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2014 Citizen of the Year

Best Dressed Police Vehicle

Councillor James Harvey presented Keith Lensen a plaque for the 2014 Citizen of the Year. Photo courtesy of Ken Sowter, R.M. Review.

Deadline for nominations of the 2015 Citizen of the Year is December 31, 2015.

Public Service Award

Best Dressed Police Vehicle

Reeve Floyd Chapple presented Past Councillor Harvey Pippin in Division #1 with a Public Service award for his years on Council.


  • A temporary moratorium has been placed on multiple lot country residential subdivision applications until such time that the RM of Vanscoy No. 345 Zoning Bylaw and Official Community Plan have been reviewed. Read More.
  • No building permits for dwellings will be issued until such time that the applicant has supplied a valid septic system permit.


Please don't push snow across the road to the opposite ditch.  This can create an accident due to blocked visibility.  When the snow gets hard it can do damage to the graders as well as a vehicle hitting the snow if the vehicle should leave the road.  If the R.M. has to remove the snow, individuals responsible will be billed for all expenses incurred.


Pumping Water

Please be aware that a permit is required from the Saskatchewan Watershed Authority when pumping water off your property.

Registered Burns

Please note the new number to register burning is 1-866-404-4911. To avoid costly and unnecessary Fire Department call outs, phone this number for all controlled burns. This number is answered 24/7.

Please read the FireSmart Burning Project Brochure.

You will be asked the following questions:

  • what is your land location?
  • what is your RM Number?
  • who is your Fire Service Provider?
  • what are the location details?
  • what are you burning?
  • how long will the burn last?
  • what is your name and phone number?

You will be asked to call back once the burn is completed