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Culture Days 2015 - "Mini Folk Fest" in Elbow

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Elbow & District Museum and Historical Society is making plans to host a “Mini Folk Fest” for Culture Days 2015. Plans are underway to feature the many and varied cultures that are represented in our area.  Community members are encouraged to share in this...

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TENDER - Tuft's Bay Washroom Building

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TENDER The Village of Elbow is inviting tenders to construct the shell of a new 16’ x 34’ washroom/shower facility at the Tuft’s Bay Campground.  Piles and grade beams have been poured.  Tender to include the supply of materials, construction, and labour to...

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2014 Citizen of the Year

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

This is the 4th year now that we as a community are acknowledging those people who consistently go above and beyond in their efforts to make Elbow the great place it is.  This year we had 2 individuals that were nominated – both of them very deserving. Voting took place from...

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2014 Citizen of the Year Nominees

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Nominations were received up until Friday, October 10th for this year’s Citizen of the Year.  Two well deserving citizens have been nominated for this year’s honour: Sylvia Harms and Meryl Joel To read more on each nominee and their contributions to the Village of Elbow,...

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4th Annual Citizen of the Year

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Once again, it’s time to acknowledge those people in our community who consistently go above and beyond in their efforts to make Elbow a vibrant, thriving, and beautiful place to be. Please consider nominating someone who you believe is deserving of this title for 2014; someone that has...

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Request for Information

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Our community of Elbow is very fortunate to have many attractions.  Not the least of these is the Elbow Orchard in the Elbow Community Park. It is our desire to compile a history of the orchard including those people that originated it, and those that volunteered their time to maintain...

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Tender Notice

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

TENDER The Village of Elbow is inviting tenders to demolish and remove the Tuft’s Bay washroom/shower building.  Tenders to include removal of all waste material, which cannot be taken to the Elbow Transfer Site for disposal, and clean up of site. Work is to be completed no later...

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Remnant of sacred rock located in Lake Diefenbaker

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Steven Thair, an avid diver, began his research more than a year ago in his quest to locate the giant rock known as Mistaseni (“big rock” in Cree) who’s remnants are at the bottom of Lake Diefenbaker.  This August, Thair and his dive team found the site in 70 feet of...

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Closing Out Sale - Nothing New

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Nothing New closing out sale for the month of August - everything over $5 is half price with the exception of 'Art within Concrete' and redeemable gift certificates.  Stop in for something old at "Nothing New"!

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Notice of Abandonment of Poll

Thursday, July 17, 2014

FORM P [Sections 56 and 58 of the Act] Notice of Abandonment of Poll Whereas a poll is not required pursuant to The Local Government Election Act for the office of: Councillor:          Village of Elbow I hereby give public notice that no...

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* * June Newsletter Correction * *

Friday, July 04, 2014

The June 2014 newsletter had an error in regards to the Transfer Station hours of operation.  It should have read: Open Mondays from 4 - 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - noon. We apologize for any inconvenience this error may have caused you.

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Canada Day in Elbow!

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Once again Elbow was a hub of activities for Canada Day!  The day started out with a pancake breakfast put on by the Elbow & District Museum at the rink.  There were activities throughout the day with the ArchaeoCaravan at the Civic Centre and Museum.  The Elbow &...

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Call For Nominations - By-election

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Notice of Call for Nominations Municipal By-Election PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that nominations of candidates for the office of: Councillor: Village of Elbow Number to be Elected: 1 will be received by the undersigned on the 16th day of July, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 201...

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Paving!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Saskatchewan Street in the Village of Elbow is receiving a much needed facelift this week, as Covenant Construction’s paving crew tackles the three blocks owned by the Village.  They are paving 30’ down the center of the street, as well as a curb-to-curb trial area for...

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Volunteer Road Crew - a Patching Success!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Huge thanks goes out to all those men that volunteered their time with our street patching crew on Tuesday, May 20th.  From street sweeping, running for materials, shoveling and cleaning out potholes, heating cold mix and packing . . . many hands made much progress.  Although this is...

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Elbow Peace Party in the Park!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Two years after Elbow built a park in a day, residents and visitors gathered on Saturday, May 17th and Sunday, May 18th for a special weekend. The Peace Party in the Park included a walk-a-thon, bike parade, face painting, Peace Tower dedication, a picnic in the park, blessing of the First...

