Municipal leaders are faced with diverse challenges that require resolution. The Saskatchewan Municipal Peer Network offers dispute resolution services by connecting elected municipal officials and administrators with highly experienced peer mentors who have proven successful in resolving inter-municipal disputes.
Municipal officials are able to contact a mentor to guide them one-on-one, and help resolve issues at a local level. Peer mentors, who are senior municipal administrators and elected officials, can provide coaching and advice on:
Roles and responsibilities
Any conversation between a mentor and peer is confidential, and there is no cost to the service.
Saskatchewan's Municipal Peer Network, modelled after Alberta's Peer Network, is a partnership between the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA), Rural Municipalities Association of Administrators (RMAA), Urban Municipal Administrators Association of Saskatchewan (UMAAS), and the Government of Saskatchewan.