Municipal Elections for Divisions 2 and 6 will be held on October 22, 2014. Advance polls will be held on October 18, 2014 at the Municipal Office from 9am - 2pm. Election day polls will run from 9am - 8pm at Redwing School for Division 2 and Spruce Home Activity Centre for Division 6. Please call the office at 306-763-2585 with any questions.
PDAP Application forms picked up from the office before September 29, 2014 are the wrong forms! We apologize for any inconvenience, the correct forms are now available in the office. Please call 306-763-2585 with any questions.
The RM of Buckland No. 491 is now accepting proposals for new multi-unit country residential subdivisions. Applications are available at the Municipal Office and will be accepted until October 24, 2014. Please contact the planner, Jason Kaptein at 306-764-2751 for any questions.
Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) Applications are now available for pick-up at the office.
Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Buckland No. 491
Photo: Dr. Hamilton Greenwood
The Rural Municipality of Buckland No. 491, with its Municipal Office in downtown Prince Albert, is located north of the City of Prince Albert and the North Saskatchewan River. The municipality extends north just 2 miles past Spruce Home, westerly to include a portion of the Sturgeon Lake Reserve, and east roughly a mile past Prince Albert City limits.
With a competitive tax rate and close proximity to the City of Prince Albert, the RM of Buckland is a desirable location for country residential living. Encompassing the natural beauty of approximately 40,000 acres if the Nisbet Provincial Forest and meandering Shell, Little Red, and Garden Rivers; the RM is also a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.
The RM of Buckland has a population in excess of 3,650 with diverse occupation and land-uses, including forestry, machining, construction, retail, service industry, education, recreation, farming and ranching.