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Swimming Lessons

Friday, May 16, 2014

Lessons will be offered at Tuft's Bay this summer with two separate sessions: August 11 - 15, and August 18 - 22.  For more information, or to register, please contact Michelle by email m.babiarz@live.com or by phone or text to 306-867-4471.  Preschool - $25; Level 1 & up -...

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Community Garage Sale

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Anyone interested in taking part in a community garage sale the long weekend in August, please contact Isabella Parent at 306-854-2112 for more details.

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May Long Weekend - Elbow's Open for Business!

Monday, May 12, 2014

The warm weather hasn’t quite arrived, but our seasonal businesses are opening this weekend hoping to entice spring & summer to appear!  The Jelly Bean, Gallery 148, Nothing New, Elbow Art Society Gallery, Simply Outrageous, and Fancy Feet Sandals and More.  Hours of...

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Earth Day

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

One of our local residents, 10 year old Anika Lakinger, took it upon herself to clean up a portion of the ditch along Railway Avenue on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – Earth Day.  What a great way to support environmental protection!  Thank you Anika for your efforts and for setting...

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Summer Employment Opportunity

Monday, April 21, 2014

The Village of Elbow is accepting applications for a Summer Community Park/Maintenance Assistant. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, be physically able and willing to learn and work at a wide variety of tasks.  Experience with equipment an asset.  Primary focus...

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Notice of Preparation of Assessment Roll

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the Village of Elbow for the year 2014 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the Assessor from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. on the following days: Monday to Friday, March 27 to May 1, 2014.   A bylaw pursuant...

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Garbage, Recycle, and Construction Waste Pickup, and New Rates

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Loraas has informed us that effective immediately, they will be starting their collection route each week in Elbow.  All garbage and recycle carts should be placed curbside the night before in order to not miss the truck, which will be making its rounds by 7 a.m. There have also been...

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Public Notice - Parcel N

Friday, January 31, 2014

PUBLIC  NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given (as per Bylaw No. 05-09 and Sections 127 & 128 of The Municipalities Act) that Council will be considering the sale of Parcel N at their February 10, 2014 regular meeting (7 p.m.). Elbow Village Office, 201 Saskatchewan Street, PO Box 8,...

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Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Funds

Friday, January 17, 2014

“Eligible” non-profit organizations that support sport, culture and recreation activities in the community are able to apply for SK Lotteries Grant money to support their groups.  Program guidelines are available here.  Funding request application is available here, or at...

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Heartsaver CPR/AED class

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Village of Elbow is able to provide free CPR/AED training for 10 people through the National AED Program.   There are two classes scheduled: Wednesday, January 22nd at 5:30 p.m. in Loreburn, or Saturday, February 1st at 1 p.m. in Strongfield.  Space is limited, so if you are...

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Skating Season is Here!

Monday, December 30, 2013

The skating ice is ready, so dig out your skates and head down to the rink!  Skating passes (and rink keys) are available at the Village Office: family pass $75, single pass $30, drop in fee is $5/person/day.  Thanks to all those that helped get the ice ready for everyone to enjoy!

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2014 Garbage & Recycle Schedule

Monday, December 30, 2013

The 2014 Garbage and Recycle Schedule is available here and will also be included with the utility bill/newsletter mailout coming out January 2nd.

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Village Office Christmas Holiday Hours

Sunday, December 22, 2013

The Village Office will be closed December 24 - 27th; will be open Monday, December 30th (9 a.m. - noon; 1 - 5 p.m.) and will be open Tuesday, December 31st from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  The Office will be closed January 1st, reopening January 2nd with regular office hours.  The drop slot on...

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Home Care Services

Friday, December 20, 2013

If there comes a time in your family's experiences that you find you may need the assistance of Home Care, either nursing services or home making services here in Elbow and the surrounding area, please feel free to contact Janet Hundeby RN.  Often times city doctors are not aware that...

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Seasonal Fire Safety Tips

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Please review the following two documents and remember to be fire safe this holiday season: Seasonal Fire Safety Tips Christmas Tree Safety Merry Christmas from the Elbow Volunteer Fire Department; thank you for your continued support!

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Elbow "Lights Up" for the Christmas Season

Monday, December 09, 2013

On Saturday, December 7th, despite the frigid temperatures, over 100 people took in the “Light Up The Village” event.  The Elbow Service Club, local businesses & their helpers were host to Elbow families & friends at this “Light Up The Village”...

