Back Yard Pick-up Compost Collection Program
Posted May 15, 2013
Residents are advised that the Back Yard Pick-up Compost Collection Program will begin May 22, 2013. The program will pick up grass clippings, leaves, garden refuse and small twigs. Items must be piled loose or packaged in clear plastic bags and cannot be mixed with other household garbage. Large twigs and branches are to be placed in a separate pile. The program completes a full-pick-up cycle of the community every 4-to-6 weeks. For more information, view the program brochure or contact the Community & Leisure Services Department at (306) 682-2597.
City of Humboldt Housing Programs
Posted May 1, 2013
To encourage options when developing housing in Humboldt, the City has developed three housing incentive programs - the Rental Construction, the Rental Repair, and the Secondary Suite Construction incentive programs (click the desired link to access the application form). All three are linked to existing Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) programs; please note the City's programs are conditional upon the applicant receiving approval and funding through SHC. For further information about SHC's programs and requirements, click through to their Rental Construction, Rental Repair, and Secondary Suite fact sheets. (*Please note the Secondary Suite Program has been very successful and is not accepting applications at this time; please contact SHC if you would like to be notified when the program begins accepting applications again.)
Reid-Thompson Public Library Improvement Celebration - Thursday, May 16
Posted May 9, 2013
Join us to celebrate the improvements made to our community library on Thursday, May 16 at 10:00 AM at the Reid-Thompson Public Library (705 Main Street)! MP Brad Trost and others will acknowledge the project as work was funded, in part, by Western Economic Diversification Canada. Stay for coffee, snacks and socializing following the event.
2013 State of the City Address
Posted May 1, 2013
In an annual address, Mayor Malcolm Eaton presented an overview of the City of Humboldt's planning activities, budget process and future projects. Hosted each year by the Humboldt & District Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Eaton's 2013 presentation can be viewed here.
City Property Reassessment
Posted April 16, 2013 - Updated May 2, 2013
The City of Humboldt has updated its property assessments as 2013 is a reassessment year. Assessment notices have been mailed. The City has worked with the Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) to update and capture the change in value caused by growth in the province, so that property assessments are transparent, understandable, and accurate. Further reassessment and property information is also available on SAMA's website.
Municipal Infrastructure Conference April 24 & 25, 2013
Posted January 30, 2013 - Updated April 30, 2013
On April 24 & 25, Humboldt successfully hosted the first-ever conference dedicated to municipal infrastructure issues affecting communities 40,000 or less. Bringing together over 200 municipal, government and industry delegates along with associated organizations, the conference brought presentations and best practice ideas forward on topics such as asset management, financial and long-term planning, growth, renewal and innovation. Minister of Government Relations James Reiter, joined in this photo by Mayor Malcolm Eaton, Chair of the Conference Steering Committee, addressed conference attendees during the event and highlighted how investment in infrastructure is a key component of the Saskatchewan Plan For Growth. Presentations from the conference are available here.
The Humboldt Uniplex Turns 30 Years Old!
Posted March 20, 2013 - Updated March 25, 2013
In March 1983, the Humboldt Uniplex opened its doors to the community with the mission of providing top-notch recreational, cultural, and social activities in one location. The ice arena, curling rink, and community hall made up the original Uniplex ... with additions such as the Aquatic Centre, Fitness Room, Humboldt Collegiate Institute, Carlton Trail Regional College and community office space being included over the years. Click here for a brief overview of its history and to view some of the amazing photos of the original building, click here. Thank you to the Humboldt & District Museum & Gallery for compiling this important community information. An overview of the 30th Anniversary Recognition Event, captured by discoverhumboldt.com, can be viewed here.
2013 Council and Committee Meeting Schedule
Please click here to view the Schedule for January to June.
Please click here to view the Schedule for July to December.
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