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(Last updated: June 21, 2017)

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN HEPBURN?
NOTICES:
  • A Huge Thank You: On behalf of Parks and Rec, thanks for participating in and contributing to Fair Days Weekend 2017.  Your feedback is welcome at info@hepburn.ca or talk to a member of the Board.  There are many people who make the weekend possible – remember to say thanks to the people who you saw in action!  Click here to see a Special Fair Days Thank You.
  • *VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD:  This year’s award went to Gil and Shelley Dueck.  They have served in Hepburn for almost 14 years in various roles.  At present, they are involved in coaching minor soccer U14 for Gil, and U12 for Shelley.  The plaque, giftcard and honour was presented on Sunday, June 18, at the end of the Community Service, with a tribute  given by Parks and Rec Board Member, Kim Poulsen.   Writeup and Photo coming soon!  Picture is posted on Hepburn Parks and Rec Facebook!
  • NEW: MORE ANIMAL TAGS ARE IN!  Free Registration EXTENSION to June 30 – The Town is receiving animal registrations: Animal Control Bylaw & Animal License Registration Form.  You can complete the form and email form and photo of your pet into the office at info@bethany.sk.ca.  New Tags are in!  If you already registered and need to pick up your tag, stop in!
  • NEW:  Family Sport Afternoons – More info to come.  If you are interested in planning for SLO-PITCH, SOCCER, FRISBEE, SPIKE BALL, contact Lisa at info@hepburn.ca.  Dates in July and August are still under discussion.
  • Council News: A delegation from the R.M. of Laird presented changes to Mennon Transfer Waste Site Access and Prices at June Council Meeting.   See details below.  Please share this information with your friends and family.
    • The Mennon Site is no longer open to Waldheim residents, and the Waldheim Site is no longer open to Hepburn residents.
    • Tree & Yard Refuse is now subject to charges as follows:  $100/semi-load, $75/grain or tandem truck load, $45/half-ton truck or utility trailer load, and $20/minimum small load.   Do not bag materials.
  • NEW: Registration Form for First Aid Training Course:  Course offered Monday August 21 and Tuesday August 22, 6.00-9.30pm.  If you are interested in getting trained, contact info@hepburn.ca to get on the notification list.   Complete form and submit with payment at the Town Office by August 11.  Click here to view:  Training Registration Form.
  • NEW: 50/50 Raffle Tickets:   For sale at the Town Office when Lisa is in, on MWF!  $20 for 1 ticket, or $100 for 10 tickets.  All Proceeds going towards building a new hospital in Rosthern.  Cheques should be made payable to Sask Valley Hospital Foundation Inc.  Draw Date:  December 1st, 2017.
  • NEW: Poster for Neighbour Nights –  Print this off and post it on your fridge!  Next one is July 5, at The Workshop, 219-2nd Avenue South.  Click here for: Poster 2017
  • OFFICE CLOSED on July 3 – Town Office Closed for Canada Day.
  • Summer Maintenance –  Please keep the areas along your property looking good for summer, and especially for Fair Days!  Thanks for keeping grass cut in ditches and along sidewalks, and trimming trees to keep view and walkways clear.
  • Wild Animals – Concerned about skunks, coyotes, or other wild animals? Do you suspect the animal has rabies?  Call 1-800-667-7561 Conservation Officer OR 1-844-772-2437 Provincial Rabies Hotline. Is the animal injured, orphaned, etc?  Call 1-306-242-7177 Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan.  General wildlife concern?  Call 1-800-567-4244 Saskatchewan Environment.
  • Planning a Building or Development Project?  Check the Town Office Page.  All permits require the use of the Building and Development Permit Form, plus the “Specifications” Form of the project type (Deck, Garage, etc).  All projects need site plans.  Questions?  Contact the Office.
  • Loraas Info: Loraas Collection Schedule 2017 is available here.  Questions about services, call (306) 242-2300, M-F 8.00am-5.00pm.  If you think your street got missed, contact us.  For Bin Rentals, contact Loraas  at 306-242-2300 or http://www.loraas.ca/service-quote/
  • QUESTIONS? Contact the Town Office.  Council meetings happen on a monthly basis (the 3rd Wednesday/month), so updates will be available in relation to this pattern.  We will keep updates going into the Howler from Town Council and Town Staff (the first Friday/month).  If you want to know something we haven’t told you yet, email or call with your questions. We’ve been asked about volunteer positions, fundraisers, history books,  tax searches, 50/50 tickets, water cards, Mennon waste site, clean-up days, Fair Days, arena rentals, potholes, building permits, Loraas services, and MORE!  
  • Didn’t find what you were looking for?  For more info, go to the Town Office Page.