Reinstatement of In-office Municipal Inspections
Department: Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations
WHEREAS municipal administrators and councils are responsible for ensuring financial, reporting and other legislative requirements are met as per The Municipalities Act;
WHEREAS the Ministry of Government Relations administers The Municipalities Act and determines what is acceptable in meeting such requirements;
WHEREAS qualified municipal advisory staff with the Government of Saskatchewan no longer provide in-office inspections where they visit municipal offices to ensure they are meeting legislative requirements and provide direction to municipal administrators and councils if needed;
WHEREAS ensuring municipalities are meeting their legislated responsibilities via The Municipalities Act remains a priority of the Government of Saskatchewan;
BE IT RESOLVED that the Government of Saskatchewan reinstate in-office municipal inspections to ensure legislative requirements are being met and provide advice and direction on required legislative procedures to municipal administrators and councils if required.