About the RM of Paynton No. 470

The Rural Municipality of Paynton No. 470 consists of 593.95 square kilometers (kms) and is located 40 km West of North Battleford and 82 kms East of Lloydminster along Highway 16.  The RM was incorporated January 1, 1913. Other localities in the area include the Village of Paynton and Hamlet of Bresaylor. The R.M’s main office is located in the Village of Paynton at 205 1st Street East and the RM Shop is located at 106 3rd Aveune East.

The municipality is known for its beautiful North Saskatchewan River Valley scenery.  The RM owns property at Birch Lake which is for ratepayer’s use free of charge.  The main industries in the area are Agriculture, Oil &Gas.   


MONDAY TO THURSDAY  9:00 a.m TO NOON,  1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST.


Congratulations to

Reeve Kevin Garrett

Division 1 Councilor Albert Duhaime

Division 5 Councilor Terry Gregson

on their reappointment by Acclamation.


RESULTS of the 2020 Election for RM of Paynton No. 470

held November 9th, 2020

Councillor Division No.  3

Sheldon Rhinehart 33

Kristen Shantz 8

Thank you to those who came out to vote.


Paynton Ferry is closed for the Winter Season.

Hours of Operation:  6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (last crossing at 10:45 p.m.) Closes for meal breaks at 12:00 p.m - 12:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. -6:30 p.m.


Partial Fire Ban is in effect as of Oct. 26/2020

 If you plan on doing any burning please call  The Control Burn Line in Prince Albert at - 1-866-404-4911 before you start burning and once you are done.  Also call the RM Office so that they may notify the Fire Chief!