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City of Yorkton News
March 31 to April 6, 2005
 

 

Past articles can be found in the Archives.

 


 

 

Public Notice
Assessment Roll


Public Notice is hereby given that pursuant to subsection 187(1) of The Cities Act, the assessment roll for the City of Yorkton for the year 2005 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the assessor from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the following days: March 21, 2005 to April 19, 2005.

Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment or classification to the Board of Revision is required to file his or her appeal with: The Assessor, City of Yorkton, P.O. Box 400, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, S3N 2W3 by the 19th day of April, 2005.

For further information visit Assessment or contact 
Kim Durdin, City Assessment Co-ordinator at 786-1736.
 

 

 

 

Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 7/2005


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. 7/2005 to authorize a contract zone on the following property:

Block G, Registered Plan No. 62Y08073, known civically as 77 Broadway Street West shall be rezoned (under the Contract Zoning requirements as outlined in Section 82 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983) from C1 - City Centre Commercial to CZ - Contract Zone providing for M1 - Light Industrial as shaded-in on the map below.

The rezoning of the property via contract agreement will allow for the operation of a business that provides accommodation, daytime boarding, care, sale, grooming and exercising of small animals. The proposed Bylaw is only applicable to one business section of the existing commercial building.

The proposed bylaw 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 April 15, 2005. Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday April 18, 2005 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 
Phone: (306) 786-1724 
Email:
 

 

 

 

Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 8/2005


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. 8/2005 to authorize a contract zone on the following property:

Lot 37 and the Southwest Half of Lot 38, Block 35, Registered Plan No. 63Y00274, known civically as 399 Parkview Road shall be rezoned (under the Contract Zoning requirements as outlined in Section 82 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983) from R2 - Low Density Residential to CZ - Contract Zone providing for R4 - High Density Residential as shaded - in on the map below.

The rezoning of the property via contract agreement will provide the owner with building replacement to the value of the existing eight-plex dwelling (dwelling rowhouse) in the event of an insurance claim resulting from the destruction of the building.

The proposed bylaw and contract 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 April 15, 2005. Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday April 18, 2005 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 
Email:
 

 

  

 

Public Notice
Notice of Meetings


Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission 
The next meeting of the Municipal Heritage Advisory Sub-Commission will be held on:

Date:  April 7, 2005
Time: 3:00 p.m..
Location: Meeting Room "B" - City Hall

Municipal Planning Commission 
The next meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission will be held on:

Date:  April 6, 2005
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location: Meeting Room "A" - City Hall
 
 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
The next council meeting will be held on April 4, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

  

 

Job Opportunities:
Summer Programmers

 
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR 
4 - Full Time Summer Culture, Recreation and Sport Programmer Positions

The programmers will be responsible for development of the Summer Programs within the City of Yorkton. You will be responsible for planning, marketing, implementing and evaluating the Summer Program for children and youth 6 -11 years of age.

Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to those with Recreation/Leisure training and/or related experience; 
  • Program delivery knowledge or experience; 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 driver's license and own transportation;
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance; 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Valid CPR and First Aid preferred; 
  • Knowledge of computers would be an asset.

Applicants are to submit their resume and cover letter stating qualifications, experience and three references including phone numbers to the undersigned no later than Friday, April 1, 2005.

For more information please visit Employment.
   

 

 

 

Ice Time Available
Kinsmen Arena

 
Between April 1st and April 14th there is ice time available for rent at the Kinsmen Arena. An opportunity for rec hockey teams, school groups, private bookings, and other functions to get in your last minute skate before the season is over. Call 786-1777 for more information on booking.

There will be extra public skating times on April 4, 7, 11, and 14.
 

 

  

 

Aquatic Centre News

 
Aquacize: 
Exercise in the water at the Comfort Inn -- Drop in fee is $4 per visit. 
9:00 - 10:00 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
1:00 - 2:00 pm Tuesday, Thursday 
8:00 - 9:00 pm Monday, Thursday 
No swimming ability is required. Focus is on cardiovascular work out.

Interested in Teaching or Leading Aquacize? Contact Michael 
at 786-1745.

Call the Aquatic Office at 786-1744 if you require additional information.
    

 

  

 

Gloria Hayden Community Centre

 
Birthday Parties 
Please call 786-1777 
for rates and bookings.

Walking/Jogging Track 
Open 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday to Friday 
Noon to 5 p.m. weekends 
$1 per visit or monthly pass for $15

 

  

 

G.H.C.C. Fall/Winter 
Hours of Operation 

 
Monday - Friday 
8:30 am to 10:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday 
NOON to 5:00 pm

We are open on all stat holidays from 
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

A reminder that the G.H.C.C. is a scent-free environment. Perfumes, colognes and scented products are known to cause severe allergic reactions in some people. Please restrict the use of these products while visiting the G.H.C.C. Your cooperation is important to ensuring the enjoyment and good health of all participants.

For more information or to make a booking, 
call the G.H.C.C. at 786-1777.
    

 

 

 

City of Yorkton Archive

   
The City of Yorkton Archive is looking for photos of buildings which stood on the George Dulmage farmstead dating back to the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. 

Contact T. Prince, Heritage Researcher, City of Yorkton, at 306-786-1792, or write to City of Yorkton, Box 400, Yorkton, SK S3N 2W3.
   

 

  

 

Congratulatory Certificates


Having a "Special Anniversary" or a "Milestone Birthday"?

The City of Yorkton would like to recognize citizens of Yorkton who are celebrating a "milestone birthday" or Golden Anniversary or better, by sending a letter and congratulatory certificate.

If you, or someone you know, will be celebrating such an occasion, please contact City Hall at 786-1705.