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2018 Announcements

Kitten Found:  An orange male kitten, believed to be around 5-6 months old was found and taken to Stoughton Vet Services.  If you have any information on this kitten please contact them at 306-457-3133.

We will be flushing hydrants the week of October 9 – 12.  If tap water appears brown or murky please leave your taps run for a few minutes and water will run clear again.

The Town of Stoughton is accepting applications for Public Works Assistant.  For full details please click here or contact Town Office.

Water will be shut off Town wide this afternoon sometime between 1-5pm. The shut off will last for approximately 45 minutes.

Notice of Bi-Election
Public Notice is hereby given that a bi-election will be held for the position of COUNCILLOR.
Candidates are Shirley Coderre and Matthew Hoffort
The advanced poll will be open Wednesday, September 5 from 4pm to 8pm at the Newhope Pioneer Lodge, 123N Government Road.
The regular poll will be open Wednesday, September 12 from 9am to 8pm at Council Chambers, 232 Main Street.
Voter identification will be required to vote.
For full details see the Notice of Poll and Notice of Advance Poll

Town Office will be closed the mornings of Monday, August 27 and Wednesday, September 5 for computer upgrades.

Notice of Call for Nominations
Public Notice is hereby given that nominations of candidates for the office of Councillor for the Town of Stoughton will be received until August 8, 2018.
 For full details please click here

DUTCH ELM DISEASE CONTROL PROGRAM

There have been 300 Elm Trees identified throughout town that require treatment.  Spraying for Elm beetles will occur on AUGUST 17th & 18th.
Children and pets should not have direct contact with the chemical for 24 hours.  A chemical information sheet is available at the office.

Sealed tenders marked “Tender for Shop” will be received by the Town of Stoughton up to 4:00 P.M. on July 13th, 2018 for the sale of the following: Lots 5, 6 & 7, Block 4, Plan B3493, 312 Railway Avenue, Stoughton, Sask. Building and contents sold as is.  See full poster for details.         

CANADA DAY CELEBRATION
Join us in Taylor Memorial Park for a BBQ & entertainment!
Hamburger or Hotdog, Salads, Cake & a Drink for $5
Served by the Stoughton Lions Club from 5 – 6:30pm
 Entertainment by the Caragana Ramblers
Dusk – Fireworks Display
In case of rain the backup location is the Legion Hall
Sponsored by the Town of Stoughton & R.M. of Tecumseh

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada.
Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.

STOUGHTON DAZE – JULY 6-8  A weekend of entertainment for the whole family.  Events include a golf tournament, pancake breakfast, parade, magician, balloon twisting, kids games, softball, mud bogs, volleyball, horse show, band, show and shine and color run fundraiser.  A new feature this year will be a Trade Show. 

Congratulations to the 2018 Graduates!  Town Council wishes you success on your future endeavors.  The Grad ceremony will be held on June 29 at 7pm at the school gym.

Annual Night Golf Fundraiser – Support the Stoughton Rink with some Glow Golf!  The tournament will be on June 23, 6:30 registration and steak supper with 9 hole Texas Scramble to follow.  Cost is $200/team of 4.  Call Stefan to register at 306-291-1121

SMAK ATTACK:  This is a friendly competition between Stoughton, Manor, Arcola and Kisbey for community cleanliness.  Please help by ensuring your yard is trimmed and tidy.  Judging will take place on Wednesday, June 20.

Let’s get moving!
Local seniors have been exercising in Taylor Memorial Park and invite others to join them.  See photos of them in action on our photos page.

The new playground has been installed at the school and community families are encouraged to come and enjoy it!

The pathway from Richardson Avenue to Newhope Lodge is for bikes and pedestrians only.  Motorized bikes and ATV’s are not to be on that path.

DID YOU KNOW…  House numbers are mandatory.  Please ensure your house number is on display and visible from the street.  This ensures emergency crews can locate your property in an emergency.  The Bylaw Officer will be checking this in the coming weeks.

A Water Conservation Policy has been put into effect as a precautionary measure.

Effective June 1st you will no longer be able to get water from the tap at the town shop.  Water is available at the pump house or for a smaller amount at any of the local grocery stores.

Registration is now available for swimming lessons.  They run Monday to Friday in morning or evening sessions in the month of July.  Online registration is available through the Town or Pool’s Facebook page or forms can be picked up from the Town Office.  For more information please call or text Jacquie at 306-457-8404.

The 2018 Assessment Roll has been prepared and is open for inspection.
Click here for more information

Eat for a good cause!
-Stoughton Public Library 2nd Annual BBQ will be June 13 from 4 – 7.  $5/meal, live music, silent auctions and chinese auction items.  All funds raised will go to local programming.
-Stoughton Credit Union Welcome to Summer BBQ will be June 14 from 11 – 1.  Lunch is by donation and all funds raised will go to the Stoughton Soccer Club.