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Elbow Housing Authority - Units For Rent

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Elbow Housing Authority has 1 bedroom units to rent.  Please contact Harry Locke @ 306-854-2288 for more information, and rental pricing.  

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Rider Pride!

Friday, November 22, 2013

Premier Brad Wall declares Friday, November 22nd ‘Green Day’ in honour of the Roughriders and the Village of Elbow is decked out today in its finest – Rider Pride is alive and strong as we approach Grey Cup weekend.  Pictured is the staff (and Santa) at Prairie Centre...

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Fitness Centre Assistance

Monday, November 04, 2013

Braden Fast is available to assist people setting up resistance training or exercise programs at our fitness facility.  Preference would be to help anyone over 50, but he is willing to offer his help to anyone who may be a bit "gunshy" about working out in a typical gym setting....

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3rd Annual Citizen of the Year Awarded!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

In an effort to acknowledge those people in our community who consistently go above and beyond in their efforts to make Elbow a vibrant, thriving and beautiful place to be, Council asked the citizens of Elbow to nominate someone that they believe is deserving of the “Citizen of the...

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New Mayor!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Congratulations to our new Mayor, Rob Hundeby who was elected in today’s by-election.  For the complete election results, please see the Returning Officer’s “Declaration of Results”.  Rob will take office at the next Council Meeting, scheduled for Monday,...

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2013 Citizen of the Year Nominees

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Nominations were received up until Friday, October 11th for this year’s Citizen of the Year.  Seven well deserving citizens have been nominated for this year’s honour: Glen Amor, Gary Cheeseman, Kevin Luchia, Grace McTavish, Peter Nasewich, Isabella Parent, and Carol...

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Basic CPR and AED course

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Elbow First Responders and Moose Jaw EMS are sponsoring a basic CPR and AED use course, on October 26th at the Elbow Civic Centre.  There are two sessions to choose from: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR 2 - 6 p.m.  The cost is $75/person, however the Elbow First Responders are covering the...

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Thank you!!!

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

The Village of Elbow is eternally grateful for the volunteers that came from neighbouring communities, the Loreburn and Davidson Fire Departments, and of course our own volunteer fire department and first responders, for their response to the devastating fire in Elbow early this morning.

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Election News

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

A mailout went out today containing an election memo as well as information on each candidate running for Mayor.  There will be no public candidate's forum.  If you have questions for each candidate, please contact them directly.  If you have questions in regards to the...

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By-Election

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

We have three candidates for the position of Mayor: Gary Dunn, Rob Hundeby, and Lynden Lepage.  The Election will be held Wednesday, October 16th from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.  An Advance Poll will be held Wednesday, October 9th from 4 – 7 p.m.  The Village Office will be...

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Emergency Management Training Opportunity

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The Village of Elbow is hosting a Basic Emergency Management (BEM) course on September 23rd and 24th at the Civic Centre.  This 1.5 day course is based upon the Canadian Emergency Preparedness College Course.  It is based on the four pillars of emergency management – mitigation,...

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Discretionary Use - Public Notice

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Village of Elbow PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given, in accordance with The Planning and Development Act, 2007 and the Village of Elbow Zoning Bylaw No. 08-05 that the Council of the Village of Elbow will consider a Development Permit Application for a discretionary use for the...

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Facilities Committee Fitness/Wellness Survey

Thursday, August 29, 2013

At the Curling Rink Fitness/Wellness Expansion Proposal public meeting, The Facilities Committee handed out a survey to those in attendance.  The survey is attached here for those that didn't get a copy at the meeting, or those that weren't in attendance.  The committee would...

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Chokecherries and Sandcherries are ready to pick!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The 'Friends of the Orchard' report that there are plenty of Chokecherries and Sandcherries ready to pick at the Orchard/Community Park.  Go on out with your pail and help yourself - they make excellent jelly and syrup!!

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By-Election - NOTE DATE CHANGES

Monday, August 19, 2013

Due to a mix up at The Outlook, the Call for Nominations didn't appear in the August 1st paper, which means our election dates have to move. Nominations are now due by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.  The official 'Call For Nominations' can be viewed here. ...

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Curling Rink - fitness/wellness expansion proposal

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

You are invited to a public presentation of the curling rink fitness/wellness expansion proposal, Thursday, August 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at the Elbow Civic Centre.  The Facilities Committee project and drawing proposal will be available for review and comment.  Other ideas for use of...

