Public Notices / Newsletter

Mosquito Control Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Carman intends to conduct West Nile virus related larviciding,
1. To control mosquito larvae in stagnant water, this will involve the identification of standing water bodies within the boundaries of the Town of Carman and surrounding area up to 3 km outside the municipality’s boundaries.
2. Where mosquito larvae are identified one or more of the following products will be applied: Vectobac 200G.
The projected dates of application will be from May 1 to September 15. The duration of the program may vary, depending upon weather conditions and insect population levels.
All pesticides used and procedures applied will be in accordance with federally approved label recommendations from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Health Canada and the recommendations set by Manitoba Conservation.
If you have any questions regarding this mosquito larviciding program, please contact the Town of Carman office, 204-745-2443 or email at

Click the following link to view a pdf of this notice: 2018 Larviciding program

Garden Club of Carman Flower Show Book

Click on the following link to view the 2018 Garden Club of Carman Flower, Fruit and Vegetable Show Exhibit Book: 2018 Flower Show Book pdf

General Municipal Election Information

Rural Municipality of Dufferin
Town of Carman


Please be advised that a general municipal election will be held on October 24, 2018.

Prospective municipal election candidates must register with the Senior Election Official (SEO) during the registration period before they may begin to accept contributions, incur expenses, fundraise or borrow money for their campaign.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the SEO will be receiving candidate registrations:

For the office of Reeve (head of council): Between May 1, 2018 and September 18, 2018

For the office of Mayor (head of council): Between May 1, 2018 and September 18, 2018

For the office of Councillor: Between June 30, 2018 and September 18, 2018

at the Rural Municipality of Dufferin or Town of Carman office, 12-2nd Avenue S.W, Carman, MB during the regular hours of business. (Monday to Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

To obtain a registration form contact the S.E.O. at the telephone number/email listed below.

Sharla Murray, CMMA                                 Cheryl Young, CMMA
Senior Election Official                                Senior Election Official
Rural Municipality of Dufferin                    Town of Carman
Phone: 745-2301 or Fax: 745-6348            Phone: 204-745-2443 or Fax: 204-745-2903
E-mail:                  E-mail:

To view the Town of Carman notice click the following link: Notice of Registration – Town 2018
To view the RM of Dufferin notice click the following link: Notice of Registration- RM 2018

Key Election Dates

May 1 – Campaign period and candidate registration period begins for the head of Council position.
June 30th – Campaign period and registration period begins for Councillor positions.
Nominations Accepted – September 12 through September 18th – during regular working hours.
September 18 – Last day to make changes to the voters list.
September 20 – Declaration of candidates elected by acclamation OR Notice of election
September 23 – Advance voting opportunities to commence as soon as ballots are ready
September 26 – First day to apply in person to vote by sealed envelope
October 21 – Advance voting ends
October 24 – Election day – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Carman Community Hall
October 25 – Official result announcement by noon

FORM 7B (Subsection 36)

Notice is hereby given that a copy of the VOTERS LIST may be revised at the Town Office, 12-2nd Avenue
SW, Carman, Manitoba, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. until
Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
At this time the Senior Election Official (S.E.O.) will be available to update the voters list by:
(a) adding the names of voters who are entitled to have their names on he list;
(b) deleting the names of persons who are not entitled to have their names on the list; and
(c) making such other correction of errors to the list as required.
A person is eligible to have his or her name added to the Voters List if he or she is:
1) a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years of age on election day; and
2) a resident of the local authority for at least six months prior to election day, OR a registered owner
of land in the municipality for at least six months prior to election day.
A voter may apply in writing to the S.E.O. (at the address below) no later than September 18, 2018 to
have his/her name and other personal information omitted or obscured from the voters list in order to
protect the voter’s personal security. The application may be submitted in person or by mail and must
include your name, address and include proof of identity.
All changes to the voters list must be completed on or before September 18, 2018.
Dated at Carman in the Province of Manitoba, on 30th day of April 2018.
Cheryl Young. S.E.O.
Town of Carman
12-2nd Avenue SW, Box 160
Carman MB R0G 0J0
Phone 745-2443

