Road Closure – ENDED

Road 41E between Mile 70N and 71N is now OPEN again.

 

Employment Opportunity – Class 1 Operator

Applications are now being accepted for the position of a permanent full-time Public Works equipment operator for the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead.  Duties include, but are not limited to, road maintenance, drainage enhancement, and operating an excavator, grader, crawler, semi and tandem vehicles.

Recommended qualifications include:
-Grade 12 education, or better
-Class 1 driver’s license
-Minimum 3 years of experience operating heavy equipment

This is a union position with great health, dental and retirement benefits.  Only those candidates that are chosen for an interview will be contacted.  The deadline for receiving applications for this position is 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 19th, 2017.

Applications may be forwarded to:

Rural Municipality of Brokenhead
Attention:  Sue Sutherland, CAO
P.O. Box 490
Beausejour, MB  R0E 0C0
Email:  admin@rmofbrokenhead.ca
Fax:  204-268-1504

 

Notice of Public Hearing

The Board of the Brokenhead River Planning District, under the authority of The Planning Act, will hold a Public Hearing

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
7:00 p.m.
RM of Brokenhead Council Chamber

in respect of By-Law No. 166-17, being an amendment to the Brokenhead River Planning District Development Plan By-Law 138-09, as altered.

To view the entire notice, click HERE.

 

Funding Received for Purchase of New Handivan

Wayne Ewasko, MLA for Lac du Bonnet, today announced funding for an important project that will improve transit services in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead and the Town of Beausejour.

To read full News Release, click HERE.

L-R: RM of Brokenhead Reeve Brad Saluk, MP for Selkirk-Interlake Constituency James Bezan, Beausejour Handivan Chairperson Eleanor Zieske, MLA of Lac du Bonnet Wayne Ewasko, Town of Beausejour Mayor Ed Dubray

L-R:  Beausejour Brokenhead Development Corporation Chair Ray Schirle, MP James Bezan, Reeve Brad Saluk, Town of Beausejour Councillor Jeff Goethals, Handivan Chair Eleanor Zieske, MLA Wayne Ewasko, Handivan driver Mike Repar, Jody Bartel, Sherry Poirier, Connie Bukoski, Mayor Ed Dubray, BBDC Marketing Director Anna W. Mondor, RM of Brokenhead Financial Officer Michelle Ramsden

 

Beausejour Brokenhead Fire Department Awards Banquet

The evening of April 7th, 2017 at the Beausejour Legion, five members (current and retired) were honoured with medals and bars for their many years of dedicated service.

Chief Jamie Kines received his 30 year bar.
Deputy Chief Ryan Keefe received his 20 year Fire Service Medal.
Firefighter Barry Frank received his 30 year bar.
Firefighter (retired) Randy Melnick was awarded his 20 year Fire Service Medal.
Radio Operator (retired) Joan Plaetinck received her 30 year bar.

L-R:  RM of Brokenhead Reeve Brad Saluk, MP James Bezan, Erin Keefe, Deputy Chief Ryan Keefe, John Plaetinck, Retired Radio Operator Joan Plaetinck, Karen Frank, Firefighter Barry Frank, Tracy Sayer, Chief Jamie Kines, Province of Manitoba Fire Commissioner David Schafer, Town of Beausejour Mayor Ed Dubray

 

RM of Brokenhead Burn Site

Public notice is hereby given that the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead Burn Site, located on Road 38E between Miles 74N and 75N, is opening for the 2017 season.

The site will be open the following Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.:

April 29
May 13 and 27
June 10 and 24
July 8 and 22
August 5 and 19
September 2, 16 and 30
October 14 and 28
**Further dates to be announced, weather dependent**

A fee of $5.00, cash only, will be charged at the gate for all day use.  Only clean burnables such as grass clippings, leaves, branches and garden waste will be accepted.

