TOWN OF BREDENBURY NEWSLETTER
DECEMBER 2018

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year:
Council and Staff would like to wish everyone a safe and fun holiday season!
 
Christmas Lights:
Thank you to all the volunteers who lit up our town a little bit more this year. 
 
Office Hours December:
The office is open Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed over lunch hour. The office will be closed December 24-27 inclusive as well as January 1, 2019.
 
Year End:
Remember all taxes are due December 31, 2018. If they are not paid on time your account will receive a 10% penalty. The office is open December 31.
 
Any outstanding utility accounts will be put on your taxes at year end. Registered letters have been sent to those with outstanding accounts. The registered mail cost will be added to your utility account as well. 
 
Utility accounts are due the first month they are issued, late payments have interest applied monthly. 
 
Wellness Clinic & Flu Shot:
The Busy Bees will be hosting their monthly wellness clinic on Wednesday, December 5 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. 
 
Recycle & Garbage Surcharge:
Starting in January there will be a recycle/garbage surcharge added to your utility bill. It will be on a separate line. The amount will be $36 per quarter. This reflects approximately half the cost to providing recycle/garbage services. Most of the surrounding communities have had this added charge for years. 
 
For those that are on automatic payments you monthly automatic withdrawal will increase by $12 to $67.00. If you wish to cancel your automatic payments then please contact the office immediately. Unpaid utility bills and recycle/garbage surcharge bills will be put on taxes at year end and services can be disconnected.
 

Rink:
Public Skating is every Sunday 1-3 p.m. Shinny is every Sunday 3-5 p.m. Public Skating is also on Wednesday’s from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. There will be no public skating or shinny on Sunday, December 2. The kitchen is open during public skating and shinny for candy bags, chips, or drinks; just see the caretaker. Thank you for your support. The rink will be closed: December 24, 25, 26, 31 and January 1.
 
Game & Tournament Schedule:

  • Cougar Game, Saturday, December 28 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Cougar Game, Saturday, January 12 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Cougar Game, Friday, January 25 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Cougar Game, Saturday, February 2 at 8:00 p.m.

 
To book ice time call the office at 306-898-2055 or book at www.schedulicity.com. Use your full name as the First Name and use your Team Name as the Last name so we can invoice teams accordingly. If you want to book a family gathering or a tournament call the office for available times and dates. 
 
The ice rentals will continue to be $120 per hour. Our day tournament rate is $500. We still will offer birthday/staff parties at a discounted rate of $100 for up to 3 hours; this is only allowed during non-peak times at the rink, cancellation can occur up to 7 days in advance. 
 
This year we have added a 5% interest charge on unpaid ice rental accounts after 30 days. Invoices will continue to be emailed monthly through quick books. Ice rentals can be paid by e-transfer to Bredenbury@sasktel.net, cash, cheque, Visa, Mastercard. 
 
Pet Licenses:
It is that time of year to register your pets for 2019. The cost for a cat is $5 and a dog is $10. You receive a tag that you can put on the collar which will help your pet find his or her way home. 
 
Ottenbreit Calendar:
Ottenbreit hasn’t provided a 2019 calendar, we hope to have them mailed out in a separate mailing before end of the year. As a general rule garbage pickup for carts is every second Thursday so the first one in January will be January 3, 2018. Recycle carts is every 4 weeks on Tuesdays so the first one in January will be January 24. Please note recycle is getting picked up December 26.