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COVID-19 Updates


Kamsack is following all Public Health Orders and Recommendations.


The Mayor's Message regarding COVID-19 is available here


Town Owned Property, Facilities and Buildings:


Masks & Social Distancing are Required in All Public Buildings


  • The Public Works Shop and Water Treatment Plant are closed to the public, but remain in operation
  • The OCC Hall is closed until further notice. All events at this facility have also been cancelled.
  • The Kamsack Swimming Pool is closed for the 2020 season.


  • Town Office is closed to the public from January 11th until January 24th

Town Office will remain in operation from 7:30am to 4pm, Monday through Friday. Town office is expected to re-open to the public on January 25th, this date is subject to change. If you have any questions, please phone Town Office at (306)542-2155. The drop box service remains available. 


  • The Crowstand Centre is open to the public; however, public health orders must be followed and respected.

As such, please contact the specific organization you are interested in, before visiting, as their normal operations may have changed.


  • ​​Handi-Bus Service is available.

Operating with a limited capacity to reduce the number of people on the bus and to allow staff time to properly sanitize the bus between trips. If you would like to use the Handi-Bus Service, please phone (306) 542-7114 at least 24 hours in advance to schedule a ride.


  • Playgrounds and the Skatepark are open to the public.

Every person who visits the playground or skatepark must follow public health orders, including:

- People exhibiting signs of illness should not enter parks or playgrounds.

- People not from the same household or extended household should maintain two metres of physical distancing at all times.

- Limit gathering with other people when entering and leaving the park/playground and supervising children playing (e.g. paths, benches, picnic areas).

- Group sizes must comply with the public gathering restrictions.

- If an area is busy, such as playground equipment or park space, come back when it’s not as busy or use another area.

- Do not share toys or sports equipment between groups.

- Practice proper hand hygiene before, during and after play. Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water or, when unavailable, with hand sanitizer.

- Refrain from touching your face.

- Consider limiting children and other members of your household to only visiting playgrounds close to your home. This will help limit the number of people your family may come into contact with.


  • The Broda Sportsplex is open to the public as of October 19th

​​Before arriving at the arena, please review the Broda Sportsplex Re-Open Plan. This facility’s re-open plan was developed through the use of Public Health Orders, the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan and the Return to Play Guidelines issued by Saskatchewan’s hockey and curling governance bodies.

​Public Users also have additional requirements. Anyone participating in Public Skate must complete a User Access Form before using the facility and they must sign in upon arrival to ensure contact tracing is possible. 


  • The Outdoor Rink

The outdoor rink is open to the public until 10 pm everyday. Users must follow public health orders, including maximum gathering limits as well as physically distancing from anyone who resides outside of your immediate household. As such, please be considerate of others and be aware of the amount of time you are on the ice. Additional requirements are also in place. Click here to learn more.  


​​Town Council Meetings

Town Council Meetings are typically held in person at Town Office. However, Town Council may also choose to meet remotely. Find the schedule of Town Council Meetings by clicking here.

  

Due to Public Health requirements, Delegations are now required to phone in during the meeting and discuss their issue via a conference call. The Public can still attend Town Council Meetings, when they occur at Town Office, however Town Office can only accommodate 1 member of the public at a time and this member of the public must sit in the hallway near Town Council Chambers while wearing a mask.

During virtual Town Council Meetings, the public may phone Town Office at (306) 542-2155 or find audio recordings by clicking here.  


Agendas and minutes are posted as normal. To find these documents, please click here


Bill Payments:

Bill payments can be made at Town Office or through the following:

  • Online through TD, Credit Unions & Scotiabank 
  • E-Transfer
  • Traditional Mail Services
  • A secure drop box has been installed at Town Office, along 3rd Avenue. Signage is posted.


For additional information, please phone Town Office at (306) 542-2155 or email town.of.kamsack@sasktel.net


Assessment & Property Tax Notices:

Tax Enforcement of Property Tax Arrears will continue as planned. If this applies to you, please contact Town Office to arrange payment(s). 

If you have any questions, please phone Town Office at (306) 542-2155 or email town.of.kamsack@sasktel.net


Water & Utility Services:

Water Bills will be issued as normal. Please contact Town Office if you need to make payment arrangements. 


Water Meter Connections and Disconnections will continue, however we ask that landlords leave water connected between tenants. 

The Applications for Water Meter Connections and Disconnections can be found at http://www.kamsack.ca/utilities.html. ​Please send the completed form to Town Office via Fax at (306) 542-2975 or Email at utilities.kamsack@sasktel.net 


Landfill: 

The landfill is operating as normal. Landfill Tickets must be purchased at Town Office before travelling to the Landfill. 


Town Staff:

In order to protect Town Staff, they will not enter any residences or buildings, except in an extreme emergency.  


Protective Services:

The Kamsack Volunteer Fire Department is asking residents to refrain from lighting grass fires at this time due to the pandemic.
The smoke is a potential hazard to the firefighters as well as neighbours.

If you need to set a fire, please call the controlled burn line at 1-866-404-4911 to report the burn. You are responsible for the fire.

Please be mindful of others at this time and avoid burning when possible.


Community Events:

​Community Programming and Events must be postponed.


Other Properties, Facilities and Buildings:

​If you have questions about a specific event, program, activity or facility, please contact that specific user group.


Government of Canada & Government of Saskatchewan:

To stay up to date and find accurate formation, please follow the Government of Canada as well as the Government of Saskatchewan


Including: 


Other helpful resources can also be found here


The most recent updates include:

These guidelines provide information on how to safely enjoy fall celebrations and honour

Remembrance Day while reducing the potential spread of COVID-19. Events that exceed allowable

gathering sizes and do not follow public health have been a major source of COVID-19 transmission.


COVID-19 testing is available to anyone who requests it. A referral for testing can be made by

contacting HealthLine 811, a physician or nurse practitioner. Note that testing is prioritized for

symptomatic individuals, which inlcudes fever, cough, shortness of breath, headaches, aches and

pains, sore throat, chills, runny nose or a loss of taste or smell.
  

A new COVID-19 map of Saskatchewan, pictured to the right, was created and published in order to

provide more detailed information on the location of cases across Saskatchewan.


​​​Saskatchewan’s 27 school divisions have plans in place for the safe return of students and staff to

the classroom in September. All school division plans have incorporated the following safety

components:
1. Safe Attendance
2. Safe Transportation
3. Safe Access
4. Safe Facilities
5. Safe Classrooms
6. Safe Supports
7. Safe Activities
8. Safe Alternatives


Find the Good Spirit School Division Return to School Plan here

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Follow Provincial Requirements as well as Public Health Orders and Recommendations, Stay Safe & Don't Panic

We will post further updates here as they become available​​