SUMMER STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
The Town of Big River is accepting applications for two Summer Student Maintenance Assistant positions.
Hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m to 5:30 p.m. starting Monday, May 5th to August 31, 2014;
Students will take direction daily duties under the supervision of qualified maintenance personnel.
Student between the ages of 15 and 30 can apply by forwarding resumes to:
Town of Big River
by mail at Box 220, Big River SK S0J 0E0
by fax at (306) 469-4856
or in person at 606 1st St North.
Applications are being accepted until 1:00 p.m. April 21st, 2014.
For more information please contact the Town Office 469-2112.
Only those called for interview will receive notification of results.
The Town of Big River and the Big River & District Recreation & Cultural Board are accepting applications for a temporary part time position
for Facility Employee of the Big River Community Centre. Successful applicant will cover current employee’s maternity leave and will be under the direction of the Big River & District Recreation & Cultural Board.
Position will remain posted until a suitable candidate is hired. If you have questions about this position, please call the Town Office @ 306-469-2112.
Please submit applications by mail to: Town of Big River
Big River, SK S0J 0E0
by fax at: (306)469-4856
or in person @ 606 1st Street North
The Town Office is located at 606 1st Street North in Big River Community Centre, Big River SK.
To contact the Town Office: Phone 306-469-2112
Box 220, Big River, SK S0J 0E0
The municipal office is open from 8:30 am to noon and from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.
Administrator: Noreen Olsen
Assistant Administrator: Muriel Runge
Fees for Office Services
Tax Certificate: $10.00 per roll number
Town Map – (map pdf)
Lots for Sale – enclosed list is updated to February 11, 2013 and is for notice purposes only (lots pdf)
Building and Development Permits - (building/development information pdf)
Information provided by Statistics Canada 2011 Population of the Town of Big River: 639
Residential Front Street Garbage Pickup is scheduled to start during the summer of 2012. (waste mgmt. info attached) Businesses can arrange with Highway 55 Waste Management for garbage pickup. The Town of Big River operates the Big River Waste Disposal Site, a transfer station, jointly with R.M. No. 555. Landfill hours are currently Wednesday and Saturday from noon to 7:00 p.m. For current fees please go to “ Landfill and Refuse “ under “Residential Services” of this website.
Maintenance Foreman/Public Works: Garry Anderson
Maintenance Assistant: Peter Aitchison
Water Treatment Plant
96 1st Street North
Information surrounding the quality of Town of Big River water can be obtained from the report - Drinking Water Quality and Compliance (water quality report pdf)
406 1st Street North (306) 469-2141
Water Tank Fill available 24/7 - potable water - coin operated
Fees for Custom Work
The following rates apply for custom work:
Loader/Grader with man $81.25/hour
Tractor/Mower with man $62.50/hour
Garbage Truck with man $62.50/hour
Push Mower with man $31.25/hour
Odd jobs by Maintenance $31.25/hour
Fire/Ambulance Call 911
Control Burn 1 (866) 404-4911
By authority of The Municipalities Act in the Province of Saskatchewan, an elected group of representatives form the Council of the Town of Big River. The Council consists of a Mayor and four Councillors. The mission statement of the Council by RES#56/07 is “to maintain and enhance the economic, cultural and social well being of our rate payers by providing services to the public which can not be feasibly be achieved individually such as transportation, protective, environmental, public health, welfare, economic development, recreational and cultural services, such services provided for the benefit of the public as a whole.”
Current Council Members
Mayor: Rob Buckingham 469-2008 or 469-7656 (cell)
Al Hrynkiw 469-2445 or 469-7225 (cell)
Chad Dunn 469-4558 or 469-7658 (cell)
Carla Chadwick 469-2100 or 469-7908 (cell)
Sandra Gilert 469-2239
Regular Council Meetings
The regular meetings of the Council of the Town of Big River are scheduled to be held on the third (3rd) Monday of each month and in the event that the third (3rd) Monday falls on a holiday, the third (3rd) Tuesday, at the Big River Community Centre to begin at 9:00 a.m.
Four Standing Committees of Council are appointed to work with matters relating to the operation of the Town of Big River - Administration and Finance, Transportation Services, Protection Services, Environment and Health Services.
Interested community members are appointed by the Council to various committees and boards. These volunteers spend countless hours in their positions designed to enhance services and quality of life in the Big River Community. Active boards and committees are as follows but not limited to: Big River Recreation Improvement Association, Big River & District Recreation & Cultural Board, Big River and District Health Care Professional Recruitment Board, Big River and District Fire Department, Big River and District Landfill Committee, Big River Stakeholders Advisory Committee, Big River Local Library Board
Minutes and Bylaws: Council Minutes and Bylaws are available to the public during regular office hours.
- April 19 - Country at the Creek Star Search
- April 30 - Ladder Valley Spring Bingo
- May 9 - Roman Catholic Church Spring Sale
- May 10 - Spring Quad Rally
- May 31 - 4H Achievement Day
- May 31 & June 1 - Big River Walleye Classic
Town of Big River