Special Projects

Upcoming Municipal Projects

The following is meant for informational purposes, timelines and project completion are subject to change and are at the discretion of Council.

  • Bridge to Culvert Replacements
  • Railway Ave, Yellow Creek
  • Summery 2022
  • Removal of old timber bridge and replacement with an 11ft (3000mm) diameter steel culvert
  • RM will conduct the works
  • Status:  Culvert on order, delivery in July with work to follow thereafter


  • Water Level Study
  • Dixon Lake
  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Project Budget: $10,000 under the Municipal Economic Enhancement Program (MEEP) - this has been 
  • Contractor:  MPE Engineering 
  • MPE has completed a site survey and submitted a concept design to Water Security Agency who has done a preliminary review on the feasibility of a water control structure on Dixon Lake to ultimately improve the fish habitat (reduce winterkill) and have the lake eligible for fish stocking by the Ministry.
  • Update May 5, 2022: Water Security requires MPE to conduct an assessment of the 1:500 flood level 




Completed Municipal Projects

  • Water Treatment Plant Upgrade
  • Yellow Creek
  • Completed 2021
  • Project Budget: $8,790.00 under the Federal Gas Tax Fund



  • Low Level Crossing
  • South of Hwy 320
  • W of 11-44-24-2
  • Completed Summer 2021
  • Photo #1



  • Crystal Ridge Kayak/Canoe Dock
  • Crystal Ridge Subdivision
  • Dixon Lake
  • Completed June 2021
  • Recycled lumber from the landfill put together into a kayak/canoe dock
  • Accessed on public walkway, Block 2
  • Photo #1


  • Fire Truck Purchase
  • Yellow Creek Fire Department
  • Purchased 2021
  • Project Budget: $34,000 under the Municipal Economic Enhancement Program (MEEP)
  • Total project cost: $10,500
  • RM purchased a 1994 Fore E-350 Ambulance for the Fire Department which will be used to transport supplies, firefighters and first responders to a scene, and can be used to provide treatment, warmth or shelter to victims awaiting EMT/STARS.


  • Mountain Road Upgrade
  • E of NE/SE 5-44-23-W2
  • Completed October 2020
  • This upgrade facilitated the straightening of the road and new access from Highway 41 to Struthers Lake!


  • Speed Curve
  • NE 22-45-22-W2
  • Completed September 2020
  • This speed curve facilitates a continuous heavy haul (Clearing The Path) route, Grid #778 from Crystal Springs to Kinistino
  • The RM conducted the construction of this engineered speed curve
  • Total project cost:  $70,000
    • Engineering (incl. Surveying) - $17,000
    • Legal - $33,000
    • Utilities/Heritage - $8,000
    • Land - $12,000


  • New RM Shop & Office
  • Crystal Springs
  • Opened May 2020
  • General Contractor:  Timber Valley Construction Ltd.
  • Original Contract - $819,577
  • Click here to watch a timelaspse video of the construction of the building, created by Jessie Sjogren!


  • Struthers Lake / Carrot River Culvert
  • Regional Park Access Road
  • Completed March 2019
  • The RM constructed the removal/replacement of this 11ft (3300mm) diameter culvert
  • Total project cost:  $109,368
    • Culvert - $21,501
    • Engineering - $21,888
    • Construction - $65,978
  • Photo #1


Rescinded Municipal Projects / On-Hold

  • Rhona Lake Beach 
  • Rhona Lake
  • Grant application for Canada Community Revitalization Fund unsuccessful as of May 9, 2022
  • Status: On hold/In-review for other sources of funding


  • Melfort Rural Water Pipeline 
  • Yellow Creek
  • Barney's Bay Resort
  • Council has approved ICIP grant applications by MRWP to bring potable water lines into these 2 communities
  • The R.M. was not successful in the May and October 2020 application intakes.


  • Jumping Lake Boat Launch
  • Jumping Lake
  • Project Budget: $6,000 under the Municipal Economic Enhancement Program (MEEP)
  • Funding was moved to Hunters Bay Beach due to environmental challenges


  • Fire Hall Roof Upgrade
  • Yellow Creek Fire Department
  • 2022-2023
  • Status: On hold/In-review