning Bylaw Amendment

December 14, 2020

Bethune Community Sports Centre Covid-19 Guidelines Update

November 24, 2020

Notice of Call for Nominations – Councillor Division 4

November 23, 2020

Bethune Community Sports Centre Covid-19 Guidelines

November 19, 2020

RM of Dufferin meeting

November 17, 2020

Public Gallery Attendance at Regular Meeting – November 18 2020 – 10:00 am

Please note the RM of Dufferin #190, in response to the recent and severe rise in COVID-19 in the Province and in an attempt to ensure hosting the safest meeting venue possible, is requesting any members of the public wishing to attend the upcoming November 18, 2020 regular meeting to do so virtually.

The Municipality is wishing to limit those within the council chambers to elected officials and delegations accordingly to properly and effectively follow social distancing protocols.

A Zoom meeting link may be requested from the municipal office by phoning the municipal office. Office staff will respond by sending out an email link to the meeting whereby you will be able to view and listen to the meeting in progress.

The RM of Dufferin #190 appreciates all ratepayers cooperation and understanding during these times and is optimistic the actions to ensure the regular meeting is available publicly are met favorably.

if you have any questions please contact the municipal office.

Declaration of Results

November 10, 2020

2020 Municipal Election

November 7, 2020

Advance Poll – October 28, 2020

October 28, 2020



Right of Way Closure/Lease Request – RGE 254 (ESE 05-20-25-W2)

October 26, 2020

Right of Way Closure/Lease Request – RGE 251 (ESE 35-20-25 & 35-20-25-W2)

October 26, 2020

Right of Way Closure/Lease Request – RGE 252, 1.5 mile South TWP 210

October 26, 2020

Right of Way Closure/Lease Request for RR 250 (TWP 192 one mile South (E 1/2 12-19-25 and W 1/2 07-19-25-W2)

October 26, 2020

Right of Way Closure/Lease Request for TWP 192 South 15-19-25-W2

October 26, 2020

Right of Way Closure/Lease Request for RR 253, 1 mile South TWP 194 of 21/22 and 28/29-19-25-W2

October 26, 2020

Right of Way Closure/Lease Request for RR 252 TWP 194

October 26, 2020

November Council Meeting Changing Date

October 19, 2020

Mail-In Ballot Information

October 15, 2020

2020 Fall Clean Up

October 13, 2020

Municipal Election 2020 – Reeve Candidates

October 13, 2020

Prairie Valley School Division – Notice of Call for Further Nominations

October 13, 2020

Prairie Valley School Division – Notice of Abandonment of Poll

October 13, 2020

Notice of Poll

October 8, 2020

Notice of Advance Poll

October 8, 2020

Notice of Abandonment of Poll

October 8, 2020

October Council Meeting Time Change

October 8, 2020

Road Closure/Lease

September 21, 2020

2020 Election – Notice of Call for Nominations

September 14, 2020

Request for Consideration

September 1, 2020

Municipalities of Saskatchewan

August 24, 2020

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment – Discretionary Uses

August 24, 2020

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment

August 24, 2020

Municipal Building For Sale By Removal

August 13, 2020

Palliser Library Update

August 7, 2020

Community Living Yellow Clothing Donation Bin

August 6, 2020

Community Living would like to thank all residents of the Village of Bethune and the RM of Dufferin 190 for support in donations.

Due to the effects that COVID-19 has had financially Community Living has to cut back on expenses and reduce some of their collection routes.

The yellow bin that locates on the corner of the Main Street and Railway Avenue will be removed.

Community Living will re-place the bin again in Bethune down the road in the future, if plans change.


August 6, 2020

Just for the information:

The coin machine that locates at the Village Water Plant has been recently replaced.

It accepts now $1.00 coin as well as $2.00.

$1.00 coin will provide you with 65 imperial gallons per minute.

$2.00 coin – provides 130 imperial gallons in two minutes.

Saskatchewan Health Authority Update

July 31, 2020

Please find attached an update from the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the information that you can find as per link on Government site:

