Res #: 6-09M
Responses Received: No
Departments: Matters Pertaining to SARM
WHEREAS there are inspections being carried out on the bridge infrastructure in Saskatchewan;
WHEREAS at one time the province contributed 100% of the cost of construction and maintenance of bridges with spans greater than 30.5 metres;
WHEREAS the Project Management Board of the Municipal Roads for Economy Program (MREP) is in the process of considering establishing a policy of providing for the construction and maintenance of large bridges; and
WHEREAS to repair or replace these large spanned bridges is a major financial burden for rural municipalities;
BE IT RESOLVED that the Project Management Board establish a policy to provide 100% funding for the construction and maintenance of bridges with spans greater than 30.5 metres (approximately 100 feet).