The objective of this policy is to; • Establish guidelines for Rural Municipality of Woodlands employees, regarding maintenance of the RM’s roads in the winter months in a safe and functional manner, • Reduce economic losses to the community and industry caused by restricted traffic conditions, • Facilitate the movement of emergency vehicles throughout the winter months, • Provide an equitable level of service to all residents of the RM of Woodlands. • During a major storm event, the target is to ensure majority of the properties are within 2 miles of a passible roadway.
March 18, 2020
The RM of Woodlands is enacting several preventative measures aimed at helping to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to minimize its impact on our health care system and in our community.
We have taken numerous proactive measures as far as our internal operations go to ensure these services can continue with minimal disruption.
Effective March 18, 2020 Council of the RM of Woodlands has cancelled all Committee of the Whole meetings for the foreseeable future.
Scheduled council meetings and hearings will continue and be open to the public so long as recommended social distancing re ...more
Spring Weight Restrictions
POSTED: Monday, March 16, 2020 | 9:35 AM
Council of the R.M. of Woodlands will impose sixty-five percent (65%) spring weight restrictions, to commensurate with those dates as brought into effect by Manitoba Infrastructure as follows: 1. Local Urban District of Warren, with the exception of Hanlan Street, MacDonald Avenue, William Avenue, Coolidge Drive, Railway Avenue and Ed Peltz Drive; and 2. Village of Woodlands, with the exception of Main Street.
2020 Spring Road Restrictions (SRR) will not start before March 23
Corona Virus - Make a Plan
POSTED: Friday, March 13, 2020 | 2:29 PM
Make a Plan For COVID-19
If you are not feeling well, Health links can provide information that will help you decide what to do. In Manitoba, health links: 1-800-315-9257.
Manitoba is still luckily at a very low risk, but as it grows businesses and governments are making plans, and it is a good time for citizens to look at making their own plans.
Your plan should include how you might change your regular habits to reduce exposure to crowded places, for example;
doing grocery shopping at off peak hours,
use public transit outside of rush hours if possible,
MANITOBA LAUNCHES FIRST STEP IN FORAGE INSURANCE REVIEW
POSTED: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | 9:09 AM
Consultations with forage and livestock producers and organizations to review and shape Manitoba’s forage insurance programming are now available online, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today.
“Manitoba forage producers have had back-to-back challenging production years and only a small proportion of forage acres are insured when compared to annual crops,” Pedersen said. “To bridge that gap, we need to better understand the risks, challenges and effectiveness of the current program to help ensure it meets their needs over the l ...more