The Town of Indian Head

The Summer 2020 Newsletter was sent in the water bill mailing earlier this week. Incase you missed it, you can read it here! 

Registration is now open for swimming lessons at the Indian Head Swimming Pool for the 2020 season.

The Provincial Court's Indian Head Court Point is not re-opening at this time. 

Monday, June 8th marks the beginning of Phase three of the province's Re-Open Saskatchewan plan for much of the province.

The Town of Indian Head invites sealed proposals from qualified contractors for the following project within the Library area located in the Town Office, 419 Grand Avenue, Indian Head. 

The Community Development Committee and Town Council have made the difficult decision to cancel Indian Head Days for 2020 due to the ongoing health situation around COVID-19. The Flatland Cruisers have also decided to cancel their Annual Show & Shine. The health and safety of all our residents is our top priority and we feel that this is the best way to ensure everyone’s wellbeing. Thank you for you understanding and cooperation. We are looking to the future and will hope to have a wonderful celebration event when it is deemed safe to do so. Please remember to follow the guidelines set forward by the Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Authority. You can find the most up to date information at www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID-19 

Tuesday marks the beginning of Phase two of the province's Re-Open Saskatchewan plan for much of the province.

There will be no charge at the landfill for local yard waste loads the weekend of May 9th & 10th, 2020.

Living through the COVID-19 pandemic can cause anxiety and worry in all of us. Whether you're coping with the loneliness of self-isolation, concerned about the health of your loved ones or worried about what the future may hold, there are mental health supports available to help you through this difficult time. 

Re-Open Saskatchewan is a plan built on a methodical and phased-in approach to slowly and responsibly lift restrictions on businesses and services.

The Town of Indian Head invites sealed tenders from qualified contractors for the supply and installation of LED light fixtures throughout the main floor and mezzanine of the A.J.M. Davies Arena, 800 Woodward Avenue Indian Head.

April 22, 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day!

National Volunteer Week is April 19th – 25th and this year’s campaign theme is a celebration of the commitment, dedication and selflessness that are the hallmarks of volunteerism across Canada.

The Indian Head Waste Transfer Station will open this Saturday, April 4th on regular summer hours.

 April 2020 edition of Indian Head Insights.

 A message from Town of Indian Head Mayor Steven Cole.

The Town of Indian Head would like to advise citizens that in order to prevent the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to protect residents and staff, it is implementing new measures.

The Town of Indian Head Office will be closed to the public beginning March 16, 2020 until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. We will continue to update you with new information as it becomes available. 

 

The following is an update on the Covid-19 implications from the Town of Indian Head Emergency Measures Organization. 

At this time, the Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the public health risk associated with COVID-19 as low for the general population, but this could change quickly.

Public health officials continue to reassess the national and provincial public health risk, based on the best available evidence as the situation evolves. Please see the link below for the most recent release from the Government of Saskatchewan. For more information visit their website https://bit.ly/38KuIo7 

 

COVID-19 Guidance: Mass Gatherings, Risk for Elderly Populations

 

The Government of Canada Public Health Agency is monitoring the spread of Covid-19 in other countries as well as here in Canada. Indian Head Council and Emergency Management Committee will try to ensure the latest information, facts, & advice is provided here and on the Town website, as it is received.

The Information is not provided to bring panic or as a scare tactic but to highlight the importance of having a plan for this particular potential emergency. A major Health Emergency is also a risk to our community, no different than planning for a long term major power outage regarding the basic needs of survival.

The latest direction is suggesting now is a good time to consider having food, medicines..water etc and needs if one was to be ill for a 2 week period. In some cases consideration on a plan for business continuity. Residents that are travelling or returning from a trip should be self monitoring and report any illness symptoms to Sask Health Authority by calling 811.Again, a plan will help in the long run. Hopefully we won't need it but it is a helpful exercise. Any medical questions should be directed to the Sask Health Authority. For more information, you can visit the Government of Canada website:

 
 

The Town of Indian Head is now accepting applications for the positions of Head Lifeguard,  Swim Instructors and Lifeguards. Please see the links for more details. The deadline to apply is March 16th, 2020.

Click here for the Head Lifeguard job positing

Click here for Lifeguard & Instructor job postings

  

 The 2020 Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Application for funding through the Town of Indian Head is now available. 

The December 2019 Town Page is out this week!

The Town Office will be open for the following hours during the holiday season.

Victim Services is looking for volunteers in the Indian Head and Montmartre areas.

Mark your calendars! Light the Lights will be on Saturday, December 7th, 2019!

 The Town of Indian Head invites sealed proposals from qualified contractors for the construction of a stand-alone structure to be used as a waste transfer station site attendant office. 

There will be no charge at the Waste Transfer Station for local yard waste loads on October 5th & 6th, 2019.

Please note, as part of our Dutch Elm Disease management strategy, the Town of Indian Head will be contracting DR Tree Service to basal spray targeted American Elm trees in the area.

Communities in Bloom Judges will be in our community from July 16-18th.

On Tuesday, April 16th, Indian Head was host to a Town Hall Forum on "The State of Dutch Elm Disease in Saskatchewan".

On March 7th, 2019 the Honourable Christine Tell, Minister of Corrections and Policing and A/Commr. Mark Fisher, Commanding Officer of the Saskatchewan RCMP, along with some of our community partners, announced the launch of the Saskatchewan Crime Watch Advisory Network.

The Town of Indian Head is now accepting applications from community organizations who have plans that will enhance sports, recreation and culture opportunities in Indian Head.

After careful consideration the Town of Indian Head is pleased to announce that Loraas Disposal has been awarded the contract for residential curbside garbage collection.

There is no cure for Dutch Elm Disease, but proper maintenance can help to prevent it. 

Follow the link to see all the Sports, Recreation and Cultural activities going on in Indian Head!

https://www.ihactivities.ca/ 

The Town of Indian Head’s waste management operations including curbside garbage collection will be transitioning in the near future to a sustainable solution that will best serve the disposal needs of the residents now and in the future.

In an effort to increase the distribution of important information, the Town will be adding an emailing list to our communication plan.

Transportation is provided to residents above the age of 55 with special transportation needs, within town limits.

We are thrilled to announce Indian Head has once again been selected as the National winner in the Commnities in Bloom Class of Champions!