Stakeholder Update…

Plant Health Network News

July 29, 2020

Palliser Library – New Way Of Keeping Your Library Open

July 22, 2020

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment

July 21, 2020

Clubroot Information

July 16, 2020

Offer For Removal Of The Municipal Building

July 16, 2020

SaskPower – For Your Information

July 6, 2020

Capital Equipment Contribution

June 23, 2020

The Bethune and RM of Dufferin #190 Volunteer Fire Department and the Lumsden and District Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank Superior Forklift and Nutrien, for their recent donation of a side-by-side wildland firefighting unit. The apparatus will be shared between the neighbouring departments and may be deployed in either service area when needed. The addition of this unit will allow firefighters from Lumsden and Bethune to access areas where a full-size fire truck cannot go.
The custom Kioti Mechron side-by-side from Superior Forklift has been built to combat wildland fires, rescue victims, and to move firefighting personnel into hard to reach areas. It is powered by a powerful three-cylinder diesel engine and has been fitted with a full suspension, spring loaded, heavy duty track system to maneuver through the toughest of terrain. The hose reel with electric rewind comes with an option of 50ft of 1″ hose or 100ft of %” hose. The unit carries 70 gallons of water and an integrated Class A foam system which is piped to the 5.5 horsepower Honda pump. The tank has a large port for quick refilling off a fire truck or water tanker. A custom lighting package has been installed to alert the public and identify the machine as a responding unit in the fire department’s fleet.
Brian Weisbrod is the President and co-owner of Superior Forklift Ltd. He, along with co-owners Larry Geni and Sid Hurrell, started the business in 2001. The business began with a 200 square foot shop in Regina with the co-owners as the only employees and has expanded to a shop that covers 2.2 acres with additional branches in Saskatoon and Winnipeg and over 40 employees. Superior Forklift is committed to excellence in all business operations. They are locally owned and managed and committed to the growing province of Saskatchewan.
Superior Forklift offers several services. Repair and maintenance of heavy equipment, truck and trailer safety inspections, repair and maintenance of docks and doors, sweeping of parking lots, repair and maintenance of Olympia ice machines are just of few.
Superior also offers several product lines including Blue Giant, Genie, Hyundai, Kioti, Load Lifter, Olympia, Unicarriers, Wacker Neuson and most recently Cub Cadet.
Nutrien has an office in Lumsden and has been part of the community for many years. They work in partnership with local organizations to protect, grow and enrich communities where they operate. Thank you to Gord Emperingham and his team at Nutrien for their support.
Thank You for this generous capital equipment donation.


Offer For Sale By Tender For Removal Of The Municipal Building

June 22, 2020

Offer For Sale By Tender Of The Municipal Equipment

June 22, 2020

Zoning Bylaw Amendment – Public Hearing June 10, 2020

May 28, 2020

SaskPower Wood Power Pole Replacement

May 27, 2020

SaskPower will be busy in the RM of Dufferin over the next few weeks providing for wood power pole replacement.

Please be mindful of SaskPower and contractor work crews in the following areas:

i. Highwood Beach, Kedleston Beach and Marion Heights;
ii. Twp 21-Rge 23 minor work in various locations;
ii. 800 m north of the Village of Findlater east to Range Road 252
iv. Twp 21 Rge 26 Range Road 214 to Lovering Lakes.

Please remember to reduce speeds to 60 km hour in construction zone areas.




Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant – For Information

May 25, 2020

Village of Bethune and RM of Dufferin 190 office

May 15, 2020

The Municipal Office will re-open to the public on Tuesday May 19, 2020 for regular hours.

The Village of Bethune and RM of Dufferin appreciate everyone’s cooperation to adhere to social distancing guidelines / suggestions.

The municipal office will limit the number of visitors in the office to one (1) and customers entering the office will be requested to maintain appropriate distances from the front counter.

Office staff will be disinfecting the entry way and front counter accordingly during open hours.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding!

Fire Ban

May 8, 2020

The FIRE BAN in the RM of Dufferin #190 will continue until 6:00 am Monday May 11, 2020. The Fire Ban will be lifted at that time.

The Fire Ban is in affect for all ratepayers from Agricultural producers to resort and country residential property owners until 6:00 am Monday May 11, 2020.

Agricultural producers will be permitted to burn stubble and sloughs after the above noted time. Producers are still cautioned to ensure fire guards are in place and or equipment on site in case of fire spread.

Kindly remember to call the Control Fire Burn to report your controlled burn at 1-866-404-4911.

The RM of Dufferin #190 appreciates everyone’s cooperation and understanding during the Fire Ban issuance.

Waste Collection at Marion Heights Resort

May 7, 2020

To all residents of Marion Heights Resort

30 yard waste container will be delivered to the resort w/c 11th May 2020 for 4 weeks.

Take advantage of this opportunity to assist in cleaning up your yards and the resort communities!

The site will be not be monitored so please ensure only proper materials are placed in the bin. General household wastes, miscellaneous materials etc are acceptable.

(Please note the spring cleanup does not apply to construction materials/ wastes, trees/bush clippings, used tires, used oil, hazardous goods, etc.)

For the removal of old fridges or freezers – you may contact SaskPower at
1-877-757-3292 to see, if the appliance qualifies for the program.

Please contact the Municipal office (306) 638-3112 to arrange an exchange, if the container become full. Thank you for your co-operation.

Gopher Control Products for Agricultural Produces

April 30, 2020

The RM of Dufferin has just received its order of 2% liquid strychnine to go along with the ready to use granular gopher control product already in stock.

As the Municipal office is tentatively scheduled to open to be open to the public on a limited basis after May 19, 2020, agricultural producers requiring gopher control product may contact the office for pickup.

For the 2% strychnine product, evaluation forms will be handed out with the product and invoices will be mailed out. Product Evaluation forms are required to be turned into the office immediately after the placement of the products.

You may contact the municipal office during normal office hours to schedule a pickup time.

Thank you for your cooperation.

2020 Assessment Roll

April 30, 2020

Further to the initial posting that the 2020 Assessment Roll for the RM of Dufferin #190 was open for inspection with a closing date of May 11, 2020, due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Ministry of Government Relations has extended the assessment appeal deadline an additional 30 days from the original date of the roll closing.

RM of Dufferin #190 ratepayers are hereby advised that the 2020 Assessment Roll will officially close at 4:00 pm on June 10 2020.

For any further information on assessments for the RM of Dufferin #190, please contact the municipal office at your convenience.

Total Fire Ban

April 27, 2020

Buffalo Pound System Service

April 23, 2020

Road Closure E23 & E14-19-25-W2

April 23, 2020

Spring Clean-Up For the Resorts

April 16, 2020

Municipal Office Closure

April 14, 2020

Please be advised that Municipal Office will continue to be closed to the general public. Staff continue to maintain in office hours and are available to answer phone calls and email accordingly.
The Municipalities will continue to follow protocols as mandated by the Provincial Government Ministries.
Your continued patience and understanding is appreciated.
The Councils’ of the Village of Bethune and RM of Dufferin #190 appreciate everyone’s efforts while families self isolate and practice social distancing measures.
Be Safe!

Village of Bethune Landfill/Transfer Station Site

April 14, 2020

The Village of Bethune will open the Landfill / Transfer Station effective Wednesday April 15, 2020, for normal operating hours.
Public Requirements:
– Municipal staff will direct where refuse / materials are to be placed;
– no exchange of payment will be made at the site. Municipal staff will note patrons using the site and invoices for disposal of materials will be made accordingly.
– the Free Spring Clean-up will go ahead as normal with dates to be advertised in the next few days.
The Village of Bethune appreciates your cooperation during the COVID -19 health crisis.

Notice of Preparation of 2020 Assessment Roll

April 14, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the R.M. of Dufferin #190 for the year of 2020 has been prepared and is open for inspection in the office of the assessor from 8:00 a.m. till 4:30 p.m. on the following days: Monday to Friday April 10, 2020 to Monday May 11, 2020.
A bylaw pursuant to section 214 of The Municipalities Act has been passed and the assessment notices have been sent as required.

Any person who wishes to appeal his/her assessment is required to file his/her Notice of Appeal (Form F) with: Aileen Swenson, Secretary of the Board of Revision, Gord Krismer & Associates, 2405 Gordon Road, Regina, Sask. S4S 4M4, by the 11th day of May, 2020.

A fee of $100.00 must accompany each appeal of assessment.

Dated at Bethune, Saskatchewan this 10th day of April 2020.

Rodney E. Audette


Village of Bethune Landfill

April 3, 2020

To All residents of the Village of Bethune and the RM of Dufferin 190

Due to the current situation with Covid-19 the opening time for the Landfill has been re-scheduled to April 15, 2020.

We shall keep you posted, if there are any other changes.

Thank you for your patience and co-operation in this difficult time for everyone.


Message From The Ministry of Health

March 27, 2020

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan is limiting the size of public and private gatherings to a maximum of ten people in one room are prohibited as of March 26, 2020. Exceptions are provided where two metre distancing between people can be maintained, such as workplaces and meeting settings where people are distributed into multiple rooms or buildings and retail locations deemed essential.

A list of critical public services and allowable business services has been created to inform the business community of which businesses can continue to operate in accordance with social distancing practices. A list of those businesses was provided with the news release of March 25, 2020. This is in addition to business services that were ordered closed on March 23.

To learn more about supports available for businesses and workers or for further clarity regarding allowable business services, email or visit the COVID-19 Information Page for Businesses and Workers at

Also as of March 26, the closure and restrictions of food services includes an order that staff must dispense food products. Self-service of open, prepared food products (e.g. salad bars, soup and hot food items at convenience stores) is no longer permitted.

The complete public health orders are available at

Social Distancing in the Workplace
While many workplaces are deemed essential, those workplaces must ensure their occupational health and safety guidelines are up to date and in force to prevent the transmission of respiratory illnesses.

Workers, including those who work outdoors and agricultural producers, must follow personal protective measures to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.
• All travelers returning from international destinations – including the U.S. – are subject to a mandatory self-isolation order. Anyone identified by a Medical Health Officer as a close contact of someone with COVID-19 shall go into mandatory self-isolation for 14 days from the date of having been exposed. Exempted are truckers, airline, rail, and work crews that are required to work in order to maintain business continuity and are supervised by Infection Prevention and Control Officers or Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace.
• Actively monitor for symptoms. At the first sign of cough, immediately self-isolate for 14 days.
• Practice physical distancing in the workplace, including those workplaces that are outdoors. Maintain a two metre separation between individuals.
• Wash your hands often. Cough/sneeze into your elbow or tissue and wash your hands immediately.

With even mild symptoms, stay home
Everyone must play their part to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, no matter the size or location of their community.

Wash your hands frequently. Maintain social distance of two metres. Do not attend any events, public or private, where you cannot maintain that social distance. Self-monitor for symptoms in yourself or your dependents and stay home if you are ill with even mild symptoms of cough or fever.

Unsure about your symptoms? Use the self-assessment tool at to determine if you should contact HealthLine 811.

March 27, 2020 News Releases issued by the Government of Saskatchewan

• Saskatchewan Provincial Parks – Support The National Effort And Stay Home…
With warm weather in the forecast for this weekend, Saskatchewan Parks is reminding residents provincial parks are not open at this time.

• Nine New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Saskatchewan…
As of March 27, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has nine new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 104.

• Update On COVID-19 Measures Being Taken In Correctional Facilities…
The Ministry of Corrections and Policing is taking significant steps to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 in provincial correctional facilities.

For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, please visit For more information about the Ministry of Trade and Export Development’s Business Response Team visit

COVID-19 – Self-Assessment Tool

March 25, 2020

Health Canada Self Assessment Tool
For your information the following link will take you to the COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool.
The following link provides additional information from Health Canada on the COVID-19 health crisis.…/d…/coronavirus-disease-covid-1…

Coronavirus Update

March 25, 2020

Saskatchewan Health Authority Expanding Capacity For COVID-19…/sha-expanding-capacity-for…
This is one part of the SHA’s overall strategy to contain, delay and mitigate COVID-19.…/m…/24/covid-19-update-ma…
As of March 24, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has six new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 72 confirmed cases.
For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, please visit For more information about the Ministry of Trade and Export Development’s Business Response Team visit
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Disposal of Any Sanitary Products

March 25, 2020

Please note that items such as baby wipes; Lysol wipes; paper towel or other sanitary products should be disposed of your waste bins.
These products do not disintegrate in the sewer system and can cause severe problems with the Municipality’s sewage effluent pumps.
Your cooperation to dispose of the aforementioned items properly is greatly appreciated.

Spring Weight Restrictions 2020

March 25, 2020

Please note that effective Monday March 23, 2020 at 12:01 am the First Notice of Spring Weight Restrictions comes in affect.
The Notice DOES NOT include the RM of Dufferin #190 however with the warm weather expected next week, the next advertising from the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure slated for later in the week, will likely include the Municipality.
When the Notice including the RM of Dufferin #190 is given, it will apply to ALL roads in the RM of Dufferin with the exception of the Bethune Mine Road from Highway #11 to the KSPC Mine Site.
The cooperation of all haulers to abide by the Spring Weight Restrictions is greatly appreciated by the Municipality.
For more information you may contact the Municipal office or click on the following link:…
Commercial truck limits and weight restrictions are in place on provincial highways at various times of the year.


Municipal Office Closures to the Public

March 19, 2020

2020 Landfill Operational Season

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Provincial Updates

March 18, 2020

Please use the following links for updates on COVID-19 from the Province of Saskatchewan.
• Ministry of Education Update – COVID-19…/…/17/education-update-co…
• Government To Release 2020-21 Spending Plans Tomorrow…/…/march/17/revised-budge…
• Ensuring Leave For Employees During Public Health Emergencies…/labour-changes-for-employe…
• COVID-19: Eighth Presumptive Positive Case Recorded…/news-and-media/2020/march/…
For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, please visit . Please note that from this page, you can download the Chief Medical Health Officer of Saskatchewan’s March 17, 2020 Public Health Order to help control the transmission of COVID-19

Village Community Hall Closure

March 17, 2020

Please be advised that due to COVID19 and to provide for safety of the general public – the Bethune Community Hall will be closed effective immediately.
Any functions and gatherings booked for the hall have been cancelled or postponed. Any organizations with events that are being postponed will advertise any new dates as they are determined in the future.
The Bethune Community Hall greatly appreciates the public’s understanding during this time.

Corona Virus Information

March 16, 2020

With the Corona Virus impacting everyone’s daily life and a number of Provincial Agencies making announcements through news media etc, the Municipal Office is attempting to provide additional avenues for the public to access information from the Provincial Ministries.
The following links are being made available with respect to education announcements; travel and quarantine information; and COVID Self Assessment:……….

As more information is passed along to municipal governments, those links will be shared on the Village of Bethune and RM of Dufferin #190 social media and respective websites.
As of March 16, 2020, the Village of Bethune and RM of Dufferin #190 municipal office and services continue to operate in normal business fashion.
If you wish to provide for payment of utility, tax or other accounts with the municipalities, to avoid public contact you may make payments online or through electronic transfer. If you have not set those options up already, contact the municipal office for assistance.
Thanks for your cooperation.



