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Saskatchewan Municipal Awards

Established in 2006, the Saskatchewan Municipal Awards (SMA) celebrates the excellent and innovative practices of Saskatchewan’s municipal governments. The program also aims to share knowledge amongst municipalities by sharing best practices, promote cooperation and synergies between urban and rural municipalities,  and award municipal driven projects.

2024 Nominations

Celebrate the successes, innovations, and excellence in your municipality. Submit a nomination for the 2024 Saskatchewan Municipal Awards!

Lieutenant Governor’s Award for
Outstanding Service to Rural Saskatchewan

The Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Outstanding Service to Rural Saskatchewan, is awarded to a Reeve, Councillor, or Administrator for his or her lifetime contribution to rural Saskatchewan (both retired and/or actively working individuals).

The award is presented to the successful candidate at the Opening Ceremonies of the SARM Annual Convention. This forum provides an excellent opportunity to publicly recognize the recipient of this prestigious award.

The selection committee reviews all nominations and selects one individual who has not yet been formally recognized for his or her exemplary contributions in making rural Saskatchewan a better place to live. The committee includes representatives from the following organizations: The Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan’s Office, Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, the Ministry of Government Relations, and the Rural Municipal Administrators’ Association.

Rural Municipalities may nominate a reeve, councillor, or administrator for this award.
The 2024 nomination period is November 1, 2023 to January 31, 2024. All nominations should be sent to the SARM office by January 31, 2024.

What you need to know…

  • A nomination form must be completed along with biographical information.
  • Applications are valid for a two-year period; the first year of the nomination and the following year.
  • All candidates MUST be nominated by an RM and be approved and signed by council.

For more information or to send in your nomination, contact:

SARM Executive Coordinator
executivecoordinator@sarm.ca or 306.761.3731
2301 Windsor Park Road
Regina, Saskatchewan S4V 3A4

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In Memoriam, Retirement and Award Submissions

Public Service Award Certificate