Province provide more than $1 million for 23 municipal project

The Government of Saskatchewan is investing more than one million dollars into 23 new municipal projects under the Targeted Sector Support (TSS) Initiative.

The TSS Initiative supports municipalities partnering to strengthen their core municipal responsibilities through projects focused on good governance, capacity building and regional cooperation.

Government Relations Minister Don McMorris made the announcement at SUMA on Tuesday.

“Our government is proud to provide this targeted sector support funding to assist communities to pursue initiatives that will enhance core governance and inter-municipal collaboration,” McMorris said. “This funding will support municipal partners in working together and planning for the future of their communities.”

Examples of approved projects include:

-Providing regional governance training for municipal councils and administration.
-Undergoing a feasibility study to determine options for safe water treatment between neighbouring municipalities.
-Drafting a district community plan to guide regional cooperation and development.
-Hosting relationship and capacity-building exercises among communities.

This is the third round of successful projects approved under the TSS Initiative for the Government. Since 2020, the initiative has made $4.5 million of provincial funds available to Saskatchewan municipalities.

The City of Regina received $75,000 for growth in the vicinity of the airport.

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