This article is about the rural municipality in Canada. For other places with the same name, see Silverwood.
Silverwood No. 123, Saskatchewan is a rural municipality of 164 rural residents (2006 census) in the southeastern part of Saskatchewan, Canada. The RM was incorporated October 31, 1911. There are no localities in this area. Historically, other localities in the area include Fairmede, St. Hubert, Vandura and Langbank. The RM is located south of the Transcanada Highway. The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias), a species of special concern, makes its home in this area.
A rural municipality is an administrative district consisting of an elected reeve, councilors, administrator who provide essential services within their area.
A person could work for the municipality and have his earnings put toward the taxes on his land; at one time, money collected in each Division stayed in that Division....The RM has as its responsibilities for many areas: agricultural programs and concerns in general; tax collections for needs of the municipality - road construction and maintenance; protective services - pest control, fire protection, weed control, environmental development, cultural and educational services; medical and veterinary needs and so forth. — Tecumseh No. 65