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City of Yorkton News
September 23 to September 29, 2004
 

 

Past articles can be found in the Archives.

 


 

 

Public Notice
Bylaw No. 22/2004: Borrowing Bylaw


Public Notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Yorkton intends to consider giving second and third reading to Bylaw No. 22/2004, known as the Borrowing Bylaw, a bylaw to provide for the borrowing of $7,000,000 for the purpose of construction of a multi-purpose facility at the Council Meeting of Monday, September 27, 2004 at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 37 Third Avenue North.

For further information, please view the Bylaw or 
call the Director of Finance, Lonnie Kaal at 786-1721.

 

 

 

Public Notice
Notice of Meeting


Yorkton Housing Corporation Board 
The next meeting of the Yorkton Housing Corporation Board will be held on:

Date:  September 28, 2004
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: Independent Manor Lounge 
 

 

 

Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 19/2004


The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 207 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983 hereby gives notice of its intention to pass Bylaw No. 19/2004 to authorize a contract zone on the following property:

Lot C, Block 63, Registered Plan No. 72Y07045, known civically as 516 Broadway Street West shall be rezoned (under the Contract Zoning requirements as outlined in Section 82 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983) from C2 - Arterial Commercial to MI-1 - Light Industrial as outlined in bold on the map below.

The rezoning of the property via contract agreement will allow for the use of a Storage Compound/ Facility for the purpose of truck storage in addition to the existing Licensed Restaurant and Drinking Establishment.

The proposed bylaw zoning amendment may be inspected in the office of the Junior Planner, City Hall by any person without payment of any fees between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm, all holidays excepted and up until 12:00 noon Friday September 24th, 2004.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday September 27th, 2004 in the City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00pm. Oral or written submissions will be considered when the Public Hearing, in respect to this application, is in session.

Jillian Savage: Junior Planner 
Ph. 786-1724 

 

 

 

 

Public Notice
Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment Bylaw #23/2004


The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 207 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983 hereby gives notice of its intention to pass Bylaw #23/2004 and to consider a Zoning Bylaw Amendment on the following property:

Lots 1 to 20 both inclusive, Block 16, Registered Plan A.B. 3607, known civically as 162 Dunlop Street shall be rezoned from IN - Institutional to R4 - High Density Residential as outlined in bold on the map below.

The proposed bylaw zoning amendment will allow for the conversion of the existing school into assisted living housing for seniors.

The proposed bylaw zoning amendment may be inspected in the office of the Junior Planner, City Hall by any person without payment of any fees between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm, all holidays excepted and up until 12:00 noon Friday September 24th, 2004.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday, September 27th, 2004 in City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00pm. Oral or written submissions will be considered when the Public Hearing, in respect to this application, is in session.

Jillian Savage Junior Planner 
Ph. 786-1724 

 

 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
The next council meeting will be held on September 27, 2004 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 

 

2004 Water Main Flushing Program

 
The Public Works Department will commence a water main flushing program on Tuesday, OCTOBER 12, 2004 at 6:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M. Flushing is required to remove the rust and sediment that has accumulated in the water mains. City crews will be flushing the mains from approx. 6:00 P.M. through to 4:00 A.M. for three or four nights until completed. Flushing will begin in Weinmaster Park and southwest areas of the City on the first evening and move towards City centre thereafter.

During flushing, the water will contain a considerable amount of rust and sediment, and may be discolored for several hours. The system pressure will fluctuate during the flushing period. Both the sediment and the low pressure can cause problems in the operation of plumbing fixtures, especially air conditioning, refrigeration equipment, and water softners. Doing laundry is not recommended, as the discolored water will stain clothing. For this reason, it is advisable not to use water if it is discolored unless it is absolutely necessary to do so.

Residents who live in the areas being flushed should collect containers of water beforehand for drinking and cooking, before the flushing program starts. Residents should use as little water as possible, and should avoid drawing water into their homes. It's best not to use your washing machine or dishwasher until the water color returns to normal.

If further information is required, please contact the Public Works and Engineering Departments at 786-1760 or 786-1730 between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday.
 

 

 

 

Landfill Winter Hours

 
Sanitary Landfill Entrance Fees: 

Cars   $2.00
Half Ton Trucks/Utility Trailers   $5.00
One Ton Trucks/Tandem Trailers $12.00
Two and Three Ton Trucks/Tandem Trucks $24.00
Semi-Trailer Trucks $35.00
 
Contaminated Soil $12.00/cu. yd.
Small Carcasses $24.00
Large Carcasses $44.00
 
Out of City Garbage
 
$6.00/cu. yd.

Winter Landfill Hours

OCTOBER 1 TO APRIL 30 

Monday to Friday:   9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday:   9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

CLOSED SUNDAYS AND STATUTORY HOLIDAYS

Please enter not later than 15 minutes before closing to allow for material handling.
 

 

  

 

Monster Mash 2004


Sunday, October 31, 2004 
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 
Agripavilion (behind the Parkland Agriplex)

We are looking for volunteers to help with the event as well as candy donations. If you are interested in donating candy, please drop it off at the Gloria Hayden Community Centre.

If you can help volunteer for this event or for further information please call the Boys and Girls Club of Yorkton at 783-2582 or the Gloria Hayden Community Centre at 786-1777
  

 

  

 

Parks News

 
Back Lane Pruning: 
Residents are reminded that property owners are responsible for trees/shrubs that encroach on the right of way of the lane. All pruning is the responsibility of the homeowner. The City of Yorkton is not responsible for private trees that overhang and encroach the back lane.

Residents are encouraged to take a look at the back lane and ensure there is no encroachment issues. The Parks Department will be monitoring back lanes and clean up orders can be issued under the unsightly premises bylaw. Back lanes need to be accessible for refuse removal and to accommodate traffic.

Utility poles are one indication on where the back lanes property lines may be. Fences are another indication. Again, residents are encouraged to look at their back lanes. There are contractors in the City that will perform the service for a fee.

For more information, please contact the Parks Department at 786-1754
  

 

  

 

Drop-in Volleyball

 
Adult co-ed drop-in volleyball 
Mondays at the Gloria Hayden Community Centre 
9:00 to 10:30 pm 
Starts September 20, 2004

Please call the Gloria Hayden Community Centre at 786-1777 for further information.
  

 

  

 

City Archives

 
The City of Yorkton 
Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission 
is seeking archival items such as:
 

  • PHOTOGRAPHS
  • POSTCARDS
  • LETTERS
  • CALENDARS
  • DOCUMENTS
  • SCRAP BOOKS
  • POSTERS
  • NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS
  • FAMILY HISTORIES
  • SPECIAL STORIES
  • SMALL ARTIFACTS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF YORKTON AND AREA.

Please write to: 
HERITAGE RESEARCHER 
BOX 400 
CITY OF YORKTON 
YORKTON, SK 
S3N 2W3

Phone: (306) 782-1792 
E-mail:  

ON SALE: THE WHISKEY MAN --The Bronfman/Balmoral Hotel story 
$10.00 
Available at City Hall, Tourism Yorkton, Frameworks on Broadway and the Western Development Museum.