Lumsden Wins 2020 Saskatchewan Municipal Award!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE 2020 SASKATCHEWAN MUNICIPAL AWARDS!

First Place:   Request for Service App (City of Moose Jaw)

 

Winning Practice:  Developed an app that records and tracks requests for service submitted by residents and provides valuable two-way communication between the city and its residents.

 

Second Place:  737 Volunteer Fire Department (RMs of Souris Valley No. 7 and Lomond No. 37)

 

Winning Practice:  Established a volunteer fire department to provide wildland fire fighting services to residents and ratepayers of both municipalities in addition to mutual aid to neighbouring municipalities and counties.

 

Regional Cooperation:  Regional Rideshare Initiative (Towns of Balgonie, Grand Coulee, Pilot Butte, Pense, and Lumsden, Villages of Buena Vista and Belle Plaine, RMs of Edenwold No. 158, Pense No. 160, Lumsden No. 189, Lajord No. 128, and Bratt’s Lake No. 129)

 

Winning Practice:  Developed a regional rideshare framework where member municipalities adopt complimentary bylaws allowing rideshare companies to operate within their municipality once the companies have obtained a regional rideshare license.