POP: SaskPower Poles
Res #: POP 6-17A
Responses Received: No
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.