5 - Environmental and Protective Services

A. Agriculture Services

5A.003 Beaver Control Policy – Outlines the guidelines for M.D. assistance with beaver control within the municipality.

5A.004 Agricultural Rental Equipment Policy – Outlines the guidelines for renting specialized farming equipment to M.D. ratepayers.

5A.005 Roadside Fenceline Cleaning Policy – Outlines the procedure for assisting landowners wanting to clean up the ditch and/or fenceline along a developed road adjacent to land they own or rent.

5A.007 Shelterbelt Tree Planting Policy – Outlines the guidelines for landowners wanting to place trees along property and adjacent to a developed road within the municipality.

5A.010 Agricultural Use of Road Allowances Policy – Provides the procedure for landowners wishing to utilize approved portions of road allowance for growing and harvesting crops.

5A.011 Weed and Brush Control Policy – Provides the procedures for the removal, control, and suppression of weeds and brush within the municipality.

5A.012 Pest Control Policy – Provides the municipal procedures for assisting in the control of living things deemed to be a nuisance or pest.

5A.014 Control of Clubroot Disease in Canola Policy – Ensures that Clubroot within the M.D. is controlled and handled in accordance to the provincial Agricultural Pest Act.

5A.015 Use of Liquid Strychnine Policy – Provides guidelines for the distribution of 2% liquid strychnine to farmers and ranchers within the municipality.

B. Waste Services

5B.002 Hamlet/Community Roadside Cleanups Policy – Provides an opportunity for approved groups to raise funds through roadside cleanups and improve the appearance of the municipal road network.

5B.006 Waste Services Emergency Communications Policy – Outlines the requirement for waste services staff to have emergency communication capability at landfill or transfer station municipal sites.

5B.009 Waste Reduction Committee Policy– Outlines the purpose and responsibilities of the Waste Reduction Committee.

C. Protective Services

5C.001 Fire Suppression and Cost Recovery Policy – Provides guidelines for Fire Services regarding resources for fire suppression and pursuit of cost recovery if necessary.

5C.008 Use of Firearm Policy – Ensures safe and responsible handling, care, and use of firearms issued to municipal Peace Officers for the primary purpose of animal control.

5C.013 Peace Officer Standard Operating Procedure Policy – Ensures an operational procedure for Peace Officers is always available and up to date in accordance with relevant legislation.