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Municipal Governance

FCM Municipal Guide to Cannabis Legalization Guide to Establising Municipal Districts                                              
Fit for Work Video Municipal Governance Support Resources 
Fit for Work Manual (PDF) (Word) Guide for Municipalities on 1/3 Tax Exemption
A Guide to Municipal Cooperation - Succeeding in Regional Partnerships Government Relations Cannabis Guide
Municipal Guide to Community Action Planning OH&S Municipal Snow Removal Exemption
Municipal Guide to the Regional Socio-Economic Profile Municipal Snow Removal Checklist                                                           
Municipal Guide to Community Resource Inventory Development Saskatchewan Municipal Peer Network

Annexation/Boundary Alterations Resources

Announcement                                                                         Principles for Financial Settlements between Municipalities
Change a Municipal Boundary Resource  

Conflicts of Interest

Municipal Relations Publications Library  SK Government Resources 
Information Bulletin for Urban and Rural Municipalities Whistleblowing Guide
Bill 186 Q & A Sample Council Procedures Bylaw
Conflict of Interest and Freedom of Information Videos Sample Employee Code of Conduct
Form A - Oath Of Office for Members of Council Sample Code of Ethics Bylaw
The Municipalities (Code of Ethics and Oath of Office) Amendment Regulations 2016 Sample Public Disclosure Statement             


Rural Municipal Administration: A rewarding career right here at home Municipal Council Member's Handbook                        
A Guide to Hiring Your Administrator 2007 Harassment Policy Template
Statement of Indemnity and Supervision Form   



Clubroot Management Plan                                              Sample Clubroot Policy                                                
Sample Clubroot Bylaw Tools to Help Manage and Prevent Clubroot in Your RM

Infrastructure and Development

Asset Management Getting Started Guide Potash Development Process
Asset Management Resources - Government of Saskatchewan Planning Considerations for Potash Development
Rural Municipal Traffic Signing Manual National Energy Board Landowners' Guide to Land Agreements
Got Gravel? Aggregate Management Strategies for Rural Municipalities in Saskatchewan National Energy Board Rights and Responsibilities of Landowners
RM Aggregate Management Guide Bridge Rail Height & Bridge End Hazard Markers
RM Aggregate Resource Manual Saskatchewan Provinical Standard System of Rural Addressing
RM Aggregate Tools and Templates Civic Addressing Signage Policy
RM Aggregate Tools and Templates Cost Benefit Analysis Template Road Name Policy
Overweight Permitting Authority and Practice Highway Naming Procedure
Lakeshore Development Resources Civic Address Signing


Grade Crossing Regulations Job Aid – Road Authority Sharing of Information Form
Rail Safety Improvement Program Grade Crossing Inventory
Grade Crossing Regulations Resource Package SARM Grade Crossing Videos
Grade Crossing Information Sharing Requirements Field Measurements Form
Road Authority Sharing of Information Form Field Measurements Spreadsheet


Amendments to EMPA Regulations Environmental Effects of Open Burning Refuse                 
Aquatic Invasive Species: AIM to STAB Response from WSA regarding Bill 44
Common Landfill Issues and Solid Waste Advisory Team Info Sheet WSA Flood Damage Reduction Program
Illegal Dumping & Burning Weed Inspectors Q&A

Safety Manuals and Programs

Developing a Safety Plan for your RM Safety Tracking Spreadsheet Template


Approach to Fire Claims


The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities is continuing to support our members in every way possible. We’ve provided the following links and contacts as a resource to accurate and timely information. Please also feel free to contact SARM via email: or phone: (306) 757-3577 for ongoing updates as they relate to Covid-19 or SARM business.

Government of Saskatchewan Covid19 Webpage Federation of Canadian Municipalities Covid Hub
Worksafe Saskatchewan Covid19 SARM Covid19 Town Hall Dec 4 2020
Covid19 Signs - General Use PDF SARM Covid19 Town Hall Jan 25 2021
Publications Saskatchewan Covid19 Information for Municipalities SARM Covid19 Town Hall Feb 8 2021

SARM Calendars

2022 SARM Wall Calendar 2021 SARM Desktop Calendar
2021 SARM Wall Calendar