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City of Yorkton News
February 2 to February 8, 2006

  

 

Past articles can be found in the Archives.

 


 

 

Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

 
Leisure Services Commission 
The next meeting of the Leisure Services Commission will be held on:

Date:  February 7, 2006
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location: Meeting Room "A" - City Hall 

Yorkton Public Library Board 
The next meeting of the Yorkton Public Library Board will be held on:

Date:  February 8, 2006
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Yorkton Public Library Meeting Room 

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

Date:  February 9, 2006
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Meeting Room "A" - City Hall
 
 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
The next council meeting will be held on February 20, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

 

 

Job Opportunity
Full-Time Lifeguard 

 
Applications are invited for a Full-Time
Lifeguard

The Water Park located in the Gallagher Centre is looking for an enthusiastic staff member to complement its newly expanded and renovated facility.

Full-time Instructor/Lifeguard: 
Primary responsibilities involve the delivery of program and supervision of patrons.

Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Instruction of learn to swim and special event programs. 
  • Lifeguard supervision of wave pool facility. 
  • Some shifts will require supervisory duties.
Qualifications
  • Lifesaving Instructor. 
  • National Lifeguard Service, Standard First Aid. 
  • Program delivery experience. 
  • Possess and maintain R.C.M.P. security clearance and a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver's license.
SALARY
$938.40 - $1,013.60 bi-weekly.

DEADLINE Applicants are to submit their resumes complete with three references and telephone number, no later than 4:30 p.m. February 3, 2006 to:

Director of Human Resources 
Box 400 - 37 Third Avenue North 
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3 
Fax: 786-6880 
Email:

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

 

 

 

Snowmobile Regulations 
Bylaw No. 8/2000

 
1. No person shall drive or operate a snowmobile whether it is licensed or not on any of the following:
street, lane, avenue, highway, boulevard, park or playground within the corporate limits of the City of Yorkton.
2. Operation of licensed snowmobiles shall be permitted in accordance with Bylaw No. 8/2000 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on the routes designated in Schedule "A" of this bylaw <see below>.
Any person who contravenes any provisions of this bylaw may face fines and/or the snowmobile will be seized and impounded for a period of up to thirty (30) days.

To report an infraction of this bylaw you can contact the Yorkton RCMP City Detachment or the Bylaw Enforcement Office. For more information pertaining to this bylaw contact the Bylaw Enforcement Office at 786-1725.

Bylaw Control


 

 

  

 

Request for Tender
Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services

  
Name of Tender: Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services 
Tender must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on February 8, 2006

Please send sealed tender clearly marked:
 
Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Tender:
Tender specifications are available at Leisure Services, 2nd floor, City Hall, 37 - 3rd Avenue North, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. 

Contract period: One year with option to renew for three years.

Preference will be given to contractors bidding on Deer Park Food & Beverage Services Proposal, and those with experience in providing janitorial services. 

Site Inspection required by all bidders. Please contact Leisure Services at 786-1750 to arrange an appointment. 

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.

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

Darcy McLeod, Director of Leisure Services 
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 786-6880
Email:

The City reserves the right to reject any or all tenders. 
Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
  

 

  

 

Request for Proposals
Kinsmen Arena Concession

  
Name of Proposal: Kinsmen Arena Concession 
Proposals must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on February 8, 2006

Please send sealed proposal clearly marked:
 
Kinsmen Arena Concession
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Proposal:
Contract period: One year with option to renew for three years.

Preference will be given to contractors bidding on Deer Park Food Services Proposal, and those with experience in the food service industry. 

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

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

Contact Person: Enquiries regarding the proposal procedure and particulars should be directed to: 

Darcy McLeod, Director of Leisure Services 
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 786-6880
Email:

The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. 
Lowest or any proposal not necessarily accepted.
 

 

 

 

Request for Proposals 
Deer Park Food & Beverage Services

 
Name of Proposal: Deer Park Food & Beverage Services 
Proposals must be received by: 4:00 p.m. on February 8, 2006

Please send sealed proposal clearly marked:

Deer Park Food & Beverage Services
to:
Department of Leisure Services
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3

Details of Proposal:
Contract period: One year with option to renew for three years.

Preference will be given to contractors bidding on Clubhouse Caretaking Tender, and those with experience in the food service industry.

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

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

Contact Person: Enquiries regarding the proposal procedure and particulars should be directed to: 

Darcy McLeod, Director of Leisure Services 
Phone: 786-1750
Fax: 786-6880
Email:

The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. 
Lowest or any proposal not necessarily accepted.
      

 

 

 

February Break Kids Convention

 
February 13 - 17, 2006 
8:00am to NOON; 1:00pm to 5:00pm 
(lunch hour will be supervised if required) 
Gloria Hayden Community Centre

Ages 6 - 12 
Fun, games, sports, arts & crafts 
Snacks will be provided

Cost is $50.00 / participant 
Pre-registration ONLY 
maximum 25 children

For more information or to register call 786-1776.
 

 

 

 

February Break
Water Park Leisure Swims


February 13th - 17th: 
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Adults: $6.00 
Youth (ages 15-17): $4.00
Child (ages 3-14): $3.00 
Preschool: Free

If you require additional information, contact the Water Park at 786-1740.
 

 

 

 

Leisure Facilities
Important Phone Numbers


Arena Bookings 
786-1777
Water Park  786-1740
Gloria Hayden Centre  786-1776
Godfrey Dean C.C. Bookings  786-1777
Kinsmen Blue Room Bookings  786-1777
Library Meeting Room  786-1777
Leisure Services - City Hall 
 
786-1750
 

 

 

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: