The provincial government has announced that the general election for resort villages has been pushed back from July 25 to August 29 due to COVID-19. Please check back here for more information and details in the next couple weeks.
Effective June 1, 2020 the municipal office building is now open to the public. Please note the washrooms are closed for public use.
Just a heads up that oiling will begin in Sand Point on Tuesday, June 2 and various other road projects will be taking place over the first few weeks in June.
For those of you who missed out on the large bins in May, there will be two more brought out on June 25, one in South Lake and one in Sand Point.
In order to follow provincial health guidelines regarding COVID-19, the annual general meeting has been cancelled for this year. All information will be in the newsletter sent out with tax notices.
The dock in the east double wide boat launch area has now been installed at Loney’s. If you pay taxes, you don’t need to purchase a launch pass. If you don’t pay taxes in South Lake or Sun Valley, you can purchase a pass for $40.00 by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a cheque. No security question or password is needed for e-transfers. If you include your email address, we will either email or mail you the pass. You can also deposit your payment in the envelopes provided in the locked box on the sign, and we will mail a pass out to you within one week. Any questions, call (306) 692-7399.
Please be advised that for the safety of the public and employees, the Regional Municipal Plaza, located at 1410 Caribou St. W, is closed to the public until further notice. Melinda will remain working in the office and you can reach her in the following ways.
Village Office: Phone: (306) 692-7399
Fax: (306) 692-7380
Payments can be made by online banking or e-transfer to the email above as well as cheque by mail.
We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.
If applicable, all boats, trailers, ice shacks, etc must be parked within your property boundary, not on road allowance. If this continues to be a problem, they will be removed as necessary.
Please take note that Council passed an amended animal bylaw which imposes fines for dogs that are found unleashed in the Village. If the office receives three complaints, the owner will be asked to remove the animal from the Village permanently. You can find it on the Bylaws tab.
The following is a letter from the Ministry of Environment in regards to the crown land use freeze put on at Buffalo Pound Lake. Please direct any questions that you may have to the email in the letter. As of April 22, 2020 the crown land use freeze is still in effect until further notice.