A resource highlighting a municipal administrator's legislative responsibilities. (PDF 128 KB)
Links to featured MR publications and web links which you as an administrator may find useful in your day-to-day operations.
Municipalities are required to prepare and adopt a budget on an annual basis, this page contains sample budget forms.
Samples of municpal, northern, community planning and offsite bylaws including related factsheets.
Please refer to this checklist and timeline when planning celebrations for your project milestones. (PDF 137 KB)
Check this page frequently and explore the links in order to participate in and provide your input and comments.
This page contains the sample form that can be used by municipalities in completing a five year capital works plan.
Forms and general information
Information on the changes to the education property tax system.
Do you have a question regarding administration, animal control, tax enforcement or dissolution, check this page out.
Program information regarding changes to reporting, frequently asked questions, instructions and links to customized expenditure reports.
Municipal financial statement information provides audited information in a manner that is compliant with the rules set out by the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB). A suggested financial statement form has been developed, and is available on this page.
Find the answers to some of our most commonly asked questions on municipal management, community planning and land use and the municipal directory.
Guides and factsheets on various subjects.
The Cities Act, The Municipalities Act and The Northern Municipalities Act, 2010 provide municipalities with powers in broad areas. Each of these statutes is intended as enabling legislation. The responsibilities that are mandatory for municipalities in these acts are quite limited, except for property assessment and taxation and maintenance of streets, roads or other public places. Most municipal responsibilities are structured as "enabling". (PDF 56 KB)
This document provides a summary of the public safety services that municipalities are required or enabled to provide under provincial legislation. This is a summary only and should not be taken as legal advice. (PDF 38 KB)
Each year after municipalities, school boards and libraries have set their mill rates, municipalities are surveyed on assessed values, mill rates, tax tools used and estimated total property tax levies. View the results of the Ministry's annual mill rate survey.
Municipal Affairs request that municipalities complete a Mill Rate Survey Return reporting on taxable assessment and levies. For instructions and to download the forms checkout this page.
This spreadsheet provides a template that a municipality could use for monthly revenue and expenditure forecasting, and budget to actual variance reporting. (Excel spreadsheet)
Are you an administrator or council member of a municipality? Here you will find links to pages providing workshops, training and election information.
Check out this page, if you need to contact a municipal agency or assocation, such as SAMA, SUMA, SARM and more.
Are you interested in a career with the Ministry of Government Relations, Municipal Relations Branch or what learning opportunities are available to advance your career within the municipal civil service, check out these links.
This handbook has been prepared to assist local government elected officials in carrying out their role in public office. (PDF 161 KB)
The Municipal Directory lists the names of officials, addresses and phone numbers for municipalities.
Financial data reported by municipalities
This interactive self-assessment tool helps you assess the sustainability of your municipal operations. Examining the self-assessment scores will help municipalities assess the things that are going well and areas where there are opportunities for improvement.
Municipalities in Saskatchewan may choose to make changes to their structure or boundaries, these changes are referred to as municipal restructuring.
An electronic INFORMATION SOURCE for local governments in Saskatchewan.
An Official Community Plan is the keystone of the planning process and is essential in managing future growth and development.
Here there are links to an Atlas of Canada, geographic names of Canada and to the MuniMall.net website, check out these and other resources on this page.
Publications and guides provided by Municipal Relations.
The objective of this agreement template is to provide a flexible agreement that meets the needs of both parties and can be altered to suit a variety of situations. (Word)
The objective of this agreement template is to provide a flexible agreement that meets the needs of both parties and can be altered to suit a variety of situations. (PDF)
This manual provides policy examples of many facets of governance, finance and operations for a rural municipality. This policy manual was developed by a rural municipality and the Ministry was granted permission to post the manual as a guide for others to use. The information could be modified to be relevant for an urban municipality. (PDF 350 KB)
A website designed to assist Saskatchewan municipalities in becoming compliant with the Public Sector Accounting Board's PS 3150 Tangible Capital Assets.
Check out this page if you are wondering what a subdivision is or have questions about how to complete a subdivision application.
Working together with Provincial and Federal governments, municipalities as well as SUMA, and SARM will provide you with many career opportunities.
Here you will find links to upcoming workshops, seminars and educational opportunities.