Gates of Municipal Roadways

Year: 2017

Number: 23-17M

Department: Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations

Midterm: Yes

WHEREAS it is presently illegal to have a gate placed on a municipal roadway entering into a hamlet;
 
WHEREAS there are many resort hamlets throughout the province that have a large seasonal population base with little or no permanent population;
 
WHEREAS these communities are susceptible to break and enters causing financial hardship for property owners including increased insurance rates;
 
WHEREAS a locked gate is beneficial in controlling persons entering into the hamlet during off-peak hours/days thereby reducing break and enters;
 
WHEREAS there are radio frequency controlled gates available ensuring emergency services have access at all times in the event that they are called out;
 
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to make it legal to permit placing a gate on a municipal roadway entering into a hamlet;
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the provincial government place certain parameters around obtaining approval and installing a gate to ensure emergency vehicles have access at all times. 
 

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Sep. 5, 2019