Use of Marked Diesel Fuel in Municipal Equipment
Department: Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance
WHEREAS municipalities are required to pay provincial taxes on diesel fuel;
WHEREAS municipal equipment is required to repair and maintain public roadways;
WHEREAS the fuel used to run municipal equipment is a tax on local government and the ratepayers they serve;
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to permit municipalities to use marked diesel fuel in municipal equipment, thereby reducing the cost of road repair and maintenance.