Municipality Profiles

Rural Municipality of Prince Albert

Full Name: Rural Municipality of Prince Albert #461
Website: rmprincealbert.ca
Census Division: 15

Demographics

In 2011, R.M. of Prince Albert #461 had a population of 3,580 representing a percentage change of 22.2% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in R.M. of Prince Albert #461 was 13.8%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 73.2% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 13.0%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

R.M. of Prince Albert #461 occupies a land area of 1,018.97 square kilometres with a population density of 3.5 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 588,239.21 square kilometres with a population density of 1.8 persons per square kilometre.

89.6% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 3.0% reported French only, and 7.4% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, Saskatchewan’s provincial percentages were 85.6% for English only, 1.6% for French only and 12.8% for only non-official languages.

Elections Notes

  • Method of Voting: Paper Ballot

  • Offices to be Elected:

    • Reeve (elected at-large)
    • 3 Councillors (Divisions 1,3,5)

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses:  $4,699,585 (2014 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $4,411,410 (2014 Actuals)
  • Property Tax Rate: Residential 
    • Uniform Municipal Mill Rate: 8.000 Mills (2014)
  • Provincial transfers:
    • Conditional: $389,587 (2014 Actuals)
  • Reeve’s Salary: $12,035
  • Councillor’s Salary: $2,680-$6,915

School Divisions

  • Saskatchewan Rivers School Division
  • Prince Albert Catholic School Division
  • Conseil scolaire fransaskois

Responsibilities

  • Water Utility
  • Road Maintenance
  • RCMP Detachment
  • Waste Disposal
  • Permits (ie: Fire Burning, Material Disposal)

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