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Welcome to the RM of Armstrong website. Centrally located in Manitoba, Canada we continue to be a great place to live, invest and raise a family.
 
Whether you are a resident looking for local information, or are planning a visit to our region, we are sure you will find everything you need to know through our website.

REGULAR OFFICE HOURS: 8:30am-4:30 pm Mon.-Fri, closed 12:00-1:00 pm and on Stat Holidays.


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RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ARMSTRONG

PUBLIC NOTICE

2019 FINANCIAL PLAN

 

Public Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 162(2) of the Municipal Act that the Council of the Rural Municipality of Armstrong shall hold a PUBLIC HEARING to present its 2019 Financial Plan on:

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

7:00 P.M.

at the

FRASERWOOD HALL

 

The presentation will provide an overview of the proposed financial plan followed by a forum for questions and comments from the public. The purpose of the hearing is to allow any interested person to make a presentation, ask questions or register an objection in respect to the Rural Municipality of Armstrong’s 2019 Financial Plan.

 

Copies of the proposed financial plan will be available at the RM of Armstrong Municipal Office Lot 55 Hwy 17 in Inwood, Manitoba during regular business hours and on the municipal website at www.rmofarmstrong.com.

 

Dated this 9th day of April, 2019.

 

                                                                            Corlie Larsen, CMMA

                                                                            Chief Administrative Officer

                                                                            Rural Municipality of Armstrong                                                                           


NOTICE


 PROPERTY ASSESSMENT


OPEN HOUSE


Thursday June 6th, 2019


3:00pm – 8:00pm  


Municipal Office in Inwood



Do you have a question about your assessment?


The Rural Municipality of Armstrong will be hosting a Property Assessment Open House for taxpayers to review the tax impact of the 2020 property tax reassessment.
Staff from Manitoba Municipal Government Assessment Services will be in attendance at this open house to review your assessment, answer any questions and provide an explanation specific to your property.


 RM of Armstrong


Lot 55 Hwy 17 


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Updated RM Forage Lease Lands Listing as of Tuesday April 9th, 2019.

See Local Government/Documents & Downloads/General Public Interest for details and application form.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MAY 31, 2019 


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The RM of Armstrong is accepting applications for 

Municipal Grants

See Local Government/Documents & Downloads/General Public Interest for details & application form.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MAY 31, 2019

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DUST CONTROL NOTICE

Pre-Payment Basis Only 

details, pricing and application available under Local Government/Documents & Downloads/General Public Interest

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MAY 17, 2019


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RM of Armstrong Employment Opportunity

GREEN TEAM SUMMER STUDENTS

2 Summer Students

Required for Maintenance such as grass cutting, ditch cleaning and general maintenance.

Requirements:

¨      Applicants must be a student or youth between the ages of 16 & 24.

¨      Applicants must possess a valid drivers licence.

¨      Applicants must have transportation to and from the job sites.


The employment is for eight (8) weeks from July 8 to August 30, 2019.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the Office at 278-3377.

Written applications to be submitted by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 1st, 2019.

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RM of Armstrong is looking for Quotations 

 2019 PRIVATELY OWNED EQUIPMENT HOURLY RATES 

See Local Government/Documents & Downloads/General Public Interest for details & bid sheet.

                                DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MAY 1st, 2019

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Changes to Manitoba Education Property Tax Credit Effective Jan. 1, 2019

Changes to Manitoba Education Property Tax Credit (EPTC) will be effective January 1, 2019

A legislative amendment was passed this spring that changes how the education property tax credit (EPTC) will be applied to resident homeowner's property taxes. Effective January 1, 2019 EPTC will be applied to school taxes only.

Important changes:

  • The EPTC will no longer apply to municipal property taxes;
  • The property tax minimum threshold amount of $250 has been eliminated;

This means that about approx. 200 of our residents could be affected and are going to see an INCREASE in their tax bill ranging anywhere from $2.00 to $400.00.

For further information contact the Manitoba Tax Assistance Office at 204-948-2115, or toll free at 1-800-782-0771, or e-mail TAO@gov.mb.ca


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 TAX PAYMENTS

Tax Payments can be made by cash, debit, cheque, money order/bank draft and at most banks by Telpay: Biller code 007914 ARMSTRONG (RM) TAX or at selected Credit Unions by Central 1: Biller code 12903 RM of Armstrong (MB) – Taxes. Please note that when making a payment at the bank it takes a few days before it reaches the RM Office.

We do not accept credit card payments.

PENALTIES

Penalties of 1.25% will be added on November 1, 2018 and on the first day of each month thereafter. Penalties imposed and remaining unpaid at the end of the year are added to the tax arrears and penalties will accumulate on the balance until paid. Lands in arrears for more than one year will be subject to tax sale.

 

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Deadline to FILE ELECTION FINANCE STATEMENTS

MAY 22, 2019

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Manitoba Hydro’s Refrigerator Retirement Program provides an easy, efficient and environmentally responsible way of getting rid of your old working second fridge or freezer. You can get your appliance picked up for free, receive $50 for each one, and realize energy savings of up to $100 per year. The program ensures the unit is recycled in the most environmentally responsible way, reducing the waste that ends up in our landfills. Find out if you qualify and book your pick-up today. 


Visit The Website (retiremyfridge.ca).







Recycling Process 

The RM is now commingling recycling into large metal blue bins at all our locations (Inwood WTS, Chatfield WTS and Meleb Waste Disposal Grounds). We no longer require you to sort these items that were being previously sorted into the large white grain bags. These items will be put all together into one bin except for the glass. Glass is to be put into the bin for glass only. Also plastic bags are not to be put into the bins so the recycles must we dumped into the bins loose. There are smaller recycle bins beside the big blue recycling bins to dispose of the plastic bags.

 The items allowed in the bins are:

(no glass in mixed bin)

  • Mixed Paper and Newsprint (no books)

  • Boxboard and Cardboard (flattened)

  • Plastic Bottles, Jugs and Food Containers (rinsed) #1-7 plastics

  • Aluminum and Metal Cans

  • Cartons and Juice Boxes 

Keep out plastic bags, paper towels, styrofoam, wrappers, food waste and liquids.

All other recycle items such as tires, electronics, scrap metal, paint, oil etc. remains the same and have separate designated areas to place these items. Tree branches, leaves and untreated wood are to be put in the burn cell area.

The process change is to encourage more recycling by making it user friendly and therefore having less waste going into our landfill. The more recycling we do the more refund the municipality receives back and the cleaner of an environment we have to live in. We are not charging tipping fees as of this time but this may change in the future in order to ensure we are all doing our part by recycling what we can.


Signage / Civic Addressing

New “blue” signs are being put up at the end of your driveways. These are the 911 initiative to help emergency persons locate you quicker should you be in need of assistance. It will also be used as your new civic address.

Please memorize your road number (including the NE or NW part) as well as your new civic number (blue sign), you will need both the road number as well as the civic number in order for emergency persons to locate you.

As we are still in the installation process it will take time for all residents to receive their numbers and therefore the information has not yet been submitted to Manitoba Telecom Services to synchronize the data to ensure that these numbers are identifiable when calling 911.

Thank you for your patience and we will keep you updated to when we are closer to completion and your civic number has been entered into the system to become identifiable when calling 911.
























 
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