Winter Weights on Rural Roads has been Suspended

March 9, 2020

Effective Monday March 6, 2020 at 12:01 am, Winter Weights on all rural roads has been suspended by the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure. This means normal primary weights are permitted on Grid #642 and #739 and on the Bethune Mine Road from Highway #11 to the KSPC mine site and secondary weights on all other municipal grid roads.
This is NOT Spring Road Ban issuance. The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure will issue the Spring Road Ban advertisement in the next week to 10 days dependent on weather conditions.
For more information please feel free to contact the municipal office at your earliest convenience.


Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant – Planned Plant Outage

March 4, 2020

“Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant staff have advised the Water Security Agency (WSA) that a planned shutdown at the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant will result in the shutdown and depressurization of the SaskWater Buffalo Pound West and North Pipelines for approximately 14 hours. Although there is a very low risk of contamination, the potential for contamination exists due to the depressurization and the natural degradation of the chlorine residual in the water as it sits in the line. Therefore, effective at 7:30 a.m. on March 13th 2020, the WSA is issuing a Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory (PDWA) for the Dufferin Water Association.

The Villages of Bethune, Disley and the Qu’Appelle Valley Water Users are exempt from this advisory due to their offline storage and re-chlorination capabilities.

An outage of the BP water treatment plant is tentatively scheduled for:
– Friday March 13 from approximately 07:30 to 21:30 and
– Sunday March 15 from approximately 08:30 to 14:30.

The shutdown is required to accommodate capital work projects at the plant. If the planned outage is canceled, rescheduled or altered the WSA will review and react accordingly”.


February 21, 2020

RM of Dufferin 190 March Council Meeting

February 19, 2020

Christmas and New Year Open Office Hours

December 17, 2019

Fall Clean Up Week

October 3, 2019


Notice of Abandonment of Poll

September 20, 2019

RM of Dufferin 190 Roads

September 13, 2019

Notice of Call for Nominations – Division 3 and 6

September 3, 2019

RM of Dufferin 190 Road 245 Improvement Project

August 22, 2019

The RM of Dufferin #190 will be completing a road improvement project on Range Road 245 for 1.4 km south of the KSCP Bethune Mine Paved Road to the KSPC railway crossing.

The project will include rotomixing the surface and relaying the top with product incorporation for a dust free surface.

The project will commence August 26, 2019 and be complete within 4-5 days.

Please note traffic detour signage during this time.

Thank you for your patience during this project.

Extended Offers For Sale for the Used Municipal Equipment

August 22, 2019


Extended Offers For Sale by Tender for the Municipal Property

August 22, 2019

Grid #739 Rotomixing Project Update

July 24, 2019

Gravel work is still in progress as of Wednesday July 24, 2019.
We are aiming to open the road by noon today.
Please check your social media for any updates.
Thank you for all your patience and understanding.


Grid #739 Rotomixing Project update

July 22, 2019

Grid 739 from Highway #2 will continue to be closed July 22-23, 2019.

Gravel contractors are in the process of applying gravel Monday-Tuesday, July 22-23.

The road should be open to traffic late Tuesday afternoon.

The RM of Dufferin is kindly requesting the public to continue to use detour routing.

Your patience is greatly appreciated.


Grid #739 Rotomixing Project update

July 19, 2019

Grid 739 from Highway #2 will continue to be closed from July 19-21, 2019 inclusive. Wet conditions and unwarranted heavy traffic has made the east end of the project very soft and impassable.

Monday July 22, 2019 gravel contractors will be applying gravel and the road should be open to traffic barring any further heavy rains in the area.

The RM of Dufferin is kindly requesting the public to use detour routing be for this weekend.

Your continued patience is appreciated.

Grid #739 Rotomixing Project

July 17, 2019

Please be advised that the road construction project on Grid #739 was completed as of Tuesday July 16, 2019. Due to the rain received on the 16th graveling of the 3.2 km could not be completed. Grid #739 REMAINS CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC until Friday July 19, 2019.

The contractor has experience number vehicles going around road closed barricades and interfering with construction vehicles. Your cooperation to travel on designated detour routes until Friday July 19, 2019 is appreciated.

Thank you for your anticipated co-operation.

Sale By Tender – Municipal Property (Main Street, Bethune)

July 12, 2019

2016 Highline RCH Mower and Side Arm For Sale By Tender

July 12, 2019

Road Work Project TWP Road 200 – Bethune Mine Road

July 5, 2019

The RM of Dufferin #190 will be crack sealing the paved Bethune Mine road (twp road 200) commencing the week of July 8, 2019. When work commences the crack sealing should take approximately 4-7 days to complete.

Motorists are asked to use caution within the construction zone and be mindful of the 60 km/hr speed limits.

Thank you for your patience during this maintenance procedure.