To view a pdf of this information click the following link: Voter List 2018

Subsection 22(2)
For municipal elections only, non-resident land-owners are eligible to vote in an election. In order to be eligible, the person must be:
• A Canadian citizen;
• At least 18 years of age on Election Day;
• A registered owner of land in the municipality for at least six months on Election Day.
A maximum of two non-resident property owners, per property, are permitted to vote in a municipal election. In order to vote, each of these voters must obtain written consent from a majority of the registered land-owners, and file this with the senior election official. Consent forms can be obtained from the senior election official, and must be presented at the time of voting.
When voting, you may also be required to provide proof of ownership to the voting official. Ensure you bring proof of ownership with you when voting.
For further information, or to obtain a consent form, please contact the senior election official.
Cheryl Young
Senior Election Official
Town of Carman

To view a pdf of this information click the following link: Voting as a Non-Resident 2018

In accordance with Section 36 of The Municipal Councils and School Boards Election Act, the Town of Carman’s Voters List is open for changes or revisions.
• Any person who is eligible to vote in municipal elections in the Local Authority of the Town of Carman can have his or her name added to the Voters List, or have any information about the voter on the Voters List corrected.
• Any person can request to have his or her name and address obscured from the Voters List. Any person whose name has been obscured will receive a Personal Security Certificate and Identification number. That person may only vote by Sealed Envelope Ballot and cannot vote in person at the regular or advance voting placed.
To implement the above, a written request must be submitted to the Senior Election Official, in person, by e-mail, fax or mail to:
Town of Carman
Box 160, 12-2nd Avenue SW
Carman MB R0G 0J0
Phone – 204-745-2443
Email –
The next General Election takes place on October 24, 2018.
Cheryl Young
Senior Election Official

To view a pdf of this information click the following link: ANNUAL VOTER LIST PUBLIC NOTICE 2018

Employment Opportunities
Recreation Facilities Maintenance Personnel Employment Opportunity

This position performs a variety of tasks related to the maintenance and operation of Carman Dufferin Recreation facilities and grounds, and works in accordance with approved practices and procedures. Some tasks included are ice maintenance, park and pathway cleaning and maintenance and general pool maintenance.
Qualifications of Position include a minimum of Grade 12 education (or equivalent), Refrigeration Operator’s Certificate; Arena Operator, Level 2 certificate; and Aquatic Facilities Operator course, or willing to take all necessary courses for the position.
A full job description is available at the Town of Carman office. To apply, please send your resume, stating your qualifications and experience, to the undersigned:
Cheryl Young CMMA
Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Carman
Box 160
Carman MB R0G 0J0

RM of Dufferin Water Notice- Wards 3 & 4

Important Information about Your Water Supply
The RM of Dufferin water system will be shutting off water service to some residents in Wards 3 & 4,
affected residents will be notified individually by the RM of Dufferin.
The outage will begin:
Tuesday June 19th between the hours of 9am – 3pm (estimated outage of 6 hours)
to complete upgrades to the rural distribution system.
This interruption to the water supply will lead to the loss of water pressure in the distribution system.
Distribution depressurization can compromise the safety of the water supply. All water users are asked to
follow boil water advisory precautions below once water service has been restored.
To avoid purchasing bottled water, and prior to the service interruption, water users can store tap water in
clean containers for drinking water purposes and should fill the bathtub for flushing water during the
Once water service resumes the RM of Dufferin will be flushing and testing the water. Water users may
experience a sputtering water flow, discolored or dirty water after the water service is restored. This is
normal and should resolve after a few minutes of running your tap. If it persists for longer than 5 minutes
after running the tap, contact 204-750-2652.
We anticipate water tests results by Friday, June 22, 1pm or sooner. Please check the website at
( or call (204-745-2301) and unless otherwise notified, you can begin normal water
use after that time.
All water should be brought to a rolling boil for at least one minute before it is used for:
 Drinking and ice making
 Preparing beverages, such as infant formula
 Preparing food
 Brushing teeth
It is not necessary to boil tap water used for other household purposes, such as laundry or washing dishes.
Adults and older children that are able to avoid swallowing the water can wash, bathe, or shower. Young
children should be sponge bathed. If boiling is not feasible, an alternate and safe supply of water should
be used.
To avoid burn injuries from hot water, caution should be taken. Please keep young children away
from boiled water, and place kettles and pots away from counter and stove edges.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: the R.M. of Dufferin Municipal Office at 204-745-
To review Fact Sheets on water use, please go to following sites:

View a pdf of this notice at the following link: June BWA 19-06-18 RM of Dufferin – BWA Notice (Maintenance) printed