Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Pense No. 160

Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Pense No. 160 – located between the Provincial Capital City of Regina and the City of Moose Jaw. Looking for a place to live, to work, to do business? The R.M. of Pense has a lot to offer. Check us out!

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  • Landfill Hours of Operation

    • Wednesdays 12 noon – 4 p.m.
    • Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    • (Holidays excepted)

Summer Hours

The R.M. of Pense office will be closed Fridays in July and August. Our summer office hours are as follows:

Monday - Thursday,

9:00 a.m. - 12 noon & 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 Have a great summer!

Invasive Plant Control Program

  • SARM administering program (in the form of rebate).
  • Funding provided by Sask Ministry of Agriculture and Federal Government under Growing Forward 2, in the amount of $800,000

Who is eligible?

  • RMs - 100% of herbicide cost on public land.
  • Producers - 50% of herbicide cost on private land for control of noxious weeds.
  •                - 100% of herbicide cost on private land for control of prohibited weeds.

Requirements:

  • Must have an approved Invasive Plant Management Plan/Environmental Farm Plan (individually or under the RM's plan).
  • Applicants are required to use a licensed applicator (farmers can apply pesticide to his/her own land).

Eligible Weeds:

  • Noxious weeds: Leafy Spurge, Russian Knapweed, Common Tansy, Yellow Toadflax plus all prohibited weeds. Note: Scentless Chamomile and Canada Thistle are not eligible.

Program Timelines:

  • Claims submitted to RM Office by landowners: prior to October 31, 2014.
  • Claims submitted to SARM by RMs: October 31, 2014.
  • Target date for dispersal of funds from SARM to RMs: March 31, 2015.

Please call the RM office for more information.

Washed Out Roads

There are three roads within the R.M. of Pense that are closed until further notice due to flooding:

1)Center Road between Broadway Road and the Keystown Road

2) the 10 Mile Road for 1 mile, West of the Kalium Road

3) Zinn Road, for 1 mile, South of northern boundary of the R.M.

Click here to view the roads closed on a map.

 

Moose Jaw Weather

  • Observed at: CFB Moose Jaw 02:00 AM CST Saturday 26 July 2014 Temperature: 13.2°C Pressure / Tendency: 100.6 kPa rising Humidity: 82 % Dewpoint: 10.2°C Wind: W 34 km/h gust 44 km/h Air Quality Health Index: N/A

  • Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early in the morning. Wind northwest 40 km/h gusting to 60. High 21. UV index 3 or moderate. Forecast issued 4:00 PM CST Friday 25 July 2014

  • Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low 13. Forecast issued 4:00 PM CST Friday 25 July 2014

Regina Weather

  • Observed at: Regina Int'l Airport 03:00 AM CST Saturday 26 July 2014 Condition: Light Rainshower Temperature: 13.1°C Pressure / Tendency: 100.5 kPa falling Visibility: 24.1 km Humidity: 92 % Dewpoint: 11.8°C Wind: W 34 km/h gust 48 km/h Air Quality Health Index: 2

  • Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind northwest 30 km/h. High 19. UV index 4 or moderate. Forecast issued 4:00 PM CST Friday 25 July 2014

  • Increasing cloudiness early this evening. 60 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind west 30 km/h. Low 13. Forecast issued 4:00 PM CST Friday 25 July 2014