July 3, 2019

Fire Ban has been lifted.

Although the Fire Ban has been lifted please take care while having recreational fires. As a kind reminder for agricultural producers for fires related to agricultural practices please call 1-866-404-4911 to provide proper notification.

Spring 2019 – Fire Ban

May 23, 2019

Blue Recycling Bin Acceptance Guide

May 2, 2019

Community Luncheon (BBQ) – Attention – Change of the Date

April 11, 2019

Spring Clean Up Week

April 11, 2019

Zoning Bylaw Amendment

April 11, 2019

Invitation to a Community Luncheon – BBQ

April 9, 2019

Landfill Opening Hours

March 29, 2019

Public Notice – Zoning Bylaw Amendment

March 27, 2019

Rural Crime Watch Organizational Meeting

March 27, 2019

2019 Spring Weight Restrictions

March 20, 2019

2019 Spring Weight Restrictions

March 11, 2019

Please accept this as advance notification that the RM of Dufferin #190 will be again following the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure posting of the 2019 Spring Road Restriction Orders.  This generally commences mid-March annually. Once the posting is advertised, the same will be posted on municipality’s social media account.

The inclusion in the Spring Road Ban Order, will EXCLUDE only Twp Road 200 from Highway #11 to the KSPC Bethune Mine SiteAll other roads, including Grid #642 and Grid #739, within the RM of Dufferin #190 will be affected by the Spring Road Ban Order

Haulers and commercial operators are respectfully requested to abide by the weight restriction period. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. 


We Are Moving!

February 15, 2019

Saskatchewan Libraries Need Your Vote

January 14, 2019

February-March Council Meetings Change Schedule

January 10, 2019

2019 Council Meetings Schedule

December 27, 2018

Vacant Position at Lumsden and District Heritage Home Board

December 19, 2018

The Columbarium at Bethune Cemetery

December 18, 2018

Opening Hours over Christmas Season

December 12, 2018

E-mail Address change

October 29, 2018

Please be advised that as of October 24, 2018 new e-mail address for the RM of Dufferin 190 is:


Rural Crime Watch

October 23, 2018

RM of Dufferin 190 local Council Election

September 20, 2018

Fire Ban

September 18, 2018


have lifted the Total Fire Ban for the respective municipalities.

Although the Fire Ban is currently being lifted, please be mindful of any outdoor burning that you may be contemplating.

Rural Agriculture producers please remember to contact the Rural Fire Call Centre at 1-866-404-4911, if you are planning any controlled burns.

This notice is only pertains to the RM of Dufferin #190 and Village of Bethune. Other neighboring municipalities may still have Fire Bans in effect.

Notice of Call For Nominations – Division 2, 4 & 6

September 4, 2018

Waste Collection – Valley View & Country Springs

August 31, 2018

To all ratepayers from the Valley View and Country Springs

Please note that next week Monday waste collection has been re-scheduled to Saturday September 1st due to statutory holiday.


Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment

August 27, 2018

SARM Student Scholarship

August 20, 2018

Road Closure

August 17, 2018

Please be advised that the grid road south of the Village of Disley will be closed next week for road rehabilitation. The closure will last approximately one week. See attached map for location.

Total Fire Ban for the RM of Dufferin 190 and Village of Bethune

August 13, 2018


The RM of Dufferin and Village of Bethune are implementing a TOTAL FIRE BAN in both municipalities effective immediately.

Burning of any type of combustible materials is now prohibited until further notice. This does not include natural gas or propane fueled barbeque or fire pit apparatus. Fines under the Fire Ban bylaw for unlawful burning during a Fire Ban Notice start at $500.00.

Conditions in the RM of Dufferin and Village of Bethune are extremely dry and weather forecasts for the next week to ten days advise of continued dry and hot conditions.

Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.

Clean Farms SK- Obsolete Collection Campaign 2018 for Unwanted Pesticides or Livestock Medications

August 2, 2018

Quill Lake issues from a fisherman’s perspective

July 27, 2018

Quill Lake – Public Meeting General Information

July 26, 2018

2018 RM of Dufferin 190 Newsletter

July 12, 2018

Dear Ratepayers, please note, there was an inadvertent mistake on the Sanitation Levy article on the Newsletter that was mailed in the last couple of days with the Tax Notices.

Correction has been made and it is $165.00 set up rate, not $110.00.

Please, accept our apologies.

2017 Financial Statement – RM of Dufferin 190

July 12, 2018

Valley View Resort – Clearing the trees

June 25, 2018

Public Notice to all residents at the Valley View Resort:

RM of Dufferin 190 will be clearing the trees from ROW within resort starting June 26, 2018.

Please be mindful of the work force and equipment.

Thank you.

The Quill Lakes – Questions and Answers

June 25, 2018


June 22, 2018

The RM of Dufferin #190 has commenced a top cut of municipal road allowances.

