At a Special Meeting of Council held on July 14, 2023, the R.M. of Swift Current No. 137 declared a Local Emergency within the borders of the Rural Municipality, due to extreme drought conditions and the infestation of the grasshoppers and the gophers. This drought we are experiencing is resulting in the crops burning, pasture land under stress, some hay crops nonexistent and dwindling water supply in the dugouts.
Todays announcement made by the Government of Canada & Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation has made changes in regards to the Low Yield Appraisal for Feed Program.
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The R.M. of Swift Current No. 137 will sell gravel to ratepayers of occupied residential yardsites within the R.M. of Swift Current No. 137. A maximum limit of 20 cubic yards/year will be available for purchase at a rate of $12.50/yard plus $160/hour for hauling costs. The deadline to order gravel is June 30th.
If you wish to order gravel for your yard, please contact the municipal office before June 30th @ (306)773-7314.