Project Updates and Notices

Project Map

Please see below for an interactive map of the City's ongoing projects. To view the map legend, please select the arrow button in the top left corner of the window below. Additional information about each project can be found in the tables below the project map. 


2022 Capital Construction Projects 

Project NameDescriptionStatus Additional Information  
2022 Sidewalk Replacement

This project is a part of the City's multi-year sidewalk renewal program. This year's project involves replacing a total of 1,246 linear metres of concrete sidewalk and curb at six different locations in the City. The six locations are:

  •     Broadway Ave North (100 - 500 Block) 
  •     Burrows Ave E (100 Block) 
  •     Burrows Ave W (100 Block) 
  •     Crawford Ave W (100 Block) 
  •     West Street (200 Block) 
  •     Cairns Avenue West 
Complete!
2022 Water Main Re-Lining

This project is a part of the City's multi-year asset renewal strategy. This project includes repairing approximately 1.2km of existing watermain using trenchless technology to reline the interior of the pipes as well as replacing various valves, fittings and hydrants along the main. This work spans across 5 different locations:

  •     McKendry Ave E 
  •     Burrows Ave E (200, 400, and 500 block) 
  •     Scotia Street
  •     Saskatchewan Drive 
  •     Shadd Drive 
Complete!
2022 Water Main Replacement

This project is a part of the City's multi-year asset renewal strategy. This project includes installing approximately 1.6km of new watermain across 3 different locations as well as replacing various valves, fittings and hydrants. The three locations are as follows: 

  • Charles Street
  • Broadway Avenue South
  • Frost Drive Loop to Stonegate
Complete! 
2022 PavingThis project includes repaving approximately a total of 1.3 kilometres of roadway on MacDonald Avenue, installing new pavement on Babington Avenue East, and paving the walking path along Saskatchewan Drive.Complete! (Sask. Drive Walking Path paving deferred to Spring 2023) 
Street Renewal ProgramThis project is a part of the City's ongoing street renewal program. This project includes installing new concrete sidewalks and curbs and repaving the street on the 300 block of Burrows Avenue East.

The City has deferred this work to next year to ensure that construction will occur under more favourable weather conditions and can proceed without conflicting with other work in the area.  
Deferred to 2023
Landfill Decommissioning ProjectThe object of this project is complete a progressive closure of the existing landfill cell and construct a new cell on the site that meets the current environmental standards.

This project is currently in the design phase.
UpcomingComing Soon!
Compost Facility and Leachate Pond ConstructionThe objective of this project is to construct a new outdoor compost facility at the City of Melfort's waste disposal site, complete with different sections for different types of compost and a leachate management pond.

This project is currently in the design phase.
UpcomingComing Soon!
Airport Lighting RefurbishmentThe goal of this project is to replace the underground wiring and upgrade the lighting fixtures around the runway, taxiway, and apron of the Melfort Airport.In Progress N/A 



Plans & Studies 

NameDescription Status Target Completion 
Northern Lights Palace Feasibility Study In May 2022, the City of Melfort engaged an architecture consulting firm to conduct a building assessment and feasibility study for the Northern Lights Palace Pool and Arena.

The goal of this assessment is to:
  • examine the condition of the facility, 
  • determine the urgent and long term required renovations
  • explore options for enhancements and expansions to the existing programming spaces and amenities. 
  • identify strategies and renovations that will reduce the facilities' greenhouse gas emissions. 
Complete!Summer 2022  
Melfort Public Library Feasibility StudyA feasibility study on the future provision of library services in Melfort is underway to provide direction for upcoming decisions concerning the current facility and future programming/operation of the Melfort Public Library. 

The public engagement survey on this topic has now closed - thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out the survey! 

The City hosted an OPEN HOUSE to present the results of the survey and gather more feedback on the project on October 3rd 2022. The information gathered at this event will be integrated into the final recommendation report. 
In-Progress December 2022 


Please contact us with any additional questions you may have about our ongoing projects! 
 
City of Melfort

202 Burrows Avenue West
PO Box 2230, Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada  S0E 1A0
Telephone: 306-752-5911
Facsimile: 306-752-5556