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City of Yorkton News
December 22 to December 28, 2005
 

 

Past articles can be found in the Archives.

 


 

 

Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 1/2006

 
Proposed Bylaw No. 1/2006 <originally called Bylaw No. 31/2005>

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. 1/2006 to amend Section 16.2.3 Building Height of C-2 Arterial Commercial District of Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 as follows:

"The maximum principal building height is 12.6m or 3.0 storeys. Properties with front rear and side yard building setbacks greater than 9.14m are permitted to extend such height to 16.8m or 4.0 storeys."

This Zoning Amendment is applicable to the entire C-2 Arterial Commercial District, however only those properties with sufficient lot size will be impacted by this change.

The purpose of this Amendment is to allow for the far west end of the City to re-establish commercial anchors, more specifically to allow for the construction of a four-storey office building on the property hatched below. This building will be situated on the southeast corner of the property (corner of Dalebrooke Drive and Lakeview Road). The C-2 Arterial Commercial District, along with the property in question, legally identified as Block 63, Plan No. 68Y04659 is shown below:

The proposed bylaw, site plans, and building rendering for the hatched property may be inspected in the office of the Director of Planning and Engineering, 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 January 20, 2006. Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on January 23, 2006 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.

Jeffrey Humble
Director of Planning and Engineering
Phone: (306) 786-1727
e-mail:
   

 

  

 

Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 2/2006 

 
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. 2/2006 to amend Section 9.2.2 of the R-1 General Residential District of Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 as follows:

"Minimum Setback Requirements for Single Detached Dwellings shall be 6.0m"

This Zoning Amendment is applicable to the entire R-1 General Residential District. The purpose of this Amendment is to provide greater lot depth and buildable area for new housing construction by reducing the rear yard setback requirement from 7.5 metres to 6.0 metres, particularly for those lots which are situated on the corners of cul de sacs.

The proposed bylaw and zoning map may be inspected in the office of the Director of Planning and Engineering, 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 January 20, 2006. Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on January 23, 2006 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.

Jeffrey Humble
Director of Planning and Engineering
Phone: (306) 786-1727
e-mail:
     

 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
To The Residents of Yorkton

I want to thank each of you for your input into our community over the past year. Christmas is that time of year when we try to take time out to be with family and friends and to give to those in need. Wouldn't it be nice to have that feeling year round?

together we can make our city and our would a better place, and it starts right here at home. 

One behalf of the hard-working men and women of the City of Yorkton, and member of City council and myself:

Have a Merry Christmas 
And a Very Safe and Happy New Year!

Mayor Phil DeVos, City Council
and all the employees of the City of Yorkton

First council meeting of 2006 with be held on January 9 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 

 

Business Improvement District (BID)
Management Board Members


The City of Yorkton is advertising for interested persons who wish to be appointed to the Business Improvement District Management Board for 2006. Persons to be appointed shall be property owners or business operators in the District or a nominee of a corporation, which operates a business in the district.

For additional information, please contact the City Clerk's office at 786-1708.
 

 

 

 

City of Yorkton - Gallagher Centre 
Maintenance / Caretaker - Contract Position

   
The City of Yorkton is seeking a highly motivated and responsible individual as Gallagher Centre Maintenance / Caretaker under a contract position. Reporting to the Gallagher Centre Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance / Caretaker performs various duties relating to the general operation of the Gallagher Centre leisure complex which includes a number of buildings and leisure facilities.

Visit Employment for more details.

Please submit a detailed resume complete with three references no later than Friday, December 30, 2005 to: 
City of Yorkton Human Resources Department 
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan 
S3N 2W3 
e-mail:  
Fax: (306) 786-6880

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Yorkton Airport Terminal Cleaning Contract

   
NAME OF TENDER: Yorkton Airport Terminal Cleaning Contract 
TENDER MUST BE RECEIVED BY: 2:00 p.m. on January 10, 2006

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
Yorkton Airport Terminal Cleaning Contract
to:
Department of Planning and Engineering
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3 

Details of Tender:

The City of Yorkton requires a contractor to provide cleaning services at the Yorkton Municipal Airport Terminal Building. The proposed hours required are as follows:
  • March 1 to October 31 - 3 hours per week 
  • November 1 to February 28 - 1 hours per week 
  • Any additional hours of preapproved work will be paid at the tendered hourly rate 

The City will pay for supplies, however the contractor is required to do all purchasing necessary within the regular hours of the contract.

