State of Local Emergency 2010

Whereas the standing water creating the flood on July 1, 2010 has since receded,

And Whereas, the City of Yorkton is satisfied that an emergency no longer exists,

And Whereas the City of Yorkton has Bylaws, policies and processes in place to appropriately deal with issues that may arise relative to the July 1st, 2010 flood,

Therefore, effective September 30, 2010, the declaration of a state of emergency within the municipal boundaries of the City of Yorkton, is terminated.

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Historical Information

The original declaration of the State of Emergency was worded as follows:

The City of Yorkton has declared a STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY due to flooding as of July 1, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. This Declaration of Local Emergency is authorized under the Province of Saskatchewan’s Emergency Planning Act.

The Citizens of Yorkton are asked to obey all laws, regulations and orders, for the duration of the emergency. Your cooperation with emergency response personnel will greatly assist in recovering from this emergency. This declaration provides our Emergency Personnel with all authority to perform their duties as required.

Please stay away from any areas that were flooded, especially the downtown core to allow emergency personnel to carry out their work.

Our Emergency Operations Centre has been activated.

Updates will continue to be provided as information becomes available.  Click on the links on the left for more information.

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