Any landowner that wishes to hay municipal road allowances adjacent to their land after July 1, please contact the R.M. office at 306-638-3112.

Priority for cutting and baling highway ditches is given to the adjacent landowner before July 8. After July 8, anyone may salvage this material without contacting or getting the permission of the landowner, providing that salvage operations have not already begun. Non-adjacent landowners or lessees who want to harvest roadside hay prior to July 8 are encouraged to contact the landowner or lessee and make arrangements to become their designate. The hay must be cut at a uniform height leaving a neat appearance. Bales of hay must be at least eight (8) metres from the edge of the shoulder of the highway. All bales must be removed from the right-of-way by Aug 8.

Key Dates: July 8 – Prior to this date, a landowner or lessee nearest to a highway ditch has the first option to cut or bale hay. After this date, anyone may cut and bale hay or grass in a highway ditch without getting the permission of the adjacent landowner, provided salvage operations haven’t begun. July 15 to October 15 – Ministry contractors will begin mowing a four-metre cut adjacent to the highway shoulder. This progress will be dependent on the weather and ditch conditions. For more information, contact your nearest Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure office. For the R.M. of Dufferin , this is the Regina office: 306-787-4952

Upcoming Road project in the RM of Dufferin 190 in the next few months

June 18, 2018

Road Clay Capping In Progress at 642 Grid South of Bethune

June 18, 2018

Village of Bethune & RM of Dufferin 190 Fire Ban

May 31, 2018

Public Notice

Please be advised that the Fire Ban for the municipalities has now been lifted.

Please remain mindful, if you are burning or having recreational fires, that recent rains have been spotty and that some dry conditions still remain in the RM of Dufferin #190. Take every precaution while burning activities occur.

RM of Dufferin #190 ratepayers are reminded that, if you are burning stubble or brush, you are required to phone your controlled burn into the provincial call centre at 1-866-404-4911.

You are kindly advised that, if extended periods of dry conditions re-occur, the Municipalities will again consider fire ban implementation, if necessary.

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Spring Fire Ban at the RM of Dufferin 190 is still in affect

May 25, 2018

Government of Saskatchewan – Fire Ban in Place for Crown Land, Most Provincial Parks South of Churchill River

May 17, 2018

Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory for May 03, 2018

May 3, 2018

Spring 2018 – Fire Ban

April 30, 2018


April 4, 2018

The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure has temporarily removed weight restrictions only from Provincial Highways in the Province.

At the current time, in consultation with the RM of Dufferin Public Works Personnel, Spring Weight Restrictions will remain in effect. Daytime radiant heating is continuing to cause municipal roads to become soft and spongy and damage to the surface is likely for normal haul weights.

Any haul within the RM of Dufferin #190 is required to meet the spring weight restriction load criteria.

Your co-operation and understanding is greatly appreciated.

Spring Road Restriction Order from the Ministry of Highway – March 26, 2018

March 23, 2018

Please note the 2018 Spring Road Restrictions will commence at 12:01 am Monday March 26, 2018.

Weight ban will be in affect for all roads in the RM of Dufferin #190, including primary weight corridor roads, with the exception of Legacy Road from Highway #11 to the KSPC Bethune Mine Site.

You are kindly requested to abide by the restricted weights for any haul that may be occurring within the RM of Dufferin #190.

The RM will not be issuing Overweight Permits for continuous haul operations during the Spring Road Restriction period.

If you have any questions, please contact the municipal office at your convenience.

Spring Road Restictions Order 1

2018 Crop Insurance Information

March 12, 2018

9-Month Primary Weight Boundary Information

March 9, 2018

March 2018 Council Meeting

February 14, 2018

Open House at 50+ Club – Wednesday – January 10, 2018

January 5, 2018

2018 Meeting Schedule for the RM of Dufferin 190 & Village of Bethune

December 21, 2017

January 2018 Meeting Schedule

December 20, 2017

RM of Dufferin #190-Public Notice-December 7, 2017

December 8, 2017

RM of Dufferin #190 – Public Notice – December 2017 Mtg.

November 28, 2017

Canadian Pacific Railway Company-Land for Sale -RM of Dufferin #190

November 3, 2017

Canadian Pacific Railway has for sale by way of Tender

the following lands located in the RM of Dufferin #190.

All bids must be received by December 1st, 2017 at the address indicated.


November Council Meeting change date

October 31, 2017


October 2, 2017

2017 Fire Ban Update-Public Notice

September 22, 2017

Public Notice- #642 Grid South-Road Improvements

September 5, 2017

Refer to the following:

RM of Dufferin #190-642 Grid Clay-Capping Project

August 28, 2017

Refer to map for 642 Grid clay-capping project.

RM of Dufferin #190 Agriculture Producers

August 18, 2017

All agricultural producers, please be advised that the Council of the RM of Dufferin #190 has passed

a Mandatory Club Root Control Bylaw at the regular meeting held on August 16, 2017.