Prices quoted shall be on an hourly basis. The City is proposing a three-year term for the contract. A formal contract will be awarded to the lowest evaluated bid for the contractors proposed term.

A draft contract agreement is available from the Planning and Engineering Department located at City Hall, 37 Third Avenue North, 2nd Floor. 

Tenders shall remain open for acceptance by the City and irrevocable for thirty (30) calendar days following the date specified for tender closing. 

Tenders received after the date and time specified for closing will be marked late and be returned unopened.

Enquiries regarding the tendering procedure and particulars should be directed to: 

Fran Brimacombe, Engineering 
Phone: (306)786-1730 
Fax: (306)786-6880 
e-mail:  

The City reserves the right to reject any or all quotations. 
Lowest or any quotation not necessarily accepted.

 

 

 

 

New History Book 


The City of Yorkton is pleased to announce the 
launch of our new history book, 
Windows On Our History.

The book, written by Terri Lefebvre Prince 
chronicles Yorkton's history from 
pre-colonization to present day.

Windows On Our History 
will be available for sale at 
Frameworks and City Hall 
beginning December 22nd 
for the holiday season.

Book Price is $35.00 (GST Included)

For more information call 
Terri Lefebvre Prince, Heritage Researcher 
at 786-1722 or e-mail:  
 

 

  

 

Christmas Break Kids Convention


An opportunity for children to participate in recreational activities over the Christmas break. A variety of sports, games and crafts with a seasonal theme.

December 27 - 30, 2005 Gloria Hayden Community Centre 
8:00am to NOON; 1:00pm to 5:00pm (lunch hour will be supervised if required) 
$50.00/participant for the week Only 25 registrations will be taken

To register call the G.H.C.C. at 786-1776.
 

 

 

 

Dial-A-Bus 
Extra Service and Holiday Hours

   
Merry Christmas
We are happy to announce and additional Dial-A-Bus 
will be providing service to passengers on 
Friday, December 16th To Saturday, December 24th From10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Dial-A-Bus Holiday Hours
 
Saturday, December 24th: 9 am to 3 pm

Monday, December 26th: No Service

Tuesday, December 27th: Service Resumes 
Monday, January 2nd: Service Resumes
  

 

 

 

Sanitary Landfill Holiday Hours

 
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24th - 9 AM TO 2 PM 
MONDAY, DECEMBER 26th - NO SERVICE 
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27th - NO SERVICE 
MONDAY, JANUARY 2nd - NO SERVICE

SANITARY LANDFILL REGULAR HOURS OF OPERATION 
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
 Saturday: 9:00 am to 4 pm
  

 

 

 

Sarcan Recycling Depot
Hours of Operation

  
Sarcan Recycling Depot 
144 Ball Road 782-4213

Hours of Operation 
Effective November 1, 2005

Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Closed every Friday between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. for staff meeting.

CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS 
The Sarcan Recycling Depot will be closed for Christmas 
beginning December 23rd and will re-open on January 2, 2006.
 

 

 

 

Gallagher Centre Water Park
Program Times

   

Leisure Swim

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
7:30 to 9:30 p.m
Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

 
*Extra Leisure Swims*

Tuesday, Dec. 27th
Thursday, Dec. 29th
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.  
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

 
Family Swim

Sunday: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. 

*Parents must accompany children!

 
Admission

Pre-School (0-2years)
Child (3-14 years)
Youth (15-17 years)
Adult (18+ years)
Family (immediate)
Aquacize Drop-in
FREE 
$3.00 
$4.00 
$6.00 
$15.00  
$6.00

Program times subject to change. 
For more information on Water Park Programs, 
please call 786-1740.