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City of Yorkton News
February 23 to March 1, 2006

  

 

Past articles can be found in the Archives.

 


  

 

Public Notice
Notice of Meetings

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

Date:  February 28, 2006
Time: 1:15 p.m.
Location: Independent Manor Lounge 

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

Date:  March 1, 2006
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location: Meeting Room "A" - City Hall
 
 

 

 

Public Notice
Proposed Bylaw No. 5/2006

 
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. 5/2006 to amend Sections 9, 10, 11, and 13 of Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 (R-1 General Residential, R-2 Low Density Residential, R-3 Medium Density Residential, and R-5 Mixed Density Residential):

"Amend all Residential Care Homes from Discretionary Uses to Permitted Uses."

The purpose of this Amendment is to allow Applicants of "Residential Care Homes" to establish such homes in accordance with Section 7.8 Residential Care Homes of Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 without going through the Discretionary Use process which includes Public Notice via newspaper advertising and notification of residents within a 60 metre radius of the proposed use.

A residential Care Home is defined as follows:

A licensed or approved care home governed by Provincial regulations which is the primary place of residence of the care provider, that provides, in a residential setting, 24 hour care of persons in need of personal services, supervision or assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of the individual in which the number of residents, excluding staff, does not exceed four (4).

The proposed bylaw 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 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., all holidays excepted and up until 12:00 noon Friday March 10, 2006. Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on March 13, 2006 in the City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00 p.m. 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
Discretionary Use Application

  
The Council of the City of Yorkton pursuant to Section 74 of The Planning and Development Act, 1983 hereby gives notice of its intention to consider a Discretionary Use Application for:

60 Smith Street 
C-1 City Centre Commercial District 
Lot 28, Block 10, Plan No. 99Y04947

The Discretionary Use, which is being applied for is to allow for the development of an "Automotive Maintenance" business. Pursuant to Bylaw 14/2003, "Automotive Maintenance" is defined as follows:

A development used for the servicing and mechanical repair of automobiles, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and similar vehicles or the sale, installation, or servicing of related accessories and parts. This use class includes transmission shops, detail shops, muffler shops, and automotive upholstery shops. This use class does not include auto body repair and paint shops.

Any person may make oral or written representation to City Council at its meeting to be held on Monday, March 13, 2006 in City Hall Council Chambers, Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 5:00 p.m. Any questions, concerns, or petitions regarding this application should be directed to the undersigned. Oral or written submissions will be considered when the Public Hearing, in respect to this application, is in session.

Jeffrey Humble, PPS, MCIP 
Director of Planning and Engineering 
Telephone: (306) 786-1727 
Email:  
 

 

 

 

Next Council Meeting

 
The next council meeting will be held on March 13, 2006 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 maintain and possess a valid Class 5 driver's license and own transportation;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Valid CPR and First Aid preferred;
  • Knowledge of computers would be an asset
SALARY
$9.90 per hour (35 hours per week)

Interested applicants may forward by 4:30 p.m. on March 31, 2006, their resume, along with three references, including your reason for applying for this opportunity and the attributes you feel you possess to be successful in this position to: 

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

For further information call Darren Spelay, Community Program Co-ordinator at 786-1750.

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

 

 

 

Request for Tender
Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services

  

Name of Tender: Deer Park Clubhouse Janitorial Services 
Tender must be received by: * Extended until Friday, February 24, 2006 - closing at 4:00 p.m.

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: * Extended until Friday, February 24, 2006 - closing at 4:00 p.m.

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: * Extended until Friday, February 24, 2006 - closing at 4:00 p.m.

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.
      

 

 

 

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 
is currently available for sale at 
Frameworks and City Hall. 
Book Price is $35.00 (GST Included)

Or, mail orders are also accepted. 
Book $35.00, plus $10.00 postage and handling, 
Total $45.00 payable to the City of Yorkton 
Box 400 Yorkton, Sask. S3N 2W3

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