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New Village of Elbow Maps are in!!

Thursday, July 25, 2013

FINALLY - the new Village maps have arrived!  If you would like to purchase one for your own use, they are available for $25.

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Swimming Lessons - two weeks

Friday, June 28, 2013

There will be swimming lessons held at Tufts Bay in Elbow during the weeks of August 12 - 23.  Please register with Michelle Babiarz at 306-867-4471.

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Public Notice - Discretionary Use Application

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Public Notice is hereby given, in accordance with The Planning and Development Act, 2007 and the Village of Elbow Zoning Bylaw No. 08-05 that the Council of the Village of Elbow will consider a Development Permit Application for a discretionary use for the following property at their regular...

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2013 Budget and Mill Rates set

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Council, at their June 24, 2013 Special Meeting, passed motions accepting the 2013 Operating and Capital Budget and setting the municipal mill rate at 4.22 mills.  Commercial property will see a mill rate factor of 2.25 applied to the municipal mill rate.  There was no change to the...

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Semi-Annual Gard & Yard Waste Pickup; Transfer Site Open for Season

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The Transfer Site is now open for the season - Mondays from 4 - 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - noon.  The schedule of load charges can be found here. The Village will once again be providing garden and yard waste pickup throughout the Village during the weekd of May 21 - 24,...

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Spring is here FINALLY! And many of our seasonal businesses are opening:

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Sweet Treats Ice Cream Parlour opens up for the season Friday, May 10th Nothing New, the Jelly Bean & Pelican Landing, Elbow Art Society Gallery, Fancy Feet Sandals, along with two new shops - Simply Outrageous! accessories & more, and Gallery 148 – art gallery & gift shop,...

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Free Green Ash Seedling

Thursday, May 02, 2013

SaskPower Shand Greenhouse has given us a supply of Green Ash seedlings to distribute within the Village.  Stop by the office to pick yours up!

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Looking for a summer job?

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Each year the Village of Elbow compiles a list of people available to mow lawns.  This list then gets sent to property owners that are seasonal residents and may need this service during the summer months. If you are interested, please call the Village Office by May 8th - 306-854-2277 or...

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Loreburn Central School - Majesta Trees of Knowledge competition

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Loreburn Central School is one of 10 schools in the running for a $20,000 prize in the 2013 Majesta Trees of Knowledge Competition, and they are the only one from Saskatchewan!  They plan to use this money to build an outdoor classroom, gazebo, flower beds, etc.  Please take a couple...

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Notice of Preparation of Assessment Roll

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the Village of Elbow for the year 2013 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the Assessor from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. on the following days: Monday to Friday, March 14 to May 16, 2013. A bylaw pursuant to...

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Saskatchewan school tax to be held at current level

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Premier Brad Wall announced Wednesday that educational mill rates will be dropped to compensate for the assessment increases (2013 revaluation), and overall taxes won't go up.  Some property owners will pay more taxes and some will pay less, depending on how their own individual...

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Fire Hydrant Repair

Monday, March 11, 2013

The Village of Elbow will be performing repair work at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Grey Street, Tuesday, March 12th.  Residents who live within a block or two of this area may experience short interuptions, or pressure fluctuations.  We thank you for your cooperation during...

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Planned power outage and reduced water pressure - Sunday, March 3rd

Thursday, February 28, 2013

SaskPower has informed us of their planned power outage Sunday, March 3rd from 1 – 5 p.m. while they do repair work at the Hawarden substation.  This will have an effect on our water distribution system.  The distribution back-up pump will be in operation, but only to maintain...

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JOB OPPORTUNITY - Maintenance Position

Monday, February 25, 2013

The Village of Elbow is currently accepting applications for a full-time year round Maintenance position.  Click here for the job posting.  Application deadline is March 13, 2013. If you had recently applied for this position and would like to re-apply, please contact the Village...

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Puck nomad Peddle played all over Sask - Saskatoon StarPhoenix article

Friday, February 22, 2013

"Jordan Peddle was one of thos puck-moving nomads throughout his Saskatchewan minor hockey.  Growing up in Elbow, there weren't enough kids his age playing hockey, so he had to find a place to play."  Click here to read the complete article from the Saskatoon StarPhoenix

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Public Notice - WaterWolf Growth Management Plan

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

            The council of the Village of Elbow is considering adopting the WaterWolf Growth Management Plan as the District Plan pursuant to section 102 of the Planning and Development Act, 2007. The plan will be adopted according to the...

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Elbow BINGO is starting up again!

Friday, February 08, 2013

Bingo is starting up for 2013, with the first night being Tuesday, February 12th.  Come on out to the Elbow Civic Centre for BINGO Night!  Every Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.  Funds raised support community projects.  The Bingo Committee are always looking for volunteers –...

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Facilities Committee - Curling Rink Reno Survey

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Thank you to the 26 people that took the time to complete a survey and return it to the Village Office by January 18th.  The Facilities Committee met on January 21st and continue to work towards a renovation project for our curling ice surface.  The Committee is still accepting...

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Dart Night has started!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Come out for fun at the Elbow Hotel Dart Night, Thursday nights Cheap Dart Night Dinner served 6-7pm Teams drawn and play begins at 7pm Come Once or Every Week! All skill levels welcome – focus is on having fun!

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December Council Newsletter, Facilities Committee Survey, and Garbage Schedule

Monday, December 31, 2012

Please watch your mail for the most recent newsletter, a survey put out by the Facilities Committee in regards to a possible renovation project of the curling rink, and the 2013 garbage/recycle schedule that will all come with your October-December utility bill. The Facilities Committee ask...

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Village Office Holiday Hours

Friday, December 21, 2012

Monday, December 24th – closed at noon Tuesday, December 25th – closed Wednesday, December 26th – closed Thursday, December 27th and Friday, December 28th – open regular hours (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Monday, December 31st – closed at 3 p.m. Tuesday,...

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Get your skates on!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Facilities Committee and a crew of volunteers have the skating ice ready at the Elbow Rink.  To access the facility, stop by the Village Office to pay your fees and pick up a key.  Family fees are $75, individual fees are $30, drop in fee is $5.

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Elbow Fire Department Receives Enbridge Grant

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

                            Fire Chief Glen Amor (left) was on hand December 19th for the presentation from Dan Hoppenreys (right), on behalf of Enbridge’s Safe Community Program. ...

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Holiday Garbage & Recycle Schedule

Monday, December 17, 2012

The garbage and recycle schedule over the Christmas Holidays will be as follows: December 25th garbage pickup will happen on December 29th (Saturday) January 1st recycle pickup will happen on January 5th (Saturday)   We will be back to the regular cycle, Tuesday, January 8th with...

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Village Council Sworn In

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Back Row (L to R): Councillor Gary Dunn, Mayor William Nike, Councillor Lynden Lepage. Front Row (L to R): Councillor Betty Hatzel, Councillor Colleen Hoppenreys Monday, November 5, 2012, the newly elected Council members were sworn in and took office.  Three new members to Council,...

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2012 Municipal Election Results

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Mayor: Bill Nike, acclamation Councillors: Colleen Hoppenreys, Lynden Lepage, Gary Dunn, and Betty Hatzel Thank you to the 170 people that voted!

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Municipal and School Division Elections TODAY

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Polls are open from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., at the Village Office, 201 Saskatchewan Street. Remember to bring your ID in order to vote - Driver's License is the easiest option. The Village Office will be closed for normal municipal business during this period.

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Calling All Businesses in Elbow!

Monday, October 22, 2012

In July 2012, the Elbow Business Group was formed to promote business, tourism and beautify our downtown streets. "Welcome to Elbow" is one the the Group committees.  Headed by Meryl Joel 854-2233 and Donna & Larry Riggall 854-4445.  We are compiling 10 Welcome Kits...

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Buy a Mars Bar for the Loreburn Rink!

Monday, October 15, 2012

By purchasing a specially marked MARS bar and entering the PIN code found inside the wrapper at www.marsbar.ca, Canadians have the opportunity to activate a $5 CDN Mars Canada Inc contribution towards participating community rinks in need of renovations. Activating a PIN will also give...

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Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

To commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s commitment and dedication over the past six decades, 60,000 Canadians are being awarded the Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of their outstanding contributions to their communities and Canada.  And we have three of those citizens! Senator Bob...

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55 Alive Driver Refresher Course

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

55 Alive Driver Refresher Course is designed to help Canadians 55 years and over to maintain their independence and their driving privileges. The 55 Alive course is designed to help you: Gain more confidence behind the wheel  Improve your awareness of traffic hazards Update...

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2012 Citizen of the Year!

