If moving into Town and you need to apply for power and gas you can call Sask Power at 1-888-757-6937 and Sask Energy at 1-800-567-8899.
To apply for telephone service call Sasktel at 310-7253.
Water, sewer, and gas applications can be made at the Town Office. A $207.00 deposit is required for renters. Water, sewer, and garbage is billed quarterly starting March 31, and the basic quarterly charge is $207.00. There is also a $60.00 water connection fee which is non-refundable. $120.00 water connection fee for after hours.
Water is supplied to the town by two deep water wells. Chemical analysis is available from the Town Office upon request.
Residents are hereby advised that one notice indicating the amount of the arrears will be mailed giving the resident 10 days to pay all arrears. If after the 10 days the arrears remain unpaid, water services will be disconnected without any further notification from the Town Office.
RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED THAT THERE ARE WATER RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE, THERE IS NO WATERING ALLOWED BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 11:00 AM AND 6:00 PM EACH DAY. YOUR HOUSE NUMBER IS NO LONGER RELEVANT TO THE DAYS YOU CAN WATER.
Beginning February 1, 2015 each residence in the community was provided one waste container and one recycling container from Loraas Environmental Services. Pick up of these bins alternate every Tuesday, a calendar showing the pick up shedule is available at the Town Office or a link is provided below. All garbage must still be bagged before it is deposited into the waste bin. For complete details regarding these programs please see the links below or stop by the Town Office for a pamphlet. Compost is collected from the alley twice yearly. Trees and grass/leaves picked up seperately.Garbage can also be taken to the local Waste Disposal Site, for a fee. For a complete list of regulations regarding taking waste to the Waste Disposal Site please call the town office at 843-2692.
**BACK LANE PICK UP BULLETIN**
TRANSFER STATION (1MILE WEST AND 1 MILE NORTH OF WILKIE) TRANSFER STATION FEE SCHEDULE2020 GARBAGE AND RECYCLING SCHEDULE RECYCLING PAMPHLET WASTE COLLECTION PAMPHLET TRANSFER STATION HOURS
EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Transfer Station Phone No. (306) 843-7082
SARCAN HOURS OF OPERATION
Sarcan Phone No. (306) 843-2720
Wilkie boasts some of the finest recreation facilities in the area. For more information on the facilites please call 843-2241.
If you are a newcomer to Saskatchewan, you will be required to apply for a Health Services Card within three months of moving. Application forms are available at the Town Office or you can go apply online at www.ehealthsask.ca.
If you own a dog, regardless of size or age, it must be licensed. Contact the Town Office for Fees. Dogs and cats are not allowed to run at large. Limit of 2 dogs and 2 cats per household.
Wilkie is policed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Wilkie Detachment. They can be reached at 843-3480.
Speed limits are 40km/hour, unless otherwise posted. It is illegal to park any vehicle on a town street longer than 48 hours.
Heavy Haul Traffic: " No person shall operate and/or park a vehicle or a combination of vehicles on any street within the municipality when the combined gross weight of the vehicle(s) with or without a load exceeds 8.0 tonnes (8,000 Kg or 8,800 lbs) except on the following highways designated as a Heavy Vehicle Route: - 1st Avenue from Eight Street West to Tenth Street East - 10th Street East from 7th avenue to 1st Avenue The above shall not apply to vehicles making delivery on any street in the municipality provided the operator of the vehicle(s) uses the most direct route from and to the heavy vehicle route listed above.
The purpose of this restriction is to reduce damage done to pavement by heavy haul traffic and therefore extend the life of the streets. Golf Carts: " Golf carts may be operated between sunrise and one-half hour after sunset on any street or lane within the municipality with the exception of Highway No. 14 and 29 for the sole purpose of traveling to/from the Wilkie Golf Course using the shortest, most direct route. No person shall operate a Golf cart on any sidewalk, boulevard, schoolyard, park or playground or without a valid driver's license.
Snowmobiles: " Snowmobiles may be operated on any street or lane within the municipality between the hours of 7:00 am and 11:00 pm providing that usage is limited to the route having the shortest distance between the point of origin and destination. No person shall operate a snowmobile on any land designated as parks and/or open green space. Operating a snowmobile on Highway 14 and 29 shall be in accordance with The Snowmobile Act and The Highway Safety Act.
Parking of Vehicles: " No person shall park a vehicle, trailer, travel trailer, semi-trailer, motor home, boat etc on any street or road at one place for any period of time exceeding 72 consecutive hours.
Engine Retardant Brakes: " Use of engine retardant brakes is prohibited within the municipality except to reduce impact of collision or other such emergency.
A building permit is required in advance for any new structures, extensions, and for any building being moved in, or out of Wilkie. Building permit applications are available at the Town Office.
Property taxes are payable on the calendar year commencing January 1st. The rate of discounts being as follows:
January 1st-31st - 3% February 1st - 28th - 2% March 1st - 31st - 2% April 1st - 30th - 1% May 1st - 31st - 1% current taxes are subject to a 1.5% penalty August 1 to Dec 1 After December 31st - a 13% penalty on arrears is applied
The Wilkie Health Centre and Poplar Courts Nursing Home are located on 7th Ave.W.
The museum is located in Wilkie at 211 - 1st St. East. It is open by appointment, telephone 843-2717.
The Public Works Dept wishes to inform residents of the following regulations regarding snow removal:
Snow Removal - Private Property: " It is not permitted to deposit snow, ice or any other obstruction from private property, (including driveways) on to any street or back lane within the town limits. " In the event excess snow is removed from private property, it may not be deposited on public property owned by the Town of Wilkie, unless permission is first granted by the Public Works Manager.
Snow Removal - Commercial Sector: " Property owners or occupants in the Commercial Sector are required to maintain the sidewalk adjoining their business free and clear of snow and ice; snow clearing is to be done in a timely manner. The Public Works Dept works diligently to remove snow quickly and effectively with as little disruption as possible. Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any questions or require further information, you may contact Public Works Manager at 843-2212 during the hours of 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.