The MPCA meeting was held on March 8 to discuss such topics as:

Montgomery Place Garage Sale – As always, the first Saturday in May – May 7 – will be the community-wide garage sale. In less than 24 hours, the MPCA Facebook post listing this year’s date saw more than 1200 views.

Voting on April 4 – Montgomery Place residents vote in the provincial election at Montgomery School from 9 am to 8 pm. Remember your Voter Information Card and ID.

Montgomery Place 70th Anniversary – Save the date on Sept. 17, 2016. Spread the word.

MPCA Finances – Community Association finances will be strained by two major activities this summer: the reconstruction of the rink in Montgomery Park and the celebration of our community’s 70th anniversary in September. Lalena Simon is applying for grants and sponsors are being sought for the rink project. Trish Schmidt is applying for anniversary support.

Montgomery Park Rink – Our short mild winter made for a short skating season. Thanks to our crew of supervisors and to volunteer Jim McAllister and others for making and grooming the rink and pond ice. Plans are underway to rebuild the rink this summer. Stay tuned for updates.

Drainage – In March City crews were busy pumping spring runoff around the community.

LAP – See the report of the 8th Local Area Planning (LAP) on March 15 on Noise Pollution. Next meeting is April 6 – 7 pm at Montgomery School on Neighbourhood Safety, then a second Neighbourhood Safety LAP April 19 at St. David’s Trinity Church at 7 pm.

Trains – There have been more complaints about trains, this time about malfunctioning railway arms at 11th Street.

Social Media Policy – A policy was approved to define our actions on Facebook, the website, our email notification list and the newsletter.

MPCA Spring Classes from May 18-June 22 – Wednesday nights 5:45-6:30 pm – Outdoor Fitness $30 – Also Outdoor Yoga from 6:45-7:45 pm – $30. Call Candace at 306-978-0261.

MPCA Summer Classes from July 12-August 30 – Tuesday nights 5:45-6:30 pm – Outdoor Fitness – $40 – Also Outdoor Yoga from 6:45-7:45 pm – $40. Call Candace at 306-978-0261.

Email List – Sign up at to receive community email announcements.

Montgomery School – Kindergarten registrations for 2016-17 continue to be accepted. Call the school at 306-683-7370. The School Science Fair is April 26. We hope for a Buddy Bench between the two playgrounds to encourage students to ask one another to play. Thanks to the Home and School for purchasing a third water bottle fountain.

St. Dominic School – On April 21 there will be a school Talent Show. On April 28, a Tea will be held in celebration of school projects commemorating the roots of Montgomery Place. Community members are invited to attend the Tea at 10:30 am.

City of Saskatoon – Join the City’s new Citizen Advisory Panel to provide input on topics that affect our City at Remember the No Smoking ban.

Next Meeting – Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7 pm in the Montgomery School Library.