PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Access

In recognition of COVID-19 we will be closing our doors to the public for the Somerset and Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes Municipal Offices, Municipal Shops, Community Centres and Rinks until further notice. Please watch website for updates.

Our office will still be open to calls and emails.  Any payments may be made online or left in Somerset at the mailbox located at the back of the office.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

COVID-19 – Office Closure Notice – Notre-dame

Please visit the following link for further information

Effective March 26, 2020

The Somerset Villa will no longer be accepting any recycling materials.  An order issued by the Province of Manitoba has ordered the recycling program to stop.  If you have the space to store your recycling please do and once the program resumes it will be picked up.  Recycling pick-up will continue, but it will be transported to the Somerset transfer site.  This order also includes the closure of the Thrift Store.  Please avoid leaving items at the front door.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Welcome to the Municipality of Lorne Website

The Municipality of Lorne is located in the south central part of Manitoba in the agricultural zone of Canada.  Lorne is bordered on the east by the Pembina Hills, on the north and west by the Tiger Hills, and on the south by the Pembina Valley.  The Municipality of Lorne is a picturesque region of gentle, rolling hills, and a patchwork of some of the most fertile fields in Manitoba.   The administrative office is located at 307 3rd Street in Somerset, Manitoba.

Utility Readings Meters are to be read quarterly for the communities of St. Leon, Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes and Somerset.  Please ensure your water reading is in to avoid estimation charges ($25.00).  Leave a message at 204-744-2133 or 204-248-7290, feel free to email your readings to or

Please be advised that when making payments online to the Municipality, please do not make payments on the due date.  It may take up to 3-5 business days for the payment to reach the office. Payments are only applied when the Municipal Office receives confirmation from the banking institution during regular business hours.  Although your payment leaves your bank account immediately, the office does not receive notification immediately.  Interest is applied to all accounts the first day of each month.

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