Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Pense No. 160

Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Pense No. 160 – located between the Provincial Capital City of Regina and the City of Moose Jaw. Looking for a place to live, to work, to do business? The R.M. of Pense has a lot to offer. Check us out!

October is Fire Prevention Month

Did you know that you should replace smoke alarms when they are 10 years old? Pense Fire Department has a limited quantity of battery powered fire alarms to be given to Pense and district residents on a first come, first served basis. If you are interested in obtaining one, please contact the fire department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., the R.M. office at 306-345-2303 or the Town office at 306-345-2332.

Drop Off Day

Safely dispose of your unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock medications, free of charge, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on October 27 at the following locations:

Regina, Crop Production Services 306-757-3501 &

Moose Jaw, Prairie Plains Agro Ltd. 306-692-1661.

Landfill Changes

The R.M. landfill has become am unregulated bin site and is now open to R.M. ratepayers only. Instead of putting garbage in pits, garbage will now be collected in bins which will then be transferred to the landfill in Regina. The recycling bins will remain in place for ratepayers to utilize.

The hours of operation will remain the same: Wednesdays, noon to 4 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The following items are not allowed in the garbage bins: asphalt shingles, cement, chemical containers, dead animals, electronics (recyclable at SARCAN), grain, hazardous waste, house demolition, liquid domestic sewage, new house construction garbage, petroleum by-products, propane tanks, railway ties, recyclable materials, refrigeration units, tires, and wire of any description.

Fire Ban Lifted

Please note that the fire ban which was placed in the R.M. of Pense No. 160 on July 18, 2017 has been lifted as of September 21. Thank you to everyone who refrained from burning trees, leaves and garbage during these dry conditions.

Controlled Burns

The number to call when reporting a controlled burn has changed. Effective immediately, please call1-866-404-4911. When calling, please provide your name, the date of the burn, start and end times, type of burn and land location. Thank you for cooperating by calling in your controlled burns.