A large part of the municipal operations is building and maintaining roads. The RM of Rudy also helps provide fire and ambulance services and emergency measures. The RM helps with the operation of recreation facilities, regional parks and libraries. Community planning and zoning plus community promotion and industrial development are key issues for the municipality.
Grading of roads is done on a regular rotation basis with grid roads and high traffic roads receiving first priority. Grader work is coordinated by the RM Superintendent and the RM Council. The ratepayers’ first line of contact is with their division Councillor.
Gravelling priorities are set by the RM Superintendent and the Councillor for each division and becomes part of the public works program that is approved by council. The municipality source of gravel comes from two separate pits. The north gravel pit, located S½-31-31-06 W3 is owned by the RM of Rudy. A South Gravel pit is leased by the R.M. from Sask Agriculture and Food and is located in the E Section of 30-27-07 W3, RM of Loreburn No. 254.
The municipality currently contracts custom mowers to do ditch mowing.
Dust suppressant is supplied by the RM on an cost share basis along approved heavy haul roads. Product applied will be Calcium Chloride Flake
The Rural Municipality will undertake the removal of snow utilizing the municipal equipment in the following priority:
- Grid Roads
- School bus routes
- Farm access and residential roads
The Municipality does custom snow removal as requested if time allows. Prior to entering private land for the purposes of Snowplowing, the municipality must now obtain a Snow Plowing Release Form from the landowner. Once the release form has been signed, the municipality must be contacted each time the service is desired.
The Following rates apply:
- Grader – Ratepayer: $150.00/hr
- Grader – Non-ratepayer: $240.00/hr
- Scraper/Tractor $225.00/hr
- Mower/Water Truck $125.00/hr