Friday, October 05, 2012

In an effort to acknowledge those people in our community who consistently go above and beyond in their efforts to make Elbow a vibrant, thriving and beautiful place to be, Council asked the citizens of Elbow to nominate someone that they believe is deserving of the “Citizen of the...

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2012 Citizen of the Year Nominees

Monday, September 24, 2012

2012 Citizen of the Year nominations are in and we have many deserving people that have been nominated by the citizens of Elbow.  To see the list of nominees click here, or view on the bulletin board outside the Village Office. Voting will take place at the Village Office during regular...

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Anyone interested in attending Tai-Chi for arthritis sessions here in Elbow?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Program is an introduction level 12 movement session approved by the Arthritis Society and taught by a local resident, with credentials in fitness training, older adult exercise & approved to teach the 12 step Introduction to Tai-Chi for Arthritis Program from the Arthritis...

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2nd Annual Citizen of the Year Award

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Once again, it’s time to acknowledge those people in our community who consistently go above and beyond in their efforts to make Elbow a vibrant, thriving and beautiful place to be.  Please consider nominating one person who you believe is deserving of this title.  If you...

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Mail-in Ballots for the Municipal Election

Thursday, August 30, 2012

This is a new provision in legislation which allowed Council to pass a Bylaw to establish a mail-in ballot voting system.  Voters need to come into the Village Office in person to complete an application package in order to take part in the mail-in ballot process. The deadline to...

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Elbow and Lake Diefenbaker featured on RVwest.com

Friday, August 17, 2012

RVwest.com has built a landing page on their website that features Elbow and Lake Diefenbaker.  Take a look at http://www.rvwest.com/elbow_and_lake_diefenbaker

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Speed Monitor Sign Vandalized

Friday, August 17, 2012

Sometime during the early hours of Thursday, August 16th the speed monitor sign as you come into the Village was vandalized.  Substantial damage was done which has made the sign inoperable at this time.  If you have any information, please contact the RCMP at 854-1830

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Dust Suppressant

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Calcium Chloride was spread on most of the streets throughout the Village last week.  They had some issues with the applicator, and also ran out of product before finishing all the streets we had planned on doing.  An order has been placed for some more and they hope to fit us in...

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Tax Notices

Friday, August 03, 2012

Tax Notices for the Village of Elbow were mailed on August 3rd.  Remember that in order to receive the 5% discount, payments must be received by August 31st.  Payments received between September 1 - 30 will qualify for the 4% discount; October 1 - 31 will get the 3% discount; and...

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Elbow's "Build Day" Memories!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Check out the video here of Elbow's "Build Day" - what great memories! http://www.viddler.com/v/e53dc338

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Kudo's to the Elbow Volunteer Fire Department

Monday, July 09, 2012

Kudo’s to our Volunteer Fire Department on their excellent response to the garage fire on Queen Street Sunday morning.  They responded quickly and were able to prevent the fire from spreading.  The garage was destroyed and there was substantial damage to the duplex on the...

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Elbow Council News

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Your 'June Council News' newsletter was sent out with your April - June water bills the beginning of July.  To view a copy of this newsletter online, click here. If you would like to be added to our email list, please email elbow2@sasktel.net

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Elbow Hiking Trail is Open!

Friday, June 29, 2012

The Elbow Hiking Trail has recently been trimmed and is open.  Watch for the sign on the road to Tuft's Bay boat launch.  Expect to find lots of wild flowers, several scenic views, and some ticks!

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Swimming Lessons

Friday, June 29, 2012

Swimming lessons will be offered at Tufts Bay in Elbow this summer: August 13-17(with Max Bumphrey); August 20-24(with Josee Bumphrey) Please contact Michelle @ 867-4471 or email michelle.babiarz@sasktel.net to register your child. Registration form is available here

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Elbow Museum and Sod House - open summer hours

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Stop by and visit the Elbow Museum and Sod House, now open 7 days a week from 1 - 5 p.m.

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Maintenance Foreman Position

Monday, June 18, 2012

The Village of Elbow is currently accepting applications for a full-time year round Maintenance Foreman position. Reporting to the Administrator and Village Council, the successful applicant will have experience and knowledge of tractors, ride-on mowers, and general mechanical abilities;...

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Southwest TV News - spotlight on Elbow's Build Day!

