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2017 BUILDING PERMITS
$39,635,878 (285 permits) 2016 Building Permits $39,635,878 (306 permits) 2015 Building Permits $53,255,742 (290 permits)
Grown in the region; chic peas, lentils, peas, soybean, mustard
Largest distribution centre for livestock in Saskatchewan
TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITY HUB
Two national railways; CP’s Soo rail line to Chicago; Trans-Canada Highway & #2 Highway; major power transmission lines, natural gas and water pipelines
Vast reserves of high quality potash – two solution mines are located near Moose Jaw
KEY ECONOMIC SECTORS
Potash Mining, Agriculture, Ag-value-added Processing, Nato Flying Training (15 Wing), Transportation (Trucking and Rail), Tourism, and Healthcare
SASKATCHEWAN’s 2018 POPULATION was 1,169,752
The TRADING AREA of Moose Jaw is 60,000
MOOSE JAW 2016 CENSUS POPULATION 33,890,
2018 POPULATION estimated at 35,124
Moose Jaw Public and Palliser Regional Library Boards
Moose Jaw Public Library Board
The Moose Jaw Public Library Board helps connect the citizens of Moose Jaw to lifelong learning and engagement opportunities. The Board fills a governance role for the municipal library system as outlined in The Public Libraries Act, 1996.
The Public Library Board is composed of members of the general public, all appointed by City Council. Interested citizens must also be willing to sit on the Palliser Regional Library Board.
- Knowledge of the public library and its services.
- Possession of a valid library card.
- Demonstrated leadership abilities.
- Skilled in marketing, fundraising, business and financial management and literacy.
- Knowledgeable of the community’s social and economic conditions.
- Knowledgeable of The Public Libraries Act, 1996.
The Board meets monthly or as required.
Palliser Regional Library Board
If there is a local library board in a municipality that participates in a regional library agreement, the City Council shall appoint persons who are members of the local library board.
The Council of each municipality that participates in a regional library agreement shall appoint the members of the regional library board and their alternates at the first meeting of the Council in January of each year.
- Same as required for the Moose Jaw Public Library
The Board meets as required.