POP: SaskPower Poles

POP: Yes
Res #: POP 6-17A
Number: 6
Year: 2017
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;

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

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;

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 and snow removal by the municipality.