Welcome to the RM of Elton!
Vision Statement: The vision for the RM of Elton is to provide a desirable and safe community for residents and businesses by enhancing amenities, growing the population, using sustainable practices and being fiscally responsible.

COVID-19 Information and Updates

Letter to Community March 17, 2020 – Letter to all Community Members regarding COVID-19 and the Financial Plan Hearing/Annual Ratepayers Meeting

Notice #1 – March 17, 2020 4.15 pm – COVID-19 Closures, Procedures and Precautions (Notice #1)

Any new information regarding Covid-19 is posted to the Government of Manitoba’s Website and can be found here: http://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19

Under The Public Health Act, new public health orders are in effect immediately.  Manitoba has now restricted operations of non-critical business.  Non-essential businesses are to close between 12:01 a.m. on April 1st, 2020, and 12:01 a.m. on April 14, 2020. To read the complete order please click here: Public Health Order

For up to date information from Honourable Justin Trudeau please visit: https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/releases

Farmland School Tax Rebate – The deadline to apply for the school farm tax rebate is legislated as March 31st of the following tax year.  MASC has not been advised by the Province of any changes in light of COVID-19. Applications must be received by the end of day Tuesday, March 31st, 2020.

Prime Minister Announces Support for Farmers and Agri-food Businesses-https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2020/03/23/prime-minister-announces-support-farmers-and-agri-food-businesses

Help Next Door MB – Help Next Door MB is a network of helpers coming together as a community.  If you are a volunteer ready to provide support or someone who needs a helping hand through these difficult times this platform can connect you. www.helpnextdoormb.ca


A proposed policy for construction & demolition tippage will be presented at the Financial Plan Hearing.  To review:  74-2020 Construction and Demolition Policy

Financial Plan Highlights 2020

2020 Financial Plan

2020 Financial Plan Hearing

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to subsection 162(2) of The Municipal Act that the Council of the Rural Municipality of Elton (Elton) intends to present its financial plan for the fiscal year 2020 at a public hearing scheduled for:

Date:       Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Time:       1:30 PM

Place:       To Be Determined

Council will hear any person who wishes to make a representation, ask questions, or register an objection to the financial plan, as provided.  Copies of the Financial Plan may be obtained by contacting the municipal office during regular office hours.

Registration for the Financial Plan Hearing/Annual Ratepayers Meeting is required.  Please register the name and phone number of each party attending not later than Friday, April 3, 2020 by 12:00 pm noon (204-728-7834 or info@elton.ca).  All registered parties will be notified pending further updates from Provincial and Federal Governments.  Elton is following social distancing protocols.

Municipal updates will be posted on our website, Facebook and sent out to our email newsletter distribution list.  If you wish to be added to our email list, please email info@elton.ca.

The Annual Ratepayers Meeting will take place in conjunction with the Financial Plan Hearing.

Kathleen E. I. Steele, CMMA

Chief Administrative Officer

Rural Municipality of Elton

Forrest, Manitoba

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