A Bylaw to Establish Property Tax Penalties and Rebates
The Council of the Town of Rocanville, in the Province of Saskatchewan, enacts as follows:
1. Due Date
Property and other taxes imposed by the Town of Rocanville are deemed to be imposed on the first day of January in each year and shall be due on December 31 of the same year.
2. Penalty on Arrears of Taxes
a) Taxes which remain unpaid after December 31 of the year in which they are levied shall be subject to a penalty.
b) The methods of calculating the penalty shall be:
i) A simple rate of 20% shall be added on January l’s, applied to the total taxes that remain unpaid as at January 1 of the yew in which the penalty is being applied.
ii) A compound rate of 1% per month, added on the first day of February, March, April and May, applied to the total taxes and penalties that remain unpaid at the end of the month preceding the month in which the penalty is being applied.
c) The penalty charges are to be added to and shall form part of the tax roll.
3. Incentive Program to Encourage Payment of Arrears of Taxes
a) A rebate shall be allowed with respect to the payment of tax arrears and penalties.
b) Where a person pays less than the total amount of arrears and penalties, the rebate shall be apportioned.
c) Payments toward tax arrears, made during the month of January, shall be eligible for a 30% penalty rebate.
4. Education Property Taxes
Section 3 does not apply to property taxes levied on behalf of a school division.
5. Repeal Previous Incentive and/or Penalty Programs
Bylaw 2013- 10 is hereby repealed.
6. Coming Into Force
This bylaw shall come into force on December 31, 2014.
Monica M. Merkosky
Sections 272, 279 and 280 of The Municipalities Act
December 4th - Moosomin vs Rocanville @ 6:00 pm
Rocanville & District Museum Meeting will be held on December 5th at 7pm at the Museum.
December 5, 6, 7, 1
The Rocanville Recreation Walking Club is in full swing. It is offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the winter months. It provides a safe indoor walking environment for people of all ages to enjoy. Strollers and walkers with clean wheels are welcome and encouraged so bring your little ones with you! Grab a friend, family member or neighbour and come on down to the hall to enjoy some safe physical activity.
The Walking Club is located at the PotashCorp Rocanville Community Hall and runs from 9:15 to 10:45 AM on Tuesdays, 9:15 to 10:45 AM on Wednesdays, and 1:15-2:45 PM on
Admission to the walking club will be by donation and each month the donations will go to a
different community group. The monthly recipient group will be drawn at random on or near the first Tuesday of each month.
Please note, the walking club will be cancelled when the Hall has a booking, the Rec.
Director is on holidays, must be out of the office or is sick.
Only indoor shoes will be permitted.
Everyone is welcome.
We would like the thank everyone who has already participated in the walking club and
encourage those who have not checked it out yet to come join us.