Please access this bylaw by clicking on the following link:

Bylaw No. 6 2017

RM of Dufferin 190 Minor Road Repairs at Enbridge Pumping Station

August 9, 2017

RM of Dufferin 190 Capital Works Project

August 9, 2017

Road Closure at Buffalo Pound Dam

August 9, 2017

The RM of Dufferin #190 – Fire Ban Notice

July 18, 2017

Road/Street Constuction Upgrades-Resorts of Highwood Beach & Kedleston Beach

June 29, 2017

Public Notice-Ratepayers at Highwood Beach and Kedleston Beach

The RM of  Dufferin will be commencing limited road repair work in both resort areas starting the week of July 3, 2017.

Work in Highwood Beach on Windsor Drive will consist of  widening road allowance area and ditching to rectify snowplowing

and drainage issues.  The work will mostly be done on Windsor Drive from Low Road north. Some trees will be removed and clay

that is removed from the bank will be used to build up areas of the road to help drainage as well.

Work on Kedleston Beach will consist of road widening and building up the road to improve road pass-ability.

Please be mindful of the work area and contractors on site.

Thank You for your patience during these road improvement projects.



RM of Dufferin #190-2016 Consolidated Financial Statement

May 29, 2017

Please find attached the 2016 Consolidated Financial Statement

Kedleston Beach-Sask Energy Work

May 15, 2017

Kedleston Beach Residents

Please be advised that Sask Energy is removing

an exposed/abandoned pipe at the following location

according to the map.

Public Notice – Electronic Notifications

February 1, 2017

To all residents of the RM of Dufferin 190:

Please be advised that the RM of Dufferin 190 will implement the option of receiving electronic notices for the Utility and Tax billings as well as Assessment notices starting from March 1st, 2017. If you did not yet provide to the office your information but wish to do so to be able to receive the above mention notices via e-mails instead of the regular paper version, please print and complete the relevant form from the attached files and mail, e-mail,or drop off to the municipal office.

Thank you.

RM of Dufferin e-notice submission

2017 Council Meeting Schedule

December 14, 2016


CPR Rail Crossing Installation Notice-RM of Dufferin #190

November 3, 2016

CPR Rail Crossing Installation

Please take notice that a portion of TWP Road 194 will be closed on Tuesday November 8 2016 from 6 am – 8 pm to allow CPR to facilitate the installation of their railway crossing at mile 18.78.

There will be a detour route around the site area. Please be mindful of the construction area and follow detour routing as provided.

Thank you for you co-operation and understanding.



Declaration of Results

October 27, 2016


To all residents of the RM of Dufferin 190.

Please, see attached Declaration of Results from the election held 26th October 2016:






Municipal Election 2016

October 4, 2016


2016 RM of Dufferin #190 Election Posters

September 23, 2016





Municipal office/shop building location proposal

June 8, 2016

Officeshop location proposal

Public notice

April 21, 2016

To all RM of Dufferin 190 residents!

Please, be advised that due to frost boils some roads gone soft and needs extra care when driving. As per attached map you can see the points where you need to be careful and slow down. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Road map with caution

RM of Dufferin #190-Controlled Burn Notice

April 11, 2016

Controlled Burn Information

Rural Residents Please take note of the number to call if you

are planning a controlled burn. Contact


with your land location and time and date of the proposed burn.

As always contact the RM Office at 638-3112 prior to the burn.

Click on link for RQHR official communication.

Controlled Burn Notification

Resorts Waste Disposal Collections 2016-2017

March 17, 2016

To the residents of the following resorts:


Marion Heights

Highwood Beach

Kedleston Beach

Please, be advised that new schedule for waste disposal collection comes to an effect from May 1st, 2016:

Weekly – May 1st, 2016 to October 31st, 2016

Bi-weekly – November 1st, 2016 – April 30th, 2017.

Country Residential waste disposal (Peaceful Springs Subdivision) – collections Monday every week all year round.



New Controlled Burn Information-RM of Dufferin #190

November 12, 2015

News Release regarding  controlled burn fire dispatch services for rural residents of RM of

Dufferin 190 only.  Click on the following link;

Controlled Burn Notification

RM of Dufferin #190-Road Closure Map

April 15, 2015

Current road closures & hazards. Travel with caution.

2015 Apirl 15 RM 190 Road Closures-Caution Roads

The RM of Dufferin #190 is advising that Grid 739 West of Bethune for four (4) miles is closed due to a number of severe failures in the surface. Please be obey detour signage.

There are numerous roads in the RM of Dufferin #190 that are experiencing soft spots and/or severe failures. If you see red markers on the shoulders of the road – SLOW DOWN – The Municipality is working on repairing most severe areas first as a priority and then fan out to less severe areas.

Your patience as the Municipality continues to work on these impacted areas is appreciated. Again, for you safety, please be mindful of road repair markers, road closed and detour signage.