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Welcome to the RM of Mervin No. 499



Tenders are now being accepted for the following:

– approximately 286,000 litres of clear diesel, to be delivered throughout the year

– approximately 29,000 litres of regular gasoline

– prices per litre for 15W40 motor oil on 205 L drums

– hydraulic oil with equivalent standards to the following:

  • CAT TO-4 SAE 10W
  • Industrial Hydro Oil, HVI 32
  • John Deere Hy Guard
  • John Deere Hydrau XR
  • Synthetic ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid)
  • Torque Series IV
  • Volvo 98608 Super 46 (Hydraulic)
  • Hy-Tran Ultra Traction (Case)


Please submit tenders by 4:30 P.M. on April 13th, 2020 marked “FUEL TENDER” to the undersigned:

The Rural Municipality of Mervin No. 499

Box 130

Turtleford, SK

S0M 2Y0

NOTE: Lowest, or any tender, not necessarily accepted.

SaskAlert APP


The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency is encouraging people to download the SaskAlert App so they can receive critical COVID-19 information in a timely manner. The app also allows people to choose how and when to hear the emergency alerts.

As your municipality/First Nation Community is participating in SaskAlert, you are encouraged to download the app.

The more people that have the app, the more efficient we can be with targeting people in a specific area, including your jurisdiction, that might require emergency information.

Jean Longpre

SaskAlert Manager

Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency


In response to COVID-19, the R.M. of Mervin has instituted precautionary measures to help ensure the safety of our staff and ratepayers. In conjunction with announcements from the Provincial Government, the R.M. has implemented the following safety measures:

  • Staff have increased cleaning and sanitizing of the offices, including counters, doors, and anything else you would come in contact with.
  • The R.M. Office and Maintenance Facility are closed to the public effective March 19, 2020 until further notice. If you have R.M. related questions, please call the office at 306-845-2045. Online banking and e-transfers are accepted for paying bills or there is a mail slot in the door if paying by cash or cheque.
  • The Annual Ratepayers’ Supper has been cancelled for 2020.
  • The regularly scheduled Council Meeting on March 31, 2020 has been cancelled.
  • The Council is not accepting any delegations to future council meetings until further notice.
  • When visiting the R.M. of Mervin Transfer Site, please do not get out of your vehicle to pay the Attendant. The Transfer Site office is closed to the public. The Attendant will come to your vehicle window for payment.

The RM would like to assure you that we will continue to clear snow on the roads and address your concerns to the best of our ability during this time. Our staff will still be working, and we will continue to answer your calls and emails during this time.

The RM of Mervin Council and Administration will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and update the public regarding changes as required. We appreciate your understanding of these measures taken at this time.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive range of municipal services for the benefit of our ratepayers and organized and un-organized hamlets.

We accomplish our mission by ensuring we have a strong, effective staff and council governing the municipality and setting the strategic direction to keep our municipality viable now and in the future.

Further to the newsletter that was sent out this summer with tax notices, fire fighting rates are increasing effective  January 1, 2020. Please review your insurance  to ensure you have adequate coverage.

For more details on fire rates please see the below link:

Fire Protection