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Southwest TV News recently produced the following news story on Elbow's Community Park Build Day - check it out at http://www.youtube.com/embed/SFvnHXOlQGM

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Janitor/Custodian Contract Position for Civic Properties

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The Village of Elbow is accepting applications for a Janitor/Custodian for Civic Properties, including the Rink, Civic Centre, Gym, and the Community Park.  Duties include cleaning and light maintenance.  Flexible hours, dependent on the number of bookings at each facility.  Will...

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Spring Yard and Garden Waste pickup

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Spring yard and garden waste pickup begins today, May 22nd.  Please have your waste bagged and/or in manageable piles in your back alley.

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Thank you Elbow - a message from Ian Hill, Let Them Be Kids; and a link to watch some of the interviews and video from Build Day

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

On behalf of the Let Them Be Kids organization, and the local Elbow playground committee, I would like thank you for helping with the outstanding effort on Saturday, May 12, Your community was absolutely amazing! I had the good pleasure of coming to Elbow on the 28th of April, and had a...

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THANK YOU!

Monday, May 14, 2012

There really are no words . . . Thank you to everyone for making this one of the BEST projects Elbow has ever been involved in!  Over 320 volunteers, in our little town of just 300!  We still can’t believe it!  It was so amazing!  LTBK could not have picked a better...

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Power Outage

Monday, May 14, 2012

SaskPower has advised that the power will be out on the east side of town (East of Railway Avenue) on Wednesday, May 16th from approximately 1 - 4 p.m. while they replace a pole on the main line.

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Elbow . . . Let Them Be Kids featured project - check it out!!

Monday, May 07, 2012

Elbow was recently featured on the Let Them Be Kids National website - check out the link below to see the awesome interview they had with Sarah Wilm, Committee Chair! http://www.viddler.com/v/ee535fce

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Gala Weekend

Friday, May 04, 2012

The countdown Finale Gala Weekend was a HUGE success . . . the sold out Gala Dinner & Auction on Saturday night featured a fantastic meal, great entertainment and a top of the line auction.  The weekend raised over $10,000 for our project – the community support was truly...

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Mark Janke, Medal of Bravery

Monday, April 23, 2012

Congratulations to Mark Janke who was presented with a Medal of Bravery from Governor General David Johnston in a ceremony at Rideau Hall, April 20, 2012. The award to Mark, and another man, Darren Bieber of Weyburn, stemmed from an incident near Stoughton in April 2008. As per the Governor...

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Notice of Preparation of Assessment Roll

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the Village of Elbow for the year 2012 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the Assessor from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. on the following days: Monday to Friday, April 19 to May 22, 2012. A bylaw pursuant to...

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March Council News

Thursday, April 05, 2012

The March Council Newsletter was sent out with your utility bills March 31st. For a copy of the newsletter, click here

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Grace McTavish Receives Chairmans Lifetime Achievement Award!

Monday, March 26, 2012

Congratulations to our very own Grace McTavish, recipient of Tourism Saskatchewan’s Chairman’s Lifetime Achievement Award!  Grace was presented with this prestigious award at Tourism Saskatchewan’s Awards of Excellence Thursday, March 22nd in Regina.  Way to go Grace!

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Talent Auction - Elbow Community Park Fundraiser

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Come out and hear the latest updates on the Community Park and show support for your park on Saturday, March 31st.  Join us for a potluck supper from 5 - 6:30 p.m. and the Talent Auction will start at 7 p.m. Here is a list of the items and talents that have been donated to date. ...

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Elbow Featured in December 2011 RV West Magazine

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Nice article in the December 2011 RV West Magazine on Michael and Anna Clancy who recently wrote Lake Diefenbaker: Yours to Explore (the book is available for sale at various businesses in Elbow). The article in the RV West Magazine focuses primarily on Elbow – yahoo!  Take a look...

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Memory Stones & Memorial Benches - Elbow Community Park Project

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Are you interested in creating a lasting legacy in Elbow? Why not purchase your very own Memory Stone or Memorial Bench?! The Memory Stones are being "locally" made right here in Elbow! If you are interested in adding to the "heritage" of our new community park, please see...

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Pennies For The Park...

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Wondering what to do with all those extra pennies? Look for collection jars around town....and donate the pennies to the Elbow Community Park Project!    Never think that one penny can't make a difference - because when that one little penny is added to another, it makes a...

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Elbow Is Growing!

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Not that this is news to anyone living and/or visiting Elbow, but Statistics Canada now has the data!  The 2011 Census information was released today.  Elbow’s permanent population went up from 294 in 2006 to 314 in 2011.  There are 151 private dwellings occupied by these...

