Affected Acres Income Loss Fund
Number: POP 6-19A
Department: Saskatchewan Government Relations
WHEREAS the long term flooding of the Quill Lakes and other lakes in the province has affected many thousands of acres of deeded and Crown lease land;
WHEREAS the affected rural municipalities have abated taxes to the landholders to relieve an unfair burden on them;
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to establish a fund to replace all or a portion of the income lost by rural municipalities, resulting from the abatement of taxes to landholders unfairly burdened by the long term flooding of the Quill Lakes and other lakes in the province.