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Res #: 21-21A
Number: 21
Year: 2021
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: SaskPower

WHEREAS SaskPower may place power poles within a road allowance of any rural municipality, according to Section 31 of The Power Corporation Act; and 

WHEREAS according to the Act, SaskPower shall submit a plan indicating the location of the proposed power line to the rural municipality; and 

WHEREAS a surveyed road allowance may not be where an existing road is positioned. 

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM request that The Power Corporation Act be amended to include existing roads as well as surveyed road allowances; and 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a distance of no less than 30 feet from the centre of the existing road be maintained at all times to allow safe maintenance by the municipality.