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ELBOW WINS THE $10,000 SASKATCHEWAN IN MOTION COMMUNITY PLEDGE CHALLENGE!!

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Our small community of under 300 people, won with an amazing 25,392 votes! Thank you to everyone, near and far...literally around the world....for supporting the Elbow Community Park Project! Thank you for believing!!! Without YOU....it would not have been possible! From the bottom of our...

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2012 Brier Play-off Getaway Package

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Get your tickets and win a Brier playoff getaway package!  Two tickets to the last six draws and two nights at the Holiday Inn Express - March 9 - 11.  Approximate prize value - $650 . . . or you can take $300 cash.  Tickets are only $10 each - only 150 printed.  Draw date...

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VOTE VOTE VOTE!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

VOTE FOR ELBOW! If you’ve ever enjoyed the shores of Lake Diefenbaker, a swim at Tuft’s Bay Campground, a night out in the Elbow bar, a stay at the condo’s, a round of golf, our famous fireworks, or an ice cream to cap off a fabulous summer evening . . . OUR COMMUNITY NEEDS...

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Tuft's Bay Campground and Bayshore Centre Operator TENDERS

Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Village of Elbow is currently accepting tenders on the operation of the Tuft’s Bay Campground and the Bayshore Centre.  Tender deadline: February 6, 2012. Tender packages are available by contacting the Village of Elbow, Box 8, Elbow, SK S0H 1J0; fax 306-854-2229; phone...

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in motion Community Pledge Challenge!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Revealed at last...Elbow has been selected as one of the top communities in the in motion Community Pledge Challenge! Yahooo! Judges based their decision on the strength of Elbow's written submission, and the 372 pledges collected. THANK YOU FOR PLEDGING!! Now we need your VOTES! The...

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December Council News & Garbage/Recycle Schedule

Thursday, January 12, 2012

The December Council News and a Garbage/Recycle schedule were sent out with your utility bills at the end of December. Click here for the newsletter. Click here for the garbage/recycle schedule.  If there are any changes to the schedule you will be notified throughout the year on the...

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Armoring the Marina Point

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Allan Construction has been awarded the contract for the shoreline stabilization project at the marina point.  We have been told that rock hauling (by Wright Construction) will begin in the next few days.  It is estimated that 300+ loads of rock will come rolling through town over a 3...

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Help our community win $10,000 - In motion Community Pledge Challenge

Friday, November 18, 2011

Elbow is pledging to take action in the in motion Community Pledge Challenge! Help us win $10,000 to increase the physical activity of the kids in our community. Elbow is planning on putting the prize money towards the Elbow Community Park Project! Not only will you be helping our community...

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Transfer Site (landfill)

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

The Transfer Site is now closed for the season.  The key to the Transfer Site is no longer given out.  If you need to haul something out there, please call the Village Office to make arrangements.  In order to better utilize our maintenance staff’s time we try to arrange...

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This is YOUR website!

Monday, October 24, 2011

This is YOUR website and will only be as good as the content you provide us with. Make sure to tell us all about your community event – from garage sales to fundraising suppers, anything that’s open to the public, we’ll post it on the website for NO CHARGE.  Just give...

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2011 Citizen of the Year

Friday, October 14, 2011

In an effort to acknowledge those people in our community who consistently go above and beyond in their efforts to make Elbow a vibrant, thriving and beautiful place to be, Council asked the citizens of Elbow to nominate someone that they believe is deserving of the “Citizen of the...

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"Let Them Be Kids"

Friday, October 14, 2011

Also at the October 13th Ratepayer’s Meeting an exciting announcement was made – Elbow has won a ‘Helping Hands National Award’, the first project ever to have been selected in Saskatchewan! "Let Them Be Kids" is a volunteer, non-profit organization created...

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New Website!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Welcome to the Village of Elbow’s new website!  We’re so excited to have this new site with an updated look that will also allow for increased content, and more importantly will allow our own office staff to update the website.  This new site contains information such as:...

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Elbow Harbour Area Gets Shoreline Fix (Leader Post)

Friday, August 26, 2011

BY ANGELA HALL, LEADER-POST Work to stabilize the shoreline at Elbow Harbour Recreation Site will get underway as soon as this winter, provided the weather cooperates. The provincial government announced Tuesday that a contract has been awarded to Saskatoon company Allan...

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