 

For Sale – 1994 Ford L9000 Tandem

236,134.7 miles, CAT engine, excellent working condition.  Asking $12,000.00, or best offer, plus GST.  Can be viewed at RM of Brokenhead office.  For more information, call Bruce at 204-268-5340.

To view pictures, click HERE.

 

For Sale – 2006 Capital I Sod Mulcher

Equipment in good condition.  Asking $15,000, or best offer, plus GST.  Can be viewed at RM of Brokenhead office.  For more information, call Bruce at 204-268-5340.

To view pictures, click HERE.

 

Conditional Use File No. C-64-17

The public hearing originally scheduled for 7:00 p.m. March 14th, 2017 had been tabled to a date to be later determined due to reports received late in the day of March 14th, 2017 and two council members being away.

The reports are available as follows:

Click here to view the Brokenhead River Planning District Report

Click here to view the Provincial Planning Report

Click here to view the Soil Classification Map

Click here to view the Conditional Use Requirements and Procedures

 

2017 Spring Road Restrictions

Each year, the Municipal road infrastructure is weakened by the spring thaw.  To reduce damage to our roads, reduced vehicle weights are applied to all Local Urban District of Tyndall-Garson and Henryville streets.  This year, depending on weather conditions, restrictions will be applied similar to the dates chosen by the Province of Manitoba, which at this time will commence March 20th, 2017.

During this time, all streets will be limited to 65% of normal axle loads and may remain in effect for up to 56 days.

For information respecting policy and procedures, contact the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead at 204-268-6700.

 

Recycling Depot – NEW HOURS!

Public Notice is hereby given that the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead Recycling Depot, located on the RM of Brokenhead property at 72013 Road 42E, will be changing its hours of operation to the following effective February 22nd, 2017:

Winter Hours (November 1 to March 31)

Monday     10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday     10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday     10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday     10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday     10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday     10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday     Closed

Summer Hours (April 1 to October 31)

Monday     10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday     10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday     10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday     10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday     10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturday     10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday     12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Brokenhead River Recreation Master Plan

The Brokenhead River Recreation Commission presented the recommendations of the Brokenhead River Recreation Master Plan the evening of February 1st, 2017 at the Tyndall Village Community Centre.

To view the Brokenhead Recreation Master Plan, see the following links:

Link to: Recreation Master Plan Summary

Link to: Recreation Master Plan – Part I
Link to: Recreation Master Plan – Part II
Link to: Recreation Master Plan – Part III
Link to: Recreation Master Plan – Part IV
Link to: Recreation Master Plan – Part V

 

2016 Seniors’ School Tax Rebate

The deadline to apply for the 2015 Rebate has passed.

The 2016 Rebate will be claimed when you file your 2016 income tax return in the spring of 2017.  This means that a separate application for the Rebate is no longer necessary.  It also means that in future years, you will be able to make retroactive claims for up to three years, but no further back than the 2016 Rebate.

To be eligible for the Seniors’ School Tax Rebate, you or your spouse/common-law partner must:

-be 65 years of age or older by the end of the year (December 31st, 2016);
-own your home or be liable for paying the school taxes on your principal residence;
-live in your home, and
-be residents of Manitoba

 

Office Rental Space

Public notice is hereby given that the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead has office space available for rent in the Municipal Administration Building located at 72013 Road 42E at the junction of PTH #44 and PR #302.

Specifics about the office include:

  • 226.9 square feet
  • Furnished with two workstations
  • Hydro, security and cleaning services included in rent

Interested renters can call 204-268-6700 for more details.

 

Water & Sewer Connection Deadline

Please be reminded that all property owners are responsible for connecting to the municipal water and sewer system by December 31st, 2010.  If connections are not made, the Municipality will enter upon the property to make the necessary connection to the water and sewer system and the property owner will be responsible for all costs incurred therein.  Such costs shall become a charge and lien upon the land and maybe added to the Tax Roll and collected in the same manner as ordinary taxes.

Link to: By-Law No. 2079-08, Water & Sewer Connection Deadline – RM of Brokenhead

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