The Town of Stoughton is accepting applications for Public Works Assistant.  Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2018.

Spring Clean Up – Bring your yard clippings on Saturday, May 19 for free to the landfill for disposal.  Seniors can place bundled items at the curb on Wednesday, May 23 for pick up.

The Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory has been lifted.

Precautions for all Households during an Drinking Water Advisory
Procedures for Flushing Water Systems After a Drinking Water Advisory

Effective Immediately the Town is under a FIRE BAN

We are looking ahead to summer and are in need of volunteers for our Pool and Golf boards.  It’s the perfect time to join as boards are planning for the upcoming season.  Contact Town Office to get involved.

Slo Pitch:  Every Friday evening, starting in May.  To submit a team or for more information please contact Stefan at 306-291-1121.

Stoughton Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 2nd Business Awards Gala, the last one being in 2015.  Watch for your nomination form in the mail and nominate the business of your choice for: Customer Service, Business Enhancement and Community Involvement.  You can vote for the Business of the Year at New Hope Pharmacy, Farrell Agencies and the Town Office.  Join us for wine tasting, appetizers and the awards presentation on May 10 at 6pm at The Happy Nun.  Tickets are $20 and you can purchase them at Farrell Agencies and New Hope Pharmacy.

Stoughton Lions Club is updating information for their calendar.  It is free to have your birthdays and anniversaries listed.  Please contact Lynn at 306-457-2932 to submit changes or complete the yellow page found within your current calendar.  Changes must be received by May 14.  Calendars will be available for sale at the end of June at the Stoughton Credit Union for $10.

The Stoughton Swimming Pool would like to thank Stoughton Credit Union for the donations collected at their Community Pancake Breakfast.  We appreciate your support!

Stoughton Public Library is looking to hire for our Summer Reading Program!  We are looking for a motivated individual to come run our summer reading program.  The successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating and organizing 6 dates (in July and August) approximately 2 hours each, filled with crafts and projects that coincide with our feature reading theme.  Dates and times are flexible and up to the organizers schedule.  For more information please contact Laura at 306-457-2484 or drop by the library.  Application deadline is May 30, 2018.

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Town Superintendent.  Please submit resumes to Town Office by April 30, 2018.

Congratulations to Tom Sangster!  He received a Honorary Service Award at the 2018 SUMA conference for 24 years of service on council. 

There has been a change to our custom sewer calls policy.  The new policy states that Custom Sewer Jobs be completed on Monday to Friday from 1-3pm when a work order has been completed and that no more than two hours be allotted for a custom call after which time the customer will be advised to contact a licensed plumbing contractor.  Custom sewer calls will not be completed in the evenings or on weekends, please contact a plumber to have work done during those hours.

The used oil container will be removed from the landfill.  Residents are able to dispose of used oil at The Oil Drop Shop during regular business hours.

Dutch Elm Disease:  Infected tree removal has been completed for this year, but treatment and prevention of Dutch Elm Disease will be ongoing.  Whisperin’ Jakes has been contracted to basal spray all remaining Elm trees in the spring and we will continue to monitor and remove diseased trees in the coming years. 
It is illegal to transport, store or buy Elm firewood as firewood is the main way the disease is spread in Saskatchewan.  Please do your part to keep our trees healthy.  

Stoughton & District Ambulance is looking for drivers.  If you are interested please contact Betty Lou McIntosh at 306-457-2245.  Training is available.

Stoughton Golf & Country Club is accepting resumes for the position of Clubhouse Manager and Greenskeeper.  Click here for full details.

Public Notice is hereby given that Council meetings for the Town of Stoughton will change from their regularly scheduled dates during the months of January and February 2018.
Regular Council Meetings will be held January 9, January 23 and February 13.
Meetings will resume the normal rotation of 1st and 3rd Tuesdays on March 6, 2018.  Please remember that any delegations or items for discussion need to be brought to the Town Office on the Friday prior to the meeting.

Stoughton Rink is open for the season!  Ensure you are purchasing your passes either at the rink or town office or paying the daily fee as it is not free to skate. 
Regular public skating times are Monday/Wednesday 3:30-5:30 & 7:30-9, Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 3:30-9, Saturday 11-3:30 & 5-9, Sunday 11-9.  Please see the rink Facebook page or posters on the rink doors for changes to schedules due to bookings.

THANK YOU!  
Stoughton Swimming Pool would like to send a big thanks to Crescent Point Energy for their $10,000 donation to purchase new pool tarps!
Stoughton Central School Community Council would like to send a big thanks to the Richardson Pioneer Foundation for their $15,000 donation to our Playground Project!

 

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Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

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